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Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

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Sun, 24/03

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 Winner

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perfect for a snack or grazing with friends. pairs great with our fresh crafted beers.
latin salsa stack (v)
avocado, red bell peppers, black beans, roasted corn, chipotle peppers and cilantro topped with our housemade pico de gallo. served with blue corn and flour tortilla chips.
chorizo & cotija pretzel bites
baked‎ pretzels stuffed with spicy sausage and cotija cheese. served with jalapeño smoky mustard and garnished with green onions.
crispy-spiced salmon bites
beer-battered salmon bites, tossed in our signature santa fe spices and served with our pineapple salsa.
• 2 for: 7.25. double up $12.75
steak blt sliders
marinated cab® sirloin steak served on torta buns. topped with santa fe spiced bacon, tomatoes and iceberg lettuce with chipotle mayo.
• 2 for: 6.25. double up $10.75
jack-stuffed burger sliders
pepper jack cheese-stuffed mini burgers served on torta buns. topped with guacamole and pico de gallo.
• pulled pork, 2 for: 5.25. double up $9.25
• smoked chicken, 2 for: 6.25. double up $10.75
grilled quesadillas
two crispy flour tortillas filled with black beans, cheddar & pepper jack cheeses and roasted corn. garnished with cotija cheese and cilantro. served with charred habanero tomato salsa.
beer-battered onion rings (v)
crispy beer-battered onion rings served with our housemade roasted jalapeno ranch and ketchup.
• 2 for: 4.25. double up $7.25
black bean & corn flautas (v)
black beans, roasted corn, onions and garlic rolled in crispy flour tortillas. served with guacamole and charred habanero tomato salsa.
• fish tacos, 2 for: 4.95. double up $8.95
• tequila-lime marinated steak tacos, 2 for: 5.95. double up $10.50
mini street tacos
with avocado, shredded cabbage, salsa roja, mexican crema, tomatillo salsa and cotija cheese.
made to order to start your rb experience
guacamole made-to-order (v)
with housemade tortilla chips.
southwest egg rolls
smoked chicken, roma tomatoes, blackened peppers, onions and cheddar & pepper jack cheeses served with our roasted jalapeño ranch dipping sauce.
asiago artichoke & crab dip
blend of crab and asiago cheese, topped with pico de gallo and served with toasted crostinis.
brewery nachos (v)
housemade tortilla chips with black beans, cheddar & pepper jack cheeses, tomatoes, jalapeños, red onions and cilantro. served with charred habanero tomato salsa.
jalapeño pretzel stix (v)
hand-twisted pretzels served with jalapeño spinach cheese dip.
ball park pretzels (v)
two giant pretzels served with jalapeno spinach cheese dip.
crispy chicken fingers
with honey mustard and smoky bbq sauce.
rb wings
a pound of crispy chicken wings tossed in buffalo sauce.
calamari & pepper rings
tender calamari mixed with fried jalapeño rings for a spicy surprise. served with roasted jalapeño ranch.
all of our salads, dressings and soups are housemade.
classic wedge
crumbled blue cheese and bacon with blue cheese dressing.
greenhouse* (v)
with roma tomatoes, carrots, cucumbers, raisins, sunflower seeds, eggs and croutons in mixed greens. choice of dressing.
smoked tomato & kale caesar (v)
romaine & tuscan kale tossed in latin asiago caesar dressing. topped with black beans, roasted corn, cold-smoked tomatoes, cheddar & pepper jack cheeses and crispy tortilla chips.
santa fe ranch chicken
fried chicken, corn, avocado, black beans and cheddar & pepper jack cheeses, tossed with mixed greens in jalapeño ranch dressing. topped with crispy anaheim peppers and pico de gallo.
brewer’s cobb
grilled chicken, hickory bacon, gorgonzola cheese, avocado, tomatoes and eggs over mixed greens. choice of dressing.
chopped bbq chicken
grilled chicken, avocado, pico de gallo, black beans, cheddar & pepper jack cheeses, tossed with mixed greens in bbq jalapeño ranch dressing. topped with tortilla strips.
grilled steak & portobello
grilled cab® sirloin steak and portobello mushrooms over mixed greens tossed in spicy chimichurri dressing. topped with tri-colored tomatoes, pico de gallo, cotija cheese and crispy potato shreds.
chicken waldorf*
grilled chicken over mixed greens, tossed in honey mustard vinaigrette. topped with sun-dried cranberries, gorgonzola cheese, candied walnuts, celery, apple chips and grapes.
• bowl $5.25
• cup $3.25
rock bottom’s chicken tortilla soup
favorite recipes from our kitchen to satisfy the soul.
classic mac ‘n chicken
our famous mac ‘n cheese loaded with roasted chicken. topped with crunchy parmesan breadcrumbs.
sizzling stuffed peppers
whole poblanos stuffed with chicken, chorizo and a three cheese blend, roasted and topped with pico de gallo and mexican crema. served with rockin’ red rice.
lobster & shrimp enchiladas
blue corn tortillas filled with sautéed lobster, shrimp and sweet & spicy peppers. topped with green chile cream. served with salsa roja, tomatillo salsa, black beans and cilantro lime rice.
bacon chicken mac ‘n cheese
with roasted chicken, smoked bacon, tomatoes, mushrooms and green onions. topped with more bacon and crunchy parmesan breadcrumbs.
blackened with spices and served with cajun remoulade $14.25
with cajun remoulade $15.95
roasted zucchini, mushrooms, red peppers, red onions, avocado and Mexican crema $11.95
rb tacos
pepper jack cheese, lettuce and pico de gallo in crisp blue corn tortillas, wrapped with soft flour tortillas. served with black beans and rockin’ red rice.
chicken enchiladas
corn tortillas filled with smoked chicken, tomatoes, peppers, onions and cheddar & pepper jack cheeses smothered with green chile cream sauce and pico de gallo. served with salsa roja, tomatillo salsa, black beans and rockin’ red rice.
grilled bruschetta chicken
grilled chicken breast topped with fresh mozzarella and bruschetta tomatoes. served with grilled seasoned broccoli.
cajun pasta
grilled‎ chicken breast, andouille sausage and shrimp tossed with onions, celery and green peppers in a cajun cream sauce. served over linguine.
chicken fried chicken
crispy chicken breast over cheddar & green chile mashed potatoes with country gravy. served with apple coleslaw.
our legendary ale dough is made right here with our own beer and brewer’s grains.
margherita (v)
mozzarella, roma tomatoes, roasted garlic, olive oil and basil.
loaded with mozzarella and topped with pepperoni.
the italian
italian sausage, pepperoni, red peppers, mushrooms, onions and mozzarella.
el diablo
charred habanero tomato salsa with mozzarella, pepper jack, cheddar & asiago cheeses, pepperoni, andouille and chorizo sausages. topped with sliced jalapeños, salsa roja and farmer’s cheese.
chipotle brisket barbacoa
honey chipotle bbq sauce with mozzarella & asiago cheeses, tender beef brisket and pineapple salsa. topped with green onions, chipotle crema and crispy onion strings.
garden thieves (v)
roasted asparagus, zucchini, potatoes, grilled peppers & onions with chimichurri sauce, roasted garlic and goat cheese. garnished with salsa roja, pico de gallo and fresh basil.
our handcrafted signature burgers are always fresh, never frozen, 100% certified angus beef®, seasoned and cooked to your liking. served on a toasted bun.
upgrade to a bison burger on any signature build for 3.
bacon cheddar
cheddar cheese, hickory bacon, lettuce, tomato, pickles, red onion and bbq jalapeño ranch dressing.
maker’s mark® bourbonzola
maker’s mark® bourbon glaze, gorgonzola cheese and crispy onions.
rock bottom's classic
char-grilled angus beef, cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato, pickles and red onion.
smashed & stacked
two griddled double-stacked patties, signature pub sauce, shaved pickles and loaded with cheddar cheese.
housemade veggie (v)
our recipe includes beans, rolled oats and veggies. griddled and served with lettuce, tomato, pickles, red onion and chipotle mayo.
portobello swiss
marinated, sliced & grilled portobello mushrooms, double swiss, caramelized onions, lettuce, tomato and mayo.
southwest turkey burger
seasoned‎ grilled turkey burger, pepper jack cheese, fresh avocado slices, lettuce, tomato and mayo. topped with crispy fried anaheim peppers.
2:00 a.m.
crispy hash browns, american cheese, hickory bacon and a fried egg.
hand-built, great bread, all the good stuff.
baja chicken
tequila-lime‎ marinated chicken grilled and topped with pepper jack cheese, crispy onions, avocado, tomato, lettuce and chipotle mayo.
avocado chicken
grilled chicken topped with avocado, swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato and ranch dressing.
brewer’s club
roasted turkey, ham, hickory bacon, cheddar & swiss cheeses, tomato and lettuce with chipotle mayo.
hickory bacon chicken
grilled chicken topped with bbq sauce, hickory bacon, cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato, red onion and pickles.
pulled bbq pork
pulled pork piled high. topped with bbq sauce and housemade apple coleslaw.
served with french fries. substitute onion rings for .95
add hickory-smoked bacon to any burger for 1
hot off the grill, our certified angus beef® and usda steaks are seasoned with rb‘s secret spices and char-grilled delicious...same as our chicken and seafood.
want a little heat? add our texas fire rub to any of our steaks.
sizzle any steak with jalapeño butter.
grilled smoky chicken breast & wing
bourbon-glazed wild sockeye salmon
brewery steak & cajun shrimp
big brewery steak
10 oz. certified angus beef® top sirloin
12 oz. usda choice ribeye
dark ale mushroom sauce
our brewers and chefs collaborate often. these recipes are all made from scratch with our own brewed on-site beer
rb ale chicken
seasoned chicken breast, pan-seared and oven-roasted with portobello mushrooms and our own ale demi-glace, served over cheddar & green chile mashed potatoes with seasonal vegetables.
certified angus beef® tips
cab® top sirloin tips, grilled and simmered in our own ale demi-glace with baby portobello and button mushrooms, served over cheddar & green chile mashed potatoes and topped with crispy onions.
fish & chips
our own beer-battered cod served golden brown with french fries, apple coleslaw and housemade cajun remoulade.
cuban cristo sandwich
shaved ham, pulled pork, dill pickles, swiss cheese, honey mustard and mayo on sourdough bread. dipped into beer batter and deep fried. dusted with powdered sugar and served with sweet & spicy jalapeño berry jelly. served with french fries.
add a greenhouse salad* or side caesar salad - 3.95 • add a cup of soup - 3.25
rockin’ red rice
cilantro lime rice
housemade black beans
seasonal vegetables
cheddar & green chile mashed potatoes
grilled seasoned broccoli
french fries
apple coleslaw
mac ‘n cheese
fresh fruit
Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery is a welcoming and engaging craft beer experience with a variety of unique craft beer freshly brewed on-site to pair with our popular American crave-able food like our Brewery Nachos and Ballpark Pretzel, as well as comforting dishes like Bacon Chicken Mac n' Cheese, Fish and Chips and Bacon Cheddar Burger. Each of our 28 locations has a local brewer and friendly staff that work to connect with guests over stories, inspiration and love of craft beer in a casual and comfortable atmosphere.
US$ 7 - US$ 25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
American, Bar, Pub
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews burger jambalaya pretzels chicken fish and chips mac and cheese wings salad great beer brew pub red ale beer sampler sat at the bar downtown chicago kolsch booth
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Was only able to stay for a quick beer. The one I had was great. Staff was friendly. Bar looked like a great place to hangout. Will definitely stop back if have a chance.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank ericfleck
Reviewed 1 week ago

... and good ones, too. The menu offers the usual pub grub with very good burgers. Service is very friendly, accommodating and attentive, prices are at the usual Chicago level.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank SusanneMunich
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the best times here while going out with friends or office gathering Syed is the most gracious host always ask for him whenever here

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank KKandhari
Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

If you love mac n cheese like I do, make sure you at least order a side of this, Delicious!! Hubby ordered rib eye, cooked to order nicely, ate it all! Tried a few different craft beers , free tastings, very enjoyable evening!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Thomas3965
Reviewed 7 February 2019 via mobile

This place is perfect for a brunch or a quick bite. Leila, the server who attended us was very nice and adorable, she helped us and recommended us good plates from the menu. Definitely will revisit in the future.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank j0rgecarl0sb
Reviewed 5 February 2019 via mobile

Restaurant mit eigener Brauerei. Diverse Biersorten. Vielfältig im Geschmack. Tipp: pick your own flight. Six different small beers for 8$. Sehr netter Service. Pflichtprogramm.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank gregord329
Reviewed 30 January 2019

well, it was a good experience but i don't think i will go back. no special taste actually stuck in my mind. good atmosphere

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Maryam B
Reviewed 25 January 2019 via mobile

We had a late brunch or early lunch here. The waiter very friendly. The food very delicious! Everything is good here! We like here!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank flypiggy
Reviewed 17 January 2019

A much Hyped place. Has some good beer options but starters options are very limited. Good service. Good to go once.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Nitin M
Reviewed 15 January 2019

Where do I being I chose the place to go out with friends because I had a wonderful experience at the Bethesda, Maryland location but little did I know what I was going in for. The waitress was busy the whole time with her friends...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Shilpa K
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