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Root Down

4.8
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6892 Reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
We are open for dine-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!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 6892 people are saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
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CaitlinS
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food at Root Down is excellent, I can’t recommend it highly enough, my vegan meal was outstanding and my husband enjoyed his steak plate just as much. Lovely service and safety is an obvious priority with hand sanitizer on every table and masks worn by all staff.

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NikR
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

It really was an absolutely awesome experience. The food is so good. Very fresh and not too salty or overdone with sauces etc. Drinks were good, server was super friendly and knowledgeable of the menu. That side of town is all very walkable and hip. I can't wait to go back.

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vipMarthaM
Tampa
16 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Fun neighborhood place with great food and cocktails!

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food5service2ambience3

Food and atmosphere was great but we had a very rude waiter that took away from the experience a bit.

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LizG
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food and great ambiance. Went there for brunch and sat outside. The mushroom omelette was delicious.

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TSnFriends
Denver
37 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall3food2service4ambience5

We love Root Down - one of our favorites as evidenced by the number of reviews on this site. Friday was not up to standard. Key issue was food temperature. It seems perhaps the food sat in the window for a bit before being delivered and it was inconsistent. We both ordered Devils on Horseback. Mine was cold. My dining partner's was hot. Her other dish was warm, my lamb burger was cool. My fries were hot but her side order of fries was not. So really strange.

Service was pretty good - not as attentive as normal but satisfactory.

Just not sure the meal Friday night was worth the 200 bucks or so we spent in total.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tiffany was the best ever. So glad she was our person to “hang” with. Great energy great recommendations. Could not think of what could have been better for our 9 year anniversary dinner at the place we had our first date in May 2010 Only suggestion is to please bring back the three chili chicken. That said the Rock Fish Tom Kha was off the charts as was the carrot gnocchi. Wow

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vipStevenB
Denver
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Top notch across the board!

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OpenTable Diner
Montreal
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service were fantastic, outdoor cocktails while we waited for our table were nice as well.

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vipSalt
Chicago
15 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

My daughter and I had a very nice time on the patio. The shrimp ceviche tacos and The Rockfish entree were our favorites. The broth was luscious! Thanks for a great night!

MM
vipMaureenM
New York Area
36 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a Bohemian gem! All small plates delish and entrees and cocktails too!

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MarkInBoulder
Tallahassee
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went there for my wife's birthday, and it didn't disappoint. We sat out on the patio, nice corner seat surrounded by bamboo. The ambience was great, food was outstanding (The middle eastern tofu dish, Rockfish Tom Ka, and roasted Cauliflower small plate), and service (AL) was excellent. He was very knowledgable and friendly, just the right balance of service and social. Will definitely be back!

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merie
Salt Lake City
2 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best brunch we have had in a while. Everything was delicious!

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OpenTable Diner
Central Texas
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great brunch and delicious food. Great outdoor seating and plenty of space.

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vipParticularDenver
Denver
20 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Great food! Always a great place to take clients. Service was a bit slow with sometimes 20 minute breaks between anyone bringing our order or checking on us, but it is Covid season so nothing is normal. Over all a great meal.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We loved our dining experience! The server was knowledgeable and ensured we order the right small plates and apps to experience all the flavors offered. The food was absolutely delicious, my described it as “unexpectedly flavorful.” We can’t wait to go back, already our new favorite Denver restaurant.

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Amazing
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food at Root Down is always amazing and the servers are attentive and friendly. It is one of our go-to places for excellent food and service.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I came for his birthday. We are both dairy free and they were very accommodating! The drinks were delicious! Service was great. Can’t wait to come back!

JD
vipJennyinDenver
Denver
17 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Root Down is always good... Always. Tiffany even remembered the drink I always order despite the fact she hadn't seen us in 6+ months.

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LizV
Denver
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Omg the cauliflower appetizer was amazing. We got the steak and scallop special and it was dynamite. The Moroccan chicken was great to

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KristiK
Denver
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Root Down has been my favorite restaurant for years. Consistently great, innovative food. Good service. And they've made the necessary adjustments to make you feel safe dining there - even if you're inside.

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marnie
Denver
10 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Delicious and different. Save room for the salted chocolate chip cookies

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vipianmacgillivray
Denver
12 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2020
Overall1food1service3ambience5

Slow service. Salty food. Bad sirloin.

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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I equally love dining here as much as I do working!

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Pepper
Austin
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous service! I have a lot of food allergies, and our server was quick to double check all the food, and even made sure I got dessert! I can't recommend Root Down enough! And the drinks were fabulous too!

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Pablo
Cincinnati
2 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

have had many meals at RD. not a good night. slow bar service, food (typically excellent) was mediocre. better luck next time?

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vipBillyK
Denver
19 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Hadn’t been to Root Down for years and we were pleasantly surprised just how great it was. Frank took excellent care of us and steered us towards menu choices that were spot on.

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Carlah
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall3food5service3ambience4

When I placed reservation, I was told you did something special for Birthdays. It was our daughter's birthday and they brought out a tiny piece of chewy candy. Was bummed that was all you did.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I cannot remember the last time that I had such an impressive and amazing experience having brunch. The waitress, the cleanliness, the organization, and the look of the entire restaurant was absolutely amazing I recommend to everyone. It was my upcoming birthday and also my best friends and they gave us shots on the house and a free dessert to celebrate. Top-notch all the way

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IlanB
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Great vibe! The rockfish tom kha and beet salad were fantastic. Only negative was we got seated at an unfortunate table too close to the entrance and street with poor lighting. Couldn't see the food well at all.

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OpenTable Diner
Nashville
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall1food5service1ambience5

Our server was terrible, pretty disappointing because it’s always good service

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AaronF
Denver
5 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Root Down should be a Denver staple for everyone. Locally sourced and fresh produce used. The service staff is caring and informative. Just an awesome place.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always wonderful food!

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vipWilliamD
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Biscuit brunch was over the top great. Service was outstanding. Overall great experience.

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LoriB
Hong Kong
2 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Sunday brunch was fantastic. The Bloody Mary and Froloma were both outstanding. The server seemed a bit distracted or uninterested. This is something that seems more common in the last month. Perhaps it's a result of being understaffed due to Covid.

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vipAdiaG
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Root Down was great! Our server was friendly and attentive and the good was delicious. I loved that we could get our food vegan and gluten free. Also the Fraloma cocktail was amazing.

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PeggyJ
Denver
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had the most wonderful time!!! Food and service was exceptional! Will definitely come back!!!!!

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Rick
Denver
5 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have never had anything but a wonderful dining experience at Root Down

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janetr
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Love the food, drinks needed more liquor, champagne was flat.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on September 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had so much fun, loved the food, and had great wait staff helping us.

FAQs

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 4.8 stars by 6892 OpenTable diners.

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