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Houndstooth Cafe

13271 Hanover Courthouse Rd, Hanover, VA 23069-1513
+1 804-537-5404
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sandwich” (4 reviews)
“flounder” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Barbecue
££ - £££
13271 Hanover Courthouse Rd, Hanover, VA 23069-1513
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

A colleague suggested this place and we enjoyed a delightful lunch on the front porch! The dessert was very large and impressive and, of course, shared with my dining companion! The waitress was super friendly and attentive! Can't wait to return for a dinner this...More

Thank sciluver
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Stopped in for lunch on a Sunday. Food was good and plentiful. Lots of locals come in to pick up to go orders. Would go again.

Thank KatnVA
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Off the beaten path gem! Small but makes up for it with character and taste of food! I had the ribs! Can be a little pricey but I thought it was worth it!

Thank Henry S
Reviewed 24 June 2016

My family ate there while staying at Kings Dominion. This is a great local place off the beaten path. The food was very good and the kids meals where very generous, we left with plenty of boxes. Service was friendly and helpfu and prices where...More

Thank jimjake38
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This café has the potential to become a favorite in Hanover, but until they lower the prices they won't get my money. It's way over rated.

Thank Larry P
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Love this place. It is a quaint little place on the side of the road. If you didn't know it was there, you'd probably drive right past it. Great food and the service is really friendly. But, get there early. It fills up fast!

1  Thank Susan H
Reviewed 27 July 2015

We were excited to go to Houndstooth, as my husband loves barbecue and we enjoy southern food. While the barbecue was 'good', everything else was clearly out of a can or microwaved within an inch of its life. A green bean side was swimming in...More

2  Thank Vkr71
Reviewed 19 July 2015

We drive through Hanover Courthouse periodically and have seen this attractive-looking restaurant many times. Yesterday, we decided to stop by for dinner. We were not disappointed. The cooking was good--fresh ingredients and prepared to order. The crabcake sandwich was good, especially with the better-than-usual bun...More

1  Thank Osprey05
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Just had soft shell crabs at Houndstooth. WOW; they were amazing! Just plain delicious; and the sides of mac and cheese, collards, and french fries were excellent. Its worth the drive to the Hanover Courthouse area to eat at Houndstooth. We keep going back. And...More

2  Thank dchadick
Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

Great flounder and shrimp. We sat outside on the patio. Nice way to spend a Sunday evening..oh and the pecan pie pie was delicious.

1  Thank Hera
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13271 Hanover Courthouse Rd, Hanover, VA 23069-1513
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Hanover
  • Phone Number: +1 804-537-5404
We have reopened!! We look forward to serving Hanover and the surrounding community! We serve made from scratch southern comfort food, smoked BBQ, Ribs, and seafood!
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