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209 W. El Paso, Marfa, TX
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Ranked #14 of 21 Restaurants in Marfa
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
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Late Night

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English first
Austin, Texas
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
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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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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83 reviews 83 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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Austin, TX
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Admittedly, I've been away from you lately Padres, but 8 months ago we had it together more than now. Not sure what was going on, but we had all of the bad characteristics that a town trying too hard to be snobby can have. Unresponsive waitstaff/bartender? Check, "Alternative you won't understand" music? Check. Even the food missed the mark this... More 

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Austin, TX
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25 reviews 25 reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I was here 3 years ago-happening place. Now, the bar staff are zombies with no personality, the music will put you to asleep and the energy has gone with the Marfa lights-illusive and unpredictable. Sad-Padres used to be great. Now it's trying to hard to please the LA crowd.

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Sarasota, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We happened by Padre's because our other choice was closed - but it was buy one get one burgers. It ended up being a great deal for us. We both had burgers and fries - all of which was pretty good. The atmosphere was pretty cool, but the music was screeching (whatever it was they were playing). I'm a huge... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

loved this bar. Great indoor and outdoor areas. Lots of seating and great beer. We got lucky enough to see Holy Wave there (no cover).

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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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