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“A fun beer place in Bethesda” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Rock Bottom Brewery

Rock Bottom Brewery
7900 Norfolk Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-2502
301-652-1311
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Ranked #29 of 287 Restaurants in Bethesda
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $25
Cuisines: American, Pub
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Rock Bottom Bethesda is five miles north of DC, just off Wisconsin Avenue at the corner of Norfolk Ave and St. Elmo Ave. Yes, it's a lot of Avenues, but we're totally worth it. Just wait until you take your first sip of an award-winning, handcrafted ale from Brewmaster Geoffrey S. Lively. Not only does the beer speak for itself, but he started at Mile High Brewing...that's right, the Laverne & Shirley brewery. Possibly the best credential ever.And hey, don't forget to check out our recently refreshed menu of made-from-scratch entrees, appetizers, dinner salads, burgers and sandwiches.
bethesda, md
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359 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
“A fun beer place in Bethesda”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

Good specials, tasty beers and food, pleasant servers. This is an easy choice when you are looking for a good beer and bar food. The only down side is that it can get really loud, so not a good place for a quiet conversation.

Visited June 2012
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Lake Worth, FL
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71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Flights are fun, and there's savory food, too.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

We liked the choices and the flights of interesting beers. It's all a little fatty, as you'd expect, and I hope that gets fixed in time.

Visited September 2011
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petal, ms
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Good food & great service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012 via mobile

My husband and I ate dinner here on a Wednesday evening and enjoyed the experience. I had the Texas Fire steak with Mac n cheese and broccoli with a house salad. The portions are big and the steak was cooked to my preference (medium well) to perfection. The Mac n cheese was wonderful. Our waiter was Jonathan and he was friendly and efficient. Hubby had the southwestern shrimp and chicken and said it was spicy, but good. Will go back.

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Athens, Ohio
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142 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Good if you like hoppy beer”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

The dinner menu is a bit limited and like all beer joints the food is loaded with salt. The service is quite good.

Visited June 2012
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Bethesda, Maryland
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215 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“Your typical Micro-Brewery”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2012

Good food & beer. Great selection and good happy hour specials

Visited March 2012
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