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55 Washington St, Rutland, VT 05701-4028
+1 802-747-7414
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheese fondue” (18 reviews)
“fish tacos” (16 reviews)
“quinoa salad” (9 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
55 Washington St, Rutland, VT 05701-4028
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pre-Thanksgiving evening not too many people out and the weather is getting vicious. We are in the area for family the next day and looking for something quiet this evening, this was just the right place. We started out with a hot tea and an...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Trvl4Funb455
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We have been to this place many times (we really enjoy having special celebration dinners here!). Last week they were very accommodating and had a table set up for all seven in our party. We all ordered different items and all seven items were wonderful!!!!...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ambassador758952
Reviewed October 15, 2018

We were just passing through town and made the best decision ever to try this gem for dinner. Our server Melissa was phenomenal and hands down provided the best service of our weekend trip, and thinking back the best service we have had at a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SMEMCL2015
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Menu has great variety without being overwhelming – something for everyone – whether a vegetarian or a carnivore! Started with the Calamari and the Burrata – both delicious. Generously portioned salads; enjoyed both the Grilled Caesar and Snap Pea. Cod Sandwich and Emu Sandwich were...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SeashoreTraveler
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Roots is a small restaurant in Rutland, but everybody has enough space. The waitresses are kind and they can suggest you the best food based on your taste. The sweet pork with maple, corn pancake and cabbage is delicious. I didn't like the wine, I...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Maggotyler
Reviewed September 21, 2018

We had a delightful lunch here that was reasonably priced and full of flavor. The pork tacos were chunky not pulled, the sweet potato hash was vibrant and wife’s salad was very fresh.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bill R
Reviewed September 18, 2018

I dined at Roots three weeks ago and ordered the Caesar salad and the presentation and flavor was very good. Last night I ordered the same thing and the presentation was inferior, the flavor was underwhelming and the lettuce, I could tell, was not fresh....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank garyW4144XV
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Cheese tray was fantastic. My husbands burger was okay. Beef tacos were okay. Definitely not worth our $60 bill for lunch!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank amweinhold
Reviewed August 24, 2018

The ambience, service and food equated to a great experience. I especially enjoyed the snap pea salad and the sweet potato hash. I am glad the owner took a chance on Rutland and it appears to be working out for all involved.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank rjr0810
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Roots has the single greatest dish on any menu in Rutland. See if you can find it. I look forward to eating here again soon.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank A1942FMjeffg
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January 13, 2018|
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Response from Susan M | Reviewed this property |
Seems to me like casual dress is the best for most every place now.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children
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: 55 Washington St, Rutland, VT 05701-4028
    (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: +1 802-747-7414
  • E-mail
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