Hard Rock Cafe Chicago
Est. June 17, 1986
Hard Rock Cafe Chicago, marked by the giant iconic guitar that illuminates our parking lot, is located in the heart of the vibrant River North neighborhood, just blocks away from the Magnificent Mile. For more than 30 years, our cafe has been a one-of-a-kind dining, entertainment and shopping destination known worldwide for embracing funky styles and blending them with legendary food, beverages, live music and music history. Hard Rock International is the world’s largest curator of music memorabilia, and our cafe walls are lined with priceless pieces from musical legends like Billy Joel, Buddy Guy, Jimi Hendrix and Prince.
Hard Rock Cafe Chicago’s menu features fresh, classic American dishes served in a rock n’ roll environment. Whether you're craving our Legendary® Burger after shopping on the Magnificent Mile, a Rockarita after catching a show at the theater, or just want to enjoy Happy Hour with friends, you'll find a wide variety of iconic menu items and cocktails to choose from. Try one of our house made entrees with a distinct dash of Chicago flavor like our Local Legendary Italian Beef Burger, which can only be found at Hard Rock Cafe Chicago. Whatever you are in the mood for, our menu is sure to satisfy.
After enjoying our savory menu options, don’t forget to stop by our Rock Shop® for exclusive Hard Rock Cafe Chicago merchandise. You will find souvenirs and apparel to commemorate your visit to our iconic city.
Visit our Event Calendar for weekly live music events!