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Hard Rock Cafe

) #245 of 3,981 Restaurants in San Diego €€ - €€€ American, , Vegetarian Friendly
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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Service
Food
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LOCATION
801 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6121
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Reviewed yesterday

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
Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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!

Reviewed 12 May 2017

my fault I should have known better, $15.95 hamburger! add in the pushiest waiter I have ever seen, although his service was good, $3.79 for a Pepsi, never again, food was OK, but we went for the food-never again!More

Thank mike m
Karissa D, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2017

Hi Mike! Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. I'm sorry to hear that you were not satisfied with your experience. We are competitively priced with all restaurants in downtown San Diego, but we certainly do not encourage our servers...More

Reviewed 29 April 2017

The Hard Rock has been around a while but the food was good and the service was very good - the menu is more limited than I remember but there are some tasty items there. It's still fun walking through the restaurant and viewing all...More

Thank Ron C
Karissa D, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

Ron thanks so much for the review! Glad to hear that you loved our delicious food and awesome memorabilia! We hope to see you back here or another Hard Rock in the very near future!

Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Good food awesome staff I like the potato skins and The Twisted Mac,Chicken and cheese,bring your appetite👍🇺🇸

Thank Larry G
Karissa D, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Larry! Thank you for the review! When you leave stuffed we did our jobs! So happy to hear you had a rockin time. See you soon!

Reviewed 13 April 2017

Hard rock cafes are always great just as this one was the service was fantastic such friendly staff and a great laugh too, extremely professional and experts at there jobs. The food is also fantastic so delicious and great value for money for the San...More

Thank Joesv1
Karissa D, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Thank you so much for this wonderful review! I'm so happy to hear you received the rockstar treatment and indulged in some delicious food and drinks! We hope to see you back very soon!

Reviewed 11 April 2017

We expected to have the usual bar food. Our meal was exceptional. Our party of five raved about the meal. Everything was perfectly prepared and delicious. And the service was excellent.

Thank suzie080222016
Karissa D, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Suzie! You ROCK! Thank you SO MUCH for such an amazing review! I'm so happy to hear about your wonderful experience! 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
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
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
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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