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Underwoods Cafeteria

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402 East Commerce Street, Brownwood, TX 76801
+1 325-646-1776
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10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Tue 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Baytown, Texas
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

While taking a trip to visit my son's soon to be college campus, we stumbled upon Underwoods Cafeteria and were definitely fat and happy visitors when leaving. We had the difficult decision going through the cafeteria line of selecting food choices. Everything was delicious, fresh and home made. We were pleasantly surprised by the lady who passed through the dining... More 

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Thank tmoyers
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch here after a long mornings cycling. The steaks were huge and did honestly melt in the mouth. Staff friendly and helpful. A must do Texas experience!

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Thank Joolsp67
Fort Worth, Texas
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here on a recent Saturday for lunch with my son. Had heard a lot about this place for many years, but it really is just your typical cafeteria with pretty typical quality cafeteria food. Not bad, not great, just somewhere in between. A little over priced as well for what you get. The serving line moved very slow, and... More 

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Colleyville, Texas
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

When in Rome give it a try, correct? I stopped into this very establish family friendly cafeteria style restaurant. It was getting late in the evening and there was a lot of vehicles in the parking lot, so I stop in for dinner. The staff was friendly and the food was OK for cafeteria type food. A good selection of... More 

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Sherman, Texas
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016

First thing, you walk in to a serpentine line. Length of line, obviously tied to the crowd. We ate for a Sunday lunch, and waited about 10-15 minutes. Then to the cafeteria style line. You pick your meat selection. Prices start at $10.99 and go up from there, unless it's a childs plate, which I believe was $5-6. After the... More 

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Lampasas, Texas
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

This is the third time I've eaten at Underwood's over the past two or three years, I probably won't be back. While there are numerous favorable reviews for Underwood's my experience has been otherwise. The mashed potatoes and other vegetables along with the various meat selections seem to be prepared for quantity not quality. In my opinion, if you are... More 

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Thank 76550
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

This visit was during the lunch hour. The ribs were ok but the food was just not as good as expected.

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Thank patty s
Brownwood
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Never had anything that wasn't delicious. Always great food and great service. Fried chicken is a favorite. Good price for a large amount of food.

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Thank DGC1601
Owasso
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121 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

We ate here while visiting family. Everyone had the Chicken Fried Steak. It was delicious and fork tender. The sides were and cobbler were good. Overall, I'd recommend it for some good down home cooking.

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Thank hkay_h
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

Awesome food and friendly staff. Laquinta staff recommended us and im glad they did! We will be back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 402 East Commerce Street, Brownwood, TX 76801
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Brownwood
  • Phone Number: +1 325-646-1776

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