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Hard Times Cafe College Park

4738 Cherry Hill Rd, College Park, MD 20740-1330
+1 301-474-8880
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good49%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chili” (52 reviews)
“sampler” (7 reviews)
“wings” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
4738 Cherry Hill Rd, College Park, MD 20740-1330
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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

The menu claimed they were famous for their chilli. I guess none of their customers ever had good chilli. This was basically tasteless and could not be improved by hot sauces. At little longer wait than usual, too.

Thank K L
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We ordered food from this establishment with Grubhub. Food was delivered fairly quick. We had the sliders, fried pickles, chicken quesadilla, boneless wings, chicken fingers and southwest eggrolls. I would recommend them all as they were all some of the best fare we have had....More

Thank jtbambam79
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

In town for NHD on campus and gave this restaurant a try.. everything was delicious and wait staff great as well. Yummy boneless wings, grilled chicken salad, chicken quesadilla and black and blue burger are the things we tried! Would eat here again!

1  Thank Missy L
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We stopped for lunch and I basically trusted the waitress to bring me what she thought was good and I have to say I wasn't disappointed, I had a great burger and some really good tasty Chilli, nut too spicy but with a kick, would...More

Thank 666EdS666
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This is a nice little Ma and Pa kind of place. Good parking, The food was great and reasonable. A fair amount of college kids when we were there. I liked it!

Thank PJCremin
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Open late. Good beers on tap. Lots of television screens with sports. Menu that has something for everyone. Lots of easy parking. At the intersection of I-95 and US Route 1 for easy access for getting home. I have been eating here for years; 100%...More

Thank 29Lorenzo
Reviewed 7 April 2017

My husband and I are big fans of the chili lime grilled wings. While we waited for the wings to be grilled we decided to grab some nachos. Oh what a good decision! They throw everything but the kitchen sink on these nachos and they...More

Thank BullyLover2
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This place is known for their chili. Since we have never been here before, we asked the waitress to bring the free chili sampler. There are 4 different types of chili in the sampler. After you find your favorite you just need to decide what...More

1  Thank woowoochick
Reviewed 25 February 2017

If you want to get your chili fix on and you're in a hurry, they get the vittles out to you faster than anywhere else for the quality of food you'll receive. Regrettably, the decor and atmosphere is too much bar and not enough food....More

Thank HickoryRidge
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Shall I say anymore? This is the perfect place for beer and bar food. Best in the area. Easy to reach (next to the beltway in a shopping center with plenty of parking). Prices are good. Now that I think about it, everything is great...More

Thank GreggyV
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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, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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