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Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

) #176 of 7,843 Restaurants in Chicago ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, ,
1 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60654-4806
+1 312-755-9339
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good49%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (80 reviews)
“pretzels” (19 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60654-4806
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1 - 10 of 827 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We had planned to eat here, they had beer, good kids menus and it wasn't to fancy to bring our kids. We were happy with everything! The beer was good, the kids were happy, and my wife said her salad was the best she's had....More

Thank pops_porter
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Walking around Chicago, getting hungry we began looking for a place to eat near us and found Rock Bottom around the corner. The place is huge with several levels, rooftop seating, bar, and lots of windows allowing for natural lighting. Our booth was nice and...More

Thank Mushmom2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had late night drinks with friends and family on the roof-top bar. Great views and good drinks. Only issue was the roof closed at midnight.

Thank Brett P
Reviewed 1 week ago

First impression says it all: the menus were sticking to the table ... I liked the starter, mini street tacos (fish), but the grilled ribeye was a disaster. It was burnt in black stripes, leaving an unpleasant taste. I tried removing the charred parts but...More

Thank Stany_VE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good beer, good food, and a great rooftop bar. The rooftop didn't seem very kid-friendly, but I would imagine at a table indoors it would have been. Definitely a great place for happy hour, or to go without the kids.

Thank Mcollins4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for festivities for a bachelorette party! Great selection, something for everyone! The service was great and they have a killer rooftop bar!

Thank Janet S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After spending all day walking Wrigley and going to the game we decided to eat across the street from our hotel. We don't normally eat at chain restaurants but it was close and they had tables. We ordered bacon wrapped popper and soft pretzels for...More

1  Thank Roger K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are not from the City, I am from Canada and everyone else from Michigan. There were 15 of us, showed up last minute on a Saturday night and were accomodated without an issue. The server was very welcoming and all of our food was...More

Thank quietstorm2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a large restaurant a brewery close to the action of the shopping district. We've been here several times and it is always a good place to go especially in a crawl. This venture had us eating fried jalapeños. It's got a pretty good...More

1  Thank P1285YXamyh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had drinks on rooftop. Glass of wine was really small but not expensive. Biggest problem is they allow smoking up there. Yum! I'll find somewhere else to drink.

2  Thank dbldardu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 25
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60654-4806
  • Public Transportation: Rock Bottom is located right off of the Red Line at the Grand Ave. stop.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighbourhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-755-9339
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