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Underwoods Cafeteria

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402 East Commerce Street, Brownwood, TX 76801
+1 325-646-1776
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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Colleyville, Texas
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24 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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 

Thank Mike M
Sherman, Texas
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

Thank GhostTX
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 

Thank 76550
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4 restaurant reviews
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.

Thank patty s
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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.

Thank DGC1601
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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.

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.

Thank nevaeh1972
Meridian, Texas
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

We stopped by here on our way home from Midland. We decided to take the scenic route and drop into San Angelo State Park on our way home, and somehow missed finding a place to eat there. We decided to tough it out until we got to Brownwood, and this placed looked like the best choice on our way through.... More 

Thank TX-Travl R
Lubbock, Texas
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139 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

We really like Underwood's, usually eat there when we visit Brownwood, and recommend it. However people need to be aware it is not a typical Texas BBQ joint, particularly in regard to the beef which is good but not at all like the usual smoked brisket. (The ribs and chicken are closer to the norm) Rather Underwood's should be viewed... More 

Thank WestTexastraveller17
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

I attended Howard Payne University in Brownwood 30 years ago and Underwoods had a reputation as a great place to eat well before that. I always look forward to eating there when we're visiting in Brownwood. With that said, I have to say that I was a little disappointed during our recent visit. The green beans were a little overcooked... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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?