We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Hard Rock Cafe

€€ - €€€
Near North Side
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Get directions
63 W Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60654-3808 (Clark Street)
+1 312-943-2252
Website
Today
11:00 - 01:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

571 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 390: English reviews
Kewanee, Illinois
Level Contributor
43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time at the Hard Rock Cafe in Chicago, our waiter was very helpful recommending the specials and a cucumber mojito. Will be back for sure on our next visit to the Wind City

Helpful?
Thank JamesTAhearn
Mexico City, Mexico
Level Contributor
27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a big fan of Hard Rock Cafe Restaurants and I try to visit them on every city I go, so this wasn't the exception. Sadly, this was a little dissapointing. The location is ok, as it's far from the crowded zone but close enough to everything. You can get here easily. Inside it's too dark, and we get a... More 

Helpful?
Thank GeraMV
Appleton, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Parking was easy, the food was so delicious and a great price! The service was incredible and seriously the coolest place to dine in Chicago. To stare at Prince's blouse while sipping a Moscow Mule is not something this Wisconsin native can do everyday. My daughter loved the Fall Out Boy stuff...I loved the Claptan, Cheap Trip and Lennon stuff!... More 

Helpful?
Thank Sarahandlittles
Sheffield, Ohio
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

For being a Hard Rock in downtown Chicago, it was a nice dinner. Cost was moderate for downtown Chicago. Had a nice dinner and waiter was good.

Helpful?
Thank Robert K
earth
Level Contributor
28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was great, nice atmosphere.. we had a nice meal with friends. hard rock cafe have the strawberry shake

Helpful?
Thank garyexpat
Level Contributor
28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can't go wrong with the Hard Rock. Food was good, drinks even better. Our bartender, Alex was the best. Great hospitality!

Helpful?
Thank Britt2987
Level Contributor
29 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to visit in Chicago. You can visit and enjoy good food. Hamburguers are tasty also you can admire the photos and al The stuff they hace you should visit this place.

Helpful?
Thank blackipa
Perth, Australia
Level Contributor
66 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a fan of Hard Rock Cafe I loved this one. It was my first time in Chicago, I went here straight away to have my favourite hickory BBQ ribs! They are the best!! It wasn't too busy, there were only us and another table. Service was good and staff was friendly! Loved it and got my Hard Rock Cafe... More 

Helpful?
Thank MadaTata
Wisconsin
Level Contributor
124 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looking for a late night food place that has good service and good food - you found it. Great location and easy to get to. Open late with a very nice menu. Fun place to eat as there is so much to look at. Be sure to save time to walk around and check out the memorabilia. It is a... More 

Helpful?
Thank DMGWisconsin
West Midlands, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
72 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a fan of the hard rock brand the Chicago hard rock cafe is excellent... The food and service are of the usual high standard. The interior decor is the usual mix of terrific memorabilia. Overall another great rock cafe.

Helpful?
Thank Phil_D_Matthews

Been to Hard Rock Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 W Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60654-3808
    (Clark Street)
  • Public Transportation: 2 blocks west & 2 blocks north of Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) stop at Grand & State Streets.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighbourhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-943-2252
Description
Hard Rock Cafe is located at the corner of Clark & Ontario in the heart of Chicago's River North neighborhood. Open 364 days per year, the Hard Rock offers something special for everyone. Not only will you receive an incredible dining experience, but you will get the chance to view Chicago's portion of the world's largest music memorabilia collection. In fact, you never know when you may run into a local celebrity, musician or athlete, or even better, have the chance to see a live music event featuring the best emerging & established artists around. Visit www.hardrock.com/chicago & click on "events" to see the upcoming events for 2008. We also welcome help when it comes to our philanthropic efforts. Remember, "Love All, Serve All" & "Save The Planet" are the mottos that capture the spirit of the Hard Rock Cafe in Chicago. So, be sure to make your online reservation TODAY & get the most authentic experience that rocks at Hard Rock Cafe in the Windy City of Chicago!

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Hard Rock Cafe and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question
Newport, Kentucky
1 month ago
over a year ago
over a year ago

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from Hard Rock Cafe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?