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Hoover's Cooking

2002 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722-2436
+1 512-479-5006
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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11:00 - 22:00All hours
Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
2002 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722-2436
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My mom took me here and I was shocked at the home cooking style that was displayed in each dish I ate. Homecooking is a missed virtue.

Thank Kemi S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good home cooking. Good wait staff. Reasonably priced. Chicken-fried steak was over battered, with barely any meat.

Thank Chuck M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am struggling with giving this a very good or average rating. It used to be excellent but has lost so much of the home-cooked flavor that I came here for. I just had their Saturday special, smothered pork chops. The gravy had that instant...More

Thank gregntommy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited here with my family after seeing Hoover's on the Travel Channel. I'm embarrassed, becasue I've never heard of Hoover's Cooking and they've been in business for over 15 years! It is truly a local place with some of the best food that we've...More

Thank bohste
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Hoover Alexander presents some of the best Southern Style Home Food in the area. I have gone there many times for lunch & dinner. It’s always excellent! If possible save some room for desert!

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

This place reminds me of what I ate growing up. A vast assortment of greens and beans and meats. The corn muffins are outstanding. Really enjoyed lunch here. Parking can be tricky, but once inside you will be immersed in Southernn down home cooking. Just...More

Thank daddymo2
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Ever since I saw an episode about Hoover's on a food TV show, I wanted to try it. On my most recent visit to Austin, Hoover's was right at the top of my list. We arrived right at the Saturday night dinner rush to a...More

Thank jim6918
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

We frequent Austin about twice a year and always stop in Hoovers . This was the first time we had their breakfast. I was surprised that nothing on the menu was "unique". When you go expect very traditional breakfast options.

Thank Alaster83
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We were heading toward Eastside but it wasn't open so we went to Hoovers. A delightful traditional breakfast was had here with wonderful eggs, bacon, pancakes, and garlic cheese grits. The menu is expansive for breakfast with many choices from Migas to omelets. We had...More

Thank KimRinger111
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Still bewitched by scintillating catfish memories and friendly fried chicken from the hoover truck on manor. It was 2014 and I still think about that meal at happy hour. A chipper restaurant visit in another time zone of a parallel dimension.

Thank Bohanson
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Response from charlest156 | Reviewed this property |
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Response from kenmac3 | Property representative |
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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
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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