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Highway 90, Marathon, TX
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
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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  • 33
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  • 10
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Quaint With Good Food

Very casual, good food, friendly staff, and very reasonably priced. Located next door to the Gage Hotel.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
Jim H
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Houston, Texas
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Addison, Texas
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Johnny B's is a throw back to the soda shop days. Friendly service and cooked to order meals. Wished we had split one meal so we could have had room for ice cream dessert.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Very casual, good food, friendly staff, and very reasonably priced. Located next door to the Gage Hotel.

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Honey Grove, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I am usually in the Big Bend area several times a year and my favorite place to eat breakfast is Johnny B's. The gal who runs the place is super and the food and service is great. I will be back.

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Brackettville, Texas, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We had the privilege of eating breakfast and lunch on two separate occasions and the meal was delicious and the service was great and friendly.

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Austin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Great burgers and fries - a really good choice for lunch in tiny Marathon. Shakes and ice cream as well.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We visited this place during a trip around Texas. We traveled from Del Rio to Big Bend and had a small lunch here. We both had Salad with Chicken. All in all the Salad was good and the price was good. You should not expect very sophisticated kitchen here but You can expect a fair price and friendly service.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

The breakfast was great but needs to be put into context - Marathon food choices are limited and not very good. First, the server, was delightful. She was very friendly and welcoming. The food was the best we had in Marathon (egg sandwiches and pancakes) but Marathon is far from a fresh food source and it shows with the offerings.... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 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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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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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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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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