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Roots Steakhouse

401 Springfield Ave, Summit, NJ 07901-2624
+1 908-273-0027
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“popovers” (25 reviews)
“steak” (94 reviews)
“butter cake” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00 Hours
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
401 Springfield Ave, Summit, NJ 07901-2624
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wait staff was attentive, the drinks were perfect, the slab bacon starter was excellent, albeit tasted similar to the pork belly I've had lately so no obvious smoky taste. And of course we love the popovers (gratis), and the side of brocolli (extra). Those...More

Thank 2rh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Roots last night as it used to be my favourite spot in Summit. However last night was a disappointment. I was seated at the bar as per my request and enjoyed the friendly service from Rick and others. I ordered food ( very...More

Thank Stephen K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an upscale steakhouse for sure. It is expensive but worth the splurge for an occasion. Typical to this type of restaurant all sides are extra. The service is impeccable. The wine list is impressive.

Thank T-Bone33
Reviewed 10 May 2018

I had a great experience here, I was expecting it to be a little more expensive but the price was reasonable and the food was GREAT!

Thank Adam J
Reviewed 6 May 2018

We celebrated our Aunt’s 90th birthday party. Food and service were extraordinary. A singing waiter was over the top, as was the birthday cake. Restaurant, however, is too noisy for my taste.

Thank Harveyjag
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

It starts with a great feel of the restaurant. Very old school steakhouse feel - dark woods, white table cloth, nostalgia and more. Things improve with the very responsive team service. The bread arrives and I'm wishing I could eat only that. It was seriously...More

Thank Jay B
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Local steakhouse with very good food and service. Typical steakhouse menu. It;s not Peter Luger's quality, but its good for local fare. The best thing here might just be the bread! Stick with T-bone, rib eye or filet. Great bar that's usually crowded. Expect to...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Very good all around experience dining at Root's with the family. Attentive service, comfortable room, ample space between tables, and food that was really solid! Wedge salad, clams, steak, and fish - all very fresh and tasty. Lost a star as the fish portion was...More

Thank DanoNJ
Reviewed 8 April 2018

I always enjoy my dining experience here at Roots, there's never a time I had a bad meal, it is pricey but you get what you pay for. Very intimate dining experience, best for couples at least in my opinion.

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Roots offers a fairly standard steakhouse menu and all the food is good. Prices were a bit lower than I expected (though it’s not cheap). Service was also quite good. I had the T-bone which was tasty. We also shared creamed spinach and potatoes which...More

Thank Dneuburger
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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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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