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Hard Rain Cafe

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5763 Upper Hoh Rd, Forks, WA 98331-9337
+1 360-374-9288
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

This is a really lovely little cafe on the road through the Hoh Rainforest. It's staffed by two very enthusiastic young people (or was when we visited - apparently sometimes it's a one man show) who take all the orders, answer the phone and make the food. I had a lovely fresh ham salad sandwich and my husband had a... More 

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Thank Lizi S
Spring, Texas
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78 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch. Friendly people - a bit crowded while we were there but food came out quickly. Good burgers/ BLT.

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Thank Bud E
New York City, New York
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Good burgers, fish and chips and veggie burger! Also have pb&j for vegans. Thanks so much for a quick meal!

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Thank ceejmom
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

After a long morning and afternoon of hiking my family and I were famished, thankfully we stumbled across this adorable little cafe and had to check it out! The gift store was small but fit the atmosphere, we purchased multiple amusing shirts and placed our order from a boy who we chatted with for a few minutes while waiting for... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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233 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Coming out of Hoh Rainforest, we got some fried fish and a few burgers and chicken sandwiches, which were simple and average. But, it was a beautiful sunny day and we ate at the shaded picnic tables. The kids found fun t-shirts inside and it was a real slice of local flavor for all of us. It's in a great... More 

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Thank IowaMum
New York City, New York
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66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We stopped here to get some lunch. There was one recalcitrant teen working behind the counter who took 10 minutes to make a latte for the guy at the front of the line. When we finally got up to the front of the line and paid for our salmon, he didn't want to give us any napkins for the road.... More 

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Thank Michael C
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We realized we were famished as we drove through the luscious forest towards the visitor center and what should appear the "Hard Rain Cafe"! What a blessing! We pulled off the road and saw Sasquatch sitting on the porch and a platter of burgers being delivered to happy customers! We met the young gent at the counter and immediately without... More 

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Emmaus, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

After a big hike in the Hoh Rainforest we were so glad to stop here for lunch. Simple fare, but good prices and served quickly. Ate on the front porch. Enjoyed the boysenberry iced tea.

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Thank TravelingJindas
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69 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

This was a small burger/sandwich joint right outside of the Hoh Rain Forest entrance to Olympic National Park. Good quick food. Seating is on the patio and the cafe doubles as a country store.

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Thank Keith D
Lincoln, Nebraska
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138 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

This was very conveniently located right outside Olympic National Park. We stopped for a late lunch and didn't have to wait long. They also had lots of cute, quirky souvenirs.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5763 Upper Hoh Rd, Forks, WA 98331-9337
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Forks
  • Phone Number: +1 360-374-9288

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?