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12 Gage

Gage Hotel, Marathon, TX
+1 432-386-4205
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (22 reviews)
“quail” (10 reviews)
“caesar salad” (9 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Gage Hotel, Marathon, TX
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had the filet with the new scalloped potatoes. Very, very good. The service and the food are getting better and better. The filet was very tender and tasty; the new scalloped potatoes were incredibly good. Just the right amount of spice and taste!

Thank bobert2412
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have spent several anniversaries out in the Big Bend country usually winding up the lovely Gage Hotel and it's companion restaurant for the final celebration. The menu changes often but it's always excellent, especially if you're a meat eater, but even...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate at the 12 Gage both nights we stayed at the hotel. The food was delicious. I could not believe how wonderful the elk and bison meatloaf tasted! My husband had it the first night and I ordered it the second night - and...More

Thank Tissie E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Few choices in this small town.....but this one is awesome! Delicious appetizers, great entrees, and wonderful desserts!

Thank cooker72
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Meal and service was first class! Waiter was great! You could dine inside or outside on the patio! Great experience, will definitely go there again.

Thank Cindy56003
Reviewed 4 June 2017

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

Thank Tranquility56
Reviewed 2 June 2017

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 28 May 2017 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 27 May 2017

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
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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, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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