Hard Rock Cafe Washington DC: Star-Studded Dining Experience
2.9
35 Ratings
Washington
Indulge in a star-studded dining experience at the Hard Rock Cafe in Washington, DC. Enjoy a 2- or 3-course meal with a variety of delicious entrees and vegetarian options. Located near Ford's Theater and the FBI Building.
Duration: 2 hours
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
Highlights
  • Hard Rock Cafe - Back in 1971, Americans Isaac Tigrett and Peter Morton opened the first Hard Rock Cafe in London. Their landlord didn’t think they could pull it off, so he granted them a 3-month lease.

How wrong that landlord was. Today, the franchise — which includes cafes, casinos and hotels — can be found in more than 63 countries. The franchise owns the world’s greatest collection of music memorabilia, and it can be seen on display at its locations around the globe.

Enjoy a prix-fixe menu at the Hard Rock Cafe in Washington, DC. Each meal comes with a dessert and choice of tea, coffee or soda. See the sample menu below for entree options.
ACOUSTIC
• Main entrée: Choice of any Hard Rock signature burger, hickory smokehouse sandwich or Texan, entrée salad or sandwich from the menu*
• Choice of soft drink, coffee or tea
• Chef’s Dessert

ELECTRIC
Choice of main course, soft drink and dessert:
• Steak*, chicken or shrimp fajitas
• Grilled salmon
• Any Hard Rock signature burger or sandwich
• Smokehouse hickory chicken, ribs or duo platter
• Twisted Mac, chicken and cheese

Please note: menu items are subject to change without notice.

  • Menu Restrictions apply
What's Included
  • Preferred seating
  • All Taxes
  • Beverage selection including soft drinks, coffee, or tea
  • Gratuities included
  • One meal per person from a selected menu
What's Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Additional menu items outside the selected menu
  • Merchandise (available to purchase)
Meal Options
  • ORIGINAL LEGENDARY® BURGER
Additional Information

At Washington, DC’s Hard Rock Cafe, each dining experience is memorable, whether you’re traveling or simply taking a lunch break. Enjoy your meal in a chic setting and experience the celebrity treatment at this well-liked eatery, strategically situated near Ford’s Theatre and opposite the FBI Building. Relish a 2- or 3-course meal from a range of themed selections. The menu features main courses like the traditional cheeseburger, half a rack of hickory-smoked ribs, salmon, steak, along with some vegetarian dishes. Drinks such as coffee, tea, or a soft beverage are also included.

  • Lil Rocker menu (ages 0-10) is available for purchase direct from Hard Rock Cafe on the day
Location
Hard Rock Cafe
E Street NW
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

Customer Ratings
2.9
(35 Ratings)
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Mattnotmatthew
Feb 10, 2024
Great stop off - Another visit to another hard rock and it was as expected. Decided to sit at the bar and have a meal, and as it wasn’t busy really enjoyed it. We had chicken tenders with the little dips and buffalo chicken sandwich with a side of mac n cheese. A couple of Budweiser pints and gin and lemonades and the experience was great. Food was prompt and service attentive. Music was great too! Went into the shop for the usual pin badge and got a little hard rock pouch to put it in along with the others we collected during the holiday which was unexpected. Would easily go back, lots of memorabilia also around the place which seemed to really recognisable with entertainers of our age range!
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W1782ugmatthewc
Dec 14, 2022
good location - This restaurant, located in the heart of DC, near the metro, Ford's Theatre and within walkinmg distance of the monuments is two floors of rock memorablia. We sat in the Prince section on the upper floor. Service was quite slow, but the food was excellent, especially the dfesserts. Just give yourself ample time to dine here, especially if you are going to a show afterwards.
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Zzkelly
Oct 1, 2022
Must go - Very nice place in a convenient location in DC. Friendly staff and the food is served quickly. Be careful with the spicy options if you’re not used to pepper! As my first restaurant experience in America, it was nice to see the portions are usually bigger than many other countries. Great variety of drinks and of course, the music and decoration!
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Meyjan85
Nov 23, 2022
Staffing who don’t do their job - The food was good, our server did well but very intrigued by the staff who stood and did almost nothing, people on next table spilled a drink and no one noticed or helped them clean up until my table called for assistance.
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Angelmay577
Feb 22, 2023
Skip this place - Food was bland and tasteless. They had a rock cover band playing during our visit. The band was way too loud and not good at all. I expected better. Their menu also seemed limited
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Eagleeye357
Oct 10, 2022
Not to recommend - Burger was ok, but the price for a glas of red wine (Sauvignon) - nothing extraordinary - was absolute ridiculous . More than $15 pus tax plus tip 🙈
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Kosborne607
Sep 16, 2022
Not accommodating for prearranged groups. - While traveling with a group of senior adults from TN, we had previously booked reservations at this Cafe. We arrived at the scheduled time, only to discover that 24 seats had been set for our group (which contained 38 people). After scrambling to finally seat the remainder of our group, we discovered that one server had been assigned to our area. Some of the problems that we encountered were not enough drinks provided (each table of 12 was given one pitcher of water and one pitcher of cola), extended wait time for some of our orders (while others at our table got their food within a few minutes), incomplete orders, and lack of attention to our requests. I would definitely not recommend the Hard Rock, especially if traveling with a larger group. This place should have been better prepared for a group of our size.
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Samanthaking22
Dec 27, 2022
Shocking - Was really looking forward to a nice meal and good atmosphere on our last night. I've been in many hard rock cafes in many cities and never been disappointed but this one really did. Wasn't really busy either. There was live music and he was truly awful and far too loud. The service was very slow. Starter ok, mains were not. Ribs were just fat made my son feel ill. My steak was rare so sent back when it came back was cremated, madh was cold and the green beans were not cooked. Rick hard. Such a shame, what made it worse was that our server did not even comment or notice we did not eat even a quarter of our meals. May as well have put $130 in the bin.
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Rachellew943
Dec 5, 2022
DISGUSTINGGGGGGGGGG - just left this establishment to pick up a to go order and there were roaches crawling all inside and on the outside of the bag. SOOO DISGUSTING. The employee acted as if it was normal. I'm guessing that they are used to it. if you eat here please be careful and check everything......... I WISH I WOULD HAVE TOOK A PICTURE...
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Nicholam481
Nov 30, 2022
Upset Birthday Mess up - This is the second birthday meal that has been made a mess for us from the Hard Rock Cafe New York now here in Washington DC We came with an open mind hoping for good things from here and they messed it up in a big way.. We are very unhappy customers with the Hard Rock Cafe way
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