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51 Wales St., Rutland, VT 05701 (Center St.)
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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West Seneca
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great menu selections that reflect locally grown food A wonderful choice of restaurants in Rutland This is a small restaurant with limited space for large groups. We were very lucky to find room for 6 cousins who made it the halfway place to meet between williamstown Mass and Burlington vt

Thank Lynn H
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The bread was fresh - sandwich was delicious and different - not boring. reasonable price. Locally sourced items on menu.

Thank OnThyme
Charleston, South Carolina
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260 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

So, long story short, we had a reservation here last week for a large party. The restaurant had an equipment problem, caused by a vendor that was not their fault that messed their schedule up. They called well ahead to warn us that the reservation would have to be later, and to give us a chance to make other arrangements.... More 

Thank BumblechickFood
Rutland, Vermont
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've eaten at Roots many times. The food is always good, but the prices have been steadily rising over the last two years. I used to go often, but can no longer afford to go except on occasion. The dining room is small so you may run into a wait. Call ahead for dinner,especially on weekends. Sometimes the food can... More 

Thank bowlofapples
New York
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326 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our favorite restaurant in Rutland and it's always an enjoyable experience. The waitstaff here is great. Unfortunately we often feel something simple could be done better. This week the highlights were the pasta dishes, which were excellent. Two of us tried the burger, however, and thought two things could be improved. First, the bun was too thick and... More 

Thank skgbos
Northampton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good quality food, very friendly staff, very reasonably priced. If you are passing through Rutland worth a visit

Thank Stuart P
Hahnbach, Germany
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this place! The food was amazing- tasty, fresh and excellent for the price. The place was charming with attentive staff and great service! Don't miss this spot when visiting! Highly recommend!!

Thank jennymaitner
New Orleans, Louisiana
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the cheese plate with two delicious Vermont cheeses. I believe they were cheddar and brie. The flatbread was good. Wine list was also good. It's a small place, so I'd recommend making reservations.

Thank tinahenderson70
Brandon, Vermont
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've enjoyed multiple dinners and lunches here since moving to the area. A very good selection of vegetarian and meat dishes, reasonably priced and an attractive restaurant.

Thank johnsW7790CN
Fresh Meadows, New York
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thank goodness I persisted, and was successful in making a dinner reservation at Roots during my visit to the Green Mountain trails. First impression, as we walked in, the restaurant's interior decor resembled an old town joint of cozy and artistic flavor. What follows the best was in the food choices recommended by the waitress. I had "Copper River Sockeye... More 

Thank Shariff K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $30
American, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Wales St., Rutland, VT 05701
    (Center St.)
  • Public Transportation: The Bus provides access from Killington and Castleton. For route information, please visit www.thebus.com.
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Rutland
  • Phone Number: 802-747-7414

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?