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Hard Times Cafe College Park

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American,
4738 Cherry Hill Rd, College Park, MD 20740-1330
+1 301-474-8880
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good48%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“wings” (14 reviews)
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American, Bar
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4738 Cherry Hill Rd, College Park, MD 20740-1330
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place is a diamond in the ruff. Great staff! Awesome burgers and slamming hot wings!! I was in this area for one week and ate here 3 times...twice for dinner and once for lunch. That says a lot about a place.

Thank Lee B
Reviewed 29 April 2018

The food was good. More of a dark bar atmosphere then a restaurant. Staff was friendly and attentive. The salmon and French fries were tasty.

Thank ldemetres
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

The waitress we had was extremely friendly!!! She entertained our kids (8 & 7) with questions they had or stories to tell her. Just a very joyful person. She was on top of refilling drinks and bringing extra napkins for our kids’s mess. The patio...More

Thank DGordy1775
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Took my sons here after the UMD basketball game at the recommendation of my oldest who is a junior at school. He was in the mood for chili and told me there was a vegetarian option. Service was fantastic and the chili was delicious. My...More

Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Straight up bar food. Fries and burgers join chili, wings and fries. Mostly an accompiament to beer, beer and more beer. Friendly and accomodating staff.

Thank barymad
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Visited on a Saturday afternoon. Laid back sports bar with pub grub known for their chili. 4 different kinds, all come without beans (1 is vegetarian), which you can add beans, onions, and other toppings as you like. They will also give you a free...More

Thank Craig S
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Have been here several times. Always enjoy it. This time is was a lot cleaner then last. 4 way chili mac with Cincinnati Chili was very good. Just a little spicy but I have a low spice tolerance. Corn bread with was good also. $13...More

Thank dottopilot
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Solid place for lunch or dinner. Interesting chili options but the burgers are average. Would definitely get the fried pickle appetizer. Nice selection of beers and good happy hour pricing.

Thank jwstonedoc
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

I really never knew that chili and spaghetti was a thing before coming here, but now that I know it has become my favorite way to eat it. They have a variety of chili here; I prefer the Terlingua for a little extra kick. If...More

Thank RGWard
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I had heard so much about the wings but they were just okay. Service was just okay. Would not go back again...nothing special. Not saying it was bad but nothing great that would make me go back.

Thank Elaine R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4738 Cherry Hill Rd, College Park, MD 20740-1330
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  College Park
  • Phone Number: +1 301-474-8880
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