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Kingsland, Texas: Original Texas Chainsaw Massacre House: Eat Here

There's no better way to satisfy an appetite than to dine in the same room as a family of cinematic cannibals. Note: The popular Leatherface dummy has been removed.


1010 King Court, Kingsland, TX
Hooper's. On the grounds of the Antlers Hotel, just off Hwy 1431 at Chamberlain St.
Tu-Sa 5-9, Su 11-2 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Original Texas Chainsaw Massacre House: Eat Here

The restaurant is now named Hooper's.

[Lisa, 04/23/2024]

According to Hooper's, the name is a tribute to the director of the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre film, Tobe Hooper. There's a Chicken Slaughter Sandwich on the menu, but this is mostly a gore-free establishment.

Original Texas Chainsaw Massacre House

The Junction House Restaurant closed in 2012 and reopened in 2013 as the Grand Central Cafe. It's still the location where The Texas Chainsaw Massacre was filmed, but the new owners no longer stress the connection. The Leatherface dummy, a highlight of the old Junction House Restaurant, is gone.

[, 12/20/2013]
Original Texas Chainsaw Massacre House - Eat Here

This place is currently closed (as of 10/12/12) for renovations. The woman at the hotel on the property said they're looking at an early November 2012 reopening.

[Katie, 10/13/2012]

Texas Chainsaw Massacre House.

Original Texas Chainsaw Massacre House

This is the "family house" from the original 1973 Texas Chainsaw Massacre film. The house was built in 1909 in Round Rock, TX, achieved immortality as a film location, then was bought in 1998 and moved to Kingsland.

The house is currently leased as the Junction House Restaurant. When making your reservations, be sure to request sitting in the "Kingsville'"room - that's where the infamous dining room scenes of Texas Chainsaw Massacre were filmed. Beware of Leatherface at the top of the stairs! Great fun!

[Howard Douthey, 05/15/2012]

Grandpa's the best!

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