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Hard Rock Cafe

$$ - $$$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 2 weeks ago

Sadly, this great iconic restaurant is closed. The mayor of Empire, who is also the landlord of the building is looking for another party to come in and re-open. Let's hope this happens.

Thank Goatesians
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We wandered in to this restaurant on our way to Rocky Mountain National Park. It took a while to get our food, but it was well worth the wait. My egg sandwich was amazing, and my husband loved his pancakes. The pizza off the kid's...More

Thank Jill K
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Not the chain, nice clean and welcoming! I was the first customer to come threw the door for the day. Great food, had the eggs and bacon, ham, Canadian bacon and sausage. All wonderful! You should go and see this shining star!

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 1 April 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 14 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 11 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 18 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 10 October 2016 via mobile

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

Thank Cmcfarland74
Reviewed 26 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
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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
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 W Park Ave, Empire, CO 80438
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Empire
  • Phone Number: +1 303-569-5028
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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