Roaming Rooster

Chicken Shop, American

3176 Bladensburg Rd NE, Washington
(202) 507-8734


Tripadvisor Tripadvisor: 5
Google Google: 4.6
Yelp Yelp: 4.5
Facebook Facebook: 4.9


Reviews for Roaming Rooster

Listen, the food here is just really good- best chicken sandwich that I've eaten in DC hands down. They have a really nice slaw (vinegar based with cilantro), excellent fries, good sweet tea and lemonade. This is an excellent local establishment. Now, here's the draw back: it takes a really long time to get the food. They have great demand and it doesn't seem that they have figured out how to get efficiencies lined up yet. This will not stop me from returning again and full review

This place is a hidden gem (forget the Chick-Fila and Popeyes challenge) .... this chicken sandwich has both beat!! This place was crowded, so the wait may be long ... but was definitely worth it. The Mac-n-cheese was on point too!!

Went back Thursday Sept 26th for the Nashville Hot (Hot) with extra pickles and honey butter on the side! 20 minute wait, way less crowded on a weekday. AH-MAZING!! Even better than the first time! The Hot level was definitely spicy but once your mouth got used to it, simply amazing! I love spicy food and feeling the burn so I was definitely satisfied! Will only get this heat level from now on.

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Monday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sunday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm


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Salad & Sides

Fried Chicken & Coleslaw$9.5
Buttermilk fried breast on a bed of housemade slaw.
Fried Chicken$6
Buttermilk fried chicken breast.
In house shredded cabbage, cilantro, parsley, red onion, and jalapeño with vinaigrette.
Hand cut and twice fried.
Three whole wings with slice of bread and pickles. Choose your heat: mild, medium, hot.


Fried Chicken Sandwich$9.5
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