Red Rock Brewing Company

Red Rock Brewing CompanyRed Rock Brewing Company
Red Rock Brewing CompanyRed Rock Brewing Company
Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Homebrew, Beer-to-go

254 S 200 W
Salt Lake City, Utah, 84101-1801
United States

(801) 521-7446 | map

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Ratings by marc77:
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Reviewed by marc77 from California

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5
The service, at least at the bar, seemed relatively knowledgeable about their beer. They were also very prompt and friendly. Food, although a bit pricey for a brewpub, was quite excellent-- the wood - fired oven was definitely a plus. The beers were all clean and flavorful considering the constraint placed on them by the 3.2 ABW draft limit. Busy but lively and unpretentious atmosphere. If you're ever in Salt Lake (for what reason I don't know... I was there for a conference) visit this place for sure, then walk to the other brewpubs in close proximity.
May 23, 2002
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Reviewed by Sludgeman from District of Columbia

4.11/5  rDev +7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4
Visited on a Sunday evening. A lot of places close early on Sunday so it was nice that this place was open.

Sat at the bar. Bartender was nice but at times service as spotty. I almost left because no one even acknowledged my existence.

I had the imperial stout and the tripel. The stout was very good the triple just average. A decent selection of beer styles but of course we are in Utah so you can get anything over 5 % ABV on tap. Those beers are available in a bottle or can but no opportunity for a sample taste.

Place is clean open busy. The vibe is all restaurant. Maybe on less busy hours or might be more beer oriented. Many folks say at the bar and had wine or a cocktail.
Mar 28, 2022
Rated: 3.93 by cbcrunch from Wyoming

Sep 13, 2021
Rated: 4 by atlbravsrno1 from New Hampshire

Oct 17, 2019
Rated: 3.73 by Rifugium from North Dakota

Jul 04, 2019
Rated: 3.53 by iRun2Beer from Minnesota

Dec 13, 2018
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Reviewed by mrcraft from California

3.93/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75
Red Rock Brewing is located in Downtown Salt Lake City near the Convention Center. It's a large establishment with plenty of tables and a large bar area. Due to Utah's unique alcohol laws, they only served beers 4% or less on tap.

There was a nice vibe, lots of people. I had their house Gose which I enjoyed.
Nov 03, 2018
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Reviewed by IPA17 from New Jersey

3.96/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4
Real solid brewpub with a good crowd (on a Tuesday!) and prompt service. I only had one beer but it was off the charts fantastic. Definitely worth a stop when in town. But it gets even better: Squatter's brewpub is a block away, so you get to hit 2 excellent brewpubs in one shot!
Sep 19, 2018
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Reviewed by flagmantho from Washington

3.94/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25
Red Rock is a pretty neat pizza place/brewery/sports bar right in a funky little district of Salt Lake. 14 beers, of which 4 were draft (4%) and 10 were in bottles. I focused on the draft beers, because these 4% beers are the real local flavor in Utah. I thought the quality of the beers was quite decent, with the NE IPA a standout, flavor-wise. I didn't get the pizza, but I got the roasted brussels sprouts with bacon and they were delicious.
Aug 10, 2017
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Reviewed by hawkssb04 from Utah

4.18/5  rDev +8.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25
Besides having great beer, the food here is great. My wife doesn't drink beer, but always wants to come here just for the food. The pub/restaurant is awesome, and the only part that prevents me from giving it five stars is that parking is limited, and there are a lot of vagrants in the area.
Apr 09, 2017
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Rated by Wasatch from Colorado

3.88/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5
Been here many time. Food and beer is really good, but some of those UT laws can fuck it up.
Apr 02, 2017
Rated: 4.44 by mojohawk21 from Missouri

Mar 05, 2017
Rated: 4.43 by Ironnomad from Montana

Mar 05, 2017
Rated: 3.59 by Sneakybeat from Utah

Nov 29, 2016
Rated: 4.46 by benloho from Utah

Nov 02, 2016
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Reviewed by timsoder from Utah

4.15/5  rDev +8.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.75
I've been a long time fan of Redrock. They are one of the most underrated brewers in Utah, IMHO. Excellent food; try the pizzas or the fish and chips, and a small but exceptional set of beers. The Elephino is a great double IPA and the Drioma a solid imperial stout. Their first foray into barrel aging, the Furlong, was outstanding. Overall, highly recommended.
Jul 22, 2016
Rated: 4.41 by IDABEERGUY from Idaho

Jun 07, 2016
Rated: 3.68 by DerwinWentworth from Utah

May 01, 2016
Rated: 3.55 by Smak_Hermann from Idaho

Apr 07, 2016
Rated: 4.03 by MFMB from Idaho

Nov 07, 2015
Rated: 3.64 by Gkruszewski from New York

Aug 29, 2015
Rated: 3.5 by chrisjws from California

May 21, 2015
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Rated by IckyT2012 from Florida

4.4/5  rDev +14.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5
Food is better than the beer. Eat anything on the menu. Any accompanying beer is very good to wash it down
Apr 28, 2015
Rated: 3.86 by outoffocus from Pennsylvania

Jan 09, 2015
Rated: 5 by mdruce from Utah

Nov 19, 2014
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Reviewed by Redrover from Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
This is an easy place to spot due to some nice signage.

It is a large L shaped space with lots of perimeter seating. The bar is also L shaped and is near the open kitchen with a wood fired pizza oven.

The decor reminds me a bit of what a corporate committee designing a brewpub would come up with. There is some exposed brick and ductwork, a concrete floor, granite bar and a swag station in front. It's not bad, but feels a bit sterile. It was crowded on a Tuesday evening, so they are doing something right.

The menu is large and I thought my choices were pretty tasty.

Service at the bar was a mixed bag. The two tenders seemed a bit overwhelmed and given the size and crowds, I thought they could use one more. One of the guys was nice and jovial, the other was a trifle surly and a bit stressed out. The guy next to me was livid at his poor service, my experience was slightly better. Note as the crowds thinned out, the service really ramped-up which tells me they do need a third bartender…

Beer selection is decent with 10 house drafts and 10 house bottles. The bottles are 500ml and priced fairly at $6.50 and drafts are also well priced at $4.75.

I would revisit, but have found other places in SLC that I like better
Nov 12, 2014
Rated: 4.34 by DrBass from Maryland

Oct 27, 2014
Rated: 4 by jemarent from Michigan

Sep 28, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by AlexM from California

Sep 10, 2014
Rated: 4 by LXIXME from New Mexico

Sep 06, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by DarthKostrizer from California

Jun 11, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by hoppymcgee from Maine

Apr 16, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by casapy from Idaho

Mar 17, 2014
Rated: 4.75 by Vecchiolla from Washington

Feb 25, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by WyattWhitaker from Utah

Jan 16, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by bulldogg915 from Wyoming

Nov 10, 2013
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Reviewed by RblWthACoz from Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 2.5
This won brewpub of the year at GABF? Against who?

Standard cookie cutter brewpub thing going on. Good selection of brews. Red Rock bottles some nice stuff. Le Quatre is a really interesting saison. The food sucked. They only make burgers medium-well, and I was really in the mood for a burger. At first it was the health department that mandated it. Then it was something about lawsuits. Well, I gave it a shot and gave them the benefit of the doubt. It was nasty. Totally dried out and cooked to oblivion. Not worth $0.03, let alone what I paid for it. The worst meal I had in quite some time. I didn't want to get into a returning it scenario since the initial conversation about it was basically b.s. Service was also mediocre overall. The bartender was in the corner on his phone (at the same time my burger was sitting out waiting to be picked up, I think). After several other less than professional interactions with the staff on two other occasions besides this, I can say without hesitation that this place is more committed to milking the cow than providing an interesting experience. Nice bottled beer. Lame brewpub experience.
Oct 12, 2012
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Reviewed by StonedTrippin from Colorado

3.7/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4
my first brewery in utah. a very standard applebee's type setup inside a fairly large facility. tanks visible in the back, bar in the middle, wood fired pizza oven working hard as well, comfortable but unexciting space. nine or ten beers on tap, six of which were light pilseners, golden ales, or lagers, definitely seems like a more mass appeal and session beer type of place, all drafts at 4% abv per law, but the two bottles i had from here were both extraordinary, way more ambitious too, so they appear capable of anything. the elephino double ipa, and the reve belgian ale were highlights. beers were fairly priced and the wood oven pizza i ate was really nice, as was our cajun shrimp appetizer. service was decent, if a bit slow and impersonal, but fine overall for a pretty busy and good sized place. overall a cool place to go for a few pints and a bite to eat, but stick to drinking their bottles selections, which i found a lot more unique and interesting than i did most of the beers on their tap list.
Apr 18, 2012
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Reviewed by youbrewidrink from Vermont

4.45/5  rDev +15.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5
Classic brewpbub, lots of wood and glass, large bar and plenty of seating.

The service was prompt and friendly right from the start, we were there during a shift changes and the servers did not miss a beat.

The beers were true to style and there was at least 8 beers to choose from. Nothing outstanding, nothing bad.

The food was great, we started with the bar crackers and all had specials for dinner.

All in all this is definitely worth a visit if your in SLC, a big plus that it is within walking distance of the Gateway Mall.
Jun 13, 2011
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Reviewed by busternuggz from California

4.18/5  rDev +8.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5
Red Rock was a kinda classy pub place, laid back but nice. The menu has fancy foods and pub fare.
The beers were pretty decent, I particularly enjoyed their pilsner and wet hop harvest ale. The stout and porter were light and passable, but they have those ABV laws for taps in Utah, so what can you do.
The service was quick and friendly. Got a cool beer nerd bartender who was happy to give me samples of everything before I tried it and talked beer with me for a while. My food came out pretty quickly.
They have a range of tap beers and some big bottle stuff (higher alcohol ones). Their Elephant DIPA was pretty good.
The food was delicious, I got the warm shrimp salad with pistachios, grapefruit, potatoes, and blue cheese. It was pretty awesome. The prices are a little high but seem to be comparable to other places in downtown Salt Lake City. Their pints were like $4.85 I think, cheaper than Squatters Pub (and less crowded).
I enjoyed this place, glad I found it on accident around the corner from Squatters Pub.
Feb 03, 2011
Red Rock Brewing Company in Salt Lake City, UT
Brewery rating: 3.63 out of 5 with 728 ratings