Hoover's Cooking

(210) 828-2300

6868 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, TX | Directions   78216

29.504101 -98.499261

 
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More Cuisine: Southern

Neighborhoods: Northeast San Antonio, Shearer Hills / Ridgeview

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Reviews for Hoover's Cooking

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Fan of Austin location on Research Blvd. – We've been in Austin for 18 months,and we love Hoover's. Hoover Alexander's statement on his website is an accurate reflection of his restaurant. The food represents a great variety of soul/home cooking. I gotta admit that I actually changed my own meatloaf recipe after eating Hoover's . . . and I thought mine was already the bomb! The j*rk chicken is exactly like the j*rk my Jamaican friend in Dallas used to make. My man still prefers my cream gravy over Hoover's, but my gravy has made men propose before, so it's a high, high standard!

They have daily specials, which are not really price specials so much as they are rotating items not on the regular menu. Butter beans and cabbage are two of those, and they are EXACTLY like my own mama's. I always order those when they appear.

I have to mention the weekend breakfast: we go every Sunday when we are off work. It is a real soul food kind of breakfast. Etouffee and fried catfish are among the choices! And the pancake menu includes sweet potato cakes, h*e cakes (for real!), and several others. There is nothing better for a weekend breakfast.

We are moving to San Antonio in a few months, and I am so relieved that we won't have to drive back to Austin for Hoover's. I hate to drive, but I had already decided that for our Sundays off, we would make that 90 minute drive (one-way) for breakfast or lunch at Hoover's. (Sorry for the asterick spellings in "j*rk" and "h*e", but those words were deemed "inappropriate", even though they are only used for food names. Pitiful.)

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Excellent Family restaraunt – Terrific barbeque chicken, fried okra, grits, and banana pudding chees cake in a quiet comfortable atmosphere. A San Antonio secret that should not be missed. Waiters gave good suggestions and the food was served quickly without delay. Reasonable prices and great food make this a restaraunt that everyone should try.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

San Antonio's got soul (food, that is) – When it comes to down home cooking, Hoover's is as good as it gets in San Antonio. Although the decor is simple (bordering plain), Hoover makes up for it with huge savory portions. If you go to restaurants solely for the food, this place won't disappoint. The chicken fried steak knocks the pants off of Lulu's (disgusting) and Tip-Top (blah), and the smoked sausage lasagne (when available) is to die for! If only they had a big screen TV for sports...

 

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