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Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

Not Rated.
Rock Bottom Restaurant & BreweryRock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
Based on:
475 Beers
3,117 Hads
Place Score: 87
Reviews: 44
Visits: 77
Avg: 3.82
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

1001 16th Street
Denver, Colorado, 80265
United States
phone: (303) 534-7616

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Reviews: 44 | Visits: 77
Reviews by BigBry:
Photo of BigBry
3.83/5  rDev +0.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

This was the first time visiting a Rock Bottom (in Denver or elsewhere). I was close to the hotel, had some time on a Monday afternoon, so said why not.
Good atmosphere, its a chain restaurant with its own beer, so you know what to expect. Bright, open, clean. I found a corner spot to watch football and a good view of the whole place. Small selection (6), but a good variety of styles. All beers I saw were fresh, served in appropriate glassware, maybe served a bit too cold - but that is pretty minor compared to some placed I have been.
Attentive and knowledgable server who offered the current specialty Happy Pils (Beer of the Day - $2.50). Also tried the Molly Brown and Red Rocks, unfortunatley the Falcon Pale had just been emptied. Looking on the board, it seems they have lots of interesting seasonals (and the release date).
The Titan Toothpicks appetizer was good, nothing spectacular on the rest of the menu, but it all looked good.
I filled out an online survey and got a free appetizer voucher for next time, I will be back and will sign up for the Mug Club too.
Very similar to the Brewster chain here, prices are way better than I am used to paying.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of gilgar
4.53/5  rDev +18.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Photo of BeerBucks
3.88/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of Topphawg
4.13/5  rDev +8.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of hophead723
4.16/5  rDev +8.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

I came here on game-day, which was overcrowded and it was hard to find a seat but that's to be expected just about everywhere so it will not factor into my rating here. There was a great selection and the prices were decent. I got the excellent Hair of the Tongue Imperial IPA and it was delicious! I in fact didn't know the ABV until I decided to check on here and it was a whopping 10.5%abv, so the beer was very well executed. The food was awesome too, we got some chicken strips that were high quality and very fresh. I would definitely recommend this great place for their selection, atmosphere, and quality. Cheers.

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Photo of sohearn
4.18/5  rDev +9.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of KLHBB
3.53/5  rDev -7.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3

Photo of evan35
3.79/5  rDev -0.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

For 16th street this was a decent blend of craft beer and inexpensive enough food.

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Photo of italianstallion
3.54/5  rDev -7.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of jihadFRANK
2.99/5  rDev -21.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 2.5 | service: 2.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 2

The beer was fine, but the food was terrible. I've stopped going to Rock Bottom because my food is never cooked properly, always overcooked. Although the selection of both beer and food are good, they don't know how to cook it.

Also, we had to wait long periods of time to order, receive drinks, and ultimately food as well.

I've been here twice, and won't go back.

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Photo of ManBearPat
3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

Photo of newbeeraday
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of Mlkluther
3/5  rDev -21.5%

Average food and average beer and generic atmosphere.

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Photo of Blazer22
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of TheyCallMeYukon
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of kingpin1010
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of yemenmocha
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of Sheehan50
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of spointon
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of Billolick
3.9/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Larger place, with a quality and comfortable feel. Nice out door seating and drinking area, as well a multiple bar areas in side. Didnt realize it was a chain upon visiting and staying a while, so thats gotta be a good thing.

Decent place for a bite or quality draft. On the less seedy and touristy side of 16th. Not a must visit destination, but served the purpose of an easy and enjoyable enough brew stop, upon getting to downtown Denver. More interesting spots were sought out afterwords

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Photo of Hopcycle
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of BMMillsy
3.85/5  rDev +0.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

Stopped in here when I arrived in Denver. Nice little place with typical mountain west decor of wood, stone, and brick. Nice big bar, some fermenters above. Helpful and friendly service, had 3 samplers with decent enough beer. Bartender didn’t charge me for any of those which was nice. Got some steak tacos and they were OK but obviously frozen chain food quality. Overall worth stopping in but no need to go out of your way.

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Photo of GeraldJackson12
4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

Photo of JHendu
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of joelambic
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery in Denver, CO
87 out of 100 based on 44 ratings.