Hard Rock Cafe San José 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, Spinach Artichoke Dip with Parmesan flatbread and bruschetta. Served with honey mustard, hickory barbecue and blue cheese dressing.*
Hard Rock Nachos
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.
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.
Tupelo Chicken Tenders
Hand-breaded, lightly fried tenderloins of chicken, served with mustard and hickory barbecue sauces.*
Balsamic Tomato Bruschetta
Toasted artisan bread topped with herb cream cheese and marinated Roma tomatoes and fresh basil, served with a drizzle of basil oil and shaved Parmesan.
Crispy potato skins filled with our homemade cheese sauce, smoked bacon and green onions. Served with a side of sour cream.
Golden fried mozzarella sticks, deliciously breaded with spices and served with our marinara sauce
Delicious spring rolls filled with beans, mixed cheese, jalapeno, corn, served with guacamole-chipotle-ranch dressing.
Grilled chicken with pineapple, sautéed in out Tangy BBQ sacue with melted Monterrey Jack cheese on a tortilla seasoned with chili powder. Served with fresh guacamole, pico de gallo and sour cream.
Choose from our homemade dressings: ranch, honey mustard, Caesar, blue cheese, balsamic vinaigrette, lite Italian and oil & vinegar.
Romaine lettuce tossed in our homemade Caesar dressing, topped with grilled chicken breast, croutons and shaved Parmesan cheese. Substitute your chicken for grilled shrimp* or grilled salmon* for a little extra.
Grilled Chicken Chop Salad
Mixed greens, topped with grilled chicken, tomatoes, spicy, pecans, carrots, cheddar and Monterrey Jack cheeses, roasted corn and red peppers, tossed in homemade white balsamic vinaigrette and drizzled with tangy barbecue sauce.
Mixed greens topped with grilled chicken, avocado, tomatoes, red onions, egg, smoked bacon and Monterey Jack and cheddar cheeses. Served with choice of dressing.†*
A Hard Rock Cafe original, combining mixed lettuces, carrot, corn, tomatoes, mixed cheese, fried tortilla strips and your choice of grilled or tupelo chicken tossed with seasoned pecans and ranch dressing.
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. Complement your entrée with a glass of one of our fine wines. Add a side Caesar or House Salad for a little extra.
Your choice of grilled chicken, beef or shrimp, served
with pico de gallo, Monterey Jack and cheddar cheese,
fresh guacamole, sour cream and warm tortillas.*
Twisted Mac, Chicken & Cheese
Cavatappi macaroni tossed in a three-cheese sauce with roasted red peppers, topped with Parmesan parsley bread crumbs and grilled chicken breast.*
8-oz filet, grilled tender and drizzled with sweet and spicy barbecue sauce. Served with Golden mashed potatoes and seasonal veggie.*
Fried Shrimp Platter
A generous portion of jumbo shrimp lightly dusted with seasoned flour. Served with citrus coleslaw, seasoned fries and spicy cocktail sauce.
New York Strip Steak
Big and juicy 12-oz New York strip steak, seasoned and fire-grilled just the way you like it. Topped with maître d’butter and served with golden mash potatoes and seasonal veggie.
Add a shrimp skewer for a little extra.*
28-day aged 16-oz rib eye steak, grilled to perfection, topped with maître d’ butter. Served with Golden mashed potatoes and seasonal veggie.*
Seasoned French Fries
Homemade Onion Rings
Twisted Mac & Cheese
Fresh Seasonal Vegetables
Housed or Caesar Salad
Juicy steak 8 Oz, seasoned and grilled just as you like. Grilled to perfection, topped with maître d'butter. Served with mashed potatoes and seasonal veggie.
Fish of the Day
8 Oz delicately grilled fillet accompanied by Mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables.
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. Served with seasoned fries, cowboy beans and citrus coleslaw.
Hickory-Smoked Barbecue Combo
Perfect for people who want it all — your choice of
ribs, chicken or pulled pork.
Hickory Smoked Ribs
Fall-off-the-bone tender baby back ribs, rubbed with our signature seasonings and basted with hickory barbecue sauce.
Half chicken, brined then basted with our hickory barbecue sauce and roasted until fork-tender.
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.
HICKORY-SMOKED PULLED PORK
Hand-pulled smoked pork with hickory barbecue sauce on toasted brioche.
Choice of hickory-smoked pulled pork or chicken with chipotle barbecue sauce, cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese, crispy fried jalapeños and onions, piled high on toasted brioche. Go big (10-oz) for a little extra.
Every half pound burger is made with our proprietary blend of premium grade beef combining the flavours of brisket and prime rib. Grilled medium well and served on toasted brioche bun with seasoned fries and special sauce. Add a choice of your preferred side for a little extra.
ORIGINAL LEGENDARY® 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.*
Toasted brioche bun layered with roasted jalapeno salsa, melted Jack cheese, freshly made guacamole, pico de gallo, crisp lettuce and vine-ripened tomato.*
Local Legendary ®
Our Local Legendary® 1/2-lb burger cranks our Original Legendary up a notch to the next level. Prepared with local flavor and flair, our "Local Legendary" is unique in each of our cafes!* Ask your server or check your table top menu for more details.
Mushroom & Swiss Burger
Smothered with sautéed mushrooms and Swiss cheese, topped with crisp lettuce, vine-ripened tomato and red onion.*
Our grilled Veggie Leggie patty is topped with a grilled portobello mushroom, zucchini, yellow squash and roasted red pepper. Served on a toasted bun with mayo, leaf lettuce, sliced tomato and grilled sweet onions.*
Hickory Barbecue Bacon Cheeseburger
Basted with hickory barbecue sauce and topped with caramelized onions, cheddar cheese, smoked bacon, crisp lettuce and vine-ripened tomato.*
All burgers served with seasoned fries
Sub onion rings, add braised mushrooms, or caramelized onions for a little extra.
All our sandwiches are served with seasoned fries and citrus coleslaw. Sub onion rings or add a Caesar or House Salad for a little extra.
HONEY MUSTARD GRILLED CHICKEN SANDWICH
Toasted brioche bun with honey mustard, topped with smoked bacon, melted Jack cheese, grilled chicken, dijon mayonnaise, iceberg lettuce and a slice of vine-ripened tomato.*
Classic Club Sandwich
Toasted sourdough bread layered with rich mayonnaise, iceberg lettuce, vine-ripened tomato, smoked bacon and thinly sliced grilled chicken.*
FRESH VEGETABLE SANDWICH
Marinated and grilled portobello mushrooms, zucchini, yellow squash, roasted red peppers and grilled asparagus, topped with Monterey Jack cheese and balsamic glaze on grilled sourdough with tartar sauce.†*
Fish Filet Sandwich
Grilled or fried fish on toasted brioche with crisp lettuce, vine-ripened tomato and tarragon mayonnaise.*
Fresh, delicious desserts, shakes and coffees.
HOT FUDGE BROWNIE
Vanilla ice cream and hot fudge on a fresh homemade brownie, topped with chopped walnuts, chocolate sprinkles, fresh whipped cream and a cherry.†
CHEESECAKE MADE WITH OREO® COOKIE PIECES
Made in-house, a generous helping of Oreo® cookies baked in our rich and creamy NY-style cheesecake, with a decadent Oreo® cookie crust.
FRESH APPLE COBBLER
Served warm with vanilla ice cream, topped with walnuts and caramel sauce.† Thick, juicy apples are mixed with the finest spices and baked until golden brown. Our fresh apple cobbler is so good you’ll think your grandmother made it!
Our Hard Rock signature ice cream offerings are chocolate or vanilla.†
Jameson Irish Whiskey, Baileys Irish Cream and Monin Spiced Brown Sugar, topped with whipped cream, chocolate morsels and chocolate syrup.
Baileys Irish Cream, Disaronno Amaretto, Monin Salted Caramel, shaken with half & half and topped with whipped cream and caramel sauce.
Enjoy on the rocks or ask your server to add a splash of your favorite to your coffee.
BAILEYS IRISH CREAM
COINTREAU ORANGE LIQUEUR
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.
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.
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 Hot Fudge Sundae for a little more
We hold allergy information for all menu items, please speak to your server for further details. If you suffer from a food allergy please ensure that your server is aware at time of order.
†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.