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Roots Natural Kitchen

1329 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903-2869
+1 434-529-6229
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good11%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“salad” (26 reviews)
“black beans” (2 reviews)
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10:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1329 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903-2869
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Delicious, healthy meal choices! We stopped here looking for gluten-free options and were not disappointed. The service was very fast, and the meals all sounded good - it was hard to choose. Would definitely eat here again.

Thank carlie2018718
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fresh, healthy, fast, delicious! The menu is well enough to cover different diets. As a Mediterranean coast person, I can tell this is the best Mediterranean-ish fast food so far. I tried The Apollo dish. Recommend!

Thank Sirin C
Reviewed 12 August 2018

I you like salads, their "salad bowl" is monstrous and has tangy dressing. Got mine as take-away. Not expensive and good service.

1  Thank samtrip12345
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Great healthy, hearty salads. Interesting choices and delicious dressings. I loved that they only had water and didn't bother with soda. They are true to themselves.

1  Thank J949FCanned
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Very healthy food. Very tasty food. Very good service. Huge portions at reasonable price. People must love it, we saw dozens of people carrying takeaway bowls from there.

1  Thank Thither47
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Wow, everything was so fresh! We both ordered salad bowls. Nice variety of greens and toppings, inhouse dressings, and the grilled chicken was excellent. Don't be concerned about going away hungry, the salads are huge. Very friendly people working the counter.

1  Thank crabbysandy
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Incredibly delicious and healthy meal that is fresh, fast, generously proportioned and reasonably priced. Outstanding, would recommend for anyone!

1  Thank Zach B
Reviewed 9 May 2018

As soon as my daughter started attending the University of Virginia she started the campaign to get me to eat at Roots. She noted the line out the door as an indication of its popularity but also said that "it moves fast." My wife and...More

Thank gatordant
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I go here frequently from work. I would say majority of the time service is good but sometimes staff is in such a rush they seem to either ignore requests or get annoyed. My go to bowl is the El Jefe, I suggest getting the...More

Thank erawson77
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

A large variety of delicious salads, offering endless combinations. Smiling staff helps you patiently to decide of your desired combination.

Thank Nahum S
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27 March 2017|
Response from Rossersuzi | Reviewed this property |
The hours are 10:30 AM - 9 PM.
Nancy W
4 December 2015|
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Response from 4NY2VA | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if they have different utensils to serve gluten free if you are following a strict diet.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1329 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903-2869
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-529-6229
Roots provides the University of Virginia and the Charlottesville community with healthy and delicious natural food in a fast-casual setting.
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