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Rock Bottom Brewery Restaurant - La Jolla

4.5
237 reviews
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$30 and under
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Brewery
Perfect For:
  • Casual
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for Groups
A lively and casual dining experience, we feature fresh, handcrafted beers brewed on premise and an innovative menu. Our beers range in style from Pale Ales and Light Lagers to Stouts, Belgian-styles and Amber Ales. We also brew many specialty and seasonal beers, all of which are handcrafted by our Brewmaster using her own original recipes.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Brewery, American, Comfort Food
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Hours of operation
SUN 11am - 12am
MON 11am - 12am
TUES 11am - 12am
WED 11am - 12am
THUR 11am - 12am
FRI 11am - 1am
SAT 11am - 1am
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Phone number
(858) 450-9277
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Alberto Lucatero
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Catering
Catering events can be arranged through our Banquet Coordinator. Go to http://www.rockbottom.com/la-jolla/banquets to see our offerings.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
La Jolla Village Drive
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Parking details
We have a parking lot surrounding the restaurant and valet parking available as well.
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Entertainment
Join us on the patio for live entertainment every saturday night at 7 PM
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Come check out the Pinnacle Room, our private upstairs space that"s perfect for large & small functions alike.

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What 237 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
4.3
food
4.5
service
4.4
ambience
4.4
value
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined 5 days ago

Came for a birthday early dinner and drinks. Everyone liked the food, and the waitress recommended an IPA that was very good. My stuffed peppers were spicy and better than expected. Had a quesadilla appetizer that surprised everyone. One of our party, who works nearby, had been there several times; she enjoyed our Saturday 5:30 pm time -- not wall-to-wall people. Gave 4, not 5 stars for luke-warm french fries, and took a long time to get out food, even though place was very "empty."

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Went for Sunday lunch. It wasn't busy. Great food and was easy for a larger group to talk and hear each other. And great food and wait staff! And did I say the food was great?!

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5.0Dined on April 2, 2018

The nachos were a great way to kickoff our meal. They 're made with real cheese, just the right amount. The chips remained crunchy. They weren't laden down with "stuff." They had just the right amount of toppings. The three of us were still ready for our meal when it came.

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

I ve been coming to RB for 16 years! It’s a wonderful experience all around! Keep up the good work!

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5.0Dined on February 28, 2018

This place is always fun. Great food, even better beer.

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4.0Dined on February 21, 2018

I came here with friends to celebrate my birthday I had lots of fun and the food was pretty good!

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4.0Dined on February 21, 2018

Typical Brewery kind of place. Food is pretty good. Service was great. Not expensive. My wife top sirloin was really excellent. My enchiladas was just OK. Wouldn't order again.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

We were going to a play across the street at UCSD Jacob Weiss theater and wanted a quick bite but not Fast Food before the play. This was perfect! Great food, great service and 20% off since we were going to the play!

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4.0Dined on February 11, 2018

We got there at the 11:30 opening and were seated and ordered in good time. Food was fine and prices were OK. Wait staff and greeter were friendly and helpful.

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4.0Dined on February 10, 2018

We really enjoyed it. The food was great, the beer was perfect and the pretty drink almost had her ordering another.

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5.0Dined on February 4, 2018

Super Bowl

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3.0Dined on December 20, 2017

Took a bit to get our orders but it was lunch during the holiday season. we had veggie burgers, tacos and the 2 am burger (excellent). 5 orders arrived on time after about 30 minutes 9see first sentence) and the 6 th order was wring so it had to be redone. it finally arrived and the restaurant didnt chrge for it so that made up for it. if you have a large group go early. good choices.

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4.0Dined on December 17, 2017

Food was good, not as noisy as I'd thought, seating uncomfortable!

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5.0Dined on December 7, 2017

Fun place to go as a group.

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4.0Dined on December 2, 2017

Great service, excellent meal. Not quite as cool as some of the other RB's in the chain, like DT LA. A bit younger college skew but fine with that. Very attentive staff, comfortable and gracious.

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4.0Dined on November 24, 2017

Service was a little poor. I sat a while before I was approach by another waitress asking if I had been seen. She brought me water and it still took a while before my waitress arrived, then on 2 occasions food that we didn't order came to the table. Everything seemed a little disorganized. We enjoyed the food but service could definately use some improvement.

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4.0Dined on November 24, 2017

Terrific food and beer. Great to dine before performance at LA Jolla Playhouse.

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5.0Dined on November 11, 2017

The reviews are true! This is a great place. They were very accommodating when I needed my motorized scooter plugged in, when I wanted the Cowboys game on and when I asked for more jalapeños. Our server was happy and accommodating and we were very comfortable. I loved the vibe and the people. The food was solid too!

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5.0Dined on November 7, 2017

The food choices were great and everyone loved their selection.

Our waiter was very attentive, courteous and fun.

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4.0Dined on November 5, 2017

very good service. prices are decent. the food is typical bar and grill fare but tasty. overall a good place to hang out.

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3.0Dined on October 28, 2017

We went for lunch. I had the pulled pork and upgraded to the Mac n cheese side dish. By far the worst Mac n cheese I have ever had in a restaurant. The pulled pork was dry!!! My wife and niece both had the lobster and shrimp enchiladas. They were very happy with their meals. The service was excellent. The waitress took my meal off the bill, and since we were celebrating birthdays, she comped us dessert. The carrot cake is sooooo delicious. Of course, that could have been just because I was starving since my meal wasn't edible.

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5.0Dined on October 10, 2017

Rock Bottom is always great. It's quiet at lunchtime so good for a business meeting and it's fun in the evening especially in the bar - which is noisy in the evening. The food is very good value and the beer is good. Most of the servers are young and have worked there for a long time -- they care about getting to know the customers and giving great service.

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5.0Dined on October 6, 2017

Love the pretzel bread & Mac n cheese!! Our server, Megan (from TX) was fantastic!

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1.0Dined on October 3, 2017

There are better places to eat. Every thing was just ok.

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2.0Dined on September 22, 2017

We went here based on the reviewed of others online but we were not please. The Asiago Artichoke & Crab Dip hardly has any crab and came very loose not as a thick dip to use on the toasted crostinis and not tasty either. The classic buffalo wings do not have much taste and came a bite dry. The steak is tender but again no taste. The batter on the onion rings did not came crispy. Their famous Bacon Chicken Mac 'N Cheese was a very big disappointment. It is so loose in the cream sauce, bacon wasn't even crispy and chicken has no taste. The Lobster & Shrimp Enchiladas I did not even tasted any lobster and it has ways too much green chile cream on top. We were very disappointed with the meals and regardless to say we left a lot of food behind uneaten with paying over $100.00. This place is probably good for the bar and watching games. However the service was very good.

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5.0Dined on August 30, 2017

Always good!

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2.0Dined on August 25, 2017

Slow and loud

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5.0Dined on August 12, 2017

Food was delicious and the beer was good also! Service was awesome and we had a great time!

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4.0Dined on August 5, 2017

Where's our points?

Poor server, was super nice and polite but seemed to be on his own and very busy. Food was very good

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2.0Dined on August 1, 2017

I made a reservation for a group of coworkers at 8:15. When we showed up, the restaurant was over half empty, yet they didn't have a table ready for us. It took them until 8:45 to finally seat us. The hostess ignored us and barely looked up from her tablet.

Our server was very nice, but new, and he messed up several of our drink and food orders. He did correct them.

It took over two hours to get our drinks, food and bills. It was a very long dinner.

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1.0Dined on July 29, 2017

Were seated right away, earlier than our reservation. Loud, crowded and waiters were overloaded. Food came out wrong the first time and when it finally came out right, it just wasn't good at all. Bill was wrong and we were overcharged. Waiters seemed to be doing their best but the kitchen just isn't up to par. I'd only go for drinks but it's not a place we will ever go to again.

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3.0Dined on July 5, 2017

I ordered the jambalaya and the chicken/sausage was over cooked. Didn't taste like jambalaya either, it was like they just dumped a Cajun sauce on it and that was all. I could have made it much better myself at home. I went here several years ago and had great lobster tacos. Where did all the sea food on the menu go? Also, it was very loud. All the TVs were obnoxious. Service was friendly though. Gave us samples of beer just because.

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5.0Dined on June 14, 2017

I always enjoy coming over there now and then for a delicious lunch or dinner and it never disappoints.

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4.0Dined on June 4, 2017

Fun place, good food, dependable neighborhood spot.

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3.0Dined on June 4, 2017

Good value. A great place to meet befor going to the La Jolla Play House.

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2.0Dined on May 27, 2017

Place was LOUD and wouldn't recommend if you want to have conversation during your meal. Service was just like most of the reviews stated: poor. Beer selection is very good. Food is meh.

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3.0Dined on May 24, 2017

Beer is clearly their reason for being. Since we don't drink, it was just an okay dining experience. Good food but nothing to rave about.

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3.0Dined on May 20, 2017

Overall good venue, but service was marginal... had a group of 14 and clearly the bar staff and table staff don't share tips because we we constantly hounded about closing our bar tab... and it didn't help that our table wasn't ready at our reserved time. I've had better experiences at a Rock Bottom Brewery in the past. This was pretty disappointing. I don't expect to recommend this venue again for a larger group of friends to get together.

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4.0Dined on May 19, 2017

Great food, good service. I would definitely go back again if in San Diego.

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5.0Dined on May 19, 2017

Great food, drinks and excellent service. They brew their own beer.

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