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Roots Steakhouse

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401 Springfield Ave, Summit, NJ 07901
+1 908-273-0027
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Today
11:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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NC
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited with a friend and was taken here as their favorite restaurant in town. I had the steak and arugula salad with blue cheese and it was perfect!

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Thank andrear121
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251 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've never been to Roots before and we went the other night for a celebration night with my co-workers at Ray Catena Mercedes and I was very impressed. We had a private room in the back and ordered something called a seafood tower which had oysters, tuna tartare, jumbo lump car meat which was delicious, huge shrimp cocktail with delicious... More 

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Thank 3sons314416
New Jersey
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86 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I work in Manhattan and frequently go out to dinner at the various renowned steakhouses. Roots Steakhouse is on par with any of their Manhattan competitors. Yes, the bill is pricey because it's not BYOB and a good steak costs $, but guess what, it's well worth it. Though they have the classic appetizers such as Caesar salad and French... More 

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Thank Lawrence G
Summit, New Jersey
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've eaten here several times in the last year. The food is good, not great. The service is mediocre. The waiters think too much about themselves. They get the orders wrong. You are often rushed.

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Thank SummitTraveler14
Matawan, New Jersey
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

My family and I enjoyed Roots Steakhouse on Friday, 1/13/17 to celebrate a promotion. The ambience was typical for a steakhouse, crowded and loud but to be expected after reading other reviews. However, the back room we were in was not too loud. The service was top notch, always someone nearby to help us if we needed anything. We ordered... More 

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Thank lsears2016
Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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109 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

First the drinks- delicious and perfectly poured. Its an old oak bar and fun to sit at and grab a sandwich. Have also sat for dinner/lunch. Steaks are perfect as is the seafood. Have never ever been disappointed here.

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Thank susgames13
Cocoa Beach, Florida, United States
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80 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Picked Roots for a business lunch as it was convenient to reach for all of us. We are sure glad we did !! It is located in a former bank building with plenty of public parking behind it. Space for our round table for 6 was in an area that was great to have a conversation while enjoying great food... More 

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Thank TedB918
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

We walked 7 minutes from The DeBury Inn. Atmosphere is lovely and romantic. I doubt if you can do wrong with any meal choice. Our meals were incredible and had a very relaxing and wonderful time. A+! If we had one more night, we would have gone back!

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Thank Reid W
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63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Went here for my birthday with my wife. We have been here before. The slab of bacon was unbelievable. Steak was equally delicious. Never had a bad meal here......loved my meal.

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Thank Jason K
Short Hills, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Highly overrated and they do not know about letting steak rest before serving. Nice ambiance and service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Springfield Ave, Summit, NJ 07901
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Summit
  • Phone Number: +1 908-273-0027

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