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Russian River Brewing Company

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725 4th St, Santa Rosa, CA 95404-4407
707 545-BEER
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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208 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

2nd time here for PTY release. AWESOME! Love everything about this place. Food is as good as the beer!

Thank Derrick D
Princess Anne, Maryland
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44 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went for the younger release. My wife and I are wine people but our friends wanted a night of beer and this did not disappoint. Get the wings as a starter, they were awesome!

Thank Brian D
Petaluma, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We waited in line for three hours to get our tastes of Pliny the Younger with our good friends last week. We have made this a yearly tradition and have fun waiting and love Pliny the Younger. We had lunch. Our friends had a salad and chicken sandwich. I had a vegan sandwich and my hubby had a chicken sandwich.... More 

Thank DroolieK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Waited in the rain for over an hour, then inside for 45 minutes to get a table. yeah, I get it, Pliny the Younger release was out, but they ran out just the day before. Asked the bartender for a "taste" of regular Pliny the Elder; he comes back with the remark that, "you can taste about anything on the... More 

Thank Sam M
New Baden, Illinois
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

the night before, Pliny the Younger was released(a new beer). there was some left. we waited over an hour to get in. had to get a wristband due to the popularity of the beer. once we got in, we tried many of the beers. huge variety. some of the best sour beers ever. tried pizza, wings, salad, antipasto. food was... More 

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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Saw this opportunity on the local news. Annually this brewery presents it's 10.5% IPA beer and it results in 4-6 hour wait time in the line. This gets you a wrist band three beers and three hours in the brewery. Not so sure I would wait three hours again but it was a total experience. People watching at it's finest.... More 

Thank sholl789
San Francisco, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Waited in line 2.5 hours to try Pliny the Younger, and it deserves all the accolades. It has a rich body with layers of complex flavors. I usually do not care for the bitterness in a hoppy beer, but the Younger was an Exception! The food is well above average for a brewery, but they tend to be too spicy... More 

Thank SFGourmet
Santa Rosa, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Russian River Brewery truly has some great beer, but the experience of going here is so terrible that it's just not worth it. The place is always crowded and you'll have to wait a considerable amount of time to get a table only to find out that their menu is incredibly limited to basically nothing more than over priced pizza.... More 

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Miami, Florida
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This bustling brewpub in Santa Rosa, CA does not disappoint! We took the trip for the annual release of Pliny the Younger (only available for 2 weeks in February). The line was long but moved quickly and was well organized. When inside, we tasted some incredible beers that are brewed on site. Our sampler consisted of their Belgian and Sour... More 

Thank Victoria C
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Typical bar food, beer locally brewed, mostly a name. Busy and a local icon...that's all. Ambience is rustic and lively.

Thank Teresa B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 725 4th St, Santa Rosa, CA 95404-4407
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Santa Rosa
  • Phone Number: 707 545-BEER

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?