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“Five Star - No Exception!”
Review of Hard Rock Cafe Destin - CLOSED

Hard Rock Cafe Destin
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Reviewed September 30, 2012

We went to this HRC while on vacation in Gulf Shores. As soon as we got there, we were impressed that we were able to park right at the door. We were greeted and seated right away, but we got there right as they opened, so there wasn't a big crowd yet. The server was exceptional - Rich! We loved him! He was attentive without being overbearing, friendly and informative. The food was fabulous, the establishment clean with a great atmosphere. They seated us right by the door so the wonderful breeze felt great. After eating, we shopped the store, which unfortunately, was small and didn't have a wealth of merchandise, but the woman working the counter was very friendly and helped me find everything I wanted without being pushy about selling me things I didn't want. I could not possibly say enough nice things about this restaurant. The manager even came to our table to chat with us and ask about our experience. I could not have been more pleased and will definitely go back when we go to Gulf Shores next year!!

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Thank Vicki M
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Christie H, General Manager at Hard Rock Cafe Destin, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2012

Thank you so much for your recent visit! We appreciate the kind words! Hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed September 16, 2012

We have been to several Hard Rocks - always busy - always consistent service, cleanliness, and quality. Last year we went to this HRC, had a bad experience. Waitress forgot to put in the order, purposely avoided our table, we wended up going up to the bar to order the drinks (after waiting 30 minutes at the table for them). After about 45 minutes enough was enough - grabbed the next server to go by and asked for the manager. Things finally worked out on that trip and the manager gave us a coupon for a free jumbo appetizer.

A year later - stopped in for dinner. Gave our waitress the managers card with the hand written free appetizer noted on it. She didn't ask any questions about it - took our order - was very personable. The same manager stopped by the table twice to check on us. This is what we expect from HRC. It was nice. Good food - excellent service. Keep it up.

The server struck up a conversation - asked about our last time and we explained that we had just taken a trip with our son before he deplyed to Iraq. She said her boyfriend was joining the Army and would ship out in March - God bless him and thanks for his service.

If you are in Destin - go to the Hard Rock and ask for Kristen.

Thank Tally Baseball Family
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Christie H, General Manager at Hard Rock Cafe Destin, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2012

Thank you for giving us a second chance! We look forward to seeing you again in the future!

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Reviewed September 2, 2012

Pretty good service, able to eat outside, so that was nice. Pretty much like every other hard rock and located in a really nice outdoor mall.

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Thank teknoturtl
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Christie H, General Manager at Hard Rock Cafe Destin, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2012

Thank you for your recent visit! We're glad you were able to enjoy your meal! Hope to see you again in the future!

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Reviewed August 23, 2012 via mobile

Food was served cold, server over bearing & pushy, the place was not busy. We ate lunch on aug 22 & it was an embarrassing experience because 2 out of town friends wanted to eat there, I knew better from being there before. Tourist trap & will insist when put in this situation not to go there again. Plus our server was this tall creepy guy with a phyco haircut. Who made inappropiate things to us. Also the place only had a few tables filled & I asked to be seated against a wall to see the memorabila better & was told no, so we sat right in the middle of the room. Never go here, total ripoff, travel on down 98west to the harbor area & get a great meal,atmosphere & not be ripped off. I know this because I live I live closeby.

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Thank bluegoldstar
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Reviewed August 20, 2012

A neat break from seafood. Good burgers and atmosphere. Located in a shopping center. Very much the same as other HARD ROCKS.

Thank bama74
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Christie H, General Manager at Hard Rock Cafe Destin, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2012

Thank you for your recent visit to the Hard Rock Cafe in Destin! We hope that you enjoyed your visit and you able to come back and see us soon!

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