Rootstock

4.5
164 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
Rootstock, featuring our open air Rooftop is primarily a Wine and Bourbon bar, located in the lively Downtown District of Woodstock Ga. The venue offers a full bar with focus on wine from family owned, mostly organic vineyards. We pride ourselves on having a curated whiskey and bourbon list that is second to none. Rootstock hosts a modern kitchen, allowing us to offer gourmet food, including Tapas, Entrees, Salad, Soup, Dessert and charcuterie. We are well equipped to host your special occasion events, from birthday celebrations to rehearsal dinners.
In 2017, our 2nd level entertainment space was erected onto the original 1908 building. This brilliant design offers spectacular 360’ views of the city. The sunsets are magical and The Rooftop is rapidly becoming a favorite spot for many guests. Live Music Thursday-Saturday!! Call ahead to request Rooftop seating or request through open table
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  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
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  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
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vipMercergirl
Tampa
61 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place is wonderful! Everything from the food to the service to the drinks was superb! I love that it's convenient to my home, and I look forward to going back soon.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

My wife and I have been twice since moving into the area. It’s a great little spot for some great wine and nice tapas.

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BillPete
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Four of us had 5 tapas and a cheese board and would order them all again. It was the best cheese board I have had, which included a triple cream. Great wine selection for pairing. We finished with some great hand crafted bourbon after-dinner drinks. Our amazing waitress, Abbey and her co-workers made sure there was not a minute of want. All while a very good country singer played in the background (think Chris Stapleton style). I am looking forward to Rioja wine tasting/pairing Jan 13. Always a great experience.

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ArtherG
E. Tennessee
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2021
Overall5food3service4ambience4

Great place to socialize over a few drinks. Food is "ordurvey" rather than traditional full entrees. Atmosphere is great and their service is very friendly and attentive. We had a great time.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on December 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was Amazing and came out quickly after we ordered. The service was outstanding. Everyone was so friendly. We will definitely dine here again!

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Foodiefan
Atlanta
21 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Atmosphere is wonderful, and the food, while a limited menu, was all quite delicious. Wonderful wine list with varieties you don’t often see. Our waiter needed more training and knowledge, but otherwise, the experience was quite lovely.

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vipAndrewA
Atlanta
43 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Our reservation was cancelled by the restaurant. Apparently the woman who checked us in didn't know what she was doing. Thus, we DID NOT collect our points. I emailed OpenTable about the situation but have not heard back. We're a little miffed about the situation.

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MechanicKelly
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on December 15, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Excellent food, drinks, service, and atmosphere. Will definitely be coming back.

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kennethm
Savannah
1 review
Dined on December 15, 2020
Overall1food1service3ambience1

salad drowned in vinegar!steak burned on the outside lasangna over done top mush in middle!my tenyearold cooks better!

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DavL
1 review
Dined on December 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place! Love going there. Not cheap by any means but unfortunately neither is anything else these days. Can't go wrong with anything on the menu, and the wait staff knows their wines for sure.

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vipNancyB
Atlanta
10 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We had been there for dinner and went back for brunch. The sandwiches we had were fantastic and the side were equally as good. The only issue we had was the deviled eggs. They were nothing to write home about and compared to the other tasty offerings, I would skip them. Overall, it was great. We will definitely be back!

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FirstDate
1 review
Dined on December 3, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We wen to Rootstock on a first date and was very pleased with the service. The staff were all very knowledgeable on the wine selection and food. We had a cheese platter and bacon wrapped shrimp, both were excellent. It was also a nice touch that an assortment of pickled vegetables and olives were served as an appetizer.

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Review22
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience5

The food taste is OK. The overall value is not where it should be. In short everything is expensive for what you’re getting it needs about a 30% reduction in price to be comparable to other things in the area considering the food and the value. Nice place nice people but not the place to come to eat.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best night! Weather was perfect. Sat outside upstairs, live music great drinks & tapas.

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GOOD
Atlanta
6 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great! Especially the roof top overlooking Woodstock!

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CharlesL
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great food and service. A little on the pricey side.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience3

The service was just OK. The waitress never asked us if we wanted wine with our meal or if we wanted dessert at the end

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BryanJ
Atlanta
9 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience4

I always enjoy Rootstock and love the variety it offers...but they didn’t comply with any COVID parameters even though they had a sign posted they comply and I even checked before arriving. No staff had masks on and they were very cozy with each other and with those sitting at the bar. The tables were still situated as of there was no COVID and they seated a couple right next to us even when there was other options. While I may consider returning it will be well after I get the COVID vaccine.

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vipHolly
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

service and food were great! We will be back for sure.

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Audronejagie58
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was very nice and warm time for my birthday early dinner.
Food was excellent and delicious. The hoist and waitress so nice and friendly.
I will definitely coming back!

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dinnerdate74
Richmond
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience3

Live music was too loud. Chef's board was not great and was not balanced in flavors or options. Sweet bread on the board was a bad choice.

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vipSinsOfSins
Cincinnati
9 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Overall good wine list and bar menu, service was good, food was good not great but good selection. It rained so they moved the live music inside and unforgettable that made it a bit loud and hard to converse with friends.

Rootstock
Responded on October 10, 2020

Thanks for sharing your experience from last night. Our apologies the noise level was a little higher than usual. We hope you will choose to join us again in the future.

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vipDale
Columbus
2 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience5

This is a great local shop that I always enjoy going to, the staff is great and service is amazing. What I have noticed is that their drink prices have increased and the actual glass pour has decreased considerably. Was there on Saturday night and each drink i received was less then half filled of the plastic cup they provided... Not sure I will be going back if this will continue.

Rootstock
Responded on October 10, 2020

Hi Dale, thanks your feedback. We do appreciate you being a loyal guest. I'm happy to openly discuss pour sizes By the glass wine options are all 5oz. We have a little cheat mark on our glasses that allows us to accurately pour . The polycarbonate glasses that are provided to our outdoor dining guests also have a thumbprint indention and is easily identifiable as the 5oz mark. I would genuinely like to know if you feel the pours were less than this and allow me to get your next glass on us.

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TimW
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great ambiance, great service.

My meal was delayed in coming out, once it did come out, the chef delivered it herself with an apology (not an excuse, which I certainly appreciate) and offered dessert on the house. That was greatly appreciated and the dish was amazing. Definitely a great date night spot.

Rootstock
Responded on October 10, 2020

Great to hear your experience ended well! We certainly value you as our guest and choosing Rootstock as your date night spot. Anna

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MarthaS
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on September 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a wonderful place! Great food, great drink, and great staff. I have gone two weeks in a row. They also have a rooftop area! You will love it here. Try it this weekend!

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
13 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Service was very good, but many advertised meals were not available. The food we ordered was very good though..

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Lauren
Atlanta
13 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our second visit here and it was wonderful! The server was very friendly. Did not feel rushed, enjoyed our time out without our children. love to ask the servers what their favorite dishes are. Joseph did not disappoint! Wine tasting flights were great. Small plates were filling. Dessert was yummy! Will definitely keep going back.

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OpenTable Diner
Orlando
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Had a rooftop lunch with great drinks! The bartender Joe was awesome. He gave us some great recommendations and he was very knowledgeable about the wine/whiskey. The mussels were delicious. We will definitely go back!

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Maggie
Atlanta
14 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved it! Will be back!

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on July 29, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

In a bustling world, this is an amazing place to unwind. It has a quiet and very relaxing environment with an excellent variety of cocktails.

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vipBobbie
Atlanta
37 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience4

This is a great place to go for a drink and overlook the city. But if you are hungry eat before you get there. They only have tapas and they are limited. I wish they would expand the menu. But for drinks and ambiance it is great!

Rootstock
Responded on August 13, 2020

Thank so much for a great review! We love to hear your thoughts on our scenic rooftop. We look forward to offering more entrée sized dishes with a potential expansion in the coming year. Our Executive Chef currently offers 5 entrée sized dishes, the 8oz Bistro steak, with fingerling potatoes and asparagus is a top seller, my personal favorite is the local caught trout on butternut squash, come on in and check it out soon.

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KKcombo
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love the rooftop atmosphere and all of the yummy tapas. Great wine menu as well.

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vipMillertime13
Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Food was great.

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SergeG
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on June 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

All was excellent. Musician on site was also amazing and had a great repertoire

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was wonderful just a little pricey.