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Star Date Cafe

3640 Dark Sky Dr, Inside Frank N Bash Visitors Center, Fort Davis, TX 79734-3010
+1 432-426-3644
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  • Excellent10%
  • Very good48%
  • Average29%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible1%
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“frito pie” (4 reviews)
“quesadillas” (4 reviews)
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Fusion, American, Cafe, Fast food
3640 Dark Sky Dr, Inside Frank N Bash Visitors Center, Fort Davis, TX 79734-3010
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Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

We attended the Star Party on Jan. 12th and it was about 30degrees that night. So before the party begins, get a hot chocolate and then another at the end. And as the telescopes are available for a few hours, you can go back to...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

This place is a Godsend when you are at a Star Party. With a decent selection of items at reasonable prices, I'm very happy that the Star Date Cafe is open.

Thank Racer X
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

I don’t generally expect a lot from cafes at tourist sites, but I was pleasantly surprised this time. The quality and choices available here were much better than I would have expected. I had a brisket Reuben, and my wife had a brisket quesadilla, and...More

Thank Dmarkwind
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Sandwiches, frito pie, chips and a decent selection of drinks. Nice place to grab a quick bite between segments of your visit.

Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 28 July 2017

The cafe does not open until after 8:00 PM so food was not an option for us. The coffee was good, the kids loved the hot chocolate and cookies while they watched the star party

Thank CoolChristopher
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Great place for lunch waiting for your tour. Staff very friendly. Good verities of food. Nice out door seating with the hummingbirds.

Thank Larry N
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Nice range of choices and reasonably priced. And it is open during the first half of the Star Party. We were delighted by a roadrunner that virtually posed for photos on the wall outside.

Thank AixTex
CafeJeffe, Manager at Star Date Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2017

Thank you so much! Glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 16 May 2017

Ate here before the Twilight Program and Star Party, nice selections, reasonable prices. Brisket tacos, yum.

Thank Liza W
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Good Frito Chili Pies and Quesadillas. Open late on Star Party nights. Hard to find a quick inexpensive meal in Fort Davis itself and this is convenient and affordable.

Thank Tj W
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Small sandwich shop in the McDonald Observatory. A good place to grab a quick sandwich before the evening star party. Food was good and moderately priced.

Thank rwmoreau
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$9
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3640 Dark Sky Dr, Inside Frank N Bash Visitors Center, Fort Davis, TX 79734-3010
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Fort Davis
  • Phone Number: +1 432-426-3644
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The StarDate Cafe, in the Frank N. Bash Visitors Center, offers a selection of hot and cold sandwiches, quesadillas, tacos, hot dogs, chili, soft drinks (coffee, sodas, juice drinks, tea, etc), as well as various snacks. For a menu of current selections, please go to our web-page.
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