We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hoover's Cooking

2002 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722-2436
+1 512-479-5006
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
All hours
Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
2002 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722-2436
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (220)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 219 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Out Manor (pronounced MAY-ner) Road east of downtown Austin there is quite a restaurant boom going on, anchored -- as it has been for a long time -- by Hoover's Cooking. Madame and I enjoyed a visit on a recent Tuesday evening, our first since...More

Thank Itinerant_scholar
Reviewed 27 November 2017

This restaurant is an experience in itself. We had a short wait. The staff looks like a motorcycle outfit but they are very friendly and responsive. The entrees come with a choice of a large variety of sides (20). There is a sign board with...More

Thank travelwolf8
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Hoover's is down home comfort food and is always great, tasty and so good. Consistently hits it just right on taste, freshness and service. Don't be surprised you might have a wait but wait time is usually not long. Love the chicken fried steak and...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 23 October 2017

The Chicken Fried Steak and Ribs were amazing. I also had the Mac and Cheese, Fried Okra and Sweet Potato fires. The blue berry cobbler was excellent as well. Good for a date, business or in big groups.

Thank Jason H
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The last time I came here was 10 years ago and it was of the same quality if not lower. I ordered BBQ chicken, mac and cheese, green beans and fried okra. Nothing to write home about. I did like their hot sauce and put...More

Thank ChrisfromLockhart
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Hoover's is a very laid back, simple décor restaurant. They have a very good menu with lunch specials that include old favorites such as chicken fried steak, meat loaf, fried catfish, and pork chops. They have some great salads and sandwiches. I had one of...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 16 September 2017

I had the delicious bronzed catfish with sides of fried okra, Caribbean rice, creamed Spinach. only negative is the spinach was a tad watery. My friend had the Chicken and Dumplings and enjoyed them.

Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 27 August 2017

The fried catfish was good, the mustard greens were a bit sweet the the chili sauce took care of that; but the green beans took the prize. Solid home style cooking.

Thank JoRocksPDX
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Landed and wife was hungry for catfish. Personally, not big on catfish, but reviews were ok on chicken fried steak so why not. Got there about 8pm on a Sat night. Almost full, but immediately seated. Waitress was prompt and took our drink order. We...More

Thank Jack M
Reviewed 23 July 2017 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
Nearby HotelsSee all 203 hotels in Austin
Hampton Inn & Suites Austin at The University/Capitol
1,412 reviews
2.06 km away
Four Seasons Hotel Austin
1,903 reviews
3.29 km away
JW Marriott Austin
1,670 reviews
3.15 km away
Hyatt Place Austin Downtown
1,804 reviews
3.04 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Salty Sow
447 reviews
.10 km away
Eastside Cafe
332 reviews
.09 km away
Dai Due Butcher Shop & Supper Club
95 reviews
.35 km away
Nearby Attractions
LBJ Presidential Library
2,515 reviews
.86 km away
Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium
148 reviews
1.17 km away
The Frank Erwin Center
70 reviews
1.40 km away
Bass Concert Hall
58 reviews
1.05 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
8 June 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from charlest156 | Reviewed this property |
Geraldine B
31 March 2015|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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!
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing