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Shirley's Burnt Biscuit - CLOSED

1st Street, Marathon, TX
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good25%
  • Average25%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
14 Mar 2014
“This delightful place is CLOSED, permanently”
25 Nov 2013
“Wasn't Open even though posted hours showed they were suppose to open”
Restaurant Hours Closed
1st Street, Marathon, TX
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Reviewed 14 March 2014

The lovely couple that ran this place and owned the magical recipe are no longer able to continue. We visited this week and were disappointed that we would no longer have those fabulous fried pies.

2  Thank Libby T
Reviewed 25 November 2013

Wanted to eat breakfast. Posted hours showed business is open from 7 AM to 1 PM, Monday through Saturday. We were in Marathon for 3 days (Mon - Wed). The business never opened. There wasn't a sign saying why they didn't open.

Thank Barb B
Reviewed 10 October 2013

After recommendations from friends, this is the place to stop for breakfast each day. Great breakfast sandwiches and biscuits and sausage gravy! Take a few fried pies to go! They are the best!!

Thank cchurdle
Reviewed 31 May 2013

We need to stop for gas and lunch in Marathon before going to Big Bend. We had sandwiches in Shirley's Burnt Biscuit. Clean place, friendly and efficient staff, correct food.

Thank llagonne66
Reviewed 16 April 2013

We heard about this place on reviews read elsewhere, but had heard 'it was not the same' since taken over by new management or owners. The woman helping us was friendly enough, but the man making the biscuits and fried pies had the personality of...More

Thank pinkysworld
Reviewed 6 April 2013

Biscuits & Gravy, Breakfast Sandwiches, Breakfast Tacos all homemade all good. The place is clean, the owners (husband and wife) are friendly and support their community.

Thank Lynette L
Reviewed 3 April 2013

We stopped for coffee and found a whole lot more. She makes great coffee but we then tried the biscuits n gravy. You can limit your diet to a half order, but a full order is enough for a meal. Before we left we decided...More

Thank Kwixdraw
Reviewed 14 March 2013

get the biscuits and gravy! they are delicious. then take some fried pies on the road with you. all homemade by a wonderful husband and wife team!

1  Thank mrm195
Reviewed 27 February 2013

What a little treasure, lovely place and lovely people but especially lovely pies. We were touring texas in feb and we were told to visit here, so glad we did, we even detoured and called in on the way back from big bend for a...More

Thank Jean W
Reviewed 26 February 2013

We drove to Shirley's Burnt Biscuit on our way out from Big Bend NP. We knew about their fried pies and were curious to try them. The ladies behind the counter were friendly and helpful. They have coffee, tea and fried (fruit) pies. I only...More

Thank Iside26
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  • Address: 1st Street, Marathon, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Marathon
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