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Taproot Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Local cuisine, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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Reviewed April 16, 2019 via mobile

This restaurant is located in Decatur downtown. It’s a perfect place to have a quick dinner. The parking is on the street but hard to find one during the week days. We are seated without much delay. The decoration is very simple. Average noise level....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Khondker_Islam
Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

I just love this restaurant! Lunch or dinner, you can’t go wrong! Have one of their delicious salads for lunch and ask for extra of those delicious roasted garbanzo beans! Great salad dressings—homemade! If you are there for dinner, try the filet, with roasted vegetables...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Chief3001
Reviewed January 23, 2019 via mobile

Great. Probably best restaurant in Decatur. If you go, a few things -- get the pork chop. Juicy and perfectly cooked. And then sit in the bar. Better than sitting in restaurant area. Definitely a must visit when you come to Decatur.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 62SamV
Reviewed December 14, 2018

We had come to downtown Decatur in search of some popcorn for Christmas presents and as we left to go back, we noted the menu for the Taproot in the windows and decided to see if we could get in. After walking in and discovering...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed December 10, 2018

I always love a menu that has several appealing options. Not only did I truly enjoy my dinner (vegetable stack), but my friend's dinner looked great too (pear salad). Our waitress was very kind. Overall, I was comfortable and left full! I would definitely return...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the food and atmosphere. We have been here twice so it was good enough to go back. The grilled salmon was good. Wait staff was attentive. Restaurant is in a neat historic building.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank illinoism
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

There on a date night. I would not suggest waisting your money at this place the people are veey rude and they dont know how to fix steak or pork chops. My waiter was very I'm attentive and when asked about what to get veing...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jeffro170
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic preparation and unique surroundings. Eating can be enjoyed at the bar, a separate seating area within the bar OR The two other dining rooms are separated by a beautiful bar..the menu has many standard items , meat , fish chicken or you can try...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank kwest3556
Reviewed August 18, 2018

The ambience is lacking; the food quality is hit and miss; the service is okay. All-in-all, it's not bad, but it doesn't stand out as a place you really want to go to

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Parrothead-LFA
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely evening at the Taproot. We had a very large party and they happily accommodated us. Our server was very good and worked incredibly hard. Everyone enjoyed their meals

Date of visit: July 2018
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