Rivertail is the first Fort Lauderdale outpost of James Beard-nominated chef, José Mendín, that features a seafood-driven dining experience focusing on providing guests a fun, upbeat atmosphere that is refined, yet approachable enough for families. Fusing cuisine from around the world, Rivertail offers a unique array of dishes, for those with seafood indulgence in mind. Boasting a menu carefully curated by 5 time James Beard-nominated, Chef José Mendín, we offer dishes with every type of palate in mind.
Breakwater Hospitality Group, founders of The Wharf, in partnership with five-time James Beard Award semi-finalist Chef José Mendin re-imagine the former Briny’s Irish Pub with a seafood-driven concept featuring coastal comfort cuisine, fresh from Florida produce, and locally caught, sustainable seafood specialities.
From small plate selections such as Crab Donuts and Lobster Flautas, to “Sharing is Caring” family-style dishes including The Rivertail Seafood Boil and Moqueca Mista, the menu showcases items inspired by fish houses and oyster bars from coast to coast.
Rivertail serves lunch, brunch, dinner, and focus on providing guests a fun, upbeat atmosphere that is refined, yet approachable enough for families. Additionally, Rivertail will offer late night dining, bar and lounge seating for riverfront happy hours, and a full raw bar.