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Russian River Brewing Company

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725 4th Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
707 545-BEER
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
If You Love Beer, This is The Place!

I can't rate the food, because I didn't have any. But the beer was exquisite. I am a big Pliny fan. I've been to lots of brew pubs and never had to wait to get inside. Plenty of tables were empty, so I didn't understand.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 2, 2015
Portland, OR
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Portland, OR
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 NEW

I can't rate the food, because I didn't have any. But the beer was exquisite. I am a big Pliny fan. I've been to lots of brew pubs and never had to wait to get inside. Plenty of tables were empty, so I didn't understand.

Thank jalepeno4
Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed a variety of good beers here and some apps. They open at 11 on Sundays and we arrived about 11:10 only to see a line of about 30 people waiting to get in. This apparently par for the course with this establishment -- very popular. There was another shorter line for people waiting to go in to fill growlers... More 

Thank sragan
Orange, California
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 NEW

Visiting from Southern California we stopped in because everyone said it was the best. I didn't think so after my visit. There are too many breweries around to pick from and this one is not one of them that shined for me. We first arrived in the afternoon and noticed a long line out in front. After waiting about 20... More 

Thank AveJoey
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 NEW

Great food(pizza,wings,salad etc.) and the best beer on earth. We usually drive an 1hr and a half just to come get a pizza and a few beers. The staff is extremely friendly and if you wait around you can usually get a seat at the bar. I suggest a tasting flight and a Mikey pizza. I have had friends fly... More 

Thank Sierra N
Rapid City, South Dakota
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22 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 NEW

Being a seasoned home brewer I would be qualified to wait in line for over 20 min just to get into this place. Never had to stand in line for beer before, but this was worth the wait. What a busy crazy place this is and quite the fad. Glad I could stop by and get the real experience myself.... More 

Thank Blackhills2010
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76 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 NEW

Love the huge board atmosphere makes hopmonk or third Street Aleworks look bland or pale in comparison. Awesome place for lunch and dinner. Seating is up a level...but still same spectacular menu. Salads are the rage. Beer is awesome and wine isn't too shabby either. Fun place to meet friends and family members. May need to reserve only if you... More 

Thank Nadra M
Vacaville, California
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 NEW

Best beer and pizza ever. Worth the wait for the table and it is a kid friendly pub. Every couple has that place you go for special occasions and celebrations. This is "our place." We love it here and go only for date night or to celebrate. The staff is awesome, always happy and funny and knowledgeable about their epic... More 

Thank Jenr321
Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

We were really looking forward to our visit as we've been big fans of RRB Pliny the Elder DIPA. Found the brewery to be pretentious and following the trend of the surrounding Sonoma wineries. Don't even think about bringing your own growler because you must buy one of theirs. So disappointed.

Thank Katherine H
West Orange, New Jersey
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

We recently went to this great brewery restaurant on Monday night for happy hour it was off the hook. The variety of beers is incredible and the price at happy hour is great. We had the large sampler of beer which is everything they have currently on tap a total of twenty different beers. The food was also delicious. We... More 

Thank bobandcaroleatnj
Prescott, Arizona
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

I heard that the Pliny Elder beer was a must try for my visit to Santa Rosa. Waited in line, got my id verified, got my hand stamped, got past security, then a wait inside this popular brewery for a table. Loved the beer! Got a Pliny and a California sampler and surprise . . . The food was great... More 

Thank Cassandra D

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 725 4th Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Santa Rosa
  • Phone Number: 707 545-BEER

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene


Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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