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2-10 Darling Drive | Level 1, Harbourside Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+ 61 2 9280 0077
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Ranked #778 of 5,382 Restaurants in Sydney
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Chicken Wings
Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Sydney, Australia
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111 reviews 111 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

Went to HRC Sydney as I had never been. I went with a few friends for dinner mid week. When we go there, there were very few diners there. We were seated quickly and got menus. Upon sitting, my friends and I noticed that the restaurant did not seem to have the regular HRC vibe, it seemed more like a... More 

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Rota, Spain
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW via mobile

I make it a priority to visit HRC everywhere in the world. My first visit was so welcoming and what I have experienced with other HRC... Thought perhaps a bad day... My 2nd visit to Sydney HRC and the same! Wasn't busy, Food was a tad cold and to be honest tasted nothing like other HRC burgers. Especially for the... More 

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Fayetteville, Georgia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

My family of four went there for lunch. The place was not busy at all. We all ordered standard things off of the menu. Our waiter acted liked he could not care less if we were there or not. After the food was delivered, we didn't see him again until it was time to pay the bill and I had... More 

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Ohio
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We had a wonderful time when visiting the Hard Rock, Sydney. Our waitress was super nice and we were quickly seated outside with a great night view of the harbor. The drinks were excellent (a little high priced), but the food was just average. I would say it’s standard bar food although the “brown sauce” on the fries and nachos... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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121 reviews 121 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Overpriced and poor service. I am a Hard Rock Café VIP member (used to be but when they changed the loyalty program I refused to buy into another program after I bought into the first program for no benefits) and I have been to many Hard Rock Cafés in the world. This one had piss poor table service, sitting us... More 

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Melbourne
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5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

sat outside overlooking Darling Harbour which was good on such a warm evening. Great, friendly waitress took our order. My daughter ordered nachos, but would not do an entree size, so as the dish was so large, only got through just about half, waste of food and money. Ordered a burger that came with fries, it was excellent. Really tasty.... More 

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31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We visited the Hard Rock on a warm summers night and opted to sit on the balcony to revel in the atmosphere of the harbour. The food was good and the service was great. Although the restaurant did lack the character of other Hard Rock cafes it was still a great night out.

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Kununurra, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I asked the very friendly stuff, if they would have a table on their balcony available. She checked, yes. The view to the Sydney Harbor at night was great, the dinner tasted very good and was almost too much for us, but yummie. It didn't take too long to wait for drinks and food, that was it's price worth.

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Sydney, Australia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Decent hamburgers, vague staff, silly prices. Nothing about this place was surprising so I guess we couldn't have been disappointed. The kids - there were three ankle-biters - far preferred McDonalds, which would have come in at a quarter the price. This is truly a chain that's long past its use-by date and needs to change radically in order to... More 

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UK
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129 reviews 129 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

there was. Time when HARD ROCK cafes where a real buzz to visit, but the one in Darling harbour really does let the side down. Food ok at best and waiting staff ok at best but decor and memorabilia was very poor. Sadly this one is resting on its laurels.

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Address: 2-10 Darling Drive | Level 1, Harbourside Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: + 61 2 9280 0077
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers, Chicken Wings

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