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“My favorite philly cheese!”

The Overlook Cafe at Fossil Rim
Ranked #15 of 45 Restaurants in Glen Rose
Cuisines: American
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Reviewed 30 July 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 9 July 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 28 June 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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Reviewed 14 March 2013

For an attraction cafe, the food was quite good, came out quickly and was value-priced. It sits at the top of a hill overlooking a popular (to the animals) watering hole, so there's always some entertainment.

Thank Neskya
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Reviewed 7 November 2012

At the mid-point of the Fossil Rim adventure is the Overlook Cafe, a quick stop for lunch, snacks and desserts. Whether you're hungry or not, take some time to view the wildlife park from atop the tallest hill in the area and revel in the view of giraffe and exotic deer.

Prices are mid-level and food quality is above average. Counter help is enthusiastic and memories will last a lifetime.

Thank lnr3
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