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Underwoods Cafeteria

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402 East Commerce Street, Brownwood, TX 76801
325 646 1776
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10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Tue 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 55
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 31
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Love the Lunch

Didn't get the chance to sit inside and eat, did the drive through for my order. Informed the employee this was my first visit - she took the time to hand me a to go menu and walk me through the lunch items. Got the single meat plate (Sausage) with 2 sides. The two links were a good size and... read more

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4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
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English first
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Didn't get the chance to sit inside and eat, did the drive through for my order. Informed the employee this was my first visit - she took the time to hand me a to go menu and walk me through the lunch items. Got the single meat plate (Sausage) with 2 sides. The two links were a good size and... More 

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DeLeon TX
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We've been eating at the Underwoods Cafeteria's for most of my life. The Brownwood Underwoods is a favorite. I'm personally not fond of their beef, but everything else is good. My favorite is their fried chicken in the canola oil. Veggies are okay, but not outstanding. The cobblers and rolls are THE best! Hot rolls and butter are continuously served... More 

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Milano, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Well just not worth the hype. Meat choices and flavor were good but veggies were the pits! Canned at best and orange potato salad stuff was barely edible. Portions are small and prices are high. You've been warned.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Staff at cafeteria line was nice and helpful. My fiancee's BBQ chicken was soft, moist and very tasty! I had a brisket sandwich that was ok. I wouldn't say the best I've had. Good prices for the servings we got. For two of us it was around $20. Self service for refills but they do have someone walking around offering... More 

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Brownwood, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Their Bar B Q is very unique. A family member is always on site. Meals are more than you can eat and excellent. The chicken is especially good - always fresh and tender. People visit Brownwood just to eat at Underwoods.

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Hobbs, New Mexico
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Good food for the price. Enjoyed the BBQ ribs and the peach cobbler. Very good service and the rolls were tasty.

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Lake Brownwood, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Love the brisket and different potato salad & ROLLS!!! LOVE the cherry cobbler. When I was little my family would go most Sundays after church. HAPPY Brownwood has the only one left

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

My husband and I love BBQ!! If you get a chance eat at soulmans in east texas. At 8 pm on sunday they were closed on inside. We went through drive thur they were out of rolls!!!!!!!then we took food back to hotel potatoe salad taste wierd and it was orange? Coleslaw wad ok meat and bbq sauce were not... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We drove a little out of the way to eat at this original Underwood's. We were not disappointed!! Long ago we ate at Underwood's in Amarillo and Lubbock, have good memories and have missed this restaurant! We both chose the German sausage plate and our meal was delicious!! It is a buffet so you can choose all your favorite vegetables... More 

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Austin, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Go for the rolls & vegetables. Stay away from the beef. The cafeteria line staff didn't look like they enjoyed their job but the floor staff were friendly and very helpful & they kept bring the rolls out!! Did I say how much I enjoyed the rolls? :)

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 402 East Commerce Street, Brownwood, TX 76801
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Brownwood
  • Phone Number: 325 646 1776

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm

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