Nightlife

Coffee in Marathon

V6 Coffee Bar

Whoa! The nitro iced coffee here is really darn good. Mix it up right and you'll be set for your drive to the national park down the road. Nice service too, and the place shines with a modern but inviting interior. …
Bar in Marfa

Planet Marfa

Marfa-style nightlife is epitomized in this wonderfully funky open-air bar that's officially open on weekends from spring break to Thanksgiving. There's usually live music at night, and shelters are scattered about …
Microbrewery in Alpine

Big Bend Brewing Co

The taproom is bare bones at this microbrewery on the outskirts of town, but with picnic tables inside and out, chatty beer drinkers all around and wide-open views of the western landscape, you'll hardly notice the …
Bar in Marathon

White Buffalo Bar

Guess what's on the wall of this upscale bar located in the Gage Hotel? Not just taxidermy but rare taxidermy. Enjoy a margarita and just try to ignore the glassy stare of the enormous white buffalo. You might catch…
Bar in Marfa

Lost Horse

Follow the crack of pool balls and the crooning of a solitary country-and-western singer to find this atmospheric cowboy bar on the main strip. It has saddles, skulls and taxidermy, and an eye-patch-wearing owner na…
Cocktail Bar in Marfa

Capri

For a civilized drink, step into the cool confines of this new cocktail bar that's part of the revamped Thunderbird motel complex, where you'll find the Chinati crowd having a postwork tipple. Inviting patio, too. T…