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Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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115 Stuart St, Boston, MA 02116-5609
+1 617-742-2739
11:30 - 00:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 00:00
Fri 11:30 - 01:00
Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was good, had the pulled chicken tacos. But was hard to eat without making a mess. Had to use a fork at times. They make their own beer which was good, but took a long time to get one cause the waiter came back to tell me the bartenders were very busy and my beer would take a while.

Thank Mark M
Boston, MA
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155 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

10 young boys - 8 adults before a show. Waitress handled this crowd well. Service was timely - food was ok. No reason to not go again.

Thank N0t4Us
Fountain Valley, California
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427 reviews
361 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Disappointing beers. Tried a few others and same result. The Titan Toothpick appetizers ($9.99) consisted of four rolled tortillas filled with meat and deep fried. Portion of avocado was laughable & bbq sauce tasted straight from a bottle of Kraft and salsa was extremely mild & bland. Best thing this place had going for it was service. Alicia (server)was professional... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to put in an order for my food before I arrived at the restaurant. I called when at government center, took the train to boyslton and walked to the restaurant and still no one picked up my call. I was on hold for 8 min. The worst part is, when I walked in the hostesses were just standing and... More 

Thank LewLew22
Londonderry, New Hampshire
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78 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We haven't been here in a while. Usually have good food and beer. They didn't let us down in those departments. Service was a bit off. It appeared that they were understaffed as opposed to our server being inept. She was good, but not the service we are used to. Table did not have tableware set when we arrived. Salad... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I recently visited Rock Bottom after seeing the Blue Man Group show across the street. The food, service, beer, and price was very good. My kids absolutely loved the bacon chicken macaroni and cheese. I had the Amber Ale which was a very good beer from their line of micro brews. Definitely a place to bring a... More 

Thank Tazman230
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place, located just a block from where we were staying. Helpfull staff, the food was very good!! Excelent burguers and a large selection of beers (some of them homemade). A total surprise, especially when you were walking all day long and you need to eat something!

Thank RosarioA84
New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I made a reservation online a week in advance so they had a table waiting for us (group of 11). But it was a necessity because they were packed. It didn't effect the service to much and we got in and out in time for our show. We would definitely go back, the firecracker shrimp was amazing!

Thank Brittany S
Boston, Massachusetts
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had reservations for 2:45 before heading to a 5:00 performance to see Blue Man Group. We arrived at 2:30 and were promptly seated.at the time of arrival, the restaurant was not busy at all. There were many empty tables. After sitting at the table for 20 minutes without being acknowledged by any waitstaff, I flagged one down and asked... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Great place to eat . Menu has several options pasta,steak,pizza,salad and a children's menu so does cater for the whole family very reasonably priced also. I ate their twice on my four nights as was guarantee a good meal and atmosphere always best to book which is easy through trip advisor. Would recommend this as a pace to try .... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 25
American, Bar, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 Stuart St, Boston, MA 02116-5609
  • Public Transportation: Take the Green Line to Boylston station. Walk south one block to Stuart street and turn left. We are on the right hand side.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-742-2739
Rock Bottom offers an exciting dining experience in the heart of Boston"s Theater District embracing classic and contemporary cuisine by Chef Jeb Boyle with a thoughtful, unpretentious delivery. Rock Bottom welcomes dining guests into a comfortable, spirited atmosphere with some of Boston's best servers and bartenders, who engage guests with a wide selection of the best in local beers, shaken signature martinis, and individual wine service.

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The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where, during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting children and eager tourists through the pond. Have your camera ready to capture its peaceful beauty in the middle of a bustling city. Continue on through the Gardens and take in some open green space at the Boston Common, where you can spend time throwing a frisbee, sitting on a park bench, or, in the winter time, skating on the frog pond. Head north from the end of the Common to see the golden dome of the State House, and travel through government center to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall, both a historic and popular destination worth a quick visit for a first time to Boston. Head to Long Wharf to visit the Aquarium, or catch a boat to Charlestown or even Cape Cod.
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