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Roots Steakhouse

401 Springfield Ave, Summit, NJ 07901-2624
+1 908-273-0027
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“popovers” (26 reviews)
“steak” (97 reviews)
“butter cake” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00 Hours
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
401 Springfield Ave, Summit, NJ 07901-2624
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All of the above restaurants were excellent and fun places to eat! I chose diverse themed restaurants which were all walking distance from The DeBary Inn.

Thank rsquire48
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I attended a private party (for 30+) and was amazed at the staff's exceptional attention to detail throughout the entire afternoon. They were friendly, polite and spot-on when it came to beverage service. And the food was delicious.I highly recommend the Shaved Prime Rib Sandwich...More

Thank 1swordfish
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Restaurant geared to business. Quieter than many US restaurants. Service OK. My petit filet was tasteless. My guest's New York strip was OK in his words. Too expensive for the quality which my reason for downgrading it.

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 12 September 2018

I called for a simple reservation on a Tuesday night, immediately it went to Voicemail. When I arrived, the RUDE manager tried to stuff 2 large men into the bar when there were plenty of tables available. "Guests are Coming" The food is not worth...More

Thank Howard A H
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

The food was good as usual but because I sat in the front the waiter was subpar which ruined my meal. read my review from last year and you'll see how much I loved it last year vs this year. Make sure you insist on...More

Thank Mitchell S
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

I had a bad occasion here a couple of months ago and posted an appropriate review. However I decided to give it another try as most of my previous experiences have been excellent. I took a spot at the bar and was immediately greeted by...More

Thank Stephen K
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Every time I go back to Roots, I remember how much I like it! From the popovers doled out at the start of the meal to the excellent desserts, the food is top notch. The service is excellent as well, involved but too too intrusive....More

Thank DAPJr112
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

What a find! Hand-crafted cocktails, classic NY steakhouse menu with some unique twists, and a super-positive vibe on Springfield Ave in Summit! Memorable evening and definitely going back!

Thank dangstadt23
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Delicious from beginning to end. Pricey but a well worth treat for those of us that are foodies but in a limited budget.

Thank MPNJ69
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Don’t get the spicy lobster appetizer. It’s 1/2 calamari and 1/2 lobster might even be shrimp. False advertisement on the menu. Not worth the 16 bucks

Thank David A
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Rosanne D
1 December 2016|
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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
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, 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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