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Root's Restaurant

1260 N Memorial Dr, Lancaster, OH 43130-1625
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

My husband and I visited Lancaster today and I pulled up reviews on local restaurants, Roots came up with a 4.5 rating. We ordered hamburger steak with onions and mushrooms, sides of fries and onion rings. We thoroughly enjoyed it. We finished off with pie. Overall we had a great meal there with great service.

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19 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

If you're a single person who wants to eat home style cooking, you will like this. It is more of a locals and working mans meal place. If you like a place where they get to know your name, it's a fit.

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Lancaster, Ohio
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great breakfast-waffles are really good. Lots of combos. Things you haven't had - a must try. Lunch and Dinner have daily specials. however they have a full menu. usually fresh pies.

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Lancaster, Ohio
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130 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Nothing really wrong with what they serve, just very average. Pretty good breakfast but lunch entrees tend to be on the small side.

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Lancaster, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Way over priced. Small portion size. Girlfriend & I Went for Breakfast. Biscuits & Gravy, 1 egg, coffee almost 17.00 Plus 3.00 tip. To much $$$ for breakfast. Typical grill / fry food. Nothing to write home about. Old town / greasy spoon diner style place. Lived in Lancaster 50 yrs

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Columbus, Ohio
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131 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We have been coming here my entire life...I have never had bad service. Ever. The food is old school. Some of it is great, and you can tell its home made. Some of the side dishes taste like they are from a can. I am okay with this. They always have tons of specials on their boards and the price... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

My husband & I went for dinner on a Wednesday evening. We had prompt service & a friendly waitress. Every meal comes with two sides & a roll & a muffin. I ordered the chicken tenders & he ordered the cream of chicken over biscuits. $8.99 ea. When our plates arrived, I had two chicken tenders & he had one... More 

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Wilkesboro, North Carolina
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36 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

We were just passing through Lancaster and were hungry for breakfast. As we drove on the main thoroughfare, Memorial Dr., we spotted a cute, old-fashioned place, with an inviting look. It had a lot of cars in the parking lot and people coming and going. So we were drawn to it, instead of finding one of the familiar chain restaurants.... More 

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9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

I've been to Root's twice in the last couple of months and was not disappointed with either time. First time there was for lunch and the special was chicken and noodles. The chicken was piled high on home made noodles that were more like dumpling strips...fab-u-lous! Was there for breakfast recently and had the Apple/Raisin pancakes. These needed no syrup... More 

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Gardiner, Montana
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17 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

As I was passing through town, I drove past this restaurant and read the daily specials on the sign: ham and scalloped potatoes; chicken broccoli casserole; and homemade pies. I decided to step inside, view the menu and premises and decide whether or not to stay. Once inside, I saw on the menu that the restaurant has been in business... More 

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Address: 1260 N Memorial Dr, Lancaster, OH 43130-1625
Phone Number: 740-653-8944
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lancaster
Cuisine: American

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