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Hard Rock Cafe

) #3 of 4 Restaurants in Empire ££ - £££ American, Cafe,
18 W Park Ave, Empire, CO 80438
+1 303-569-5028
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average1%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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American, Cafe, Southwestern, Grill, Healthy
££ - £££
18 W Park Ave, Empire, CO 80438
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Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We used the hard rock ten times in succession for breakfast whilst in empire on business. Foods really good , the Denver omelette and trailblazer my fave. Staff are friendly and it's always busy which is a great sign. Defiantly recommend the hard rock (original;-)...More

Thank AALowndes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

The Best in the West!!!!!!!!!! Good for me,friend and family... Cool cool cool cool cool......... I will till my friends and family....

Thank sin702city
Reviewed 13 November 2016

My wife and I stopped by here on our way through. We really enjoyed the quant town and the restaurant. The food was very good and the service was great. The poor waitress was overworked as it was busy at lunch hour but she was...More

Thank Mark1539
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Try to stop in either on the way to Grand lake or on the way home. Stopped in several times always great food.

Thank Thomas D
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on our way home from Winter Park. Pleasantly surprised. Restaurant was clean with a nice old town feel. All of us enjoyed our meals. The breakfast croissant sandwich was huge, biscuits and gravy were great and the gluten free pancakes were awesome!...More

Thank Kris F
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Nice little mom and pop restaurant. Fast, friendly and good food. Try the Denver omelet, fantastic!!

Thank Cmcfarland74
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This isn't Hard Rock Cafe the chain. They won a law suit that lets them use the name ( it pre-dates the chain ). This is a Mom and Pop that makes very good breakfasts and lunches. Never been here for dinner. When heading to...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We were on our way to Rocky Mountain National Park and stopped in here for coffee because it looked like a good place. We were surprised by the uniqueness of the place and it's down home service. They have a beautiful little balcony dining spot...More

Thank traveltheworld012
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Arrived at noon...one person behind bar. He told us he was too busy to serve us and he was closed even though people were sitting having lunch. We asked to sit at bar and have a beer and he refused us. VERY RUDE! Would not...More

Thank judy n
Reviewed 6 July 2016

This little cafe has come a long ways in recent years. Nice historic building, and the Hard Rock name harkens to the mining heritage of the town. We go there for the superb thin crust pizza that is, without a doubt, the best in Clear...More

Thank snowdevil4
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Southwestern, Grill, Healthy
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 W Park Ave, Empire, CO 80438
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Empire
  • Phone Number: +1 303-569-5028
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The Hard Rock Cafe of Empire, CO is a privately owned and operated restaurant serving unique and interesting selections for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with a full Bar. We widely use ingredients grown or produced in Colorado, and prepare our own sauces, deserts and salad dressings in house from scratch. We also feature Colorado Beers and Wines.
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