Est. January 1, 1990 – Located in the heart of our nations capital, Hard Rock Cafe’s “Embassy of Rock-n-Roll” opened its doors on January 1, 1990 and has been creating raving fans ever since! Conveniently located next to Fords Theater and just a short walk from Metro Center, The White House, Capitol Hill, and the Smithsonian Museums, Hard Rock Cafe is both a perfect stop on your sightseeing adventure and a unique late night hang out for DC tourists and locals. Complete your tour of the city with an authentic rock-n-roll dining experience, or lose the tie and drop by for a cocktail at DC’s own Embassy of Rock. You’ll be surrounded by 17 plasma displays as you dine with the stars and marvel at our world famous collection of memorabilia. Visit the Rock Shop, where you’ll find everything from edgy new rock-n-roll garb and hot accessories, to traditional favorites. Hard Rock Cafe Washington, DC where you don’t have to BE a rock star to party like one!