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Hoover's Cooking

2002 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722-2436
+1 512-479-5006
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2002 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722-2436
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like wonderful southern style comfort food...this is the place! From fried chicken to BBQ ribs, greens, okra, Mac & cheese. The food is well prepared, down home cooking. Families, friends, couples, solos & business people...all seem very welcome. Casual dining at its best!...More

Thank 570Eileen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Barbecue chicken was outstanding, flavorful meat not dependent on the skin or sauce. Good selection of sides, excellent kale & beet salad with homemade dressing. The catfish po’ boy got rave reviews as well. Large selection of desserts to choose from. Friendly service. No frills...More

Thank ehbluzerne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Home cooked right down to the salad dressings. Everyone loved their meal. Beet and kale salad tasty. Grilled smoked turkey and avacado sandwich a yummy surprise.

Thank Silvertwinkie
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Four of us wanted to linger for over an hour reminiscing while being served fresh drinks, hot food with a choice of how spicy. Hoovers ticked all those boxes for us. The "glass" of lemonade was a small pitcher! Since there were free refills, they...More

Thank KiwiBob1948
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

It’s hard to find good pork ribs in beef-obsessed Texas. The ribs at Hoover’s are great - delicious and falling off the bone. I love the ever-changing options for fresh sides and desserts. The meatloaf is also a solid entree choice, but it’s almost impossible...More

Thank kennydb69
Reviewed 8 August 2018

I was in Austin for work and eating a lunch that involved talking to colleagues while eating. The service was adequate but nothing special. The server was fine but not especially nice. When asked for recommendations he gave the standard this is popular, blah, blah,...More

Thank Jayshively
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The mashed potatoes were dry. Truthfully I don't remember my entree was not memorable enough for me to remember it. Wait staff was sort of slow and didn't check in often. I might give it another shot if I'm in the area.

Thank rtmidland
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

We ordered a burger with mac and cheese and baked beans and mashed potatoes and chopped steak w mushrooms. so good did i mention the cowboy baked beans..omg. best ever had. really. wow. go back again & again.

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 24 July 2018

The staff at Hoover's was fantastic (attentive and friendly). Outside of the staff, I was not a big fan of Hoover's. The food was OK, but nothing special. For the price, I would recommend going elsewhere. I had the fried catfish with a few sides...More

Thank Katie K
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

This place was not on our list we kept going to places and being turned away for the size of our family so Hoover’s was a happy accident. We had given up and hoped they would take us in. I am so glad they did....More

Thank Rachel A
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Please contact a manager at the restaurant at (512) 470-5006 and ask about the Brook's Room. Thank you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2002 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722-2436
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > University of Texas
  • Neighbourhood: University of Texas
  • Phone Number: +1 512-479-5006
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