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Roots Steakhouse

401 Springfield Ave, Summit, NJ 07901-2624
+1 908-273-0027
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Opens in 12 min
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
401 Springfield Ave, Summit, NJ 07901-2624
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Never been here before, and visited with a group on a Saturday night. If parking's not available on the main street, swing around the corner for more or the downtown Summit parking lot - meters are off after 6 PM. Upscale ambiance, nicely appointed bar...More

Thank gdig
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been going here for a good number of years. It's pricey - NYC style and that's OK while the food standard remains high. When you start to debate if you got your money's worth, then something needs to be improved. The bar and accompanying dining...More

Thank TonyK300
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wednesday night and the place was packed, for good reason. My steak was very good and the sides were fantastic. I also thought they had a fair and diverse wine list.

Thank Rickalb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the first time I was there, the bartender was nice, kept the drinks coming, other customers were sociable, and decor of restaurant and obiance of restaurant was good. Food was good. I would definitely recommend this place to others.

Thank Dana G
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

You don't need to drive to NYC to get a great steak. Roots in Summit have been saving steak lovers the cost of gasoline, tolls, and parking since it opened in Summit a dozen years ago. It hits all the classic steakhouse notes from the...More

Thank Thom R
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Just a quick walk from the hotel and was treated to a fantastic dinner. Had the 20oz strip with asparagus and creamed potatoes service was excellent. Probably will never be in this area again (was a business trip for my wife) but if we were,...More

Thank thomaspS2097GV
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We enjoyed the appetizers (slab of bacon, shrimps), the burrata, and the sliders. The main were very good as well. Of the desert items, chocolate creme brulee was the most memorable. We loved the bread. The atmosphere was relaxed stake house - just what you...More

Thank Gene N
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We have a great meal every time we eat here. The only problem we ever is there are too many fantastic choices on the menu and it's hard to choose just one appetizer and one main course! All the appetizers are great - I especially...More

Thank asquared13
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

NYC prices and quality of food without the tolls. Expensive but very good. Have some sliders and appys at the bar and enjoy the experience without dropping a safe on your wallet.

Thank rjohnson1961
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Been to Roots many times and we love it!! We like to eat at the bar and the bartenders are always on there A Game. It is one of our go to restaurants in Summit.

Thank John F
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Response from Victoria L | Reviewed this property |
I would say $100 would be a better way to go.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Springfield Ave, Summit, NJ 07901-2624
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Summit
  • Phone Number: +1 908-273-0027
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