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Hard Rock Cafe - CLOSED

Rafael E. Melgar No. 2-A Col. Centro C.P. 77600, Cozumel, Mexico
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Price range: $3 - $25
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Once a major Mayan center, the name "Cozumel" derives from the Mayan word "Ah-Cuzamil-Peten," meaning simply, "land of the swallows." So once you get some of our fine food and drinks in your gullet, you'll be in excellent keeping with ancient Mayan tradition! Located just off the Yucatan coast on Mexico's largest island, Cozumel offers Mexico's best diving, beautiful coral gardens, and some remote reefs where you can spot dolphins hard at play.The island is also good for bird watching (just don't look up!), but we recommend you check out the wildlife inside Hard Rock instead, where for years we've been cataloging and preserving rare rock 'n' roll artifacts, keeping them as primed as possible in their natural state.The unique Mayan architectural style makes this one of the most beautiful Hard Rock Cafes in the world, and complementing our numerous rock objects is a superb ceiling mural depicting a vast underwater setting. In fact, this mural is so realistic you may never need the actual beach, but we understand if you do venture out, just so you can say you did. All beachin' aside though, the choice for Mayan culture in the new millennium is the Hard Rock Cafe Cozumel!

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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Restaurant closed around 3 months ago, however the shop by the cruise terminal is very much alive and kicking. The staff are quite blatant about selling products with their "doctored" labels and the noticeably inferior quality t shirts. Roughly they are asking around £18-20 for a t shirt, they are selling the ones with traditional logos and some homemade hybrid... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

When you feeling like it time for some old fashion cuisine...come to the Hard Rock. Burgar and fries were awesome and a nice change of pace from Mexican Food. I had to split this order with my husband since I feel that their portions are fairly generous.

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Geraldton, Canada
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Cold beer, excellent food ,great view and awesome musical history!Free wifi so we were able to communicate with our friends that live there!

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York, PA
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80 reviews 80 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This is how they advertize this Hard Rock, and they are indeed correct. Located conveniently at the end of the pier where cruise ships land, you will miss it if you blink twice (no kidding) Small gift shop - but selling the traditional black HRC shirts and shot glasses.Not much variety Average rest room Small restaurant and tables, set closely... More

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Bountiful, UT
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55 reviews 55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We wanted a place we were familiar with in Cozumel so we went to Hard Rock. The food and service was outstanding with a great view from the second story restaurant of the port. A lot of rock 'n roll memorabilia. Close to shopping (negotiation, haggling) and within walking distance of access to taxi's also.

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Marion, Ohio
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

**I was here 9/25/11** You can get to this HR by taxi. It's too far to walk unless you know your way. It is the smallest HR in the world but it's super nice inside (as most are) and the service was great. Our Hurricanes were great and so was the food. I usually try to eat local food when... More

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Stacy, Minnesota
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Downtown Cozumel, ate on Sunday with no cruiseship activities. Very quite place. VERY expensive for what we had. Food was ok, nothing great. Typical bar food.

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Stopped in here for lunch while on vacation. The place was very cozy and a sign toted it as the smallest Hard Rock Cafe. The food was good and the service friendly. We had a window seat that allowed us to view out over the water. A nice place to have lunch.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

Perfect place to go when you've been in Cozumel awhile and just want "American" food. It's pricey, but satisfies that need.

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Rio de Janeiro
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165 reviews 165 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Nice as all Hard Rocks, same good food, price ok. It saved us after a frustrating arrival with heavy rain in Cozumel. We were quickly attended, burgers came quick but the bill... it took more than half a hour to PAY! I think they wanted us to stay more... lol

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