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Johnny B's

Highway 90, Marathon, TX
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Ranked #4 of 9 Restaurants in Marathon
Cuisines: American
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Description: It is next door to Cafe Cenzio, Marathon, TX. It is a hamburger and soda shop.

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Honey Grove, Texas
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128 reviews 128 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This is a wonderful place to eat breakfast, but seating is limited, so you may have to wait a few minutes to get a table. The staff are great and the food is good. You never know who you might run into in this place.

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Bastrop, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Went for a late lunch. Service was great. Food is okay, filling for sure. I had the CFS and it was good, but the gravy was very bland. My husband had catfish and it was grilled he said it would have been great except it was over salted. The burgers looked good.

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Kerrville, Texas
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329 reviews 329 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This is a quickie, but I liked the taco hamburgers I got here when I started my Southwest vacation earlier this year. Be sure to stop by.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The food was great! A traditional American style breakfast with a Mexico flair. Service was fantastic! But beware - they are not open on Mondays. Neither are any other places in Marathon. If you are hungry on a Mond

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Houston, Texas
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This is a nice little breakfast-and-lunch nook, one of the very few eating options in Marathon. It is very much a country diner kind of place, so don't expect fancy silverware or valet parking. ;-) We had lunch there and ordered chicken salad and a burger. Both hit the spot. The tomatoes on the salad were particularly good - presumably... More

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6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Coffee good. My Chiorzo scrambled eggs fair, dry, beans from can & microwaved too long. Daughter loved her biscuits & gravy, son liked bacon & sunny side up, hubby liked trash can burrito. Seems like a nice down home place so rated as as average.

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San Antonio, Texas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Johnny B's was about the only place to have breakfast near *the* hotel in Marathon. But that's not as bad as it sounds. The service was fine, as was the food. I'd call the restaurant very local in appearance---not very different from those in rural Massachusetts (where we once lived) that catered to those in all walks of life. Lots... More

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Skanee, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Very friendly cook and waitress. Both young ladies make an extra effort to help you enjoy your dining experience ... which for me was breakfast on two days.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Quaint little 50' s diner Texas style. Great fresh handmade burgers and the staff is so friendly. Must try Mexican tortilla burger. Very inexpensive. A must stop if going to marathon area or big bend.

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Asheville, NC
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57 reviews 57 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Waitress was excellent. Good breakfast....well only breakfast in town. True country breakfast. Small, but quaint old style soda shop. Meal was served quickly so we could hit the road for Big Benc.

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