Hard Times Cafe

Sports Bar, Wings, American
13032 Middlebrook Rd
Germantown, MD 20874
(240) 686-0150



  • The BEST chili in the DC area. Get the sampler to make your decision a little easier - - or just to snack on before your meal!
  • Santa Fe salad or Chili Lime wings. Tues night dollar beer is back.
  • Wednesday night is trivia night. Win house cash, and your chance at $2000.
  • Try the chili sampler; all the chilis are great! Root Beer on draught?! Yes, please!
  • Whatever you do, ask for Michelle. Best bartender, friendly and makes it feel like home.
  • Chili lime wings, a must try!
  • Order the chili. You will NOT be disappointed! :)
  • Love their cornbread
  • Not: Hard Times charges $10 cover starting at 7pm to eat their food on a band night. Bands dont play until 10pm. Who pays for entertainment thats not even on stage?
  • The shorter female manager is Amazing. She knows a customer is first. She brought the Cornhole boards out on a random sunny Sunday for us.. Awesome lady!!
  • Southwest egg rolls are bomb. Nachos arent worth it. Famous for their chilli
  • Michelle and Shannon are the best bartenders!!
  • Love the veggie burgers!!!
  • UFC fight tonight and Chilli Lime wings
  • Queso sticks are amazing!!!
  • Try the corn dog bites. Quick snack.
  • super nicecuteee .....
  • Hard to beat their chili and wings but after coming here a few times I hate to say it but the service is TERRIBLE!
  • Yes, the chili is great - but this place has FANTASTIC chicken wings. Order the original. They are flame grilled and are perfect with any drink.
  • The kingston of waitresses with bad attitude

Nearby places

13060 Middlebrook Rd (at Germantown Commons)
13016 Middlebrook Rd (Route 118)
12970 Middlebrook Rd (at Germantown Commons Shopping Center)