Boneshaker Public House

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Type: Bar, Eatery

2168 Sunset Blvd Ste 104
Rocklin, California, 95765-4791
United States

(916) 259-2337 | map

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Added by arrow44 on 11-24-2011

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Reviews: 5 | Ratings: 8
Reviews by Fatehunter:
Photo of Fatehunter
4.13/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

It's small place in a strip mall with outdoor seating. They had around twenty quality beers on tap with another 30 or so in bottles. Most of their beers are from California and Oregon. They have a good happy hour. Their food was great, and we're going back to try all their different kinds of mac and cheese. Their basic mac and cheese was great. You order and pay at the bar, and the service there was good. In general, and especially for the area, it's great place to grab a couple beers and eat some good food.

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Photo of Beerswag
3.94/5  rDev -5.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Solid place, good beer selection.. Has a neighborhood feel which is good..more mom n pop places needed like this one..

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Photo of seagull500
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

They have a great beer selection that changes over pretty regularly; servers are personable and friendly. I and a few folks from work usually hit up the Friday lunch. Not a huge selection of food, but what they do have is absolutely fine (mac/cheese, fish tacos are highly recommended); you're here for the beer. Place is small, as others have pointed out, but manageable during the Friday lunch hour, especially when the weather is nice outside. I like this place much better than their sister business across town, the Community Brewery.

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Photo of RonBurgundyDF
5/5  rDev +20.2%

Photo of FitnessForBeer
4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of fishthe
4.03/5  rDev -3.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

The beer list is what brings me back. Typical order at the bar and seat yourself. The food menu is very limited, but if you like mac and cheese, you'll love it here. I go back about once a month and the beer list is constantly changing. The bartenders tend to know their stuff, but when it gets busy there is nowhere to sit and the line can get pretty long for a beer.

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Photo of big_kevin
4.1/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 2.75

I really like this place and if you want to get down to it, this place has a better beer selection than the Yard House on beers I actually want to drink.

The place is tiny, but at a good location. It does get crowded when busy due to the limited seating, wish it was the size of the coffee shop next door.

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Photo of deancowley
3.63/5  rDev -12.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Pros: Great rotating beer selection with plenty of variety (20 on the tap blackboard and several more in the bottle). If you are unsure about one, or conflicted between choices, they offer knowledgeable advice and ample tastings to help you decide. Really good food too with some unique dishes (e.g. carnitas mac and cheese). Nice stylish pub decor.

Cons: Pretty small place, which is only a problem because it has become so popular. So sometimes, it's difficult to find a seat. Good weather will improve since they have outside seating, but the patio stares at the back of a McDonald's and has lots of road noise. Parking is a bitch since it shares a common lot with many other places in a strip mall.

Overall Impression: Place would be perfect if it were twice the size and a little more off the beaten path. But food and beer are well worth some of the minor hassles.

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Boneshaker Public House in Rocklin, CA
4.16 out of 5 based on 8 ratings.
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