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Royal Tyrrell Museum Cafeteria

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1500 North Dinosaur Trail | Royal Tyrrell Museum, Drumheller, Alberta T0J 0Y0, Canada
(403) 823-8223
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Armstrong Station, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The staff were very helpful and considering cashier was cook as well , he was very fast and the food was well prepared and tastey

Thank Basil A
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 548 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

After driving out to Drumheller, you will want a quick bite before taking in the excellent museum. Unfortunately, this "cafe" is your only choice once you are inside the museum. It is quick, yes. But it is not very good. Limited selection. Fries were poorly done and mushy. Chicken was dry. Outside tables are fun -- don't feed the prairie... More 

Thank EagleEyeBoston
Drumheller, Canada
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Food wise we were not impressed as not very child menu could be more creative maybe dino theme foods for a start

Thank smdmac2016
Calgary, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Pretty decent cafeteria, has burgers and chicken fingers, as well as sandwiches an other cold food. Top tip, bring a water bottle and fill it up in the museum. There is no water fountain at the bathroom near the cafeteria, probably so you buy more bottled water. Overall, nothing impressive, but not disappointing either.

Thank Calgary_guy_yyc
Vancouver, BC
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

Only negative about the Tyrrell Museum is the high school quality cafeteria. Pack your own lunch as the only other option is overpriced, poor quality and was out of stock on many items such as milk.

Thank BCExplorer
San Francisco, California
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Outstanding museum in Drummheller. I'm not especially into paleontology, but this place is truly remarkable. If you're at all into dinosaurs, it's worth the trip.

Thank chezcohen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

We were 3 generations of travellers, and each one tuckered out for different reasons. The cafeteria offered cold and hot beverages, sandwiches and salads and some grilled fare. We ordered 2 small burgers plain for my grandson, and mom and I had a sandwich each. Staff were very helpful and made suggestions beyond food for which I was grateful as... More 

Thank CanadaBeecharmer
Carlsbad, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Nothing fancy, but some good selections and prices. Sandwich we had was just right and tasty. Nice stop on a hot day, relaxing inside.

Thank RLCD
Edmonton, Alberta
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Service is incredibly slow, food is overpriced, tables are dirty. The fries are decent, but we ordered a hamburger and got a bare patty on a dry bun. I'd recommend planning ahead and bringing a lunch or eating somewhere else. Museum is great, though!

Thank CLC2
Saskatoon, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Great food and not too expensive for what one might expect at the Museum. We had chicken burgers which were made from real chicken breast meat and a huge plate of fries which we could have shared had we known they were so big, a meal cost under $10 and the quality was better than fast food. There is a... More 

Thank DKatG

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500 North Dinosaur Trail | Royal Tyrrell Museum, Drumheller, Alberta T0J 0Y0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Drumheller
  • Phone Number: (403) 823-8223

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