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Cardinal Drive-In

328 S Broad St, Brevard, NC 28712-4008
+1 828-884-7085
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good14%
  • Average43%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tater tots” (6 reviews)
“onion rings” (8 reviews)
“hamburger” (5 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Fast food
328 S Broad St, Brevard, NC 28712-4008
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Reviews (41)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the shakes at this old fashioned drive-in close to the charming downtown of Brevard, NC -

Thank TomAlbus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped for a quick lunch...the hamburgers are so so ...Onion Rings were delish...greasy but delish...quick service but nothing was special...Don't think we would stop again...

Thank oneless45
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Nice burger and shakes! I love the crushed ice in the drinks! One note: They do not take cards, bring cash!!!

Thank Valerie H
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

The chili cheese half pound hamburger and tater tots were great and less in price than you would pay for at a chain fast food joint. The young lady that brought my food was as nice as could be. It was a trip down memory...More

Thank oldermama38
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Went there for lunch back in April '17 with a friend. The food was good and the service was ok. One BIG drawback is they don't accept debit / credit cards, only cash. They were in the middle of having an ATM installed but it...More

Thank Lee B
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Cheeseburger, tator tots, grilled ham & cheese, chocolate shake - all delicious! Would definitely recommend these items. We like to go inside and order from the phone at the table - very fun. Great service.

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We were sorely disappointed in our lunch there recently. My fish sandwich was so dry & hard I couldn't swallow a bite without adding water to my mouth at the same time. My husband had a fried chicken dinner which was in his words 'not...More

Thank Phylpot
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Poor quality of food and terrible service. The worst hamburger I have ever gotten. Cute exterior like a drive in from the 50's but we waited q very long time for a server to come to the car. We initially thought they must be closed...More

Thank Lorie M
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I like drive ins and am a big fan of a few. This one though had average food. Spicy chicken sandwich was overdone and dry but the mozzarella sticks were a hit. Stick to the burgers and shakes for an enjoyable experience.

Thank evansjax
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Reminds me of drive-ins in the 60's and 70's. Outside speakers, carhops, great burgers, wonderful onion rings very extensive menu.

Thank 26ehc
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Stanley W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 328 S Broad St, Brevard, NC 28712-4008
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Brevard
  • Phone Number: +1 828-884-7085
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