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12 Gage

Certificate of Excellence
American, Southwestern
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Gage Hotel, Marathon, TX
+1 432-386-4205
18:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 18:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 21:30
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We didn't get to stay in the historic hotel (booked up by the time we tried to reserve) but we were glad we made plans to eat here. Tastefully decorated, comfortable seating and - SURPRISE - gourmet menu choices. Excellent service, too. If this were close to where we live this would be the type of restaurant we would go... More 

Thank AixTex
Fredericksburg, Texas
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious food in a very unpopulated area. Drinks at the bar before dinner were very good and served by a friendly staff!

Thank shdubois
Moscow, Tennessee
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

On the expensive side, but ordered off the bar menu which was more reasonable. The chicken nachos were too much for one person and very good.

Thank lostballfarm
San Antonio, Texas
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559 reviews
316 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have heard of this restaurant when visiting our foster son in Alpine. On this day we were on our way to his graduation from Sul Ross and running late we decided to stop for dinner. We sat in the bar so we could watch the Spurs playoff game and service was somewhat sporadic, the bartender was quick with the... More 

Thank Joe C
Dallas, Texas
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127 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

despite being one of the few nice places in this area, they do a very good job with the food. good selection of menu items, although pricey. management and wait staff are excellent. off season, you can request the bar menu in the dining room also, which is different items than the main menu. even though its not listed on... More 

Thank jfp01
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While this restaurant may pride itself on being highbrow, even so it does not meet my standards of offering a wide variety of foods at reasonable prices. The staff was pretentious and the entree was overpriced and skimpy. We ate there only because we could not find anything else in town open on a Sunday night.

Thank Magistra50
Austin, Texas
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed the cocktails at the bar one night and the cocktails/dining experience the next night. And my girlfriend REALLY enjoyed it. Our airbnb place was 6 blocks away.

1 Thank David M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Waited 15 minutes for a waiter nobody showed up. Asked several patrons that were seated if they were serving and they said yes. So we left. A tourist trap.

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Phillip M, General Manager at 12 Gage, responded to this review

Hello, My name is Carol Peterson, GM of the Gage Hotel. I am very sorry to hear you had a bad experience in our restaurant recently. When you have a moment, I would appreciate if you would give me a call on my cell phone so I can get a better understanding what happened. Also, I would like to offer... More 

Dallas, Texas
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Gage Hotel IS Marathon, but they don't take that for granted. This restaurant is fine dining. High quality chefs have been here and the bar is high. Creative menu and experienced staff know what they are doing. My husband had excellent lamb chops and I had the quest fundido Mac and cheese, which was great. We both were too... More 

1 Thank Joan H
Austin, Texas
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106 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Gage Hotel. Reservations are encouraged. The service is great. Its a team effort. We had the roasted hen and filet. Both were very tasty. I would suggest a different side for the hen then the salad greens. Full service bar located adjacent. Our dessert was carmeled banana bread pudding. It was delicious. We were sad to... More 

1 Thank wakelang

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Southwestern
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gage Hotel, Marathon, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Marathon
  • Phone Number: +1 432-386-4205
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?