2021 | Dine

Fried chicken sandwich restaurant coming to Pike & Rose

Roaming Rooster began in D.C. as a food truck

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The fried chicken restaurant Roaming Rooster is coming to Pike & Rose in North Bethesda this fall.

Photo courtesy of Roaming Rooster

Roaming Rooster, a Washington, D.C., restaurant chain specializing in fried chicken sandwiches, will open in North Bethesda’s Pike & Rose development this fall, according to the landlord, Federal Realty Investment Trust.

Roaming Rooster’s menu features a traditional fried chicken sandwich with vinaigrette slaw, Buffalo fried chicken sandwich, honey butter fried chicken sandwich and Nashville hot chicken. Customers can choose from mild, medium or hot seasoning.

Roaming Rooster also offers other fare, such as fried chicken and coleslaw, wings and chicken tenders.

The business was founded in 2015 as a food truck that traveled across the region, according to the press release.

Roaming Rooster’s Pike & Rose location will be the chain’s first in Maryland. Three are currently open in D.C. and two more are set to open soon in the district, according to the press release.

The Pike & Rose location will be 1,843 square feet, according to the press release.

Dan Schere can be reached at daniel.schere@bethesdamagazine.com