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Root Down



1600 W 33rd Ave
Denver, CO 80211

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(303) 993-4200

  • Sun - 10:00am - 12:00am
  • Mon - Fri 4:30pm - 12:00am
  • Sat 10:00am - 12:00am

Cuisine: American Restaurants, Bars, Coffee and Tea

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4.8 of 5.0 from 167 reviews


price range:$11 to $25

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  • Barry H.The food was excellent and interesting. So were the chairs.

    55555 by Barry H.


  • Kristine EThe service is top notch! The food is out of this world.

    55555 by Kristine E


  • Helen Y.Beef short ribs

    55555 by Helen Y.


  • Amanda M.Vegan sundae!! Yum!!

    55555 by Amanda M.


  • Jody J.Korean braised short ribs were delicious. The decile on horseback appetizer was amazing.

    55555 by Jody J.


  • Shanon Y.Food was mediocre and overhyped.

    11111 by Shanon Y.


  • kevin PThis place is great! Get here as soon as you can, you will not regret it I promise! Mimosas are pretty good too :)

    55555 by kevin P


  • EmilyGreat for dinner! I was pleased with my drunk and my entree.

    55555 by Emily


  • Mat CollisOutrageous food. So so good, great atmosphere too. Teeeeny bit expensive, but totally worth it. I had something called Karashi chicken or something. OUTRAGEOUS

    55555 by Mat Collis


  • Bryan B.This place is awesome 😄. Great food and drinks. Bar is opening seating. If you have a group, get reservations. They won't let you down.

    55555 by Bryan B.


  • Andy F.This restaurant is amazing. Try the Devils on Horseback, Scallops, Rack of Lamb, Pork Tenderloin, and for dessert the Banana Creme Brûlée Pie! Also the Don Draper is a great cocktail!!!

    55555 by Andy F.


  • Nicole NOne of my favorite places in Denver! Country fried tofu is amazing, green chili is spicy and great. Tofu scramble and spicy chai for brunch (and bottomless mimosas) can't be beat.

    55555 by Nicole N


  • Rich PEverything has delicious flavors! Staff are very attentive. Treat you real nice. Can't wait to try again! Share some scallops!

    55555 by Rich P


  • Ultressa D.So... The food is DELICIOUS!!!! YASSSS #vegan #vegetarian #FTW

    55555 by Ultressa D.


  • B.J. F.Everything I've had the pleasure to enjoy here has been delicious! Love the staff, love the food, love the atmosphere!

    55555 by B.J. F.


  • Andrew C.An airport restaurant has no business having breakfast tacos this good.

    55555 by Andrew C.


  • Claire RTofu korma is absolutely amazing. Sorrel gnocchi is yummy and burrata tomato salad is unique and super flavorful

    55555 by Claire R


  • Chris ABreakfast burrito 👌

    55555 by Chris A


  • Ted VOn the pricier side. Very trendy. Great vegan + beyond options.

    55555 by Ted V


  • Lili L.Everything! But must try the Arepas ! And loved the Kale Salad.

    55555 by Lili L.


  • Greg BLamb sliders and sweet potato fries with mint yogurt sauce were ridiculously delicious

    55555 by Greg B


  • Jason K.Great drinks and awesome food

    55555 by Jason K.


  • Dan C.All the small plates we had for dinner were crazy-good, best meal in weeks: devils on horseback, tuna crudo, diver scallops, arepas, lamb sliders

    55555 by Dan C.


  • AbhishekTry the carrot and Thai red curry soup to start with. Loved the roasted baby beet salad. The restaurant offers an awesome selection of healthy food choices. Romantic place for a nice dinner!

    55555 by Abhishek


  • Jennifer HOmg awesome food and drinks. Loved it all!

    55555 by Jennifer H


  • Jennifer HBeet Down cocktail is a must!

    55555 by Jennifer H


  • Aarthi JThis place is very good for vegetarians. I really liked their Tofu masala scramble.

    55555 by Aarthi J


  • Allison K.Sit outside and drink a pimm's cup

    55555 by Allison K.


  • Corey M.#1 brunch spot in Denver and maybe even Colorado. Get the Huevos Rancheros Benedict. They're out of this world.

    55555 by Corey M.


  • richard sheppardBrunch Get the deviled eggs, and the chocolate cake, both very unique and tastey

    55555 by richard sheppard


  • Adrienne S.Really great place. Very crowded, even on a Thursday night, so make a reservation unless you are ok at the bar.

    55555 by Adrienne S.


  • I Y.Holy crap is the food ever good. I'll be dreaming about the arepas...

    55555 by I Y.


  • House Hunters ColoradoCoconut ginger fizz, vegan food and gluten free- all organic. Great local spot. Quaint atmosphere. Need reservation.

    55555 by House Hunters Colorado


  • Ashley M.I love it. Their veggie options are flawlessly executed and have as much thought put into their flavor balance as their omnivore dishes. Get the beet down cocktail. Good crispy quinoa.

    55555 by Ashley M.


  • Katherine S.Try the blood orange mimosas and surprisingly flavorful quinoa eggs benedict. Solid.

    55555 by Katherine S.


  • Dan M.This spot rules in every category. Definitely get The Don Draper and try their vegan mushroom risotto!

    55555 by Dan M.


  • Nick D.Have the Don Draper.

    55555 by Nick D.


  • Samuel KI love tha restaurant and all Tha people who work for Root Down, they treat you with smiles and respect...

    55555 by Samuel K


  • Mariah DayThe Bloody Mary mix is perfect. Love the veggie burger sliders & sweet potato fries.

    55555 by Mariah Day


  • Louis B.You'll basically never be able to get a reservation, but seating in the bar area is quite easy, especially during brunch

    33333 by Louis B.


  • f b.Happy hour cocktails are a steal at $5!!

    55555 by f b.


  • Chai O.They have a great selection of CO brews on tap. Farm-to-table delicious food. Highly recommend the Lamb sliders and duck wings.

    55555 by Chai O.


  • Jon JacobsonBottomless blood orange mimosas

    55555 by Jon Jacobson


  • Jon JacobsonBottomless blood orange mimosas rock!

    55555 by Jon Jacobson


  • Lev N.Best breakfast in Denver.

    55555 by Lev N.


  • Paresh D.Pancakes with strawberry compote

    55555 by Paresh D.


  • Burcu D.Loving the dinner

    55555 by Burcu D.


  • Devin DEverything is good here! This place requires a reservation because of the popularity, the food is always fresh and recipes are unique.

    55555 by Devin D


  • John Z.Bottomless mimosas at Sunday brunch. You'll get your money's worth and then some.

    55555 by John Z.


  • Jennifer LieboldHappy hour drinks make you want to come here everyday after work!

    55555 by Jennifer Liebold


  • Kell K.Blood Orange Mimosa. That is all....Just kidding. They are great but the food doesn't pale in comparison. Book reservations and be prepared to book 3+ weeks in advance. Well worth it.

    55555 by Kell K.


  • Christian HinckleBest food in town. Get a reservation and have a great night.

    55555 by Christian Hinckle


  • Alexandra E.Delicious veggie burger sliders.

    55555 by Alexandra E.


  • Todd vI apoarently have to write something now.

    33333 by Todd v


  • MaryThe curry carrot soup is yummy!

    55555 by Mary


  • Donald StarrThis is the only place I share food because it is all so good go for happy hour

    55555 by Donald Starr


  • Chris W.Everything is inspired and good, from the food to the drinks.

    55555 by Chris W.


  • Westword StreetThe kitchen emphasizes locally sourced ingredients, and Cucci's even growing some of his own in Root Down's two gardens. While the food is uneven, the bar is unbeatable.

    55555 by Westword Street


  • Nate L.Three words: Colorado Lamb Sliders. Do it.

    55555 by Nate L.


  • Dali JAmazing organic, farm-to-table restaurant in Highland, Denver!

    55555 by Dali J


  • Bonnie H.Spicy Paloma drink is the way to go! Delish!

    55555 by Bonnie H.


  • Hans C.Try the ribs! It is really tasty!

    55555 by Hans C.


  • RYAN C.Intersection of fancy, nutritious, and organic

    55555 by RYAN C.


  • Bee D.Best hot chocolate I have ever had in my LIFE!

    55555 by Bee D.


  • Crystal G.Skip the wait and sit on the patio to the right of the entrance. $12 bottomless mimosas and delicious food.

    55555 by Crystal G.


  • Lindsay S.Beet salad with chicken was delicious!!!

    55555 by Lindsay S.


  • Tricia T.Delicious shareable plates. Most everything is locally grown or flown in fresh (like the salmon). Lots of gluten-free options. Great service!

    55555 by Tricia T.


  • Sam S.Try the Banana Bread French Toast - Super good, just the perfect amount of sweetness (not very). (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Sam S.


  • Sarah W.Love the pepper blossom, lamb tacos, and scallops. What a gem!

    55555 by Sarah W.


  • DherbsOffers an all-raw 3 course dinner on the first Tuesday of month. Uses reverse osmosis water in all cooking, drinking, ice. This place is wonderful to visit while on Dherbs.com FULL BODY CLEANSE

    55555 by Dherbs


  • Kaufman N.the cardamom fizz is very good and refreshing

    55555 by Kaufman N.


  • Marie F.Food is wonderful & shareable so you can enjoy many different dishes. Love this place!

    55555 by Marie F.


  • Westword StreetRoot Down is killing us softly with their old -and new-world wine choices that seem simultaneously familiar and flossy, interesting yet always approachable

    55555 by Westword Street


  • Westword StreetBest feel-good chef Daniel Asher

    55555 by Westword Street


  • Jennifer A.Really busy

    55555 by Jennifer A.


  • vQhCucumber Daisy drink is awesome! Try the mussels too.. but ask for more bread. . The broth is awesome!

    55555 by vQh


  • Cat C.The Hummingbird is my new fave drink. Light n airy but will leave you with a buzz!

    55555 by Cat C.


  • EJ Super StudBanana creme brûlée is out of this world!!!

    55555 by EJ Super Stud


  • Ditty_Bop_Da_Worldit's not just breakfast, it's brunch on the weekends & dinner during the week.. HANDS DOWN 1 of the top 3 restaurants in all of Denver #facts

    55555 by Ditty_Bop_Da_World


  • jeff g.yeah whiiiiooooow!

    33333 by jeff g.


  • Jason Y.Try the Lemon Ricotta & Poppy Seed Pancakes - Incredible pancake. Never had a poppy seed pancake before. Was so good didn't even need any syrup to go with it. (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Jason Y.


  • Jason Y.Try the Pulled Pork Omelette - Very tasty omelet. (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Jason Y.


  • Jack W.This place is a winner! Try the Blueberry muffins and Lamb sliders! Yum!

    55555 by Jack W.


  • Jodee R.One of my favorite spots! Super good happy hour for food and drinks. One of the only places to get a good Pisco Sour!

    55555 by Jodee R.


  • Mark M.Legit happy hour, especially the cocktails.

    55555 by Mark M.


  • Michelle J.Valet has dirty boots

    22222 by Michelle J.


  • ClvrTv L.Happy Hour lasts till 7. Order veggie slider, sweet potato fries, and mojito. Heavenly.

    55555 by ClvrTv L.


  • Alyssa O.Absolutely INCREDIBLE! The vibe, the service, the food, the drinks.... so perfectly on point. :]

    55555 by Alyssa O.


  • StacieGreat brunch!! Bottomless mimosas:)

    55555 by Stacie


  • Gabe N.Don't get the mimosa unless you get bottomless, $6-$8 for a 6oz pour

    33333 by Gabe N.


  • Angela E.Great place but go with people you want to spend time with as service can be slow for brunch. Interesting bathroom.

    55555 by Angela E.


  • Drink DenverGrab a drink and a bite during happy hour, M-F 4:30-7pm. Check the link for more great info!

    55555 by Drink Denver


  • Lyndsey G.Lamb sliders and Arepas...seamless every time!

    55555 by Lyndsey G.


  • Anisha A.Get the cardamom fizz

    55555 by Anisha A.


  • Pat B.Get the Banana Creme Brûlée! Delicious peanut butter mousse, whipped cream, and chocolate toffee crust.

    55555 by Pat B.


  • Molly B.Get the cider!

    33333 by Molly B.


  • Paulina S.Love the blood orange mimosas at brunch so yummy!

    55555 by Paulina S.


  • Meg C.Best lamb and martini in town!

    55555 by Meg C.


  • Westword Street M.Root Down offers Raw Food Nights!6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. first Tue. of every month. This is a Weekly, five-course raw vegan dinner. A unique experience!

    55555 by Westword Street M.


  • Joseph M.Bustling even on a Monday night. . .and can't beat the service.

    55555 by Joseph M.


  • EaterChef Daniel Asher hosts a monthly raw dinner, if you really love vegetables. Drinks are super awesome too. Don't you dare miss those. [Eater 38 Member]

    55555 by Eater


  • Cecilia C.Note: 4:30 is NOT early enough to hold or get a table at the bar for happy hour on a Friday.

    55555 by Cecilia C.


  • Paul L.Bottomless Bloody Orange Mimosas for $14 on a Sunday. Wow. Also, the Lamb Sliders are amazing!

    55555 by Paul L.


  • Emily H.A St. Germaine cocktail on one of their sunny patios...HEAVEN!

    55555 by Emily H.


  • Rebecca P.If you can pronounce "barramundi" correctly you get 1 free elk slider! Congrats, you language whiz!

    55555 by Rebecca P.


  • 👑 Alex F.If sitting at the bar, ask for Hans. Wait, there's no Hans? What do you mean, "there's no Hans"?! Oh, my bad, wrong restaurant.

    33333 by 👑 Alex F.


  • Brian I.This is the first place I've been, in any city, that makes its own tonic water. And it's unbelievably delicious. If you like cocktails, go. (If you don't, go anyway.)

    55555 by Brian I.


  • Kelli N.Happy Hour - Must attend!!

    55555 by Kelli N.


  • Joe S.Their seasonal gnocchi rocks. Order whatever type they're serving.

    55555 by Joe S.


  • SPIREThe organic carrot & thai red curry is a-mazing! Some of the best specialty cocktails we've had as well! Don't miss!

    55555 by SPIRE


  • leslie h.Loooove the veggie burgers! get there early or make reservations to get a spot.

    55555 by leslie h.


  • Rachael M.Order absolutely ANYTHING off the menu. It is guaranteed to be good. If they have beet gnocchi happening then please, PLEASE order that!

    33333 by Rachael M.


  • JESS3Bottomless Blood Orange Mimosas at brunch put the funday in Sunday.

    55555 by JESS3


  • KristelTheir Rosemary-Lavender Lemonade is delicious!

    55555 by Kristel


  • Tim R.One of the best meals I have had in a LONG time! Fabulous!

    55555 by Tim R.


  • Chloe D.Whether your here for Dinner or Sunday Brunch. Can't leave denver without hitting this spot.

    55555 by Chloe D.


  • Johnathan T.Fantastic view of downtown Denver and the mimosas are excellent!

    55555 by Johnathan T.


  • Darran M.Is NOT open for lunch 7 days a week.

    55555 by Darran M.


  • Westword StreetOrder the bottomless blood orange mimosas off the brunch menu!

    55555 by Westword Street


  • Carly K.Perfect place to start a Sunday Funday! Such a classic charm to this place!

    55555 by Carly K.


  • Rene S.Great brunch! Try and sit outside if youcan!

    55555 by Rene S.


  • Rev J.My favorite place to eat.

    55555 by Rev J.


  • Darran M.If you plan on coming in for brunch? I recommend showing up at 9:40 a.m to beat the line.

    55555 by Darran M.


  • Chris S.Get the Devils on Horseback. Pure heaven.

    55555 by Chris S.


  • James M.The arepas are delicious. Everything is, but definitely try the arepas!

    55555 by James M.


  • Maureen P.Bread pudding is phenom. Try it!

    55555 by Maureen P.


  • Kat CBottomless blood orange mimosa. Nuff said.

    55555 by Kat C


  • jolene p.A dining spot where all dietary needs are accommodated, including vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free and raw (1st Tuesday of every month). Menu has icons reflecting this philosophy.

    55555 by jolene p.


  • Lynlee KBlood orange mimosa and almond flour pancakes mmmmmmm

    55555 by Lynlee K


  • Jonathan MillerTry the sugar coated fennel on the way out.

    55555 by Jonathan Miller


  • 👑 Daniel N.Christy's dad says "too many young hip people, implement a senior discount!"

    55555 by 👑 Daniel N.


  • DenverPostVery popular; creative, innovative menu. Try the Portobello, leek and mascarpone wontons. Also the tuna tartare, scallops or beef tenderloin. $7-$22, with most around $9-$11. “More Info" for review:

    55555 by DenverPost


  • Chris W.Come here to hang with trendy yuppies!

    55555 by Chris W.


  • Deanna D.Al is the greatest waiter! Great food recs from him!

    55555 by Deanna D.


  • Tammi D.The vegan chocolate ice cream is too die for!

    55555 by Tammi D.


  • Westword StreetVoted Best Happy Hour in Westword's Best of Denver 2011!

    55555 by Westword Street


  • Chad S.The Crab Enchiladas are killer

    55555 by Chad S.


  • Megan AOrder the Brooklyn Renaissance from Marcus at the bar. You won't regret it.

    55555 by Megan A


  • Examiner.comThe unique retro-modern bar, which opened in the Highlands about two years ago, has somehow figured out a way to bring vintage rotary telephones and 1950s recipe clips back in style.

    55555 by Examiner.com


  • Liz B.If you're a chocolate lover ask the server to bring out their special dark chocolate covered potato. Perfect blend of salty & sweet!

    55555 by Liz B.


  • ObermeyerThe best organic food joint in LoHi. We can't get enough of the avovado crab cake benedict. #sia11

    55555 by Obermeyer


  • Bob P.Get some Teatulia tea with your dessert - great finish to a wonderful meal!

    55555 by Bob P.


  • Bob P.Get the crab enchiladas. They are INSANE!!!!!!!

    33333 by Bob P.


  • FoodspottingTry the Devils on Horseback

    55555 by Foodspotting


  • Devon D.Be sure to get here at 10 am sharp on sundays .... bottomless blood orange mimosa's are to die for!!! (and only 12 dollars as of 12/4/10)

    55555 by Devon D.


  • FoodspottingTry the Butternut Squash FUNNEL CAKE w/ a Perfectly Poached Egg and Pumpkin Puree

    55555 by Foodspotting


  • Tony CYou will love every dish. Chef Jonathan Power is a modern genius!

    55555 by Tony C


  • Ben G.3 chili chicken is totally amazing.

    55555 by Ben G.


  • Matt F.Order your meat petrified...unless u like raw, lol

    33333 by Matt F.


  • Edgar L.Buffalo Sliders and Lamb Sliders are awesome!

    55555 by Edgar L.


  • Annie A.I am speechless. This is no place for a lady like me. Skip it if unless you are a cougar whisperer

    33333 by Annie A.


  • Erica E.Awesome patio and great service. The carrot curry soup is amazing!!

    55555 by Erica E.


  • Ian Every friendly staff; great seasonal menu; best scallops I've had

    55555 by Ian E


  • Ergun Tercan E.Anika is the best bartender! Agreed!

    55555 by Ergun Tercan E.


  • Nicholas N.The banana creme brûlée is to die for!

    55555 by Nicholas N.


  • Kathleen A.Buffalo sliders and carrot/red curry soup are my favs.

    55555 by Kathleen A.


  • Erica R.Anika is an awesome bartender.

    55555 by Erica R.


  • DenverHappyHourHappy Hour! Food: $3.50-$6 snacks Drink: $3-$5 cocktails, $5 wines, $3 beersWeekends 3pm-5pmMon-Fri 4:30pm-7pm

    55555 by DenverHappyHour


  • Lee T.Omg. Have the Avacado Key Lime Pie !

    55555 by Lee T.


  • christin m.one of the best patios in the city.

    55555 by christin m.


  • Rachel JBrunch is amazing - I am partial to Eggs Benedict but the Banana Bread French Toast is amazing and don't forget a bottomless mimosa - 8$ for Regular 11$ for Blood Orange!!!

    55555 by Rachel J


  • Kristen EThe Sunday night 5280 menu is to die for! I definitely recommend the halibut, and the sweet potato cakes....mmmm....

    55555 by Kristen E


  • Mark B.90 minute wait on s Tuesday. 3 chili chicken was worth the wait!

    33333 by Mark B.


  • Ryan M.Great vibe and view, food is a tad all over the place at times. All and all good.

    55555 by Ryan M.


  • Adam R.Popin' that bub! HNY!

    55555 by Adam R.


  • Ashley K.Make sure to have Sunday brunch here. It is so lovely and don't miss the mimosas!

    55555 by Ashley K.


  • Angela B.Amazing views of downtown Denver; bottomless mimosas at weekend brunch,

    55555 by Angela B.


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