THE HARD ROCK CAFÉ is a restaurant located near the design district in Dallas, Texas. Few other restaurants surround this one of a kind eatery, making it a great choice for lunch for those who work nearby. Before entering this restaurant, one must ascend a flight of stairs which leads up to an outdoor eating area. On a nice day when this area is full, it can give others a chance to peak at a full table of food and get an idea of what they want to eat. Upon entering the building from outside, the bar, in the shape of an electric guitar, is directly to the left, allowing customers who are in a hurry to pull up a seat and get busy ordering. At this point of entry is where the host welcomes everyone to the restaurant. A lowered dining level conceals the entrance from the guests and allows them to enjoy their environment more readily. A stage is placed at the back of the facility for display. The use of carpet softens that area a
The table in this restaurant are also made of wood but are more rusticated to give that outdoor grungy feeling. The main dining area is dimly lit and the light wood floors makes it easy to move seating around without showing to much damage from the chair and table legs. The wood chairs give a hometown feeling and are effective at carrying out the theme. The use of hard wood floors in this area makes it easier for the staff to keep the restaurant clean. This hot spot is geared toward getting in the tourists. The bar is located at the back of the facility, preventing those who are not old enough to drink to stay away. nd invites patrons to take pictures with Elvis. Joe"tms is surrounded by many buildings and made of wood. Fluted columns behind the stage add a classical look to the room. The entrance at Joe"tms is a wooden deck that separates the outdoor eating area from those who enter into the building, allowing those who are currently eating to maintain their privacy. This could resemble an oculus that allows light in during the day. It does have fluted columns near the bar area, but they are not made out of Plaster like at Hard Rock, instead they are formed from tin. Even though the other restaurant is geared toward entertainment, it is not located where all the "hustle and bustle" is. The deck outside overlooks a courtyard that allows Joe"tms guest to enjoy a live band while being covered from natures wraths.