Root Down


Menu Price: $45.00

Born from a reclaimed Mid-Century gas station in the Lower Highlands of Denver, Root Down’s menu offers globally-inspired cuisine with a focus in sustainable proteins and vegetable-forward dishes using produce from their backyard gardens.


Green Practices
  • Hours: Dinner Hours: Mon-Thurs: 5pm–10pm, Fri-Sat: 5pm–11pm, Sun: 5pm–9pm (Bar stays open later – 12am-ish). Happy Hour (bar only) Mon– Fri: 4:30pm–6:30pm. Brunch Hours: Sat–Sun: 10am–2:30pm
  • Miles to airport: 23
  • Miles to CCC: 2
  • Indoor Fire Code: 220
  • Total Capacity (if applicable): 250
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  • Facility & Décor Description: Private room that seats up to 24 guests. Our bar/ lounge area can also accommodate parties of up to 100 for cocktails and appetizers. Main or whole restaurant space available for rental- please email for more information.
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  • Pricing: $
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  • Denver Original:
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  • Cuisine: International
Green Practices
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  • Green Practice Desc: We use sustainable, locally farmed and mostly organic ingredients and have a food donation program. We recycle, compost, and use biodegradable to-go containers, recycled paper products and green cleaning supplies. We have low-flush toilets and are also partially wind powered through Excel.

Meeting Facilities

Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Description Private room that seats up to 40 guests. Our bar/ lounge area can also accommodate parties of up to 150-175 for reception style. Main or whole restaurant space available for rental — please email for more information.
  • Total Sq. Ft. 400
  • Catering In-house
  • Type of Venue Restaurant
  • Type of Event Reception, Banquet
  • Number of Rooms 2
Full Buy Out
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1500
  • Reception Capacity: 250
Private Dining Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 400
  • Banquet Capacity: 40
Bar/ Lounge
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 800
  • Reception Capacity: 175


Starter - choice of one

Carrot & Thai Red Curry Soup GF
Apple Pear Chutney & Cilantro

Roasted Baby Beet Salad GF/V
Arugula, Radish, Colorado Goat Cheese, Toasted Hazelnuts, Beet Sunflower Seed Pesto & Basil Vinaigrette

Devils on Horseback GF
Tender Belly Bacon, Smoked Almonds, Gournay Cheese Fondue, Peppadew Peppers & Sherry Gastrique

Carrot Gnocchi
Smoked Almond Cracker, Roasted Mushrooms, Pecorino, Kale Jalapeno Pesto & Roasted Tomato Salsa

Main - choice of one

Tofu “Paneer” GF/V
Fried Tofu, Harissa Carrots, Roasted Eggplant, Red Chile, Tomato Fennel & Cilantro Chutney

Rockfish Tom Kha* GF
Radish, Roasted Carrots, Snap Peas, Cilantro, Bamboo Rice & Chili Oil

Moroccan Roasted Chicken GF
Grilled Lemon, Charred Broccoli, Harissa Carrots, Medjool Date & Lentil Salsa Verde, Preserved Lemon Yogurt & Black Sesame Tahini

Callicrate Three Chile Pork Loin GF
Green Chile Grit Cake, Lacinato Kale, Peppadew Relish, Lime Creme Fraiche & Piquillo Coulis

Dessert - choice of one

Croissant Bread Pudding
Whiskey Butter Sauce & Sour Cream Ice Cream

White Chocolate Bombe GF
Whipped Salted Vanilla Ganache, Strawberry Rhubarb Compote, Almond Brownie, Berries & Black Tea Caramel

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