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Underwoods Cafeteria

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402 East Commerce Street, Brownwood, TX 76801
325 646 1776
Today
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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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
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Local cuisine

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 54
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 29
    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
Most recent review
Family Owned and Operated for over 50 Years

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
Eddy C
,
Brownwood, Texas
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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137 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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

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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6 reviews 6 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
13 helpful votes 13 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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Green Valley, Arizona
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161 reviews 161 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

Were passing through at lunch time and a stop for BBQ sounded good. We got BBQ sandwiches and cherry cobbler from the take out side. Sandwiches were so large we each only ate half and saved the rest for later. Meat was plentiful and flavorful. Cobbler had lots of cherries and was not all gelatin. We initially went to the... More 

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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

I have been dining at Underwood's since I was little. It has been a family favorite for 5 generations. I central Texas gem. You will get large portions of meat and as many sides as you want. Hot rolls and cobbler are the best

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San Antonio, Texas
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47 reviews 47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Large portions of very average food. Good prices if you want to fill up. Bar-B-Que seems to be oven baked, not pit cooked. Large selection of sides thay are better than the meat.

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Holliday, Texas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

One of the best places in Texas. We lost our Underwoods many years ago due to it being wiped out by a torado in 1979.. Same family, same food. My wife had not eaten at Underwoods since 1979. Brought back a lot of memories

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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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?