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Root's Restaurant

1260 N Memorial Dr, Lancaster, OH 43130-1625
+1 740-653-8944
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (5 reviews)
“chicken” (7 reviews)
“noodles” (4 reviews)
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1260 N Memorial Dr, Lancaster, OH 43130-1625
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

first the good: they've been there a long time and have a loyal local following. The staff is friendly and attentive. Decent number of choices on the menu. The bad - the decor is tired and the room is very crowded. (The tables were arranged...More

Thank smidjit
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Surprised about this place. Did not like the decor but food was great! Fried fish was delicious. Baked steak was awesome..real beef. Pies were delicious. Customers around were friendly and were suggesting food to us. Nice local restaurant. Good portion and we had good service....More

Thank Mytreep
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Simple, home style food & desserts. Seems to always be fairly busy. Nice little spot for ‘regulars’ to come in.

Thank Mimi O
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Nothing pretentious about this place. Just old school good food and great service. The prices are reasonable and the food was delicious. Check the board for the specials of the day to save a few bucks. The only negative was the apron pulling into the...More

1  Thank William B
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Came here last with husband on a day trip to Chillicothe and enjoyed burger (husband had his usual vegetarian go-to, grilled cheese and fries). Too hard to decide between chocolate cake and pie, so we had both. But we remember Root's most fondly from stopping...More

1  Thank Sightsee_Eat
Reviewed 23 August 2017

First I've been here in years. We stopped for lunch and found the food to be excellent. Wife had a burger and fries and she said it was great. I had the Pork and Kraut and the taste was just fabulous. There just wasn't enough...More

Thank Butch L
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

My mom and Nan both talk about going to this restaurant when they were younger, and how good the food was, so my boyfriend and I decided to try it out. It has really cute country decor, that reminded me of stepping into my grandma's...More

Thank VannSamm
Reviewed 10 August 2017

While traveling thru Lancaster OH on our vacation we wanted to experience a "Home town restaurant" instead of a chain type, Root's did not disappoint ! The minute we walked in ( close to closing ) we were treated like family, our server very attentive...More

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

I know there's Debs and Todds. But Roots has always been my local favorite. Stopped in after a trip to the farmers market. Service was very efficient. Not overly friendly but not rude. Very old school. Definitely they cater to their regulars. The food arrived...More

Thank BuckeyeGurl72
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We have been to Root's many times for breakfast. We love their 2x2x2x2 which is two pancakes, two eggs, two sausage links, and two pieces of bacon. My husband also likes their buckwheat pancakes which are large. The staff is very efficient and friendly; rarely...More

Thank clc1597
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1260 N Memorial Dr, Lancaster, OH 43130-1625
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 740-653-8944
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