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Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

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Rock Bottom Restaurant & BreweryRock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
Based on:
467 Beers
3,095 Hads
Place Score: 86
Reviews: 56
Visits: 81
Avg: 3.77
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

160 N Gulph Rd
King Of Prussia, Pennsylvania, 19406
United States
phone: (610) 230-2739

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Photo of BHopp12
3.78/5  rDev +0.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3

I have eaten here quite a few times now and have never had a bad experience. The food is very good from their burgers to their pretzels, to their different chicken dinners.

The beers on tap are always changing. I have had quite a few beers from them and must say I havent had one I dislike yet. They have growlers available to take home if you enjoyed a specific beer and are reasonably priced.

Atmosphere here is outstanding. Very good service every time I have been and a very clean and orderly place.

Highly recommend if you are in the mood for good food and a few good beers.

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Photo of theotherone87
4.14/5  rDev +9.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

I met a friend here on sunday afternoon for the phillies game. I had never been here before. The whole atmosphere of the bar and restaurant is very nice and relaxing. I sat down at the bar and was able to see many tv screens anywhere i looked.

They have a wide selection of beers on tap, and the ones i tried were very good. They also have a mug club card ,which my friend told me to get. Joining the club gives you automatic upgrades on beer and they also send you free stuff for your birthday.

The menu had a huge selection of food and all of it looked very tasty. Alas, I held back for I was on beer drinking mission. My friend said all of the food is very good. The prices seemed like normal restaurant prices.

Overall I was very impressed with the place. I am not from around the area, but found out there is one in Pittsburgh, so I know I will be checking it out when I am in town. Definite a good play to get together with friends or grab some beers.

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Photo of micromaniac129
3.78/5  rDev +0.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3

Went to Rock Bottom R and B last night and it's a pretty good place as far as chain R and B's go.

First off it's a huge place divided into two sections really: there is the sports bar side and the dining room side.

The dining room side has no tv's and that forces you to talk to your wife and kids.
The sports bar side, the side our party sat in, is smaller and cramped, but loud. There was a phillies game on so of course it's going to be croweded.

It's a sit your self and we found a pretty good table so we could root on our beloved phightin's.
Service was slower, it was a Saturday afternoon in a mall so patience is required.
I had two beers, one was a casked porter and the other was an IPA.
The porter was rich and sweet, dark like the night. It was casked so it was mellow and smooth.
Flavors were predominatedly of chocolate malts and roasted malts.
the IPA was excellent point blank.
It reminds me alot of Blind pig. They had two IPA's there the other was west coast style which I figured was a DIPA.
I would definitely go back for the beer. The food was just average and really would not waste my time going back. Instead I would use that money for a local place that uses local ingredents, money well spent.

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Photo of Rifugium
3.6/5  rDev -4.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Sure RB is a semi-chain, but it's still a cool place to go to once in a while. The one at King of Prussia mall is the only one I've been to, and it makes for a convenient shopping stop for lunch and a brew. Several tasty beers to chose from, even if nothing too extreme, and there are generally a good rotation of seasonals and stouts. Food is very good. Good burgers. They have a free mug club that gets you discounts, bigger beer mugs at the bar, and other various paraphernalia. Sportsbar-ish atmosphere, and the staff is generally friendly and attentive. Much like Heartland Brewery, I wouldn't imagine that fanatic beer enthusiasts would be too ecstatic about this place, since they make their own beer and don't serve anything else. But I still like it once in a while. Plus you can walk it off in the mall before driving home. (Just don't end up buying a lot of random stupid sh*t like I did once.)

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Photo of JunkYardJake
3.83/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

My second time visiting the brewery. Vibe is kinda generic but still comforting. Very much a chain sports bar. It is in the mall though, so that's not suprising. Food menu has a chain feel but is executed very well. Everything we ordered was delicious and in ample proportions. Also was very reasonably priced. The fried pickle and pepper basket was banging and the pesto BLT flatbread pizza was great. Beer selection was good. I got the sampler to start. The seasonals and rotating beers were kings wit, nevermore black lager, centennial IPA, fightin pils, and a saison. All were solid. Highly recomended brewpub.

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Photo of rfgetz
3.7/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Rock Bottom has become my favored destination for dinner and drinks on the one or two times i make it out to King of Prussia each year.

Rock Bottom is situated in a far corner of the mall and aside from the visable brewing equipment in the dinning area, has a very chain restaurant feel to it.

Rock Bottom always has atleast 7 varieties of beer available - a light lager, a german lager, an ipa, a red ale, a rotating wheat, a rotating "dark", a seasonal and one of the selections is always availabale as cask as well. Overall its decent beer, with the seasonals, rotating dark and the IPA the big winners.

The food is also very chain restaurant, but very good and served in ample quantity - fried appetizers, burgers, sanwiches, fajitas, ribs soups and salads etc. A few unique items such as the Macaroni and Cheese w/ chicken caserole are standouts on the menu.

Service is hit or miss, especially when the mall is crowded during peak season. The staff is not always knowledgeable about the beers.

Overall, good beers and good food for when you are in the area.

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Photo of BigMike
4.28/5  rDev +13.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

I went to Rock Bottom with my brother on a thursday night last week. To my suprise they have a special on thursdays of $2.00 a beer. I had three of their "Prussia's Prides" for $6.00 plus tip. The bartender was friendly and quick with the refills.

The bar is very nice and was pretty full. I didn't try any food so i cant comment on that aspect. I did see people coming in and getting growlers filled up.

Overall Rock Bottom is a nice place. The thursday night deal is well worth it. I will probably be going back.

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Photo of Nutleybeer
3.78/5  rDev +0.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3

Awesome to find this place in the middle of the massive King of Prussia mall. An excellent beer selection...ordered a sampler, they served a golden, IPA, amber, hefe, porter, barleywine, Octoberfest and cask conditioned IPA (I might have even missed 1 or 2).

Great selection...all the beers were good too...fresh and crisp. The porter was nice, slightly roasted with a creamy, smooth finish. The Octoberfest had a malty, somewhat hoppy flavor.

Basic pub food...good and not expensive.

They had the football package, but according to the bartender, they were having problems with it...so, only the Eagles game was on the 10 or so TVs (and the Packers/Bengals too for some reason). Overall, though, a good place...

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Photo of BARFLYB
3.43/5  rDev -9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3

Stopped by here on a sunday with a couple BA's. Never knew this place existed till somebody clued me in. I don't shop at KOP.

The brewpub?, is a large establishment off in one of the malls corners. Plenty of seating and a large bar although I could not get a seat there. This palce has a chain vibe but nothing to unbearable. A lot of tv's for your viewing pleasure.

Quality is there, although I did not see the brewing equipment 1st hand. Im guessing there is one nitro tap along with about 7-8 brews. Nice styles from light to dark. I had the sampler and enjoyed the prussia's pride amoung others.

Service is good. Never a long wait to make requests. Virtually no time to get our beers or food. Polite service. The server knew her beers and styles. Simple styles that were good but nothing making me want more of something.

Selection was good but nothing exciting. A good array of styles. Not sure if they have any liquor or wine as I was not at the bar. I would like to come back here and see more styles in the future.

The food was, well, it was nothing to great. Pretty much what you would find at most chain resturants. A big selection and menu i'll have to revisit in the future.

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Photo of magine
3.65/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Have gone here a few times. Located in the KOP mall, this brew house has some decent brews and a few that are very good. The best they offer is the Pride of Prussia brew. The place looks like your everyday chain restaurant. The service and food are decent. The growlers are very reasonable at $11. It is a nice place to stop by for some craft brews in the mall after shopping; even with the kids - although your brew tasting enjoyment may be short lived with little ones there. The food is decent, although it is basically bar food, which is fine for this place. Although they do offer some entree's which I havent tried before. But like I said prior the Pride of Prussia is very nice.

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Photo of AltBock
3.7/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

This Rock Bottom franchise is located on the far end of the King of Prussia mall. In case you can't find it, it's over by Sears. They have their own entrance on the outside and a mall entrance. The front entrance will set you in between the bar area and the dinning room. The mall entrance will place you at the back of the dinning room. That's kind of a hassle because you have to walk through the dinning room to reach the hostess stand. The dinning room is decorated with colorful booths, wood floors, and real life photographs of rock formations. The dinning room is where you'll find the fermenters behind glass. When you start seeing beer posters, you know you've reached the bar area. The bar area contains a good sized bar, wooden tables, a few booths along the back wall, a pool table, an arcade golf game, and the mash tun and brew kettle behind the bar. It doesn't matter where you sit in the bar area, you'll always a TV in front of you.

I didn't have any big problems with the service here. Since the bar was full, I decided to sit at a table. It took them a few minutes to see me, but of course I sat a table where it was obstructed by a standing beam. I thought the waitress forgot about me a couple of times, but it looked like she was busy because the Phillies game just ended and it looked like everybody wanted to visit Rock Bottom after the game.

Above the bar was their chalkboard tap menu. They can have up to 8 or 9 taps and 1 cask of their own beer. No guest taps here. Along with their main stays (Light Lager, Munich Gold, and Pride of Prussia IPA), they have their Brewmaster's Special, and a rotating Dark beer. On the day I went, they had a Schwarzbier on tap and a Bourbon Aged Scotch Ale on cask. Finding any kind of Bourbon Aged beer on cask is a rare treat. I thought the quality of their beers are pretty good. I never had their Light Lager before, but if there is one beer you have to try here, it has to be their delicious year round "Pride of Prussia IPA."

The food here is of the usual standard family restaurant style of food. That means they have soups, salads, burgers, steaks, chicken, and pasta. During my stay there, I opted for their Rodeo Burger and for dessert, a blueberry crumb cake. It was a good burger and the crumb cake was good too. No complaints here.

You'll come here for the location and stay for the "Pride of Prussia IPA." Even if it didn't have the large ass mall attached to it, it would still make for a great place to grab a local brewpub beer.

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Photo of TheFightfan1
4.2/5  rDev +11.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

My first brewpub I've been in. I went in here right before Christmas and I thought I reviewed it already but didn't. A little awkward walking into a brewpub from a mall. There were two area's a the bar area and dining. I didn't see too much of the bar area but it was in a big open area alot of space and t.v.'s all over. The dining was very nice. We sat right next to a fermentation tank which was pretty cool. Everyting was very clean just about spotless. The food was very average nothing spectacular just your average bar food. I had a sampler of all the brews. By far the scotch ale was the best so I ended up taking a growler home with me. A must try if you are in the area.

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Photo of phantomwyse
4/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Went there this past weekend:

Atmosphere felt a little commercial, but it is what I was expecting from a chain brewpub. We opted to eat in the 'lounge' area rather than wait the 40 minutes for the restaurant seating. Large j shaped bar that faces an expansive seating area with a sports bar feel to it. Self seating isn't so bad, the waitstaff are attentive, though harried. The menu is well varied and definitely commercially planned. The jumbolaya that I had was tasty, plenty spicy, and came in a good sized portion. My girlfriend had a wrap that was also pretty decently sized. The best way to describe the food that we had is tangy. Each dish, including our appetizers just had a unique zing to it.

We may have overindulged in the beers a bit, but they were all very good representations of their styles and well crafted. It may be a chain, but it's a chain that obviously cares about its reputation.

I really have no complaints, it was a busy Friday night and everything was timely, and the waitress even took the time to talk for a moment about the beer and food and our plans for the night. All around good, definitely plan on visiting again and joining the mug club, with all the locations around, besides coming back to this one, I'm sure I'll get to use it elsewhere.

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Photo of KOPBeerDrinker
3.8/5  rDev +0.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Rock Bottom has a nice atmosphere. Two dollar pints on Thursday's for happy hour is a great deal. Though it does get very crowded. Rock Bottom also has a "mug club" that tracks number of visits and pints and awards prized. Also, on days other than Thursday, you get a 22oz beer for the price of a 16oz as member of mug club - being a member is free. I've had the bourbonzola burger on two occasions and loved it both times. This is a good place to hang out, get good food, and reasonably priced good beer.

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Photo of cartagena
3.7/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3

Good place for me since it is at the main mall and the wife love to go there for shopping, I refill my growler weekly for decent price ($7.50) to go with my weekly case of beer.

People working there could be a bit happier and more knowledgeable about the beer but they are alright.

The mug club card keeps me coming back for more points/prize and beer.

Some Food are good (chips and tuna) while other are bad and fatty.

As I said, good place to hang out while the wife shops and I just wait and drink a few.

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Photo of hopdog
3.68/5  rDev -2.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Typical chain Rock Bottom look and feel to it. They do, however, come out with some nice seasonal at times. One of the best American Made Tripels I've had, came out of this location. Food is typical Rock Bottom (the Chicken Mac 'n Cheese is really good). Kids like coming here (a plus in my books!). Another nice thing about this one is the location; located right inside the King of Prussia Mall. You can take the spouse shopping and sneak off for a pint or two (she's happy and you become happy to be walking around a mall!).

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Photo of sholland119
4.16/5  rDev +10.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3

By the standards of brewpubs, this one is pretty good all around. We were big fans of its previous incarnation (Brew Moon) but the beers were pretty forgettable in Rock Bottom's early days. This, combined with the smoky bar, dropped this one off of our list, but we have started to go back occasionally.

There is about a 20 seat angled bar in the back (with a bunch of tables also; this used to be the smoking area) and a very cool dining room in front. Nice glass half walls break up the dining room into cozier areas. I am a big fan of the exposed ceilings and modern feel of the dining area in particular.

The beer is now pretty good on the whole. As long as the Prussia's Pride IPA is on, I am happy. There are always 8 or 9 taps and a cask on.

Food is pretty hit or miss. On last visit, Vickie liked the pub tips and the cheese dip and nachos were hits with the kids. I had the puniest hamburger I have seen in a restaurant in quite a while. The kitchen still managed to undercook it. And the server never stopped back to see if everything was ok so I was stuck with it.

Service is pleasant and absent minded as is common in a collegiate waitstaff.

A good place to stop for a pint and a snack.


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Photo of ffejherb
4.13/5  rDev +9.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

My wife and I always make it a point to swing by for at least one beer when we trek to Philly for the weekend. Rock Bottom has solid brews, good specials and a comfortable, clean atmosphere that is conducive to kicking back and enjoying a beer or three.

We've been at the KOP brewpub on several occasions recently, and they always seem to have good specials. They have a daily happy hour that features $3 brews and appetizers, which is definitely a favorite among regulars, because it is typically packed. Even more popular seems to be the $2 draft day, which occurs every Thursday. Yup, drafts are only $2 each! They have an awesome mug club that is FREE to join, and you automatically get upgraded to a 20-oz. mug when you order a beer. Each time you visit, you acculumate points that you can redeem for Rock Bottom swag. They even send regular emails out, including coupons and specials for Mug Club members. The last time we went, we each got $10 of free food and drink... just for being members!

At any rate, their beers are also pretty solid. While I've never had my mind blown by any of their offerings, pretty much everything I've had here has been solid. The have a nice line-up of flagship brews, and complement these five standards with rotating dark beer, brewer's reserve and cask selections.

Overall, the brewpub is quite spacious and, at times, impersonal, but we typically sit at the bar, where we always get top-notch service that is friendly and quick. I would even go so far as saying that some of their bertenders are among the best with which I've come into contact.

Rock Bottom's KOP brewpub is a short detour off I-76 if you are heading into Philly, and is located right in the KOP Mall. I definitely recommend stopping in (especially during one of the aforementioned special times) for a few brews. And don't forget to join the Mug Club!

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Photo of joeyspit
4.13/5  rDev +9.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

I visit often (every Thursday for lunch since I work around the corner) and really enjoy the place. The appearance is very comfortable with a long bar, high top tables and booths in the bar area and then a quieter dining table area which leads to and has an entrance to the mall. Service has always been good and all servers know the the beers pretty well. That says a lot. They have their 4 regulars (Lager, Lt lager, Amber and an excellent IPA) plus 2-3 seasonals and a cask. The IPA was on cask and the seasonals were a Barleywine which tapped the night before, a Belgian Wit and a Porter. All really tasty as the brewer does a great job and is a GABF award winner.
The menu has just been expanded and they have added some really nice dishes. The flat bread sandwiches are really good along with the Brown Ale Chicken and the Brewer's Club. These are my favorites but don't be afraid to try different things as I've always had a good meal.
This place will pack it in on Thursdays because they have $2 pints all day.
This is a great place to go if you're taking the wife shopping or just stopping in. Wait staff is always friendly and welcoming.

Definitely worth checking out.

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Photo of Umbra
4.03/5  rDev +6.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

Atmosphere: they got the interior decorated much like Baltimore's DuClaw locations, lots of soft neutral colors and such. The setup is two sided, with the side closest to the mall being dining and the side closest the parking lot being the bar. It was surprisingly quiet in the dining area, while having music and a bunch of talkers chatting away in the bar area. I was alone, so I sat at a high top near the bar and zoned to ESPN. A good dozen or so bar patrons on a Monday night, with many being mug club members.
Quality: Beers were all adequate and the service was quick and affable.

Service: Had plenty of service to hit both the tables and the bar. One didn't have to wait very long. The waitresses knew the beer and could discuss them, something too many brewpubs can't say.

Selection: Had a half dozen regulars, two seasonals, and a cask. All were their own beers. I didn't ask nor check if they carried anyone eleses--who needs that at a brewpub anyway? I stuck with the seasonals and the cask, as these are usually more interesting that the pedestrian brews. All were on spot, though nothing really wowed me.

Food was fancy pub grub. It was plentiful and quick. It soaked down the brews and helped with my stumble across the parking lot to the hotel.

Overall: The only negative I had was the lack of real beer description for everything available. Probably half the beers weren't on the official description part, which would've been nice. Additionally, though I couldn't find it on the menu, they do have a pretty nice sampler. I came here instead of another trip to Teresa's next door. They have a better selection, but its a little drive and there are no teevees (a definite negative when I'm alone with no reading material). I'll be stopping back often as the Crowne Plaza is right across the street.

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Photo of Kegatron
4/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

I've been going here pretty frequently over the last 2 years, so I figured that I should probably finally do a beerfly. First off, we've been to a few other Rock Bottom restaurants and this one is hands down the largest that we've seen. It's probably a product of its surroundings, being located in the ultra huge and busy King of Prussia mall. The mall entrance leads into the large front dining area while the equally ginormous bar area has its own entrance from the back parking areas. The only stupid thing is that if you enter from the mall, you have to walk the whole way to where the bar (and the hostess station) is. We've always eaten and drank in the bar area because of the more festive vibe (as opposed to the much quieter dining area), either sitting at the rather large bar itself or at one of the surrounding tables, of which there are a ton. Game tables and plenty of TVs for watching sports add to the fun vibe. The only downside is the constant heavy smoking that can occur during busy times but hopefully that won't be a problem anymore later this year.

The Rock Bottom chain is pretty maligned for the beer quality at some of their locations but not here. Ever since head brewer Brian McConnel came on the job a couple of years ago, the beer quality has skyrocketed with everything from their staple beers to a ton of tasty seasonals (including some really well done IPAs) showing a vast improvement in quality. Selection is great as well with 4 staples on at all times and usually anywhere from 2-3 seasonals on as well. They also always have a cask selection on the hand pump, most often being one of the seasonals when available but also the Prussia's Pride IPA as a reliable fallback. And of course, I'd be remiss if I didn't mention the Mug Club here. If you join, you get to drink out of a 20 oz mug (and a lot of times, they'll let the people with you drink out of them as well, even if they aren't members), earn points towards free swag, get offers and discounts via e-mail, and most of all, IT'S FREE! You can't beat that!

The food here is good but on the pricier side. Most sandwich/burgers platters run in the lower teens while most entrees can creep up towards $20 or more. To be fair, you do usually get a lot of food for the price and well, in case you haven't noticed, YOUR AT THE KING OF PRUSSIA MALL! Seriously though the food menu has a lot of selections and there are some lower priced options if you don't want to break the bank. I've heard complaints about the service here but we've never had a bad visit. Even when it's been fairly busy, we've had courteous and prompt service. All in all, if you haven't been here in a couple of years because you've been you had a bad experience or were warned about "crappy corporate brewpub beer" than I definitely recommend you check this place out again, as I think that it's definitely improved and worth visiting again.

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Photo of scoobybrew
3.88/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3 | food: 4

What can I say? Rock Bottom is a decent chain and the beer and food are always decent. I may not always be blown away by what they have on hand, but they carry a consistent level of quality no matter what location you're at. This location was no exception. The wife and I stopped here on a recent trip. It was very close to our hotel. We had drinks there one night after visiting Victory and dinner after doing touristy stuff in Philadelphia. The staff is friendly and prompt and the place has a comfortable feeling. The beer was fairly average, but done well. One variety (American Dream) was available on cask.

This probably isn't a 'beer destination' but it's conveniently located next to numerous hotels in a decent area.

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Photo of HopDerek
4.28/5  rDev +13.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Visit this place often, but after being to several other Rock Bottom's, I decided it was time to review this one.

Located in the King of Prussia Mall complex, parking is free, but could be somewhat complicated depending on the time of day and year, luckily they have a separate entrance from outside. Having previously been a Brew Moon, the change over to a Rock Bottom was fairly easy, but they kept most of the arrangement the same. Entering from the Mall you are in the dining area, and must walk midway through the place to get to the hostess stand (which is right inside the outside entrance). The dining area has lots of tables and keeps the microbrew vibe fairly quiet, with only the tanks and kettles visible through 1 wall. The bar area, on the other hand, is one of the better ones I've seen at a RB, with lots of room at the bar for over 20, as well as plenty of tables and booths. Televisions are everywhere, displaying various sports. Directly in the center of the bar is the current taps list with ABVs and descriptions of the brews.

Besides the usual beers that Rock Bottoms brew like a lager, light lager, pale ale, and amber ale, they've also got a terrific IPA on at all times as well as usually 3 or 4 seasonals and 1 cask. It seems every month they release 1 regularly scheduled seasonal and 1 special seasonal that the brewer picks. Sometimes it's a dark lager, sometimes an Imperial Stout or a barleywine, but it's always something worth a try, as the brewer does a fantastic job.

The food is typical for a Rock Bottom, with burgers, sandwiches, steaks, fish, pasta, salads, and appetizers, but everything is tasty and flavorful. Service is pretty good, the wait staff is usually very attentive, as is the bar staff, and the only time I've ever waited a bit was when I was at a table in the bar area and it was loud and crowded.

Being in an area saturated with amazing brewpubs, it's easy to overlook Rock Bottom, but I think the place is great. Definitely worth a visit every month or so. Heck, it's in a mall, bring your wife, make her drive, and let her shop while you enjoy the brews.

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Photo of NJpadreFan
4.35/5  rDev +15.4%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Rock Bottom- King of Prussia, PA

Finally reviewing this place after visiting several times.

Drove out on a Sunday afternoon, almost 100 degrees outside. Took about 45-50 minutes to get here, parked in the garage between Nordstoms and Sears. Sat at a booth and was helped immediately. Waitress was friendly and fast. I drank, on this visit, a Czech Mate Pilsner and American Dream IPA. I ate the Brown Ale Chicken which was 1 of the best meals I've ever had at a brewpub! My wife had the Chicken Ceasar salad, also had the Titan Toothpicks (taquito's) Food was delicious, the beers were very good, and I finally jined the Mug Club.
Another great drinking/ dining experiance at Rock Bottom. Total bill was arond $50 so it was definitely reasonable.

Awesome beers and food! A must stop for anyone within an hour range!

***re-reviewed 01/04/09!***
Stopped in here a few times during the holiday shopping season. Chicken fried chicken is a must!! Food here is delicious and their beer is top notch the best of the 3 Rock Bottom's I've been to(San Diego, MN, KOP) and (bold statement here) probably the best of the whole chain!

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4.15/5  rDev +10.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

My fiancee forced me along on a shopping trip to King of Prussia with the promise of Rock Bottom, ensuring me that the food was tasty and of course, there'd be good beer to be had. I previously had a growler of their Prussia's Pride IPA, which was excellent, so I figured it might be a fine trip.

We showed up around 11:30 in the morning, and were the second or third table of the day to be seated. I started off with a pint of their cask IPA, which was above average, even if a bit over "sparklerized". She ordered the Brewer's Club and I was enticed by the "Bourbonzola" Burger, nothing like whiskey infused barbecue sauce and blue cheese.

The food showed up about 10 minutes later, and I followed the IPA with a glass of their Czech Mate Pilsner. Great beer, noble hopped to the max, and good with the very satisfying burger.

By the way, skip fries with your sandwich and go right for the malt vinegar chips, housemade and delicious.

The atmosphere was a bit pre-fabricated, but all together, this is a place that will help disspell the myth that all chains suck.

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Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery in King Of Prussia, PA
86 out of 100 based on 56 ratings.