Hard Rock Cafe Nashville
Hard Rock Cafe Nashville
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AGMHFK
Windsor, UK94 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Our visit to Hard Rock Cafe Nashville was really disappointing. We have been to HRCs all over Europe & USA , but this one is really underwhelming, boring and has nearly no atmosphere.

There was live music on the night & that was good, but staff were not fun at all and didn’t chat to us. We are used to very outgoing staff coming to the table to chat and be friendly.
They were not exactly stand offish, but they were not far from it.
Food was not brilliant and our strawberry -basil lemonades had too much syrup and no basil in it.
Food comes in huge portions, but it’s mediocre at best.
When we said „no thank you“ to dessert the server immediately brought the bill although we had not asked for it - essentially this is akin to being asked to leave in my view and I hate it when staff do this.

Would not eat here again. There are so many fun places to eat in Nashville - this isn’t one of them (sadly, because we LOVE HRC normally).
Written 11 July 2024
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Patrick O
Mount Holly, NC1,121 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Friends
I love Hard Rocks and although I had been to this one in 1998, I could not be in Nashville and not go. The food was great and Austin was a great server. My friends and I ate upstairs outside on the deck. It was fun to people watch the action down below while eating. The Nacho Chicken, Spicy Shrimp, and the Salmon were all good. I walked around checking out the memorabilia. Great pictures of Buddy Holly, The Stones, and outfits from Buck Owens along with a bunch of guitars. Nice view of the river from the balcony. Worthy of the brand. Gabriella provided great service there.

There are two Rock Shops, one in the restaurant and one down the street a short way on the right. Jessica was great with service in the shop until a young male employee came over and told me that the other Rock shop had some different pins. Jessica shut him down quite rudely considering I was right there. I am sure it was not the best way to treat a fellow employee. Except for that incident, everything was fine. There was really no need to treat him that way especially in front of a customer.
I ambled down to the other Rock Shop and indeed they had a different pin. Jessica came in while I was there, so I am guessing she manages both shops. She was cordial there.
Written 14 June 2024
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crazy fool
Lincoln, UK48 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Slow service, food when it arrived was like warm, typical chain food, band playing sounded bad, probably not a good sound check, poor overall experience, would definitely not recommend, avoid go somewhere else
Written 16 May 2024
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Sandi D
4 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
We visited Hard Rock our first night in Nashville. It took quite a while to get a server to our table. We were given plastic silverware, big turn off since I was ordering a strip steak. The steak was overcooked and tough. Our server Jessica was very good. She made sure we had proper silverware to eat with and she also was very helpful giving us hints and tips navigating Nashville since it was our first time visiting.
Written 15 May 2024
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Aaron Trosh
Brighton and Hove, UK149 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
As you may see from many of my reviews, I visit Hard Rock Cafes frequently and this one for sure continued to impress. Memorabilia impressed as always and matched the high quality expected for such a musical city, and the food and drink was sublime. Price was also great and the atmosphere was friendly and inviting. Staff helpful as always and the restaurant as a whole was clean and kept at a high standard. The food came in plenty of time and it was all great! Hard rock continues to impress me and it was a pleasure to dine and add this great location to the list. Thank you!
Written 30 March 2024
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Ryan M
Rolla, MO74 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Family
Really nice place to have dinner all the staff were very friendly and nice. Great atmosphere especially on the rooftop patio. Nachos and the ribs were very good and the burgers not bad. Has a really nice gift shop and the rock memorabilia spread around the restaurants is really cool to look at. If ever back in Nashville I would eat here for sure.
Written 8 October 2023
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Michael W
Preston, UK3,986 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
We really like the Hard Rock Cafe and have always visited wherever we find them across the world and across the USA. We spotted this Hard Rock restaurant on our first afternoon. It is located on Broadway which is one of the most popular areas in Nashville. We entered the restaurant were greeted and taken to a seating area. We chose food and drinks from the Menu and the waiter returned to take our order. We asked for drinks at which point the waiter asked for our ID. We informed him we were both over 60. He apologised and said it is the law that we must show him our ID. He refused to serve us and we had to leave.
Since returning to the UK i checked on the state laws which states "Bars and restaurants are required to check identification on anyone who appears to be to be under the age o 30 to make sure they are of legal drinking age". Clearly they do not understand there own laws.
Written 17 September 2023
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Cas[HEY]
New Mexico577 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Great food and great service. The Messi Chicken sandwich was delicious and the mushroom Swiss burger was great. The fries were perfectly seasoned and the macaroni and cheese may have been the best I have ever had. The real showstopper was the apple cobbler though! It was cinnamon-y and gooey and topped with vanilla ice cream and drizzled with caramel. Oh yum!
Written 24 August 2023
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Sophia T
Boston, MA12 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
I hate leaving bad reviews because I know they affect people’s business but I would never recommend this location. Honestly very overpriced and the food was not good. Drinks were more expensive than other bars/restaurants on the strip. I would not recommend at all to anyone. Chicken was slimy as well.
Written 21 August 2023
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Laurie K
West Seneca, NY703 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
We were in Nashville for country music week and all restaurants had no reservations left or had a 2+ hour wait, we found Hard Rock had a 5:30 opening online so we grabbed it, this wasn’t our first choice as we have eaten here before but we wanted dinner before the concert in Nissan Stadium and it was close to walk to after as the concert started at 8 p.m.

We were given a table by the servers ordering station up by the bathrooms which was fine as there were 4 of us. It took quite awhile for server to come over and at least acknowledge we were there. His name was Jordan and he walked by our table at least 6 times before he stopped and took our drink order. Then it took 12 minutes to get our drinks 3 waters and a iced tea…….nuts

He then waited quite some time for Jordan to come take our order, we ordered then he came back about 5 minutes later to tell us they had no quesadillas which one girl ordered, she chose something else quick, I asked for sugar for my ice tea and he told me he had to go to the other side of restaurant to get sugar so it would take a minute (why do they not keep sugar and condiments in that little room they place orders in ? I was always taught work smart not hard) ?????

We received our food a chicken sandwich, a steak salad, a ceaser chicken salad, and a tomato mozzarella flatbread still no sugar….so I asked the other server a female for sugar she said ok. We all started eating the food was average nothing to brag about. I asked for sugar yet again was told again he had to go to other side of the room to get it. Finally when I was almost done eating I got sugar for my tea however he brought a cup with sugar ????? It’s a restaurant you serve coffee do you not have sugar packets ? You are bringing sugar in a drinking cup ? How do I know where the sugar came from that was concerning.

Jordan never came over to see how food was just to drop bill on the table. We the 4 of us are all servers so we know what’s expected in our job title and I would never ignore my customers like we were ignored and it wasn’t just our table he wasn’t in any hurry to serve any of his tables all the servers around him were running their tales off it was CMA week, you would think he would want to turn tables ASAP to make as much money as he could but I guess not. I only wanted to tip him 10% and he didn’t deserve that but girls talked me into 15% not deserved.

If you go here for food ask for any server other than Jordan………you want to enjoy your experience

We had nachos that we shared that were good
Written 14 June 2023
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