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Hob Nob at the Cradle

11250 Pisgah Highway, Pisgah Forest, NC
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Cuisines: American
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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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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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61 reviews 61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
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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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
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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69 reviews 69 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

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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Dexter, Michigan, United States
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Fulltime RV
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437 reviews 437 reviews
344 restaurant reviews
255 helpful votes 255 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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Additional Information about Hob Nob at the Cradle

Address: 11250 Pisgah Highway, Pisgah Forest, NC
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Pisgah Forest
Cuisine: American

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