Hard Rock Cafe Orlando

If you can say that you've been to the Hard Rock Cafe Orlando, then you can say that you've been to the largest Hard Rock Cafe in the world. For those who don't already know, the Hard Rock Cafe brand of restaurants revolves around everything rock and roll, hence the name. At the Hard Rock Orlando, it's no different. In fact, you'll find more rock and roll memorabilia on display here than you will at any other Hard Rock Cafe in the world. It wouldn't be too far of a stretch to say that this place doubles as a museum. In case you're wondering where you can find the Hard Rock Cafe Orlando, it's located in the CityWalk entertainment complex at Universal Studios. For true rock and roll fans, a stay at the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Studios is a perfect complement to the overall Hard Rock Cafe experience. The Hard Rock Hotel, like the other two Universal Studios resorts, offers some pretty upscale rooms and plenty of amenities to boot.

When it comes to the Hard Rock Cafe Orlando, it's hard to say whether the food or the rock memorabilia steals the show. As such, you might call it a tie. Starting a meal off here with some loaded nachos is often the aim of visitors, and afterwards, you might dive into some fried chicken or barbecue ribs. The Hard Rock Cafe burgers can satisfy pretty much any burger fanatic, and if you like pulled-pork sandwiches, you'll have to order one. While you enjoy your meal, you can listen to the music hits that play over the sound system, lending depth to the dining experience. If you want to get a better look at some of the rock and roll memorabilia that is on display at the Hard Rock Orlando, you can ask to be seated at a booth. It's harder to see what's hanging on some of the walls when you sit at one of the tables. Of course, you can always get up while you're waiting for your meal to look around. Perhaps you'll grab a beer from the extensive beer menu to sip on while you check out the various pieces.

You might be wondering what kinds of things you might see when it comes to the largest Hard Rock Cafe memorabilia collection. Among the top items on display here are a suit worn by Paul McCartney in the movie A Hard Days Night, and the black glasses that Buddy Holly was wearing when he died in a 1959 airplane crash in Iowa . Other items on display include a suit that Elvis Presley wore in the movie Viva Las Vegas, a Jimi Hendrix Fender guitar, a jacket that James Brown often wore, and various pieces related to the Rolling Stones. Visiting the largest Hard Rock Cafe in the world is pretty much akin to visiting the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, when it all boils down to it. Well, not quite, but it's surely an experience that any fan of music will appreciate.

Should you be looking for fun events in Orlando during your vacation, you can always check out the schedule at the Hard Rock Cafe. A number of special concerts and other live acts pass through to perform at the Hard Rock Orlando's concert venue, which can accommodate up to 3,000 people. Some of the concerts feature well-known acts, so you might look to get your tickets in advance if you have one in mind. You might also check out the concert lineups at venues like the UCF Arena and The House of Blues as well while in Orlando. Between the Hard Rock Cafe Orlando and these other venues there's bound to be a show that you'll want to see. If none of the concerts or special parties at the Hard Rock Orlando pique your interest, you can always consider throwing your own party here. As the largest Hard Rock Cafe on the face of the planet, this place has ample room and facilities to spare.

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