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Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

€€ - €€€American, ,
740 N Plankinton Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203
+1 414-276-3030
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good46%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (72 reviews)
“mac cheese” (22 reviews)
“chicken” (41 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
740 N Plankinton Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

This was one of my favorite downtown restaurants and have eaten here many times. My experience today was disappointing to say the least. We waited about ten minutes at the hostess station before being greeted and it was not even busy. The waiter started out...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank summerslide
Reviewed 2 April 2018

I am a West Coast annoying mostly Vegan eater so probably not the best place for me to eat, but I was with family and this worked for them so was being a team player. (I mean everyone has salads at least!). For a vegan,...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Joni M
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend this Resturant. It's very big with lots of seating and right on the river. Would be great in the summer time. They have a huge outdoor bar. The food was excellent and prices are perfect. Our waiter Adam was the best!!!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Lissa99
Reviewed 13 March 2018

I was touring around Milwaukee and after visiting several spots, I was hungry. I had finally found the bronze Fonz and RockBottom was a walk over a working drawbridge. It was a blustery day and it actually rained a bit. The neighborhood was busy because...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Sabrina N
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Review slanted due to bad experience with other patrons. We were seated in an area with a large group of people, who were in the process of being cut off from alcohol, and not being happy about it. The staff on hand was hard pressed...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank jralp01
Reviewed 6 March 2018

i don't drink and do not care for hipster cool Breweries but the restaurant, boy what a treat. head across the river and see the Bronze Fonz

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank JimDeBerry
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

We came in for a pit stop from walking around. Had great beer (the red was great) and nachos, fried pickles and the pretzel. Yummy!

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank varneykr
Reviewed 1 March 2018

My wife and I went prior to seeing Steve Winwood and couldn’t have been happier with our choice. I had Cajun Pasta, Jambalya with noodles and my wife had veggie tacos. People may have thought something was going on at our table with all the...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank ClaptonWi
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

I had an excellent experience at Rock Bottom due to the combination of great food, atmosphere, and service/suggestions provided by our waitress Mary! I was here on a business dinner with a group of my colleagues and greatly enjoyed the brewery nachos, perfect for (4),...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Bobby B
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

We came here for Valentines Day dinner around 4:30. Place was pretty empty. We were seated way in the back and took extremely long for our waitress to take our order. She was not friendly and very poor customer service skills. Food was good (as...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Hannah K
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30 September 2017|
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Response from northernerpalmtreelo | Reviewed this property |
Not really sure. I would phone them to check.
Amanda M
5 March 2016|
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Response from LadyM005 | Reviewed this property |
Sandwiches are around $10-$12.00. Sorry, don't know about wine.
28 November 2015|
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Response from JL2z | Reviewed this property |
check their website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, View, 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: 740 N Plankinton Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203
    (Wells Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-276-3030
  • E-mail
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.
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