Comfort-fare titans at The 4th of May Cafe conjure a hearty hodgepodge of overstuffed sandwiches on home-baked bread, local seafood, and fluffy omelets to fill regulars’ stomach vacancies throughout the day. The breakfast menu rousts slumbering appetites with seafood omelets ($7) that cradle fresh, local shrimp and crab together with onions and peppers. Chefs fry or grill the lunch-and-dinner menu's chicken fingers ($3.99) before dressing them in blackening seasoning, buffalo sauce, or an adorable onesie. Slices of meatloaf ($10) arrive at tables beneath blankets of brown gravy, and crab-salad rolls ($8.99) wield blue crab, Hellmann’s mayonnaise, and purple onions. Cuban sandwiches ($9) bridge hoagie-roll halves with roasted pork loin, honey-maple ham, monterey jack cheese, and a handful of suspension cables.
Although the resort is within 100 miles of Augusta and Savannah, there's so much to do onsite that you may not want to leave. In addition to bird and deer hunts, you can practice your shot in the skeet-shooting range or do battle on the paintball course, which features commando-style trenches and forts. There's also a pair of state parks within an hour's drive: George L. Smith, famous for its 1880 gristmill, and Magnolia Springs, home to turtles, alligators, and escaped mascots.Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.
Roberto's appeases weekday appetites with fresh, handmade Mexican meals. The restaurant's extensive menu is teeming with a diverse selection of south-of-the-border eats, mouthwateringly bookended with the guest-favorite guacamole ($1.99 small; $3.99 large) and finishing with crispy, golden brown sopapillas ($2.99). Sink veggie-loving teeth into chilies rellenos, poblanos stuffed with melted cheese, fried in egg batter, and tastily trebucheted onto waiting taste buds ($6.50). The el matador chicken dinner dresses itself in buttery batter, Spanish sauce, and melted cheese ($8.29) and crunchy corn chapulas dream of tummy vacations under comforters of refried beans, ground beef, guacamole, and shredded cheese ($6.99).
Amid the casual-yet-elegant ambiance of Aubri Lane's Restaurant, diners tackle hunger pangs with a spread of contemporary Southern dishes crafted from fresh seafood, choice meats, and organic vegetables. An eclectic menu launches meals into a concert of melodious mmmms with starters such as spicy seared tuna or cornmeal-crusted oysters with marinated cucumbers, hearts of palm, and mignonette aioli. Anxious chompers safely converge around hearty hunks of grilled filet found in a platter of steak frites; forkfuls of pecan-crusted Carolina trout skirt past tonsil bodyguards with help from lemon-chive brown butter and CIA members that specialize in esophageal espionage. Feasting groups can also entertain restless jazz hands by corralling a 10-ounce burger or bayou chicken sandwich, which cruise up to tables accompanied by a sidecar of fries or fresh salad. Additionally, sips from a glass of house wine help chase savory bites and irrigate parched pipes for midmeal chatter or postmeal yodeling competitions.
The culinary crew at Amici Italian Café constructed a menu brimming with pizza, pasta, sandwiches, and calzones fit to stuff empty stomach canyons. Embark on mouth-filling journeys with a helping of hot wings ($7.95 for 10) or a saucy meatball sub ($8.50). House pasta creations include four-cheese lasagna ($11.95), and prosciutto ham and artichoke cappelini swimming in a savory sea of white wine, lemon, extra virgin olive oil, garlic, and cracked black pepper ($11.95). Fresh spinach, mushrooms, and feta cheese mingle atop the blonde greek pizza ($12.95 for an 11"), but hungry inventors can also build their own pies, calzones ($8.95+), or edible cotton gins with more than 30 topping options.
Barberitos assuages stubborn hunger pangs with a zesty mixture of fresh, made-to-order Southwestern fare. A popular option on the diverse menu, the Heavy D burrito tests tortilla strength with portions of rice, beans, meat, cheese, salsa, guacamole, sour cream, and lettuce ($6.79). Because meals, like pacemakers, can be fun to put together oneself, Barberitos serves sizzling fajitas that moisten mouths with a platter of meat, three taco shells, and tasty toppings ready for assembly ($8.99–$9.99). On Fridays only, jerk fish tacos prove they're actually quite nice with a medley of grilled tilapia, cheese, guacamole, cilantro, and lime ($3.59). Meat dodgers can indulge in vegetarian options such as the vegetarian quesadilla, a grilled 10-inch tortilla filled with cheese and beans or a choice of vegetables ($5.39). Festive colors accent the cantina's interior, matching the zest of the culinary treats found within its lively confines.