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Review of Root Down

Root Down
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Ranked #2 of 3,005 Restaurants in Denver
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$15 - US$25
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighbourhood: Highland
Cross street: 33rd and Osage
Description: 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!
Denver CO
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Excellent”
Reviewed 18 November 2013

From start to finish our meal was excellent. We shared several small plates:
Kale & brussel sprout salad
Arepas
Gnocchi

I had veggie sliders with sweet potato fries and he had the short ribs that were so tender that I could not believe it! For dessert, banana creme brûlée pie and hot chocolate.

The service was impeccable, thanks to Jeff. This is not or those seeking your standard meat and potatoes meal! However if you enjoy fresh ingredients with unusual combinations of flavors, Root Down is for you.

  • Visited November 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Very cool!”
Reviewed 14 November 2013

I really like this restaurant. Interesting food. Good wine list. Great beers. Great vibe. The service we received from Bill who looked after us in the private room was absolutely first class. Well worth checking out for Denver first timers like me! I'd say you'd need a reservation as this restaurant is very popular...

  • Visited November 2013
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Denver, Colorado, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Denver's Best”
Reviewed 13 November 2013

Wow. Every visit has been amazing. Great Food and Service. Amazing what you can do with an old garage. Now if I can only get in for brunch

Visited October 2013
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Little Rock, Arkansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Great brunch!!!”
Reviewed 27 October 2013 via mobile

We enjoyed everything about Root Down. Food was delicious, service was wonderful, and they were very accommodating for our party of 10. I really liked the lamb burger with sweet potato fries. Other favorites were the veggie burgers, pancakes, and fried egg sandwich. I highly recommend this restaurant!!!!

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
“Excellent veggie sliders, average risotto”
Reviewed 20 October 2013 via mobile

This was our second time at Root Down. We were not very hungry and wanted something small. We started with the veggie sliders: they were superb! Juicy and properly prepared, with a delicious spicy mustard on the side. We also had a pumpkin risotto that was just OK. No specific flavor stood out as if something would be missing. The excellent service and the sliders alone would have made this meal outstanding.

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