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The Overlook Cafe at Fossil Rim

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2155 County Road 2008, Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, Glen Rose, TX 76043-6117
+1 254-897-2960
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Azle, Texas, United States
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Fast food. Hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken sandwiches. French Fries. Sodas. Tasteless, but convenient.

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Thank Goldie B
San Antonio, Texas
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130 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

My wife had the chicken wrap, my daughter had the burger and I had the grilled chicken sandwich. The prices averaged about $8.50 each and included either fries or chips. I did think the price was a bit high for what we got. The food tasted okay and what I would expect for this kind of place in the middle... More 

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Thank Tim133
Texas
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

The Overlook Cafe is a small building with a simple menu. The prices are a little on the high side in my opinion, but not outrageous. It's a place to grab a bite to eat. The overlook is very pretty!

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Thank teresa_orcutt
Houston, Texas
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80 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015

One would think that this is just your typical burger / hot dog type place, being as where it is located. In actuality, the food there is really quite good, and they had lots of options on the menu. For those that are watching what they eat, or have dietary restrictions, they probably have something for you.

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Thank toballou
Austin, Texas
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29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015

The peanut butter and jelly sandwich was dry and unappetizing. French fries were the side dish for most of the orders. I didn't feel like the food offerings were very healthy. But the volunteers work very hard to accommodate everyone.

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Thank Susan H
Woodway, Texas
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74 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2015

Nice rest half way thru circle drive. Good selection. Nice view. Prices not bad. A welcome place to stop.

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Thank terry m
Corinth, Texas
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2015

The cafe is approximately half way through the park. The newly rebuilt Visitor Center is also a must for souvenirs.

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Thank KCHRIST2
Arlington, Texas
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92 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2015

The food is reasonably priced and relatively good quality. However, every time I've eaten there, and that's a lot of times, it takes a very long time for the food to be served. That's fine, if you're not too hungry and enjoy the view of the vista, and your kids aren't too squirrely. Otherwise, pack a picnic in a cooler... More 

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Thank 204Anonymous204
Fremont, Nebraska, United States
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Decent prices for the food, not like others that are similar hat was nice. Service was friendly and fairly quick. The area was clean and relaxing. You could eat inside or out.

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Thank Deb J
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2015 via mobile

We had a party of 8 and it was a reasonable limited menu with fast service. I think that a picnic would be perfect for this experience on a beautiful day!

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Thank MotoMamaLovejoy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?