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“Venue Fare”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Star Date Cafe

Star Date Cafe
Ranked #12 of 20 Restaurants in Fort Davis
Price range: $4 - $9
Cuisines: Fusion, American, Cafe
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Good for: Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The StarDate Cafe, in the Frank N. Bash Visitors Center, offers a selection of hot and cold sandwiches, quesadillas, tacos, hot dogs, chili, soft drinks (coffee, sodas, juice drinks, tea, etc), as well as various snacks. For a menu of current selections, please go to our web-page.
Hamilton TX
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110 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Venue Fare”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2014

For venue fare, it was above average. I had the best bought Frito Chili Pie ever! Their menu was not just the standard hamburgers, hot dogs, or ham sandwiches. Coffee was good and the staff very friendly.

Visited May 2014
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English first
Texas
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Captive audience”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2014

But they have hot cocoa when you come in from a chilly night - watch out, it's hot! Candy bars like Mars and Galaxy give a giggle, and if you're short on time, skip eating in Fort Davis and just head up to the Cafe before your Star Party.

Visited March 2014
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Thank EuroAmerican
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Austin, Texas
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Ok food and prices”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2014

Typical cafe at a public attraction. A good alternative for grabbing lunch or a snack. Not a dining place.

Visited April 2014
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Houston, Texas
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Good for a snack before the Star Party . . .”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2014

This is a tiny little café manned by just two people before and during the Star Parties. It is located in the visitor's center at the McDonald Observatory. The Observatory location is remote from any towns and this is the only place to get any food for miles around.

We were very happy to get a simple grilled cheese sandwich and some hot drinks before the evening program started. They also had chili and sandwiches and chips. It was comforting to know that if we got just too cold outside looking at the stars that the Star Date Café was there waiting for us!

Not fancy, but it works very well!

  • Visited February 2014
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Houston, Texas
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122 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Sandwiches and drinks at reasonaable prices”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2013

Before your tour of the McDonald Observatory, you can purchase sandwiches, hot dogs, drinks, coffee, hot chocolate and snacks at a reasonable price much better than in Fort Davis at the Drug Store. Make time before or after the Star Date Party.

  • Visited October 2013
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