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Hard Rock Cafe

801 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6121
+1 619-615-7625
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
801 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6121
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came for dinner midway through our vacation because the kids were craving a Hard Rock burger... it did not disappoint here. We tend to hit one Hard Rock Cafe on our vacations because the atmosphere is just great for families - a little loud,...More

Thank Strubes
HardRock619, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Strubes, Thanks for the great review! Glad you came in with your kids and had a great time - RIP to Chris Cornell and Scott Weiland, legends!! Hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fabulous gluten free burger on a bun here which was loaded with great toppings! very filling and tasty! Loved all the memorabilia on the walls and the waitress/bartender was phenomenal! The only thing that could be improved is if the kitchen had a...More

Thank H0neym00ner86
HardRock619, General Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hey H0neymooner86, Thanks for the Awesome review!! We always love to accommodate everyone with a Gluten Free Menu's! Glad you enjoyed the Burger and Fries!! Come visit back soon! Rock On!

Reviewed 13 July 2017

Th server was nice and it was nice to see all the things on the wall. The table was extremely close to the one next to us and there was no was to get into seats without hitting other people. The food was only so-so,...More

Thank heatherg20152015
HardRock619, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

Hey Heather, Thanks for the review! Sorry to hear the table next to you was so close, sometimes we have a packed house and get way to crowded. Glad to hear you liked all the memorabilia on the wall. If you want to give our...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The staff was great and very attentive and even gave us tips for places to visit that weren't the usual for tourists. Only downfall was the actual food. The Parmesan fries were great but the pulled pork was awful and my husband wasn't impressed with...More

Thank dairyberrys
HardRock619, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Hey Dairyberrys Sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your food. We pride ourselves on perfect food and it looks like we dropped the ball. I would love to get some more information from you and get you back min the café if your interested. Thanks...More

Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

We enjoying checking out the Hard Rocks in different cities we visit. We came here for lunch and liked the chicken sandwich and wings. It's consistently good and great decor.

Thank Megan D
Karissa D, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Megan! Hard Rock loves you too! We hope to see you at another Café in the near future. Thanks for the awesome review!

Reviewed 25 June 2017

Went here for 1st night in San Diego. Got a table really quick which I was pleased about after driving from Las Vegas all day. Server introduced themselves and got drinks for us really quickly. Server whos name i can't remeber was brilliant, lots of...More

Thank L4NKY
Karissa D, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Thank you so much for this amazing review! Please share your servers name if you think of it so we can pass your kind words along. I'm glad you had a memorable visit and we hope to see you again during your stay in San...More

Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

If you are new to San Diego, or just have not been to Gaslamp in awhile, a good way to get acquainted is to take a Food Tour. We took a Taste of GASLAMP today, June 17, 2017. On today's menu , we had pulled...More

Thank PtLomafoodie
Karissa D, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us! I'm so happy to hear that our server Jenn was able to share some of our awesome history with you! We hope to see you the next time you make it to the Gaslamp!

Reviewed 4 June 2017

Went down in the evening about 8. Amazed to find it was very quiet with maybe only 10 tables taken. We are HRC fans so always eat in one if we get the chance. Service was great, Sheila I think, very friendly and welcoming. Food...More

Thank dena007
Karissa D, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Dena thank you so much for this awesome review! I'm so happy to hear that you had an amazing time and Sheila treated you like a rockstar! I will pass your kind words along to her and we hope to see you very soon!

Reviewed 21 May 2017

We were told that the Hard Rock was a must-see in San Diego. It was awesome!!! Tons of memorabilia. The menu was HUGE! The bartender was pretty cool. We really loved the vibe. It is near downtown, so it is a good place to check...More

Thank annacarey648
Karissa D, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Thank you so much for your review! I'm so happy to hear you had a great time at our café! We hope to see you back very soon for some delicious Ultimate Long Islands!

Reviewed 16 May 2017

I always love visiting and eating at the Hard Rock Cafe. We went for lunch on a Monday and they were not crowded at all. Food is always good and service was excellent.

Thank Revkev93
Karissa D, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Thank you so much for the great review! I'm happy to hear you got the rockstar treatment and we hope to see you back very soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 23:00
Friday
10:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6121
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-615-7625
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Description
In the 1900's, the Golden Lion Tavern drew people to the Gaslamp Quarter for fun and frivolity, and history hasn't changed much! Here it is less than a century later, and that same location has become a Hard Rock Cafe. The Cafe's cozy confines will wash all that local culture out of your head in no time, allowing you to fill it with important rock 'n' roll history and trivia. Ask about a Memorabilia tour!!!
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