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The Hard Rock Cafe Tampa infuses live music, world-famous American fare, cutting-edge technology, and one-of-a-kind rock 'n' roll memorabilia from the 1950's to today in a new 'rockcentric' interior design. It's the first Hard Rock Cafe in the world to feature gaming, a Hard Rock Girl blackjack pit and slots at the bar.
USD 31 - USD 50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
American, Bar
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed 7 November 2020

Within the casino/hotel complex. Limited menu....typical bar menu. Visited in Oct and still had Covid procedures in place. Service was ok..could have been better. Food was average. Good place to stop for a quick drink, appetizer, or lunch if you have been to the casino.

Date of visit: October 2020
Team_Customer_Care, Customer Care at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2020

Thank you for reviewing your dining experience with us. We would love to hear specifically your thoughts on what we could do to make it even better next time! We hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 9 October 2020 via mobile

Hard Rock Cafe @ Seminole Tampa offers some of THEE best BBQ Ribs in Florida. We'll pick some up after gaming and take them home. The amount they give you for $24 will generally cover dinner and lunch the next day. They throw in fries...and coleslaw. G@@D STUFF!More

Date of visit: October 2020
Team_Customer_Care, Other at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2020

We are delighted to hear how much you love our ribs! Thanks for the five stars you give us at Hard Rock Café. We hope to welcome you back again soon!

Reviewed 21 August 2020

Two issues: 1. Waited 25 minutes for order to be delivered. This is not gourmet dinning, food should come out much faster. 2. Order NY Strip Steak, it was strangest looking strip steak I have ever had, All NY streaks are "strip" of steak pretty...consistent in width. This piece of meat (whatever it was) was small at one end and very large at the other. It was not tender and had a considerable amount of fat. I asked to talk to the manager, when he arrived I showed him the amount of fat, his comment instead of an attempt of apology was "so you do not like fat on your steak?". He then said he was going to talk to the kitchen never to be seen again.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Team_Customer_Care, Other at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2020

We appreciate the feedback about your dining experience with us. We are disappointed to learn that your visit did not meet expectations and we are eager to hear any further observations or suggestions you might have to help us grow as we move forward. Please...More

Reviewed 16 August 2020 via mobile

Awesome steak , everything was really good and I was really surprised. Usually tourist places as this, the food usually is not very good for the price. The food here was on point. Everything down to the coleslaw, fries, sweet tea and great service. Husband...had the bbq platter and he said he was good. We would definitely come. back and also hit up other Hard Rock CafesMore

Date of visit: August 2020
Team_Customer_Care, Other at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2020

We are delighted to hear that you had such an awesome experience with us at Hard Rock Café. Thanks for the five stars! Please join us again soon.

Reviewed 10 August 2020

Marta was our server and made our dinning experience excellent. the wife and i Had the Burgers .Both were cooked right and came out in a timely manner with foodrunners, our granddaughters order didn't come out with our food. Marta came by seconds after our...food came out noticed and promtly got our granddaughter order, she was experieced, knowledgeable and professional. she made the dinning experence enjoyable and was there for refills, never missed anything without being overbarring. We'll be back!!More

Date of visit: August 2020
Team_Customer_Care, Other at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2020

Thanks for sharing with us the great time you had at Hard Rock Café. Your kind words about Marta are much appreciated! We love hearing that you enjoyed the experience and we hope you will join us again soon.

Reviewed 27 July 2020 via mobile

Sat at the (socially distanced) bar, just for a few apps. Best nachos I’ve ever had! Loaded with chicken and generous toppings. Also had the very decadent mac’n’cheese, so worth it. Bartender made me customized martinis exactly to my liking and was super friendly and...attentiveMore

Date of visit: June 2020
Team_Customer_Care, Other at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2020

Thank you for sharing your delicious experience at our bar. We are delighted to hear that you enjoy the appetizers we offer and we hope to see you back for a full dinner soon!

Reviewed 21 March 2020

Took a group of friends to the boat show and decided to stop here on the way back to have a look around the casino and have a bite. Everyone's meal was good and the service was great. A bit pricey but I suppose that's...to be expected when there is live music and a big casino outside the door. Enjoyed it.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 6 March 2020 via mobile

Dreadful service on 3/4/20, if you spend $21 for a burger, at least i expect stellar service but it wasn’t the case. No plates, no silverware when food arrived, i had to get mayo/ketchup from the bar myself.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 3 March 2020 via mobile

We decided to stop in the Hardrock Casino in Tampa and while there we stepped into the Hardrock cafe for a quick bite. The service was GREAT, the food was OK but what can you expect from a quick appetizer platter. Overall the experience was...a A+.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 10 February 2020

We were at the casino Saturday night and decided to eat at Hard Rock Cafe. We were able to get seats at the bar and had a friendly server. We had drinks and the Jumbo Combo which was just enough food for us to share....All the items on the Jumbo Combo were yummy. There was a pretty good band playing while we were there too. I would recommend this place for live music and casual food.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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9 June 2020|
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Are there buses coming to Casino from Clermont area?Jane Frederick thank you
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hard Rock Cafe
    Does Hard Rock Cafe offer takeaway?
    Yes, Hard Rock Cafe offers takeaway services.
    Does Hard Rock Cafe offer delivery?
    Yes, Hard Rock Cafe offers delivery services.
    How is Hard Rock Cafe rated?
    Hard Rock Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 3.5
    • Atmosphere: 4