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Cochineal

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017, 2019 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$2 - $36
CUISINES
American
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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WINES BY THE QUARTINO​
12.00
White
viognier: miner Simpson vineyard 2006
12.00
Rose
Vin gris de cigare: bonny doon 2009
11.00
Red
Zweigelt: berger 2009
16.00
Red
Priorat: alvaro palacios canims del priorat 2008
Assorted beers – please ask
APPETIZERS​
8.00
Mixed Baby Greens Fresh From Our Garden
With toshi’s slightly asian dressing
7.00
Romaine Salad
With roasted pear, red onion, toasted walnuts, feta & red wine vinaigrette
9.00
Escargots Baked in the Shell
With parsley & garlic butter
9.00
Twice Risen Gorgonzola Cheese Souffle
With a bubbling parmesan sauce & crisped sage
8.00
Handmade Spaghetti
With roasted garlic, tomato, fresh basil & shaved parmesan
MAIN COURSES​
18.00
Salad Nicoise
With a soft boiled local egg, poached & cooled salmon, potatoes, tomatoes, kalamata olives, butter lettuce & a lemon-shallot herb dressing
16.00
Chilaquiles
A central mexican casserole of roast chicken, homemade tortilla chips, tomatillo sauce, cheese & cream
32.00
Pepper Crusted USDA Prime Ribeye Steak
Served w/ french fries & garlicky sauteed brocolini
28.00
Oven Roasted Baramundi
With white wine & butter sauteed carrots & shallots; w/ crisp parslied fingerling potatoes
28.00
Wood Grilled Garlic & Herb Rubbed Pork Tenderloin
Served w/ dijon mustard sauce; served over sauteed, shredded brussels sprouts w/ herb mashed potatoes
36.00
Wood Grilled Rack of Lamb
Served w/ butternut squash puree & confit of eggplant, tomato, basil, & giant spanish judione beans
DESSERTS​
10.00
Toshi's Baked to Order Date Pudding
With​ rum caramel sauce & whipped cream
10.00
Rich, Molten Centered, Flourless Chocolate Souffle; Baked to Order
8.00
Anthony's Fresh Mixed Berry Tartlette
7.00
Homemade Lemon Ice Cream (Custard Style)
Garnished w/ candied lemon rind & mint
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Teas, Espresso, Cappucino, Latte, American, Etc
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us had dinner sitting outside under the trees. Service was great and the food was very upscale & good. One of our traveling companions needed a gluten free meal and they went out of their way to accommodate us. Best small town restaurant...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Texas-long-timer
Reviewed May 12, 2019 via mobile

Who would expect such a good experience in a little town like Marfa off the beaten path destination? Only in Marfa, because it’s famous for Mistery Lights and UFO sightings. This restaurant is like an UFO Amazing menu Amazing food Professional service Great ambiance And...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank MarioCader
Reviewed May 6, 2019

We were driving from Big Bend to Fort Davis on a Thursday night with our kids. We knew we'd be passing through Marfa and needed a place to have dinner. Marfa is small. I started researching on my phone was we drove, and started calling...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank reyeskr
Reviewed May 1, 2019

a failed attempt at NYC chic with the prices to go with it. Appetizers were mediocre at best, entrees were uptown nouvelle in small size w/o the wow in taste/ Way overpriced for the meals delivered

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Dan H M
Reviewed April 20, 2019

Really enjoyed the very inviting staff and especially enjoyed the company of our waiter Paul. The Hamachi was yummy and my husbands pork scallopini. Delicious greens. Presentation of our dishes were truly works of art. Super impressive.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Scubagirl_Texas
Reviewed April 17, 2019

There were three destinations and the Art Fair the weekend we arrived, so eating and staying were a little crazy. This small restaurant handled the crowd very professionally, with every seat indoors and out full at 8 pm. The preparations were innovative, the cooking was...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 397DawnH
Reviewed April 16, 2019 via mobile

Lovely meal in a relaxed atmosphere. This is my second time at Cochineal and both times I ate well. This time started with the pate plate (very good, a bit messy, ratio off: not enough bread to pate), added the delicious radish plate. Our drinks...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank kr592
Reviewed April 12, 2019 via mobile

Perfect for my vegan gluten free and paleo friends. Did my birthday dinner here. The service made it perfect. We sat outside and it was warm since there were blankets and heaters. Would dine here again. Vegan board, artichokes, pork scallopine yum

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank ellabellanyc
Reviewed March 29, 2019

Despite the nice atmosphere, and it was, food was mediocre and service miserable. Maybe if you come for drinks only it would be worth the visit

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank repeatvisitor_BD
Reviewed March 21, 2019

The entire staff was friendly and the food was sensational. Loved the antelope carpaccio, herbed escargots and the pheasant!

Date of visit: March 2019
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