Carry Out Menu

Starts & Salads


Saratoga Chips A pile of chips served with our homemade barbecue sauce for dipping
Potato Skins (3)Skins of fresh-baked potatoes, fried and covered with grated cheddar cheese and real bacon bits
Chicken Fingers (5)
Strips of fresh breast of chicken, lightly coated with delicately seasoned breading and fried. Served with BBQ sauce

Mozzarella Cheese Sticks (6)Breaded mozzarella cheese sticks, fried and served with dipping sauce

Vegetable Soup A freshly-prepared soup everyday
16 oz. Pint $4.29 / 12 oz. $3.79

Mardi Gras Chicken Salad Cajun chicken breast topped with shredded cheese served on a bed of salad greens with tomato wedges, onions and your choice of dressing

Tossed Salad Dressing: Blue Cheese, French, Italian, Thousand Island, Buttermilk Ranch, Fat Free Ranch, Fat Free Italian

Combo Appetizer Two potato skins, three chicken fingers and four cheese sticks, served with BBQ sauce and sour cream for dipping
Chicken Fingers & Fries
Five hand breaded chicken fingers deep fried with a side of BBQ sauce

Mock Turtle SoupSoup Winner Taste of Cincinnati A house and city favorite
16 oz. Pint $4.99 / 12 oz. $3.89

Chicken Livers(pint) with Gravy $5.99

Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad $8.99

California Club Chef’s Salad Crisp salad greens, sliced turkey breast, cheddar cheese, tomato wedges, and hard-boiled egg. Served with your choice of dressing

Chicken Salad Croissant w/chips $7.59

Fried Chicken


Our specialty since 1960, the Roost sells over 10,000 pieces of fried chicken each week. The Roost chicken has won numerous awards over the years, including being voted City’s Best by the Cincinnati Enquirer and its readers. All with no trans fat!
Chicken Dinners  Served with your choice of (French Fries -or- Mashed Potatoes) and Cole Slaw & Dinner Roll.

#1 Half Chicken- Breast, Thigh, Leg & Wing $8.99
#2. Pieces Mixed- Breast, Thigh & Wing $8.49
#3. 3 Pieces Dark- Two Thigh & One Leg $7.99
#4. One Quarter White- Breast & Wing $7.99
#5. One Quarter Dark- Thigh & Leg $7.39
#6. Chicken All White- Two Pieces of Breast $8.99
#7. Chicken Wings- Eight Wings $12.99
#8. Chicken All Dark- Four Thighs $7.99
#9. Chicken Snack- Four Wings $8.99
#10. Chicken All Dark- Four Legs $8.99
#11. Breast & Leg  $7.99

Substitute: Hot Slaw | Tossed Salad | Baked Potato $0.99 Extra

Bucket of Chicken – Pieces Mixed (No Substitutions)
9 Pieces $13.99
13 Pieces $18.99
18 Pieces $25.99
21 Pieces $29.99
– (Pieces Mixed – No Substitutions)
Includes: 1 pint Mashed Potatoes – 1/2 pint Gravy, 1 pint Cole Slaw,6 Dinner Rolls
9 Pieces $22.99
13 Pieces $27.99
18 Pieces $31.99
21 Pieces $34.99

 By the Piece
Breast $3.59
Thigh $1.79
Wing $1.39
leg $1.79

Buffalo Wings..Boneless OR Bone-In

Medium, BBQ, Teriyaki, Carribean (sweet & spicy)

6 wings $5.99—-12 wings $10.99—-18 wings $15.99—-24 wings $18.99

Add celery and Ranch or Blue Cheese for $1.29


Our Highly Rated Sauerbraten has become well known throughout Zinzinnati as being the best around! It is marinated 7 days and guaranteed to be tender. Served over noodles with potato pancakes and your choice of applesauce or our “City’s Best” Hot Bacon Slaw

Barbequed Ribs & Combos



Pork loin ribs, meaty and tender, with our own homemade BBQ sauce.
Barbecued Ribs Regular Order $15.99

#26 Fried Chicken & BBQ Ribs Combo
The best of both! Our delicious ribs teamed with your choice of a (breast & wing) or a (thigh & leg) of fried chicken.
Barbecued Ribs Full Slab $18.99


RIBS (ONLY) – No Side Dishes Full Slab $15.99
Regular Order $13.99

Country Style


Twin Grilled Pork Chops Two center cut pork chops marinated & grilled to perfection
Chicken Livers Dinner with Gravy 

Breast of Turkey & Dressing Slow roasted in our ovens, thinly sliced & served with our homemade dressing

Baked Icelandic Cod(Dinner)A generous portion of Icelandic cod baked to its tender flaky best, served with potato and salad

The above dinners include your choice of two: French fries, Baked Potato, Mashed Potatoes with Gravy, Cole Slaw, Hot Bacon Slaw, Tossed Salad, Green Beans.

Specialty Sandwiches

Roast Beef Manhattan Thin-sliced roast beef piled high and served open- faced over bread with whipped potatoes and gravy.
Open-Faced Turkey Turkey breast, thinly sliced and served open-faced over bread with whipped potatoes and gravy.

Sandwiches & More


Following sandwiches are served with one side item:
French Fries | Potato Chips | Vegetable l Cole Slaw | Mashed Potatoes
Substitute: Hot Slaw, Tossed Salad, Baked Potato $0.99 Extra
Fried Fish Sandwich– Deep fried, breaded whitefish, served on Small (1 pc) – $6.99
On rye bread with lettuce & tartar sauce Large (2 pcs) – $7.99
Fried Chicken Breast Sandwich Hand breaded, crispy and delicious on a toasted bun with lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise.
Pork Bar-B-Q Sandwich
Tender pieces of pork served on a large bun and smothered with savory, taste tingling BBQ sauce.
Grilled Chicken Breast Sandwich
Boneless and skinless breast of chicken on a bun with lettuce, onion, tomato and pickle
French Dip
Tons of roast beef, grilled onions and melted swiss cheese, with a side of au jus for dipping

German Reuben
Corned beef, melted Swiss cheese and plenty of sauerkraut.
Grilled Mahi Sandwich
6 oz. Fillet served on a toasted bun
Grilled or Blackened $9.99
Baked Cod (Sandwich)
Heart healthy and served on rye bread

Double Deckers


Served with chips & a pickle
Add a 20 oz. Fountain Drink to any Sandwich, Burger or Double Decker for only… $0.59
Ham & Roast Beef  $7.29
Bacon, Lettuce & Tomato 
Turkey Club $7.29



Served with Your Choice of One Side of French Fries, Potato Chips, Green Beans, Cole Slaw, or Mashed Potatoes
Substitute: Hot Slaw, Tossed Salad, Baked Potato 89¢ Extra
Black Angus Burger Eight juicy ounces, charbroiled to perfection topped with american cheese, lettuce, onion, tomato, and pickle
Double Deck Jumbo Burger Two – 2 oz. patties piled high and topped with american cheese, lettuce, pickle, and our homemade tartar sauce


German Hot Bacon Slaw (16 oz.) Voted City’s Best Hot Slaw – Cincinnati Magazine
“Taste of Cincinnati” Salad Winner!
Potato Salad
“German Style” 8 oz. $1.99 16 oz. $3.99
Stuffing with Gravy8 oz. $1.99 16 oz. $3.99
Brown Gravy 8 oz. $1.99 16 oz. $3.99Baked Potato- $2.29
Homemade Cole Slaw(4 oz.) $1.00 (8 oz.) $1.99 (16 oz.) $3.99
Mashed Potatoes with Gravy  8 oz. $1.99  16 oz. $3.99
Green Beans
8 oz. $1.99 16 oz. $3.99
French Fries
1/2 doz. 2.39 doz. 3.69

Desserts (While they last)

White Chocolate Cheesecake Winner Of Best Dessert & Best Overall Dish “Taste Of Cincinnati”
Homemade Cream Pie
Coconut, Banana,
Piece – $3.59 Whole Pie – $10.99
Chocolate Cream Pie Piece – $3.59 Whole Pie – $10.99
Lemon Meringue
Piece – $3.59 Whole Pie – $10.99
Add A 24 Oz. Fountain Drink To Any Sandwich, Burger Or Double Decker For Only 59¢* Menu Items And Prices Subject To Change