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Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

$$ - $$$American, ,
10 Fountain Square Plz, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3102
+1 513-621-1588
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good47%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“nachos” (33 reviews)
“chicken” (37 reviews)
“pizza” (28 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
10 Fountain Square Plz, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3102
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1 - 10 of 647 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our reserved table for 8 was ready as expected on a Saturday night. Our server was friendly but frazzled - forgot our drinks several times, bills wrong, etc. A kids menu was provided but the 6yo in our party was disappointed no crayons available for...More

Thank Dustin B
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Nice meal! Cajun pasta was excellent. The Tall Stacks red ale was a good tasting beer. Service was prompt.

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Spent a cold night in Cincinnati looking for a place to grab a bite. The restaurant is right on fountain square. Their food is bar food. Nachos, only order to share it's huge. Burgers are hand made and big, you can also share. Same with...More

Thank dhyatt2017
Reviewed 10 January 2018

This is a great place for lunch or dinner with seasonal beer and outdoor dining. Great staff and nice food selection. Big enough for a large group yet small enough for date night.

Thank NatiLifer
Reviewed 30 December 2017

We walked to Rock Bottom from the Hyatt Regency around 6 pm on 12-28-2017. We stopped briefly at Fountain Square to watch the ice skaters before entering. We were greeted in the restaurant both promptly and in a very friendly manner. We were allowed to...More

Thank travelrob
Reviewed 27 December 2017

We did not have a good experience. We arrived about 7:30. The hostess put us at a booth in the bar. As I set down there was a french fry and salt on the seat. I brushed it off and sat down. As we set...More

Thank Robin V
Reviewed 22 December 2017

great food that not over expense, the service was good to i will be going again and would recommend for anyone to try

Thank youngi44
Reviewed 21 December 2017

I work right across the street and eat here a lot. I LOVE the chicken nachos and the ballpark pretzel!

Thank Juleta23
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

We stopped at Rock Bottom and had a nice dinner and craft beers. We enjoyed the evening and the food and the location is perfect being right on Fountain Square for all the activities.

Thank ggilbert5517
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

We arrived at Rock Bottom on a Saturday night, around 11:30pm. I’d been traveling all day, and was tired and hangry. We ordered a couple drinks, (lemon drop martini was to die for!!), and appetizers. Within a couple minutes, our friendly server told us it...More

Thank Yearn4Adventure
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Patricia M
14 June 2016|
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Response from HopHead356 | Reviewed this property |
A large Company I worked for held several get together a year at Rockbottom on Fountain Square.We had 30 to 50 guests and management and staff always great and accommodating. Call ahead and they will reserve seating for you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Fountain Square Plz, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3102
    (Fifth Street and Vine Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 513-621-1588
The Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery, located on the corner of Fifth and Vine Streets in the center and heart of historic Fountain Square, is a full service, casual dining restaurant featuring friendly service, made from scratch, moderately priced food and a distinctive selection of handcrafted beer. We offer a lively and entertaining atmosphere showcasing our fresh, handcrafted beers brewed on premises.
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