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For 2
Date
Sat, 1/20
Time
11:00 PM
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The Kitchen at Hard Rock Hotel

4.2
729 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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  • Casual (16)
  • Fun (14)
  • Comfort Food (13)
When guests at the Hard Rock Hotel feel the urge to "raid the "fridge," they head to The Kitchen for a variety of tantalizing cuisine with a rock 'n' roll attitude. Executive Chef Douglas Chin serves up New American cuisine along with your favorite comfort foods. Signature dishes include The Kitchen Burger, Mac & Cheese, Ahi Tuna, New York Strip and a delicious array of Flatbreads. The Kitchen features a daily breakfast buffet and if you've been partying all night, upgrade to the Rock Star breakfast with unlimited Bloody Marys and Champagne Mimosas! Serving over 100 different wines and 50 wines by the glass plus a wide variety of signature cocktails with fresh ingredients, you'll have trouble selecting just one to enjoy. Lil' rockers have their own special place to hang out plus enjoy special entertainment on select nights. The Kitchen's walls are adorned with culinary-themed memorabilia from the hotel's many celebrity guests, making it the perfect place to "chill".
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Comfort Food
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Hours of operation
Breakfast Daily: Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 11:00am, Saturday - Sunday: 7:00am – noon; Lunch Daily: 11:00am - 3:00pm, Light Fare Daily: 3:00pm - 5:00pm; Dinner Nightly: 5:00pm -11:00pm
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Phone number
(407) 503-2430
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Douglas Chin
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Cross street
Universal Orlando
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Parking details
Self-Parking fully validated, Valet Parking Discounted for $5
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Entertainment
On Wednesday and Saturday evenings from 6:00 – 9:00pm, treat the kids to a dining experience they"ll never forget. Enjoy a meal with some of your favorite Universal Orlando Resort theme park characters. Have fun as they pose for pictures, sign autographs, and interact with everyone at your table. Kids can hang out in the Kids' Crib – the walls are adorned with lunch boxes, colorful drumsticks; and a big screen TV to watch all of their favorite cartoons and hang out while mom and dad enjoy their dinner. Kids can also enjoy the Kids Buffet on select nights and the Magic Men on Friday nights.
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Special events & promotions
For the adults, The Kitchen features cocktail and wine specials Monday – Thursday evenings from 5pm – close including the Wonderful World of Wine on Monday, Martini Night on Tuesday and Thursday, and Wine Down Wednesdays; plus Sunday Bloody Sunday all day happy hour.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 729 People Are Saying
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4.2
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4.2
food
4.1
service
4.1
ambience
3.7
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vipOneMoreTime (Orlando)
5.0
Dined on January 13, 2018

Love the HR concepts and venues, and this was just a different feel from HR Cafes. I'd go again for sure. Hamburger was great!

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OpenTable Diner 
4.0
Dined on January 11, 2018

Great magic show. It's unfortunate they no longer have the character dining.

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OpenTable Diner (Savannah)
5.0
Dined on January 6, 2018

Great restaurant in the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal. We ate here twice during our stay. Lunch on check in day; was good with a wide variety to suit our entire family from picky little ones to a GF food allergy. They covered it all.

We also had the breakfast buffet. It was Huge and tasted great. I got the “Elvis” French toast. They were really good. It’s pricey, so we went on our last day to end the vacation with a great breakfast.

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Rossyutd (London)
3.0
Dined on January 3, 2018

Food was fine but why is it ok to serve people food at different times ie so you are sat together but have to eat in relay! Drinks are slow and if you want a cold glass of white wine you better request this in advance as they don't seem to put wine in the fridge! Come on Hard Rock get a chef who can prepare 6 meals at the same time......its not too much to expect!

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined on January 2, 2018

Great steak, burgers, and coffee. Great service. Good wings. Steak was tender, flavorful, and cooked to perfection.

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vipGreat (Minneapolis)
2.0
Dined on January 1, 2018

Really dirty and poorly staffed. Required 18% gratuity for a buffet. Not worth the money.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0
Dined on January 1, 2018

Party new year

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DaJarr51 (Orlando)
4.0
Dined on December 31, 2017

Special cooking stations set up for New Year's Eve were well received by all the guests. The crown rack of lamb, roasted sirloin, seared ahi tuna and fresh raw oysters with a vingarette sauce were my favorite items. All were extremely tasty and well presented.

A dessert bar was set up on the third floor with over 30 items that were a delight to eat and well presented!

I would recommend this venue to anyone looking for a great meal and a fun evening! Well done!!

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OpenTable Diner (Orlando)
5.0
Dined on December 29, 2017

Great kid friendly dinner with a table side magician to entertain the kids. Food was excellent and service was perfect.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined on December 29, 2017

Kitchen is an awesome restaurant. Great service and awesome food.

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