About Rock Bottom Brewery Restaurant - San Jose

Rock Bottom Brewery Restaurant - San Jose is a fun casual place to have great food and award winner beers. We have a complete bar to complement the experience.

1875 S. Bascom #700
Campbell, CA 95008
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Californian, Brewery

Hours of Operation:
SUN 11am - 10pm
MON 11am - 10pm
TUES 11am - 11pm
WED 11am - 11pm
THUR 11am - 11pm
FRI 11am - 12am
SAT 11am - 12am

Cross Street:
Campbell Ave

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(408) 377-0707

Website:
http://www.rockbottom.com/

Catering:
We can make any event special. Give us a call and let the good times roll.

Parking Details:
We have ample parking and parking garage on the premises.

Public Transit:
We are close to bus and train stops

Private Party Facilities:
We are able to accommodate large parties in our beer garden.

Private Party Contact:
Lorie Law: (888) 708-5259

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Rock Bottom Brewery Restaurant - San Jose Ratings and Reviews

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3.9

service

3.7

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3.7

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

80% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (12)
Bar Seating (9)
Happy Hour (9)
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Great Beer (9)
Good for Groups (8)
Good for Birthdays (7)
Live Sports (7)
Comfort Food (7)
Great for Lunch (6)
Fun (6)
Good for a Date (5)
Great for Outdoor Dining (5)
Hot Spot (4)
Neighborhood Gem (4)
Quick Bite (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Late-night Find (3)
People Watching (3)
Business Meals (2)
Special Occasion (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Authentic (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Worth the Drive (1)
Creative Cuisine (1)
Fit for Foodies (1)
Healthy (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Seasonal (1)
Cozy (1)
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·Dined 6 days ago

The worst. This restaurant chain considers customers to be an inconvenience. We won’t be bothering them again. OpenTable should audit Rock Bottom—they have a habit of dropping reservations.

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·Dined on January 8, 2018

I love Rock Bottom and I have been a few times. The food is always good but the service when we went was crap. They even told us when we got there that is was a slow night so the food should come out quick. It took forever to take our order, my grandpa ordered wings and the server didn't order them since she said 'I wasn't sure you wanted them' idk what that even means but when when she brought out all other appetizers and we realized there was no wings we ordered them and they came 45 minutes later. 45 minutes for some wings. My brother ordered a beer and 25 minutes later he had to get up and go ask where it was. Stuff came out in strange orders and the waitress never seemed to be around. Rock Bottom is usually great but that night the service was crap. I would guess the server was new and not very good at her job. My husband got so annoyed he didn't even order dinner.

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Special Occasion
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·Dined on January 6, 2018

Great place and nice ambiance. I love the staffs here, they are friendly and knowledgable. The food and the drinks are great!

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Great for Lunch, Seasonal, Notable Wine List, Healthy, Authentic, Live Sports, Late-night Find, Casual, Tasting Menu, Good for Birthdays, Afternoon Tea, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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·Dined on January 4, 2018

Thank you to the staff at Rock Bottom. Just celebrated my daughter’s birthday here and the server and wait staff were great! I can’t wait to go back to try more of the entrees.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Happy Hour, Comfort Food, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Casual, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Great Beer
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Whole experience was unacceptable. Arrived, and our table was not ready. Very few diners, would have expected reserved tables to be identified by staff. Ordered cocktails, my wife swears there was no alcohol in her's. Ordered nacho's as a appetizer, was decent, no small plates offered. Platter was never bussed, stayed in the middle of the table entire meal. Waitress seemed new, no checking back for drink refills, reorders, how was the food, etc. Long time to get check. It might have just been New Year's Eve, but my guess is this is pretty standard, a lot of empty tables, and available reservations. Should have known.

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·Dined on December 28, 2017

Will return

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 27, 2017

We enjoyed a nice dinner with friends the other night. The smoked chicken tacos (4) were tasty and plentiful, though could use some sauce on them. The fried pickles were great and the hot Asiago crab and artichoke dip was also a winner! The burgers were huge and tasty as well. Service was good and attentive and we had a good time catching up

Tags: Fun, Great Beer, Fit for Foodies, Happy Hour, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Comfort Food
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·Dined on December 20, 2017

Service was not good tonight. Waited to be seated, despite reservation and open seating readily available. Waited another 10 minutes for server to make an initial visit. By that point we were ready to order both drinks and our meal. The meal took nearly 30 minutes to arrive, despite there being only 3 of us and two of the meals were actually appetizers. Despite the wait, our waiter never stopped by, until we finally waived him down for a long overdue refill. Just an overall poor service evening.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 14, 2017

We live in the neighborhood and like to come here for casual dining. The food is relatively good and we can't go wrong with beer too.

Tags: Hot Spot, Good for Groups, Quick Bite, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Pre/post Theatre, Happy Hour, Casual, Bar Seating
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 6, 2017

We came here for dinner. Food was good and we like that they have seasonal beer. My husband tried the Wicked Elf and I had the Bottoms Up. For dinner he had smoked chicken tacos and I had the jambalaya. Bottoms Up is my usual beer and I like it the best and the jambalaya was delicious. My husband was ok with his Wicked Elf and he liked his dinner. We had a very good server. We'll be back.

Tags: Great Beer, Happy Hour, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Bar Seating
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·Dined on December 2, 2017

We went to celebrate my husband’s birthday. Though they mentioned that I had marked the occasion, there wasn’t anything special offered. The service was great, the food was even better. The beer was exceptional. Atmosphere was as expected for a brew-pub - business dinners, friends, families. Overall great experience, and we will definitely go again.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 18, 2017

We ordered two burgers, one medium and the other medium-well, both came out medium-rare. Waiter never checked on us after our food came and most of our party left before I called out to waiter for check. Beer is good and I’d like to like the place, but out of the six of us at the table it pretty much sucked.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 6, 2017

We have been to this location of Rock Bottom several times for dinner with various friends and have found it to be very good value for money compared with most other restaurants in the vicinity.

Tags: Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great Beer, Bar Seating, Vibrant Bar Scene, Comfort Food
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·Dined on November 2, 2017

Our early dinner was packed with World Series excitement. Five of us had not visited together in a long while. Luckily we had a reservation & service was great! Three of us had the chicken tacos; Yum!

Tags: Comfort Food, Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Casual, Vibrant Bar Scene, Live Sports, Good for Groups
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Love this place — especially the rib eye steak, crab and artichoke appetizer, and beer sampler. Lovely, noisy, fun and satisfying.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, People Watching, Fun, Tasting Menu, Great Beer, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Bar Seating, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Live Sports, Happy Hour
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 21, 2017

We come here at least every other week and it seems to always get a little worse service every time. It’s so loud with the music and people talking. Turn off the music! The beer even tasted a little off this time. The food has always been good. Service was pretty good, very busy but at least this waitress was productive as other times they have not been.

Tags: Quick Bite
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 5, 2017

Came here for happy hour with husband on Thursday. It was a nice day and we chose to sit outside. The hostess was super friendly and performed excellent service, as well as our server. This was our very first experience coming here receiving excellent service that worth my time to write a review.

We had a coupon through email for a burger and a beer for $10. What a deal! We loved it. The burger was good. I like my usual Faller Wheat and my husband had Rocktoberfest Lager. We both liked our beers. Finger tenders were good too. Wish they have more food selection on happy hour menu though.

We will come back soon. As a matter of fact, we come here often enough, sometimes with family and friends.

Tags: Happy Hour, Good for Groups, Late-night Find, Great for Outdoor Dining, Bar Seating, People Watching, Great Beer, Casual
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·Dined on October 1, 2017

We went in to this restaurant thinking it would have great beers. Neither of us could find one we liked. The food was OK for a sports bar and after begging the manager she finally put on the game we asked for, the game of the week. In going to the rest room there were 4 urinals, of which only one did NOT have a bag over it, so the rest were unusable. Not the best experience I have ever had at a restaurant!

Tags: Live Sports
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·Dined on September 17, 2017

Plenty of food and wide range of drinks. Moderate pricing.

Tags: Live Sports, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour, Good for a Date
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Fun little place to grab dinner with our littles. Beers/burgers and kids meals were good. We'll be back. We also used a $20 OpenTable gift certificate here and it was really nice.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 9, 2017

There are so many options for dining and Rock Bottom Brewery is convenient but often forgotten (by us). It had been at least 5 years since our last visit...however, this time we will become regulars. The food options would satisfy anyone with special needs; on a low fat or vegan, etc. My husband is a meat & potatoes type of guy so he selected the rib eye. The size and taste of this steak was a pleasant surprise: he would give this entree a 9. I selected the grilled steak & portobello mushroom salad. The appetizer we opted to try was the Asiago Artichoke and Crab dip with the flavors surprising good...the only downside was it being messy. Our waitress was exceptional and the only negative was the noise which wasn't conducive for conversations. Rock Bottom is a neighborhood gem!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Great Beer, Quick Bite, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 7, 2017

Expect this place to be noisy. The food is always good, but not gourmet. Service is always good. Great place for casual dining.

Tags: Happy Hour, Great Beer
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 5, 2017

I made this reservation to celebrate my daughter's anniversary. I put that in the reservation. We were greeted with yes we have your reservation for a happy birthday and said no anniversary and they said oh yeah. I ordered two appetizers and then was told they were out of calamari. So I ordered a different app. The Guacamole showed up first then several minutes later the calamari shows up. Not brought by our waitress. We had ordered our dinnets and when they arrived my son-in-law did not have a dinner we would be right back 5 minutes later no dinner no one coming to table we spent another 5 minutes tracking down the serve. 5 minutes later shows up. About 15 minutes later waitress showed up with check. We were not asked about dessert which we had been planning to order since it was an anniversary. Very frustrating meal. We will not be back.

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·Dined on September 5, 2017

Server was terrible and slow. Had to wait 45 minutes for our meals and they were cold.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 31, 2017

Jalapeno pretzels were really yummy. Very good beer selection.

Tags: Casual, Happy Hour, Kid-friendly, Great Beer, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 20, 2017

The service was horrible and the food was extremely salty. Very disappointed

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·Dined on August 6, 2017

Family from out of town

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 23, 2017

Great beers with lots of choices. Baja chicken sandwich was good.

Tags: Great Beer, Bar Seating, Fun, Happy Hour
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 15, 2017

Typical sports bar, service was good-food a bit greasy by tasty. Needs more attention to presentation and making sure buns for the burgers and sandwiches, etc are not greasy. Husband enjoyed the beer. We chose to sit outdoors which was nice, brighter and quieter than indoors. Overall a good experience.

Tags: Great Beer, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups, Bar Seating
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 24, 2017

The food was great. The service was excellent. My first time at this restaurant and I will definitely come back.

Tags: Spicy, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Casual, Special Occasion, Business Meals
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 21, 2017

I had made a reservation and when we had arrived they did not have any tables available. We were waiting for over an hour til we finally got seated. The portion they closed up and said we couldn't be seated there because of trivia was suppose to happen at 8pm it was unavailable and then became available after 30 minutes of being informed that trivia was not going to happen. We had already been hungry. Took a little time for us to get our food. The person serving us was helpful in trying to get us situated. The only thing was just the start of the evening when we had already placed reservation and still had to wait so long.

Tags: Casual
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 7, 2017

I hadn't been here in a few years. They have changed the menu and all of our food was terrific. We came to watch a sporting event. They should probably add a tv to the back wall, for those sitting in that area. Otherwise, it was a great experience.

Tags: Live Sports
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 3, 2017

Love the food and the beer here. Also great service. I highly recommmned it for everyday dinning and special ocasión

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene, Kid-friendly
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 1, 2017

Everything was great, but we didn't realize the Pruneyard was being reconstructed so it was a very noisy lunch!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 21, 2017

Server was nice but slow and non-attentive. Went for a birthday, the birthday person ordered no cheese on her meal. The meal was made and sent back 3 TIMES because there was cheese on it each time! The entire table was finished with their meal and we are still waiting on the birthday girls entree. Table wasn't cleared from appetizers so during and after dinner there were finished plates and empty glasses. We had to continuously ask the hostess to find our server. A manager finally popped in and took something off the bill which was nice.

Tags: Bar Seating, Live Sports
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 16, 2017

Food was good, a good place for the sports lover in the family but the noise level made it difficult to hear. Service was also very good.
Definitely for the younger crowd.

Tags: Fun, Special Occasion, Casual, Spicy, Live Sports, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 15, 2017

Good stuff. Nice staff and great food! I was there for a business dinner and we sat on the patio. Nice meal.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Rock Bottom has delicious food! Great for the whole family to enjoy or a group of friends. They have beer flights available and other great mixed drinks and wine as well.

Tags: Happy Hour, Great Beer, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Comfort Food
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 (Tampa)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Waiter wasn't very attentive and the meals came out at different times.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 11, 2017

Food was not as fresh as I remembered. Waldorf salad was not fresh.

Tags: Live Sports
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