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Hoover's Cooking

2002 Manor Rd. (Alamo St.) Send to Phone
512-479-5006 | Menu
Lick-smacking soul food that's all friendliness and no pretension.
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Breakfast Sat.-Sun., Lunch & Dinner daily
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2.5 rating over 4 reviews

Hoover's Cooking Restaurant Review

: The fact that Hoover's gives its patrons red trays lined with butcher paper and multiple napkins instead of plates says it all: this restaurant is all about filling the belly with giant portions of sloppy, yet ridiculously satisfying soul food. House Warmers like pepper-fire chicken wings are rich with smoky flavor and serve as a nice prelude to the stick-to-your-ribs entrées. The half Jamaican jerk chicken, Elgin sausage and fried catfish are among our favorites, and each comes with its choice of "housemates" like jalapeño creamed spinach, macaroni and cheese, and candied yams. Staples like chicken fried steak and southern fried pork chops can be seen on nearly every server tray coming out of the kitchen. If you still have a few more notches on your belt, go for the tart, rich chocolate cranberry cheesecake or the "Good for Nuttin" brownie sundae, which brings back childhood memories of the corner ice cream parlor. The weekend breakfast menu features one of the best sandwiches in town, the Hoover's Muffuleta, which stacks two fried eggs, bacon, ham, cheddar, lettuce and tomato in between two buttery bun halves.

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