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Hard Rock Cafe

$$ - $$$
Downtown / Chinatown
American, Bar
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999 E St N.W., Washington DC, DC 20004-2032
+1 202-737-7625
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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McFarland, Wisconsin
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58 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was our first time at a Hard Rock Cafe with our kids and we thought they would like it. We got there early on a weeknight and the restaurant was maybe 1/4 full and still had to wait 20 minutes to be seated. We did get a nice spot upstairs with a nice view (there was no one else... More 

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Thank karenS0322
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I must say that i rather enjoyed my visit to the Hard Rock Cafe in Washington DC. The service was a little rushed, but as the wait staff were seemingly undermanned, it came as no surprise to me. My food was a welcome sight to a hungry stomach, even if it had been sitting under a heat-lamp for a small... More 

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Thank Michael P
Great Neck, New York
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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I got hard rock restaurantant on Sunday night on Jan 2,2017 at 9:25 p.m. the sever seat to my seat at table the sever was nice and other sever took my order that nite cook gave me my food quick as possible was hot but food was good no ploblem and got refill of soda free for second fill of... More 

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Perth, Australia
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44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived in Washington DC in the early afternoon and were looking for something substantial to eat. This was just around the corner from our hotel so was convenient. We were seated quickly and Charles our server was very attentive. My husband had the Jumbo Combo, oldest son had a burger, younger son had kids pizza and I had the... More 

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Fontana, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very sad when you walk into a place hungry, ready to spend money and have a great experience and you are greeted by a hostess that is outright rude. Honestly thought she was trying to get us to leave! Decided Hard Rock did not deserve our business and walked out. Unfortunate how one person can put a damper on things.

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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173 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a busy Hard Rock location. We were fortunate to have a seat near the bar. The wait went to two hours for a table! Staff was very friendly but had to wait long for the food and since we were seated next to the kitchen we could see lots of food, including ours sitting there for a long... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked in off the street and were able to get a table straight away. Food was really good and tasty. Service was attentive would recommend that people stop off here for a bite to eat if staying in Washington DC

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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372 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 325 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we are in a city that has a Hard Rock we always make an effort to try it out. I expected the restaurant to be larger with more items since it is the nation's capital. The staff was very friendly and service was good. In the colder months I don't recommend sitting near the stage as every time the... More 

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Thank DiabloDeb
Heather O, General Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

DiabloDeb, Thank you for your review. I am glad you stopped in to visit us during your trip. Thank you for being a fan of our brand and hope you will join us again the next time you are in D.C. Thanks, Heather More 

Asheboro, North Carolina
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69 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was ok. The service was very good. I've been to better Hard Rock Cafes in the past. It was fine though.

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Thank NLS336
Heather O, General Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

NLS336, Thank you for taking time to review your visit. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the service. I hope you wills top in to see us again the next time you are in D.C. Thanks, Heather More 

London, United Kingdom
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156 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this Hard Rock when holidaying in Washington DC, having been to many HRC we were very disappointed with the experience. The main issue being that they were too busy so even though we got a table (quite easily) we had to wait ages for our drinks, and then our sides arrived and we then had a long wait... More 

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Heather O, General Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

Britney_17, thank you for taking time to review your visit. Please contact me at Washington.gm@hardrock.com so I can assist you. Thanks, Heather More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
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, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 999 E St N.W., 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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?