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Hard Rock Cafe

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Cnr Cavill Ave & Surfers Paradise Blvd, Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5539 9377
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Good for:
Families with children
Bar scene
Large groups

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Massive meals but loud!

Came for dinner and was promptly seated and attended to. The meals came out very quickly and were very nice. Had the nachos with beef and avocado and could only eat half of it! The plate was massive! Only issue is the place was a bit loud, with the loudest people being the staff. It was all in good... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
Chris F
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Came for dinner and was promptly seated and attended to. The meals came out very quickly and were very nice. Had the nachos with beef and avocado and could only eat half of it! The plate was massive! Only issue is the place was a bit loud, with the loudest people being the staff. It was all in good fun,... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is beautifully set out. After a small flight of stairs you'll reach an amazing wide open dining area. Complete with bar as the central feature and a spectacular looking kitchen bustling at the back wall. We, my friend and I, were greeted with a smile at the top of the stair and led to out table. A waitress... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

In real time: Service and coffee is lacking. The waitress forgot milk in coffee after asking. Waiting for breakfast.... let's turn this review around hard rock cafe. Don't be bothered... there's probably something else easier to get to that makes better eggs benedict.

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Rockhampton, Australia
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36 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

First time at a Hard Rock Cafe. Delicious food, great variety, hard to know what to choose. Friendly staff. Free soft drink refills. The restaurant was a little bit dark where we were seated, but otherwise all good. Would certainly go again.

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Launceston, Australia
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23 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

One thing you can rely on from Hard Rock Cafe - good food and quick service. Magnificent onion rings to start. Atmosphere was stale, and decor needs a revamp to ensure the restaurant can keep up with customer demands.

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Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

I dined at Hard Rock twice on my trip recently first time was amazing as expected, so we returned to be gobsmacked by antics of staff! We ordered all good the cocktoaches start running around on deck outside a waiter hit and killed one with a menu and left it there. My friend placed a napkin over it and we... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Nice place. Nice staff. Excellent food. We came here for lunch and were not dissappointed. Fantastic burgers, and great Caeser Salad. Had to buy a tee shirt!

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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88 reviews 88 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

I had dinner here twice over a 5 day stay. The staff welcomed me when I came through the door & immediately showed me to a table. I was first served by Jennie then by Alanna. They gave me suggestions for my meal & filled my drink order while I perused the menu. The drink arrived quickly, and the meal... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

From the time we entered to when we finished our time with this restaurant. Our experience was made special by the wait staff and especially JESSE whose local knowledge and also experience from travelling to our hometown of Adelaide, made it a memorable time dining at the HARD ROCK CAFE. The food was just as described by both Jesse and... More 

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

It takes more than 30 minutes for me and my team to wait for our menu (we are traveling in group tour) that are 5 fish & chips, 5 steaks, 2 veggie pastas. The faster served menu are the chicken wings. The waitress were not good in the service, only told us that our menu were still in the process.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Cnr Cavill Ave & Surfers Paradise Blvd, Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Surfers Paradise
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5539 9377

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups

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