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Storiebook Cafe

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502 NE Barnard St, Glen Rose, TX 76043-4808
12548972665
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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St Petersburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My friend and I stopped in after a visit to the Creation Evidence Museum and on our way back to Ft Worth. We were thrilled. It was unique and so well decorated that we had to walk around and take everything in. The food was great too! My friend had a Reuben while I had a salad. Both were excellent... More 

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Longview, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here after reading about it on Trip Advisor. The peach tea and chicken salad sandwich was perfect for me. Everyone in my family ordered something different and all were satisfied. Interesting library cafe with plenty books.

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Thank AzaleaGirl
Beaumont, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My son and I stopped here for lunch one day after we got tired of cooking at our campsite in the state park. The food was well prepared and the iced coffee hit the spot! The decor is adorable and I wish I could sit and read all the books!

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Thank AmiK2
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were exploring the area earlier this week and came across the Storiebook Cafe in Glen Rose. The cafe occupies an old gas station property, but we found a place to park and pulled in. When we opened the door, I stopped in my tracks. Books lined the walls and spilled from old bookcases groaning under their... More 

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Thank RoxanneAtShootSmart
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

We love finding unexpected gems and this restaurant definitely qualifies! Food and service was great, the quart jar of iced tea was appreciated but the ambiance was the clincher. There's a play area for little ones while parents relax at nearby tables.

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Thank Elaine B
Granbury, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 318 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

I had lunch here with a friend. The food was good but the ambience was even better! This used to be a book store. The cafe still sells books, used and new. The rooms are decorated thematically and the entire atmosphere is just wonderful. We spoke to the owner as we were checking out and she was very friendly. Just... More 

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Thank Lacey C
Missouri
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

there is a play area for the kiddos while the family enjoys really good meals. very unique in decoration!

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Thank Jordan L
Dallas, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

This place was so cool. My kids loved the play area, looking at all the teapots, and reading through all the random material everywhere! The food was really quite good, also. Nothing mind blowing, but great sandwiches, drinks, and desserts. The staff was super friendly and I LOVED all the books everywhere!

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Thank dlei456
Denton, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

This was a great place for our family to eat lunch after doing a lot of walking in Glen Rose. The food was great, service was friendly, and it is definitely kid friendly. They had a play area for kids to hang out while waiting for the food to arrive. Will definitely come here again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

Maybe my wife and I were just looking for something like this. The setting is like a traditional library, full of traditional and modern literature. My wife had a turkey bacon ranch wrap, garden herb tortilla, with a baked potato soup. I had a turkey club with a broccoli cheddar soup. The food was hot and delicious served promptly. Right... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Soups
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 502 NE Barnard St, Glen Rose, TX 76043-4808
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Glen Rose
  • Phone Number: 12548972665

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?