Hard Rock Cafe - Boston

4.1
384 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Hard Rock Cafe is a global phenomenon with 185 cafes that are visited by nearly 80 million guests each year. The first Hard Rock Cafe opened on June 14, 1971, in London, England, and from there the brand has expanded to major cities and exotic locations around the world.
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  • Pinktober Smash Burgers

    $11.95 per person

    Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2021

    Strength Together is all about Pinktober! $1.00 from every Pinktober burger sold will go to Hard Rock Heals to benefit The Caron Keating Foundation and The American Cancer Society. Mushroom & Bourbon Burger - 2 stacked steak burgers topped with bourbon onions, mushrooms, bourbon aioli and Swiss cheese, served with shredded lettuce and vine ripened tomatoes. The Ultimate 'PUB' Burger - 2 stacked steak burgers topped with house made pub sauce, American cheese, bacon, pickles and shoestring onions, served with shredded lettuce and vine ripened tomatoes. Blue Cheese & Bacon Burger - 2 stacked steak burgers topped with blue cheese crumbles, classic buffalo sauce and bacon, served with shredded lettuce and vine ripened tomatoes.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 384 people are saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
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4.2
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4.2
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3.8
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MariaV
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a lovely time celebrating our daughter's birthday. Thank you ❤️

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KatelynP
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall1food1service1ambience1

This was one of the worst dining experiences I have ever had. So disappointing. Our drinks took a long time to come out considering there was not many people in the restaurant. After being super specific about our food and repeating it 3 times to our waiter, it came out incorrect, therefore waiting even longer for it. The waiter was quick to make a scene and blame it on the kitchen. The food was also cold and had no flavor. I have eaten at plenty of other Hard Rock Cafe’s and this was by far the worst. From the poor atmosphere, to the service, and the food,it was a lousy experience. After waiting for our food to come out incorrect, there was very little apology and nothing was taken off the bill. Will not be recommending this restaurant.

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JamieM
New England
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2021
Overall2food1service2ambience4

The service wasn’t very good, the food was poor quality and not worth the price.

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MarkC
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious and the service was outstanding. My favorite place is visiting a Hard Rock Cafe in each city that has one

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Loved our waiter

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
27 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Stayed at the Bostonian Hotel across the street and we dined at the hard rock two times and both times was incredible

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
28 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place to enjoy and listen to music

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
28 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Services was great from beginning to the end

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
28 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was really good for a chain restaurant

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
28 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Magnificent

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
28 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The place was fantastic. Slower than normal might be due to Covid but the staff food was great

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
28 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The place was great! Nice and clean staff was very friendly with us

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Diwe
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

The cafe looks like an abandoned room, dirty windows, no atmosphere!!
The food was terrible, the hamburger was awful, we returned it. The cocktail was awful, no taste , no evidence of basil even though the cocktail was supposed to be strawberry and basil!!
I have had this cocktail many times in New York, it is incomparable, we returned that as well,
Don’t waste your time and money on that awful, depressing restaurant!!

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vipSteve
New England
49 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Always a good time at the Hard Rock! Food and drinks were great! Our server David went above and beyond.

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KimberlyR
1 review
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience3

My chicken mac & cheese was served lukewarm at best, sent it back and it had been obviously microwaved. It did taste better hot, but wouldn't recommend it. My husband enjoyed his BBQ bacon cheeseburger. Was a little disappointed in the quality of the food.

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KNaCole
New England
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall2food1service4ambience1

Food was subpar. The initial service wasn't the greatest by the host.

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LinO
New England
3 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2021
Overall3food4service1ambience3

I dines her on a Wed night during restaurant wee. The restaurant was pretty empty but I waited and waited for the waiter to come by as he was socially with a group of people at the bar. The manager finally came over and asked if I was being helped. She got me a menu and took my order. Entree & food came out together but she did bring the meal back in and asked them to remake it . I finished my app and had to wave down the waiter as he was still socializing. He brought out my meal and it was stone cold. Again he walked by me many times and I finally had to call to him. Explained the food was cold and he he didn't know what to do.I explained I wanted a hot meal. The manager again came out and apologized . All in all the food was good but the service was horrible.

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TaraM
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have to say the food is excellent the staff was polite, friendly and inviting I love all the memorabilia. I think its an excellent place to go

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MichaelS
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was excellent. Service was excellent as well. My daughter loved playing the drums and guitar!!

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JulieF
New England
2 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Took the kids for an overnight in Boston and stopped in. Great food, great service!

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Foxwoods24
New England
1 review
Dined on August 13, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience1

Not my first time here but the first time it was not a pleasant experience. Server was slow and manager was not helpful

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OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2021
Overall2food2service5ambience5

Steak was very old tasting ...onion rings were good. Drinks were strong...service from the waiter Brian was Exceptional.

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IreneB
New England
2 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was great, from the host Harlan, to our server. Fun atmosphere too.

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CarolB
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great as always. Hard Rock does not disappoint. Service was quick and friendly. The host was funny and cracked jokes while he seated people.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
28 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very exciting atmosphere for everyone needs

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing experience with staff that really love the history of the Hard Rock Cafe. Fantastic evening!

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vipKent
Chicago
143 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Service was extremely poor, obviously our server
Was not what I expected.

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abruzzo
New England
57 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Had a good meal overall! I ordered the smokehouse bbq plate with beans and french fries and the pulled pork sandwich..

both selections were very tasty, esp. the barbecue and fries..

I would recommend eating here if you've never been!

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MelissaN
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and nice atmosphere. Food was decently priced for a big city. Wish there were more options on the menu though.

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vipFoodie
Indiana
47 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have visited many Hard Rock Cafe‘s for decades. The music memorabilia atmosphere is great and the food is consistently good. On this visit, we had ribs and chicken tenders. I have recommended this restaurant chain to my friends many times.

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NancyU
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff and management were amazing.

They made us feel like VIP.

It was my sons first time at a Hard Rock., and they rocked it!!!

Great food and service!!!

We had a blast!
Thank you Boston, this will be hard to beat!!!

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vipWilliamH
Cincinnati
33 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience3

The service we received was terrible. Our waiter only refilled our water glass once. I ordered the chicken sandwich and it wasn't so dry and overcooked that it was unedible. The manager and staff we too concerned about a couple of large groups that we were ignored. I have been to many Hard Rock Cafe locations, any this was the worst experience by far.

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TimF
New England
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience3

Was our son’s 12th birthday dinner. We had a good experience. The waiter was very polite and attentive, but did forget requested items a few times.

The food was good but not great. The twisted Mac and Cheese was too spicy. Some spice is good but it was over the top.

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JenniferK
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2021
Overall2food3service4ambience2

The atmosphere was definitely disappointing compared to some of the other Hard Rock Cafe’s that I have visited. Not a lot going on. Decor/memorabilia was minimal. The menu seemed very limited with not a lot to chose from and the food was mediocre, especially for the price.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2021
Overall2food2service4ambience3

We had four people eating, two got the burger, they loved it. One got tenders and the Mac and cheese. The Mac and cheese was cold and the tenders had no flavor. Wouldn’t recommend

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AriRose
New England
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Waiter was amazing

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Billie
New England
2 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

We had a great Friday night at Hard Rock Cafe-Boston. Food was great. Drinks were good. Not many people there. We had a reservation, thinking it would be busy, but we were there at 8:30 pm and the place was almost empty. Not sure if this is because of the pandemic, or if there was another reason. This isn't as big as as the Hard Rock Cafes in other cities we've been to. Nevertheless, we were happy with our meal.

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SharonH
1 review
Dined on June 1, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience3

Not much on men but burgers. Memorabilia not impressive.

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Danielle
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall3food1service1ambience3

Our waiter was very rude and the nachos were less than sub-par. We left after appetizers to find somewhere better to eat.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall1food3service1ambience3

The service was absolutely horrific. Every time we ordered we had no idea what we were going to get or how many years it was going to take to bring it to us.

FAQs

Hard Rock Cafe - Boston offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (617) 424-7625.

Hard Rock Cafe - Boston is rated 4.1 stars by 384 OpenTable diners.

Hard Rock Cafe - Boston does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://onelink.quickgifts.com/merchant/hard-rock-cafe/.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.