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Jan 31, 2009 12:14 PM

Rock Bottom, Braintree closing

According to a post over at this will happen tomorrow night, after the game.

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  1. I'm really sad to hear that, although the last few times I've gone they weren't very busy. For a chain restaurant they actually had some pretty good food. Their shrimp cocktail was quite good. The shrimp was steamed in one of their beers and complimented the shrimp quite nicely. They also made a decent mac & cheese and pulled pork sandwich. The plaza is pretty saturated with restaurants, especially since the Cheesecake Factory opened and with Rock Bottom being just outside the mall, I think it was a disadvantage for them.

    1. That was the last Rock Bottom in the Northeast, actually. I believe that the closest one to us now is in Pennsylvania.

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      1. re: hiddenboston

        There's still one in Boston (I believe) in the theatre district near Stuart & Tremont

        1. re: JoeM

          Yes, I believe the Boston location is still open. I was there just a few months ago, but that'a lifetime in the restaurant business. I love that they have an ice strip down the middle of their bar.

      2. I was never a big fan of their brews but I agree with the Pegmeister that the food was fairly decent, if not destination good.