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Shirley's Burnt Biscuit - CLOSED

1st Street, Marathon, TX
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Cuisines: American
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Description: Listed on this site http://www.marathontexas.com/dining/#

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English first
Coppell, Texas
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55 reviews 55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

The lovely couple that ran this place and owned the magical recipe are no longer able to continue. We visited this week and were disappointed that we would no longer have those fabulous fried pies.

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Jefferson, or
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Wanted to eat breakfast. Posted hours showed business is open from 7 AM to 1 PM, Monday through Saturday. We were in Marathon for 3 days (Mon - Wed). The business never opened. There wasn't a sign saying why they didn't open.

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Cedar Hill, Texas
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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

After recommendations from friends, this is the place to stop for breakfast each day. Great breakfast sandwiches and biscuits and sausage gravy! Take a few fried pies to go! They are the best!!

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La Llagonne, France
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99 reviews 99 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

We need to stop for gas and lunch in Marathon before going to Big Bend. We had sandwiches in Shirley's Burnt Biscuit. Clean place, friendly and efficient staff, correct food.

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Dalkey, Ireland
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70 reviews 70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

We heard about this place on reviews read elsewhere, but had heard 'it was not the same' since taken over by new management or owners. The woman helping us was friendly enough, but the man making the biscuits and fried pies had the personality of a doorknob and just not a friendly vibe. Considering we were the ONLY people in... More

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Burleson, Texas, USA
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

Biscuits & Gravy, Breakfast Sandwiches, Breakfast Tacos all homemade all good. The place is clean, the owners (husband and wife) are friendly and support their community.

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North Richland Hills, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

We stopped for coffee and found a whole lot more. She makes great coffee but we then tried the biscuits n gravy. You can limit your diet to a half order, but a full order is enough for a meal. Before we left we decided to get some of her Fried Pies for the road. They came in many flavors... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

get the biscuits and gravy! they are delicious. then take some fried pies on the road with you. all homemade by a wonderful husband and wife team!

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

What a little treasure, lovely place and lovely people but especially lovely pies. We were touring texas in feb and we were told to visit here, so glad we did, we even detoured and called in on the way back from big bend for a couple more pies.

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Elstead, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

We drove to Shirley's Burnt Biscuit on our way out from Big Bend NP. We knew about their fried pies and were curious to try them. The ladies behind the counter were friendly and helpful. They have coffee, tea and fried (fruit) pies. I only drink "proper" espresso coffee and my eyes lit up when I saw the rather shiny... More

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Additional Information about Shirley's Burnt Biscuit

Address: 1st Street, Marathon, TX
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Marathon
Cuisine: American

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