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Hard Rock Cafe

280 Beach Walk, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1931
808-955-7383
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Ranked #96 of 1,945 Restaurants in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: "A must do in Waikiki!" is one of our most occurring descriptions in Trip Advisor reviews! We've got live music 2x a day that vibes amongst authentic music memorabilia and a guitar wave spanning two floors. Our open-aired Hawaiian design includes a stage for the best bands on the island performing classic and current pop and rock hits from 5-7pm and 9pm-close everyday. Enjoy happy hour specials from 3pm-7pm and 9pm-close everyday. Our island specialites include fresh fish tacos, Legendary Hawaiian cheeseburgers, and award winning tropical cocktails. And don't forget to pick up one of our Honolulu classic Hard Rock T-shirt or sweatshirt. We are located at the corner of Kalakaua Avenue and Beach Walk Avenue in the heart of Waikiki.
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Newcastle,NSW Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

We made a booking and on arrival had to wait 25 mins for our table to be available. The time we had to wait soon diminished when the staff member who showed us to our table was really animated, friendly and informative. Our waiter named Todd was an absolute gem and such an asset to the restaurant. He provided us... More 

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

We really enjoyed our evening at this restaurant. They had a great band playing and the food and service were really good. The only problem is that where we were sitting was extremely hot and there was no airconditioning.

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HardRock_Waikiki, General Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

Aloha SiandraW., Thank you for writing this review about our cafe. So glad you enjoyed the service and our live music. We usually have post card days everyday here, but you just never know what the weather may bring. Today it is 75 degrees at noon. Hope to see you again the next time you are in Waikiki. Mahalo, C.J.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

Going to the Hard Rock Cafe is like visiting an old friend. You sort of know what your getting. Most of the time it's okay and you leave content. Our visit to the newly refurbished HRC in Waikiki was, as my 8 year old son put it, AMAZEBALLS. The service was friendly and attentive. The atmosphere and music selection really... More 

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HardRock_Waikiki, General Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

Aloha BlackandBlue67, That is so awesome! Tell your son he rocks and I am making AMAZEBALLS my word of the day. I hope he had one of our new entrees off our new ROXTARS kids menu. We will see you again the next time you are in Waikiki. Mahalo, C.J. Chipley General Manager Hard Rock Cafe Honolulu 808-955-7383 More 

Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

We love Hard Rock Cafe and seek it out wherever we go. The Waikiki Hard Rock does not disappoint. The food is consistently good and so is the service. I love how each Restaurant has a different theme/decor. Love the Rock Shop too.

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Paradise, California
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95 reviews 95 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

I know that there are people out there who will roll their eyes if you say that you went to a "Hard Rock Cafe" we are in the other camp that likes the fact that no matter where you travel around the world, the food is consistently good. If like us, you sometimes spend weeks in a foreign country eating... More 

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HardRock_Waikiki, General Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

Aloha Scottish Paul, Thank you so much fr writing this awesome review. I could not agree more! Vacationers can rest assured they can count on some good ol' american food when they come to any of our cafe's, and ALSO thank you for mentioning our amazing Kalua pork quesadillas , they are super yummy. Hope to see you again the... More 

Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I loved the wall/ceiling of guitars. Burgers and strawberry lemonade is great. View is amazing and On the second floor they have no walls just big open space. The gift store is great it has unique hawaiian items. Live band was playing on stage. Signed memorabilia hanged up on the walls was nice to look at. There is a rad... More 

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HardRock_Waikiki, General Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

Aloha Alondra P., Thank you so much for writing this awesome review. You covered everything! I'm so glad you enjoyed your time here. We hope to see you again the next time you are in Waikiki. Mahalo, C.J. Chipley General Manager Hard Rock Cafe Honolulu 808-955-7383 More 

Victoria, Canada
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115 reviews 115 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Our server was totally disinterested and our food was mediocre at best. Disappointed as our expectation was that experience would be a lot better. Won't be returning for sure.

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HardRock_Waikiki, General Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

Aloha Bagwan, It is very disheartening when I see reviews such as this, but please know that I appreciate you telling us about your experience. Feedback like this will only make a us stronger and work on our customer service skills better. I am so very sorry you had a bad experience, that is not how we like to roll.... More 

Albany, Oregon
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55 reviews 55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We stopped here for lunch on our way back from Pearl Harbor. We decided on a pitcher of the red sangria. Best one we've had on the island. The pitcher was $30 and easily had 7 glasses in it. Well worth the money. The food was Classic Hard Rock Cafe food. Not great but not horrible. I'd return for the... More 

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HardRock_Waikiki, General Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

Aloha Denise, Thank you for writing this nice review about our cafe. I'm so glad you enjoyed our red sangria. We have happy hour 11-7 and 9-close everyday at the bar and blue island. Hope to see you again the next time you are in Waikiki. Mahalo, C.J. Chipley General Manager Hard Rock Cafe Honolulu 808-955-7383 More 

Miami, Florida, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I'm not typically a fan of chain restaurants, but Hard Rock does and excellent job with American classic food. This one in Waikiki, has fresh fish...a greet local menu. Items are good quality and served HOT. Theoretic s are huge and the service is always great. Good attention to detail. If your are looking for good quality American food, this... More 

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HardRock_Waikiki, General Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

Aloha Paula F., Thank you for writing this great review. Thank you too for mentioning our fresh fish and local menu. We hope to see you again the next time you are in Waikiki. Mahalo, C.J. Chipley General Manager Hard Rock Cafe Honolulu 808-955-7383 More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Service was good until I got the bill n saw how badly I was over charged so the server could get a bigger tip. Manager didn't take off what he said he would instead bought us 2 cheap happy hr drinks and promised a certain amount in gift cards and gave me a smaller amount. Waste of time, waste of... More 

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HardRock_Waikiki, General Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

Aloha Heather Z., First I would like to say that your review is very important to us, and thank you for bringing this to my attention. This is not how we like to do business. Secondly , I am looking into this matter . Things like this are extremely unsettling. I am very sorry that you had a bad experience.... More 

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Additional Information about Hard Rock Cafe

Address: 280 Beach Walk, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1931
Phone Number: 808-955-7383
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
Cuisine: American

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