|Rock Bottom in Old Market|
Rock Bottom is located on the corner of 11th and Harney. When you walk inside the restaurant it looks like a typical pub. There is a nice size bar in the middle of the restaurant with televisions hanging all around. The restaurant is made up of many tables and booths, along the window there are three large “U” shaped booths with beer taps in the middle of the tables.
Our party of 10 sat in a beer tap table, it was a little crowded, so we added a couple bar stools to the end of the table. We had a lot of fun with the beer tap, the table has a LCD screen to track the number of ounces for the two taps on the table which you are charged $0.28 per ounce ($4.50/16oz). We had fun with our waitress who played along with our shenanigans.
|Reserve a beer tap table|
I had the jambalaya for $14.95, it was a good portion for the size. The jambalaya had good flavor but it had no spice at all. I had to added a bunch of Cholula hot sauce to spice it up. Another member had the braised short rib, which everyone took notice of. It came out with the short rib sitting atop of a mound of mashed potatoes. The meat was fall off the bone tender and Karen said: "It tasted fantastic!" For dessert, Kris ordered the carrot cake, which was amazing!!! For $5.95 the cake was huge and delicious -- everyone was able to enjoy a bite.
After compiling the surveys from the other foodies the pop-we Dinner Club gives Rock Bottom: 4 star average on a scale of 1-5.
Atmosphere/Decor – 4.3
Cleanliness – 4
Wait Staff – 4
Menu – 4
Food Presentation – 4.3
Food Portions – 3.67
Food Taste – 3.67
Cost (was the cost worth meal?) – 4
Noise Level – 3.67
Overall Experience – 4.3
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-population-we™ blog post by Brian Brown
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