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Red Rock Brewing Company

YOUR RATING = None |
BEER AVG
3.54/5
BEER STATS
Beers:
47
Reviews:
220
Ratings:
502
PLACE STATS
Place Score:
86
Reviews:
34
Ratings:
52
Avg:
3.74
pDev:
12.03%
 
 
Taps:
11
Bottles/Cans:
2
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Homebrew Store

254 S 200 W
Salt Lake City, Utah, 84101-1801
United States

(801) 521-7446 | map
www.redrockbrewing.com

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Reviews: 34 | Ratings: 52
Reviews by Yetiman420:
Photo of Yetiman420
4.22/5  rDev +12.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

This was my second visit to RedRock over a roughly 9 year span. Both times it was very crowded. Especially this time around at 9:30 on a Sunday night.

RedRock plays well with the liquor laws handed to them in the state. All beers are 3.2% except a special bottled barrel-aged 10% Belgian they were selling for on site consumption in 750 ML bottles (they had to sell them to the state and buy them back to sell at the restaurant). I didn't pull the trigger on one of these because I noticed it at the end of my meal.

They had about 10 beers available. This was late March and they had a couple of Irish-style beers available (red and scottish). My wife had the unfiltered hefe and I had an Abbey and oatmeal stout that was a recommended pairing with the warm goat cheese salad.

The Abbey and Hefe were both very well done. The Oatmeal Stout lacked a good finish.

The food, service, and atmosphere were all above average compared to the hundreds of brewpubs I've had the opportunity to visit.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of DerwinWentworth
3.68/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3

Photo of Smak_Hermann
3.55/5  rDev -5.1%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 2.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of dikebrewery
4.03/5  rDev +7.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Gkruszewski
3.64/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of chrisjws
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of IckyT2012
4.4/5  rDev +17.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Food is better than the beer. Eat anything on the menu. Any accompanying beer is very good to wash it down

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Photo of outoffocus
3.86/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

Photo of mdruce
5/5  rDev +33.7%

Photo of Redrover
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

This is an easy place to spot due to some nice signage.

It is a large L shaped space with lots of perimeter seating. The bar is also L shaped and is near the open kitchen with a wood fired pizza oven.

The decor reminds me a bit of what a corporate committee designing a brewpub would come up with. There is some exposed brick and ductwork, a concrete floor, granite bar and a swag station in front. It's not bad, but feels a bit sterile. It was crowded on a Tuesday evening, so they are doing something right.

The menu is large and I thought my choices were pretty tasty.

Service at the bar was a mixed bag. The two tenders seemed a bit overwhelmed and given the size and crowds, I thought they could use one more. One of the guys was nice and jovial, the other was a trifle surly and a bit stressed out. The guy next to me was livid at his poor service, my experience was slightly better. Note as the crowds thinned out, the service really ramped-up which tells me they do need a third bartender…

Beer selection is decent with 10 house drafts and 10 house bottles. The bottles are 500ml and priced fairly at $6.50 and drafts are also well priced at $4.75.

I would revisit, but have found other places in SLC that I like better

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4.75/5  rDev +27%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of Vecchiolla
4.75/5  rDev +27%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of bulldogg915
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Photo of RblWthACoz
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 2.5

This won brewpub of the year at GABF? Against who?

Standard cookie cutter brewpub thing going on. Good selection of brews. Red Rock bottles some nice stuff. Le Quatre is a really interesting saison. The food sucked. They only make burgers medium-well, and I was really in the mood for a burger. At first it was the health department that mandated it. Then it was something about lawsuits. Well, I gave it a shot and gave them the benefit of the doubt. It was nasty. Totally dried out and cooked to oblivion. Not worth $0.03, let alone what I paid for it. The worst meal I had in quite some time. I didn't want to get into a returning it scenario since the initial conversation about it was basically b.s. Service was also mediocre overall. The bartender was in the corner on his phone (at the same time my burger was sitting out waiting to be picked up, I think). After several other less than professional interactions with the staff on two other occasions besides this, I can say without hesitation that this place is more committed to milking the cow than providing an interesting experience. Nice bottled beer. Lame brewpub experience.

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Photo of StonedTrippin
3.7/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

my first brewery in utah. very standard applebee's type setup inside a fairly large facility. tanks visible in the back, bar in the middle, wood fired pizza oven working hard as well. 9 or 10 beers on tap, 6 of which were light pilsners, golden ales, or lagers. all drafts at 4% abv per law, but the two bottles i had from here were both extraordinary. the elephino double ipa, and the reve belgian ale. beers were fairly priced and the wood oven pizza i ate was really nice, as was our cajun shrimp appetizer. service was decent, if a bit slow and impersonal. overall a cool place to go for a few pints and a bite to eat, but stick to drinking their bottles selections.

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Photo of youbrewidrink
4.45/5  rDev +19%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Classic brewpbub, lots of wood and glass, large bar and plenty of seating.

The service was prompt and friendly right from the start, we were there during a shift changes and the servers did not miss a beat.

The beers were true to style and there was at least 8 beers to choose from. Nothing outstanding, nothing bad.

The food was great, we started with the bar crackers and all had specials for dinner.

All in all this is definitely worth a visit if your in SLC, a big plus that it is within walking distance of the Gateway Mall.

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Photo of busternuggz
4.18/5  rDev +11.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Red Rock was a kinda classy pub place, laid back but nice. The menu has fancy foods and pub fare.
The beers were pretty decent, I particularly enjoyed their pilsner and wet hop harvest ale. The stout and porter were light and passable, but they have those ABV laws for taps in Utah, so what can you do.
The service was quick and friendly. Got a cool beer nerd bartender who was happy to give me samples of everything before I tried it and talked beer with me for a while. My food came out pretty quickly.
They have a range of tap beers and some big bottle stuff (higher alcohol ones). Their Elephant DIPA was pretty good.
The food was delicious, I got the warm shrimp salad with pistachios, grapefruit, potatoes, and blue cheese. It was pretty awesome. The prices are a little high but seem to be comparable to other places in downtown Salt Lake City. Their pints were like $4.85 I think, cheaper than Squatters Pub (and less crowded).
I enjoyed this place, glad I found it on accident around the corner from Squatters Pub.

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Photo of johnyeast
3.8/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Was in Salt Lake City for a conference and hit a selection of places. This was the 3rd place that I got to try. The atmosphere was okay. More like a restaurant than a bar/brewery. Needs a little more character to up the atmosphere. The food was good. Had a pizza. It is rare that I order the sampler, but I was able to share it with a couple of buddies that were with me. A standard bell curve of beers and styles. A couple of really good ones, most average and one that was nothing to write home about. Overall, I liked the place, but I went back to other places in SLC. I would recommend. It's worth a try.

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Red Rock Brewing Company in Salt Lake City, UT
86 out of 100 based on 34 ratings.