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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%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (73 reviews)
“mac cheese” (22 reviews)
“chicken” (41 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 00:00 Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
740 N Plankinton Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

I made reservations and took 8 friends to Rock Bottom during a recent visit to Milwaukee. while i was nervous because recent reviews were not kind every person had a great meal including the Nachos Appetizer we shared at the table. Julia our server was...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank fooodie66
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We brought our grandkids and the kids menu had lots of good choices for them. The server was extra friendly with them.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank JL2z
Reviewed 20 December 2017

It was my first time to Milwaukee! I loved the building this restaurant calls home -- historic, and really cool looking! It was open and cavernous inside, but I was warm (in spite of the cold weather). I appreciate that. The food was delicious! The...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Anni B
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Love Rock Bottom! Great menu, great craft beer and drinks! Servers so nice!! Manager paid for our burger that was cold. So nice of management Highly recommend.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Linda H
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Good eats, fantastic service awesome view. I did a review that disappeared I had the server's name who was awesome. Must sit outside if weather is nice

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank VacationTonyC
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

This is a bar and restaurant right in the river in downtown. We called for a flight of six beers ($10) in October 2017. Great beers and great service. Some of the UnTappd listings are incorrect - wrong abv, ibu or even the full name....More

Date of visit: October 2017
2  Thank StephenGlobeTrotter
Reviewed 12 October 2017

This is a chain right along the river front. It is close to many venues in the area. There is some outdoor seating but it was too chilly for us. The service was prompt and the food tasty and reasonable. The server was new but...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank Jen78703
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We had dinner at the Rock Bottom before a show in the city. The location was great as it is near many theater venues, and it is right on the river. The burgers were great, service was average.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Paul K
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Had lunch on the patio and a private dinner inside on the lower level. Both were very enjoyable. The patio was right on the river. The food was very good for both meals

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Ray W
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We had our son's rehearsal dinner here in a large lower level "Old Milwaukee Pub" type party room. Great food and wonderful beer. A very good time was had by all. Very reasonable pricing for the event.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank CarlG1610
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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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