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Root Down

1600 W 33rd Ave, Denver, CO 80211-3507
+1 303-993-4200
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1600 W 33rd Ave, Denver, CO 80211-3507
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Reviewed yesterday

Marvel quality and originality! The wait staff and kitchen went out of their way to assist our guest on a low-acid diet, serving dressings, sauces, etc. on the side. A great help! We asked for a quiet table & we GOT it! Exceptional quality and...More

Thank Kathyindenver
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My girlfriend and I visited root down for dinner and really enjoyed our meals. We sat at the bar, as the place gets really busy in the dinner hours. The bartender, Mike, was a great guy. You can tell he really enjoys what he does...More

Thank Jonathan L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to Root Down restaurant and they always consistent doing great things and I had never disappointed. The food is fresh and delicious and the dining area is comfortable and spotless. Steak n eggs and banana cream brulee these two are my favorite...More

Thank James T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s stuck between a lot of things on a busy street so I’ve passed it a million times and never noticed it. But you feel like you’re out of the city and in a modern, industrial, farm-type place. The wine is great and the servers...More

Thank Jenn O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been trying to go to this restaurant many times over the years and could never get in last minute. You really have to plan ahead and make a reservation. We finally went and were not disappointed! It is such a cool place! The...More

2  Thank jkaren5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have wanted to go here for a long time. Finally, I had the opportunity. We started with bottomless Blood Orange Mimosas. They had a weird chemical taste that reminded me of motor oil. Thinking it was the juice, I switched to regular orange juice....More

Thank LizinCo
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We decided on sharing small plates between three diners, one of whom had a minor food allergy and the staff went above and beyond to ensure that anything we ordered would not be an issue. Everything was delicious, from salads to desserts, but our favorite...More

1  Thank LaChatNoir
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

We had high expectations based on reviews so were disappointed that the food was less than exceptional. We had reservations but had to wait 20 mins for table. Service was very pleasant.

Thank LightningMom
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Root Down is one of my all time favorites in Denver, awesome food, great drinks and the atmosphere is jumping, lots of good looking people to watch. They also have a great list of beers from many of the top breweries in town.

Thank scottmanning285
Reviewed 6 March 2018

If you want a good deal, order the bottomless mimosa. I ordered one for $8 but bottomless is $14. The breakfast burrito was more tortilla than filling

Thank travellerNewton
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Erika F
20 October 2016|
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Response from Spurgeon B | Reviewed this property |
Root Down is a very tightly packed venue with no major open space for a dog. As a dog owner, I wish US laws would be more like France where dogs in restaurants are a common event.
Samuel B
30 July 2016|
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Response from Roadkingdoug | Reviewed this property |
Unless we're going very early would try to find babysitter...is loud and crowded and unless your child is used to crowds would probably find somewhere else to go...many other restaurants around
Mona A
5 March 2016|
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Response from HRAdministrator | Property representative |
Hi Mona, thanks so much for reaching out! Unfortunately, the DIA location is in Concourse C at the airport, and you have to pass through security and have a ticket in order to dine there. You can make a reservation for 7 at... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 W 33rd Ave, Denver, CO 80211-3507
    (33rd and Osage)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver>  > Highland
  • Neighbourhood: Highland
  • Phone Number: +1 303-993-4200
  • E-mail
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!
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