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“Its the Hard Rock”
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Hard Rock Cafe
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Ranked #9 of 56 Restaurants in Stateline
Price range: US$10 - US$30
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Good for: Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: 6,225 feet above sea level in the Sierra Nevadas sits Lake Tahoe, spanning the bold state line between California and Nevada. With a leg on either side of that divide, you can bet this popular resort area has a slightly split personality. Roughly half the visitors here plan to kick back California-style on the side that bears the Golden State's name, to engage in low-key sightseeing, hiking, fishing, camping and boating, while the other half heads straight for Nevada, and all that that name heralds. Ritzy attractions, big-name entertainment and the lure of the jackpot beckon at abundant glittering casinos there, so, what? You can't decide? Ehh - don't sweat it. We've struck a happy balance for ye of many interests. The Hard Rock Cafe Lake Tahoe is located in Harvey's Resort and Casino, just 5 minutes from Heavenly Ski Resort and only 1,000 yards from Lake Tahoe itself. So whether you gamble your money in casinos or your life on the mountains, the Hard Rock Cafe Lake Tahoe is the perfect place. Our Alpine ski lodge decor makes you feel right at home if you're ready to relax, but if gaming the night away is more your style, our triangular bar in the restaurant's center features 18 video poker machines to make you feel like a real high roller. And if you've worked up an appetite from all this, you better believe you've come to the right place. Nevada Magazine rated Hard Rock Cafe Tahoe the #1 burger in the state! So step inside the Hard Rock Lake Tahoe and walk the state line for a rocking great time.
Leicester England, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Its the Hard Rock”
Reviewed 15 October 2013

Typical Hard Rock, food was standardised menu but was well prepared and presented. The bar staff made some great cocktails and were warm and engaging. The memorabilia was interesting, and the cafes log cabin themeing fitted well with the resort.

Visited October 2013
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Thank Tam B
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HardRockLakeTahoe, General Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review, 28 October 2013
I would like to thank you for the awesome feedback from your visit to the Hard Rock in Lake Tahoe. It sounds like you enjoyed yourself and had a chance to hang out with a great bar staff.
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Vacaville, California
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Good food, a bit overpriced”
Reviewed 10 October 2013

I had the 1/2 rack of ribs, which I have to say are pretty darn amazing. Great flavor and tender meat which nearly falls off the bone. The french fries were cold and blah. The slaw and baked beans were good. The restaurant relies on the attraction of it's name. Hard Rock Cafe is very well known and is fun because of the rock videos playing throughout the restaurant. It is pretty noisy, and people there tend to be almost as loud as the music playing. Where else would you pay $28.00 for a rib dinner? Only at Hard Rock. Next time I will choose another place and listen to my rock songs in the car on the way to dinner.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank VacavilleMom95687
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HardRockLakeTahoe, General Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review, 11 October 2013
It is great to hear that you had a positive dining experience with us and hope to see you again on your next visit to the Tahoe area.
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Lake Mills, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Typical Hard Rock”
Reviewed 3 October 2013

This restaurant did not disappoint as a Hard Rock restaurant. The food was good, and so was the service.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank James G
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HardRockLakeTahoe, General Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review, 11 October 2013
Thank you for the great review and we hope to see you again at the Hard Rock in Lake Tahoe!
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Medford, Oregon
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88 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Slow service and noisy. French Fries were cold”
Reviewed 29 September 2013

Slow service and noisy. French Fries were cold. We had a large group, 16 people. Maybe O.K. as a couple if you didn't want to talk to each. Servers and host were friendly.

Visited September 2013
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Thank Rose-Johnson
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HardRockLakeTahoe, General Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review, 11 October 2013
Rose,
I would like to thank you for taking the time to inform us of your poor experience at the Hard Rock in Lake Tahoe. I would like to apologize for not living up to our standards of delivering world class service with a quality food offering to every one of our guests. It is clear that we did not live up to our standards on your last visit and you clearly did not enjoy the atmosphere.
We do not have a Hard Rock in Oregon but please feel free to contact me off line and talk about how to get you back into a Hard Rock on your next trip out of town. You can email me at lake_tahoe_gm@hardrock.com. I look forward to hearing from you and I hope that you can look past this experience and visit us at the Hard Rock in Lake Tahoe again.

Sincerely
Jeremy DesJardins
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warwick
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96 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“good food/ service”
Reviewed 24 September 2013

we enjoyed dinner at the bar.. Chicken wings were great! As was my wife's Salmon sandwich and my burger. Huge portions

Visited September 2013
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Thank tjay s
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HardRockLakeTahoe, General Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review, 11 October 2013
I would like to thank you for the awesome feedback from your visit to the Hard Rock in Lake Tahoe. It sounds like you had a great time at the bar!
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