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The Overlook Cafe at Fossil Rim

2155 County Road 2008, Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, Glen Rose, TX 76043-6117
+1 254-897-2960
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good48%
  • Average19%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“french fries” (4 reviews)
“hamburger” (7 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
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2155 County Road 2008, Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, Glen Rose, TX 76043-6117
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Reviewed 18 November 2016

Menu is what you would expect, but tastes even better when taking in the dramatic views of the park. Perfect place to enjoy a break and feed yourself after feeding all of the animals.

1  Thank Chuck M
Reviewed 13 November 2016

The food here is just what you would expect from a small place like this. Nothing exciting. The views, however, are great. We sat outside to eat so we could enjoy the view. Gives a great look at the overall layout.

Thank Sonja M
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This view at this cafe cannot be beat! Food, not so great, however, I am very grateful they offer veggie patty burgers and an avocado wrap for us vegetarians! Service is poor and quality of food is mediocre, but I rate this place 4 stars...More

Thank Tiffany04r
Reviewed 1 September 2016

It was a go to counter and order cafe and staff were not friendly. Burger was okay and enjoyed the view

Thank Carolyn F
Reviewed 8 August 2016

After your safari and tour of Fossil Rim, stop and rest and eat in the Overlook café. You can either eat indoors or out on the overlook deck that looks down on the Giraffe pasture where you can see 7 or more giraffes roaming free...More

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 20 July 2016

This is a fair place to get some food while you are at Fossil Rim. It isn't Sardi's so just expect fast food and you'll be OK.

Thank buddymusic
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Burgers and sandwiches and a few good kid friendly options (PB&J, Grilled Cheese). Or you can bring your own food and eat on the patio overlooking a huge vista. We did the 10 am tour and were hungry afterwards, the cafe definitely filled us up....More

Thank missygood
Reviewed 8 July 2016

We took the grandkids... what a great center... the overlook Cafe reminded me of a west Texas short-order drive-in, but the burgers were fresh and cooked perfectly. And, the fries were crispy and served with the burgers. The best thing, the prices were not as...More

Thank Ron R
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Great idea to have a cafe at the halfway point. Only thing that would make it better would be gluten free buns for a burger :)

Thank ShotsFromTheRoad
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Incredible view! Food was decent too, but the view is definitely what you want to stop for. Make sure you get a table outside to watch all the animals in the valley below and watch the birds of prey circling on the thermals.

Thank texasmm
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Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2155 County Road 2008, Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, Glen Rose, TX 76043-6117
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Glen Rose
  • Phone Number: +1 254-897-2960
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