Rock Bottom - Milwaukee

Mayor: Drake (1) | Taps: 4-8 | Bottles: BMC
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
jandd1983  (275) Wentzville, Missouri | October 13, 2017
Stopped in on a Thursday evening. Big place, lots of seating. As mentioned, cool spot on the river walk. We walked along the river walk after we ate, nice view up and down the river walk. They had about 10 beers of their own on tap, we tried a couple of samplers, all were decent. Food was really good. Decent place to check out.
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  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 9/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 11/20
Drake  (831) Milwaukee, Wisconsin | September 2, 2017
Cool place with a patio right on the river. I sat inside, so I did not get the river view. Big place, typical corporate brewpub decor. Did not try the food. Customer service okay. 8 beers on tap, all of them safe and mediocre. Flight of 6 was less than $7, so pretty good. Definitely a good place if you're out with the work crew, but not worth stopping by unless you're desperate for ticks.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
Terminus  (367) St. Louis, Missouri | December 24, 2013
Why the low score? Was here on a monday night in Mid June 2012. A very drunken monday night. However, my friends and I made it really fun. We went here 3 times during a 24hr time-for dinner, for beers later in the eve, then for our morning hangover cure. awesome outside location on the river with a very large padio section. Fantastic setting. Beer was very solid from what i remember (I had Kolsch and IPA and maybe some others). Lots of cute young wattress’ working that are very friendly.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
t0rin0  (1529) Do Not Resuscitate, California | July 5, 2013
Visited 10/10/2010 (Sunday night). 9 house taps.

Surprisingly busy for a Sunday night. I parked about a half mile away near Milwaukee Ale house and hiked over to Rock Bottom afterwards. Sitting at the bar with my sampler set of course started some conversations and I ended up talking to a person that used to live where I live now, a couple from somewhere on the east coast (can’t remember), and a local. Nice people.

The service was nice too. They were happy to answer any questions they could but for the most part left me alone to talk amongst themselves.

9 beers to choose from and some were decent. Didn’t try the food. Great location, right on the water.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 8/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 10/20
KPD  (252) Michigan | April 20, 2013
Stopped in after a game, had a couple kolsch, nice interior ,waitress nice , beer was ok. Nothing special but was fine place to have a couple and some food.
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  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 6/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 12/20
ryanfolty  (240) Bourbon County, Minnesota | March 6, 2012
Visited this joint today with a co-worker. Classic RB feel to it and just a bit too dark, what’s up with the mood lighting at a brewpub? Service was great, waitress was awesome and cute to boot. Less than $5 for a sampler of 5, sa-weet. They had at least 9 on tap, but nothing really spectacular. The food was pretty good as well. Pretzels were solid and the fish taco was tasty! There was a parking lot next to the brewpub that cost $5, but other than that great value here.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 8/15
  • FOOD 6/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 11/20
arkurzynski  (102) Combined Locks, Wisconsin | November 1, 2011
Not particularly one of the better brewpubs in Milwaukee. Nice locale, right on the river, downtown. Beers are often sub-par, the food is okay. Nice feel inside and out.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 9/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 12/20
esjaygee  (262) Oak Creek, Wisconsin | October 9, 2011
Finally made it here to try out a sampler and grab some dinner. The food was passable, the beer was so-so as was the service, fits perfectly into Milwaukee’s sub-par brewery/brewpub scene. Our waitress went AWOL for a spell there but made up for it by giving us a free pint glass. Lots of TVs with the games on and they have to-go bombers of some of their beers.
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  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 9/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 14/20
cbfobes  (27) Quad Cities, Illinois | May 29, 2011
We visited RB for the first time this past weekend, I tried everything they had on tap and wasn’t overally impressed but was still pleased with the overall experience. We were there during the Brewers game so it seemed to had more of a sports bar atmosphere than anything else. The food was ok, seemed to be priced a little high though. I woudn’t put RB on a must visit list if you are coming to Milwaukee.
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  • AMBIANCE 2/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 12/20
drowland  (283) Georgia | August 22, 2009
Visited RB while in Milwaukee and it was an okay place. It’s rather busy, loud, and full of sports-loving maniacs around dinner time, but I guess that’s not RB’s fault. The waitress was cute, attentive, friendly, and quick, but she didn’t know squat about the beers. The selection was fine - mainly their stuff, which is nothing special. The food was average to good, mostly typical bar food with a snazzy twist to make it seem more upscale. The food was a bit pricey for the place, but overall it was a nice experience that left me full and drinking beer.

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