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Russian River Brewing Company

725 4th Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
707 545-BEER
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Ranked #16 of 444 Restaurants in Santa Rosa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Manitoba
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

My husband and I had a great time at this brew pub. Staff are very friendly and helpful in choosing what to try. Hubby loved the different beers he tried. I'm not a beer drinker so it was nice to see a wine list. The food was very good. Not a huge menu, but great nibblies. Had a fab time... More

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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103 reviews 103 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

As a big fan of craft beer, we decided to visit Russian River for a few drinks and some food. We visited on a Friday afternoon about 1:30pm. Parking in the area is mainly street or metered parking so be prepared. I'd advise to spring for the full 2 hours because the wait at Russian River is atrocious. Once we... More

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岐阜市, 岐阜県
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107 reviews 107 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

ワインカントリー、ソノマカウンティーのサンタローザに滞在を決めながら、滞在初日の晩ごはんは、このブリュワリーと決めていました。ワインでなくクラフトビールを飲もう! ワイナリーで働く人はビールが大好き。だからワインが多く作られている街には、おいしいクラフトビールがある。造られている。舌の肥えた醸造家がいますから。 サンタローザのダウンタウン。4th St.沿いにあります。Santa Rosa Plazaから真っ直ぐ。そこまでいくつかのレストランやカフェがありましたが、どこも5割程度の入り。しかしこのお店だけは超満員。30分待ちでした。日本と同じスタイル。名前を書いて、携帯電話番号を書いて。順番がきたら呼び出してくれる。我が家は携帯電話を持っていなかったので、30分後に必ず来ることを伝えて再度来訪。 混んでいるので、オーダーをなかなか取りに来ませんでしたが、それは仕方ない。しかしオーダーを取に来てからドリンクや料理が出てくるまでが早かったです。 最初はやはり18種類のビールが飲めるサンプラー。えっー!と思うようなビールもありますが、それも楽しみの一つ。サンプラーの中から美味しかったビールを選んで飲みたいので、サンプラーは妻とシェアー。そのあとおいしくて選んだビールは、妻がホワイトビールのLittle White Lie。私がスタウトのRussian River Porter。日本ではなかなか味わえないビールでした。 ビールのあては、Green Salad(ハーフがあります。ハーフで十分の量です)、Chicken Wing(好みの辛さを聞かれます。マイルドを選びました。それでも辛かったです)、Charcuterie Plate(シャルキュトリー・プレート。生ハムやピクルス、チーズが盛ってあります。どちらかといえばワインのおつまみ)、Tuna Sandwich(最初の3品で物足りなくて追加した1品)。 美味しいビールを飲ませるお店だけあって、料理もビールとよく合いおいしくいただけました。 再びサンタローザを訪れる機会があれば、また来ます。今後はサンプラーなしで、最初からクラフトビールをグラスで何種類か飲みたいです。

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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70 reviews 70 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

This downtown Santa Rosa brewery and restaurant opens at 11am and was popular with visitors and locals who were waiting for it to open, always a good sign. The craft beers are excellent, and our server at the bar was very knowledgable, friendly and it is easy to see how the atmosphere here is highly rated. Parking is available on... More

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Manteca, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I must start by disclosing that I am quite a fan of craft beer and this was in my all time top 3 places that I want to go. I have had many pints of Pliny at various beer establishments and am quite a fan. I wanted to visit the source and sample all the brews that aren't available in... More

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

In order to book a trip to Napa, I bribed my husband with a trip to Russian River. I think this was the highlight for him as he was in 7th heaven. Outstanding beer. Great pub far... I had meatball sub, tasted great! We got the buffalo wings and they were fantastic. Crazy lines to get in, but they have... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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141 reviews 141 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

After trying to get in last year and not wanting to wait for hours, I got into a Russian River at 3:45 pm on Wednesday this year. It was still quite crowded. My friend and I shared a sampler with 16 beers for $16, which I highly recommend. They have lots of beers with many being hoppy or Belgian. The... More

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Roseville, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I'm only giving this brewery a "very good" vs "excellent" because of the crowds! This place is packed!! It's small and there was standing room only, a 3 hour wait for a table, packed bar with people reaching over you the whole time to order drinks and fill growlers, bartenders could hardly keep up... Would I go back, though? Yes!!... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Just decided to stop in at 3pm in the afternoon. Place was packed but got a table in about 10 mins. So we orders a beer sampler n pizza. Beer came n went and an hour later no pizza. It was comped but go for the beer n not the food.

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Denver, Colorado
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140 reviews 140 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

My wife was committed to eating here so we put up with the wait. We were lucky enough to find parking right in front of the door at 1PM on a Sunday so we could see the line. The restaurant was kind enough to erect 2 tents over the line nearer the door to create some shade and also brought... More

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