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Cardinal Drive-In

328 S Broad St, Brevard, NC 28712-4008
+1 828-884-7085
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good17%
  • Average41%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tater tots” (7 reviews)
“onion rings” (7 reviews)
“burger” (10 reviews)
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American, Fast food
328 S Broad St, Brevard, NC 28712-4008
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really wanted a hotdog today. Sonic is closed. Hardee's too far away so we came here. We asked for an extra long hotdog with mustard and ketchup on the side. The hotdog was a pale pink something. It was barely warm after 10 minutes...More

Thank Alaina N
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We had drive in fair at this drive in delivered through the window. What comes through the window is OK drive in food. Turns out we have grown past wanting to eat too many of the fried items.

Thank Trish M
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

I’m a sucker for drive-in restaurants that are still going and doing it well in the 21st Century. There aren’t many. And the Cardinal deserves special status as a cultural icon of the past, but still putting out food that people want and find enjoyable....More

1  Thank Gary A
Reviewed 17 November 2017

This drive in has been in Brevard a long time. The burgers are good, the milkshakes are great, the onion rings and tater tots are excellent. Cole slaw is medium. For under $20, 2 people with big appetites can be totally satisfied. Highly recommend for...More

1  Thank Kathryn G
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We came here on a recommendation from a friend and decided to eat inside in the dining room. The whole novelty of ordering over the phone is completely worn down. It's hard for them to understand you, and it's hard for you to understand them....More

1  Thank jrobba
Reviewed 31 July 2017

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

Thank TomAlbus
Reviewed 22 July 2017

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
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Stanley W
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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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