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Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

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Neighbourhood:
Downtown
American, Bar, Pub
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115 Stuart St, Boston, MA 02116-5609
+1 617-742-2739
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Today
11:30 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 00:00
Fri 11:30 - 01:00
Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Reykjavik, Iceland
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88 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by before the theater for drinks and some food. The pomberry cosmopolitan was recommended by the waiter and it was really good. Food and beers we had were good to.

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Thank Thorbjorg S
Walsall, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having visited several other Rock Bottoms we headed straight for Boston's version from this popular pub chain. Very good with good service too. As always the beers were spot on. One night we ate there went to the theatre and came back to the pub! Sadly when we revisit the States in September there are no pubs from this chain... More 

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Thank XerxiesOreilly
Boylston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner here before seeing Jon Anderson at the Wang Theater. Rock Bottom is located right across the street. Food was great and staff very friendly. Atmosphere was nice. Booths were comfortable .Sat five of us easy.

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Thank bhdonnellon
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Typical sports bar with typical greasy food. Beer is average at best, mostly bland and inoffensive in taste. Don't visit if you're looking for special craft beer, decent location to just watch sports and down a few beers.

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Thank Lb_nl
CANADA
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walked in here not knowing what to expect and we ordered drinks and the jalapeño pretzel starter and was delish!!

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Thank 3TOGIRLS
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rock Bottom is a chain, but don't let that put you off. We opted for a bar seat rather than wait for a table, good food and good atmosphere made for an excellent all round experience.

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Thank bobholt_2000
Beacon Hill, Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time we had to wait 45 minutes for a table here but it was worth it! Great food for a friend's birthday dinner and service was pretty fast despite the place being packed. Our waitress, Cindy, was wonderful! Definitely a good place to go with a bigger group of people.

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Thank shaunaannebrown
London, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Visited his place a couple of times during our stay, sometimes for beer, sometimes for beer and food. Plenty on the menu, although I wasn't impressed with mine - but I think I ordered something that I thought was something else - and lots of nice beers. Staff were great and prices not too bad. Cocktail menu quite impressive as... More 

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Thank Keith F
Cleveland, OH
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98 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We stopped by with a group on our way by for a beer. It was a Saturday night so very busy. We found a spot in the corner and stayed for a few beers each. There beers are very good and reasonably priced. Not many locals.

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Thank DKLAG
Boston, Massachusetts
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83 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I came here to get drinks and appetizers before attending a comedy show. This is a perfect casual place to go before a show because it is so close to all of the theaters. Our server was awesome, and the restaurant had a great atmosphere! We all ordered drinks and split the Brewery Nachos and the Jalapeño Pretzel Stix. If... 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
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 Stuart St, Boston, MA 02116-5609
  • Public Transportation: Take the Green Line to Boylston station. Walk south one block to Stuart street and turn left. We are on the right hand side.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-742-2739
Description
Rock Bottom offers an exciting dining experience in the heart of Boston"s Theater District embracing classic and contemporary cuisine by Chef Jeb Boyle with a thoughtful, unpretentious delivery. Rock Bottom welcomes dining guests into a comfortable, spirited atmosphere with some of Boston's best servers and bartenders, who engage guests with a wide selection of the best in local beers, shaken signature martinis, and individual wine service.

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