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12 Gage

Gage Hotel, Marathon, TX
+1 432-386-4205
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
“Wonderful Dining Experience!”
1 week ago
“upscale restaurant in "nowhere" location”
Opens in 24 min
All hours
American, Southwestern
Gage Hotel, Marathon, TX
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Reviewed yesterday

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed the cocktails at the bar one night and the cocktails/dining experience the next night. And my girlfriend REALLY enjoyed it. Our airbnb place was 6 blocks away.

1  Thank David M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Waited 15 minutes for a waiter nobody showed up. Asked several patrons that were seated if they were serving and they said yes. So we left. A tourist trap.More

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Phillip M, General Manager at 12 Gage, responded to this review

Hello, My name is Carol Peterson, GM of the Gage Hotel. I am very sorry to hear you had a bad experience in our restaurant recently. When you have a moment, I would appreciate if you would give me a call on my cell phone...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Gage Hotel IS Marathon, but they don't take that for granted. This restaurant is fine dining. High quality chefs have been here and the bar is high. Creative menu and experienced staff know what they are doing. My husband had excellent lamb chops and...More

1  Thank Joan H
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Restaurant Details

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