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Hard Rain Cafe

5763 Upper Hoh Rd, Forks, WA 98331-9337
+1 360-374-9288
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good37%
  • Average24%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“salmon burger” (14 reviews)
“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
“hoh rainforest” (39 reviews)
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American, Cafe
5763 Upper Hoh Rd, Forks, WA 98331-9337
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The year was 1962, it was raining hard, and the man playing guitar was Bob Dylan. Five years after a hitchhiking Bob Dylan wrote “A Hard Rain’s Gonna Fall” on that spot, Pete and Tuti McGonickle opened the Hard Rain Cafe. Now operated by Tuti’s...More

1  Thank hardtraveler2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

October 3 - had a walk around the forest across the road from the cafe (Huo rain forest closed for road repairs). Stopped off at Hard Rain Cafe afterwards for coffee and sandwich. One personable girl running the place, quickly organized two coffees plus BLT...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

This place is very close to the cabin that we stayed in. The latte was cheap and very good. There are not any other options around so definitely stop. The best part are the brand new cabins next to it that are owned by the...More

Thank julshopper
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Recommend Highly !!! There are very few restaurants on the west side of the Olympic N.P. We came here and the Grill was closed. The owner then re-opened the grill so that my wife, son, and I could have dinner. We were grateful. The Burgers...More

Thank ajkuiper55
Reviewed 21 August 2018

There isn't much out here in terms of food so yeah, stop here. They were friendly. There are nice shady and sunny spots to eat. The burger was fine.

Thank pjgrad
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Take a coffee break enroute to Hoh national park at this cafe. Restroom key on request at counter. Lots of souvenirs. Freshly brewed coffee. Very friendly staff.

Thank Try_travel001
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Small little place literally on the side of the road. There isn't much out here but they manage to have a small kitchen and an assortment of specialty items for sale. We had Salmon Burgers and they were excellent. A nice crust on them and...More

Thank RickSantaRosa
Reviewed 1 August 2018

This is a decent spot if you need a quick snack and you are not able to drive a distance for better fare. The service is friendly enough and relatively quick, but expect fast food ambiance. They will bring the food out to your picnic...More

Thank dadrulz
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

I can’t recommend this place enough! My burger was perfectly cooked, and the employees were incredibly friendly.

Thank William W
Reviewed 24 July 2018

This little burger place was one of the only places we saw to eat but the food was freshly made, they had a bathroom, and a small store there. We really enjoyed talking to the locals and even saw a bald eagle outside the place.

Thank ssusanw210
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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