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Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

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$$ - $$$American, ,
1 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60654-4806
+1 312-755-9339
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good49%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (86 reviews)
“jambalaya” (10 reviews)
“pretzels” (22 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60654-4806
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I read a number of bad reviews about this place but my wife and I always try to hit a local brew pub wherever we go. Since this was close to our hotel we decided to take a chance, glad we did. Like any brew...More

Thank gunjp56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

C+ for hostess lacking HOST APPEAL (asked me if it was to go, before asking if booth or table) First time there by recommendation by Cornelius @ Freehand Hotel, Chicago. He was right 😋......the wings

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very poor service by waitress (Courtney). Very short with us, didn't even check back with us after we got our food. So bad, I only left a $2 tip. She's lucky she got that. She would have gotten a lot more if she was nice...More

Thank Jeffrey H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our server was so gracious and attentive! This was our first visit here after driving by so many times and we will definitely go back again. Great appetizers and delicious burgers and beer. Can’t wait to hang out on the rooftop in the summer!

Thank terrapin21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I work at a nearby hotel near Rock Bottom and I've been hearing so many great things about the brewery, so I decided to give them a try. You have my word that this will be my FIRST and LAST time ordering from this establishment....More

1  Thank cierracpettit
Reviewed March 18, 2018

We booked a reservation online for 12 guests. Called to confirm, told we were good to go. Showed up and were told they were not honoring reservations and their restaurant is open seating...Clearly we could not find a table for 12, and ended up leaving....More

Thank Jamie B
Reviewed March 16, 2018

We went to Rock Bottom after a long day at work. Nice variety of beer and casual food, very unusual nacho presentation. Service was good even though the place was full. I had jambalaya, not like New Orleans but not bad either. Fish tacos recommended...More

Thank 11SJ987
Reviewed March 12, 2018

My husband ordered a steak, potatoes, and rice. The steak and potatoes were to die for! I ordered a club and fries and it was very good as well! Our drinks were very tasty and the appetizer of nachos was huge! Definitely worth the money!

Thank Ashley B
Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

Only was in Chicago one night but we arrived late and need a quick night cap. This was one of the only places open after Midnight. When we arrive had no problem getting a seat but because so many arrived around the same time and...More

Thank BSanborn
Reviewed March 7, 2018

I stopped in here before a dinner meeting and had a seat at the bar. The bartenders were very friendly and the beer selection was full of local brews. Great place for a quick drink.

Thank Robert K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60654-4806
  • Public Transportation: Rock Bottom is located right off of the Red Line at the Grand Ave. stop.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighborhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-755-9339
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