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Southern Flyer Diner

3001 Aviation Way, Brenham, TX 77833
979 836-5462
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Ranked #3 of 56 restaurants in Brenham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Lunch
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Dining options: Lunch
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College Station, Texas
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244 reviews 244 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

I overheard the owner saying that while they are famous for burgers, burgers are not the best thing on the menu. And while I only had a burger, I could definitely see that. The burger was certainly very good - very homemade - you can see and taste the spices in the meat just like making patties at home. The... More

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The Woodlands, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We had been here before a few years ago. They are only open for lunch daily 11-3. We enjoy sitting on the screened in deck and watching the planes take off and land. Good burgers, chicken etc.

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Cypress, Texas
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129 reviews 129 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

So you always take a chance when you order a grilled chicken sandwich because so many places overcook it until it's dry and gross. The Southern Flyer grilled the chicken perfectly. The fries were also quite nice and my son loved his cheeseburger. The parking lot was very small but the restaurant isn't that big so I guess it makes... More

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Bryan, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This is a nifty place with good food, but you have to go at the right time. It's a small place so if the Sons of Anarchy show up to eat, you'll be waiting a while. Get a milkshake. You won't regret it.

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Karachi
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The place takes you back in the 50's and is open from 11am to 3pm so plan accordingly. We went from College Station for Lunch and the hamburgers are to die for. Simply Best of the Best & wouldn't mind taking the beaten path again for some.

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Must stop in Brenham, TX or even worth the detour. Old style diner where the waitresses wear poodle skirts, like stepping back into the 50's. Great place for burgers, chicken fried steak or milk shakes. Tends to be crowded, as it only opens between 11 am and 3 pm.

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Palestine, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

this was a great find! i'm so glad i researched, because you definitely wouldn't stumble upon this place. we had two small kids with us, so i knew they'd love seeing the airplanes. it was too hot to sit on the patio, so we were a little disappointed when we were told we couldn't sit at the empty 6-person table... More

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Pasadena, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We sat outside on the patio and enjoyed watching the planes taking off and landing right by the restaurant. The service was excellent. We had the 5 vegetable plate lunch and enjoyed it all. Freshly cooked vegetables and nice servings. Just right for lunch.

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Houston, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We always eat here during our annual bluebonnet trek. There's a totally screened back porch area, safe for young children (they can't "escape"). We always order the small portion chicken fried steak. It wasn't as good as in prior years, but everyone can have an off day. If you're in the area, this is a truly unique restaurant, and I... More

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Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

I had seen this restaurant on The Daytripper. We were headed to Brenham and we decided to give it a try. You would never guess at the end of the traveled roads would be a restaurant. Plenty of people were there when we arrived, so we thought it must be good. It was! Diner type of food. Service with a... More

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