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Root Down and the Edible Beats Family (Root Down, Linger, Ophelias, Vital Root and El Five) are very grateful to welcome you back into our restaurant.
Our menu continues to feature eclectic, globally-influenced seasonal cuisine, with a focus on organic, natural and locally-sourced ingredients.
Our interior dining space has the classic vibe of a neighborhood restaurant, while our large main patio offers picturesque views of the near neighborhood and downtown skyline.
We are open for inside dining and to-go, and patios are open at full capacity.
We look forward to seeing you again, we MISSED you!
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Roasted Baby Beet Salad
Arugula, Colorado Goat Cheese, Toasted Hazelnuts, Radish, Beet-Sunflower Pesto & Basil Vin
Rockfish Tom Kha*
Bamboo Rice, Carrot, Snap Peas, Cilantro, Radish & Chili Oil
Veggie Burger Sliders
Jalapeño Jam, Slaw, Pickled Red Onion, Sweet Potato Fries & Curry Lime Yogurt
New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers
Root Down will be offering a special New Year's Eve menu to ring in the new year! Menu TBD.
Best vegetarian dishes in Denver! I am not a meat eater, but my dinner dates said the chicken and scallops were delicious.
We have been to Root Down before and are never disappointed. It was our choice to celebrate our anniversary and it was a great choice
The menu makes the restaurant appear to be 5/5 star restaurants but then you find out that the food is over seasoned and over cooked and doesn’t do the menu justice.
Root Down never disappoints! Everything is delicious, staff and service are always pleasant, attentive, and thoughtful! Thanks for a great meal!
LOVE Root Down - never fails to deliver a great meal with exceptional service. The food is top notch and always incredibly creative.
Awesome vegetarian options!
as a vegan its hard to find restaurants with a good selection of options, but they had tons of vegan plates and choices that could be modified. We ordered a selection of small plates and every single dish was amazing! Staff were nice, atmosphere was lovely. Look forward to coming back when we visit Denver again
Have been here at least 5+ times & Root Down staff/food always hits the spot.
Service $ food was amazing!
Nice, helpful staff and delicious plates. Wine list was good as well.
Great service and meal
Excellent as always. Denver staple. Great views, food, ambiance, originality.
Our server was so helpful and knowledgeable. Highly recommend Root Down. Food is amazing. We are gluten free. The hamburger bun was the best ever. It didn’t fall apart. We will definitely Italy be back!
Best lamb burger in the country - by far.
The ambiance and food were unbelievable. Everything my table ordered was delicious and the service was excellent. I would definitely return!
Birthday dinner - Food and service were outstanding!
Food was delicious and different! So tasty. Service was excellent. We will definitely be back!
Victoria (waitress) was fantastic. The food was excellent as usual at Rootdown. The cocktails were strong and flavorful. I’ve been going to Rootdown since it opened over a decade ago, and it has remained one of my favorite restaurants in town! Looking forward to coming back…
Came for a birthday. Great food and great service. Thank you Root Down!
We had a reservation, but had to wait 15 min for our table. We got drinks, but the waitress took a while to come back and take our order. We got our starter 1 hour after sitting down! And while we were eating out main, they rushed us to order dessert because the kitchen was closing. This was my second time there and it was a very different experience from the first time. Disappointing!
The most delicious brunch ever and the service great!!!
Great fries, lovely ambiance on the patio + solid service. Gnocchi and chicken entree were underwhelming.
We had a perfect brunch! The food, the service, the mimosas, were all on point! Great atmosphere. Clean and covid conscious. Love this place and keep coming back! Thank you!
The drinks and Food were great! We got small plates to share and really enjoyed the beet salad and arepas. Will be coming back!
I had snacked wayy too much which left me just hungry enough for dessert. The waitress, Nicki, directed me to the banana cream option. With glazed banana on top, the creamy decadence was just what I was craving.
Thank you for the lovely service and food.
We were greeted, seated and had an excellent waiter, Al.
Our meal was very good!
Moving to Denver
Really enjoyed the allergy labels on food menu. I’ve enjoyed Root Down a few times, the current menu is ok. Looking forward to a different menu!
Everything was very good. Ingredients was fresh. Service was excellent. Nothing to complain. Recommend!
I asked for certain booth in the bar and a candled dessert for son's birthday. RD went over and above as usual! Thanks for making a special occasion even more special!
I will never go here again. It was my first time, we waiting an hour and a half after ordering for Entrées.. They brought out the wrong entrée.. Which is usually no big deal but it was my toddlers entrée who had just been waiting an hour and a half..She had to wait another 15 minutes to get the correct food… It was super disappointing because we were taking her out for something special and it was just a bad experience all around
Great place to eat. Staff was amazing and fun. Great food and unique cocktails.
Our food was great. I got the Huevos Rancheros and loved all the flavors. One person at my table got the Cauliflower Ceviche - it was surprisingly good, tasted like regular Ceviche. He also got the Vegan Sliders and loved them. Another ordered the Lamb Burger and thought it was great. We also had an order of Fried Chicken & Biscuit that was delicious. Everyone said they would eat there again.
Root Down is great! The food was fresh and super inventive and interesting. We didn’t even order entrees, we ended up just ordering many, many plates to share and get to experience lots of different flavors! Staff was awesome and helped us celebrate our anniversary with a bit of champagne! Great food in a fun part of the city!
We ate at Root Down about 4 years ago and knew that when we got back to Denver it would be at the top of our "return to" list ! It did not disappoint! The Devils on Horseback appetizer and The Rockfish Tom Ka entree were outstanding, just as we remembered. There was less sauce on the Rockfish this time but the flavors were still remarkable. We have been very impressed with the whole Denver food scene, but Root Down remains a favorite!
The food has so many flavors and it was all amazing!
Drinks and apps were great, as always. I am really disappointed that they took off their Moroccan Chicken, it was amazing. The new chicken dish (chicken two ways) is not very good. It looks like it should have a lot of flavor, but it does not. I used to come in once or twice a month, but I am not really interested in coming back for a full dinner until they rotate out to a new chicken dish.
Took a friend from out of town for dinner, his first time, I've lost track of how many times I've dined. We had a nice table outside. The online menu was easy to read, service was prompt and attentive. As always, the food was fantastic and we both enjoyed each dish. Really a great place for a casual dinner with friends for good food, interesting cocktails, and relaxed conversation.
Root Down does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Root Down also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (303) 993-4200.
Root Down is rated 4.7 stars by 7347 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.