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Johnny B's

Highway 90, Marathon, TX
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good57%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
4 Jun 2017
“Nicest folks!”
7 Sep 2016
“Good place for a snack”
Highway 90, Marathon, TX
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

Nice little place to eat a bite. The owners/wait staff were very personable. Very affordable for a tiny town.

Thank Tranquility56
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
Reviewed 13 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
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
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...More

Thank happytravelleraustin
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...More

Thank Sallyrk
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...More

Thank Padahl
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...More

Thank VOjoe
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...More

Thank bkphillips
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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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