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“Family Joke”
Review of Hard Times Cafe - CLOSED

Hard Times Cafe
Restaurant details
Rochester, NY
Level 5 Contributor
50 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Family Joke”
Reviewed October 6, 2012

The joke in our family is that to eat here you must have hit Hard Time's. Too many other good options to belly up here. Drive 5 miles in either direction and you'll thank yourself.

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank dlekas
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36 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“good value fo money”
Reviewed September 26, 2012

not very fancy, but a good option for casual lunch.
except for the french fries everything we ordered was very good, especially the trout.

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank Ikad76
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Utica, New York
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Reasonable prices”
Reviewed September 24, 2012

Staying at the north woods inn for a few days and went here for breakfast. Very good and quick! And the prices are very reasonable.

Visited September 2012
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Thank coll82
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Michigan
Level 6 Contributor
486 reviews
266 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
“OK”
Reviewed September 22, 2012

Not bad but other options in ADK that are better, Food is average; priced right for what it is. Service was fine. We had lunch. Perhaps other meals are better.

Visited June 2012
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Thank MichiganTess
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Rocky Point
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Another favorite”
Reviewed August 19, 2012

We've been coming to Eagle Bay for 12 years, and always thought that the Hard Times was a bar. It's got an awesome front porch, but beer signs that are deceiving. The inside is ADORABLE. Little bears, and moose, and deer. It's so quaint and charming. The food is good, with good choices, but can miss on a steak. If you get a decent waitress you'll have a great visit, but they will "sometimes" have newer ones, who don't seem particularly well trained before taking a table. That being said, we are really fairly easygoing, so as long as a place is friendly and our food isn't burned or something, we will enjoy a time out. And this place has a friendly staff, cheap food, good menu options, and it close and adorable. We'll always go back,

Visited July 2012
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Thank C S
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