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Hard Rock Cafe

₱₱ - ₱₱₱American, Cafe,
18 W Park Ave, Empire, CO 80438
+1 303-569-5028
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  • Very good37%
  • Average1%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“pancakes” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (2 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Southwestern, Grill, Healthy
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
18 W Park Ave, Empire, CO 80438
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great fries. We stopped in for lunch on Sunday. Limited menu but the food was all good. Nachos are vegetarian. Beers were very good. The manager was helpful and informative. Planning on being a regular.

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All new menu, beers and decor now. Great beers from Stein Brewing Company. Great food and service too :)

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SanDwag66
Reviewed 27 October 2018

OK, so this is not one of the Hard Rock chain but it's a delicious place in its own right. I actually went for desert since this place is famous for its pies but also got a slice of the pizza. It's under new management...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank JSTrip_77
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Had a lovely brunch in this old style wild west mining town.Waitress was very friendly and accomodating, there was a bit of a wait for the food but it was worth it in the end...lots of old mining information .

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank tripii
Reviewed 7 May 2018

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.

Date of visit: May 2018
1  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

Date of visit: June 2017
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!

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank J5735LPbrianc
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

Date of visit: March 2017
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....

Date of visit: January 2017
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

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Mark1539
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Southwestern, Grill, Healthy
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids
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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