The Rookery | Pomona, California
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The Rookery
Currently with 3 ratings
Type: Restaurant

117 W 2nd St
Pomona, California United States 91766 [ print map ]
909 865 4400 | facebook | twitter

Hours: Tue - Thu 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM; Fri 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM; Sat 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM; Sun 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Mayor: Barreras (7) | Taps: 16 | Bottles: 16

The Rookery

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Beer Available At The Rookery (arranged by most recent)
Council Bťatitude: Three Berry Tart Saison 91, Highland Park Hello, LA , Modern Times Aurora 92, Against the Grain The Brown Note 88, Midnight Sun T.R.E.A.T. Imperial Chocolate Pumpkin Porter 99, Bells Best Brown Ale 92, Pizza Port Drip Tide 91, Barley Forge Grandpa Tractor , Double Mountain Gypsy Stumper IPA 92, 1809 Berliner Style Weisse 95, Rockmill Saison Noir 97, Liefmans Oud Bruin 78, Eagle Rock Stimulus 93, Bottle Logic Calf Life , Noble Ale Works Mosaic Showers 97, Ninkasi Venn 66, Ommegang Tripel Perfection 97, Almanac Tequila Barrel Noir 96, Ritual Witís End 43, BFM Abbaye de Saint Bon-Chien (2013) 99
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3 reviews for The Rookery
 Ambiance  67%
 Service  63%
 Selection  58%
 Food  30%
 Value  53%
 Overall  60%
 Rating  74%

  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 3/10   SELECTION 3/15   FOOD 3/10   VALUE 3/10   OVERALL 3/20
Beer_Badger  (3) California | July 1, 2013
For a Saturday evening this place was sadly empty. I think the burger joint next store took all the customers and I donít blame them for passing up this place. The beer selection & menu isnít that impressive. The food was sub par, with my burger lacking any flavor. I think it was way overpriced for the flavorless and boring meal I had. If they can get more of a beer selection and better tasting food they might be able to gain more business, but I wonít be going here again anytime soon.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail  (1171) San Leandro, California | March 3, 2013
In the former home of Joeyís BBQ on the corner of 2nd and Garey. The main entrance takes you into the bar area with the attached patio and thereís another large room in the back with a second bar and tables. Quite a few taps, but not a ton of beers on during this visit. A lot of local and California beers, but some Upright and imported stuff available, too. Didnít try any food, but a friend said it was good. Simple menu focusing on upscale burgers and sandwiches with some classed up sides. Service was friendly and quick, prices were decent. Definitely worth a stop if youíre in the area or going to see a show at the Fox or Glasshouse. Hope this place does well, but Pomona is a tough place to do business.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 18/20
t0rin0  (1511) Do Not Resuscitate, California | March 3, 2013| Updated December 28, 2014
Walked here on a Sunday afternoon from La Verne (trying to burn some calories) and it was empty. Not necessarily a bad thing since the service was pretty good.

They have ten taps though three of them had run out. I went with Alesmith IPA and baconmarmaladeburgerscanítsail got a Dale Brothers tick. The menu looks pretty good; very simple with some burgers, sandwiches, and appetizers. They have a decent bottle selection but as is the norm these days they are expensive.

Hopefully this place will do well in a city not really known for beer.

Update: Raising the score a bit. They still seem to not be doing a ton of business but the beer selection has improved quite a bit. They have done several brewery events and usually have a good selection of San Diego brewers as well as some of the newer LA brewers on tap. Naturally, since the owners are beer nerds, lots of their friends bring in bottles to open and actually pay for very little. I understand that you feel good as a beer bro knowing that you can open a bottle at your friendís restaurant without paying a corkage fee or whatever, but donít be a cheap ass. Anyway, itís a fun place when there are other people there. Still confused as to why they donít do live music but they seem sure that they donít want it.

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