Firehouse Brewing Company | Rapid City, South Dakota
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Firehouse Brewing Company
Above Average based on 26 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

601 Main Street
Rapid City, South Dakota United States 57701 [ print map ]
605 348 1915 | food menu

Hours: Mon-Thu 11am-10pm, Fri-Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 11am-9pm

Mayor: GreatDane1632 (1) | Taps: around 6 |

Firehouse Brewing Company

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Beer Available At Firehouse Brewing Company (arranged by most recent)
Firehouse Red 49, Firehouse Blue Eyed Girl , Firehouse McGillyCuddy , Firehouse False Alarm Jalapeno Cream Ale , Firehouse Smokiní Betty , Firehouse Smoke Jumper Stout 73, Firehouse Honey Badger , Firehouse Chukkar Ale 49
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26 reviews for Firehouse Brewing Company
 Ambiance  71%
 Service  62%
 Selection  45%
 Food  65%
 Value  63%
 Overall  57%
 Rating  62%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 12/20
musinj6  (38) Dedham, Massachusetts | February 10, 2015
Nice people. Nice service. Tasty food. Good environs. The beer is decent. Not groundbreaking. Itís definitely worthwhile to checkout thought. They had a few beers that are tasty.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 9/20
falconeddy  (2) , | September 20, 2014
Extremely average--food and service were ok--beer was par to subpar, wouldnít go out of my way to return-not bad, just nothing special.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 6/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 10/20
rondphoto  (161) Lakeside Park, Kentucky | November 15, 2013
Review from July 2010 - There are a few good things going on 1) the staff are genuinely proud of their brews (even though they are mostly very average). The people I was with didnít make it convenient for me to rate any beers, so the place rating will do. Food is normal tgi Friday/Applebee fare, maybe a little greasier and heavier. There was a paraphernalia shop upstairs, but the girl working it didnít know I was there, so I left. The service was adequate, except when my party (not beer drinkers) wanted refills on soda, they couldnít get anyoneís attention. Very average, which is the same response I had when visiting in 1993.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 12/20
msante79  (342) Mount Prospect, Illinois | August 4, 2013| Updated August 5, 2013
Cool building in downtown Rapid City. Has an old school brewpub feel. Only 5 beers on tap with limited selection. Had a burger and side salad which were below average. Leaves a lot to be desired. $24 for a beer and burger of average at best quality. Money would have been better spent at Independent ale house.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 3/10   VALUE 3/10   OVERALL 8/20
DiarmaidBHK  (760) Lewisburg, Pennsylvania | August 1, 2013
What a dreadful place! Itís like Applebeeís as a brewpub. I hate brewpubs that seem more interested in branding than in delivering a good experience. They had 8 beers on tap and most of them were dreadful. The food I was served was an overpriced, oversauced pike of stodgy crap. And I canít believe this place is so successful they can support a whole retail store that sells their branded tchotchkes. Easily one of the worst brewpubs Iíve visited.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 3/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 12/20
sthlm  (145) Duluth, Minnesota | August 1, 2012
Stopped by here on a Saturday afternoon. I hate to be too harsh on one of South Dakotaís few brewpubs, but I was really underwhelmed. Waitress was not very friendly, the feel of the place wasnít great, and the beer was pretty poor. Downtown Rapid City is actually quite interesting, so that is the one positive. Maybe I just had a bad experience, so Iíll probably give them another shot next time Iím passing through the area.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
miguelmayo  (11) Colorado Springs, Colorado | April 3, 2012
The place seemed a little too busy for its britches on the busy times and slow as hell the other 20 hours of the day, but the food was good! The beer was pretty good but not my favorite but not bad at all! My man Lorn took great care of two out of town motorcyclist, even better service then the manager could muster must mention his name for that! all and all FBC is worth the time to visit! The snitzel is HUGE! and the fish and chips hit the spot! The stout was very good too.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 9/20
Travlr  (2123) Washington, Washington DC | November 12, 2011
Incredible building, but thatís where the joy ends. Five beers on tap, one was actually nice and the rest varied from mediocre to terrible. I had the buffalo burger, which was overcooked and dry. Seems like they just arenít interested in the beer or the food.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 5/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 9/20
Ktwse  (84) , Sweden | July 30, 2011
I was underwhelmed. The place is fairly cool in itself, but service was so-so, the beer selection poor (and the ones they had werenít very good). The food (I had the gumbo) was alright but still nothing special.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 17/20
ericschoon  (11) Pennsylvania | February 19, 2011
Stopped in with some friends when passing through to catch some wings and local brews. Definitely was not disappointed. I found good brews that came readily, decent wings (but I am a wing snob). Really liked the atmosphere here as well as the selection.

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