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Highway 90, Marathon, TX
Thu - Sun 15:00 - 00:00
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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71 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

I didn't dig much into what they had to eat, I just had a sandwich and a drink but the place was nice and clean. The food was good and the guy serving was a nice guy.

Thank Cliff C
Dubuque, Iowa
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458 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 246 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

Johnny B's is no longer in business. It has been relocated near the 12 Gage Restaurant and is planned to be a coffee shop. It's former location is now the Oasis.

3 Thank Randy L
Austin, Texas
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95 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

The staff was very nice and the breakfast was hearty. You definitely won't leave there hungry. A great place to stop and it was crowded. That is always a good sign.

Thank linzraye00
Austin, Texas
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015

And I ain't messing around. I crave these huevos rancheros. I have eaten hundreds of orders of Huevos Rancheros and these can't be beat. The salsa is amazing, the corn tortilla underneath is perfect. The beans are wow and even the little hash brown patty is perfect! Don't forget to TIP THE COOK!

Thank happytravelleraustin
Houston, Texas
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2015

Really was looking forward to a hot breakfast while staying in Marathon. Walked in and saw that 4 groups were ready to leave and were waiting on their checks. Dirty dishes stacked all over the counter and on every table. No greeting, no menu, no direction. We sat at the counter among the debris of long gone diners and waited.... More 

Thank Sallyrk
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

A nice, relaxing and quaint neighborhood diner! I had the trash can burrito for breakfast. Good flavor and I was stuffed. My wife had the omlet and it was a little dry but still good. The waitress was kind and attentive. Everything was priced very reasonably.

Thank Padahl
Houston, Texas
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64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015

Been coming to Marathon for years and either missed Johnny B's or maybe it's fairly new. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner I stopped in for the lunch burrito. What a find! The marinated beef was sauteed with jalapenos and onions and served in a homemade tortilla. They have homemade cake and pie as well. Something to save for next... More 

Thank VOjoe
Sugar Land, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

My husband & I enjoy hiking in Big Bend National Park. This old fashioned diner is the place for a tasty meal. We have stopped in 3 times this year and enjoyed consistently great sandwiches. Save room for some ice cream and homemade dessert. The cook & staff are gems and made us feel right at home.

Thank bkphillips
Marianna, Florida, United States
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

This is a very quaint diner, but the operators have lost their lease so they are moving down the street and opening as Rueben G's. The breakfast was really good. I had a Spanish omelet.

Thank Joyce R
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67 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

It's a cute little diner in which I always enjoy grabbing a quick bite to eat. The staff is friendly and service is fairly quick. Though the food is your typical diner food it is a bit above par in my opinion.

Thank Nhelmer

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highway 90, Marathon, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Marathon
It is next door to Cafe Cenzio, Marathon, TX. It is a hamburger and soda shop.

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