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Russian River Brewing Company

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Russian River Brewing CompanyRussian River Brewing Company
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49,861 Ratings
Place Score: 100
Ratings: 722
Reviews: 326
rAvg: 4.58
pDev: n/a
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[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

725 4th St
Santa Rosa, California, 95404-4407
United States
phone: (707) 545-2337

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vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

Both times I've been were during weekends.

The first time, we waited the two hours for dining while enjoying draft beers, then bought bottles of Pliny on the way out.

The second time, we bought the bottles during our wait, which was good fortune, because they ran out of the day's Pliny bottles shortly after we were seated (around 3pm on a Saturday). Wait time to be seated was a little under an hour

The wait time was expected, and the enclosed patio area is pleasant to relax on with a draft in the mild Santa Rosa weather.

The bar is always crowded on weekends, but the tenders will notice you if you are patient.

The menu is large for a brewery, and the pizzas are actually very good. The seating area is small and intimate, and makes for great service.

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vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3

Went on a Sunday, which was a mistake. Was told it would be 1 1/2 to 2 hour wait. Went back next day in early afternoon and only waited 15 min. Staff was friendly, service was kinda slow. Beer selection outstanding. Food was average at best, nothing special. Went there for the beer, was not disappointed in that.

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vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

We stopped here on our honeymoon in late april 2013. It has been my dream to go here since I turned 21. Russian RIver is my favorite brewing Company in the US. The brewpub experience lived up to my expectation.

A- A typical "brewpub" atmosphere. Set in a small to medium sized town with street parking. It has a long bar and two dining rooms. I've been in a lot of brewpubs that look pretty much exactly like this. It wasn't pliny the younger day or anything so it wasn't crazy.

Quality and selection- Perfect, in my eyes-but its Russian river. They can't go wrong! We had a sampler of all 20 beers they had on tap. I believe the Belgians/sours were redemption, supplication, temptation, consecration, and perdition. I wish they had my favorite of all time-beatification-but not so much luck. The only catch is there was only one dark beer- their porter.

Service- Fantastic. Had an hour conversation with the manager about how this is my absolute favorite brewery and how all their beers are amazing. Also had a long conversation about how it costs $25 a bottle for a 750ml in Philly of their stuff but its super reasonable at the brewpub and in California in general. He hooked us up and gave us contact information but I of course misplaced it!

Food- Awesome bar food and pizzas. A lot of brewpubs try to get fancy with their menus- but this place is a great place for homemade pizza, wings and sandwiches. The wings are baked and fantastic.

Overall- This place lived up to its reputation and my dream. I'd love to go back. This and seeing the redwoods were the highlight of my honeymoon-so its a possibility-but probably not anytime soon!

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Russian River Brewing Company in Santa Rosa, CA
100 out of 100 based on 722 ratings.