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Rock Bottom Brewery Restaurant - Milwaukee

4.2
725 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
Perfect For:
  • Casual
  • Great Beer
  • Pre/post Theatre
Welcome to Milwaukee's premiere Brewpub located on the scenic Downtown Riverwalk. Join us for our our every changing, made-from-scratch menu, along with some of our fresh handcrafted brews made by our own Brewmaster, David Bass. Whether you want to enjoy the day on our scenic patio, visit before a show at one of the local theaters, or simply catch a game ... Rock Bottom Brewery is simply the best choice for enjoying all that is "Brew City".
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Brewery, 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
(414) 276-3030
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Catering
Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery can offer your group a casual dining experience in a comfortable, entertaining atmosphere. All designed around a working brewery, Rock Bottom is the perfect place to host your group's next get together.
Contact: Erin Forsythe
Telephone: (414) 276-3030
Fax: (414) 276-8010
milwaukee.banquets@rockbottom.com
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Wells Ave
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Parking details
Adjacent Surface Lot - Daily Rates Vary

CPS Parking Lot Across Plankinton Ave. - Hourly Rates Apply
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Entertainment
Weekly Year of Beer Events. Check our our Facebook, Twitter, or website for the latest events.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Rock Bottom has 3 private dining areas for your groups from 10 to 50 people or cocktail style up to 150. Each room is unique: from a view into our working Brew House to a view overlooking the Milwaukee River to and a room with pool tables and dart boards. The restaurant is also available for buyout.

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What 725 People Are Saying
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4.2
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4.3
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4.2
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86% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Surprisingly good.

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

Another excellent meal at RB. Tried the nachos with chicken and guacamole. HUGE portion and quite good. Firecracker shrimp was also excellent. Chickend tacos on the light menu we're also very nice. As always, solid beer options.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Great time as always at the Rock Bottom Brewery. The food was delicious and our server, Taylor, was outstanding - made our whole experience just the best!!!!

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Went to dinner before a concert. Good variety on the menu and nice stiff drinks.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Great place! Staff was super helpful and friendly. Food was OUTSTANDING!!! Portions were huge. We split the pretzel chicken and still had some left over... but we did start with chicken nachos (huge and delicious) Service was fast

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Great location, awesome menu, food was fresh and prepared perfectly. Service was on point and prices were reasonable. Highly recommend!

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3.0Dined on April 3, 2018

Decent food. Beer is okay for in house beer. Service was good, waiters and waitresses were both very attentive and aware when we were ready to order. I've had better food here before but this time it was just okay...

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

We were in town for a concert at the Pabst, and Rock Bottom was an excellent choice for a great meal and convenience.

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Fantastic service! I wish I remembered her name. Our table was ready when we arrived. All of our food was great and came out as ordered. We were sat at a table toward the back which we preferred because it’s not as loud as near the bar.
We’ll be back!

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3.0Dined on March 29, 2018

The beer is consistently good. What a shame it's so dark, old, and almost grungy. It needs a new look or location, one where there's bright colors and lights. In the summer, you can't beat the patio along the river though.

I think the 1950's supper club motif is WAY out of date though. It' like it's an anachronism, an old dog that hangs in there but is dying.

The wait staff is always excellent. Thanks to MSOE and Maquette.

The bathrooms need a serious retrofitting. They've always been dark and dank and foul-smelling. It doesn't cost that much to start over - paint, lights, and flooring.

If you want today's craft brew crowd, Rock Bottom needs to rethink its look. I'd hate to see it leave the river, but someone needs to explore a site where they can build, have plenty of free parking, and have a brighter decor.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Great place to eat and close to MSO and REP show venues.

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1.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Arrived early, was told me had to wait an additional 20 mins past the time we reserved. The food on some plates was cold when it shouldn’t have been. The hostess staff was beyond rude.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Rock Bottom accommodated our large group and communicated well to prearrange with their staff. We even had our own dining room. The servers were friendly, fantastic keeping up with our drinks and informed us of their food favorites on the menu too. Great selection of menu items to meet every taste/need. Good location in downtown Milwaukee. A big thumbs up overall!!

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4.0Dined on March 24, 2018

We had a reservation for 7 and there was no wait. The staff was friendly, the beer was good, and the food was tasty. All 7 of us enjoyed the evening.

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Great food and beverage experience, as to be expected. Went for supper and a couple of cocktails before seeing a show. It definitely was "smart" to have a dinner reservation to avoid the wait and to otherwise give ourselves enough time. Rock Bottom tends to be a notch above "bar food" fare, and our most recent experience here confirmed that!

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4.0Dined on March 20, 2018

Good food, steak at right price and cooked very well. Good selection of beers. Informal ambient, friendly.

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4.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Restaurant was conveniently located near the theater.
Food was excellent. Service wasn't that great. Waitress took a long time to bring our drinks and never refilled our waters.

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2.0Dined on March 16, 2018

The Waldorf Chicken salad got two thumbs up from 2 diners, however 2 other diners were disappointed with their meals. The chicken avacado sandwich and burger were luke-warm and mashed potatoes were cold on both plates. Our server was HORRIBLE. Very unfriendly, she treated us like she didn't want to be there. Sadly, I do not think we will be returning any time soon.

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Was great! Awesome service

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5.0Dined on March 13, 2018

We typically use this place when we have a show to go to in the area. Always have had good luck on the good and service.

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1.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Went for my wifes birthday-waited a very long time for food considering the place was empty- only to have all four meals ice cold- their response was "would you like us to take it back and heat it up?" Worst 200 bucks i ever spent!

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4.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Good food and good service in a nice place. Nothing spectacular but we would definitely eat here again.

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4.0Dined on March 9, 2018

Food was good, didn't have to wait long for our meal. Ball park pretzel appetizer was awesome.

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4.0Dined on March 9, 2018

Excellent spot for dinner before a show at the Riverside. A close walk from the parking structure and around the corner from the venue. The menu has a wide variety and everything is worth a try. The fish fry is excellent and if you are looking for a great selection of beers you won't be disappointed. The carrot cake is out of this world and HUGE. Our group of three shared one slice and weren't able to finish it!

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4.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Our post-show meal was delicious. The service was from Sydney was excellent and while the Texas Fire Ribeye was perfectly seasoned, it was probably the fattiest ribeye cut I've ever had. The bacon wrapped jalapeno poppers were da bomb. We'll be back in a few weeks to enjoy another meal.

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2.0Dined on March 4, 2018

I felt very uncomfortable at this restaurant. There was a very violent fight between two drunk young men which resulted with the window smashing and the police arriving. This made me want to leave the restaurant due to how uncomfortable I felt. I also had reservations for 7:45 and didn’t get my table until 8:05. If I have reservations for 7:45 I would assume that there is a table ready for me at that time, not twenty minutes past that. Very terrible first experience.

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4.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Fun and good food. Very busy on the weekend but we got in quickly with our reservation.

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3.0Dined on February 23, 2018

There was only one server and it took 20-30 minutes to even get our drinks. We were there at 4:00 on a Friday. Our server said she had our table on one side of the restaurant and all her other tables in the opposite side of the restaurant. Our kids were getting inpatient.

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4.0Dined on February 22, 2018

Friendly staff, good with suggestions. Fairly large portions. Good beer made on premises.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

First time here, I was recommended this place by a friend. Food was great! Ambiance was classy but not too over the top which is great. The beer selection is awesome. We ordered the steak, burger and wings all 3 dishes were delicious. Not a single complaint about the restaurant.

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4.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Went here before a concert while visiting Milwaukee. Good beer and pretty good food

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5.0Dined on February 16, 2018

Great service, good food, good drinks!

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5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

There are always a lot of really good options on the menu. It really helps especially when you have a lot of different people that you were trying to please. Rock-bottom seems to do a great job with everything that they do.

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5.0Dined on February 2, 2018

It was lovely our server was wonderful

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4.0Dined on January 30, 2018

We had a nice server and enjoyed the food here!

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5.0Dined on January 27, 2018

My husband and my dinner were perfect 👌- mine especially! The Cajun fish tacos 🌮 were the BEST! “Rock Bottom” is our restaurant before our 8pm shows, whether it’s at the Pabst or Riverside. Thank you!

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5.0Dined on January 26, 2018

Great ambiance and location and the food was very good! Was extremely close to our concert location and the service was wonderful! I would definitely recommend this to friends!

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4.0Dined on January 20, 2018

We had a great experience. Terrific location for dinner before going to the Pabst for a performance.

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4.0Dined on January 19, 2018

We arrived at 8:32pm for an 8:30pm reservation for 12. We had to wait 10 minutes for them to "push some tables together" for us. Not sure why wehad a reservation if they weren't prepared for us?? Our group was in town for a work event over the weekend. Our team was celebrating a successful 2017, as well as our holiday gift exchange. We were seated in a room by the river and had the room pretty much to ourselves. Food and service was good, the room however was way too warm. We had to open the side door a couple of times to cool off!

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5.0Dined on January 19, 2018

Food came out quickly, was hot and tasty. Service was great. We'll be back.

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