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Red Wagon Restaurant

American, Diner
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401 N Main Ave, Brownwood, TX 76801
325.646.1599
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

The Red Wagon is what small town diners use to be, a laid back friendly place to have a good breakfast or lunch, good food for fair prices, just wish they were open for dinner!

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Thank msrene63
Brownwood, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Way back when..maybe 10+ yrs...this was the spot for a cheap breakfast at appx $2 with free coffee....and the pies were just above a $ (still remember that cherry creme) yummy, yummy...but things have changed over the years and so have the owners (?) Now just eat there occasionally for breakfast (what , no pies?)..... .

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Thank Gary K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

Stopped in for a lunch special as I was visiting from Iowa. Had the Chicken Fried Steak and all the trimmings. It was delicious and portions were very generous. Too much food to finish for very little money. Staff was very attentive and pleasant. I recommend it very highly and will be going back in my next visit for sure!

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Thank Mcdgk
Portland, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

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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Thank wigx2154
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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Thank Purplelrd
Mountain Home, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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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Thank Debbie B
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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Thank Connie Conley T
EARLY, TX
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 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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Thank Rich66Early_TX
Dallas, TX
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 349 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 N Main Ave, Brownwood, TX 76801
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Brownwood
  • Phone Number: 325.646.1599

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