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Hard Rock Cafe

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Pub, American, Bar
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279 Yonge St, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1N8, Canada
14163623636
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Tue 11:00 - 23:00
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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161 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We always visit a Hard Rock Cafe when we travel and it's always a great experience. I always order ribs and fries and I wasn't disappointed. Staff was extremely friendly. This cafe has a great atmosphere, just like all the other ones. I was there early, so the music wasn't too loud.

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Thank doepie1969
Toronto, Canada
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Come see the 1st Hard Rock Cafe, local and international musicians performing live. Great atmosphere inside, memorabilia galore..... Food is excellent and service is great. Summer time offers an outdoor patio on the side.....watch the different kinds of cars and people go up and down Yonge St., North Americas longest street.

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Thank Golee150
torontohrc, Sales and Marketing at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

Hey Golee150, Thanks so much for visiting us. We are very happy to hear you had a great time! There is nothing that makes us happier! We do have to say though we are the very first North American Cafe, we are the second one in the world. We have a rich history and it is peppered with stories about... More 

Toronto, Canada
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77 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hard rock cafe has been around for years. It really never gets old seeing iconic musicians and the gear they used to make timeless music.

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Thank Michael R
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Waiter was very nice and attentive. The atmosphere was about the same as any of the other Hard Rocks Cafe's, but it was a little loud in there the day we went. The food was pretty good though, not too expensive.

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Thank Kim B
torontohrc, Sales and Marketing at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

Hey Kim B, Thanks for stopping by, we're glad you enjoyed your meal and your visit! Keep on rocking \m/ HRCToronto More 

London, Canada
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125 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

A friend and I met up in Toronto for lunch. Hard Rock is pretty central! Food was very good but service really was excellent! Our waiter was very attentive without being annoying! One of the managers also popped by to say hello. There was a very friendly vibe to this place.

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Thank loveUllapool
torontohrc, Sales and Marketing at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

Hey loveUllapool, Thanks so much for visiting us, we are glad to hear you and your friend enjoyed yourselves! Keep on rocking, HRCToronto More 

Brisbane, Australia
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64 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

We have been to many different hard rock hotels all over the world. It has become a tradition now when we travel to have a meal here. Yes the menu is pretty much the same world wide, but what distinguished the Toronto restaurant from the rest is the customer service. There was a little hiccup with one our meals, but... More 

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Thank Paula P
torontohrc, Sales and Marketing at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

Hey Paula P, Thanks for stopping by, we're glad you enjoyed your meal and your visit!It's nice to hear you had a great stop in Toronto and we hope to see you again soon! Keep on rocking \m/ HRCToronto More 

Buffalo, New York
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53 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

I've been to a handful of Hard Rocks now & I come to realize that these restaurants are kind of "hit or miss" when it comes to the overall experience. This location was a "hit"! Our waitress was great. My 2 sons had a great time watching the retro music videos on the TV screens as they ate. The cheese... More 

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Thank Nikolai N
torontohrc, Sales and Marketing at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

Hey Nikolai N, Thanks for visiting us. Glad to hear you had a good time! Our cafe is a little unique for sure as we are the very first North American Cafe. The second one in the world. One of the coolest things about our location is actually our memorabilia. There's a story behind it. We decided to be a... More 

Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

I love the ambiance of his place and the drink menu is wonderful. I have been here quite a few times its one of my go to spots when I am not sure what I want to eat or drink.

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Thank Mimi G
torontohrc, Sales and Marketing at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

Hey Mimi G, Thanks for stopping by! Glad to hear you had a good time! Keep on rocking \m/ HRCToronto More 

Doha, Qatar
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

This is the 5th branch I tried in different countries,starting Amman,kuala lumpur,Singapore,Dubai,Toronto,We Started with classic Nachos,then to burger,It was as usual Tasty,the decorations was special (Halloween Them),service was good,plus location also nice in the heart of Downtown Toronto.

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Thank Dr-soso4u
torontohrc, Sales and Marketing at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Dr-soso4u, Thanks for visiting us. We appreciate you taking the time to write a review! Hopefully we'll get to see you again soon. Have a nice day, HRCToronto More 

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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Food was good. Restaurant was average. Table wasn't completely clean. Chairs were a little wobbly. Bathrooms were not well kept. It is cold if you sit by the windows. Staff was friendly.

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Thank RonaldusandAnna
torontohrc, Sales and Marketing at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

Hi RonaldusandAnna, Thanks so much for visiting us. We apologize that you felt your visit was not up to our usual rocking standards. We'd appreciate the chance to follow up withh you. If you would not mind emailing us at toronto_salesassistant@hardrock.com so we can follow up that would be greatly appreciated. Have a wonderful day! More 

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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$15 - US$23
Cuisine
Pub, American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 279 Yonge St, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1N8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 14163623636
Description
HARD ROCK CAFE TORONTO Est. June 23, 1978 For almost 40 years, Hard Rock Cafe Toronto has been serving delicious American and local cuisine prepared by world-renowned chefs. Located directly across from one of Toronto's major shopping destinations, the Toronto Eaton Centre, we offer the food, cocktails, and live entertainment you crave. Take a stroll through musical history with our extensive collection of musical memorabilia. Don't forget to swing by our Rock Shop to pick up your Hard Rock Cafe Toronto souvenir.

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Downtown
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with a strong student influence from the Ryerson University Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities, with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of vintage cinemas, and a healthy nightlife centered on the area's Distillery District bar and clubs near the East End, it's both an easygoing daytime spot and a popular party place after sunset. It also features some of Toronto's best outdoor landmarks, including Yonge-Dundas Square and the Nathan Phillips Square: perfect for a concert, a skate, or a relaxing sit-down.
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