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Root Down

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8500 Pena Blvd, Concourse C, Denver, CO 80249-6205
+1 303-342-6959
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lamb sliders” (54 reviews)
“salad” (53 reviews)
“bento box” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, International, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
8500 Pena Blvd, Concourse C, Denver, CO 80249-6205
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1 - 10 of 481 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let's face it, the choices for food and drink at most airports are bland and uninspired. Luckily, DIA isn't most airports because DIA has Root Down. A reasonable facsimile of one of the best restaurants in Denver, Root Down DIA offers an awesome menu of...More

Thank dknight818
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to relax while waiting for flight at Denver airport, C concourse. Been here a few times and keep coming back to the lamb sliders which are just perfect. Other dishes at nearby tables looked good, too. Good service.

Thank CaliSally
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

DEN Terminal C. What a treat! Inspiring and well executed international dishes. You may have to wait for a table, but it’s well worth the wait.

Thank Z1298NUolivierb
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful lunch here at the airport. We we're in and out in 45 minutes, service was good and the food was fresh and tasty. We had the veggie burger which tastes home made and the tofu scramble which was served with a salad...More

Thank divinglama
Reviewed August 8, 2018

I travel a lot and eat way too much food in airports and this was by far the best airport breakfast ever. I had their version of Eggs Benedict, perfectly poached egges on a waffle that was light and crispy with a hollandaise sauce that...More

1  Thank Piscophile
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Great food and beer with an excellent bar to sit and people watch until your flight is ready to board.

Thank Weaton13
Reviewed August 6, 2018

A very busy place, but worth the wait. Not a large wine list, but the red blend was good. You get two lamb sliders with a nice mint/yogurt dipping sauce and great sweet potato fries. Very tasty. Others around me were choosing what looked like...More

Thank Mountainlinnea
Reviewed August 6, 2018

On one of my recent trips out of Denver International Airport, my flight was delayed. Rather than subject myself to a potential vending machine or prefab'd gut-bomb, I stepped into the Root Down. Thank goodness for my delay!! I ordered the Waffle Benedict - it...More

Thank Impavidus727
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

I had some time for lunch before a flight and decided to stop in again at Root Down. Tonal C was busy so I waited for about 5 minutes and the got seated. My server, Donald, came pretty quick and I order iced tea and...More

Thank Joe R
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Even though our flight was leaving from Terminal A, we went to Terminal C for lunch because we had heard such good things about Root Down for a vegan lunch. We were not disappointed. My vegan son said his vegan burger was amazing, and my...More

Thank 907blaked
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8500 Pena Blvd, Concourse C, Denver, CO 80249-6205
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: +1 303-342-6959
  • This restaurant is at Denver Intl Airport
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