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Hard Rock Cafe

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2050 Parkway, Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-2959
+1 865-430-7625
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“burger” (186 reviews)
“fajitas” (20 reviews)
“salad” (39 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2050 Parkway, Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-2959
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Overpriced poor food service with all that great used to go to the one in Gatlinburg haven't been there in a but this one I will never return to

Thank bonzoblue
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So we went at opening on a Wednesday. So we were the only ones. I usually feel awkward, but this was great. Our server was amazing and told us to walk around and look at the amazing pieces of music history that they had. He...More

Thank Megan M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a plan to eat somewhere else, but my son asked to go there instead since we had just spent a couple hours next door at Wonderworks and we were all hungry and not wanting to get out into all the traffic. I haven't...More

Thank MeetingPlanner_01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s always tough finding restaurants when we travel with our dog. We rented a cabin this trip and were able to cook most meals at home but wanted to treat ourselves for a meal out. After a quick search, we found the Hard Rock to...More

Thank WITraveler3353
Nandi I, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi! Thanks so much for coming to visit. I am so glad you enjoyed the dog friendly patio! Hopefully you will be able to visit us again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed having lunch here while on vacation in Pigeon Forge. Friday afternoon easy walk in and seated. Service was fast and personable. Food was delicious and large servings. Waitress was friendly and checked in on us often. Gift Shop employees were also friendly and...More

Thank SHIPY2010
Nandi I, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi! Thanks so much for your kind review! I hope you had a great vacation and please come back soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on our last day in town to get nachos but was intrigued by the variety of burgers. The whole table got burgers and all were too burnt or dry to eat. The server got frustrated throwing her hands in the air to go...More

1  Thank john l
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here for a week, we come every year and stay in a cabin for a week so we are leaving today and stopped in for lunch and this was absolutely the worst food ever both of my daughters got hamburgers they were...More

1  Thank Sue Lynn O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always stop here for dinner our first night in town. You will find friendly service and good food at the Hard Rock Cafe in Pigeon Forge.

Thank Vicky C
Nandi I, General Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey Vicky! Thanks so much for the review! I am so proud of my team here in PF! Hope you can come back soon, Nandi

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stopped in for a quick bite with the family because of the laid back atmosphere and was not disappointed. The kids loved their mac and cheese and chicken but the local legend burger and lava java burger were unreal good. Especially, paired with the specialty...More

Thank Brad M
Nandi I, General Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much Brad! The twisted mac, chicken n cheese is one of our most popular entrees and so is the Java burger-so glad you enjoyed your meals! Hopefully you can visit us again soon, Nandi

Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

Was ok. For are 1st time nothing two fancy about the food. Same as other places. The only thing was all the stuff from the singer's. Dolly parton. Conway gritty.Elvis prssly. . price of the meals were ok. Whater was funny.

Thank Dandy F
Nandi I, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2018

Hi, Thanks for the review!

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July 13, 2017|
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Response from Philip F | Reviewed this property |
I am in agreement with Randy. Either check their web site or call them to find out.
Katy B
February 2, 2017|
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Response from MarkB180 | Property representative |
We have the patio set up for your dog weather permitting. Hope to see you soon.
Sharon F
October 24, 2015|
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Response from VintageGibson | Reviewed this property |
Like all retail restaurants, they exist to make money for the company and a living for the employees. Capitalism works like this- If you want to buy the product at the price they want to sell it, you have a deal. If you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $23
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Kids
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: 2050 Parkway, Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-2959
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Pigeon Forge
  • Phone Number: +1 865-430-7625
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