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Hard Times Cafe College Park

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) #1 of 81 Restaurants in College Park $$ - $$$ American, ,
4738 Cherry Hill Rd, College Park, MD 20740-1330
+1 301-474-8880
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good51%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“chilli” (49 reviews)
“chilies” (4 reviews)
“wings” (10 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
4738 Cherry Hill Rd, College Park, MD 20740-1330
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Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Shall I say anymore? This is the perfect place for beer and bar food. Best in the area. Easy to reach (next to the beltway in a shopping center with plenty of parking). Prices are good. Now that I think about it, everything is great...More

Thank GreggyV
Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

When my wife and I visit our daughters who are attending school at UMCP we will go to hard times if we have time. Love the chili over spaghetti and they have a great selection of beer. Nice bar you can eat at and great...More

2  Thank davidwebster813
Reviewed November 15, 2016

Busy place and good food. Service a little slow, but overall a nice area. Game day the place is hopping. Short wait to get in. The menu is all affordable and the locals all said everything was good on the menu.

1  Thank Marilyn N
Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stooped here after a football game. It had been awhile since we have been here, but we loved it the last time we were here. The same could be said for this visit. We both enjoyed our Cincinnati Chili.

1  Thank RAKfromMD
Reviewed October 4, 2016

I make it to College Park once a month for business and plan it so I can stop in. Where else can you get your entree in about the same time it takes to get a beer. I love their chili, all four of the...More

1  Thank Jeff H
Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

Decent place with good wings. Server was very friendly and knowledgable about the beer selection and food.

Thank Charles D
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

I walked in to Hard Times simply because it was close to my hotel and had good marks. What a nice surprise! I wanted to take advantage of the beautiful weather so I sit outside in 92 degree heat. Chili wasn't the first food on...More

Thank enk2014wv
Reviewed September 13, 2016

Service Staff is friendly, the main menu item is there chili of which there are many selections as well as good selection of Craft Beers.

Thank skibum9922
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Chili uninspiring Cincinnati style in recognizable. Rest of the food not very impressive either. Friends also not impressed.

Thank Sabrina B
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

This place has good service, great appetizers, and ice cold beer specials. When happy hour calls, this place is worth exploring.

Thank Aviator07
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 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: 4738 Cherry Hill Rd, College Park, MD 20740-1330
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  College Park
  • Phone Number: +1 301-474-8880
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