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209 W. El Paso, Marfa, TX
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wed 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thu - Fri 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 9
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Bar in a restored Morgue

Typical West Texas bar scene with great music of the up and coming Blan Scott Band and locals dancing. Blan appeals to the ladies.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
Pavel K
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Sarasota
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Sarasota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Typical West Texas bar scene with great music of the up and coming Blan Scott Band and locals dancing. Blan appeals to the ladies.

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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We were here on a Football Sunday and were pleasantly surprised to find the game on 2 TV's and some great football fans. Was a friendly crowd and a lively bar. Great selection of beers. I could definitely hang out here. We didn't try the food, but the burgers coming out of the kitchen smelled delicious.

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This was a treat-- -to find while in Marfa for the New Year's week...and most everything is closed. The special surprise was the stage they have there and the musicians that come to play. SO...for New Year's Eve we listened to a live concert of Jimmy Dale Gilmore, Butch Hancock and their two sons, Collin Gilmore and Rory Hancock. The... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We went to Padre's early, before the live music started, which suited us fine -- we just wanted to eat and drink. The bar has a good selection of beers on draft and bottled, as well as harder stuff like Tito's vodka. We had huge, luscious cheeseburgers with jalapeños, and a basket of sweet potato fries. Everything was perfect. The... More 

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Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

When we saw the billboard with $1 Jell-O shots and DJ crazy legs we were intrigued. We want and there were not many people there. There are some shuffleboard games and air hockey out back,'but the energy was just not there. We were really interested in DJ crazy legs set and on the billboard it said he was playing 9:30-1:30-... More 

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Milan, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We went at padre's on our only night in Marfa since it was the only open place we found. There was a country singer with is guitar so it was really nice. We ate sweet potato fries and hot wings, both were good!

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Marfa, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

i get to talk to visitors in town often and try to tell of each great place to eat. The bar has had a few cooks past few years but know there specialy made burgers are the best in town ( not the giant one at Jets bar & grill) Reminded me of the movie ''Batteries Not Incluced''. A lady... More 

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Artesia, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Cool bar with a dance area at the front (live band that played when we were there was fun). And an area in the back for bar games including foosball, ping pong and shuffleboard. They also have a patio but it was raining so didn't get to experience it. They close at midnight.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We got into Marfa late in the evening and every place to grab a bite was closed. We drove around and found Padre's. We were a little intimidated going in but the staff was friendly, burger was good and we chatted up a few of the patrons. There was a diverse group of people in the joint that night.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I didn't get a chance to try Planet Marfa while I was in town because it was closed for a private party, but Padre's was my favorite nightlife spot. The outdoor space was the perfect spot to hang out and talk to new friends.

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Additional Information about Padre's

Address: 209 W. El Paso, Marfa, TX
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Marfa
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 209 W. El Paso, Marfa, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Marfa

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am

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