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“Beer beer beer” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Rock Bottom Brewery

Rock Bottom Brewery
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Ranked #21 of 346 Restaurants in Bethesda
Price range: $7 - $25
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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.
Madison, Georgia
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Beer beer beer”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2012

This place serves a great selection of beer. The food is reasonable, standard fare but the choice of different beers makes this a fun place to drop in on. The bar area to the left is more bustling than the quieter large seated area to the left so there is a nice choice of options depending on your mood. The food is good value with larger than average portions. Wednesday night quiz night get's very busy but a friendly place to visit and makes sure you try one of the guest ales.

Visited August 2012
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Youngstown, Ohio, United States
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47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2012

The homemade beers were the best thing after a hot day. The food was good appitizers wrre awesome! Pretty decent prices. Happy hour had great deals

Visited August 2012
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bethesda, md
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434 reviews
281 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
“A fun beer place in Bethesda”
4 of 5 bubbles 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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93 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Flights are fun, and there's savory food, too.”
4 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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