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107 West San Antonio, hwy 90, Marfa, TX
+1 432-729-3300
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good23%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“date pudding” (39 reviews)
“chilaquiles” (18 reviews)
“quail” (14 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
107 West San Antonio, hwy 90, Marfa, TX
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been getting a fast busy signal for two days. Can't get through by phone to make a reservation. I believe you take reservations. Would love to dine with you soon. Please put out a different number or way to make a reservation. Thanks!

Thank LBCatt
Reviewed 25 January 2017

I dined there two nights in a row and ate the same dish, because it was so delicious! Their mesquite grilled salmon was the best preparation I have ever experienced and I eat fish 3-4 times a week. I was with a group of six...More

Thank Justin C
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Met some friends there for dessert, but did get to sample a bit of their leftovers before diving into dessert. We shared a number of different desserts (there were eight of us) and everything I tasted was very good. It's definitely on my list to...More

Thank TravelsWithStephen
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We went to Cochineal twice in a row, both for dinner, one was for New Year’s eve. First, the setting of the restaurant and the decoration is quite peaceful and tame, and we were seated outside in order to accommodate our dog. Since it was...More

Thank sumaksito
Reviewed 11 December 2016

a beautiful atmosphere and setting indoor and out, with a great menu served with very nice presentation. For a big evening in a small town it is quite amazing! Have a reservation.

Thank livegooddesign
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Marfa for 4 days and ate here twice. Loved the menu & the atmosphere. We were with teenagers & they loved this restaurant above all others in this area. The staff is awesome and friendly....gave us great tips on best place to...More

Thank TZalenski
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We didn't get the date pudding because we were so full but kept hearing that it was life changing. The artichokes were amazing. The fish was a little overdone and salty for my taste, but I don't usually have high expectations when that far from...More

Thank VronicaGn
Reviewed 21 October 2016

My husband and I ate at Cochineal several years ago and it was so very good. Returning to Marfa, we were excited about eating there again. What a disappointment. Previously they had an excellent wine list and menu. Not so this time. The food was...More

Thank Elaine P
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The soufflé and the quail was mouthwatering. I took my sons here to enjoy some fine dining, but what we didn't expect was the quaintness of the restaurant. The courtyard is wonderful in the evening with the low lighting and the nice dry western air....More

1  Thank Rico R
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Shared a bottle a wine, along with the perfectly fried artichoke hearts and salad wedges. Glad I didn't order the gazpacho, which was spicier than I can eat. We (five) ladies shared 2 orders of ribs, which were crispy on the outside, tender and delicious,...More

Thank joanp
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$36
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 West San Antonio, hwy 90, Marfa, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Marfa
  • Phone Number: +1 432-729-3300
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Located 4 doors west of the only red light intersection in Marfa . Look for the courtyard with trees lit up in the patio. Across from Roy's automotive.