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Hob Nob Drive In Restaurant
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1701 N Washington Blvd, Sarasota, Sarasota, FL 34234-7524
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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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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 9
    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
Good

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!

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 20, 2014
Laura P
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Sarasota, Florida
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Sarasota, Florida
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76 reviews 76 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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47 reviews 47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

The hob nob! A must stop if you are in sarasota. It is an outside diner but worth the trip! Good food and service.

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BERGEN COUNTY,N.J.
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494 reviews 494 reviews
369 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

1950's retro diner,cute on the highway with very bland food.Many better choices in the Sarasota area..We were in the area before leaving for the nearby airport and decided to stop.Burger and greasy fries but a very good shake.Nice from the outside,but a killer inside.

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Sarasota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I've only eaten here a couple of times and the last time was many years ago. I remember really liking it then, but I went there today and ordered a regular burger and fries and I have to say that I was not impressed. The burger was larger than I remembered that it was before, but less flavorful. And, I... More 

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Bloomingdale, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I was a little concerned about out waitress ... as she was drenched in sweat and looked a little strung out. Haven't been in a few years and stopped in during our recent vacation. Still good food...but watching your waitress take out the garbage and come back and bring your food without washing her hands.. a little off putting.

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Bradenton, Florida
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115 reviews 115 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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262 reviews 262 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 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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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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61 reviews 61 reviews
26 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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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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