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Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

$$ - $$$American, ,
8980 Villa La Jolla Dr, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-1701
+1 858-450-9277
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good49%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (18 reviews)
“mac n cheese” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
8980 Villa La Jolla Dr, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-1701
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1 - 10 of 251 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wife had the lobster and shrimp enchiladas, and they were phenominal! I had the spicy stuffed poblano peppers with chicken, chorizo, and 3 cheeses! Just the right spicy "bite" and incredibly flavorful! We also ordered the house guacamole as an appetizer! Perfect blend of smooth...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Delivery to the Residence Inn next door is what this review is about. We ordered a club sandwich with fries (Delicious), a chicken/avocado sandwich on a brioche bun with onion rings (AMAZING), a cobb salad (giant and wonderfully good) and then a piece of carrot...More

Thank MeNMiSelf
Reviewed 5 October 2017

is it a restaurant, a pub or a diner? Menü was nice, service very friendly, very frank management but if you are to visit on weekend either make a reservation including your food choices or be prepared to receive "we are out of stock answer"....More

Thank Can O
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Have gone to this chain throughout the years. One of their specialties is chicken fried chicken. Portion size was huge. Too much to eat in one sitting. Mashed potatoes seemed to have been sitting around a while. Gravy was a bit thick and on the...More

Thank NathanKelp
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

The food is really good. We were never disappointed about Rock Bottom. We tried it in 3 different places. The service was perfect, it was pretty busy too.

Thank Antho G
Reviewed 16 August 2017

No wait to be seated. Good variety on the menu. Reasonably priced. Lots of choices of home brewed beers

Thank wally360
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

My wife, daughter and I ate lunch here and enjoyed it. I had the jambalaya, which was more than tasty, with good shrimp, andouille sausage and chicken; my wife and daughter split the nachos, which were delicious. Good quick eats. We've been here twice now...More

Thank Don G
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

My wife had the chicken bacon mac n cheese and I had the Texas ribeye. Both were excellent. Steak was cooked as ordered. Service was outstanding and food delivered timely. One note, Trip Advisors menu is wrong, go to the website. There is some items...More

Thank Pastorkevin71
Reviewed 2 August 2017

After unable to find parking in nearby La Jolla shores , we stopped here during the week for a lunch. Service was attentive and we enjoyed our meals which relative to other eateries were more reasonably priced. I am sure when students from nearby UCSD...More

Thank jmbc04
Reviewed 1 August 2017

For a chain pub we knew what we were getting into. The food and menu selections where plentiful but the services was awful. Our waitress could not tare herself away from a table of young studs and we waited excessively long for beverage refills and...More

Thank Steve S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8980 Villa La Jolla Dr, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-1701
    (La Jolla Village Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-450-9277
Description
A lively and casual dining experience, we feature fresh, handcrafted beers brewed on premise and an innovative menu. Our beers range in style from Pale Ales and Light Lagers to Stouts, Belgian-styles and Amber Ales. We also brew many specialty and seasonal beers, all of which are handcrafted by our Brewmaster using his original recipes. The atmosphere is rich in woods and gleaming brewing vessels. Our service is friendly and upbeat. Our moderately priced menu features a medley of items ranging from Fish and Chips to Roasted Chicken and Filet Mignon, a variety of interesting salads, and our world famous White Cheddar mashed potatoes.
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