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Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brwry

4508 University Ave, West Des Moines, IA 50266-1025
515-267-8900
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Ranked #22 of 207 Restaurants in West Des Moines
Price range: $7 - $25
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
West Bend, Iowa
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Had dinner there 11/22/2014, no cheese on the nachoes, used to be pretty good, my daughter had the cob salad with ranch, started vomiting and diarrhea in the night, she is a nursing mom, so had to pump and dump, will never go back

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Johnston, Iowa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

I love the pretzel here. You can nerver go wrong with this choice. They are typically not packed easy to get in and out. Staff is good, No servers have stuck in my head but over all a 4 star.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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161 reviews 161 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Well-rounded beer selection. Great nachos for appetizer - highly recommend. Burger was good, onion rings not as much (they were clearly dropped in the fryer right from the frozen bag). Service is good and plenty of televisions.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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49 reviews 49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Stopped in for dinner here on Saturday evening. There was a 45 minute wait. Went to the bar and found two seats. Mixed drinks were average in price- 5.75 - 6.50. Finally we were seated. There was a birthday party group next to us who took up about six tables, no big deal, but there were too many people for... More

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United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We had been in town for the weekend and met a friend here for lunch. It was a nice relaxing environment and everything you would want in a micro-brew restaurant. The menu has a little bit of everything, including vegetarian items, which is always a plus in my book! Our server was great and recommended some great drinks to go... More

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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70 reviews 70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Stopped by the RBB again and had dinner outside. It was the first time this summer it was pleasant enough to eat outside and it was enjoyable. The seating could be a little more comfortable, iron seats I don't think are necessary when you have a roof over your head. The food was good and service was good too.

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Bettendorf, Iowa
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

If you are looking for a place that offers a wide array of brews, above average "bar" food, friendly service in a relaxing atmosphere then you should check this place out. It's great for adults but is also kid friendly. I've gone twice. Once with my younger kids and we sat at a table and the second time by myself... More

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

My husband and I visit regularly to try the new seasonal brews. We also love the flagship brews, if the seasonal do not fit our taste. In addition, we enjoy the food at this restaurant. My husband loves the burgers. I'm a fan of the Mac-n-Cheese with bacon and chicken. I also love the seafood or shrimp tacos. Our grandkids... More

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Marion, Iowa
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We heard about this place from some friends. We were craving a burger and whatever else. I ordered a classic burger to go and a some type of chicken salad to go. Order was quick as we got it to go. Wish I could've stayed to try some beer, but couldn't. Place was packed which means good business. My Burger... More

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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70 reviews 70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Our first time visiting this great brew pub and eatery. I joined the frequent feeders club since I travel a lot for my job and they do have a few of these around the country. This one in West Des Moines is excellent.

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Additional Information about Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brwry

Address: 4508 University Ave, West Des Moines, IA 50266-1025
Phone Number: 515-267-8900
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  West Des Moines
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 7 - 25
Cuisine: American

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