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THIS RESTAURANT HAS CHANGED LOCATIONS Hard Rock Cafe

221 W 57th St. Send to Phone
212-489-6565

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THIS RESTAURANT HAS CHANGED LOCATIONS Hard Rock Cafe Restaurant Review

: This 57th Street branch of the worldwide chain is a spectacle and there is almost always a line. But the bouncers don’t turn anyone away, so if you can wait it out, you’ll be rewarded inside with rock music blasted at a formidable decibel level, a guitar-shaped bar, good burgers and great lime-grilled chicken, and the famous, enormous collection of rock-and-roll memorabilia from every musician from Chubby Checker to Bruce Springsteen.
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