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Hob Nob Drive In Restaurant

1701 N Washington Blvd, Sarasota, Sarasota, FL 34234-7524
+1 941-955-5001
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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“onion rings” (18 reviews)
“burgers” (54 reviews)
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1701 N Washington Blvd, Sarasota, Sarasota, FL 34234-7524
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Hob Nob is an oldies diner. Specialties are hamburgers. We tried the burger which was delicious and the veggie burger. It was also good. You dine outside. The staff was friendly and made sure we were doing ok. So if you are in the...More

Thank Wendy P
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

What a great place to experience and old open air diner. The food is good and the tradition goes way back. Get a delicious shake or sweetp potato fries. Sit with the locals and listen to the stories. You can't go wrong.

Thank pa s
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Stopped here for a late lunch. Cute placedrive up diner. We ordered a cheeseburger and fries and had a cold beer. Food id service is good.

Thank msbent3218
Reviewed 2 November 2017

If you are into the sound of very loud traffic, this is the place for you. If you really dig the smell of exhaust while you are trying to eat a mediocre burger, this is for you. If you are looking for a place with...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed the Hob Nob drive in for the first time. Been past it many times and finally had a chance to visit. It's a fun, old time drive in and restaurant. Ate at the bar and enjoyed the conversations of the regulars. Good eats...More

Thank Larry G
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Love my dogs hot crisp with toasted hot bun. They get it right. Made to order not sitting dried out with no flavor. Will drive from Venice to get another one of these.

Thank Jill R
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

I would not drive out of my way to eat here but it's not awful. Decent burgers and fries. If your in the mood for a really good burger try Shakespeares cat Alize's onion and Brie.

Thank Al O
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Looking for a great coney or hamburger? Try Hob Nob Drive In Restaurant. Always tasty, not expensive, fun people watching!

Thank Lorinn S
Reviewed 30 July 2017

If you like a burger done in a way where about a half dozen napkins are required, and a chocolate shake that is positively sinful, then this is your place. "The Nob" make no pretenses... it is basic down and dirty burger joint recalling the...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Hob Nob has been a Sarasota landmark since Rt. 301 had only 2 lanes! It's nothing fancy, the food is god and fresh and you get to eat out of doors. The bench seating is what it is, but clean with the stainless tops. The...More

Thank Jim D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 8:30 PM
6:00 AM - 8:30 PM
6:00 AM - 8:30 PM
6:00 AM - 8:30 PM
6:00 AM - 8:30 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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: +1 941-955-5001
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