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Hard Rock Cafe

500 16th Street, 120, Denver, CO 80202 (Central Business District)
303-623-3191
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Ranked #252 of 2,544 Restaurants in Denver
Price range: $10 - $25
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Family Fare
Neighborhood: Central Business District
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Corner of 16th & Glenarm
Transit: The light rail can take you directly downtown to either the Union Station stop in LoDo or the 16th Street Mall stop on California, just blocks from the Hard Rock Cafe! Also, the complimentary Mall Shuttle travels up and down 16th Street Mall between Union Station and Civic Center Station, taking you right to the cafe located on Glenarm.
Description: Located in the Denver Pavilions directly on the 16th Street Mall, this two story hot-spot was recently rated Denver's #1 tourist attraction! Come and enjoy some of our Legendary burgers or Smokehouse favorites, or sip a delicious cocktail or cold beer! The Hard Rock Cafe Denver not only offers a premium dining experience, but exhibits hundreds of pieces of rock 'n' roll memorabilia from legends including Eric Clapton, Johnny Cash, Cher, and John Lennon. See the oak toboggan used in the Beatles' film “Help” or the costume worn by Aerosmith front man Steven Tyler in their 1988 video "Rag Doll." Let the Hard Rock Cafe Denver rock your world with delicious food, incredible service, energetic staff, and an experience you will never forget!
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Dallas, Texas
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Hard Rock Cafe is always one of my favorite places to eat. The food and service are always great! And the memorabilia is fascinating. This particular one is one of the nicest I've seen, two thumbs up!! :)

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HRCDenverMgmt, Guest Relations Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We love getting feedback from our fans! More

Denver, Colorado
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

This location is great for doing some shopping or catching a movie on 16th street then grabbing a drink or bite. The food isn't the most amazing, but the new buttermilk fried shrimp is delicious. The wait staff is great and the oodles of memorabilia will keep me coming back.

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HRCDenverMgmt, Guest Relations Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed the shrimp! Thanks for the review! More

uk
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277 reviews 277 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

great example of the Hard rock brand, staff were very helpful and knowledgeable, situated on 16th street near the capital building end. usual good rock memorabilia with a room dedicated to the local amphitheatre, red rocks. food was served in good time and was very good, actively encouraged to walk round the displays within, all staff very pleasant , not... More

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I'm glad you had a great time with us! Thanks for the awesome review! -Bryan Jenkins, HRC Denver More

Farmington, New Mexico
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80 reviews 80 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is like every other hardrock. The food is ok but rather high priced. Just don't let the merchandise line scare you off.

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HRCDenverMgmt, Guest Relations Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! Many items in our Rock Shop are co-branded with artists and musicians, and go directly towards charities around the world, including City of Hope, Power The World, The Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance, Fundacion Mi Sangre, Crossroads Centre Antigua, Amnesty International, The Fender Music Foundation, The Jimi Hendrix Foundation, WHY Hunger, the SSS Collective, the International Centre for... More

Grand Junction, Colorado
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Four of us went to the Hard Rock Cafe in Denver. It was so noisy that it was hard to talk. We enjoyed the Eric Clapton memorabilia. Several things (both drinks and meals) on the menu were not available. The hamburgers were so so (somewhat dry and tasteless) but the salmon was very good.

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We always appreciate feedback from our fans! Thanks for the review! More

Michigan City, Indiana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I've been to several Hard Rocks, but this one is not up to my standards of the place. I ordered what I usually get - the twisted Mac & cheese. It's usually awesome, but it was served to me all dried out & didn't even taste the same. Was cold too! The restaurant itself is cool. very big. Could seat... More

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HRCDenverMgmt, Guest Relations Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

I'm glad you had a chance to visit our Cafe, and I'd like to apologize about the Twisted Mac. We appreciate your feedback, and strive toward consistency with our menu. Thanks for the review! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

From the service to the food and drinks to the music and atmosphere, A++! Love all the classic rock memorabilia!

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We love feedback from our fans! Thanks for the great review! More

Amherst
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

fun servers - lots of good music and TV monitors to watch the music videos... Great menu and fair pricing. Good for large groups or small.

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Lancashire
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119 reviews 119 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Food as always is consistently great, service good & the music makes the visit - may the the same the world over but a must when in Denver!

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My kids wanted to go to the Hard Rock because we have been to a lot of them in different cities. Food was great but the wait was ridiculous. There was no one waiting but us. As we walked in to the restaurant another family left because of the wait. We decided to go ahead and wait, our boys really... More

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HRCDenverMgmt, Guest Relations Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

We always appreciate feedback from our fans! Glad to hear the food was great. I'd like to apologize for your wait time; There were a handful of days in this past summer where we were admittedly short-staffed. On those days, we chose to have guests wait at the front door instead of providing a poor experience at the table. Once... More

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Additional Information about Hard Rock Cafe

Address: 500 16th Street, 120, Denver, CO 80202
Phone Number: 303-623-3191
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver>  > Central Business District
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers, Family Fare

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