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Storiebook Cafe

502 NE Barnard St, Glen Rose, TX 76043-4808
+1 254-897-2665
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (40 reviews)
“wraps” (13 reviews)
“soup” (15 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
502 NE Barnard St, Glen Rose, TX 76043-4808
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Reviewed 14 June 2016

We love finding unexpected gems and this restaurant definitely qualifies! Food and service was great, the quart jar of iced tea was appreciated but the ambiance was the clincher. There's a play area for little ones while parents relax at nearby tables.

Thank Elaine B
Reviewed 28 May 2016

I had lunch here with a friend. The food was good but the ambience was even better! This used to be a book store. The cafe still sells books, used and new. The rooms are decorated thematically and the entire atmosphere is just wonderful. We...More

Thank Lacey C
Reviewed 17 May 2016

there is a play area for the kiddos while the family enjoys really good meals. very unique in decoration!

Thank Jordan L
Reviewed 11 April 2016

This place was so cool. My kids loved the play area, looking at all the teapots, and reading through all the random material everywhere! The food was really quite good, also. Nothing mind blowing, but great sandwiches, drinks, and desserts. The staff was super friendly...More

Thank dlei456
Reviewed 17 March 2016

This was a great place for our family to eat lunch after doing a lot of walking in Glen Rose. The food was great, service was friendly, and it is definitely kid friendly. They had a play area for kids to hang out while waiting...More

1  Thank 176eddy
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Maybe my wife and I were just looking for something like this. The setting is like a traditional library, full of traditional and modern literature. My wife had a turkey bacon ranch wrap, garden herb tortilla, with a baked potato soup. I had a turkey...More

Thank Anthony H
Reviewed 11 March 2016

Wonderful bookstore feel, what was suprising was how good the food was. Wonderful soup and variety of sandwiches. There is a delightful kids play area, not the standard cookie cutter play area. Kind of a throwback to yesterday, my 4 year old loved. And I...More

1  Thank TXMajellan
Reviewed 12 February 2016

This is a wonderful eatery indeed!!! The peach tea served in a large mason jar is just the best. All of their food is good and fresh, with delicious desserts!!! Having books available for purchase is just enchanting. The walls are lined with all genres...More

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Setting is unique. It's definitely NOT a chain. Worth a trip, for sure. We love small-town places that are different. Food is good. Coconut creme pie was very good.

Thank N5NKJ
Reviewed 29 December 2015

Great ambiance surrounded by books and fun to look at Devore. Sandwiches were nothing special but enjoyable. The Acacado Bacon and Cheese really needed cooked on a griddle to melt th cheese to elevate the sandwich to the next level. Service was slow but I...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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