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Food Shark

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Highway 90, Marfa, TX 79843
+1 432-207-2090
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12:00 - 15:00
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Wed - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the best falafel and my friend got the lamb kebabs. Both were great! Luckily, it was not too hot or too cold so we ate on the bus turned dining area. Don't miss while you're in Marfa!

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Thank VronicaGn
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fun for kids, buy your food from the truck and then eat in an old bus or outside. Food was okay but you'd go for the novelty of the location.

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Thank Joanne H
Brazil
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Fresh made by kind staff. What more can you ask for lunch. Very tasty. Nearby shade to escape the heat.

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Thank LizAlexh
Antigua, Guatemala
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149 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We had lunch here last week and it was GREAT! Food is creative, fresh and plentiful with lots of seating. Staff are friendly and helpful. This meal was the best of our meals on this trip!

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Thank Tom T
Pensacola, Florida
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76 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The Food Shark Food Van lamb kabobs, hummus, pita, and falafel was so good I got it twice that week. I have lived in the Abu Dhabi and in the evenings we would go to the parks and have this same meal with our children. This reminded me so much of those meals - the taste of mint on the... More 

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1 Thank Ricardo R
Dallas, Texas
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Food Shark is famous and I worried it wouldn't live up to the hype, but worries vanished as soon as I bit into my Marfalafel. Three falafel balls, crisp on the outside, soft and moist inside, drizzled with tahini, yogurt and harissa sauces, served with hummus on top of a greek salad, all sitting in a flour tortilla. Great flavor,... More 

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Thank Pamela D
Highland Park, New Jersey
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32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We wanted to try this food truck because of its high ratings, so went there at noon on a Saturday. It was supposed to open then. 90 minutes later it was still closed. This is no way to do business.

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Thank MiriamfromNJ
foodsharkmarfa, Owner at Food Shark, responded to this review

Apologies for not being there...circumstances beyond our control..No time even to put up a sign that day. More 

Katy, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

This place was referred to us by the Big Bend Coffee Shop. The Combo and the Hummus Plates were simply delicious! The flavors were great---we recommend these to everyone!

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1 Thank WolkeAndMillie
San Antonio, Texas
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Loved the Food Shark - had the wonderful daily special: Lamb Kabob with pita, sauce, greek salad and humus w/chips. They also had a pork dish special we didn't try, sounded great. Normal menu items are offered as well, I can't remember exactly what they were but I was torn between the special and the local favorite which I forget... More 

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1 Thank Michelle B
Hamilton, New Zealand
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I'm a bit picky about food and was a little nervous about eating here because it didn't look super clean when we arrived. It's a grungy little food truck , but as soon as our food arrived I devoured the whole thing. It was delicious. I had the veggie wrap with hummus and it had a great chilli kick. My... More 

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1 Thank aimiemaree
foodsharkmarfa, Owner at Food Shark, responded to this review

Thanks! Yes, we've had the Food Shark for over 10 years and it sort of came that way (grungy looking) ...anyway, we're working on building our new kitchen right next to the truck and it's difficult to get that old vehicle to look fresh and clean considering its origins...built in 1974 but that design came out in the 50s...ok, try... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highway 90, Marfa, TX 79843
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Marfa
  • Phone Number: +1 432-207-2090
Description
FOOD SHARK serves up Mediterranean-by-way-of-West-Texas food Wednesday through Saturday from 12 - 3:00. Please note - We only answer the telephone during business hours, no voicemail for catering or anything else. Also, if it is busy...i.e. a line of people at window, they take priority over phone orders so we may not always answer the phone. Thanks for your understanding.

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