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“Good Stop on Fossil Rim Tour”

The Overlook Cafe at Fossil Rim
Ranked #15 of 45 Restaurants in Glen Rose
Cuisines: American
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Reviewed October 20, 2013 via mobile

This cafe sits atop a high hill in the Fossil Rim Wildlife Center Park. Eating here helps pay for the animals' needs. The view is stunning, and the burgers are good. There is also a gift shop and petting zoo.

Thank GenThom
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

The menu is limited, but the food is good & quite filling. Definitely worth the stop! The large gift shop is also nearby & worth the trip.

Thank Leslie S
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Reviewed July 30, 2013

The variety is great, from salads to hot dogs, Philly cheese to grilled hamburger. They have healthy foods grilled and fresh. They even have vegan. To lines are long if you go when it is busy.

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Reviewed July 9, 2013

Reasonably priced, but major downside was not being order to order anything a la carte- meaning we had to order a grilled cheese meal for our 1 year old, rather than share fries with him. Drinks are not included in meals. In addition to fountain drinks, powerade, juice, and water were available. We ordered grilled cheese (4.95), hot dog (4.95), and philly cheese steak (around $8) meals- we had way too many french fries for our small family of 4- wish we could have just ordered 1 or 2 orders of fries to share instead. The philly cheese steaks were pretty good. The menu also had burgers and a couple other items and small desserts (truffle-like) and ice cream were available too. Very nice setting with a great view of the grounds and the option to eat inside or outside. Overall we were mostly satisfied- the location was convenient and the prices weren't unreasonable.

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Thank moorean6
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Reviewed June 28, 2013

We made a mistake by not bringing our own picnic lunch to Fossil Rim for the children who had COLD hot dogs and whimpy fries. HOWEVER, I do recommend if you are going to eat here to order a wrap. My daughter and I had these and they were very tasty. The lemonade is also good. Overall, however, it's a bit pricey like everything else at Fossil Rim. Sit outside as inside gets very crowded and VERY noisy. Outside, you have a tremendous view of the valley below and your first glimpse of the giraffes. The restrooms in the adjacent building which is the gift shop are very SMALL and very dirty.

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Thank lilela
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