Even with all the new Highlands competition, Root Down is still a Denver staple.
I have been a guest of Root Downs for more than ten years. Until Saturday, had never been disappointed. Not sure if the team was just off or what. The omelette I had was tasteless but my friends French toast was over the top sweet. I asked for chorizo to be added to the omelette but they gave me a bowl of chorizo. Weird. Everything just seemed tired.
The food is overpriced and overrated. The menu was super confusing because too many ingredients are thrown together that you genuinely can’t decide what to order because literally none of it sounds good together. Also, the bartender was so incredibly rude. My husband and I came here for a date night and we were both very disappointed and ended up ordering pizza as soon as we got home. I would spend your hundreds elsewhere.
Greast food, fun atmosphere. A definite must.
I had fallen in love with this place the first time I visited and since then everytime I have flown in from Austin, TX I have eaten here ( atleast the restaurant in terminal C at the Denver Airport). Flavors are just amazing and the refresh in menu just keeps it exciting each time. The setting is pretty unique too. Love the lighting!
We ordered the every small plate on the menu and everything came out fantastic. Great ambiance, unique drinks and a knowledgeable server made this restaurant experience one to remember.
My favorite restaurant in Denver hands down!
Had a great pre-concert meal. Service was excellent and advice & recommendations were very helpful. Had several apps and split an entree. Ended up being too much food actually so would probably just do wine and apps next time. Cool place.
What can I say - Root Down nails it every time! One of my top 5 in Denver.
Everyone was very friendly, service and food were great! Will definitely return. The staff made our Birthday celebration very nice.
You can't go wrong with Root Down! We scored a last-minute reservation thanks to the snow for a Sunday brunch and were not disappointed. The cappuccino was delicious and my food was great. This is a neighborhood staple!
Celebrated my birthday. I felt special from the beginning to end. Matt was our server, and he did an excellent job.
It was fantastic. Our server was very attentive and offered many suggestions. We were celebrating a friend's birthday. I called before we arrived to ask if they could offer a nice dessert, and they not only provided her with a beautiful dessert, they presented a card signed by all staff right as we were seated.
Server immediately asked about dietary restrictions which was well appreciated as I am gluten free. He asked the chef questions about certain menu items to make sure I could have them or not. He was very friendly and the service was fast! Great spot for GF diners!
Always great food and service. A perfect place for gathering with friends or a needed date with your person.
Everyone who worked there worked very hard to make sure we were comfortable and well-taken care of. Great place, great people, great food!
After a 40 mins wait for our food, a few bites in; I found a hair wrapped around a piece of tofu as you can see in the picture. Waited a while for the server to come back to our table so I could show her what I found, she sent the manager over who asked if I would like them to remake it? Are you kidding me? By that point my husband had already finished his plate, so ya I'm definitely not interested in taking a chance & waiting around another 40 mins in this noisy room for food that wasn't so great to begin with. The weekend brunch service has always been horribly slow, and after today I definitely won't be going back to Root Down.
Everything was good...not great. Except the banana peanut butter creme brulee. That was yum! Staff was friendly. Drinks were tasty and unique. Good overall experience.
I took my sister here for her birthday dinner....we had reservations. The staff was so welcoming helpful, and caring. They made extra effort to make my sisters birthday unique and special.
Our waitress was great, available but not too overbearing. We were able to chat and just have a great evening. The food was AMAZING!! We did a family style like dinner so we could try multiple dishes.....every dish was cooked to perfection, the flavors were incredible and the wine went perfectly!! I would highly suggest this place and reservations well in advance.
Thanks To Root down for a memorable night!!
I had heard great things about Root Down and so decided to try it out. The waiter was excellent. He explained the food choices and asked if anyone had any allergies. He also had mixed drink recommendations. Our food was delicious! we each tried each other's food and everyone's choice was delicious. Our waiter checked on us several times but not too many. We decided to order dessert that was delicious as well. The atmosphere was very nice and pleasant. There was chatter in our section but it wasn't disrupting. We could carry on conversation without bothering others. It was such a nice cozy setting in an old gas station. Overall we had a great experience and would definitely go again. I would highly recommend Root Down for a nice anniversary dinner or date dinner or small friend gathering.
Excellent Food. Everything was prepared to perfection.
Love those Colorado Sliders! My dining companion had the roast chicken & he loved it!
Also excellent salads, although 2 of us split a salad & it would have been nice if the kitchen had split it for us. This was my daughter's birthday; we ordered one dessert to share & they did put a candle on the plate but did not comp the dessert. Would have appreciated a comp on the dessert since, between the 3 of us, we had 13 drinks, which is A LOT!
Love the food, service and especially when they ask about any food allergies. Wonderful anniversary experience!
Love their food! Always great quality ingredients with a special twist.
It was a wonderful experience, and I will definitely be coming back!
The service was spectacular and the food was some of the best I've ever had. Presentation was extraordinary! If I lived nearby, this would be my new favorite restaurant.
We were seated right away with no wait on a Friday afternoon. I am vegan and was dining with a Paleo, we both were able to find great options on the menu. Everything was delicious and the service was fast and friendly!
We decided to go here on a date night because my girlfriend eats gluten-free. They had many options along those lines that were still tasty and delicious. We tried the arepas and they were fantastic and a cool spin on something I'm quite familiar with being Colombian. I personally eat anything but decided to try the tofu. It was great and very flavorful, although, I wish that I was given the option of firmness of the tofu, as I usually prefer soft tofu. Our waiter was amicable and attentive. She did a great job.
Need more light to even read the menu. Portions on the smallish side. The valet parking was excellent.
Wonderful place, me and my wife shared our anniversary dinner here and it was wonderful! Highly recommended. Will be back here!
They were super sweet and comped us a delicious birthday dessert (plus chocolates in case the birthday girl didn’t want to share). We were seated by the door and it was a little chilly, and the music plus acoustics were a bit loud, but overall we enjoyed ourselves!
The meal was OUTSTANDING! Rood Down never disappoints. We took out of town guests, and they were blown away. The menu was proportioned just perfectly. The presentation was gorgeous. Everyone left with a happy feeling and would return on their next visit!
Had a great night with friends. The special hamachi appie was great, needed more!!!! :). Carissa was attentive and made good suggestions. For dessert, had the special trifle, tasty but it didn't satisfy my need.. maybe it was the cake. Enjoyed the BANANA CRÈME BRÛLÉE PIE dessert, but only got banana from the caramelized banana bits, the salted peanuts in the chocolate crust was delish.
Nice food, good service and place wisely decorated
Perfect ambiance and great cuisine for celebrating my wife’s birthday.
Great food, good drinks, and really nice serving staff. We had a great time.
Excellent food and drink, only average service! Reasonable prices for quality of food!
Absolutely fabulous food and service. Would highly recommend to everyone.
I’ve only been there for brunch. Best brunch in Denver hands down!
Great place for a nice dinner. Menu was creative and tasty. Wine was nice - we had a Zin. Service was outstanding: our waitress was attentive and responsive - not too much though. Would definitely recommend and will go back next time in Denver.
I have been looking to eating at Root Down for a few years. took the entire family for Holiday Festive meal. Over priced took a long time to get the food, drinks where good. Server was nice just easily confused.