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Root25 Taphouse & Kitchen

3.4
34 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Gastro Pub
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  • Fit for Foodies (8)
  • Good for Groups (7)

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About

Root25 Taphouse & Kitchen is a playful exploration of the historic recipes of Colorado pubs, bistros and watering holes while utilizing regional products with emphasis on the dynamics of seasonality. We seek to quench the ever increasing demand for craft beer by offering a rotating selection of the finest brews and ales from the region along with craft cocktails honoring the speakeasies of yore.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Gastro Pub, Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 6:30am - 11:00am, Saturday - Sunday: 6:30am - 12:00pm
Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Dinner: Daily: 5:00pm - 12:00am
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Phone number
(303) 221-7668
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Cross street: South Ulster Street
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3.4
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3.5
food
3.5
service
3.3
ambience
3.0
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60% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (Denver)
5.0
Dined on May 4, 2016

Great overall experience. Loved the food and ambiance. The staff was fantastic and it was a fun night.

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HappyAnniversary19 (Denver)
5.0
Dined on April 9, 2016

The buffalo Reuben was very good, I would recommend more sauce such as Thousand Island dressing. My wife and I were very pleased with the buffalo Reuben

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vipOpenTable Diner (Denver)
5.0
Dined on March 30, 2016

Great food & friendlier service

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vipJackie (Denver)
4.0
Dined on March 22, 2016

Food was excellent except cold. Service very spotty. Noone seats you, waitress appeaed a couple of times, very 'hotel bar' feel.

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DenverVisitor (Denver)
4.0
Dined on February 26, 2016

We didn't expect a hotel restaurant and we're cautious going in since a loud convention event was across the atrium. Inside was calm and turned out to be a great sports bar find.

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vipHanan (Denver)
5.0
Dined on November 25, 2015

Love it
Great food bad great service
I had the grilled cheese and tomato bisque
Yummmmm

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vipIknowquality (Denver)
1.0
Dined on September 3, 2015

Why did I think that the negative reviews for Root 25 on Yelp, OpenTable and Google would not apply to me? Stupid! We picked Root 25 for a early dinner (4PM) for 3 of us. Since we knew we wanted to sit & talk, we didn't want to go somewhere that was either too loud or that would push us out. Here at least, we could spill over to the Hyatt lobby if necessary. Except for some folks at the bar, there was no one around when we arrived. We waited for 5-10 minutes and then actually went into the kitchen & asked a very nice, conscientious worker who did not speak much English for help. He found the manager, who seemed confused as to what to do with us. We asked, "Do you serve food & are you serving now?" He said yes & told us to sit wherever we liked. We asked about the patio area the restaurant stated it had. "Uh, this is actually our patio area" he sheepishly replied. Hmmm. We chose a quiet table. "Uh, you're sitting in our breakfast area" the manager said. The service was terrible, just like every poor online review stated. You can't blame the kitchen for being the culprit because we had extended waits to(1) get the menus(2) get the glasses for water 3) get the water, all before anyone even showed up. We chose appetizer: cheese plate, calamari, veggie flatbread. And we waited. Truthfully when the food arrived, the presentation was nice and it all tasted good. WAY OVERPRICED for the portion size but at least you didn't feel like spitting it out. The service continued to be terrible. We decided not to order anything that needed to be cooked. When the server came back to see if we wanted dessert, we said yes, just to see how long it would take to get the dessert menu. The menu arrived...about 10 minutes later. The bill for 3 appetizers, 2 bowls of soup, & a salad was $80 before tip. All I can say is this was one of the most inadequate dining experiences I have ever had.

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vipRobert (Denver)
2.0
Dined on March 7, 2015

I blazed through nearby OpenTable restaurants to find something open, beer-centric, and in the Tech Center. The reviews for Root25 seemed good and the name indicated a craft focus, so I reserved and arrived within 25 minutes. I was disappointed to see that this was a hotel bar, but rather than leave committed to giving it a whirl. The tap list is uninspiring, carrying baseline fare from larger Colorado breweries. (Think Avery IPA, Odell 90 Schilling, etc.--good, but common.) We decided to order appetizers as a test to see if we'd stay for dinner, and after about 5 minutes a waitress swung by to take our drink orders. The gemelli mac and mashed pea bruschetta were quite tasty, but they took more than 20 minutes to arrive. The timing discouraged another food order, so we lingered a bit over apps and closed out. Pricey, gimmicky, and not a destination spot. Fine if you're staying in the hotel on an expense account, but if you have a car and don't mind a 10-15 minute drive, there are way better options in a better price point within striking distance of this hotel.

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Satisfiedprofessional (Denver)
5.0
Dined on February 14, 2015

I took my girlfriend here for Valentines Day and could not have been happier. The food was delicious, the service had zero flaws, and the ambiance was perfect. The noise was very low so it was great. They spread out the guests to make everything more spacious and even offered us a larger table. My girl was very impressed and called it a great find. I will be coming back in the future.

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helesm (Denver)
3.0
Dined on February 14, 2015

The food was decent, but the service was terrible. It took 2.5 hours for an appetizer and dinner. It took our waitress a very long time to do anything. 10 minutes to get drinks, another 10 minutes to come back and take our appetizer order. It took about 25 minutes to get the appetizer after we ordered it. It was a cheese plate, nothing cooked. The entrees weren't hot when they came out. Seemed like they had been under the heat lamp for awhile since the plates were hot but the food was not. The food tasted ok, although it was nothing special. We won't be going to Root 25 again.

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Hours, Transportation, and Details

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Gastro Pub, Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 6:30am - 11:00am, Saturday - Sunday: 6:30am - 12:00pm
Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Dinner: Daily: 5:00pm - 12:00am
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Cross street
South Ulster Street
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Price range
$31 to $50
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Phone number
(303) 221-7668
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Parking details
Complimentary Valet and Self Parking Available
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Public transit
Belleview Light Rail Station
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Executive chef
Kimo Akana
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Private party facilities
Root25 Taphouse & Kitchen is a nod to the historic recipes that pubs, bistros and watering holes have offered for hundreds of years while demonstrating what it’s like to live and eat well in the Mile High City.
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Private party contact
Tameaka Johnston: (888) 519-8480
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine