Root

Modern American

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Overview

In the lower Garden district AAA four diamond awarded Root by Rebel restaurant group is decked out in warm walnut tones with funky bright green chairs. Chef / co-owner Phillip Lopez’s artistic approach to modern American cuisine includes the popular ménage à foie (foie gras flavored confetti, foie gras funyons, foie gras cotton candy) that pairs with one of their Louisiana-forward brews or notable cocktails like lawn dart (botanical gin, house-made cola spice, lemon, ginger).

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ACCOLADES

  • Black Pudding: 10 Best Things Brett Anderson Ate Last Month, September 2016 — Times-Picayune
  • 4 AAA Diamond award
  • 4 beans from the New Orleans Times-Picayune
  • 50 Best New Restaurants 2012- Bon Appetit
  • New Orleans' Best Late Night Eats 2016- Zagat
  • Zagat rating of 4.2

Menu for Root

Lunch Menu

Socials

Charcuterie

  • Pâté de Campagne
    $10.00
  • "Face" Bacon
    $10.00
  • Fennel Cured Spalla
    $10.00
  • Truffle Scented Chicken Liver Parfait
    $10.00
  • "CBD" Chicken, Beef, Duck-Poached Ballotine
    $10.00
  • Beef Heart Bresaola
    $10.00
  • Chocolate Espresso Cured Lamb Lomo
    $10.00
  • Beet Coriander Smoked Wild Salmon
    $10.00
  • Smoked Pickled Beef Tongue
    $10.00
  • Calabrian Nduja
    $10.00
  • Juniper Cured Duck Prosciutto
    $10.00
  • Szechuan Beef Tendon
    $10.00
  • Moroccan Spiced Pork & Duck Rillettes
    $10.00
  • Rosemary Cured Guanciale
    $10.00
  • Hog's Head Cheese
    $10.00
  • Kalimoxto Cured Mojama
    $10.00
  • Cochon de Lait Porchetta
    $10.00
  • Black Pepper Lonza
    $10.00

Sausages

  • Spanish Style Morcilla
    $10.00
  • Spanish Style Chorizo
    $10.00
  • Moroccan Style Lamb Merguez
    $10.00
  • Catalonian Style Butifarra
    $10.00
  • Filipino Style Longanisa
    $10.00
  • Mexican Style Salchichas
    $10.00
  • Greek Style Loukaniko
    $10.00
  • Swiss Style Cervelat
    $10.00

Main

  • Grand Charcuterie Board Chef's Selection of our House-Made Sausages and Seasonal Accoutrements
    $55.00
  • Sausage Fest Chef's Selection of our House-Made Sausages and Seasonal Accoutrements
    $55.00

Beginnings

  • Heirloom Tomato & Cucumber Panzanella Basil Ricotta, Cornbread Croutons, Cane Syrup Vinaigrette, Soppressata
    $14.00
  • Crispy Pig Ear & Charred Brussels Sprout Salad Black Brioche Croutons, Mustard Green Anchovy Dressing, Shaved Pecorino, Roasted Turnips, Fresh Radish
    $14.00
  • Aloo Gobi Crispy Potato, Roasted Cauliflower, Local Baby Eggplant, Toasted Indian Spice, Marinated Tofu, Bergamot Yogurt
    $16.00
  • "Sweet Tea" Country Fried Chicken Wings Miso Butterscotch Country Biscuits, Sweet Potato Sorghum Butter, Smoked Onion Buttermilk Dressing
    $15.00
  • Ménage à Foie Chef's Daily Preparation
    $25.00

Principals

  • Smoked Veal Pastrami Sandwich Marbled Rye, Honey Fennel Choucroute, Gruyère, Pickled Rutabaga Rémoulade
    $13.00
  • Louisiana Gulf Shrimp Roll Sour Potato Bread, Charred Meyer Lemon Gribiche, Calabrian Chili Tomato Conserva, Bitter Greens
    $16.00
  • Cohiba Smoked Scallops Chorizo Dust, Caramelized Cauliflower, Pimentón Patatas Bravas, Black Garlic Fennel Choucroute
    $32.00
  • "ROOT" Burger Toasted Brioche Bun, Caramelized Onions, Allen Benton Bacon; Choice of Aged Cheddar, Point Reyes Bleu or Swiss
    $15.00
  • Grilled Cobia Preserved Lemon Raita, Pickled Seasonal Vegetables, Za"atar Potato Crisp, Local Greens
    $16.00

Dinner Menu

Socials

Charcuterie

  • Pâté de Campagne
    $10.00
  • "Face" Bacon
    $10.00
  • Fennel Cured Spalla
    $10.00
  • Truffle Scented Chicken Liver Parfait
    $10.00
  • "CBD" Chicken, Beef, Duck-Poached Ballotine
    $10.00
  • Beef Heart Bresaola
    $10.00
  • Chocolate Espresso Cured Lamb Lomo
    $10.00
  • Beet Coriander Smoked Wild Salmon
    $10.00
  • Smoked Pickled Beef Tongue
    $10.00
  • Calabrian Nduja
    $10.00
  • Juniper Cured Duck Prosciutto
    $10.00
  • Szechuan Beef Tendon
    $10.00
  • Moroccan Spiced Pork & Duck Rillettes
    $10.00
  • Rosemary Cured Guanciale
    $10.00
  • Hog's Head Cheese
    $10.00
  • Kalimoxto Cured Mojama
    $10.00
  • Cochon de Lait Porchetta
    $10.00
  • Black Pepper Lonza
    $10.00

Sausages

  • Spanish Style Morcilla
    $10.00
  • Spanish Style Chorizo
    $10.00
  • Moroccan Style Lamb Merguez
    $10.00
  • Catalonian Style Butifarra
    $10.00
  • Filipino Style Longanisa
    $10.00
  • Mexican Style Salchichas
    $10.00
  • Greek Style Loukaniko
    $10.00
  • Swiss Style Cervelat
    $10.00

Main

  • Grand Charcuterie Board Chef's Selection of our House-Made Sausages and Seasonal Accoutrements
    $55.00
  • Sausage Fest Chef's Selection of our House-Made Sausages and Seasonal Accoutrements
    $55.00

Beginnings

  • Heirloom Tomato & Cucumber Panzanella Basil Ricotta, Cornbread Croutons, Cane Syrup Vinaigrette, Soppressata
    $14.00
  • Crispy Pig Ear & Charred Brussels Sprouts Salad Charred Broccoli, Peaches, Calabrian Chili Vinaigrette, Ciabatta Croutons
    $14.00
  • Aloo Gobi Crispy Potato, Roasted Cauliflower, Local Baby Eggplant, Toasted Indian Spice, Marinated Tofu, Bergamot Yogurt
    $16.00
  • "Sweet Tea" Country Fried Chicken Wings Miso Butterscotch Country Biscuits, Sweet Potato Sorghum Butter, Smoked Onion Buttermilk Dressing
    $15.00
  • Ménage à Foie Chef's Daily Preparation
    $25.00

Principals

  • Tomato Bolognese & Kale Papardelle Heirloom Tomatoes, Peppers, Fennel, Basil, Pecorino
    $26.00
  • Hot & Sour Lemonfish Coriander Seared Lemonfish, Fried Glass Noodles, Red & Green Curry Paste, Horseradish "Snow," Hot & Sour Soup
    $29.00
  • Cohiba Smoked Scallops Chorizo Dust, Caramelized Cauliflower, Pimentón Patatas Bravas, Black Garlic Fennel Choucroute
    $32.00
  • Grilled Ribeye Potato Pavé, Local Mushrooms, Roasted Vegetables, Smoked Blueberry Demi-glace
    $39.00
  • Black Lacquered Duck Wild Mushrooms, Snap Beans, "Rutabaga Sardalaise", Pickled Red Pearl Onions, Pan Jus
    $31.00
  • Korean Short Rib Clay Pot Farro Fried Rice, Chinese Sausage, Charred Scallions, "6 Minute" Egg, Umeboshi, Shimeji Mushrooms
    $25.00

Wine List

White Wine & Sparkling Wine

By The Glass

  • Mercat Brut Nature Cava, Barcelona NV
    $9.00
    $40.00
  • Velenosi Passerina Brut Spumante, Italy NV
    $12.00
    $54.00
  • Graham Beck Brut Rosé, South Africa NV
    $10.00
    $44.00
  • Laurent-Perrier Brut Champagne, France NV
    $19.00
    $87.00
  • Ehret Family Winery Sémillon Sauvignon Blanc Blend, Sonoma '11
    $11.00
    $46.00
  • Les Chataigniers, Sancerre '12
    $11.00
    $47.00
  • Casamaro Verdejo, Spain '12
    $9.00
    $40.00
  • Wimmer Czerny Grüner Veltliner Fumberg, Austria '12
    $11.00
    $46.00
  • Domaine Albert Mann Pinot Blanc, Alsace '12
    $11.00
    $49.00
  • Albert Bichot Secret de Famille Chardonnay, France '11
    $11.00
    $49.00
  • Scarbolo Ramato Pinot Grigio, Friuli '09
    $12.00
    $52.00
  • Karl Kaspar Kabinett Riesling, Mosel '11
    $9.00
    $40.00

Sparkling

  • Roederer Estate Brut Sparkling Wine, Anderson Valley NV
    $68.00
  • Billecart-Salmon Brut Réserve Champagne, France NV
    $99.00
  • Billecart-Salmon Brut Rosé Champagne, France NV
    $180.00
  • Ruinart Blanc de Blanc Brut Champagne, France NV
    $120.00
  • Dumangin Brut Rosé Champagne, France NV
    $96.00
  • Bollinger "Special Cuvée" Brut Champagne, France NV
    $125.00
  • Nicolas Feuillatte "Palmes d'Or" Champagne, France '99
    $215.00
  • Dom Pérignon Brut Champagne, France '03
    $250.00

Light & Crisp

  • Ant Moore Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough '12
    $41.00
  • Little James Basket Press Sauvignon Blanc Viognier Blend, France 12
    $42.00
  • Jones Family Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley '11
    $89.00
  • Karl Lagler Steinborz Grüner Veltliner Smaragd, Austria '11
    $98.00

Fruity & Smooth

  • Robert Foley Pinot Blanc, Napa Valley '09
    $53.00
  • Hofstätter Pinot Grigio, Alto Adige '12
    $56.00
  • Rocca del Principe Fiano di Avellino, Italy '09
    $49.00
  • Del Fiore Malvasia Bianca, Central Coast '11
    $41.00
  • Pojer e Sandri "Palai" Müller Thurgau, Italy '09
    $58.00
  • Stein Spätlese-feinherb Riesling, Mosel '10
    $77.00
  • Weingut Vollenweider "Wolfer Goldgrube" Riesling Kabinett, Mosel '10
    $86.00
  • Au Bon Climat "Hildegard", Santa Maria Valley '07
    $104.00
  • Domaine Marcel Deiss Gewürztraminer, Alsace '08
    $63.00

Rich & Creamy

  • Pyramid Valley Grower's Collection Hille Vineyard Semillon, Marlborough '07
    $73.00
  • Cochon Rhone Blend, California '11
    $50.00
  • Gaía Wild Ferment Assyrtiko, Santorini '12
    $66.00
  • Uixar Txakolina, Spain '10
    $58.00
  • Cosme Palacio "1894" White Rioja, Spain '08
    $104.00
  • Vins d'Orrance Chardonnay, Western Cape '10
    $97.00
  • Stoller Family Estate Reserve Chardonnay, Dundee Hills '10
    $87.00
  • Bergström "Sigrid" Chardonnay, Willamette Valley '10
    $166.00
  • M. Chapoutier "La Bernardine" Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Rhone Valley '06
    $119.00
  • Château Olivier Blanc Grand Cru Classé, Bordeaux '06
    $130.00
  • Plumpjack Chardonnay Reserve, Napa Valley '12
    $121.00
  • Hudson Vineyards Chardonnay, Carneros '09
    $114.00

Red Wine

By The Glass

  • Pierre-Marie Chermette Cur de Vendanges Beaujolais, France '12
    $12.00
    $54.00
  • Methven Family Vineyards Citizen Cuvée Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley '09
    $13.00
    $59.00
  • La Closerie des Lys Pinot Noir, France '12
    $10.00
    $40.00
  • Izadi Reserva Tempranillo, Rioja '08
    $11.00
    $49.00
  • Clos D'agon Amic Grenache Blend, Spain '10
    $12.00
    $54.00
  • Poggio Anima "Asmodeus" Nero D'Avola, Sicilia '10
    $10.00
    $40.00
  • Bodegas Juan Gil "Silver Label" Monastrell, Spain '11
    $9.00
    $40.00
  • Scholium Project Gardens of Babylon Petite Sirah Blend, California '11
    $13.00
    $58.00
  • Domaine du Vieux Lazaret Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Rhône '10
    $18.00
    $79.00
  • Tamber Bey Deux Chevaux "Rabianico" Bordeaux Blend, Yountville '10
    $14.00
    $64.00
  • Ladera Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley '10
    $15.00
    $68.00

Light & Fruity

  • Ameztoi Stimatum Txakolina, Spain '12
    $51.00
  • Domaine Marcel Deiss "Burlenberg" Pinot Noir, Alsace '06
    $96.00
  • Barda Pinot Noir, Argentina '11
    $73.00
  • Maison Champy Beaune Vieilles Vignes Pinot Noir, Burgundy '10
    $78.00
  • Stoller Reserve Pinot Noir, Dundee Hills '10
    $93.00
  • Amplus Old Vine Carignan, Chile '09:
    $69.00

Smooth & Supple

  • Mustiguillo Finca Terrerazo Vino de Pago Bobal, Spain '10
    $78.00
  • Borgogno Dolcetto d'Alba, Italy '11
    $56.00
  • Forlorn Hope "Suspiro del Moro" Alvarelhão, Calirfornia '12
    $50.00
  • Bodegas Mas Alta "La Basseta" Priorat, Spain '10
    $159.00
  • Paolo Scavino Barbera d'Alba, Italy '11
    $63.00
  • R. Lopez de Heredia Viña Cubillo, Rioja '05
    $58.00
  • Casaloste Chianti Classico Riserva, Tuscany '09
    $97.00

Big & Bold

  • Domaine La Millierre Côtes du Rhône, France '10
    $58.00
  • Domaine de la Janasse Côtes du Rhône, France '10
    $42.00
  • Château de Beaucastel Coudoulet Côtes du Rhône, France '11
    $78.00
  • Paolo Scavina Barolo Monvigliero, Italy '07
    $142.00
  • Pedestal Merlot, Columbia Valley '08
    $119.00
  • Bodegas El Nido "Clio" Cabernet Sauvignon Mouvedre Blend, Spain '11
    $119.00
  • Squawking Parrot Vending Machine Winery Carignan & Petite Sirah, Napa Valley '12
    $79.00
  • Red Hook Winery "The Puncheons" Cabernet Franc Blend, Long Island '08
    $83.00
  • Zichichi Estate Old Vine Zinfandel, Dry Creek Valley '12
    $79.00
  • Château Cordet Margaux, Bordeaux '07
    $106.00
  • White Rock Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley '06
    $106.00
  • Swanson Instant Napa Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley '09
    $114.00
  • Gemstone Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Blend, Yountville '09
    $148.00
  • Daou Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles '10
    $114.00
  • Bennett Lane Maximus Cabernet Sauvignon Blend, Napa Valley '08
    $96.00
  • Ladera Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain, Howell Mountain '09
    $143.00
  • Quintessa Cabernet Sauvignon, Rutherford '09
    $212.00
  • Viader Cabernet Blend, Napa Valley '08
    $214.00
  • Hourglass Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley '09
    $250.00
  • Caymus Special Selection Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley '10
    $264.00
  • Mara Zinfandel, Russian River Valley '07
    $98.00
  • Rockpile Ridge Vineyard Zinfandel, Sonoma '11
    $107.00
  • Quintarelli Valpolicella, Italy '00
    $116.00

Beer

Local

  • Abita Amber, Lager
    $6.00
  • Abita Andygator, Dopplebock
    $14.00
  • Abita Jockamo, IPA
    $6.00
  • Abita Light, Lager
    $6.00
  • Abita Purple Haze, Raspberry Wheat
    $6.00
  • Abita Turbo Dog, Dark Brown Ale
    $6.00
  • NOLA Blonde, Blonde Ale
    $6.00
  • NOLA Brown, Brown Ale
    $6.00

Premium

  • Bavik, Belgium Pilsner
    $6.00
  • Brooklyn Lager, American Amber Lager
    $6.00
  • Fat Tire, Amber Ale
    $6.00
  • Hitachino Nest Weizen, Japanese Ale
    $12.00
  • He'Brew Messiah, American Brown Ale
    $6.00
  • La Chouffe, Belgian Strong Pale Ale
    $24.00
  • Mc Chouffe, Belgian Strong Dark Ale
    $24.00
  • OMER, Belgian Blonde Ale
    $13.00
  • Red Brick Laughing Skull, American Amber
    $7.00
  • Rochefort Trappistes 8, Belgian Strong Ale
    $13.00
  • Rochefort Trappistes 10, Belgian Strong Ale
    $16.00
  • Rogue Chocolate Stout, American Stout
    $16.00
  • Rogue Mocha Porter, American Porter
    $7.00
  • Saison From St. Feuillien, Belgian Ale
    $12.00
  • Samuel Smith IPA, English Ale
    $8.00
  • Samuel Smith Oatmeal Stout, English Stout
    $11.00
  • Schneider Weisse, German Hefeweizen
    $11.00
  • Schneider Aventinus, German Weizenbock
    $11.00
  • Stone Smoked Porter, American Porter
    $14.00

Cocktail

  • Backyard Bonfire High West Campfire Whiskey, Aperol, Luxardo, Cocchi Americano
    $12.00
  • Saint Aper'tif St. Germain, Champagne, Aperol, Fresh Lemon
    $12.00
  • Compton Classic Bombay Sapphire Gin, Fresh Grapefruit, Rosemary Syrup
    $12.00
  • Breakfast of Champions "Face" Bacon Infused Bulleit Bourbon Whiskey, Maple Syrup, Angostura Bitters
    $12.00
  • Zombie Apocalypse Gosling's Black Seal Rum, Fresh Citrus & Pineapple, Angostura Bitters
    $12.00
  • Charleston Tea Tea Infused Vodka, Fresh Lemon, Mint Syrup
    $12.00
  • Ginja Ninja Jameson Irish Whiskey, Fresh Lemon, Ginger Syrup, Mint Syrup
    $12.00
  • Cilantro 'rita Republic Tequila, Cointreau, Fresh Lime, Jalapeño & Cilantro Syrup
    $12.00
  • Ramona Flowers St. George's Terroir Gin, Fresh Lemon, Honey Syrup, Campari
    $12.00
  • Rickshaw #41 Domaine de Canton, Grand Marnier, Fresh Lemon
    $12.00
  • Two Smoking Barrels High West Double Rye Whiskey, Campari, Cocchi Vermouth di Torino, Angostura Bitters
    $12.00

1800 Magazine Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

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Details
  • Price Range: $$$
    Atmosphere: Casual, Eclectic, Modern
  • Dress Code: Casual
    Good For: Foodies, Groups, Late Night, Meet For A Drink
  • Noise Level: Average
  • Wine Spirits: Full Bar
    Phone: (504) 252-9480
  • Private Dining Room: Yes