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Root Down DIA

8500 Pena Blvd, Denver International Airport Terminal C, Denver, CO 80249-6205
+1 303-342-6959
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lamb sliders” (48 reviews)
“salad” (46 reviews)
“bento box” (11 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8500 Pena Blvd, Denver International Airport Terminal C, Denver, CO 80249-6205
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Didn't know where to eat to pass the time and looked around to find this the only sit down restaurant close....jackpot! Our server explained it is a local restaurant and not a chain. They have their own chef and try to keep local. I couldn't...More

Thank Pj1391
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are at DIA and want a nice breakfast or lunch or maybe dinner, at first Root Down seems appealing, a high end alternative to fast food in the airport. But on closer inspection of the menu, it is very limiting, mostly designer salads,...More

Thank eldichter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our son recommended Root Down at DIA as we had a long wait prior to our flight. We were not disappointed. Seating was a bit cramped but the service was superb. Our waitress took a lot of pride in the eatery, explaining that this was...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a huge layover in Denver and made the Trek from Concourse B to C. Worth it. We were starving and exhausted and needed somewhere nice before a transpacific flight. Lovely service, cool environment (cute luggage and travel theme) and great food. Good portions,...More

Thank WhiskeyGirlDublin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was told that the best restaurant choice in Concourse C was Root Down. We had a layover so on exiting the place my wife and I found our departing gate and then I made my way to the restaurant. I ordered the house salads...More

Thank westie2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service here is extremely fast, and the team is very friendly. My food came a little bit cold but the service I was provided made up for it. I needed a place to charge my devices while I ate and the hostess found me...More

Thank Raj P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On my concourse there were no bars so I went to the far one in "C." The place was packed but I got seated right away. I got a turkey club and an imperial stout. Overall, the service is very good and the food was...More

Thank rowdy45
Reviewed 10 December 2017

My wife and I flew out of Concourse C at Denver International Airport. When we lived in Denver, we ate at the Root Down Restaurant. So, when we discovered that there was a restaurant of the same name at the airport Concourse, we had to...More

Thank jandc8491
Reviewed 4 December 2017

We sat at one of the high tables & felt really squished. The tables are placed really close together, so we didn't have a lot of room to move. We had some time before our flight so we tried this restaurant. The food was good,...More

Thank 1Kare1
Reviewed 17 November 2017

We had a limited amount of time in between flights and stopped in for a quick bite at Root Down. The bar was packed and we were allowed to sit at a table that was marked "Reserved". A server arrived promptly and she was very...More

Thank TahitiZ
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8500 Pena Blvd, Denver International Airport Terminal C, Denver, CO 80249-6205
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: +1 303-342-6959
  • This restaurant is at Denver Intl Airport (after security)
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