Served from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. every day.

Fried Green Tomato BLT

Applewood smoked bacon, lettuce, fried green tomato, Texas toast, choice of hand-cut fries or potato salad
8

Grilled Sirloin

5 oz. sirloin, smashed Yukon Gold potatoes, green beans
14

Open-Faced Brisket

Beef briskey, house slow smoked and hand shredded, over Yukon Gold smashed potatoes, Texas toast, country ham, mushroom bourbon cream gravy
11

Day Boat Fish Sandwich

Local caught, chef's selection of preparation, choice of hand-cut fries or potato salad
13

Rooster's Pride Pork BBQ Sandwich

Slow smoked, pulled Carolina style BBQ, coleslaw garnish, choice of hand-cut fries or potato salad
9

Turkey + Brie Delight

Smoked turkey, brie, pear, served on griddled bread, hard grain mustard aioli, choice of hand-cut fries or potato salad
10

Fried Bird

Mac 'n cheese, cole slaw. Two piece chicken - choice of light or dark
10

Petite Shrimp ‘n Grits

Fresh Carolina shrimp, stone-ground cheddar grits, country ham, tomato, garlic, green beans, southern cream sauce
13

Red Beans + Rice

Grilled smoked sausage, red beans, rice
10
Available Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. All brunch entrees include cheesy stone ground grits and fresh fruit.

Colington Benedict

Poached eggs, English muffin, crab meat, asparagus, hollandaise
12.5

Rooster's Quiche

Chef's selection of freshest ingredients, changes often
9.5

Steak 'n Eggs

5 oz. and two eggs
13.5

Eggs in a Basket

Two slices of Texas toast, two eggs (scrambled or fried), bacon crumbles, shredded cheese, green onions
8.5

Eggs Benedict A La Cluck

Two poached eggs, country ham, hollandaise, over fresh baked cornbread (Traditional also available)
11

Monte Cristo

French toast, country ham, swiss cheese, maple bourbon Dijon sauce, maple syrup
9.5

French Toast

French baguette slices, blended strawberries & cream cheese, powdered sugar, maple syrup
9.5

Everything but "the Kitchen Sink"

Baked sweet corn bread piled high with country ham, grilled onions, two fried eggs, cheese, sausage gravy
12.5

The Piglet

Three egg omelette w/ ham, cheese, Monterey Jack, Cheddar
10

The Garden

Three egg omelette w/ mushroom, onion, tomato, Monterey Jack, Cheddar
10

The Southwestern

Three-egg omelette w/ salsa, onion, fresh jalapeno, Pepper Jack
11

The Popeye

Three-egg omelette w/ fresh spinach, apple wood smoked bacon, Swiss
11

Biscuits + Sausage Gravy

5

Fruit Cup

4

Hashbrowns

3

Yogurt & Granola

5

Hot Mama's Crab Dip

Served with tortilla chips
10

OBX Shark Bites

Local black tip shark, breaded and deep fried, tossed in our honey hot sauce, served with choice of bleu cheese or cackalacky ranch
9

Rooster's Crab 'N Corn Chowder

Cup4.5
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Bowl8

Fried Green Tomatoes

Cornmeal fried green tomatoes, topped with house-made jalapeno pimento cheese
7

Chick Pea / Kale Hummus

House-made, served with carrots and celery
7

Bacon ‘N Eggs

House-smoked pork belly, house-made deviled eggs, southern pepper jelly glaze
10

Spread Your Wings

Eight smoked jumbo wings, choice of Cheerwine BBQ, truffle sea salt, or honey hot sauce
11

Fried Pickles

Crispy pickle planks with Cackalacky BBQ ranch
8

Kickin’ Pimento Cheese

Sharp cheddar, Monterey jack, blended with smoked jalapenos & served with Ritz crackers
8
Jazz it up with a hearty topper: Grilled or fried chicken breast, house-smoked pork belly, grilled portabella cap, grilled shrimp, seared salmon. + $5

Celestial Salad

Mixed greens, candied walnuts, pears, gorgonzola, balsamic vinaigrette
9

Garden + Grill

Grilled romaine, caramelized onions, fried green tomatoes, apple wood bacon bits, fresh Parmesan, Caesar dressing
9

Rooster's Cobb Salad

Chopped romaine, pork belly croutons, tomatoes, deviled eggs, bleu cheese crumbles, red onions, bleu cheese dressing
10

Spinach + Strawberry Salad

Fresh spinach, fresh strawberries, red onion, spicy walnuts, goat cheese, poppy seed dressing
9

Farmer's Salad

Mixed greens, carrots, red onion, tomatoes, cukes
6

Chicken + Veggie Pasta

Sauteed chicken breast, fresh zucchini, yellow squash, spinach, Cajun cream
19

Crab Mac 'N Cheese

Pigtail pasta, jumbo lump crab, three cheeses, green beans
20

NC Shrimp + Scallop Scampi

Jumbo shrimp, scallops, pigtail pasta, garden tomatoes, onions, spicy Southern scampi
21

Ocracoke Fisherman's Stew

Gulf stream fish, shrimp, scallops, crab, fresh vegetables, tomato saffron broth, rice
24
Served with choice of potato salad, cole slaw or hand-cut fries. Substitute small salad $2. Gluten-free bun $2.

Brisket Roll

Smoked, slow roasted beef brisket, grilled onion, mushrooms, Swiss cheese, hard-grain mustard aoili, brioche roll
12

Milepost 9 Burger

Certified Angus beef, lettuce, tomato, pickle, onion, choice of cheese (marinated portobello cap available)
11
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Add Bacon or Fried Egg2

Smokin’ Gambler

Grilled chicken breast, country ham, house jalapeño pimento cheese, lettuce, tomato.
11

Rooster's Cuban

House-smoked pulled pork, applewood bacon, pickles, mustard, Swiss cheese, griddled bread
11

Shrimp 'N Grits

Fresh Carolina shrimp, stone-ground cheddar grits, country ham, tomato, garlic, southern cream sauce, vegetable of the day
23

The Big South Smokehouse Sampler

All-day smoked beef brisket on Texas toast with mushroom bourbon gravy, smoked turkey breast, Southern smoked sausage, red beans, rice
22

The Classic Smokehouse Sampler

Three wings, three ribs, slow smoked, pulled Carolina-style BBQ on Texas toast, cole slaw, 3-cheese mac 'n cheese
21

The Whole Half Bird

Four pieces, southern fried chicken, 3-cheese mac 'n cheese, cole slaw. "Sunday chicken dinner everyday!"
17

Hippie Chicken 'n Waffles

Crispy, boneless chicken thigh, sweet potato waffle, maple bourbon Dijon sauce, maple syrup, garlic green beans (Available grilled)
16

Cajun Catfish

Cajun cornmeal fried farm-raised catfish, smoked sausage, red beans, rice, garlic green beans, Carolina Creek crawfish sauce
17

Colington Crab Cakes

Sauteed fresh lump crab, stone-ground grits, seasonal veggies
25

Crispy Flounder

Regionally caught, lightly breaded, fried, stone-ground grits, vegetable of day
19

Jumbo Carolina Shrimp

Grilled or Fried (10), stone-ground grits, vegetable of day
21

Low Country Shrimp in a Bag

Carolina peel + eat shrimp, baby potatoes, smoked sausage, corn on the cob, butter and spices wrapped in a bag
22

Sea Scallops

Seared scallops, house-smoked pork belly, green beans, stone-ground grits, vegetable of the day, jalapeno + raspberry glaze
28

Daily Chef's Specials

Ask your server about today's fresh catch
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Cast-Iron Atlantic Salmon

Seared fillet, smashed Yukon Gold potatoes, vegetable of day, smoked pork belly, Southern pepper jelly glaze
22
Create your own surf 'n turf: Add jumbo shrimp, scallops or crab cake + $6

Ribeye

12 oz. aged Angus ribeye beef, topped with Cajun butter, green beans, Yukon Gold smashed potatoes
24

Carolina Baby Backs

House-smoked, dry rubbed, grill finished. 3-cheese mac’n cheese, cole slaw garnish, Cheerwine BBQ sauce
Half Rack19
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Whole Rack26

158 Pig Plate

House-smoked, pulled Carolina style BBQ on Texas toast, 3-cheese mac 'n cheese, cole slaw garnish
14

Filet of Beef

8 oz. Angus filet mignon, center cut, topped with Cajun butter, Yukon Gold smashed potatoes, vegetable of the day
28

Dry-Rubbed Pork Chop

Bone-in, 12 oz. center cut grilled chop, with a sweet onion, mushroom, country ham, bourbon gravy, stone-ground grits, vegetable of the day
21

Red Beans + Rice

3.5

Green Beans

3.5

Mac 'n Cheese

3.5

Stone Ground Carolina Grits

3.5

Hand-Cut Fries

3.5

Smashed Potatoes

3.5

Potato Salad

3.5

Cole Slaw

3.5

Seasonal Veggie

3.5

Berries 'n Bubbly

Fresh berries, dark chocolate, bottle of champagne
26

Mousse in a Jar

Choice of whipped chocolate mousse topped with dark chocolate ganache or creamy lemon cheesecake mousse
6

Sweet Potato Waffles

Two triangle waffles, vanilla bean ice cream, caramel sauce, whipped cream
6

Chocolate Dipped Bacon 'n Brownie

Chocolate sauce, vanilla bean ice cream, whipped cream
7

Bread Puddin'

Baked bread, rich custard, bourbon glaze
6