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Root Down

#2 of 2,433 Restaurants in Denver
Certificate of Excellence
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1600 West 33rd Avenue, Denver, CO 80211 (33rd and Osage)
+1 303-993-4200
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 14:30
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Alameda, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Good service from the front of the house, to the sommelier, to the server.  Eclectic menu, in the good sense.  Husband had the arepas, delicious, enough for 2.  He had the  short ribs and pronounced them delicious and this from someone whose signature  dish is short ribs.  My rack of lamb was amazing.   Too full for dessert😐  We'll definitely be... More 

Thank FoodDreaming
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is always terrific here and the drinks are fantastic. Keep it local with Root Down! Brunch is terrific and warm weather visiting is a must. The open garage doors, patio and re-purposed interior are awesome!

Thank Dutch025
Denver, Colorado
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Creative and delicious food and drinks. Hip atmosphere that is great for a date or a night out with friends, but without being pretentious. There's a reason this place opened a satellite location at DIA. It's one of our go-tos. Just go. You won't be disappointed.

Thank nb923
Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of my favorite places to eat. Just thinking of it makes me smile. Keep in mind, it can get crowded and you'd be well advised to see if you can make a reservation. We made a reservation to sit outside, the weather turned cool and there were no other seats inside. To address the chill, the Root... More 

Thank TrickyNik127
Denver, Colorado
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72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best of includes the Kaffir lime gimlet, arepas and beet salad from happy hour. Service is excellent. Can get crowded at HH so get there early.

Thank kristi p
Ft Mill
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I met a client there for lunch because our scheduled location was too crowded. Great choice - the food was excellent and pretty creative. It's on the opposite end of Denver from where I live or I would eat there monthly. It's really great.

Thank Steve T
Denver, Colorado
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place! Seasonal menu is always changing. The neighborhood is fun and the ambiance is amazing.

Thank CLG48
Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Often, we visit the Root Down location at the Airport! Definitely a step above the other restaurants at the airport! We appreciate the opportunity to experience the flavor of Denver in a corporate atmosphere! Thank you for provide great opportunity to experience great food and experience.

Thank lovinglife241
Annapolis, Maryland
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must for me when I visit Denver. Sunday brunch is the best. Variety of eggs Benedict are great. Changed one from quinoa cakes to corn cakes. Prefer the quinoa. The corn cakes were hard and chewy. Pastry of the day was a yummy berry scone.

Thank hrcrazy88
Denver, Colorado, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have only been to Root Down once, but I found it was fantastic! Food is truly delish, I will def head to Root Down again!

Thank Danielle B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 West 33rd Avenue, Denver, CO 80211
    (33rd and Osage)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver>  > Highland
  • Neighbourhood: Highland
  • Phone Number: +1 303-993-4200
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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Naperville, Illinois
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?