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Hob Nob at the Cradle

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11250 Pisgah Highway, Pisgah Forest, NC
8289664662
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Dining options: Lunch, Seating
Description: Satellite operation of Hob Nob in Brevard. Cafe open 10-3 7 days a week....
Satellite operation of Hob Nob in Brevard. Cafe open 10-3 7 days a week. Located in visitor center of Cradle of Forestry, a major attraction in the Pisgah Forest.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Very limited menu, but pleasant surprise in the national forest

The menu is very limited, hot dogs, salads, hamburger; but I was not expecting there to be any food available at all on the park, so it was a very pleasant surprise to find any food options and not to have to go back out of the forest. I had a curry chicken salad and my son had a hot... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
Karen S
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Morehead City, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

It was nice to find somewhere to eat without having to go to town but I think they were a little overwhelmed. The food was good - I had a very tasty pulled pork sandwich - but expensive. We were glad we didn't have to drive to town and park to find something to eat though - so no complaints.... More 

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Morehead City, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The menu is very limited, hot dogs, salads, hamburger; but I was not expecting there to be any food available at all on the park, so it was a very pleasant surprise to find any food options and not to have to go back out of the forest. I had a curry chicken salad and my son had a hot... More 

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Brevard, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Passing Through Saw Signs For Lunch. We are glad we did. Had a tasty salad. Although over ;riced it was convenient and we will more than likely return. We will surely try Hob Nob on Main St. in Brevard. We found the stop a very pleasant experience.

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This is the Hob Nob in Pigsah National Forest at the "Cradle of Forestry" center half way up the mountain road. If you tell the gate that you are eating at the cafe you can avoid the $5 parking fee. Since it was time for lunch after doing Looking Glass Falls and Moore Cove and we needed a bathroom it... More 

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bloomington,MN
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Our family visited the cradle of forestry last Wednesday, and looked forward to a lunch at Hob nob at the cradle based on the good reviews posted here. I thought I had looked at the menu and it looked delicious and had a great option for our gluten free 8 year old. When we arrived I was disappointed to see... More 

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Windsor, CO
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105 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed dinner here. Had the new York steak special really good...salad fresh...homemade bread great..good wine....our waitress Rainbow was fun...we enjoyed.

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Thank livetoeat1965
Dexter, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

What a wonderful surprise!! Lunch today was a gourmet delight. I had the Fried green tomato BLT, my husband had a special shrimp pasta salad. We watched our lunches individually prepared. Having had a great hike on the BRP we were hungry and realizing we'd have an hour and a half wait at the Pisgah Inn we decided to drive... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

After going to Looking Glass Falls and Moore's Cove Falls, we were starving. You can ask for a pass at The Cradle of Forestry to avoid the park fees if you are just going to eat. The food was delicious. My husband had a fried green tomato blt and I had the Everett Farms burger. Both of us had the... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 270 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

We volunteer at the Cradle of Forestry and have lunch here quite often. The food is always well made and very tasty. The french fries are exceptional. They sometimes have very creative specials available.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11250 Pisgah Highway, Pisgah Forest, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Pisgah Forest
  • Phone Number: 8289664662

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

Satellite operation of Hob Nob in Brevard. Cafe open 10-3 7 days a week. Located in visitor center of Cradle of Forestry, a major attraction in the Pisgah Forest.

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