Welcome to The Red Roost
The Red Roost, the Eastern Shore's original All You Can Eat Crabhouse, is celebrating its 40th season this year!  Join us this season for great food and great service, and see what the rich history of this Delmarva landmark is all about!

The story of The Red Roost begins in the late 1940s when Frank Valentine constructed a chicken house of cinder block and oak. Chicken man Frank Perdue used to talk about getting his truck stuck out back when he delivered feed...


Coming Soon...

Red Roost 40th Anniversary 

Weekend Celebration!
Thursday, April 24 - Sunday, April 27

Thursday, April 24 - Throwback Thursday

  • Fried Chicken features - reduced pricing on AYCE Fried Chicken and RR Fried Chicken Dinner
  • Chicken Breading Contest - guess the ingredients in our secret fried chicken recipe; whoever comes closest wins a prize!

Friday, April 25 - Flashback Friday

  • AYCE Ribs are back for one night only!
  • Enjoy some delicious menu items from the past

Saturday, April 26 - Say Thank You Palmers!

  • 10% of proceeds from AYCE Crab sales will be donated to Relay for Life in Chris Palmer's name
  • Come in to see a few familiar faces

Sunday, April 27 - Sentimental Sunday

  • Old Recipe days - check out some favorites from Red Roost menus past at great reduced pricing!


  • Raffle giveaways - purchase $1 raffle tickets for a chance to win great prizes - gift cards, AYCE Crabs for $19.74, tshirts, and more! (Bring in Red Roost memorabilia to donate for free raffle tickets!)
  • Red Roost 40th Anniversary tshirts available
  • Kid Coloring - keep your kids occupied with crab coloring pages while you eat; pages will be used for Wounded Warriors event in May, celebrating our veterans.

Now OPEN for the 2014 Season

Celebrating 40 years!

Expanded Hours - Opening Saturdays & Sundays at noon

Thursday-Friday: open at 5:30, seating until 10:00

Saturday: open at 12:00, seating until 10:00

Sunday: open at 12:00, seating until 9:00

Monday-Wednesday: closed

**Backfin Banjo Band is back, entertaining folks of all ages every Thursday night from 6:00 to 9:00

Have you seen our Commercial?
You can watch the Red Roost commercial right here on our website. While you're at it, you can check out all of the Southern Boys Concepts commercials by visiting the Southern Boys website or visiting the Southern Boys YouTube Channel...


Sample Menu Items
All You Can Eat Menu Specials
All include hush puppies, clam strips, fried shrimp, french fries, local corn on the cob, and Red Roost recipe fried chicken

Oysters Rockefeller 
Freshly Shucked Oysters | Spinach | Garlic | Parmesan

Pulled Pork BBQ
House-Smoked over Applewood Chips | Redds Apple Ale Brine

Red Roost Lobster Pot (For Two)
Two Garden Salads | Four Pieces Red Roost Fried Chicken | Dozen Steamed Clams | Pound of Steamed Shrimp | Two Ears of Corn | Two Steamed 1lb Lobsters



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