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Red Wagon Restaurant

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401 N Main Ave, Brownwood, TX 76801
325.646.1599
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Dining options: Breakfast

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good homecooking!!!

Their food is delicious!!! And, the ladies who wait on you....are AWESOME!!!!!! If they don't know your name when you walk in, they will when you leave!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
Purplelrd
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Brownwood, Texas
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Portland, Texas
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85 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Great find. Be forewarned: this is a smoking restaurant. You immediately notice the smoke when you come in. They do have a non-smoking section which is where we sat. Seems to have its own air conditioning because we never felt like we were in a smoking restaurant back there. The lunch specials are amazing! We had one of everything they... More 

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Brownwood, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Their food is delicious!!! And, the ladies who wait on you....are AWESOME!!!!!! If they don't know your name when you walk in, they will when you leave!!

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Mountain Home, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Dining at the Red Wagon is a real treat! It is a step back in time, to an era when smoking was permitted everywhere and diners like the Red Wagon dominated the restaurant selection of small town Texas. Offering low cost breakfast specials to accompany chicken fried steak, gravy, biscuits and mashed potatoes. The clientele, surprisingly, span the entire field... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This is a wonderful place to get home cooked food!! Very good prices and plenty to eat! The only draw back is the place is smoking with a Very small no smoking section but it is with closed doors so You can't really tell they are smoking in the main cafe!!

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Brownwood, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is a place where local folks gather, feels like home. This is a place where every knows each other. Their service is outstanding. I go every Thursday morning for meeting my friends and great breakfast meal.

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EARLY, TX
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Same as headline. Contrary to comments they have a closed no smoking room. Great prices esp. breakfast. Plenty of food for the money.

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Dallas, TX
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 270 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Very popular local diner located near downtown Brownwood. Good, big country breakfast at a reasonable price. My only complaint is that smoking is allowed and a lot of folks were enjoying an after breakfast cigarette. I understand there is a non-smoking area, but I didn't see it and was not asked my choice of seating. Good for food and local... More 

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Harker Heights
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

I have only ever eaten breakfast at the Red Wagon and it is the best in town. Two eggs, sausage, hash browns, and either toast or two biscuits with bowl of gravy (I get the biscuits and have one with gravy and one with jelly). And all for under $5. Your basic small town diner that the locals flock to!

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Brownwood,TX
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

I have always liked this place, but then I love getting homecooked food at a bargain price. Doesn't seem that anything is from a mix or frozen out of a box. Great breakfast. Always an "interesting" crowd. Big con- still allow smoking but they do have a room in the back for non-smokers. That is why I don't go more... More 

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TX
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

Greasy spoon.... Been in business a long time, just not the kind of food I like. I think some people just visit and drink coffee and like the old "type" of greasy spoon food.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 401 N Main Ave, Brownwood, TX 76801
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Brownwood
  • Phone Number: 325.646.1599

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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