Rock Bottom Cincinnati | Cincinnati, Ohio
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Rock Bottom Cincinnati
Exceptional based on 28 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

10 Fountain Square Plaza
Cincinnati, Ohio United States 45202-3102 [ print map ]
513 621 1588

rockbottom.com/cincinnati

Hours: Sunday-Saturday: 11 AM to 1 AM


Mayor: DrSilverworm (9) | Taps: 8 | Bottles: 0


Rock Bottom Cincinnati

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Beer Available At Rock Bottom Cincinnati (arranged by most recent)
Rock Bottom Munich Gold 26, Rock Bottom Cincinnati Tall Stacks Ale 33, Rock Bottom Cincinnati White Tiger Ale , Rock Bottom Cincinnati Nitro Pale Ale , Rock Bottom Cincinnati Double Down Double IPA , Rock Bottom Cincinnati Trouble , Rock Bottom Cincinnati Devilís Thumb , Rock Bottom Cincinnati Barrel Aged Dry Irish Stout , Rock Bottom Cincinnati Chile KŲlsch , Rock Bottom Cincinnati Barrel-Aged Goat Toppler Bock , Rock Bottom Cincinnati Single Track , Rock Bottom Fire Chief Ale 42, Rock Bottom Cincinnati Oatmeal Stout 55, Rock Bottom Cincinnati Sarahís Two Headed Buffalo 65, Rock Bottom IPA 77, Rock Bottom Red Ale 37, Rock Bottom White Ale 46, Rock Bottom KŲlsch 30, Boulder Beer Singletrack Copper Ale 41, Rock Bottom Cincinnati Moonlight Porter
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28 reviews for Rock Bottom Cincinnati
 Ambiance  73%
 Service  77%
 Selection  58%
 Food  75%
 Value  66%
 Overall  69%
 Rating  74%
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  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick  (701) Columbus, Ohio | April 19, 2004
Located in Fountain Square in downtown Cincinnati. Parking can be iffy depending on when you try to go. There is both street parking and pay lots nearby. It is also in walking distance of most of the major downtown hotels.

This location has a rather large patio in front, and is very large inside as well. The bar area is on the left and the restaurant area is on the right. There is a board above the host(ess) stand that shows what beers are available which is always nice. The atmosphere consists of outdoors-y murals and paintings and growlers, growlers, growlers. The entire brewpub is covered with them. Considering they are only $6.95 including the jug why not.

The beers are best described as thoroughly average. There is a sampler available. The year-round offerings are pretty much run-of-the mill chain brewpub fare, with a couple seasonals that are pretty good.

Our server was very knowledgeable about the beers they offered, and was prepared to describe them all before learning we had been there before and wanted the sampler.

The food was good. The Hickory burger was tasty and my one complaint is that the bun was too freaking big. Overall this is worth a stop if you are in Cincy.
40
  AMBIANCE 1/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 4/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 9/20
Braudog  (699) Hampton, Virginia | November 8, 2009
November 2009 -- I like some of the Rock Bottoms, but this was probably the worst visit Iíve had to one in 10 years. Beers sucked. Didnít eat. Nice location and Iíd give them another chance though because despite the madness, the bartenders were OK. The waitresses on the other hand ...
62
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 12/20
phaleslu  (398) Cincinnati, Ohio | July 1, 2009
Part of the Rock Bottom chain, right on Fountain Square in downtown Cincinnati. In-house beers arenít bad, if not particularly special. Food is above average bar fare with no standouts, but Iíve never been disappointed. $2 drafts during happy hour.
74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99  (377) Cincinnati, Ohio | April 22, 2005
Located on the Fountian Square Plaza. Service was good and the server knew the brews. Sampler is good of the standards and had a seasonal brew. Parking in city garage is $1 for two hours. Growlers
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
LilBeerDoctor  (335) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | December 13, 2011
A fun brewpub (one of the few) in downtown Cincinnati in Fountain Square. A decent sized place with a long bar and plenty of tables, though it fills up pretty quickly. Tap list features 5 regulars (kolsch, witbier, red, ipa, and a "dark" that rotates) plus at least a couple seasonals (pumpkin ale, winter wheat, brandy barrel aged triple) and a couple of cask options. So really, there is plenty of beer options (I came here on 2 separate occasions and still did not sample everything). Food menu is pretty good (Iíve had the hazelnut crusted chicken, which is pure awesomeness, and the crab and artichoke dip which is pretty good). All in all, had a fun time and the beer was good. Please donít pass over this one just because itís a chain-the beer is well made and they put out some interesting seasonals.
72
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
illinismitty  (279) Nashville, Tennessee | March 8, 2007
This was the last stop on the pub crawl with Shigadeyo. The female bartender that served us was very nice and knowledgeable, gladly giving us free samples. The ambiance is predictable, very clean and trendy high-end chain brewpub. Nothing wrong with that. The three beers I had were very good. I did not eat. Parking seems to be a hassle (unless you want to pay) depending on what time you stop in. I would have no problem stopping by again to try some other beers and give their food a shot, depending on what seasonals/ non-house beers are online.
72
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
b3shine  (261) Cincinnati, Ohio | July 2, 2012| Updated July 14, 2012
The beers are alright, but the food is great, the staff is solid, and itís one of the best values to pre game in downtown Cincinnati! Or just to go out for a beer and some braised short ribs for that matter...
64
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 12/20
Brigadier  (259) Clevelandish, Ohio | December 17, 2007
I stopped here in the hopes that it was different than the typical Rock Bottom but it is similar to the ones Iíve visited in Milwaukee and outside Chicago. There were five beers on tap so selection was limited but covered a nice range of styles. I had the Christmas ale which was decent. Prepare to pay dearly for your pints though - unless it is happy hour or a special they are $4.75 each. Food is on par with any other Rock Bottom which is to say large portions and solid meals. If you are staying downtown like I was (across the street) it might be worth a visit. Otherwise I would drive across the river to Kentucky for some beer and drink it at home/in your hotel.
72
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 16/20
jsquire  (155) St. Marys, Ohio | April 21, 2013
Standard corporate restaurant style brew pub. Their beers are solid examples of the respective styles, they only had 8 taps. Food is good with fancy salads, sandwiches and appetizers. Sort of pricey. What you would expect from Rock Bottom.
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  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 13/20
Chudwick  (120) Cincyucky, Kentucky | December 29, 2012
Saturday night at 8 is not the best time to sit at the bar. Eight beers. Busy and loud. The beer list answered all my questions. Bartender could use modesty in her attire.

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