HelpiOS AppAndroid AppWindows Phone AppWindows 8 App

Make a reservation

Party Size
For 2
Date
Fri, 2/23
Time
7:00 PM
icon/ic_social_proofCreated with Sketch.
Booked 91 times today

Root Down

4.7
5475 reviews
icon/ic_price_rangeCreated with Sketch.
$30 and under
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
American
Top Tags:
  • Fit for Foodies (65)
  • Creative Cuisine (58)
  • Neighborhood Gem (55)
Root Down aims to connect the neighborhood to a dining experience in the same way ingredients are connected to food. There should be a seamless bond between the elements and experience, which stimulates the senses and draws people in.

Root Down serves “globally influenced seasonal cuisine,” which basically means we go where inspiration leads us. We’re not tied to one style or genre—we’re hoping to create one of our own.

At Root Down we pride ourselves on striving to solve the ‘Omnivore’s Dilemma.’ We have created a dining spot where all dietary needs will be accommodated, including vegetarian, vegan, raw and gluten free; also allergies or intolerances are always handled professionally by the kitchen team. Our menu has icons reflecting this philosophy, though we always request you notify your server of specific needs. We look forward to seeing you soon!
Dining Style
Casual Dining
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Cuisines
American, Global, International
icon/ic_clockCreated with Sketch.
Hours of operation
Dinner:
Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm -11:00pm
Brunch:
Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm
Saturday - Sunday: 10:00am - 2:30pm
Happy Hour:
Monday - Friday 4:00-6:30pm
Happy Hour is offered in the bar only

Please call for reservations of 6 or more
icon/ic_phoneCreated with Sketch.
Phone number
(303) 993-4200
icon/ic_new_windowCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_paymentCreated with Sketch.
Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
icon/ic_dress_codeCreated with Sketch.
Dress code
Casual Dress
icon/ic_chefCreated with Sketch.
Executive chef
Justin Cucci
icon/ic_private_diningCreated with Sketch.
Private party facilities
Root Down has a private dining room which seats a maximum of 18 guests. Please call or email for further information.
events@ediblebeats.com
icon/ic_locationCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_neighborhoodCreated with Sketch.
Neighborhood
icon/ic_cross_streetCreated with Sketch.
Cross street
33rd and Osage
icon/ic_parking_detailsCreated with Sketch.
Parking details
Complimentary valet service now available.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 5475 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.7  based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.6
service
4.6
ambience
4.2
value
Noise · Moderate
93% of people would recommend it to a friend
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
Sort by
Newest
Filters
ColleenM 
3.0  Dined 2 days ago

I was upset I made this reservation over a week in advance for my birthday and they stuck us at a terrible table right next to the kitchen line and didn't seem to pay much attention to us.

Report
Helpful
Favoriteindecline 
3.0  Dined 3 days ago

We’ve lived in LOHI for 6 years now and have been regulars at root down and Linger for years. We also plan our trips to the airport in such a way that we can eat at root down there. But WOW- what a disappointing experience on wed. Night. You can really tell that the Chef has moved on and management is stretched thin. The menu has become diluted and bland and only carries small remnants of the unique dishes that launched root down. The service was amateur at best, from the bar where we were ignored for 10 minutes to the waitstaff who must have been stretched thin, and didn’t even realize they should be apologizing- or else didn’t care. Drinks and dishes came out at random even when ordered together. We waited and waited- cold the entire time since after 3 requests they could not seem to figure out how to turn up and the heat in the space that must have been close to 64 as I had to wear a coat. I’m not a complainer but I worked in the industry long enough to expect good service and consistent food at this price point. I’m sad to see the way a neighborhood favorite has gone. We ate at root down at the airport the next day and there they at least still make a good burger.

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (Denver)
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

Scallops were great!! Came on Sunday so they had the 3 course dinner for $35. We got beet salad which was very good, tofu was ok and almond ice cream was good just a very small portion. Veggie sliders were ok. Banana cream brûlée was amazing, definitely my favorite part of the meal!

Report
Helpful
KF44 (Denver)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Root Down was excellent in every way! I had the Sunday night special and the salad, entree and dessert were all amazing. The service was great. This is just a down home wonderful place to eat and hang with a friend. I highly recommend it!

Report
Helpful
Bree (Denver)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Very hipster! Lively and energetic. Food was great tasting and unique and our server was pleasant and very responsive. Makes you feel like you are part of the urban scene!

Report
Helpful
litlbit (Denver)
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

Our waitress was excellent. Three of the four of us were happy with our meals. It would be nice if the restaurant did even the smallest gesture for a birthday. Our waitress was aware that we were celebrating a birthday but , of course, I assume the lack of recognition for this special event is a management decision, not up to our waitress.

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Amazing food and drinks, such a nutritious choice. The flavors were on point.

Report
Helpful
vipcoloradosteve (Denver)
4.0  Dined 6 days ago

Root Down is a neighborhood gem that is worthy of a drive all the way cross town. Inventive, quality food are it’s hallmark right after comfortable and lively.

Report
Helpful
KaylaL (Denver)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

Would highly recommend. Everything on their menu was fabulous

Report
Helpful
ShawntelT 
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

The food and service was amazing. We spent a little under 3 hours dining and enjoyed every minute of it.

Report
Helpful
1
2
3
548