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Roots

51 Wales St., Rutland, VT 05701
802-747-7414
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Ranked #2 of 105 Restaurants in Rutland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $15 - $30
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Center St.
Transit: The Bus provides access from Killington and Castleton. For route information, please visit www.thebus.com.
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English first
New York, New York, United States
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Our waiter was awesome and chatted us up, nice change from the service in NYC. Place was kind of hippie-ish and down to earth, we heard a lot of 90's tunes. Food and drinks were excellent, delicious and fresh. Place was near-empty when we went, which was really nice for us but I was surprised that a gem like this... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

My husband and I went here for lunch. It is a small restaurant but very nice. The menu is small but has a great selection! I got the fish tacos and I loved them! My husband got a burger and he liked it as well. It was a great little place!

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Rutland, Vermont
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

The first thing that strikes you is the atmosphere. I may have been sitting three feet away from a street I have walked on for decades but after only being inside a few minutes was whisked away to a place where memories are created. The staff was knowledgable about the both the food and the wine, and their pleasant dispositions... More

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Rutland, Vermont
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great Food Wonderful Service Super Atmosphere This is a Vermont Restaurant worth the trip. Be it on a date or with a family, it is a great place.

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Olmsted Falls
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is a restaurant I highly recommend. The service was great, our server was very attentive to all our needs. The food was absolutely fantastic, It is locally grown and deliciously prepared.

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Boston
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Roots was new to us after being to Rutland 3 times before. The town seems to improve each time we visit the Paw House in West Rutland and Roots is one of the best things to happen to Rutland. If you are looking for fine dining with outdoor space to bring your dogs along, this is the place, The service... More

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Agawam, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Wonderful staff, great wine recommendations, terrific helping us choose among the many amazing dinners.

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New York City, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Lovely low-key atmosphere, great, inventive, locally sourced food, we come back every chance we can.

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Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Great little restaurant with a very fresh and interesting menu. We ordered the cheese board--there were really good selections of local cheeses, pesto and pepper jelly. The gnocchi and emu sausage entree sounds a little odd, but it was just delicious. If I were to go back to the area, I'd just order that over and over again! Also, gracious... More

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New Hampshire
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51 reviews 51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We have a second home in Killington and consistently travel to Rutland to eat at Roots. It's on a quiet side street but the place is very "city cool" and offers a wide variety of very fresh, well prepared food. You can also make reservations, which is nice. The fondue and specials are always on our priority list. The staff... More

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