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The Happy Hippo Coffee Shop

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Hwy 67, Glen Rose, TX
+1 254-898-0181
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Dallas, Texas
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246 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for great coffee and service - you found it here. Coffee is about 50 cents less than that huge chain but with much better taste and quality. Really friendly and positive folks too. We've been in town for one day and have been twice.

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Thank bprsurf
Kodiak Island, Alaska
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Came to Texas to visit family and offered to take my niece to the high school across the street for conditioning. It was only an hour so I spent a lot of mornings at this coffee shop. They make a great latte and had lots of yummy muffins, bagels and something they compared to a "pig in the blanket". I... More 

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Thank AlaskaMom2
Addison, Texas
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2015

What a great coffee shop! It's clean and fresh with the wonderful smell of coffee inviting you inside. There is a definitely a "welcome home" feel. We ordered coffee and they gave us a sample of "Bi(g) Mama's Mississippi Spice Tea"! It was divine and we ordered it before we left. It's a family recipe and they keep it a... More 

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Mountain
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Not only is it the only place (apparently), but these two ladies are the nicest folks we met along the way (and we met a lot of very nice people). And it was really great espresso (and cappuccino), and they offered us honey, and everything else we needed. Note: when we stopped at a coffee shop in Hamilton TX, they... More 

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Glen Rose, Texas
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2015

It's not Starbucks and that's great with me as I like the Hippo's regular coffee way more than I ever did Starbucks and I didn't have to remember a new jargon to get what I want, service is always with a smile, prompt and accurate. It's a consistent way to start your day off right in my book, prices are... More 

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Glen Rose
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Our ladies golfing group love this place, because we get our sandwiches made before we can find a table and sit down. They have all different kinds of coffee, teas, and even a drive thru. Very clean and friendly staff.

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1 Thank KarenGlenRose
Fort Worth, Texas
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2015

Happy Hippo opens up at 07:00 on the dot. They have already coffee brewing and they server Colombian Coffee. The best coffee in the world. WiFi is provided. The place is very quaint. The bathroom facilities earns 5 stars. Very clean and hygienic. Several soaps are provided for the customer to try. The main area is Bed and Breakfast style... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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53 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2014

Didn't even get to go inside. First if you have a vehicle with low ground clearance, forget it! I scraped my front spoiler trying to turn up the hill, then dragged my gas tank trying to get out. There is no parking except handicap. There is an uneven dirt and rock area in back that I guess is supposed to... More 

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Thank Rene R
Weatherford, Texas
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115 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2014

We were camping at Dinosaur Valley State Park and had to run into town to pick up a few forgotten things. I was in the middle of complaining to my husband about not having coffee when he turned into the parking lot of this little place. I was so excited that they offered my favorite coffee, caramel macchiato, AND his... More 

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1 Thank Leigha R
Glen Rose, Texas
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2013

My favorite is ordering my coffee or espresso sweetened with honey instead of sugar! If you don't see what you want, just tell them and if they will let you know if they can fix it for you. My only problem is I can't seem to know when they are open. Sometimes they sign is out and they are too!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hwy 67, Glen Rose, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Glen Rose
  • Phone Number: +1 254-898-0181

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?