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Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

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BEER AVG
3.75/5
Rock Bottom Restaurant & BreweryRock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

1 W Grand Ave
Chicago, Illinois, 60654-4806
United States

(312) 755-9339 | map
www.rockbottom.com

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PLACE STATS
Place Score:
88
Reviews:
69
Ratings:
116
Avg:
3.91
pDev:
9.97%
 
 
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12
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Reviews: 69 | Ratings: 116
Reviews by cratez:
Photo of cratez
3.8/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Came here with my girlfriend and parents while living in Chicago. Gorgeous, swanky interior, lots going on, fairly loud music with patrons by the bar and couples/families seated for dinner. We chose a booth by the window away from the crowd. My dad and I split a flight of seven different beers, including the American Dream IPA, Brown Bear Dark Ale, Terminal Stout, and Line Drive Light, among others. All of the brews were mediocre to above average. For food I went with the Creole Jambalaya, we all split the Brewery Nachos, and everyone enjoyed their entrees. This is a great place to have some drinks and a meal with friends or family, just don't expect much from the beer lineup.

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Photo of Suds
3.6/5  rDev -7.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.25 | food: 4

At the end of a family vacation to Chicago, I stopped into this place with my family. It was a Saturday night, and the place was absolutely packed, yet the wait wasn't quite as long as we expected. They have an open rooftop bar with a city vibe. The restaurant is fairly large, with plenty of seating. The service was prompt and friendly. We had the sampler, which was tasty and well-made. but not particularly interesting or outstanding. The food was also solid. I had an entree of beef tips that were very enjoyable.

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Photo of ZEB89
3.43/5  rDev -12.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5

Photo of DMcGirr
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Brewery chain that turns out decent food and good beer. Nothing really outstanding here, but not a bad place to hang out. Vibe would get a higher score if Chicago had a longer summer; the rooftop can be pretty nice.

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Photo of Gorf_Minor
2.88/5  rDev -26.3%
vibe: 1.75 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 3

Photo of jschott75
3.8/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of NateDyk47
3.6/5  rDev -7.9%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of Monkeyknife
3.84/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of 98green
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Stopped in at 8pm on Halloween Saturday. Was the only place that wasn't completely packed, so that is a plus for me. The beer is fine but not spectacular.

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Photo of Boone757
4.03/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of paulish
4/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Salt-n-Beer
3.56/5  rDev -9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of Kegatron
3.68/5  rDev -5.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5

Photo of plaid75
3.95/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of McAfee85
2.75/5  rDev -29.7%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3 | service: 2.25 | selection: 2.75 | food: 2.75

Nice place for an afterwork beer...food is just ok.

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Photo of JDoHo
3.59/5  rDev -8.2%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.25

Photo of 31Sam13
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of 30MinutesSouth
3.65/5  rDev -6.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of ovaltine
3.73/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of poppollutesminds
4.06/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of baybum
3/5  rDev -23.3%

Photo of Jas45678
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of bowzer4birdie
3.72/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of spycow
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of irish6174
3/5  rDev -23.3%

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Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery in Chicago, IL
88 out of 100 based on 69 ratings.
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