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Brown Cow

3205 HWY 287 South, Vernon, TX
+1 940-553-3322
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
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“chimichanga” (3 reviews)
“beans” (4 reviews)
“great food” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, American
3205 HWY 287 South, Vernon, TX
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Outstanding restaurant! Exterior is a little rough but the food is excellent and the service is exceptional. Variety on the menu is amazing and the prices are very reasonable. We will be back!

Thank chekovroach
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Amazing breakfast buffet. Great family place... Great service, super nice people. Very clean, and home-cooked meals. Down side no de-caffeine coffee, but who really drinks that stuff😉!!

Thank Kristie H
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Saw rating on trip advisor and was convenient to us passing thru for lunch stop. Had trailer and could park on side street. Don't know who's been writing these reviews Chips were stale. Our food was barely edible. Couldn't eat the guacamole it was so...More

Thank K W
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Beef chimichanga has fajita style meat I side and 100% made fresh in the restaurant. Also, my favorite dish is Fernando. Similar to a fajita plate but cheese is melted on the plate of meat, onions and peppers. Tortillas served on the side to roll...More

Thank FarmGirlTX
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Wonderful breakfast. Very old restaurant known to locals. Good service, lots of choices. They do lots of take-out business.

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Read about this place on another website, decided to check out. Very good. When we first pulled up outside of the building is not your usual modern restaurant, but the parking lot was packed so we figured, gotta check it out. So glad we did....More

Thank jetsetterwannabe
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We have eaten here a lot. I would take my twin grandkids. They love to eat there. The food is great and the owners are very nice.

Thank Donita C
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Breakfast or Dinner this place is good. They serve a breakfast buffet with pancakes eggs your way and coffee.

Thank Adam M
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This place is located on the access road to 287 on the southbound side. With less than adequate outside maintenance it looks like a place to pass by. However , the breakfast,served most the day is good. Fried eggs on request, pancakes, egg dishes, bacon,...More

1  Thank larry h
Reviewed 15 March 2016

I have been eating here every Tuesday with friends for the past 5 years. The service is outstanding and friendly. They go above and beyond to make sure you have a pleasant experience. The food is as good as being "home-cooked by Mom." No warmed-up...More

Thank TAMU1976
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3205 HWY 287 South, Vernon, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Vernon
  • Phone Number: +1 940-553-3322
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