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12 Gage

) #1 of 8 Restaurants in Marathon €€€€ American, , Gluten Free Options
Gage Hotel, Marathon, TX
+1 432-386-4205
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (22 reviews)
“quail” (10 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Gage Hotel, Marathon, TX
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was delicious and well prepared. The wait staff were extremely courteous and helpful. Wonderful environment.

Thank Tranquility56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Were staying at the Gage Hotel in Marathon--eating places are scarce. Was a great evening. We were sitting under a covered patio enjoying our meal when a thunderstorm struck. The cover sprang a leak but we moved to higher ground. The poor staff members were...More

Thank Bette A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife & mom stopped for dinner after a trip to Big Bend National Park. We did not have reservations but the Hoist was very helpful and friendly. The food was very good. Something you would expect in a 5 star restaurant in the big...More

Thank Scott D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The 12 Gage restaurant is expensive but the quality is worth it! My husband enjoyed his stuffed quail appetizer and pork chop entree. I absolutely loved the Oyster Nachos which were perfectly prepared. Lightly breaded and very tasty. Went very well with the house margarita....More

Thank lucy19902015
Reviewed 19 May 2017

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...More

Thank AixTex
Reviewed 18 May 2017 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
Reviewed 17 May 2017

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
Reviewed 14 May 2017

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...More

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 7 May 2017

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...More

Thank jfp01
Reviewed 5 May 2017

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...More

Thank Magistra50
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, 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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