bantam's roost restaurant and bar carlsbad, california

Bantam’s Roost Menu

Southern-Inspired Fresh California Cuisine

Starts & Shares

Fried Calamari

Cocktail Sauce

Brussels Sprouts

Soy Ginger Aioli

Crispy Shrimp Cocktail

Lemon & Dill Truffle Fries

Truffle Aioli

Bacon Mac ‘n’ Cheese

Ahi ‘Nachos’

Spicy Mayo, Diced Jalapeños, Cucumber, SoySauce, Sesame Seeds, Blue Corn Tortilla Chips

Buffalo Fried Chicken Sliders

Hawaii Roll, Kale Slaw & Bleu Cheese

Goat Cheese

Roasted Garlic, Tomatoes, Dill, Baguette

Pork & Hatch Green Chili Stew

Red Potatoes, Hominy, Sour Cream, Blue Corn Chips & Cheddar



Add a Protein:

Crispy or Grilled Shrimp
Grilled Chicken
Fried Chicken
C.A.B. Steak
Pulled Pork

Mediterranean Salad

Artichoke & Chick Pea, Kalamata Olives, Cucumbers, Sundried Tomato, Pickled Red Onion, Feta, House Greens, House Vinaigrette

Pear & Spinach

Kale, Dates, Blue Cheese, Pepitas, Golden Raisins, House Vinaigrette

Wedge Salad

Bleu Cheese, Bacon, Cherry Tomatoes, Cucumber, Pickled Red Onion & Buttermilk Ranch

Beet & Quinoa

Kale, Cucumber, Roasted Garlic, Tomatoes, Corn, Pecan, Pickled Red Onion, Goat Cheese & House Vinaigrette

Bantam’s Crisp Greens

Apples, Goat Cheese, Pecans, Dried Cranberries, Mix Greens, House Vinaigrette


Parmesan, Croutons, Grilled Lemon, Creamy Garlic Caesar Dressing


Pulled Pork

Brown Rice, Kale Slaw, Pecan, Sweet Pots, Crispy Onions, Scallions & BBQ Sauce

Veggie Quinoa

Kale, Brussels, Sweet Potatoes, Avocado, Pickled Red Onion & Parmesan Vinaigrette


Brown Rice, Kale, French Fries, Chimichurri, Crispy Onions, Pecans, Blue Cheese, Garlic Parmesan Vinaigrette


Brown Rice, Cucumber, Ginger, Jalapeno, Sesame Seeds, Soy Sauce & Spicy Mayo

Grilled Chicken Breast

Brown Rice, Kale, Tomato, Avocado, Cucumbers, Sunflower Seeds, Manchego & Garlic Parm Vinaigrette

Sandwiches & Plates

Choice of House Greens or Fries (Add Fried Egg | Add Bacon)

Kobe Burger 8 oz

Garlic Aioli, White Cheddar, Caramelized Onions, Crispy Onions, Lettuce, Tomato

Angus Burger

Pickled Red Onions, American Cheese, Shredded Lettuce, Zip-Zip Sauce

Pulled Pork Sando

BBQ Sauce, Kale Slaw & Crispy Onions

Crispy Shrimp Sando

Cilantro, Carrot, Jalapeno, Pickled Cucumber, Umami Mayo

Grilled Chicken Sandwich

Bacon, Avocado, Pesto, Goat Cheese & Pickled Onions

Fried Chicken Sandwich

Lettuce, Tomato, Pickles, Buttermilk Ranch

Buffalo Fried Chicken Sandwich

Kale Slaw, Bleu Cheese, Buttermilk Ranch

Chicken & ‘Chips’

Fried Chicken, Vinegar Fries, Grilled Lemon, Spicy BBQ & Ranch

French Dip

Roast Beef, Cheddar, Caramelized Onion, Crispy Onions, Garlic Mayo, Horseradish, Au Jus



Cinnamon, Brown Sugar, Spiced Apple Butter


(Includes Juice & Choice of Fries or Fruit | 12 and under please.)
Fried or Grilled Chicken / Grilled Cheese / Cheese Burger / or Butter Pasta