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Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

#175 of 7,936 Restaurants in Chicago}
$$ - $$$American, ,
1 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60654-4806
+1 312-755-9339
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good49%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pretzels” (19 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60654-4806
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went here on a Friday night and got right in. Large beer selection. 3 of us. Wings were good with a peppery flavor. Had the 2 a.m. Burger, very good and Cole slaw also good. Wife had a burger and fries that she enjoyed. Stepson...More

Thank MDWiese
Reviewed 6 days ago

Stopped for dinner after Bear game and had a good meal. Three entrees, bacon cheeseburger, mac and cheese, and Cajun pasta. All were very good, good size portions, excellent flavor, and served at good temperature. A good selection and a variety of items on the...More

Thank dabears11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the first time I hit up their rooftop and it's worth a stop in. They have decent beers for a chain brewery and haven't had their food in a long time so don't know how that is now. It's just a fun place...More

Thank hart277
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for a drink on a Friday afternoon. It was packed! Very fun place with a nice beer selection.

Thank BML111
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in to try some beer flights which was a good deal. The menu said $6.50 for 6 flights. They were good beers. When we got our checks we were charged $7.75? We asked our server and she offered no clue. She said she...More

Thank bjorn5555
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A seemingly no brainer selection given the brew pub description. The service was the best part quick and efficient. But the food and drinks were lack-luster. My child's mac and cheese was old and likely from a box, my wife's fajitas were burned making the...More

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently visited Rock Bottom Brewery for food, drinks and a family catch up. Our group of 7 really enjoed our experience. - Excellent food - Amazing cocktails - Great staff - Fab roof top bar - Brilliant atmosphere

Thank CLG98765
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service was prompt and helpful menu suggestions were offered for food and beer pairings. The restaurant was clean and the prices were reasonable.

Thank Kathy P
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We had a good family meal here. I chose the tacos from the lite menu. It is nice the menu tells you calorie count on most items, including dessert! The 1000-2000 calorie dessert made me not want to have it! Entrees from 10-25$ each. Kids...More

Thank amybrushaber
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The bourbon glazed salmon paired nicely with the Hop Bomb IPA. At 70 IBU, it is just right for me. Prices were very reasonable, and the food came quickly, however our server was pretty slow bringing the check after I asked for it and then...More

Thank Mark M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60654-4806
  • Public Transportation: Rock Bottom is located right off of the Red Line at the Grand Ave. stop.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighbourhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-755-9339
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