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Roots Steakhouse

401 Springfield Ave, Summit, NJ 07901-2624
+1 908-273-0027
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“popovers” (22 reviews)
“steak” (85 reviews)
“butter cake” (7 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
401 Springfield Ave, Summit, NJ 07901-2624
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Shared the apps and all of them were great. Lump crab was my favorite. The 12 FM was very tasty and loved their steak sauce. Have to get Deseret even if ur full. Get the butter cake. Can go wrong

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a business meeting with 15 of my partners and was not disappointed. They were able to accommodate us in their private room and the service was spectacular. My T-bone was cooked perfectly and the apps were great. Not a big fan of the...More

Thank mombrellino
Reviewed 1 week ago

After passing by for years we finally decided to give this steakhouse the test. $16.95 lobster mashed potatoes gotta be good.24 OZ DRY AGED T-BONE44.95 gotta be good. After some slow service, only a couple I guess?.. Excellent popover, steak arrives, and...well I guess I'm...More

Thank JerseyJohnnie
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 October 2017

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 28 September 2017 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 13 September 2017 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
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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
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
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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