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209 W. El Paso, Marfa, TX
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4:00 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

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Visitor rating
  • 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
,
Sarasota
Good for:
  • Late Night
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Sarasota
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94 reviews 94 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
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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60 reviews 60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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182 reviews 182 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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39 reviews 39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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88 reviews 88 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
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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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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