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Hob Nob Drive In Restaurant

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1701 N Washington Blvd, Sarasota, Sarasota, FL 34234-7524
(941) 955-5001
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6:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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Visitor rating
  • 33
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Greasy

Simply a greasy spoon with greasy burgers and greasy fries nothing special. Big issues with the waitresses with whoever the head is always yeelling at the rest instead of letting them do thier job. My waitress was fine until this brutus was following her screaming at her, then when I went to... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
tracylynne0177
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Lake Placid, Florida
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
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92 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Lake Placid, Florida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Simply a greasy spoon with greasy burgers and greasy fries nothing special. Big issues with the waitresses with whoever the head is always yeelling at the rest instead of letting them do thier job. My waitress was fine until this brutus was following her screaming at her, then when I went to leave....right out back some illigal goings on. Not... More 

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Great burgers really tasty and well cooked, crinkle chips too! Fabulous worth a visit. Good friendly service

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Hob Nob has been around forever. It's a greasy burger joint with an emphasis on greasy. The BEST onion rings in town. Get the burger basket and rings. Do not even consider ordering anything remotely healthy. Trust me, the lettuce and tomato on the burger are vegetable enough. The only times I've ever heard anyone say they didn't like... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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96 reviews 96 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I have a winter home in Sarasota, and the Hob Nob is among the many things I love about the city. This is a genuine drive-in/diner, with a 21st century twist: it offers wine and beer! Opened in 1957, the Hob Nob is all about authenticity. The food is good. I love the burgers and malts. The service is fast.... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

This place reminds me of a 1950's style diner. The service is excellent and fast. The burgers are freshly prepared, not a pre-packaged round cardboard tasting piece of beef. They are served with your choice of condiments on a fresh bun. Absolutely delicious! The onion rings are big, piping hot, and served with tangy dipping sauce. Beverage refills are always... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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92 reviews 92 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

If you're OK with eating classic diner food outside next to a very busy intersection, then do check out the Hob Nob. We got served our buger, hot dog and crinkle cut fries within minutes of ordering and then were offered free refills. The food was fresh and well presented with care given to the humble burger and fries even... More 

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Cape Haze, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Loved the burger Mustard mayo lettuce onion tomatoe Tomatoe was perfect Meat was excellent Fries were hot cooked perfectly Will go back Loved eating outside Service was friendly and efficient

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We went here for dinner after visiting The Ringling's Art Museum. My brother who lives in Sarasota had been looking for it. It's a 50 style dinner that serves burgers, hot dogs, sandwiches, and breakfast. I had the Pattie melt, my husband had the Hob Nob Special, and my brother had the regular hamburger. Everything was very good. My husband... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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76 reviews 76 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This place has decent food. It's nice to sit outside & enjoy eating. The service it really good! I got the cheeseburger & fries...good value!

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews 50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

This place is too cute and rustic! We are food snobs all the way but love it here! Open air dining right at a busy down town intersection. The cheeseburgers are griddle fried and super tasty. Paired with fries, Cole slaw and a mm milk shake and you are instantly transformed to the 1950's! It's too cute and tasty to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1701 N Washington Blvd, Sarasota, Sarasota, FL 34234-7524
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: (941) 955-5001
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?