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Hob Nob Drive In Restaurant

1701 N Washington Blvd, Sarasota, Sarasota, FL 34234-7524
(941) 955-5001
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Ranked #258 of 819 restaurants in Sarasota
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Bradenton, Florida
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68 reviews 68 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

A diner on a busy street-you will hear traffic noise, expect greasy food,shakes and or beer and wine. I ordered Coconut Shrimp but was served regular Shrimp. The server gladly recognized the cooks error and the Coconut Shrimp was brought out in no time at all. Our server was pleasant and very efficient. There were ashtrays on most tables, having... More

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Bradenton, Florida
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206 reviews 206 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Hob Nob's is the old school type drive in but it has covered seating. Deep fried food so it is fast and hot. I had a plain burger, comes with lettuce and tomato, along with onion rings. Convenient location right on 301. Place is nice and clean though and service is very good. Cash, Visa and MC only.

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Goshen, Indiana
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

The HOB NOB is the very first meal we enjoy when we return to SRQ for the winter season. For the past 50+ years this drive-in is a favorite of the locals. Burgers and baskets are wonderful and a great value. The meal is not complete unless you breathe in whiffs of diesel fuel as trucks are idling at the... More

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Atlanta, GA
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54 reviews 54 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Get off the beaten path and grab a meal, or just an amazing chocolate shake, at this old fashioned eat in/drive in. I found it by chance, but it was the perfect place to order a treat after a hot day on the beach. The staff seemed to know everyone by name, and all kinds of folks came through in... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I have heard how good the food was. And I would agree. Very good burgers. But it is located at a very busy intersection. There were times we could hardly hear each other talk. And it was quite breezy and you eat outside. We had to hold onto things so they wouldn't blow away. I was glad I went once.... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

What a cute lil restaurant with black and white checker look. Casual outdoor seating. Great burgers and beer!

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atkinson , maine
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Service is good located next to the busy street not in the best part of town but we enjoyed sitting outside under the canopy food was good

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Amherst, Ohio
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110 reviews 110 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

I don't get the attraction. This place has greasy food, expensive beer and is in a crappy part of town. The road noise is loud, atmosphere is a busy road. It is old school greasy burgers fries and onion rings.

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Oswego, New York
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63 reviews 63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Stopped here for lunch on our way through Sarasota. I never order hamburgs when I eat out but the cheeseburger sounded good so I tried it. It was great. Glad I ordered it. Relaxed atmosphere, semi-enclosed outdoor seating at picnic tables. Service was good. Parking can be a problem.

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Tampa, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We have visited this place a few times in the past year and from a very good place it has gone to a mediocre one. Hamburgers are still good, but they are put together sloppily. Our waitress threw the burgers on the table complaining the tray was heavy. The bun was in one side, the patty was halfway in it... More

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