Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

BEER AVG
3.72/5
Rock Bottom Restaurant & BreweryRock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

1001 16th Street
Denver, Colorado, 80265
United States

(303) 534-7616 | map
rockbottom.com

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86
Ratings:
82
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3.81
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Ratings: 82 |  Reviews: 44
Reviews by Czap:
Photo of Czap
3.95/5  rDev +3.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Rock Bottom consistantly has the same styles throughout the country, but each style varies from restaurant to restaurant depending on the brewer's inspiration. I like that. It sort of makes up a bit for being a chain. The food is always good and they do have some more interesting things on the menu, not your normal chain pub fare. Once again a notch on the positive side. I guess my reccuring theme here is that Rock Bottom seems to go out of their way to avoid seeming like a chain, which is probably why they are as popular amoung the beer geeks as they are. The Denver location is, in my opinion, better than the Downtown Chicago restaurant. The atmosphere is nicer, better view and the dining area seems much more roomy and flows a lot better. The beers are good, nothing great, but nothing poor. I suggest a flight since some of the styles change from season to season. I find RB's hoppier ales seem to be some of their better brews and I have had a couple of their stouts that just didn't do it for me. Good place to go in downtown Denver where, surprisingly to me, there are not as many places to find good beer as I thought there would be.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of IckyT2012
4.1/5  rDev +7.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of Butchnasty
5/5  rDev +31.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of GRFounder
4.66/5  rDev +22.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

Photo of siddhartha
1/5  rDev -73.8%
vibe: 1 | quality: 1 | service: 1 | selection: 1 | food: 1

Photo of erk0607
3.89/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of gilgar
4.53/5  rDev +18.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Photo of BeerBucks
3.88/5  rDev +1.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of Topphawg
4.13/5  rDev +8.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of hophead723
4.16/5  rDev +9.2%
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 +9.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of KLHBB
3.53/5  rDev -7.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3

Photo of evan35
3.79/5  rDev -0.5%
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 -7.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of jihadFRANK
2.99/5  rDev -21.5%
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 -14.7%

Photo of newbeeraday
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Mlkluther
3/5  rDev -21.3%

Average food and average beer and generic atmosphere.

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Photo of Blazer22
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of TheyCallMeYukon
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of kingpin1010
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of yemenmocha
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Sheehan50
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of spointon
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of Billolick
3.9/5  rDev +2.4%
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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Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery in Denver, CO
3.72 out of 5 based on 3,242 ratings.
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