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

740 N Plankinton Ave
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53203-2403
United States

(414) 276-3030 | map
www.rockbottom.com

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BEER STATS
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472
Reviews:
1,501
Ratings:
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PLACE STATS
Score:
83
Reviews:
25
Ratings:
52
Avg:
3.55
pDev:
0%
 
 
Taps:
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Bottles/Cans:
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Beer-to-Go:
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Reviews: 25 | Ratings: 52
Reviews by BeerBelcher:
Photo of BeerBelcher
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 3.5

I met my wife here for lunch. There seemed to be nothing truly outstanding about the place from a BA perspective, but our food was pretty solid.

It is January in Milwaukee, so I feel I'm likely short-changing this place on the "atmosphere" dimension, as it is right along the walk-way on the river, so I imagine its atmostphere is much cooler in the summertime. Interior is nice, although I found parking to be a hastle. Only later did I learn that the lot store has valet service to Rock Bottom, and after validation parking is only $0.50.

The food was good. My wife and I both had pizza and we split a salad. The pizza crust was particularly good. Beers (IPA and a dubbel, reviewed separately) were OK, but not particularly outstanding. I've been to less nicely appointed brewpubs with worse food and much better beer.

They have a pretty good selection of beer...maybe 8 brews, two of which rotate.

Lunch was about $30 between the two of us...2 x pizzas, 1 x salad, 1 x iced tea, and 2 x beers, which is right on the edge of what I'd consider reasonable.

Not bad, but I probably won't be back.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of BYOFB
4.09/5  rDev +15.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of Biggiekrock627
2.34/5  rDev -34.1%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 2.5 | service: 2 | selection: 2.25 | food: 2.75

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.1/5  rDev -12.7%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 3.75

Over on the MIlwaukee River, downtown, you get the Rock Bottom, a chain of Midwest brewpubs. Lots of old school wood trimmings for the atmosphere, sports meets pub. Large inside and patio area. Quality is average as can be. Nothing disgusting, nothing to die for.

Service seems pretty meh about their job/beer. Selection is the normal stuff. I think the pub good is slightly above average.

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Photo of therealJAYZ
3.81/5  rDev +7.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of mwaltz99
3.76/5  rDev +5.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of 03fatboy
3.55/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.25

lots & lots Of fine Beers Ck out all the Taps and on the water too!

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Photo of UWBadgerFan4Life
3.81/5  rDev +7.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of CreedeSon
3.81/5  rDev +7.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of twb0392
3.23/5  rDev -9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3

Photo of RJB66
4.2/5  rDev +18.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of italianstallion
3.36/5  rDev -5.4%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.5

Photo of bowzer4birdie
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of Eman17
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of hansenm72
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of stouts4me
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

Same beers as at most of the franchise, but the location is great, right on the river walk.Food is very good.

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Photo of Alpar
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of BarrelAgedG
3/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of Akrueg7272
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of Dief88
4/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of Bodurtha
3/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of blue-dream
2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

Photo of TX-Badger
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of derkfromwi
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of ktlthrashers
4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

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Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery in Milwaukee, WI
83 out of 100 based on 25 ratings.
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