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Roost

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special occasions, Scenic view, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings

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Menu

SOUTHERN STAPLES‎
17.00
Traditional Steak and Eggs
Grass fed beef, potato and caramelized onion hash, two eggs any style
11.00
Buttermilk or Buckwheat Pancakes
Choice of tradional -or- candied walnut and bananas -or- applewood smoked bacon -or- chocolate chip. Served with whipped Happy Cow butter and warm maple syrup
11.00
American Waffles
Choice of: traditional -or- warm nutella -or- fresh berries and powdered sugar. Served with whipped Happy Cow butter and warm maple syrup
12.00
Challah Bread Pudding French Toast
served with whipped Happy Cow butter, warm maple syrup and fresh seasonal berries
16.00
Breakfast Buffet
An ever changing array of freshly made and respectfully crafted selections.
12.00
Continental Buffet
EGGS & SUCH‎
Eggs & Such are accompanied with a choice of grits or caramelized onion and potato hash
13.00
Egg White and Spinach Omelet
Whipped goat cheese and roasted tomato
13.00
Smoked BBQ Pork Skillet
BBQ baked beans and two poached eggs
11.00
Two Cage Free Eggs Any Style
Roasted potato and caramelized onion hash, grits, smoked bacon or chicken apple sausage
14.00
Avocado BLT Omelet
Smoked bacon, roasted tomato and avocado crema
10.00
Bacon, Egg and Cheese Croissant
The best breakfast sandwich ever
12.00
Original Benedict
Smoked pit ham, poached eggs, hollandaise
12.00
Fried Chicken Benedict
Country gravy, poached eggs, carolina gold hollandaise
QUICK STARTS‎
8.00
Oatmeal
Choice of fresh berry compote -or- house made granola -or- macerated berries and honey -or- traditional brown sugar, raisins, and milk
14.00
Breakfast Bagel Club
Two fried eggs, chicken apple sausage, aged cheddar, lettuce, tomato, and cream cheese on an everything bagel
7.00
The Rooster Parfait
Low fat yogurt, seasonal fruit, house made granola
WET YOUR WHISTLE‎
3.00
Roost "Red Eye" Blend Coffee
4.00
Mighty Leaf Artisan Tea
4.00
Orange Juice
4.00
Apple Juice
4.00
V-8 Juice
4.00
Cranberry Juice
4.00
Grapefruit Juice
5.00
4oz. 3.00
8oz. 5.00
Smoothie
Banana and Strawberry -or- Apple, Cucumber, and Fresh Herb
About
Roost provides a welcoming, friendly and unobtrusive environment where you'll feel a sense of community. Side by side we nestle together and experience how it feels to share a space, to share a city, to share a world. We savor how good food can taste when it's a part of our community. Our menu features local, organic, and seasonal foods of the highest quality. Talented Chefs design and create menu items and present them with skill and confidence in our show kitchen. The menu is priced to fit every budget and every occasion.
PRICE RANGE
$0
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonderful to eat outside and be able to enjoy the downtown scene and music on A Thursday evening. The food and service were excellent.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank PattiM800
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was fantastic, our server Josh was the best!! So knowledgeable and adorable...great personality! This place is one of the best bargains in Greenville for a great buffet lunch!More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank tracysH4828XD
00gc, General Manager at Roost, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the wonderful review of Roost! Many restaurants use over-processed, factory-manufactured food, but at Roost we are true believers in the local food movement. Eating organic, fresh food in a cheery environment is a transformative experience, and we were happy to read that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was amazing as always an Josh was the perfect server. Very attentive and friendly. Great place for a group lunch. Love the buffet! Tried the asparagus soup today! To die for!!!More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Lynn D
00gc, General Manager at Roost, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Lynn, Thank you for taking the time to post such a terrific review of Roost. Greenville is a beautiful city, and we are passionate about offering ingredients and dishes that are local to this region. We are especially happy you loved the asparagus soup. Josh...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our firm took an employee out to lunch for her birthday and we LOVED the salad bar options and all of the food was incredible and fresh. Our server Josh was very attentive without being intrusive and made sure we were happy and laughing. Definitely...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Harrels8
00gc, General Manager at Roost, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank for choosing Roost for your employee’s birthday celebration. All our dishes are prepared with fresh, local ingredients and uniquely created by our head chef. The salad bar is a popular choice and we are so glad that you enjoyed it. We will also share...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the blandest food I had while in Greenville. I could never understand why it had so many patrons. Good news is you are steps away from excellent food up and down main street.More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank gregmcd7
00gc, General Manager at Roost, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for being our guest. We have addressed your food concerns with the chef. Our food is lovingly prepared, and we never want a guest to leave without experiencing the wonderful fresh food that Roost serves. We hope that you will give us another...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While at a conference in Greenville, a friend and I had the lunch buffet. Great salad bar with many fresh items, two soups and flatbread pizzas. Nice seating areas above The Hyatt Hotel. Good service.More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank ladybugsmiles
00gc, General Manager at Roost, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing Roost for your lunch. We are very proud of our approach to food, with its combination of traditional foods and unique dishes from local producers, and we're glad you enjoyed your time with us. Our location right on Main Street doesn't...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group of 7, with reservations, arrived on time expecting a good experience. We got everything but. All seven of us, from age 18 to 78, agreed the food was not good. My wife's pasta dish was all clumped together. My side of risotto was...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank jelutzel
00gc, General Manager at Roost, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We want to apologize for the disappointing experience in our restaurant. Your specific feedback will help us improve the dining experience for all our guests. We hope you will come back and give us another try. Dan Wooley General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Top Quality breakfast every day and priced several dollars below what I pay for the buffet in most hotel properties. Omelettes were perfectly prepared and everything else was delicious. Lunch was great too. Huge, messy (that's a good thing) hamburgers.More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank dw13martin
00gc, General Manager at Roost, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Martin, Thank you very much for providing us with this excellent review! We are so glad you enjoyed our Harvest Table buffet! Our food is sourced from local farms, which gives it the delicious flavor that you described. Plus, it’s also delightful to eat while...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I have been coming to Roost for the past 6 months and the food has been consistently good but what made today stand out was the service. Case was very attentive and kept our drinks full throughout the meal. Now I know...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank perrypolk
00gc, General Manager at Roost, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Perry, thank you for being loyal to Roost. We are thrilled to know you love the delicious food and outstanding hospitality always. Case will be delighted to hear your compliments. We enjoy hosting you and look forward to welcoming you again for another great experience....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Casey was an excellent server. He was kind, efficient, patient, and very helpful. Food was great. Peaceful atmosphere. The only thing I did not like was paper straws.More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank Wendy H
00gc, General Manager at Roost, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Wendy, We are delighted you had a great dining experience at Roost and enjoyed Eating organic, fresh food in a pleasant environment. We also appreciate you recognizing our staff, and I am sure, Casey will be glad to read your compliments. Thank you again,...More

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