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Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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740 N Plankinton Ave Fl 1, Milwaukee, WI 53203-2403 (Wells Ave)
+1 414-276-3030
Today
11:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Wi
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family ate here after "A Christmas Carol". Parking was easy and right out front and cheap. The place wasn't busy so the service was quick but I would imagine that it's always quick. The food was good and our waitress was pleasant. I would go here again.

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Thank Bo H
Milwaukee
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great place to eat and visit with friends during the summer months in Milwaukee. Outdoor deck overlooks the Milwaukee River. Great food, excellent service.

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Thank 254joannej
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All the people that I know that do drink beer thought it was amazing I was there for their wonderful wonderful food my bison burger was perfectly cooked so nicely flavored French fries were so crisp yet soft yet perfectly tasting Santa Fe salad had all kinds of little surprises including little deep-fried Anaheim Chiles on top that was so... More 

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Thank Apple A
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on a Saturday night with a group of about 18, which is a busy time, but they were obviously understaffed. The waiter was doing his best but the food came out in long intervals with the last of the food coming out at least 30 minutes after the first of our group were served. Food was average in... More 

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Thank Elina P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Basement makes a great group party space with a bar, music and ample space to decorate and move around.

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Thank Krista K
Wausau, Wisconsin
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114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was here way before other craft brewers however beer quality is very good! Great location downtown which is walking distance from many hotels. Nice menu selection, found my Baja Chic sandwich so be very good! Nice staff, will return again!

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Thank Tom P
Marquette, Michigan
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72 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

We ate there on a Thursday night. The waiter needs to learn people friendly skills. Food was just so so. Nothing was exceptional.

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Thank Cinder17
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Great beer and even better burgers. The burgers are juicy and you can tell that they are fresh. Try the cheese curds too.

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Thank Elizabeth P
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

The food is just okay, and it can be hard to get a table outdoors on a nice summer day. But, if you can sit outside, it is a really nice place to eat along the river.

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Thank liznotlemon
South Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Located right downtown on Milwaukee's Riverwalk, Rock Bottom brings good food, good craft beer and a fun festive atmosphere. With all the activities downtown close by it gets busy on the weekend, reservations are highly recommended on Friday and Saturday nights. It's close to all the Theater Venues making it ideal for a pre or post show dinner. The menu... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 740 N Plankinton Ave Fl 1, Milwaukee, WI 53203-2403
    (Wells Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-276-3030

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?