5 Thanksgiving Dinners Under $40

If you’re spending Thanksgiving in Austin, try these five restaurants to get the best bang for your buck.

Story by Sunny Kim

 

Hoover’s Cooking

  Photo courtesy of the Austin Chronicle

Photo courtesy of the Austin Chronicle

Known for its Southern homestyle chicken-fried steak, pork ribs and sandwiches, Hoover’s Cooking will offer Thanksgiving dinner from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

You can choose one entree, such as oven-roasted turkey, cajun pork roast, smoked ham steak or portabello mushrooms. Each entree comes with two sides, such as candied yams, mashed potatoes and gravy or caribbean rice – all for $19.99 per person.  

Address

2002 Manor Rd

Austin, TX 78722

(512) 479-5006

 

Hyde Park Bar & Grill

  Photo courtesy of Hyde Park Bar and Grill

Photo courtesy of Hyde Park Bar and Grill

2017 marks Hyde Park Bar & Grill’s 23rd annual Thanksgiving feast. Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., the restaurant will give you the opportunity to enjoy roast turkey breast, cornbread stuffing, cranberry relish, fresh green beans and more for $21.95. If you pick a vegetarian option, the meal is priced at $15.95. There will be no reservations required or accepted, so plan accordingly to get the best seats in the house.

Near-Campus Address

4206 Duval St

Austin, TX 78751

(512) 458-3168

 

Secondary Address

4521 West Gate Blvd

Austin, TX 78745

(512) 899-2700

 

Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill

  Photo courtesy of Moonshine Patio Bar and Grill

Photo courtesy of Moonshine Patio Bar and Grill

This Thanksgiving day, brunch will be served from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for an All-You-Care-To-Eat-Buffet. The best part is that it only costs $28 per person. Favorites such as Moonshine’s chicken-fried turkey and cornbread stuffing, classic mashed potatoes and pecan pie tarts will be some of the numerous options available. The meals are first come, first served so make sure you wake up in time to rush over to the Grill.

Address

303 Red River St

Austin, TX 78701

(512) 236-9599

 

24 Diner

  Photo courtesy of 6 Street

Photo courtesy of 6 Street

If you’re looking for a place to crash last minute and fill your tummy with Thanksgiving eats, 24 Diner’s got your back. Open at 10:30 a.m., Thanksgiving dinner will include brined and roasted turkey breast, turkey leg confit, beeler’s house-cured ham, gravy and cranberries with a choice of two sides such as traditional dressing, mashed potatoes or bacon-braised collard greens. It even includes pumpkin pie to finish the $29 meal. This offer is first come, first served so make sure you make it in time.

Address

600 N Lamar Blvd #G

Austin, TX 78703

(512) 472-5400

 

Spend your next Friendsgiving enjoying good food at an affordable price. Your bank account will thank you!