We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
209 W. El Paso, Marfa, TX
Improve this listing
Got a photo?
Add it.
Ranked #12 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
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night

Hotels travelers are raving about...

Write a Review

36 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Bainbridge Island, Washington
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Austin, Texas
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Top Contributor
150 reviews 150 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Austin, Texas
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
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!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Marfa, Texas
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
24 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Austin, Texas
Top Contributor
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Austin, TX
Senior Contributor
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Padre's also viewed


Been to Padre's? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

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

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Padre's staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?