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Hard Times Cafe - CLOSED

13032 Middlebrook Rd, Germantown, MD 20874-2617
+1 240-686-0150
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
5 Apr 2014
“This location closed”
5 Feb 2014
“Hard Times Germantown is now closed.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Bar, Pub
13032 Middlebrook Rd, Germantown, MD 20874-2617
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Reviewed 5 April 2014

Rumor has it that the landlord raised the rent and Hard Times walked. Fine by me, Their kitchen couldn't make Hard Times chili right anyway, I had to go to their Rockville location for that. Hoping for a GREAT locally owned and operated pizza joint...More

Thank Bruce_Big_Daddy
Reviewed 6 February 2014

This location closed down after the Super Bowl after getting a 70% rent increase from the shopping center. Thanks for 10 great years of fun. Thanks to all the bartenders over the years for great service. We will miss the place. If anyone is looking...More

1  Thank 777_BUD
Reviewed 19 November 2013

This seems to be our go to place to watch NFL games on Sundays. They have a large seating area with multiple TVs to watch the games. Sometimes it is hard finding a table though, however, we've arrived after the games have started and found...More

Thank freder85ico
Reviewed 16 October 2013

I visited my last time. The place is starting to not just look old but smell old. The floor was slippery. The wait staff did not know their products (could not explain their beer which is a sin in my book). The food as always...More

Thank Doug W
Reviewed 10 June 2013

The chili is really pretty good, especially the the Teralinga and the Texas. My wife likes the veggig chili. With that said, I usuall opt for either a burger or their terrific chicken wings. The wings are meatier than most and the sauce options are...More

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 22 May 2013

Been spending way too many days in the Germantown area lately, but one thing that has become a staple is going to Hard Times Cafe for wings on Wing Night Wednesday. Wings are half price and are very good. The wings at Hard Times are...More

Thank Terry T
Reviewed 8 May 2013

So, this is really a Billiards Hall. This is not where you want to go for the legendary Hard Times Chilli, the kitchen isn't that great. Go to the Rockville location for the real thing: Texas wet with chopped onions and cheese, Onion rings on...More

Thank Bruce_Big_Daddy
Reviewed 9 April 2013

I can not get enough of the Cincinnati Chili at Hard Times. It is awesome and always good. I like mine 3-way with sour cream. The Texas wings are great too. They fry them, then grill them. I have eaten here at least 25 times...More

Thank richc007
Reviewed 24 February 2013

This location is spacious with about a dozen pool tables, 8 dart boards, a large outdoor section with warm weather bar and 2 cornhole games in sandy area, and are large dining section. The servers are usually very good about checking on you for food...More

Thank Rodney B
Reviewed 2 January 2013

Fabulous Chilli. The Texas style, medium wet with cheese, chopped jalopeno peppers and chopped tomatoes is awesome. Great beer selection as well.

Thank Gregg G
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Restaurant Details

Bar, Pub
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13032 Middlebrook Rd, Germantown, MD 20874-2617
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Germantown
  • Phone Number: +1 240-686-0150
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