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Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

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Rock Bottom Restaurant & BreweryRock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
BEER AVG
3.77/5
Based on:
465 Beers
1,479 Reviews
Place Score: 88
Reviews: 66
Visits: 105
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: n/a
Taps: 12
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

1 W Grand Ave
Chicago, Illinois, 60654-4806
United States
phone: (312) 755-9339

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @rockbottom

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Reviews: 66 | Visits: 105
Reviews by tapman:
Photo of tapman
4/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

4s straight across the board for me.

The atmosphere is as good as one could ask from a downtown restaurant, but give me a good old fashioned Irish Pub any day for true atmosphere. Am I right?

The food is delicious and there is a decent variety of entrees to appease many different palates. I have been there about five times and they never fail to dissapoint.

Their beer selection is pretty decent. Since they brew their own beer they try out many different recipes and everytime I walk in I can't wait to see what's on the menu. Tried a brown ale and an imperial stout, pretty tasty. Beers come accompanied with a description of brewing technique and/or a basic account of the ingredients (type of hops, top fermentation, etc.)

The price isn't even to bad. We're talking $8-$22 depending what you want, but most reside at about 12-15 dollars, not bad for downtown really. And you get a decent amount of tasty grub for that price. A new favorite for my friends and I, I highly recommend The Rock Bottom. (1,017 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of Kegatron
3.68/5  rDev -5.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5

Photo of plaid75
3.95/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of McAfee85
2.75/5  rDev -29.7%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3 | service: 2.25 | selection: 2.75 | food: 2.75

Nice place for an afterwork beer...food is just ok. (51 characters)

Photo of JDoHo
3.59/5  rDev -8.2%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.25

Photo of 31Sam13
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of 30MinutesSouth
3.65/5  rDev -6.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of ovaltine
3.73/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of poppollutesminds
4.06/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of baybum
3/5  rDev -23.3%

Photo of Jas45678
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.72/5  rDev -4.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of irish6174
3/5  rDev -23.3%

Photo of fthegiants
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of AndyEdgar
3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of BigRizz62
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Nice selection of their own brands (34 characters)

Photo of yemenmocha
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of Irishace9
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of birdsellam
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of reebtaerG
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of WallyJaz
3.56/5  rDev -9%

Photo of Keelin
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of alexm1309
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery in Chicago, IL
88 out of 100 based on 66 ratings.