Rooster's Southern Kitchen offers an eclectic menu with a southern flair. Rooster's will charm your taste buds with soul food that has a twist to it.

Charred Brussel Sprouts

Truffle oil tossed, fresh Parmesan
7.95

Fried Green Tomatoes

Cornmeal fried green tomatoes, topped with house-made pimento cheese blended with smoked jalapeno
6

Chick Pea / Kale Hummus

House-made, served with carrots and celery
5.50

Bacon ‘N Eggs

House-smoked pork belly, handcrafted deviled eggs, southern pepper jelly glaze
9.95

Spread Your Wings

Char-grilled smoked jumbo wings, choice of Cheerwine BBQ, truffle sea salt, or honey hot sauce
7.50

Truffle Fries

Hand-cut Idaho potatoes, truffle infused oil, Parmesan cheese & sea salt
5.95

Fried Pickles

Crispy pickle planks with Cackalacky BBQ ranch
6.50

Cracklin’ Calamari

Sesame + ginger dusted, flash fried, wasabi aioli, sriracha
8.95

Kickin’ Pimento Cheese

Sharp cheddar, Monterey jack, House made, blended with smoked jalapenos & served with Ritz crackers
5.50

Garden + Grill

Grilled romaine, chicken breast, caramelized onions, fried green tomatoes, apple wood bacon bits, fresh Parmesan, Caesar dressing
10.95
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Sub Grilled Portabella2
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Sub salmon, shrimp or pork belly2

Southern Salad

Mixed greens, lightly breaded fried chicken strips, freshly roasted tomatoes, corn, red peppers, smoked tomato vinaigrette
9.95
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Sub Grilled Portabella2
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Sub Salmon, Shrimp or Pork Belly2

Spinach + Pork Belly Salad

Fresh spinach, mushrooms, red onion, pork belly croutons, heated pork belly vinaigrette
8.50
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Add Grilled Portabella6
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Add shrimp, salmon or chicken6

Rooster's Cobb Salad

Chopped romaine, grilled chicken, pork belly croutons, tomatoes, deviled eggs, bleu cheese crumbles, red onions, bleu cheese dressing
9.95
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Sub salmon, portabella or shrimp2

Carolina Root Salad

Quinoa, kale, red + golden beets, Carolina salad greens, Scuppernong vinaigrette
7.95
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Add Grilled Portabella6
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Add Shrimp, Salmon or Chicken6

Soup of Day

Cup4.50
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Bowl8

Farmer's Salad

Mixed greens, carrots, red onion, tomatoes, cukes
4 / 8

Rooster's Crab 'N Corn Chowder

Cup4.50
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Bowl8

Crab Mac 'N Cheese

Pigtail Pasta, cheddar, Monterey jack and bleu cheeses, blue crabmeat, buttery panko bread crumb, broccolini
11.95

The “158 Pig Plate”

House-smoked, pulled Carolina style BBQ, 3-cheese mac ‘n cheese, coleslaw garnish
9.95

Turkey Pot Pie

Puff pastry shell filled with slow-smoked turkey, peas, onions, red bell pepper, celery, carrots, potatoes, smothered with turkey gravy
9.95

Shrimp Pot Pie

Puff pastry shell filled with shrimp, mushrooms, celery, onions, red bell pepper, peas, seafood Newburg sauce
10.95

Smokehouse Sampler

Two wings, two ribs, slow-smoked, pulled Carolina-style BBQ, coleslaw
12.95

Grilled Sirloin

Corn pudding, vegetable of day
12.95
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Add shrimp6
Served with hand-cut fries, cole slaw or potato salad. Substitute small salad - 2, Gluten-free bun available - 2

Brisket Roll

Smoked, slow-roasted beef brisket, grilled onion, mushrooms, Swiss cheese, hard-grain mustard aioli, brioche roll
8.95

Milepost 9 Burger

Certified Angus beef, lettuce, tomato, pickle, onion, choice of cheese (marinated portobello cap available)
9.95
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Add Bacon or Fried Egg1

Smokin’ Gambler

Grilled chicken breast, country ham, house jalapeño pimento cheese, lettuce, tomato.
8.95

Day Boat Fish Sandwich

Today’s catch, chef’s selection of preparation
10.95

Rooster's BLT

Applewood smoked bacon, lettuce, fried green tomato, Texas toast
7.95

Rooster's Pride Pork BBQ Sandwich

Slow smoked, pulled Carolina style BBQ, coleslaw garnish
7.95

Pickled Chicken Sandwich

Pickle brined n’ fried chicken breast on griddled Texas toast with lettuce and tomato
8.50

Turkey + Brie Delight

Smoked turkey, brie, pear, served on griddled bread, hard grain mustard aioli
8.95

Rooster's Cuban

House-smoked pulled pork, applewood bacon, pickles, mustard, Swiss cheese, griddled bread
8.95

Fried Bird

Mac 'n cheese, cole slaw. Two piece - light or dark
8.95

Petite Shrimp ‘n Grits

Fresh Carolina shrimp, stone-ground cheddar grits, country ham, tomato, garlic, wilted greens, southern cream sauce
11.95

Hippie Chicken 'n Waffles

Crispy, boneless chicken thigh sandwiched between sweet potato waffle triangles. Served with maple bourbon Dijon sauce (Available grilled)
9.95

Cast-Iron Atlantic Salmon

Seared North Atlantic fillet, smashed Yukon Gold potatoes, vegetable of day, smoked pork belly, pepper jelly glaze
12.95

Cajun Catfish

Cornmeal fried, smoked sausage, red beans, rice, wilted greens, Carolina Creek crawfish sauce
10.95

Crispy Flounder

Regionally caught, lightly breaded, fried, corn pudding, collards
11.95

Bacon 'N Eggs

House-smoked pork belly, house-made deviled eggs, Southern pepper jelly glaze
9.95

Charred Brussel Sprouts

Truffle oil tossed, fresh Parmesan
8.95

Chick Pea/Kale Hummus

House-made, served with carrots and celery
5.50

Cracklin’ Calamari

Sesame and ginger-dusted, flash-fried, wasabi aioli, Sriracha
8.95

Fried Green Tomatoes

Cornmeal fried green tomatoes, topped with house-made jalapeno pimento cheese
6

Fried Pickles

Crispy pickle planks. Cackalacky BBQ ranch
7.50

Hot Mama's Crab Dip

Served with tortilla chips
10.50

Kickin’ Pimento Cheese

Sharp cheddar, Monterey jack, blended with smoked jalapeno, Ritz crackers
7.95

Spread Your Wings

Eight smoked jumbo wings with choice of Cheerwine BBQ, truffle sea salt, or honey hot sauce
10.50

Truffle Fries

Hand-cut Idaho potatoes, truffle infused oil, Parmesan cheese, cracked black pepper
7.95

Carolina Root Salad

Quinoa, kale, red + golden beets, Carolina salad greens, Scuppernong vinaigrette
9.95
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Add Grilled Portabella6
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Add Shrimp, Salmon or Chicken6

Celestial Salad

Mixed greens, candied walnuts, pears, gorgonzola, balsamic vinaigrette
9.50
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Add Grilled Portabella6
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Add Shrimp, Salmon or Chicken6

Garden + Grill

Grilled romaine, chicken breast, caramelized onions, fried green tomatoes, apple wood bacon bits, fresh Parmesan, Caesar dressing
11.95
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Sub Grilled Portabella3
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Sub Salmon, Shrimp or Pork Belly3

Grilled Shrimp Skewer

Carolina shrimp (5), wilted greens
9.95

Rooster's Cobb Salad

Chopped romaine, grilled chicken, pork belly croutons, tomatoes, deviled eggs, bleu cheese crumbles, red onions, bleu cheese dressing
10.95
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Sub salmon, portabella or shrimp3

Rooster's Crab 'N Corn Chowder or Soup of the Day

Cup4.50
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Bowl8

Southern Salad

10.95
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Sub Grilled Portabella3
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Sub Salmon, Shrimp or Pork Belly3

Spinach + Pork Belly Salad

Fresh spinach, mushrooms, red onion, pork belly croutons, heated pork belly vinaigrette
10.50
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Add Grilled Portabella6
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Add Shrimp, Salmon or Chicken6
Served with hand-cut fries, cole slaw or potato salad. Substitute small salad - 2, Gluten-free bun available - 2

Brisket Roll

Smoked, slow roasted beef brisket, grilled onion, mushrooms, Swiss cheese, hard-grain mustard aoili, brioche roll
12.95

Milepost 9 Burger

Certified Angus beef, lettuce, tomato, pickle, onion, choice of cheese (marinated portobello cap available)
11.50
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Add Bacon or Fried Egg1

Rooster's Cuban

House-smoked pulled pork, applewood-smoked bacon, pickle, mustard, Swiss cheese, griddled bread
11.50

Rooster's Pride Pork BBQ Sandwich

Slow-smoked, pulled Carolina-style BBQ. Cole slaw garnish
10.95

Smokin’ Gambler

Grilled chicken breast, country ham, house jalapeno pimento cheese, lettuce, tomato
11.95

Crab Mac 'N Cheese

Pigtail pasta, jumbo lump crab, three cheeses, wilted greens
16.95

Hippie Chicken 'n Waffles

Crispy, boneless chicken thighs, sweet potato waffle, collards, maple bourbon Dijon sauce (available grilled)
14.50

Meatloaf

House-made meatloaf with a sweet onion, mushroom, country ham, bourbon gravy, smashed Yukon Gold potatoes, green beans
15.95

Shrimp 'N Grits

Fresh Carolina shrimp, stone-ground cheddar grits, country ham, tomato, garlic, southern cream sauce, wilted greens
20.95

Shrimp Pot Pie

Puff pastry shell filled with shrimp, mushrooms, celery, onions, red bell pepper, peas, seafood Newburg sauce, side salad
16.95

Smokehouse Sampler

Three wings, three ribs, slow-smoked, pulled Carolina-style BBQ, cole slaw
18.50

The Whole Half Bird

Four pieces, southern fried chicken, 3-cheese mac 'n cheese, cole slaw. "Sunday chicken dinner every day"
16.95

Turkey Pot Pie

Puff pastry shell filled with slow-smoked turkey, peas, onions, red bell pepper, celery, carrots, potatoes, smothered with turkey gravy, side salad
15.95

New York Strip Steak

12 oz., Yukon Gold smashed potatoes, green beans
24.95

Spare Ribs

House-smoked half rack, dry rubbed or Cheerwine BBQ glazed, 3-cheese mac’n cheese, coleslaw garnish
18.95
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Whole Rack25.95

Grilled Sirloin

Seasoned 5 oz. sirloin, corn puddin', seasonal vegetables
15.50
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Add Chicken Breast19.50
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Add Jumbo Shrimp or Oysters21.50

158 Pig Plate

House-smoked, pulled Carolina style BBQ, 3-cheese mac 'n cheese, cole slaw garnish
13.95

Filet of Beef

6 oz. aged, center-cut, Yukon Gold smashed potatoes, green beans
24.95
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Add Jumbo Shrimp or Oysters30.95

Dry-Rubbed Pork Chop

Bone-in, center cut grilled chop, with a sweet onion, mushroom, country ham, bourbon gravy, stone-ground grits, collards
18.95

Cajun Catfish

Cornmeal fried, smoked sausage, red beans, rice, wilted greens, Carolina Creek crawfish sauce
14.95

Cast-Iron Atlantic Salmon

Seared Faroe Island filet, Yukon Gold smashed potatoes, seasonal vegetables, smoked pork belly, southern peppery jelly glaze
19.95

Colington Crab Cakes

Sauteed fresh lump crab, stone-ground grits, seasonal veggies
23.95

Crispy Flounder

Regionally caught, lightly breaded, fried, stone-ground grits, seasonal vegetables
17.95

Fried Inlet Oysters

Yukon Gold smashed potatoes, coleslaw
22.95

Jumbo Carolina Shrimp

Grilled or Fried (10), corn puddin', coleslaw
20.95

Wanchese Fresh Fish

Changes daily--Local as it gets
Market Price

Green Beans

3.95

Mac 'n Cheese

3.95

Collards

3.95

Stone Ground Carolina Grits

3.95

Wilted Greens

3.95

Hand-Cut Fries

3.95

Smashed Potatoes

3.95

Potato Salad

3.95

Cole Slaw

3.95

Red Beans + Rice

3.95

Corn Pudding

3.95

Seasonal Veggie

3.95
Pick an entree, fountain drink and side for $7.95. (Children age 11 and under)

Hamburger

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BBQ Sandwich

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Fish Planks

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Chicken Tenders

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Popcorn Shrimp

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Grilled Chicken Breast

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Mac N’ Cheese

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Grilled Cheese

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Kid's Sundae

Vanilla ice cream, chocolate sauce, whipped cream and a cherry
3

Sweet Potato Waffles

Two triangles, vanilla bean ice cream, caramel sauce, whipped cream
5.95

Chocolate Dipped Bacon 'N' Brownie

Chocolate sauce, vanilla bean ice cream, whipped cream
6.95

Bread Puddin'

Baked bread, rich custard, vanilla bean ice cream, caramel sauce
5.95

Banana Puddin'

Fresh bananas, pudding, wafers, whipped cream
5.95
Served Saturday & Sunday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Includes cheesy stone ground grits & fresh fruit

Eggs in a Basket

Two slices of Texas toast, two eggs (scrambled or fried), bacon crumbles, shredded cheese, green onions
7.95

Eggs Benedict A La Cluck

Two poached eggs, country ham, hollandaise, over fresh baked cornbread (Traditional also available)
9.95

Monte Cristo

French toast, country ham, swiss cheese, maple bourbon Dijon sauce, maple syrup
8.95

French Toast

French baguette slices, blended strawberries & cream cheese, powdered sugar, maple syrup
8.95

"Everything but the Kitchen Sink"

Baked sweet corn bread piled high with country ham, grilled onions, two fried eggs, cheese, sausage gravy
11.95
(No Substitutions Please)

The Piglet

Ham, Cheese, Monterey Jack, Cheddar
9.50

The Garden

Mushroom, Onion, Tomato, Monterey Jack, Cheddar
9.95

The Southwestern

Salsa, Onion, Fresh Jalapeno, Pepper Jack
10.50

The Popeye

Fresh spinach, Applewood Smoked Bacon, Swiss
10.50

Mimosa Bar

Choose your juice + fruit
5

Bloody Mary

Choose your juice + fruit
5