Dining Menu

Starters

 

Combo Appetizer
Two potato skins, three chicken fingers and four cheese sticks. Served with BBQ sauce and sour cream for dipping.
$

Saratoga Chips
A pile of chips served with our homemade barbecue sauce for dipping.
$

Loaded Fries
Enough for two! Topped with shredded cheddar cheese and bacon bits. Served with a side of ranch dressing.
$

Potato Skins (3)
Skins of fresh-baked potatoes, fried and covered with grated cheddar cheese and real bacon bits.
$

Chicken Livers (pint) with Gravy
A plateful of deep-fried chicken livers with a bowl of brown gravy on the side for dipping
$

Fried Mushrooms
A plateful of deep-fried mushrooms served with our cocktail sauce.
$

Crab Cakes
Two delicious crab cakes over a bed of shredded cabbage. Served with our homemade sauce.
$

Chicken Fingers (5)
Strips of fresh breast of chicken, lightly coated with delicately seasoned breading and fried. Served with BBQ sauce.
$

Cheese Sticks & Chicken Fingers
A wonderful combination of our mozzarella cheese sticks and meaty chicken fingers.
$

Buffalo Wings
Medium, BBQ, Teriyaki, Caribbean Sweet & Spicy
Add celery with Ranch or Bleu Cheese $
6 Wings – $
12 Wings – $
18 Wings – $
24 Wings$

Shrimp Skewer
A grilled shrimp skewer sauteed in garlic butter. Served over a bed of rice. Try it blackened or regular.
$

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

Onion Straws
A plateful of thinly sliced onions, batter-dipped and fried crispy, serves two.
$

Soups

 

Mock Turtle Soup
Not only is this great soup a house favorite, this one’s known across town
Bowl $ – Cup $
Soup du Jour
A freshly-prepared soup everyday
Bowl $ – Cup $

Salads

 

California Chef’s Bowl
Crisp salad greens, sliced turkey breast, cheddar cheese, tomato wedges, hard-boiled egg, onions and choice of dressing.
$
Chicken or Shrimp Ceasar
Crisp romain and parmesan cheese tossed inour homemade caesar dressing, topped with a boneless, skinless chicken breast. Served with a bakery-fresh croissant
$Topped with sauteed or blackened shrimp – 9.39, Without chicken or shrimp – 5.99
German Hot Bacon Slaw
Voted “City’s Best” Cincinnati Magazine. If you’re looking for slaw with a little kick you’re gonna love this one.
$
Mardi Gras Chicken Salad
Cajun chicken breast on a bed of mixed greens, with tomato wedges, onions, shredded cheese and your choice of dressing.
$
Tuna or Chicken salad
Creamy tuna or chicken salad served on a bed of fresh greens accented with hard-boiled eggs and tomato wedges.
$
Choose your favorite dressing to top one of our garden fresh salads: french, italian, celery seed, bleu cheese, thousand island, buttermilk ranch, fat-free italian, fat-free french.

Seafood

Grilled Mahi
6 oz. Fillet served with a potato and salad. Try it grilled or blackened.
$
Baked icelandic cod
A generous portion of icelandic cod baked to its tender, flaky best.
$
Popcorn Shrimp Dinner
A plate full of bite sized shrimp fried golden brown. Served with your choice of potato and salad.
$
Beer-Battered Haddock
Dipped in a beer batter and fried to a golden perfection.
$
Crab Cake Dinner
Two delicious crab cakes over a bed of shredded cabbage. Served with our homemade sauce.
$
Shrimp Dinner
golden-fried gulf shrimp served with cocktail sauce and a lemon wedge.
$

Chicken

Chicken Cordon Bleu
Melted mozzarella and swiss cheeses with ham, over a boneless, skinless chicken breast. Presented over noodles with alfredo sauce.
$
Grilled Chicken Barbecue ™
Boneless and skinless chicken breast with our zesty barbecue sauce. Served over rice medley.
$Teriyaki Chicken
Skinless and boneless grilled chicken breast served with warm raspberry sauce.
$
Italian Chicken
A grilled breast of boneless, skinless chicken blanketed with mozzarella and parmesan cheeses; served atop noodles ladled with alfredo sauce.
$
Teriyaki Chicken ™

Skinless and boneless breast of chicken marinated in teriyaki sauce. Served with rice and extra dipping sauce.
$
Cajun Chicken
Plump and tender breast of skinless and boneless chicken, dusted with cajun spices and grilled to juicy perfection. Served with rice medley.
$

Roost’s Famous Fried Chicken

All dinners are served with your choice of two sides:
Seasoned Rice – Applesauce – Baked Potato – French Fries – Mashed Potatoes
Tossed Salad – Hot Bacon Slaw – Green Beans – Homemade Coleslaw – German Potato Salad (cold)

Voted Cincinnati’s Best!

Half-Chicken Dinner
A mixed dinner of fresh chicken breast, thigh, leg and wing, all fried to a juicy tenderness.
$12.99
Breast and Leg Dinner
One fresh chicken breast and a leg.
$10.29
Quarter chicken dinner
White: a breast and wing – $10.29
Dark: a thigh and a leg – $9.29
Two thighs – $9.29
Four Wing Dinner
Four delicious wings.
$10.99
Two Breast Dinner
Two plump and fresh chicken breasts.
12.99
Three Piece Mixed Dinner

A luscious combination of breast, wing, leg or thigh.
$11.99
Three Piece Dark Dinner
Two meaty thighs and a leg
$11.29
All thighs(3) – $10.99
Four Leg Dinner
Four of our plump chicken legs.
$11.99

Country Style

Turkey & Dressing
Fresh roasted turkey cooked here in our oven. Served with homemade dressing and two side dishes.
$12.99
Chicken livers
Breaded and fried to mouth-watering goodness, served with brown gravy and two side dishes.
$11.19
Twin Grilled Pork Chops & Dressing

Two center-cut pork chops marinated and grilled to perfection. Served with two side dishes.
$13.99
Beef liver
Slices of tender baby beef liver pan-fried and topped with sauteed onions and gravy and two side dishes.
$11.19
Oven Roasted Half Chicken & Dressing
This tender roasted half chicken is lightly seasoned for just the right flavor. Served with two side dishes.
$12.99, All white meat, 1.00 extra
Smaller Appetite Portion
1/4 roasted chicken & dressing.
Breast & Wing or thigh & leg.
Served with two side dishes.
$10.99

Barbecue

Baked barbecue chicken & ribs
A great combo! Our famous ribs and a quarter of our delicious baked barbecue chicken.
$15.99
Fried Chicken & Barbecued Ribs
Get the best of both worlds. Our tender barbecued ribs teamed with a fried chicken breast and wing or thigh and leg. Served with your choice of potato and salad.
$15.99
Barbecued Ribs

Meaty and tender pork loin ribs smothered in out homemade barbecue sauce.
Full slab – $19.99 – 3/4 slab – $15.99
Baked barbecue chicken & fried shrimp
A quarter of our barbecued chicken teamed with our deep-fried shrimp for a filling combo.
$15.99Smaller Appetite Portion
1/4 roasted bbq chicken (Breast & Wing or Thigh & Leg).
$10.99
6-oz. Strip steak & bbq rib combo
A 6-oz. Strip cooked to your liking, topped with suateed onions and teamed with our delicious baked barbecued chicken.
$15.99
Barbecued ribs & fried shrimp

Our tender ribs and and our deep-fried shrimp, served with cocktail sauce and a lemon wedge.
$15.99

Baked barbecue half chicken

Half of a chicken baked tender, then barbecued over an open flame.
$12.99 For all white meat, add $1.00.
All include two side choices. Extra barbecue sauce $0.79.

Butcher’s Best

10 oz. Prime Rib
You haven’t tasted prime rib until you sink your teeth into the roost’s! This incredibly delicious prime rib only served Wednesday thru Sunday after 4 P.M.
$17.99
Steak & Grilled Shrimp Combo

A 6 oz. Strip topped with grilled onions. Served with a sauteed shrimp skewer over rice.
$15.99
10 oz. Strip Steak
A delicious 10-oz. Steak cooked to your liking and topped with sauteed onions. Served with your choice of potato and salad.
$16.99, Petite cut – 6 oz. $11.99

German Fare

Our Famous Oktoberfest Sauerbraten
Served over noodles with two potato pancakes and your choice of applesauce or our famous hot bacon slaw.
$13.99
Bavarian Platter Sampler
A combination of Sauerbraten over noodles, a smoked German Mett, one potato pancake, red cabbage and your choice of applesauce or hot bacon slaw.
$13.99

Old Favorites

Popcorn Shrimp & Fries Basket
Bite sized shrimp fried golden brown
$8.39
Chicken Fingers & Fries
Five hand-breaded chicken fingers deep-fried with a side of barbecue sauce and hot crispy French fries.
$8.39
Turkey or Beef Manhattan
Thinly sliced turkey or roast beef piled high on an open-faced sandwich, with mashed potatoes and gravy.
$7.39

Sandwiches

Smokehouse Pork Barbecue
Delicious, fresh pulled pork. The best BBQ sandwich in town! Served with a small side of homemade coleslaw.
$8.29
Fried Chicken Breast Sandwich
Boneless, hand breaded, crispy and delicious on a toasted bun with lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise.
$7.99
French Dip Sub

Tons of roast beef, grilled onions and melted swiss cheese, with a side of au jus for dipping.
$8.59
Baked Ocean Cod Sandwich
A naturally good and heart-healthy fillet of icelandic cod served on dark rye.
$8.99
Fillet of Fish Sandwich
Two whitefish fillets served on dark rye, with shredded lettuce and tartar sauce.
$7.99, Small (1 piece) $6.99
The Basic Grilled Chicken

Tender chicken breast grilled and topped with lettuce and tomato. Served with fries.
$7.99
Corned Beef Reuben
Corned beef or turkey, melted swiss cheese and plenty of sauerkraut on rye, sided with chips.
$7.69
Steak Hoagie

A juicy steak on a freshly baked hoagie loaf with italian dressing or mayonnaise, with all the trimmings. $7.99
Grilled Mahi Sandwich

6 oz. Fillet served on a toasted bun.
Grilled or Blackened $9.99
Pork Tenderloin Sandwich

Hand-battered and deep-fried tenderloin.
Served on a hoagie bun, topped with lettuce, onions, tomato, pickle and mayo.
$7.99
Fix Your Own Chicken Sandwich

You can have this chicken sandwich just the way you like it.
Teriyaki – $7.99, Cajun – $7.99, Bacon & Cheddar Cheese – $8.99, Smoked Ham & Swiss – $8.99

The Clubhouse

Served with chips and a pickle.

Turkey club
Breast of turkey layered with crispy bacon slices, lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise. Served on toasted bread.
$7.19
Half Turkey Club & Soup or Salad
Half a delicious turkey club, potato chips and your choice of one of the following: Cup of Soup, Hot Bacon Slaw, Tossed Salad or Homemade Coleslaw.
$7.39
BLT
Ron’s version of this all-time favorite… Lots of crispy bacon with sliced ripe tomato on toasted bread.
$6.99
Ham & roast beef
Tasty ham and slow-roasted beef stacked high between slices of toasted bread.
$7.19

Croissants

Substitute a cup of turtle soup for only .50 additional

Chicken salad
Creamy chicken salad topped with lettuce on a flaky french croissant. Teamed with the soup of the day or a salad for a light filling meal.
$7.99
Tuna salad
Chunky tuna salad with lettuce, on a fresh french croissant. Completed with the soup of the day or a salad for a light filling meal.
$7.99

Best Burgers

Burgers are topped with lettuce, tomato, onion & pickle.

Double deck jumbo burger
Two 2 oz, patties piled high and topped with american cheese, lettuce, pickle and our homemade tartar sauce.
$7.19
Garden burger
a meatless burger
A blend of mushrooms, onions, whole grains and low-fat cheeses. Perfect for the healthy eater! Only 160 calories and 3 grams of fat. Served with a baked potato.
$7.99
Charbroiled black angus cheeseburger
Six juicy ounces, charbroiled to perfection. Topped with american cheese, lettuce, onion, tomato and pickle.
$7.99

Desserts (while they last)

 White Chocolate Cheesecake
Have a taste of excellence! This award winning cheesecake was the winner of “best dessert” and “best overall dish” by taste of cincinnati. How can you not try this desert?
$3.49
Cream Pie

Choose banana, coconut or chocolate – 3.59
Homemade Pineapple Fritters

Chunks of pineapple mixed together with our homemade batter, then deep-fried and covered with powdered sugar.
$3.49, Add a scoop of vanilla ice cream – $0.50
Strawberry Cream Pie
Having trouble deciding on a dessert? This sweet treat is sure to please.
$3.59
Lemon Merinque Pie

$3.59
Chocolate Delight
Enough for two! Rich thick chocolate cake teamed up with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and covered with chocolate syrup.
$4.59

Kid’s Stuff

Ask your server for a kids menu for children ages 12 and younger.All items include a small milk or soft drink and your choice of 1 side item: French Fries, Mashed Potatoes, Vegetable, Applesauce, Tossed Salad.
Dinners
BBQ Loin Back Ribs (4) – $6.99
Fried Gulf Shrimp (4) – $5.99
Chicken Fingers (2) – $4.99
Chicken Leg – $4.99
Sandwiches
Fried Fish Sandwich – $4.99
Grilled Cheese – $4.99
Hamburger – $4.99
Cheese Burger – $4.99