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Highway 90, Marathon, TX
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Description: It is next door to Cafe Cenzio, Marathon, TX. It is a hamburger and soda...
It is next door to Cafe Cenzio, Marathon, TX. It is a hamburger and soda shop.
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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch in Marathon

We stopped for lunch in Marathon as we drove out of Big Bend, and this seemed to be one of the few options open for lunch. The waitress was busy but quick. I had a great BLT, and my husband had a cheeseburger. Both came with chips, and the chips were whatever the delivery truck had brought. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
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Fort Worth, Texas
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Fort Worth, Texas
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52 reviews 52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We stopped for lunch in Marathon as we drove out of Big Bend, and this seemed to be one of the few options open for lunch. The waitress was busy but quick. I had a great BLT, and my husband had a cheeseburger. Both came with chips, and the chips were whatever the delivery truck had brought. The food came... More 

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Monterey, California
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287 reviews 287 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Amazing old soda fountain type place. Small seating outdoors. Extensive menu. Very pleasant server. Near old and lovely hotel.

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Norco, Louisiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

The food is good and the price is good, but the woman waitress was the most rude person I came in contact with in Marathon February 22, 2015. I asked a question about a location and she yelled at me that "it is none of your business". I asked her a question about the nearby Gage hotel and again she... More 

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Wharton, Texas
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78 reviews 78 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

My wife and I both had the burgers. Fresh, not frozen. Cooked to order with fresh trimmings. Delicious lunch. Not over priced. Fun little place to eat.

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Longview, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

food is pretty good and the prices are very fair. It is a good casual option to the restaurant at the Gage Hotel.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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66 reviews 66 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

While staying at the Gage Hotel in town, we came here for a full breakfast. We were met with big smiles, lots of coffee and a tasty classic breakfast. Great small-town ambiance. We were offered to-go coffee and water for the road at no charge. The head lady there is charming. $19 plus tip.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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253 reviews 253 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

You won't find many lunch options way out in Marathon, Texas. Johnny B's is more low key than the Gage Hotel next door, which isn't open for lunch anyway. It has a rustic diner atmosphere, which was all we needed today. Johnny B's normally isn't open on Thursdays, but this was their first stab at it. There must still be... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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224 reviews 224 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

They have lots of traditional breakfast choices, which we enjoyed. The service was ok, but it was crowded Christmas Eve so we had to go to the front to get our bill.

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Houston
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

I stopped in for a hot breakfast after an early departure from Big Bend. Cozy dive, old fasion small town feel, and delicious charizo con huevos, beans, and a fresh tortilla.

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Ponce Inlet, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Nothing fancy...but good food with small town ambiance. Right on main street with a few cool little shops to check out. Be sure to walk the couple of back streets to see some unique places.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Highway 90, Marathon, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Marathon

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

It is next door to Cafe Cenzio, Marathon, TX. It is a hamburger and soda shop.

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