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Hard Rock Cafe

280 Beach Walk, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1931
+1 808-955-7383
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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280 Beach Walk, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1931
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have been here before and loved it so we thought we would try again. We were not dissapointed as service was great and food was fantastic. Great position and plenty of tables as well

Thank grannieannie65
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dine out on the patio if you can. Soft evening breezes make it wonderful. Our food was excellent, this hard rock is up to the standard for sure! The shop has lots of great gifts too. Service was quick and our meal was served hot.

Thank Nancy B
RedeE4, General Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for coming out and checking out the café. Yes the patio is the place to be. Glad you enjoyed yourself, you will have to come back soon ;)

Reviewed 4 days ago

A frequent visitor, I usually pop in for lunch when I'm in Waikiki. This time however, I found the ambience severely lacking. The flooring was patchy and very uneven, quite dangerous in parts. The Soundtrack has stayed the same fortunately. The service was OK, noting...More

Thank janimmo
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stopped by on the first night that we arrived on the island. A nice place, with the traditional hard rock menu. The food was good and the staff friendly and attentive. I would definitely recommend a visit

Thank nickss1
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lots of confusion of who should be showing you to your table, and since it seems to be popular with families, perhaps a host/hostess would be a thing. Food looked plentiful, and servers were quick and friendly. We did the happy hour only and had...More

Thank canblueCanada
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited the Hard Rock Café for a dinner with friends - a party of 7 people. Firstly, the restaurant itself is quite amazing - the Hard Rock shop is downstairs, with the restaurant upstairs. As you go up the staircase, you follow a massive...More

Thank ShirlsAndy15
RedeE4, General Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for coming out and checking us out. Glad you could take advantage of our happy hour. We also have a late night happy hour from 10pm to close and live music starting at 9pm-11pm in case you were looking for place to go...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hard Rock Cafe in Honolulu is so beautiful. Everything's open and you really get a vacation feeling. The dozens of guitars above the stairwell are pretty impressive. The service at the Cafe was nice and fast and the food tasted delicious, but I have...More

Thank anna_mercedess
RedeE4, General Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Awesome!!! Thank you so much for visiting us in Honolulu hope the rest of your vacation was great too.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Centrally located, with fantastic decor. Guitars all over the place including the ceiling. Restaurant is located upstairs. I didn’t ask if there was access for disabled, but can’t imagine it not having a lift. Don’t expect mountain or beach views. The food was great, with...More

Thank Atlantia1
RedeE4, General Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for checking us out. Sorry we don't have a lot of vegan options, I know that is something we are looking to change hopefully soon. But I'm remised that the server didn't let you know we do have a gluten free menu. Next...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great menu options (ribs were awesome), tasty food, drinks a tad $$, music not deafening, top waiter (Mr. Miyagi lookalike), obviously music memorabilia. Suggest go with friends (patio area if you can) & make it a night to remember. There's a lot of food options...More

Thank Ashley1969
RedeE4, General Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Ribs are one of my favorite too. Sorry I know drinks in Waikiki can be a bit pricey but next time you're around you should try our happy hours 3pm-5pm or 10pm to closing. Glad you had a good time see you next time ;)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a cool place to visit and we recommend this as a must do in your trip. If it’s not for a souvenir then have a relaxing drink on the deck upstairs and watch the shoppers while you relax. Or have something to eat...More

Thank EmmelineM27
RedeE4, General Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking time out of your vacation to come visit us. Hopefully you will be able to come back to Hawaii and visit us again soon ;)

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sanglo209
September 27, 2017|
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Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but l would think it’s very likely to have a live band playing. I’d ring and double check. See if you can book because it can get very busy.
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H-Woman-in-hawaii
August 16, 2017|
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Response from Charin R | Reviewed this property |
They do have live music but I'm not sure which days they have them. One of the days that we were there, they had kids playing instruments and singing. It was amazing! As for dress code Id suggest near casual.
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H-Woman-in-hawaii
August 16, 2017|
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Response from David H | Reviewed this property |
We were there on a weekday and there was live music. Dress is casual.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 280 Beach Walk, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1931
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-955-7383
Description
"A must do in Waikiki!" is one of our most occurring descriptions in Trip Advisor reviews! We've got live music 2x a day that vibes amongst authentic music memorabilia and a guitar wave spanning two floors. Our open-aired Hawaiian design includes a stage for the best bands on the island performing classic and current pop and rock hits from 9pm-close everyday. Enjoy happy hour specials from 3pm-7pm at our Blue Wave Bar and 10pm-close everyday. Our island specialites include our Legendary Hawaiian cheeseburgers and award winning tropical cocktails. And don't forget to pick up one of our Honolulu classic Hard Rock T-shirt or sweatshirt. We are located at the corner of Kalakaua Avenue and Beach Walk Avenue in the heart of Waikiki.
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