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Indian Lodge, Fort Davis, TX 79734
+1 432-426-3254
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07:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 07:00 - 20:00
Wed - Thu 07:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Houston, Texas
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463 reviews
269 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are staying in the Davis Mountains State Park at Indian Lodge, this restaurant is convenient since there is nothing close by. We ate here almost at closing one night so there wasn't much left of the buffet food. We did however like the tortilla soup and the fried catfish. We had breakfast here one morning and it was... More 

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Thank houstonnative47
Texas
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Indian Lodge is a quaint historic gem in the Davis Mountains. Sadly, the meal at the Black Bear restaurant ranks as one of the worst we've had in years. I visited the Lodge and restaurant in the early 1990s and loved it. I recall a simple (but solid wholesome) breakfast and lunch menu daily. The meal in January 2017 was... More 

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Thank AnnaWD5
South Texas
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115 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is located at the Indian Lodge Hotel in the Davis Mountain State Park. We stopped for a late lunch on our way back to Alpine after visiting the McDonald Observatory. You do not have to pay the park entry fee to dine at the restaurant. Our party ordered the patty melt, cheese burger, veggie burger, and the soup... More 

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Thank TexasPuma
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Had read bad reviews on Trip Advisor, so almost didn't stop in while at Davis Mts. Park. Had friendly, good service and tasty, generous, freshly made sandwiches for lunch. Only bad part was having to make a choice of one item.

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Thank Janis W
Watauga, Texas, United States
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

The convenience of the restaurant to the Indian Lodge is why we ate here several times on our trip. The service is slow as they are clearly under staffed. Many times the tables were not cleared of dirty dishes from the previous diner. Breakfast is your best option and even then it is just okay. Dinner was usually like warm... More 

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Thank April G
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82 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The Black Bear is located inside of Davis Mountain State Park. Whether camping or a day visit this is a good stop. I had a 6oz cheese burger with fries and tea. The burger was a hand shaped patty and fried on a griddle. It was served open faced with veggies and condiments on the side. It was tasty and... More 

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Thank lbhorton1953
Bellaire, Texas
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439 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We had low expectations for our dinner but we were pleasantly surprised. The food and service were both good and it was pretty cheap. This is not fine dining but it is pretty good for a state park restaurant.

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Thank TomFromBellaire
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Dry inedible chicken, at least it may have been chicken; dry greasy shredded beef; canned pork and beans; carrots with so much brown sugar on them that they tasted like bad candy; butter left at room temp so long it was nearly melted, curdled soup held not nearly hot enough so probably was a cauldron of bacteria; desserts with whipped... More 

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Pinehurst, Texas
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

The Breakfast French Toast is amazing!!! I was really disappointed with the Surf and Turf dinner $23 steak was OK and shrimp was horrible. The salad bar hardly had any vegetables for salad and ranch dressing was empty. Dinner service and food was horrible!! We ordered fried pickles as an appetizer and it was supposed to come with ranch. When... More 

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1 Thank Shauna455
Comfort, Texas
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We ate here after we arrived at the park. The restaurant was not busy at all (two other tables were occupied). The waitress was friendly. There was a decent selection on the menu, and the prices were reasonable for being in a remote location. The tables and chairs were pretty neat looking, and the place had nice atmosphere, like a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 20:00
Thursday
07:00 - 20:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Indian Lodge, Fort Davis, TX 79734
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Fort Davis
  • Phone Number: +1 432-426-3254

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