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.
New Test Kitchen Menu
Chicago. The City of Big Shoulders, a meat and potatoes kind of town. With deep Italian roots, Chicago is well known for its' world famous Italian Beef and meaty deep dish pizzas, both are among the windy city's fan favorites that can be found and celebrated on our regionally inspired menu. Hard Rock Test Kitchens are a group of select locations on the front-line of Hard Rock Cafe's menu and culinary evolution. The Test Kitchens give our guests the opportunity to experience and provide feedback on these efforts. Stop in today and try our new Chicago Pizza Local Legendary Burger, or the Chicago Italian Flatbread. We’re bringing that local flavor, one mouthwatering bite at a time.
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!