Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

BEER AVG
3.73/5
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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BEER STATS
Beers:
479
Reviews:
1,510
Ratings:
3,232
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PLACE STATS
Score:
87
Reviews:
44
Ratings:
82
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
0%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
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Reviews: 44 | Ratings: 82
Reviews by Jayli:
Photo of Jayli
3.83/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 2.5

In a recent trip to Denver, a work counter part thought this would be the perfect place to take me given my affinity for beer. We went on a Friday evening around 6-6:30ish. Given the time and day, I was pleasantly surprised by how quickly we were seated. The atmosphere is typical chain decor, but was clean and the staff seemed friendly. The menu wasn't too overly brazen, but had some interesting items. I was extremely disappointed with my food (and that's an understatement) - wild rice, mushroom and chicken. The chicken was flavorless and wild rice and mushroom combo left a bit to be desired. My dining companion was impressed with the enchiladas though - so perhaps my selection was the poor choice.
The service was phenomenal - our waitress was attentive without being overbearing. At no time did we wait for drinks (be it alcohol or water) and she was extremely pleasant.
I got the Brewmaster's Smoked Porter. My initial plan was to try the Smoked Porter and then sample another beer or two from their menu as I hadn't been to a Rock Bottom before. That was the plan anyway - the Smoked Porter was fantastic and found myself sticking with that rather than branching out.
I am not sure that I would eat here again, but I would definitely be up to trying additional beers here.

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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
3.73 out of 5 based on 3,232 ratings.
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