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River Bar & Lounge


The Cloister

Casual & creative. With a French and European twist.


Where Chef Armando presents classic dishes inspired by his love for French and European style cooking, with a modern, creative touch that meet today’s desire for lighter, healthier food. All in a casual, fun, hotspot, with illuminated wine cases full of old and new world wines and specialty cocktails all of which augment an already exceptional meal. Where sunlight flows during the day and sunsets offer spectacular views over the river from table, bar or banquette seating. And where you’ll find something to delight your taste buds, thanks to local ingredients, flavors and dishes from around the world, prepared with a French and European twist. Join us for a memorable lunch, a drink at the bar, or a cozy supper. You will leave wishing you could take Chef Armando and his team home with you.

Price Range:

$$$

Location:

The Cloister
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Attire:

Before 5 p.m., casual attire is acceptable. Tank tops and swim attire are not permitted.

After 5 p.m., a collared shirt is required for gentlemen. Well-kept denim is acceptable. Tank tops and swim and fitness attire are not permitted.

Reservations:

Not taken.

In Chef Armando's Own Words

Growing up in a closely knit family, every meal was an experience and gathering place for multiple family members, which inspired me to make cooking my profession. I feel a great sense of responsibility and passion about making every meal at the River Bar a memorable experience. The menu I have created uses French and European techniques because I find their focus on passion and finesse inspiring. My mother instilled in me that passion is what makes life worth living and I can’t wait to share my passion for cooking with you.

Soupe

Hors d’oeuvres

Accompagnements – $9 each

Salade

Sandwiches

Soupe

Hors d'oeuvres

Salade

Plats Principaux

Du Boeuf

La Sauces – $3 each

Accompagnements – $9/each

Desserts

Coffee

Hot Tea

Snacks

Entrées

Sides – $8 each

Desserts

*Our Sea Island Team takes allergies very seriously. Before placing your order or consuming any food or beverage, please alert a service team member about any allergy you or your party may have. Our product may contain wheat, egg, dairy, soy, fish, or other allergens even if not listed on the menu. As required by the State of Georgia, we provide this information: “Consuming raw or undercooked meats, Poultry, Seafood, Shellfish, or Eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions.”

River Bar Lounge


Enjoy some good company and a vintage malt whiskey, port, or cognac in a great atmosphere at the new River Bar Lounge. Grand leather chairs. Wood-paneled walls. Old nautical charts and exquisite paintings. And a ceiling made of heart of cypress and pecky cypress beams more than 200 years old. An extension of the River Bar restaurant, the lounge oozes charm and character, the perfect backdrop for nightcap, a relaxing bite, or to catch the game on TV.

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The Cloister

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