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Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

Not Rated.
Rock Bottom Restaurant & BreweryRock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
BEER AVG
3.75/5
Based on:
466 Beers
3,149 Hads
Place Score: 86
Reviews: 44
Visits: 79
Avg: 3.8
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 | map
www.rockbottom.com

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Reviews: 44 | Visits: 79
Reviews by frazbri:
Photo of frazbri
3.25/5  rDev -14.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 2.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Rock Bottom was my first stop in Denver before the GABF.

This Rock Bottom looks very similar to the other RB locations I've been to. (glassed in brewhouse, exposed ductwork,...) If it ain't broke, don't fix it.

The only real issue I had with this place was service. We were seated out on the patio and forgotten. We were served eventually, but things remained slow. I think we saw our server three times: taking the order, bringing the drinks, and bringing the check. (a 4th time if you count bring back the change) Everything else was fine.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of siddhartha
1/5  rDev -73.7%
vibe: 1 | quality: 1 | service: 1 | selection: 1 | food: 1

Photo of erk0607
3.89/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of gilgar
4.53/5  rDev +19.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Photo of BeerBucks
3.88/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of Topphawg
4.13/5  rDev +8.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of hophead723
4.16/5  rDev +9.5%
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 +10%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of KLHBB
3.53/5  rDev -7.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3

Photo of evan35
3.79/5  rDev -0.3%
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 -6.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of jihadFRANK
2.99/5  rDev -21.3%
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 -14.5%

Photo of newbeeraday
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of Mlkluther
3/5  rDev -21.1%

Average food and average beer and generic atmosphere.

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Photo of Blazer22
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of TheyCallMeYukon
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of kingpin1010
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of yemenmocha
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of Sheehan50
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

Photo of spointon
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of Billolick
3.9/5  rDev +2.6%
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 -7.9%

Photo of BMMillsy
3.85/5  rDev +1.3%
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 +18.4%

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