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“Another Hard Rock under our belt.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Hard Rock Cafe

Hard Rock Cafe
Max Euweplein 57-61, 1017 MA Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Stadsdeel Zuid)
20 5237625
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Ranked #588 of 2,526 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Bar, Café
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Stadsdeel Zuid
Description: The Hard Rock Cafe and Amsterdam – they go so well together. Both are chilled, interesting places to meet and enjoy life. This Hard Rock Cafe shares a square with the Holland Casino and is a short skip from live-music venue Paradiso (who supplies the HRC with live music) and the City Theater. The three glass-fronted levels have lovely views over the Singelgracht ,so you can watch Amsterdam’s fleet of canal boats pass by your window as you enjoy the classic American diner cooking and the welcoming atmosphere. This is the usual, comforting Hard Rock interior: dark wood wainscotting, checkered tablecloths, and walls plastered with rock-god memorabilia from the likes of Eddie Van Halen, Jerry Garcia, Jimi Hendrix, Lenny Kravitz and Pink Floyd. For groups, the possibilities are practically endless: seat 20 in the canalside bar, 50 in the Legends Room, 80 on the Hard Rock Terrace, 90 in the Main Dining Room or 160 throughout the entire venue. The menu includes classic and brilliant nachos, burgers, an unforgettable pulled pork sandwich, serious entrees like steaks and barbecue and child-pleasing desserts like hot fudge brownie sundae. The drinks are big and more-ish. Don’t forget to buy the t-shirt to mark your day
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“Another Hard Rock under our belt.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

One of our goals while traveling is to visit all of the Hard Rock Cafe's we pass by. The one in Amsterdam is very nice and is what you would expect for a Hard Rock. A 2nd floor seat gives you a view of a canal. We always do the local legendary burger and we were not disappointed in this one, it was very tasty. The only problem we had was they ran out of Guacamole and it was noon time. That was disappointing. Other then that it was the usual good service and food you expect from this franchise.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Claire S, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review, July 22, 2014
Hi Kris,

Thank you for your review and apologies for inconvenience regarding the Guacamole.
We are glad to hear that you have enjoyed your stay at Hard Rock Cafe Amsterdam!

Best wishes from all our team!
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“Typical HRC”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Tables outside and in, the usual Hard Rock menu, served by friendly and enthusiastic staff, nice location, the shop is next door to the restaurant

Visited July 2014
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Claire S, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review, July 22, 2014
Hi Pandlhem,

Thank you for your kind review!
We hope to see you sometime soon again!

Regards from all Hard Rock Cafe Amsterdam!
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“Yummy!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We had a legend burger and a cowboy steak both were well portioned and tasted absolutely fantastic as did the two mac and cheese's we ordered. We also had a brownie to finish which was amazing. The only part of the experience we weren't happy with was that it took ages for a chocolate milkshake to come from the kitchen - it even arrived with our mains.. and it wasn't cold but still tasted good as my partner said. The bill came to 70 euros which is the most we paid for a meal in Amsterdam but the food was definitely worth it. We sat inside but there wasn't much decor to look at as expected so would definitely suggest sitting outside if you get the option!

  • Visited July 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Claire S, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review, July 21, 2014
Thanks for providing a review on Trip Advisor,
Happy to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience while in the City. Cowboy steak is one of our new dishes and extremely popular.
Sorry to hear about your milkshake arriving with your main courses, worse still it was warm, great that your partner still mentioned that it tasted good, although it should of been cold. Next time you order a milkshake at Hard Rock just mention your last experience so that we can make sure it comes ice cold!!
Hope you had a great stay in Amsterdam, see you again next time when our cafe is complete with renovations, new interior and Rockin' New Memorabilia

Best regards,
Hard Rock Management Team
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“Standard Fare and Slow Service”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Very nice location with nice memorabilia. Food was standard but service was very slow. Manager was from America and very nice.

Visited July 2014
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Claire S, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review, July 18, 2014
Thanks for your positive response about our location, memorabilia and our American colleague, he really is great!
Sorry that you experienced slow service, we have taken your comment on board and hope that you do not experience this on your next visit to Hard Rock.
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“Amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I went here with my friend and we both loved it. The food is amazing and we had brilliant service from our waitress. She made sure we didn't want for anything and made interesting conversation with us despite it being quite busy. Our food arrived about five minutes after we ordered and it was amazing. I would recommend to everyone

  • Visited July 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Claire S, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review, July 22, 2014
Hey DSe105,

Thank you for a great review and nice recommendation!
We are happy to hearing you had great time and enjoyed yourself during your stay in Amsterdam!
Please come back for a visit next time you are back in Amsterdam again!

Kind regards from Amsterdam!
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