Roost menu starting 7-19-2024

{ˈrüst} is a respite for neighbors and our traveling friends. Thanks to Texas Olive Ranch, Falcon Lake Farms, Airline Seafood, 44 Farms Beef, Holmes’ Chicken, Sweet Bribery Ice Cream, Pederson Farms, & BOH Pasta. We Appreciate You!

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT ALL TO-GO ORDERS HAVE A MANDATORY 10% GRATUITY ADDED TO THEM, ADDITIONAL TIPPING IS BASED ON SOLE DISCRETION AND IS GREATLY APPRECIATED. THANK YOU!

To share, or not . . . . .

*Watermelon & feta salad, friseé, floral rose, toasted almonds, sherry vinaigrette, mint

14

*Heirloom tomato carpaccio, burrata cheese, pickled fennel, herb coulis, baguette crackers

13

Flo, what’s the Soup du jour!? The Soup of the day. mmmm, sounds good.

cup 4 bowl 6

*Summertime zucchini chips, parmesan, fines herbs, crispy jalapeños, avocado ranch

11

*Thai crispy rice salad, herbs, toasted peanuts, lemongrass ground pork, mustard frill

15

Blue crab beignets, lite beer batter, green goddess sauce, lemon jam, chives

18

*Mason jar pickles of local produce. Inquire with your servers!

7

Bread Service- Slow Dough fresh bread with house pimento cheese spread, Texas peach chutney butter & Amber ale mustard butter

11

Jamaican Jerk bbq shrimp, sweet plantains, charred pineapple, warm French bread

15

*The famous fried cauliflower, scallions, toasted pine nuts, miso dressing, bonito flakes

11

*Fennel crusted Gulf fish, fennel Arrabbiata, confit tomato, lemon oil, dressed herbs

32

*Blackstrap marinated pork chop, andouille sausage black eyed peas, warm apple compote

36

Mediterranean lamb chops, yogurt marinated cucumbers, green Zough, stone fruit couscous

42

*Roasted chicken Rendang, spicy rub, Kaffir lime leaf fried rice, fresh cilantro, crispy garlic

29

*Cast iron ribeye steak, smashed potatoes, roasted Jimmy Nardello peppers, sherry spiked jus

55

*Crushed corn risotto, sweet corn Espuma, crunchy corn nuts, aged parmigiana, Espellete

24

+Prime Burger- 8oz patty, steak spice, horseradish aioli, provolone, tomato, friseé. W/ fries

18

Sweet Tooth, and a lil cheese . . .

Coffee n’ donut holes- Nutmeg donuts, crushed pistachios, dulce de leche, coffee ice cream

9

*Persian rose and pistachio ice cream sundae, sour cherries, lemon wafer, fresh whip

12

Kenny and Ziggy’s creme fraiche cheesecake, fresh strawberry preserve, white chocolate

11

Skillet baked brie, black truffle honey, Maldon flake salt, grilled sourdough toast points

13

* Annotates GF. Please ask your server how these items can be altered or what makes it GF

+Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of food-borne illness

-All prices reflect our cash price. Credit card payments are subject to a 3.99% fee. Cash payments are exempt of fee

Chef's Tasting Menu

  • Our chef’s tasting menu is not only a fun way to try different offerings, it’s also an incredible way to help give back to our community. $3 of each meal will go to apre determined charity of our choice for our 13th year of giving back!

    $55 per person (gratuity not included)

    **Please Choose 1 dish from each course. We graciously

    ask that there is no sharing, substituting, & gratuity

    is not included in the meals price. Thank you!

    FIRST COURSE (Choose 1)

    (add a house glass of wine for only $10)

    Watermelon & feta salad, frisee, floral rose, toasted almonds, sherry vinaigrette, mint (GF)

    Jamaican Jerk bbq shrimp, sweet plantains, charred pineapple, warm French bread

    The famous fried cauliflower, scallions, toasted pine nuts, miso dressing, bonito flakes (GF)

    SECOND COURSE ( Choose 1)

    Fennel crusted Gulf fish, fennel Arrabbiata, confit tomato, lemon oil, dressed herbs (+$2 supplement)

    Roasted chicken Rendang, spicy rub, Kaffir lime leaf fried rice, fresh cilantro, crispy garlic

    Blackstrap marinated pork chop, andouille sausage black eyed peas, warm apple compote (GF)

    Cast iron ribeye steak, smashed potatoes, roasted Jimmy Nardello peppers, sherry spiked jus (+$5 supplement) (GF)

    Crushed corn risotto, sweet corn Espuma, crunchy corn nuts, aged parmigiana, Espellete (GF)

    DESSERT (Choose 1)

    (Add a 3oz pour of dessert wine for only $9)

    Coffee n’ donut holes- Nutmeg donuts, crushed pistachios, dulce de leche, coffee ice cream

    Persian rose and pistachio ice cream sundae, sour cherries, lemon wafer, fresh whip (GF)

    Kenny and Ziggy’s creme fraiche cheesecake, fresh strawberry preserve, white chocolate

Roost Wine & Beer List

~All wines contain sulfites. Pregnant women please take heed to the risks of drinking before birth.~

Sparkling

NV Cuvée Francoise Cremend de Limoux Brut-Rosé, Franc 15/ 50

(fresh berry notes and crisp, dry finish )

NV Roederer Brut Premier Champagne , California 16/60

(Mendocino county's premier bubbles. Beautiful climate makes great grapes)

2022 Famille Fabre Sparkling PetNat Bullé, France 14/48

(fermented natural wine with organically grown grapes. Stone fruit forward)

White & Rosé

2018 Aperture Cellars Sauvignon Blanc, Sonoma 16/62

(richness balanced with acidity. Lemon meringue and floral hits)

2020 Maison Noir "New Noir" White Blend, Oregon 19/70

(a new Gewurztraminer blend with a wonderful salinity)

NV Umani Ronchi Casal Di Serra Verdicchio Castelli Di Jesi, Italy 14/38

(aromas of yuzu and honeysuckle. A refreshing & focused patio white)

2021 Vignerons Ardéchois Côtes du Rhône Blanc, France 14/ 50

(organically produced and a delicate showcase of what white blends can be)

2021 Left Coast Chardonnay, Oregon 14/48

( bright hints of lemon zest and quince. a wonderful Chard with character)

2021 Les Sarrins Cotes de Provence Rosé, France 15/54

(Grenache- Cinsault grapes bring a well balanced & natural acidity)

2020 Pröst Rheinhessen Dry Riesling, Germany 14/51

(Prost is German for cheers! This wine is nothing short of a celebration)

Wine Cocktails

Mellow Margarita — Fresh lime juice, agave nectar, and orange liqor, mixed with tequila wine and served over ice 10

White Wine Sangria- House Melon syrup and Ambruzzo wine over ice. Delicious! 13

Almare Spritz! - a wonderful version of the classic Aperol Spritz, with a little less booze. Served on ice with an orange wedge. Classic! 12

Non-Alcoholic Cocktails and Beverages

Seasonal Shrub-Fermented fruit and botanicals topped with sparkling water and a lemon wedge. Refreshing! Alcohol-free 7

GHIA Beverages- A delicious Aperitif of botanicals to open the pallet and get a great conversation going. Topped with a splash of sparkling water and a twist. Alcohol- free 9

WIN NA Sparkling Verdejo- Classic tingle of bubbles from Verdejo grapes with the alcohol removed! Don't be left out of the celebration Alcohol- free 11

Karbach Brewing "Free & Easy" IPA- Brewed with special hops, this local brew will have you forgetting that there is no booze in it! Citrus notes and a balanced bitterness Alcohol- free 5

8th Wonder Brewing "Wonder Water" CBD Seltzer- A fun new project from Houston friends that introduces the calming powers of hemp CBD for a relaxing getaway from traditional beverages Alcohol-free 8

Red

2021 Roco Gravel Road Pinot Noir, Willamette 16/52

(long, rich tannins that evoke dark fruit and a hint of smoke. Delicious wine)

2019 Kaiken Indómito Malbec, Argentina 13/42

(subtle and refreshing with true violet notes. From Mendoza region)

2018 Beronia Rioja Reserva Tempranillo, Spain 50

(great balance between acidic fruit and rich oak. Fresh and structured)

2016 Château de Gensac "Pas de Deux" Blend, France 50

(a rather refreshing and expressive blend of merlot, tannat, & fer-servadou)

2019 Chateau Tour de Gilet Bordeaux, France 14/50

(medium bodied with subtle oak. A true, traditional Bordeaux)

2021 Nine Hats Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley 13/44

(multi-layered wine with expressive notes and a richness that lingers)

2020 Ridge Vineyards “Three Valleys” Petite Syrah, Sonoma Ca. 64

(bold & generous. An incredible blend with zinfandel sharpness)

2019 Mettler Family Vineyards Zinfandel, Lodi Ca. 16/ 58

(approachable and rich, wonderful with meats or heavy spices)

2019 Secret Indulgence “Chronology” Red Blend, Napa 68

(a complex and rare blend of 9 grapes that entice all senses)

After...

NV Ferreira 10 year Tawny Port, Portugal 17/62

(2oz pour)

(sweet & floral w/ notes of vanilla, maple, & a soft spice)

2009 Guiraud Sauternes, France 17/62

(2oz pour)

(a wonderful end to your meal, pairs greatly with our brie)

Beer

Bottles and Cans

Galveston Bay Brewing "Sea Foam" Cream Ale (Dickinson) 5

Brewdog "Elvis Juice" New England IPA w/ grapefruit (Ohio) 5

GlutenBerg Gluten-free Blonde (Montreal) 7

Southern Star Strawberry Blonde (Conroe) 5

8th Wonder “Cougar Paw” Red Ale (Houston) 5

Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout (Japan ) 8

Harpoon Brewery UFO Belgian White (Massachusetts) 5

Texas Leaguer "Dog Days" Citrus Shandy (Missouri City) 5

Aval Blanc French Cider (France) 6

*St. Arnold Brewery Root Beer!! non-alcoholic (Houston) 4

On tap, tap, tap!

Starbase Brewing "Of Kolsch I Still Love You" Kolsch Beer (Austin) 7

Lone Pint "Yellow Rose" Golden IPA (Magnolia) 7

Texas Leaguer "Knuckle Bock" Bock (Missouri City) 7

Rotating Tap. Ask your server what the seasonal is right now! 8

Other Beverages

Sodas (sprite, diet coke) 3.00

Bottled Mexican Coke. 5.00

Agua panna spring water 3.50

Topo Chico sparkling water 5.00

Iced tea 3.50

“Republic of Tea” (Hot Teas) 5.00

Geva Coffee (reg. or decaf) 5.00