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Rock Bottom Brewery

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
7900 Norfolk Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-2502
+1 301-652-1311
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good50%
  • Average24%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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7900 Norfolk Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-2502
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had dinner here with another couple on Saturday night. We arrived at 7:00 (with a reservation), and no server came by at all until 7:30, and we had to ask twice. We ordered then, and it took another 30 minutes to...More

Thank bluesea182
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for lunch and I had the Maker's Mark burger, which was really good. The service was spectacular and the beers were good as well.

Thank ace4444
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I nice place with many choices of plates but nothing amazing. Especially the dishes for vegans aren't tasteful. On the other hand the staff are very friendly.

Thank komitage
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hadn't been to RBB for several years. The food was very good and our server excellent (Alissa???). She offered information about smaller glasses of beer when we indicated 20 oz was too large. The entree I ordered had two types of onions. I asked...More

Thank MdTravelerX2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited during a weekday lunchtime. Hostess was pleasant and seated us quickly. Great craft and domestic beer selection. Our server was knowledgeable and friendly. We ordered 3 craft beers. All different and delicious. I ordered the smoked chicken tostadas. They were perfectly portioned. Chicken was...More

Thank Jean L
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

I had the chicken fried chicken and it was delicious. The service was good and the prices weren’t as high as we had anticipated. Definitely a good place to have dinner!

Thank Brekarjen
Reviewed 16 January 2018

We would have eaten here and might have enjoyed it. Unfortunately, we arrived and the hostess was fiddling on her computer/phone/whatever. After standing there and trying to get her attention for five minutes, we walked out. Too bad. Probably not going to try again. Maybe...More

Thank GoneDivingVA
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Rock Bottom has an extensive menu with American standards like steaks, burgers, sandwiches, and salads. I had macaroni and cheese myself. I did think the service was a little slow, but the food was worth it once it came. If you like beer, Rock Bottom...More

Thank Valerie C
Reviewed 14 December 2017

This place has good beer and decent pizzas and small dishes for after hour dinner. The service is good and not pretentious, waiters are friendly and try to accommodate.

Thank alina d
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

I love rock bottom! It is perfect for any occasion. The food takes a pretty long time to come out, and the portions are small, but the experience is worth it. The beer is fantastic as well, obviously.

Thank SacramentoBT12
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7900 Norfolk Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-2502
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 301-652-1311
Rock Bottom Bethesda is five miles north of DC, just off Wisconsin Avenue at the corner of Norfolk Ave and St. Elmo Ave. Yes, it's a lot of Avenues, but we're totally worth it. Just wait until you take your first sip of an award-winning, handcrafted ale from Brewmaster Geoffrey S. Lively. Not only does the beer speak for itself, but he started at Mile High Brewing...that's right, the Laverne & Shirley brewery. Possibly the best credential ever.And hey, don't forget to check out our recently refreshed menu of made-from-scratch entrees, appetizers, dinner salads, burgers and sandwiches.
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