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Storiebook Cafe

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502 NE Barnard St, Glen Rose, TX 76043-4808
+1 254-897-2665
11:00 - 15:00
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Houston, Texas
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

Very Cute place - worth going to for lunch. Kids area with toys and dress up - request a table near the play area if you are bringing kids. Food and service good not spectacular. - Good choices for kids.

Thank Cindy C
Nashville, Tennessee
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

My wife and I went here for lunch before visiting the Fossil Rim Wildlife Preserve. The high quality food and service were excellent. Big thumbs up for the home made pickles! Wraps and sandwiches. Very nice experience.

Thank Rick T
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

We just popped in for a quick lunch after discovering that the Riverfront Grill was closed. Soup of the day, a good sandwich, and a huge glass of iced tea all made a fine impression. Everyone in the place seemed to know everyone else. There are thousands of books lining the walls and in shelves (hence the name). I'll go... More 

Thank shmatta
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015

This is a great little restaurant especially for kids. Every time we come through Glen Rose, we eat here especially if our 6 year old granddaughter is with us. She loves the playroom with dress up clothes and books and a kitchen area. The food is also excellent. They make the best wraps and salads. Granddaughter loves the dinosaur shaped... More 

Thank Ridinsmily
Dallas, Texas
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

We visited this restaurant after a very hot visit to Dinosaur World with our sons who are two and four. I usually do not enjoy eating meals with my sons, but this was an awesome experience. This place is great with kids. We got a table right near the playroom, so we could see the kids while they played in... More 

Thank dallastexastraveller
Frisco, Texas
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

We stayed in Glen Rose to do some hiking and visit Fossil Rim. We stopped in here because we were all very hot and wanted something cold, i.e. salads/sandwiches. All my children had a salad, my husband and I both had chicken salad sandwiches. The waitress was friendly and prompt and the food was delicious. I had the peach cobbler... More 

Thank Janasayqua
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

My daughter and I drove to Glen Rose recently just to have lunch at the Storiebook Café and to visit Dinosaur World. We found the little restaurant to be quite charming and packed with customers. We stood at the front waiting for a long time until a server in the back thought to tell us to choose a place to... More 

2 Thank saffy214
Glen Rose, Texas
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90 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

I would recommend coming here with the ladies while out for a day of shopping and fun. Good pie if everyone wants to enjoy a treat. The food is good, but nothing to write home about. Be sure you are not on a tight schedule as it is not food served fast.

Thank Keith S
Alvarado, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2015

I have never had buttermilk pie before this visit. oh my I am in love. quaint little bookstore that serves great deli lunches but the pies are amazing, we even got a pir to go

1 Thank debbutterflys
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

Absolutely the best food. Fresh, lots of variety. Fantastic salads, sandwiches and wraps. Peach tea is awesome. And the dessert menu is good too. Very clean. Very friendly waitresses.

2 Thank tiashol

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Soups
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 502 NE Barnard St, Glen Rose, TX 76043-4808
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Glen Rose
  • Phone Number: +1 254-897-2665

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?