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Hard Rock Cafe

999 E St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-2032
+1 202-737-7625
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good31%
  • Average21%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
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American, Bar, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
999 E St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-2032
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our waiter was more interested in sneaking off to a side room, that had huge glass windows, so he could watch the football game instead of doing his job. We saw him go in there on multiple occasions during our meal. The food was good...More

Thank thenaynay
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I have been to many Hard Rock Cafe's all over the world. Service was good and food was up to its usual standard but it was a bit like the moon absolutely no atmosphere. It didn't help that they played Queen most of the night...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I've been to several Hardrock Cafe locations in the past and this was my least favorite. Food was tasty and music was great but the atmosphere was off (too cold and small). The menu has very few selections from which to choose.

Thank Latoya G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited the Hard Rock cafe, Washington this evening and were refused an alcoholic drink because my wife did not have any ID with her. We are 53 for goodness sake and anyone with half an ounce of common sense could see that. The manager...More

Thank Pmcnulty65
Reviewed 1 week ago

To start out with something positive, our food was good and that was the only thing that was positive about our experience. I have been to Hard Rock's all over the world and the service or should I say lack thereof was embarrassing. The hostess...More

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited many Hard Rock Cafes around the world and loved both the food and the service. This one is joke. The service was terrible. We ordered drinks which didn’t arrive. Our food came out minus the side order. We reminded the staff we...More

Thank gemmasilley
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want a burger and see rock memorabilia, then I would recommend coming here. Lots of interesting exhibits too. Surprised to be given just a cookie for a set dessert though!

Thank TravellerDWM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After our tour of the US Capital this was a nice place for some downtime. The bar staff was attentive and we enjoyed our drinks.

Thank Jeseika G
Leonard H, General Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Jeseika happy that you chose the Hard Rock and we thank you for your visit. Keep Rocking , Leonard

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a Sunday afternoon and we got seated immediately. The host (Paul) was extremely friendly and you could tell he enjoyed what he does. Waitress was friendly, fast, and attentive. Atmosphere was fun and lively. Kids enjoyed looking at the gift shop and at...More

Thank Cindy D
Leonard H, General Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Cindy , Thanks for coming by the Cafe , and yes Paul truly loves doing. what he does 35 years just does it for the Love of Music and the Brand he has personally been to 114 Cafes world wide . I hope that you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been to a number of Hard Rock Cafes around the country and this was the worst service I have ever experienced. It took 30 minutes to get most of our drinks, but one took 30 minutes because "they had to make coffee" and another...More

Thank BeckyBea
Leonard H, General Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Becky thank you for your visit I hope this is just a snap shot of what shouldn't happen in the Cafe the Brand does take the steps to train and have product in place to give the guest the experiences. they expect . I will...More

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September 28, 2016|
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Response from Heather O | Property representative |
krackr26, We do have a Gluten Free menu. The response will not let me attach my email but if you would like to contact me through our website or facebook I would be glad to send you the gluten free menu or answer any... More
February 27, 2016|
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Response from Robert G | Reviewed this property |
There are parking garages in most of the adjacent streets. You won't have any problem finding parking.
February 27, 2016|
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Response from byusmommie | Reviewed this property |
I parked by the street some blocks away nearby Verizon Centre. Might have some garage nearby too. Hope it helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 999 E St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-2032
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-737-7625
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