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Marathon Coffee Shop

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1st Street, Marathon, TX
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07:30 - 14:00
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Thu - Mon 07:30 - 14:00
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320 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This little café is right next to the wonderful Gage Hotel. The Gage only provides a small continental breakfast, so this is the place to go if you want a good breakfast at a good price. Indoor and outdoor seating. Great friendly service!

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Thank TravelingFan22
Brownsville, Texas
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85 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We stayed at the Marathon Motel and was eager to eat here, since we saw it featured on the Texas Country Reporter!!! I must say it did not disappoint, this was the best breakfast of our entire trip to West Texas!!! This is a must stop, if you are staying the night in Marathon!!! Nancy the owner was so nice!!!!

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Thank Qeew
Houston, Texas
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Stopping in after a camping/working weekend in the park, four of us had a filling lunch for ~$40. A friend on the trip had visited previously and suggested we stop. We sat outside on a dusty summer day and had a quickly prepared lunch of hot sandwiches, wraps, and a Cobb salad with very fresh vegetables (recommended). The worn exterior... More 

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56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

We ate here twice on our stay. The breakfast taco (or as they as burrito) was good but I really enjoyed their biscuits and gravy plate. They have inside and outside dining. It is a confusing on where to order but once you walk in you can order togo or stay there. Not sure how happy the waitress's are working... More 

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Thank Caressa V
Brownsville, Texas
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Very good food. Quick service. Friendly atmosphere. Great prices. What more can you ask for? Everything on the menu is good.

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Thank adfacrgv
Lubbock, Texas
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

For what it is, this is a cool little place. The service was very personal and the food hot and prepared as you would want. Nothing special in any way but handy place to stop for a bite.

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Thank Mike W
Spicewood, Texas, USA
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

We went here before heading to Big Bend for our second visit. Did not know we were going to spend over an hour and half at lunch. Our order was taken soon enough after sitting down, but it took forever to get our food. My $9 grilled chicken salad was a side salad with about half of a grilled chicken... More 

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Thank Jo R
Alpine, Texas
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Good food, friendly people. Would have been better if they had all menu items available. I really wanted pancake, but they didn't have them or French toast. Maybe next time.

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Thank Eric Z
California, USA
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268 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

This comfortable cafe is more than a coffee shop. The lunch menu was varied. The salads were surprisingly fresh for an area so far off the beaten track. The service was very friendly, and fast. There were tables inside, and outside on a shady porch.

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Thank CA7777
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28 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Local owners are nice Best breakfast in town Next door to Gage hotel And easy to walk Breakfast ends at 11 and lunch is served till 2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 14:00
Monday
07:30 - 14:00
Thursday
07:30 - 14:00
Friday
07:30 - 14:00
Saturday
07:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1st Street, Marathon, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Marathon
Description
List on this site http://www.marathontexas.com/dining/#

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?