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Roots Bistro & Bar

Roots Bistro & Bar

4810 Hope Valley Rd, Durham, NC 27707
919-726-0681
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Open until 10:00 PM

Full Hours
  • No minimum spend
pizza
Pizza

Cheese Pizza

Marinara sauce, mozzarella cheese.

$11.99


Margarita Pizza

Neapolitan sauce, fresh mozzarella, tomato, basil, & extra virgin olive oil.

$15.99

Margarita Pizza

Pepperoni Pizza

Marinara sauce, mozzarella cheese, pepperoni.

$12.99


Veggie Lovers Pizza

Marinara sauce, mozzarella cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, mushrooms, zucchini, squash, onions, & black olives.

$15.99


Hawaiian Pizza

Marinara sauce, mozzarella cheese, ham, & pineapple.

$13.99


Meat Lovers Pizza

Marinara sauce, mozzarella cheese, sausage, pepperoni, ham, meatballs, & salami.

$16.99


Buffalo Chicken Pizza

Buffalo sauce, chicken, gorgonzola cheese, celery & parsley.

$15.99


White Pizza

Ricotta cheese, garlic, spinach, & parmesan cheese.

$16.99


Roots Pizza

Marinara sauce, sausage, pepperoni, peppers, onions, & mushroom.

$15.99


Deluxe Pizza

Pepperoni, sausage, ground beef, bacon, mushrooms, black olives, peppers, & onions.

$17.99


Churrasco Steak Pizza

Grilled ribeye steak, black bean spread, shredded cheese, tomatoes & scallions.

$16.99


Caribbean Chicken Pizza

Jamaican sweet spicy sauce, mozzarella cheese, peppers, onions, pineapple, cajun chicken, scallions.

$15.99


BBQ Chicken Pizza

Bbq chicken, peppers, onions, mozzarella cheese,& cilantro.

$15.99

breakfast
Breakfast
Served Monday - Friday from 9 am till 2 pm, Saturday & Sunday from 9 am till 4 pm.

Guatemalan Traditional Breakfast Plate

Scrambled eggs with guatemalan-style chorizo/ onions/ tomato/ salsa ranchera/ fried plantains/ black beans/ queso fresco/ handmade corn tortillas. Served Monday - Friday from 9 am till 2 pm, Saturday & Sunday from 9 am till 4 pm.

$12.99


Omelette of the Day Breafakst

Chef’s Choice of the day’s freshest ingredients. Served Monday - Friday from 9 am till 2 pm, Saturday & Sunday from 9 am till 4 pm.

$11.99

Omelette of the Day Breafakst

Roots Benedict Breakfast

Local honey glazed ham/poached eggs over English muffins/mixed greens/house-made hollandaise sauce. Served Monday - Friday from 9 am till 2 pm, Saturday & Sunday from 9 am till 4 pm.

$10.99


Eggplant Sandwich Breakfast

Local eggplant/ sautéed bell peppers & onions/ queso fresco/ cilantro pesto/ french bread/ side hash browns. Served Monday - Friday from 9 am till 2 pm, Saturday & Sunday from 9 am till 4 pm.

$9.99


Fried Plaintains Breafast

Platanos maduros fritos/sour cream. Served Monday - Friday from 9 am till 2 pm, Saturday & Sunday from 9 am till 4 pm.

$5.99


Breakfast Combo Plate

2 eggs your way/ bacon/ french toast or pancakes/ side fresh cut fruit/ chef's maple syrups. Served Monday - Friday from 9 am till 2 pm, Saturday & Sunday from 9 am till 4 pm.

$13.99


Huevos Rancheros Breakfast

2 eggs your way/ rice/ black beans/ plantains/ roasted tomato sauce/ hand-made tortillas. Served Monday - Friday from 9 am till 2 pm, Saturday & Sunday from 9 am till 4 pm.

$11.99


Guatemalan Style Omelette Breakfast

Bell peppers/ onions/ guatemalan style chorizo/ avocado/ tomato/ queso fresco/ mushrooms/ salsa ranchera/ side hash browns. Served Monday - Friday from 9 am till 2 pm, Saturday & Sunday from 9 am till 4 pm.

$12.99


Morning Plate Breakfast

2 eggs your way/ grits or hash browns/ bacon/toast/ house-made mixed berry jam. Served Monday - Friday from 9 am till 2 pm, Saturday & Sunday from 9 am till 4 pm.

$10.99


Roots Breakfast Sandwich

2 fried eggs/ bacon/ ham/ shredded cheese/ mayo/ side hash browns/ on white bread. Served Monday - Friday from 9 am till 2 pm, Saturday & Sunday from 9 am till 4 pm.

$10.99


Steak n’ Eggs al Quetzal Breakfast

Seared thin cut rib-eye steak/ topped with 2 eggs your way/ rice/ black beans/queso fresco/sour cream/hand-made tortillas. Served Monday - Friday from 9 am till 2 pm, Saturday & Sunday from 9 am till 4 pm.

$13.99


Breakfast Burrito

Scrambled eggs/ sausage/ black beans/ pico de gallo/ rice/ mixed shredded cheese/ side hash brown. Served Monday - Friday from 9 am till 2 pm, Saturday & Sunday from 9 am till 4 pm.

$11.99


Pork n’ Grits Breakfast

Slow-roasted pork barbeque/grits. Served Monday - Friday from 9 am till 2 pm, Saturday & Sunday from 9 am till 4 pm.

$11.99


Fried Chicken & Gravy Breakfast

Chicken breast. Hash browns or grits/ english muffin/ topped with house-made gravy. Served Monday - Friday from 9 am till 2 pm, Saturday & Sunday from 9 am till 4 pm.

$10.99


Shrimp n’ Grits Breakfast

Fresh shrimp/ bacon/ lemon juice/ bell peppers & onios/ mushrooms/ parmesan cheese/ grits. Served Monday - Friday from 9 am till 2 pm, Saturday & Sunday from 9 am till 4 pm.

$13.99


Bacon Egg & Cheese Bagel Breakfast

2 fried eggs/ bacon/ pepper jack/ chipotle aioli/ side fresh-cut fruit. Served Monday - Friday from 9 am till 2 pm, Saturday & Sunday from 9 am till 4 pm.

$9.99


Daily Pancakes Breakfast

Cornmeal/ fresh berries/powdered sugar/chef’s syrup. Served Monday - Friday from 9 am till 2 pm, Saturday & Sunday from 9 am till 4 pm.

$9.99


Plain Bagel with Cream Cheese Breakfast

Served with a side of fresh-cut fruit. Served Monday - Friday from 9 am till 2 pm, Saturday & Sunday from 9 am till 4 pm.

$7.99


French Toast Breakfast

Cinnamon and egg custard/ chef’s syrup/ fresh berries/ powdered sugar. Served Monday - Friday from 9 am till 2 pm, Saturday & Sunday from 9 am till 4 pm.

$9.99

French Toast Breakfast

Belgian-Style Waffle Breakfast

Strawberries/ blueberries/ whipped cream/ chef's maple syrup. Served Monday - Friday from 9 am till 2 pm, Saturday & Sunday from 9 am till 4 pm.

$7.99


Goat & Egg Sandwich Breakfast

Fresh local goat cheese/2 over medium fried eggs/ local greens/ side hash browns. Served Monday - Friday from 9 am till 2 pm, Saturday & Sunday from 9 am till 4 pm.

$10.99

thursday-special
Thursday Special

Tacos Thursday Special

Thursday Only!

$2.50

Tacos Thursday Special
saturday-sunday-monday-special
Saturday, Sunday & Monday Special

Sopa De Marisco Special

Saturday, Sunday & Monday only!

$18.99

appetizers
Appetizers

Seasonal Soup

Fresh made daily. Call the restaurant for details.

$6.00

Seasonal Soup

Southwest Chicken Egg Rolls

Served on a bed of greens/ chipotle dipping sauce.

$8.99


Guatemalan Beef Garnachas

Topped with beef/ cabbage/queso fresco/salsa.

$8.99


Fried Cauliflower

Served on a bed of greens/ chipotle dipping sauce.

$8.99


Local Okra, Squashes & Eggplant

Fried or grilled/ jalapeño ranch.

$9.99


Pan-Seared Scallops

Jumbo sea scallops/fresh greens/piquillo pepper sauce.

$12.99


Buffalo Shrimp

Fried or grilled/house buffalo sauce/ ranch or bleu cheese.

$8.99


Pupusa

Queso, loroco, bean, chicken or pork/ spicy slaw Picado/roasted tomato sauce. (price is per pupusa].

$3.99


Chicken Wings

Fried/sweet bbq sauce/house buffalo sauce/spicy bbq sauce/ ranch or bleu cheese.

$14.99

Chicken Wings

Roots Specialty Chicken Nachos

Melted cheese/lettuce/pico de gallo/black beans/ sour cream.

$12.99


Shrimp Ceviche

Avocado/ cilantro/ onions/ jalapeno/ tomato/ shrimp.

$8.99


Freshly Homemade Garlic Bread

A dozen slices served with marinara dipping sauce.

$7.99


Homemade Pita & Hummus

$10.00

salads
Salads

Crispy Shrimp Salad

Fried shrimp/ fresh lettuces/ cucumbers/ tomatoes/ corn/ carrots/ jalapeño ranch.

$14.99


Blackened Mahi Salad

Atlantic-water fish/local greens/pickled okra/carrots/ fresh-ground black pepper/roasted pecans.

$15.99


Blackened Salmon Salad

Atlantic-water fish/local greens/pickled okra/carrots/ fresh-ground black pepper/roasted pecans.

$15.99

Blackened Salmon Salad

Roots Buffalo Chicken Salad

Fried chicken tenders/house buffalo sauce/mixed greens lettuce/tomato/onions/queso fresco/carrots/cucumbers/jalapeno ranch.

$14.99


Fiesta Steak Salad

7oz grilled rib-eye steak/ mixed greens lettuce/ tomato/ corn/ onions/ mixed cheese/ carrots/ cucumbers/ tortilla strips/ chipotle ranch.

$15.99


Caesar Salad

Crisp romaine tossed with croutons, Caesar dressing, and grated cheese.

$5.99

Caesar Salad

Garden Lettuce Salad

Fresh lettuce, tomatoes, green peppers, red onions, cucumbers, and black olives.

$8.99


Roots Cobb Salad

Romaine lettuce/tomatoes/avocados/ jicama/ roasted corn/queso fresco/chile-rubbed grilled chicken/spicy citrus dressing.

$14.99


Greek Salad

Romaine lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, black olives, green & red peppers, banana peppers, feta cheese & greek dressing.

$11.99


Roots Fresh Mozzarella Salad

Fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, basil, & balsamic glaze.

$11.99

side-items
Side Items

Homemade Chips

$4.00


House Sweet Potato Fries

$6.00


French Fries

Our delicious French fries are deep-fried 'till golden brown, with a crunchy exterior and a light fluffy interior. Seasoned to perfection!

$5.00


Avocado Coleslaw

$4.00


Fresh Fruit

$5.00


Pickled Okra

$6.00


Fried Okra

$6.00


Green Beans

$5.00


Vegetable Rice

$4.00


Hash Browns

$5.00


Squashes & Eggplant

$5.00


Black Beans

$5.00


Onion Rings

Crispy onion slices deep-fried until golden-brown.

$6.00


Hand-Made Tortillas

$1.50

calzones
Calzones

Pepperoni, Ricotta Cheese & Marinara Sauce Calzone

$11.99


Meatball, Ricotta Cheese, & Marinara Sauce Calzone

$11.99

strombolis
Strombolis

Stromboli

Pepperoni, sausage, mushrooms, marinara sauce, & mozzarella cheese.

$11.99

sandwiches
Sandwiches
With homemade chips, sweet potato fries (additional charge), house fries, onion rings, avocado & coleslaw, fruit, pickled okra, fried okra.

Monte Cristo Sandwich

Grilled in egg custard/ muenster cheese/ house- roasted turkey/ dijon aioli/ cranberry spread.

$11.99


Rosemary Chicken Sandwich

Grilled chicken/ lettuce/ rosemary & red pepper cream sauce.

$11.99


Breakfast Burger

1/2 pound patty/ pepper jack/ bacon/ ham/ fried egg/ lettuce/ tomato/ onion/ pica mas aioli.

$16.99


Guate-Burger

Local grass-fed beef/ avocado/ your choice of cheese/ picamas aioli/ lettuce/ tomatoes.

$12.99


Roots Bistro Burger

Home-made bistro sauce/pickels/bacon/onion rings/lettuce/tomato/cheddar cheese.

$16.99


Veggie Burger

Local vegetables/ caramelized onions/lettuce/tomato/brioche bun/choice of cheese.

$12.99


Cowboy Burger

1/2 pound patty/ puller pork/ bbq sauce/ cheddar cheeser/ onion rings/ lettuce/ tomato.

$16.99


House-Roasted Turkey Club

House-roasted turkey/ provolone/ mixed greens/ tomate/picamas aioli/ bacon.

$12.99


House-Roasted Ham Club

House-roasted turkey/ provolone/ mixed greens/ tomate/picamas aioli/ bacon.

$12.99


Quesadilla Burger

Flour tortilla/ mixed cheese/ pico de gallo/ lettuce/ chipotle aioli.

$14.99


Veggie Wrap

Fresh local vegetables/ honey wheat or white flour tortilla/ muenster cheese/ mayonnaise.

$11.99


Grilled Chicken Wrap

Fresh local vegetables/ honey wheat or white flour tortilla/ muenster cheese/ mayonnaise.

$11.99


Chicken Quesadilla

Blackened chicken/ pico de gallo/ blended cheese/ flour tortilla/ sourcream/chipotle aioli.

$13.99


Pulled Pork Barbecue Sandwich

Local pork (eastern NC style) coleslaw.

$11.99


Fried Fish Sandwich

Fried tilapia/ lettuce/ tomato/ onion/ chipotle aioli/ brioche bun.

$12.99


Buffalo Chicken Sandwich

Breaded/ house buffalo/ lettuce/ queso fresco/ tomato.

$11.99


Classic Cheese Burger

1/2 pound patty/ your choice of cheese/ lettuce/ tomato/ onion/ mayo.

$11.99


Grilled Pimento Cheese Sandwich with Bacon

House-made pimento cheese/ hickory-smoked bacon/ white bread.

$11.99


Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich

Thin-sliced flank steak/ sauteed onions & peppers/ red pepper aioli.

$13.99


El Cubano Sandwich

Slow-roasted pork/ southern-style ham/ dijon aioli/ house-made pickles/ provolone cheese.

$12.99

El Cubano Sandwich
subs
Subs
All subs are served with homemade chips.

Meatball Sub

Marinara sauce, mozzarella & parmesan cheese.

$11.99


Chicken Fajita Sub

Grilled chicken, peppers, onions, tomato, mayonnaise, & shredded cheese.

$11.99


Italian Sub

Pepperoni, salami, ham, lettuce, tomato, onion, oregano flakes, & extra virgin olive oil.

$11.99

steak-chicken-pork
Steak, Chicken, Pork

Grilled Local Rib-Eye

12oz grass-fed beef/ NC sweet potato fries/ green beans/ piquillo pepper sauce.

$24.99


Pork Carnitas Tacos

Slow cooked bbq/ slaw picado/ pico de gallo/ queso fresco/ rice/ black beans/ flour tortilla,

$16.99


Classic NY Strip

10oz steak/mashed potatoes/sauteed mixed vegetables/demi-glace,

$26.99


Roots Alfredo Chicken Pasta

Sauteed chicken/ mushrooms/ broccoli/ creamy alfredo sauce/ parmesan cheese/ garlic toast.

$16.99


The Three Brothers Fajitas

Chicken/beef/shrimp/bell peppers/onions/tomato/rice/beans/han made corn tortilla.

$20.99


Fried Chicken Tender Dinner

French fries/ honey mustard/ house-made coleslaw,

$14.99


Churrasco

Grilled thin cut rib-eye steak/vegetable rice/ black beans/ salad/grilled onions/roasted tomato sauce/hand-made corn tortillas.

$16.99


Filet Mignon

8oz steal/ mashed potatoes/ sauteed mixed vegetables/ demi-glace.

$25.99


Baby Back BBQ Ribs

French fries/house-made coleslaw.

$18.99


Roots Fried Chicken Plate

Fried free-range localchicken breast/salsa ranchera/rice/black beans/queso fresco/sour cream/side salad/corn tortillas.

$15.99


Roots Bistec Con Salsa Verde

Marinated steak strips/sauteed with onions& salsa verde/black beans/rice/queso fresco/sour cream/hand-made tortillas.

$16.99


Grilled Chicken with Mango Salsa

Two grilled chicken breasts/vegetable rice/ grilled squashes/mango salsa.

$16.99


Smoky Beef Brisket Quesadilla

Shredded cheese/pico de gallo/over mango salsa/side chipotle aioli/sour cream,

$16.99


Slow-Cooked Pulled Pork BBQ

Local pork, cooked for days/ grilled corn/ avocado coleslaw.

$17.99


Rosemary Chicken Dinner

Mashed potatoes/sauteed mixed vegetables/rosemary & red peppers cream sauce.

$17.99


Guatemalan-Style Tamales

Chicken, veggie, or pork/ spicy slaw Picado/ vegetable rice.

$9.00


Carne Azada Tacos

Flour tortilla/ ribeye steak/ white onions/ cilantro/ grilled gree onions/ rice/ black beans,

$16.99

vegetarian-options
Vegetarian Options

Fresh, Local Vegetable Plate

A seasonal, beautiful plate of local vegetables/ sauce of chef’s choice.

$14.99


Veggie Quesadilla

Squashes/bell peppers & onions/pico de gallo/blended cheese/flour tortilla/bed of greens/creamy chipotle sauce/sour cream.

$12.99


Vegetable Pasta

Linguine/squash & zucchini/eggplant/ bell peppers & onions/fresh tomato sauce/creamy parmesan cheese/toast.

$14.99


Penne with Almond-Cilantro Pesto

Pasta/ fresh cream/ almond-cilantro pesto sauce.

$12.99


Chile Relleno

Poblano pepper/ potato, cheese and vegetable stuffed/ spicy slaw Picado/vegetable rice/ avocado cream sauce/ mango salsa.

$9.00


Pacaya Forrada

Lightly egg-battered palm flowers (pacaya)/ vegetable rice/ black beans/ roasted tomato sauce/ queso fresco/ hand-made tortillas.

$13.99

seafood
Seafood

Blackened Salmon

Bed of greens/green beans/bell peppers & onions pickled okra/ shrimp cream sauce.

$19.99


Fried Flounder & Shrimp Combo

House-made coleslaw/ french fries/ tartar sauce and cocktail sauce,

$20.99


Cajun Shrimp Pasta

Fresh-grilled shrimp/penne pasta/sauteed bell peppers & onions/ creamy parmesan cheese/t oast.

$17.99


Blackened Tilapia

Mashed potatoes/ sauteed mixed vegetables/ rosemary cream sauce.

$18.99


Roots' Seafood Pasta

Linguine/scallops/shrimp/ calamari/ white fish/fresh tomato sauce/creamy parmesan cheese/bell peppers & onions/toast.

$18.99


Cajun Shrimp Tacos

Flour tortilla/ slaw picado/ pico de gallo/ cilantro lime aioli/ rice/ black beans.

$17.99


Mojarra Frita

Whole fried tilapia/vegetable rice/ whole black beans/ salad/hand-made tortillas.

$17.99


Fish Tacos

Fried tilapia/ flour tortilla/ slaw picado/ mango salsa/ chipotle aioli/ rice/ black beans/ queso fresco/ sour cream.

$16.99


Spicy Jamalaya

Shrimp/ italian sausage/ chicken/ peppers & onions/ tomatoes/ okra/ rice/ garlic toast.

$19.99


Fish & Chips

Beer battered flounder/ french fries/ coleslaw/ tartar sauce and cocktail sauce.

$18.99

Fish & Chips
kids-special
Kids Special

Kid's Cheese Pizza

$9.00


Kid's Pepperoni Pizza

Classic cheese and pepperoni.

$10.00

beverages
Beverages

Soda

$3.99

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