Hard Rock Cafe Chicago Menu
The best ingredients in authentic creations, handcrafted by artists formerly known as chefs. This is what you came here for. Let’s get this party started.
A collection of our most popular appetizers: signature wings, onion rings, Tupelo chicken tenders, Southwest spring rolls and Bruschetta. Served with our homemade honey mustard, hickory barbecue and blue cheese dressing.
Jumbo wings, coated with our signature smoked dry rub, slow roasted and served with blue cheese and carrot and celery sticks. Choice of Buffalo style or grilled with our Classic Rock, Tangy or Heavy Metal sauces or dry seasoned.
Tortilla chips piled high and layered with three bean mix, Monterey Jack and cheddar cheeses, pico de gallo, jalapeños and green onions. Garnished with sour cream. Add southwest chicken* or fajita beef* for a little extra.
Crispy Buffalo style cauliflower "wings" served with bleu cheese, celery and carrot sticks.
Tupelo Chicken Tenders
Hand-breaded, lightly fried tenderloins of chicken, served with mustard and hickory barbecue sauces.*
Southwest Chicken Flatbread
Crispy flatbread with grilled chicken, pico de gallo, roasted red peppers, green onion, avocado, mozzarella and spicy jalapeno sauce.
Crispy flatbread with sliced roma tomatoes, basil and herb sauce, roasted garlic, romano and mozzarella cheeses, fresh basil and a drizzle of garlic aioli.
Choose from our homemade dressings: ranch, honey mustard, Caesar, blue cheese, balsamic vinaigrette, lite Italian and oil & vinegar.
Our salads are fresh and made to order with a variety of our homegrown favorites and farm fresh ingredients. Chose from our signature house-made dressings: ranch, honey mustard, Caesar, blue cheese, balsamic vinaigrette, or olive oil and vinegar.
Grilled Chicken Arugula Salad
Baby arugula, thinly sliced grilled chicken, spicy pecans, dried cranberries and fresh oranges tossed in lemon balsamic vinaigrette, topped with crumbled feta cheese.†*
Fresh Field Greens & Kale tossed in a cider vinaigrette with vine-ripened tomatoes, bacon, roasted corn, pecans and hard boiled egg. Topped with Southern fried chicken, and a tangy barbeque drizzle.†*
Freshly chopped hearts of crisp romaine lettuce tossed in our house-made Caesar dressing, topped with garlic croutons and shaved Parmesan cheese.
Every half-pound Angus burger is made with with Hard Rock's chef selected Certified Angus Beef blend of chuck, brisket and short rib. Seared to a medium well (unless you say otherwise) and served on a freshly bake brioche bun, delivered daily from our local baker. All burgers include our signature seasoned fries.
ORIGINAL LEGENDARY® BURGER
The burger that started it all! A juicy 1/2-lb Certified Angus Beef® burger topped with smoked bacon, cheddar cheese, golden fried onion ring, crisp lettuce and vine ripened tomato.*
The Big Cheeseburger
Topped with your choice of three thick slices of American, Monterey Jack, cheddar or Swiss cheese, served with crisp lettuce, vine-ripened tomato and red onion.*
Topped with spicy fried onions, fried jalapenos, pepperjack cheese with arugula, vine-ripened tomato and sriracha mayo.
Chicago Pizza Local Legendary Burger
Topped with house-made pizza sauce, freshly grated mozzarella cheese, pepperoni and Italian sausage. Served with a side of giardiniera.
Hickory Barbecue Bacon Cheeseburger
Basted with hickory barbecue sauce and topped with caramelized onions, cheddar cheese, smoked bacon, crisp lettuce and vine-ripened tomato.*
A house-made patty of cauliflower, garlic, goat cheese, oregano and breadcrumbs topped with grilled zucchini, squash and Monterey jack cheese with arugula, tomato and garlic aiolli.
Java Lava Burger
Awaken with espresso rub and house-made lava sauce, crunchy java onions, melted Tillamook cheddar cheese, smoked bacon, crisp lettuce and vine-ripened tomato, garnished with a fried jalapeno.
Guinness & Jameson Bacon Cheeseburger
Topped with a Jameson bacon jam and GUINNESS cheese sauce, served with crisp lettuce, vine-ripened tomato.
It doesn't get any better than this: the freshest ingredients, sourced directly by our chefs and transformed into a feast fit for a rock star.
Your choice of grilled chicken, steak or shrimp, served with fresh pico de gallo, Monterey Jack and cheddar cheese, fresh guacamole, sour cream, lettuce and warm flour tortillas.
Twisted Mac, Chicken & Cheese
Cavatappi macaroni tossed in a three-cheese sauce with roasted red peppers, topped with Parmesan parsley breadcrumbs and grilled chicken breast.
Grilled Norwegian Salmon
8-oz filet, wrapped in cedar paper, grilled tender and drizzled with sweet and spicy barbecue sauce with herb butter. Served with Yukon Gold mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetable.
Local Fresh Catch
Ask your server about today's fresh seasonal catch.
New York Strip Steak
Big and juicy USDA choice 28-day aged 12-oz New York strip steak, seasoned and fire-grilled. Topped with herb butter and served with Yukon Gold mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetable.
Cowboy Rib Eye
USDA choice 28-day aged 16-oz bone-in rib eye steak. Grilled to perfection, topped with herb butter, served with Yukon Gold mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetable.
Seasoned Fries; Chili Spiced Fries with Chipotle Garlic Ketchup; Parmesan Romano Fries with Garlic Aioli; Herb & Garlic Fries with Chimichurri Mayo; Farm Fresh Seasonal Vegetables; Twisted Mac & Cheese; Crispy Onion Ring Tower; Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes; Side House Salad; OR Side Caesar Salad
Get your napkins ready, because our fork-tender signature smokehouse specialties are marinated in awesomeness before they're slow-cooked, right here in our own in-house smokers.
Fall-off-the-bone tender St. Louis-style ribs, rubbed with our signature seasonings and basted with hickory barbecue sauce.
Hickory-Smoked Barbecue Combo
Perfect for people who want it all - ribs and pulled pork.
Love me tender? One bite of our slow-cooked, authentically Memphis pulled pork or chicken and you’ll know why we’d never trust something as important as this to anyone else. Served with seasoned fries, cowboy beans and citrus coleslaw. Complement with a Caesar or House Salad for a little extra.
PULLED PORK SANDWICH
Hand-pulled smoked pork with tangy slaw and Carolina barbecue sauce on toasted brioche.
Hickory-smoked pulled pork with chipotle barbecue sauce, cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses, crispy fried jalapeños and onions, piled high on toasted brioche. Go big (10-oz) for a little extra.
Honey Mustard Grilled Chicken Sandwich
Toasted brioche bun with honey mustard, topped with grilled chicken, smoked bacon, melted Jack cheese, dijon mayonnaise, iceberg lettuce and a slice of vine-ripened tomato.
Classic Club Sandwich
Thinly sliced grilled chicken, smoked bacon, vine-ripened tomato, iceberg lettuce and rich mayonnaise on toasted sourdough bread.
Rich gooey chocolate, creamy Ben & Jerry's ice cream. Nothing says rock'n'roll like a sweet lick.
Hot Fudge Brownie
Ben & Jerry's vanilla ice cream and hot fudge on a dense chocolate brownie, topped with chopped walnuts, chocolate sprinkles, fresh whipped cream and a cherry.
Cheesecake Made with Oreo Cookie Pieces
A rich and creamy NY-style cheesecake baked with a generous helping of Oreo cookies, drizzled with GHIRARDELLI chocolate sauce with a decadent Oreo cookie crust.
Homemade Apple Cobbler
Thick, juicy apples are mixed with the finest spices and baked until golden brown. Our apple cobbler is so good you'll think your grandmother made it! Served warm with vanilla ice cream, topped with walnuts and CHIRARDELLI caramel sauce.
Classic Diner-Style Milk Shakes
Your choice of vanilla or chocolate Ben & Jerry's ice cream. Another Hard Rock Cafe legend.
Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream
Choose from chocolate or vanilla
Coffee/Decaf; Hot Chocolate; Specialty Teas from Twinings of London
Kids menu is for AGES 10 and UNDER
BUDDY JR’S™ BANGIN’ BURGER WITH CHEESE*
A lil’ version of our famous Hard Rock Cafe burger with American Cheese on a classic bun served with fries.
AIN’T NOTHIN’ BUT A HOT DOG
An all-beef hot dog served on a bun with fries.
RAZZI’S™ REDONKULOUS CHICKEN TENDERS
Hand-Breaded chicken tenderloins, fried golden brown served with fries. Comes with honey mustard & BBQ sauce on the side.
THE MAC-DADDY MAC & CHEESE
Every Hard Rock Roxtar’s™ favorite — twisted macaroni & a creamy cheese sauce served with garlic toast and choice of a side kick.
SIR KINGSTON’S™ CLASSIC CHEESE PIZZA
Pizza with red sauce topped with Mozzarella cheese and finished with grated Romano cheese served with a choice of a side kick.
STYLER’S™ OFF-THE-HOOK FISH STICKS
Crispy fish sticks served with fries and a side of ketchup and tartar sauce.
SKIDDLEY’S™ NOT-SO-DIDDLY CHICKEN BREAST*
Grilled chicken breast served with broccoli.
TWISTED ‘N TASTY CAVATAPPI PASTA
Twisted cavatappi pasta topped with marinara sauce and served with broccoli.
KID’S SALAD CHILLIN’ WITH CHICKEN*
Mixed greens with diced chicken, monterey jack and cheddar cheeses. Served with carrot sticks.
Roxtar’s™ Thick Shake
or Root Beer Float for a little more
Hot Fudge Sundae for a little more
†Contains nuts or seeds. *Consuming raw or undercooked hamburgers, meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions.