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Rivertail, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Rivertail

4.0
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1089 Reviews
$30 and under
Seafood

Situated in the bustling neighborhood of Las Olas, on the banks of the New River, Rivertail is the first Fort Lauderdale outpost of James Beard-nominated chef, José Mendín.

Our indoor/outdoor establishment features a seafood-driven menu in a fun and upbeat atmosphere.

Whether it is a family night, a business dinner with associates, or a girls night out, Rivertail can accommodate the perfect dining experience with live music, fresh cuisine, and craft cocktails.

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Experiences are available.
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Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Seafood

  • Hours of operation

    Brunch Sun 11:00 am–4:00 pm Lunch Sat 12:00 pm–4:00 pm Happy Hour Tue–Fri 4:00 pm–7:00 pm Dinner Tue–Thu 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–11:00 pm Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (954) 306-2665

  • Payment options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Resort Casual

  • Executive chef

    José Mendín

  • Private party facilities

    We welcome you to explore our Private Dining options, perfect for any occasion.

  • Private party contact

    Events Specialist: (954) 306-2665

  • Neighborhood

    Downtown

  • Cross street

    South Andrews Bridge and Las Olas Blvd.

  • Parking details

    There are several parking garages close and one even adjacent to Rivertail. Auto Nation Parking Garage, Government Parking Garage and 4 West Las Olas Parking Garage. Prices vary by the hour. Metered street parking is also available within a short walking distance.

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Experiences

  • Bottomless Bubbles

    $30.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    Join us for an outdoor a a carte brunch experience featuring bottomless bubbles.

Offers

  • Get 3 Oysters with Every Martini Purchased

    Multiple dates available
    Thu - 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Every Thursday starting at 7pm at Rivertail, join us for our Thursday night, "Shaken, Not Stirred" & order Martinis your way where you choose your spirit, style & garnish. Receive 3 oysters for every Martini purchased!
  • Free Taquito with Every Tito's Cocktail!

    Multiple dates available
    Tue - 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Every Tuesday, join us for Tito's & Taquitos, where you can enjoy a FREE taquito, with every Tito's cocktail purchase!

Popular dishes

Menu

Our executive Chef José Mendín has curated a menu of global dishes using the finest seasonal produce and ingredients to please palates of all tastes. Seafood Boil and Moqueca Mista, the menu will showcase items inspired by fish houses and oyster bars all over the world

The Raw Bar

  • East & West Coast Oysters (Daily Selection)

    served on ice, with traditional sauces

    • M.P.
  • Peel N' Eat Shrimp$18.00

    Florida pink shrimp, house cocktail sauce

    • Hamachi Crudo$16.00

      yuzu, Florida grapefruit, olive oil, dry miso

      • King Crab Leg

        spicy remoulade

        • M.P.
      • Maine Lobster Cocktail$23.00

        spicy remoulade

        • Seafood Ceviche$15.00

          watermelon, guajillo peppers, and amazu

          • Rivertail Raw Platter$110.00

            dozen market oysters, 1/2 Maine lobster cocktail, 1/2 dozen mussels, 1/2 dozen clams, peel n' eat Florida pink shrimp, house ceviche, hamachi crudo, smoked fish dip

            • Stone Crab Claws

              season only

              • M.P.

            Appetizers

            • Corn Bread (2 Min Order)

              cotija cheese, sesame, honey butter

              • ea$2.00
            • Rivertail Chowder$12.00

              white clams, lobster, crab, smoked bacon, potato, puff pastry

              • Smoked Fish Dip$14.00

                lemon zest, house corn chips

                • Crab Donuts$14.00

                  brioche, spicy honey, sea salt

                  • Steak Tartare$19.00

                    yuzu dijon, caviar, house toast, truffle crème fraîche

                    • Yellowtail Ceviche Taquitos$11.00

                      ginger, soy, jalapeño, miso; Ea Addtl $5.50

                      • King Crab Roll$16.00

                        toasted brioche, serrano peppers, micro cilantro; Ea Addtl $8

                        • Shrimp Louie Salad$19.00

                          baby iceberg, thousand island, baby tomatoes, avocado, citrus vinaigrette

                          • Broiled Oysters "Concha"$16.00

                            parmesan, kimchi, horseradish, Cheez-its

                            • Grilled Little Gem "Caesar" Salad$13.00

                              boquerones, breadcrumbs, parmesan

                              • Local Kale Greek Salad$17.00

                                heirloom tomatoes, avocado "tzatziki", cucumber, feta cheese

                                • Grilled Octopus$18.00

                                  white beans, alberquina olives, crispy garlic, piquillo & smoked paprika

                                  • Bay Scallops a La Escargot$21.00

                                    shiso-garlic butter, lime zest, sea salt

                                    • "Shrimp & Grits"$20.00

                                      red shrimp al ajillo, cheddar grits, charred onions, Texas toast

                                      • Conch Fritters$13.00

                                        green papaya salad, spicy aioli, peanuts and cilantro

                                        On a Bun

                                        • Wharf Burger ("Fin" Favorite)$18.00

                                          smoked bacon, Boston lettuce, Florida tomato, white cheddar, special sauce

                                          • Filet o Fish Sandwich$20.00

                                            beer battered cod, yuzu tartar, butter lettuce, American cheese

                                            • Pork Belly Cuban Sandwich$18.00

                                              country ham, swiss cheese, yuzu dijonaise, pickles

                                              From Our Grill

                                                From the Sea

                                                Served with Choice of Sauce. Sauces: Kimchi "al Ajillo", Lemon Caper Sauce, Ginger Soy, Miso Butter, Piquillo Pil Pil

                                                • Snapper Filet$23.00

                                                  • Open Blue Cobia$24.00

                                                    • Scottish Salmon$25.00

                                                      • Mahi Mahi$23.00

                                                        • Local Catch

                                                          • M.P

                                                        Steaks & Co

                                                        For the Carnivores

                                                        • 14oz New York Strip$54.00

                                                          • 10oz Angus Skirt Steak$28.00

                                                            • 8oz Filet Mignon$41.00

                                                              Chef's Specialties

                                                              • Crispy Whole Snapper$35.00

                                                                Seasonal preparation.

                                                                • Mussels Frites$19.00

                                                                  bouchot mussels, leek, celery, garlic, caper butter, fries

                                                                  • Branzino a La Grenobloise$39.00

                                                                    capers, lemon, parsley butter

                                                                    • Pork Belly$26.00

                                                                      butterscotch miso, sweet potato, toasted corn bits, roasted broccoli rabe

                                                                      • Shrimp Spaghetti Fra Diavolo$28.00

                                                                        Shrimp, house-made pasta, red chillies, confit garlic, sunday gravy.

                                                                        • Clams Carbonara Bucattini$25.00

                                                                          house guanciale, pancetta, poached egg, parmesan

                                                                          • Bahia-Style Brazilian Stew (Moqueca Mista)$31.00

                                                                            white fish, shrimp, mussels, scallops, dende oil, clams, coconut milk

                                                                            • Fried Chicken and Shrimp Platter$28.00

                                                                              mustard miso, green curry, chilli honey, old bay ranch, blue crab sole slaw, cornbread

                                                                              Sides

                                                                              • Roasted Garlic Mash$8.00

                                                                                • Esquites Street Corn$8.00

                                                                                  • Roasted Brocolli Rabe$9.00

                                                                                    • Miso Brussels Sprouts with Bacon Confit$7.00

                                                                                      • Truffle Mac N' Cheese$11.00

                                                                                        • Vegetable of the Day

                                                                                          • M.P.

                                                                                        Last updated: February 1, 2022

                                                                                        What 1,089 people are saying

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                                                                                        4.0
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                                                                                        • 4Food
                                                                                        • 4.1Service
                                                                                        • 4.1Ambience
                                                                                        • 3.7Value

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                                                                                          Food was good. Service was good. Jay our bartender was great!!

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                                                                                          Slow service for a non busy brunch. Starting with the Three hostess that stared at us when we walked up. Didn’t even greet us. Server took a long time to give us our nasty appetizer. Food was very bland.

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                                                                                          Miami

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                                                                                          1.0

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                                                                                          all the servers off a perc 30 ‼️‼️‼️ (not a 10)

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                                                                                          Washington DC

                                                                                          30 reviews

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                                                                                          2.0

                                                                                          30 reviews

                                                                                          Dined 1 day ago

                                                                                          overall2food2service5ambience3

                                                                                          I like getting a friendly greeting when checking in, but the hosts seemed to be less than enthused by our presence. Maybe it was just us but I felt we were just an intrusion The main courses were okay but the vegetable side dish of Brussel sprouts was way overdone. It seemed to have been cooked days ago and reheated. The cocktails and service were great. But we won’t be going back, except for maybe a happy hour.

                                                                                        5. SP

                                                                                          SusanP

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          4.0

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          Dined 1 day ago

                                                                                          overall4food3service5ambience4

                                                                                          Food was good. Catch of the day was excellent, although portions are moderate and everything is a la carte. Service was wonderful - very attentive & good at describing dishes and making recommendations.

                                                                                        6. DM

                                                                                          DianaM

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          Dined 1 day ago

                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                          Went for brunch everything was delicious, beautiful restaurant, and great service!

                                                                                        7. a

                                                                                          alexd

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          1.0

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                                                                                          Dined 2 days ago

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                                                                                          Drinks was very horrible food was disgusting waitress had an attitude

                                                                                        8. OT

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                                                                                          Washington DC

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                                                                                          2.0

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          Dined 2 days ago

                                                                                          overall2food1service3ambience2

                                                                                          Shrimp and grits were so salty that they burned my mouth. Mahi was a bland plain piece of fish alone on a plate. The crab donuts were cold and clearly just out of the fridge. Also too salty and underwhelming. What’s the deal with this place? It was awful. Incredibly loud of being relatively empty. Do not recommend.

                                                                                        9. OT

                                                                                          OpenTable Diner

                                                                                          Miami

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          Dined 7 days ago

                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                          Great place to goo on a date

                                                                                        10. JV

                                                                                          JohnV

                                                                                          Baltimore

                                                                                          2 reviews

                                                                                          4.0

                                                                                          2 reviews

                                                                                          Dined 7 days ago

                                                                                          overall4food4service3ambience3

                                                                                          Menu was apparently limited by demands from Sunday, brunch: a frequent response was “we’re out of that.” Server couldn’t distinguish between a couple of menu items. That said, branzino with lemon-caper sauce was excellent, as was a burger that substituted for several missing menu items. Good fries.

                                                                                        11. GO

                                                                                          GildaO

                                                                                          New England

                                                                                          7 reviews

                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                          7 reviews

                                                                                          Dined 7 days ago

                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                          This is definitely one of our favorite restaurants- especially for ambience and flavor. It is located on Riverwalk, on the river. So beautiful. The food is prepared with delicious flavors. Our waiter, Ian (we always ask for him) is attentive and ensures all details are addressed. Though somewhat pricey, we had a $40 coupon for my birthday! Reservations are a must. 3-hour free valet parking is available (get your ticket stamped). Enter on Brickell to get to Las Olas. (same valet parking as The Wharf). Enjoy!

                                                                                        12. PW

                                                                                          PattiW

                                                                                          Fort Lauderdale

                                                                                          13 reviews

                                                                                          4.0

                                                                                          13 reviews

                                                                                          Dined 7 days ago

                                                                                          overall4food5service5ambience4

                                                                                          Service was great. The Crab Donuts were awesome Only complaint was that I finally chose my dinner(Lobster roll) only to find out when I ordered u were out of Lobster Please have servers mention any items u are out of!!! I ended up w/the clam chowder baked potato as my dinner, which was good!

                                                                                        13. OT

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                                                                                          Washington DC

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          4.0

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          Dined 7 days ago

                                                                                          overall4food4service5ambience5

                                                                                          Great food. Oysters were not meaty. Enjoyed the service and the patience from our waiter Ray.

                                                                                        14. JA

                                                                                          JessicaA

                                                                                          Fort Lauderdale

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          Dined 7 days ago

                                                                                          overall5food4service5ambience5

                                                                                          Great service and outdoor view. Perfect for brunch by the water

                                                                                        15. OT

                                                                                          OpenTable Diner

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                                                                                          4.0

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          Dined on May 15, 2022

                                                                                          overall4food4service5ambience4

                                                                                          The snapper was excellent, bacon wrapped dates amazing didn’t love the ceviche

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                                                                                          Wilmington

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          3.0

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          Dined on May 15, 2022

                                                                                          overall3food3service5ambience5

                                                                                          Decided to try this place after seeing their Instagram. Made reservations for a party of 8. Wanted outdoor seating but due to the rain we had to be seated inside, they accommodated us well. Very nice and attentive staff. Daniel’s was our waitress and she was amazing! Very friendly, gave recommendations, attentive. Ambiance and aesthetics were super nice. Wasn’t impressed at all by the food. They ran out of trout, only thing on IG that looked yummy. Crab donuts, cornbread and smoked fish dip was to die for, so good. Fried chicken and shrimp was ok. Salmon had no flavor, shrimp & grits, not too good and the lobster roll was a disappointment.. the drinks were good tho. 10/10 - Ambiance, vibe and staff. 4/10- food

                                                                                        17. MB

                                                                                          MBlake

                                                                                          Miami

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          Dined on May 14, 2022

                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                          Daniella our server was simply amazing!!! The food was prepared well and delish

                                                                                        18. OT

                                                                                          OpenTable Diner

                                                                                          Miami

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          4.0

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          Dined on May 14, 2022

                                                                                          overall4food5service5ambience5

                                                                                          Great service! We tried lots of apps and got the brussels and mac and cheese for sides. They were great together! My favorite appetizer was the Chorizo Dates. Must have! 🤤

                                                                                        19. K

                                                                                          Kaylynn

                                                                                          Miami

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          3.0

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          Dined on May 14, 2022

                                                                                          overall3food2service5ambience4

                                                                                          The ambiance and service was amazing. The food was not. The seafood was EXTREMELY fishy tasting, and under seasoned. The fries we got were hard and cold. I was definitely expecting it to be a lot better, and was very disappointed with it being my birthday dinner.

                                                                                        20. OT

                                                                                          OpenTable Diner

                                                                                          Fort Lauderdale

                                                                                          3 reviews

                                                                                          3.0

                                                                                          3 reviews

                                                                                          Dined on May 14, 2022

                                                                                          overall3food3service2ambience4

                                                                                          Service was slow and super unfriendly. Not a smile to be had on her face. She was super unhelpful when it came to the menu, and many things we ordered from the menu were “out” or apparently not even options?? Food was fine, but the lackluster service left much to be desired.

                                                                                        21. OT

                                                                                          OpenTable Diner

                                                                                          San Francisco

                                                                                          2 reviews

                                                                                          2.0

                                                                                          2 reviews

                                                                                          Dined on May 13, 2022

                                                                                          overall2food2service2ambience3

                                                                                          Our table was forgotten by our server. Food was served and server gone!! Octopus and shrimp and grits were tasty but portions are very small. Seafood chowder was inedible, burger overcooked and dry, fish fillet undercooked and slimy. Half of the food was left on the plates. Waters were not refilled, I had to get up myself and grab a bottle of water. We sat there for a very long time before we could get our servers attention to get the check. Not a good birthday experience.

                                                                                        22. WD

                                                                                          WDVado

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          3.0

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          Dined on May 13, 2022

                                                                                          overall3food3service4ambience4

                                                                                          Cocktails and service were wonderful! Location and ambience were good. Food was average, passable.

                                                                                        23. DD

                                                                                          DeviousDiego

                                                                                          Miami

                                                                                          4 reviews

                                                                                          vip
                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                          4 reviews

                                                                                          Dined on May 13, 2022

                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                          The food is amazing. Every dish was delicious. Great service.

                                                                                        24. OT

                                                                                          OpenTable Diner

                                                                                          Fort Lauderdale

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          2.0

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          Dined on May 8, 2022

                                                                                          overall2food1service5ambience4

                                                                                          Service was great, food was underwhelming. Everything had the same flavor

                                                                                        25. AZ

                                                                                          AshleyZ

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          4.0

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          Dined on May 8, 2022

                                                                                          overall4food5service2ambience4

                                                                                          Had slow service but good food. It wasn’t good enough for the price paid. My friend had to send his steak back 4 times to get it right. They did take care of it for us, but still. He couldn’t eat at the same time we did.

                                                                                        26. f

                                                                                          flipmarc

                                                                                          Fort Lauderdale

                                                                                          2 reviews

                                                                                          2.0

                                                                                          2 reviews

                                                                                          Dined on May 8, 2022

                                                                                          overall2food2service4ambience2

                                                                                          It was Mother’s Day and we wanted to try something different. Our waitress was very nice and accommodating. The seats were very hard and uncomfortable. The table made me feel like something was missing. It was an empty feeling although there were people there. The atmosphere was not really what I was expecting. I felt as though the establishment was hanging on to either being a nice upscale seafood restaurant to just a place near the water where you can get something to eat. Our wine was warm and Pinot Noir should be served at room temperature. Or slightly cooler. This wine was like warm water. You would think for $18 a glass at least this would be detailed that would not be missed which puts me in the mindset that the restaurant is hanging on to an upscale atmosphere that’s just not there. Our initial glass of water was warm as well. I have to ask for some ice. Houston’s water comes out ice cold without ice…every visit. We all thought the entrees were bland. My whole snapper had a nice sauce that did not finish well as most Thai-like sauces. The fish had absolutely no seasoning to it. It was FISHY. We loved the cornbread and the chowder soup was good. The crab cakes were ok. Nothing to really rave about. I wish I would have gotten a burger or some other sandwich. I really feel this establishment needs to pay more attention to the small details and get better seating inside. Something tells me it was either and off day or just under staffed. In an effort to live enhance the atmosphere or user experience, you would need to replace the silverware. Soup spoons are too wide and the forks look old and beaten down.

                                                                                        27. H

                                                                                          Hatchet

                                                                                          Nashville

                                                                                          3 reviews

                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                          3 reviews

                                                                                          Dined on May 8, 2022

                                                                                          overall5food5service4ambience4

                                                                                          The manager and server were great! This food was delicious . The service was a little hectic but it was Mother’s Day so I totally understand.

                                                                                        28. OT

                                                                                          OpenTable Diner

                                                                                          Fort Lauderdale

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          3.0

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          Dined on May 8, 2022

                                                                                          overall3food2service3ambience4

                                                                                          We went for Mother’s Day. I ordered the chicken and waffles. The waffles were so dry that they would fall apart. And the chicken had a weird texture and look. Maybe it wasn’t cooked all the way. I’m not sure. All of the other dishes that were ordered came out nicely.

                                                                                        29. A

                                                                                          Alina

                                                                                          Fort Lauderdale

                                                                                          4 reviews

                                                                                          vip
                                                                                          4.0

                                                                                          4 reviews

                                                                                          Dined on May 8, 2022

                                                                                          overall4food4service4ambience5

                                                                                          The food was great, servers are super friendly and the atmosphere was fun! Would definitely return! 🥂

                                                                                        30. CJ

                                                                                          CoreyJ

                                                                                          Orlando

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          Dined on May 8, 2022

                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                          What an amazing experience we had on Mother's Day. Thank you to Bella and her team for making our Mother feel special and loved. The rose was a lovely touch to add for all the mothers.

                                                                                        31. MH

                                                                                          MilaH

                                                                                          New England

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          Dined on May 8, 2022

                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience3

                                                                                          Mother’s Day

                                                                                        32. OT

                                                                                          OpenTable Diner

                                                                                          Atlanta

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          vip
                                                                                          1.0

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          Dined on May 8, 2022

                                                                                          overall1food1service4ambience1

                                                                                          Had to send the fish back it was overcooked and ended up getting a burger and my friend ate The fish and got sick. Just go here for appetizers and drinks and then go somewhere else on Las Olas For dinner. Waitresses was great none of this was her fault of course.

                                                                                        33. OT

                                                                                          OpenTable Diner

                                                                                          Miami

                                                                                          2 reviews

                                                                                          1.0

                                                                                          2 reviews

                                                                                          Dined on May 7, 2022

                                                                                          overall1food1service1ambience1

                                                                                          Going to rate this place a 1 star until we are advised as to who stole my mothers mother day card .. either the waitress or the bar back

                                                                                        34. E

                                                                                          Erincc77

                                                                                          Fort Lauderdale

                                                                                          11 reviews

                                                                                          vip
                                                                                          3.0

                                                                                          11 reviews

                                                                                          Dined on May 7, 2022

                                                                                          overall3food3service5ambience2

                                                                                          Our server was friendly and attentive. The food was good but not worth the price. We had the crab donuts and lobster toast. They were tasty but very small portions, particularly the lobster toast which was about the size of my thumb. Our entrees were tasty but came out lukewarm. We were seated inside with a small view of the river. There weren’t many guests inside but the noise level of other patrons and the volume of the music was very loud. The complimentary valet was a plus. I doubt we will be back.

                                                                                        35. RH

                                                                                          RonnieH

                                                                                          New York Area

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          4.0

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          Dined on May 7, 2022

                                                                                          overall4food4service5ambience3

                                                                                          Waitress was amazing! person who brought food probably thought we had forks already to each our desert with. Nope! easy to solve, I got up and got us forks.

                                                                                        36. OT

                                                                                          OpenTable Diner

                                                                                          Philadelphia

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          Dined on May 6, 2022

                                                                                          overall5food5service4ambience5

                                                                                          I thoroughly enjoyed the food and the restaurant. I ordered the garlic Parmesan trout and it was so delicious! The restaurant was super nice and good ambiance. Highly recommend!

                                                                                        37. r

                                                                                          rsod

                                                                                          Miami

                                                                                          58 reviews

                                                                                          vip
                                                                                          4.0

                                                                                          58 reviews

                                                                                          Dined on May 6, 2022

                                                                                          overall4food5service5ambience4

                                                                                          Good portions, everything tasted fresh. Excellent service. A little pricey

                                                                                        38. NM

                                                                                          NinaM

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          Dined on May 6, 2022

                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                          Michelle was wonderful. She really added to our experience.

                                                                                        39. AC

                                                                                          AnnaC

                                                                                          New York Area

                                                                                          5 reviews

                                                                                          vip
                                                                                          1.0

                                                                                          5 reviews

                                                                                          Dined on May 5, 2022

                                                                                          overall1food1service1ambience1

                                                                                          No where to park. Valet very rudy and told us the lot was full. Never made it !!!

                                                                                        40. JA

                                                                                          JoanieA

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          4.0

                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                          Dined on May 3, 2022

                                                                                          overall4food4service4ambience3

                                                                                          It was nice but the decor was a lot of fake plants and somewhat yucky. The food was tasty and fresh though. Not sure it was worth a $200 tab.

                                                                                        Safety precautions

                                                                                        • Cleaning & sanitizing

                                                                                          • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
                                                                                          • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
                                                                                          • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
                                                                                          • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
                                                                                          • Contactless payment available
                                                                                        • Physical distancing

                                                                                          • Limited number of seated diners
                                                                                          • Extra space between tables
                                                                                        • Protective equipment

                                                                                          • Waitstaff wear masks
                                                                                          • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
                                                                                        • Screening

                                                                                          • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

                                                                                        FAQs

                                                                                        Rivertail is rated 4 stars by 1089 OpenTable diners.

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                                                                                        Google Map for Rivertail

                                                                                        4 West Las Olas Blvd Suite 120 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

                                                                                        Dining areas

                                                                                        Additional information

                                                                                        • Cross street

                                                                                          South Andrews Bridge and Las Olas Blvd.

                                                                                        • Neighborhood

                                                                                          Downtown

                                                                                        • Hours of operation

                                                                                          Brunch Sun 11:00 am–4:00 pm Lunch Sat 12:00 pm–4:00 pm Happy Hour Tue–Fri 4:00 pm–7:00 pm Dinner Tue–Thu 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–11:00 pm Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm

                                                                                        • Cuisines

                                                                                          Seafood

                                                                                        • Dining style

                                                                                          Casual Dining

                                                                                        • Dress code

                                                                                          Resort Casual

                                                                                        • Parking details

                                                                                          There are several parking garages close and one even adjacent to Rivertail. Auto Nation Parking Garage, Government Parking Garage and 4 West Las Olas Parking Garage. Prices vary by the hour. Metered street parking is also available within a short walking distance.

                                                                                        • Payment options

                                                                                          AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

                                                                                        • Executive chef

                                                                                          José Mendín

                                                                                        • Additional

                                                                                          Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

                                                                                        • Phone number

                                                                                          (954) 306-2665

                                                                                        • Private party facilities

                                                                                          We welcome you to explore our Private Dining options, perfect for any occasion.

                                                                                        • Private party contact

                                                                                          Events Specialist: (954) 306-2665

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