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River Oyster Bar

650 South Miami Avenue, Brickel Village, Miami, FL 33130 (Downtown)
305 530 1915
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Ranked #101 of 3,622 Restaurants in Miami
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $20 - $20
Sun 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thu 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: 7th Street
Transit: 8th Street Metro Mover
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English first
Miami, Florida
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Invited a client and his wife as they were visiting from overseas and he wanted to eat fish. the fish was very good, my client and me had the Halibut, needless to say it was the best I have had for quite some time. they had a very good selection with house specials and fish by itself and then you... More

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Miami, Florida
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254 reviews 254 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

One of our favorite spots in all of Miami. They will be moving in the next six months or so with the massive construction project being adjacent and encroaching a bit. As for our dinner, we arrived to a very lively scene on a recent Friday night. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. The hostess & manager both get... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

we had an excellent meal in that restaurant. Maine Lobster amazing.The service and personnel are nice. The menu ioffers a variety of dishes.

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Joplin, MO
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

My husband and I dined at the bar, and received great service from the wait staff on a Saturday evening. We took the bartender's suggestion and ordered a sampler platter of oysters. Six were from the East Coast (Island Creek, Rhode Island Wilds and Blue Points), and six were from the West Coast (Kumamoto, Sea Cow and Penn Cove). They... More

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Moscow, Russia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

To be honest I was expecting to try some good sea food and ordered fish soup and some grilled fillet. My wife ordered first ribs and as a second meal chicken. My guess wasn't so lucky as I expected, I cook better. And my wife got an over salted dishes. Despite all the wine and services were perfect. Maybe oysters... More

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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49 reviews 49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

If you aré looking for a nice seafood bar and Restaurant eventhough the surroundings aré under construction this is a nice place with great atmosphere to go to

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Miami Beach, Florida
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We went on a sunday night and the place was jumping. Ambiance was great, lots of energy and enthusiasm. Our server was knowledgeable but the service was slow. The oysters were very fresh but the entree, while tasty, was a bit overcooked. Overall prices were good, and i would go back for the oysters and give the entree's another try.

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Arlington, Virginia
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114 reviews 114 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

My husband and I met up with some friends in Miami for Sunday brunch. Our waiter was outstanding (unfortunately, I’m blanking on his name at the moment). There was a group of about 8 of us, we brunched for about 2 hours. The drinks were good, my husband enjoyed the bottomless bloody Mary special. I was debating with some food... More

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Rockledge, Florida, USA
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Fire grilled oysters are not something you find often. The offering here was one of the best I have had. Their fish dishes were also exceptional. Great appetizers such as chevice, and fresh conch salad. A bit noises and crowded but certainly worth a visit.

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Great selection of oyster and seafood. Best salt baked Bronzino ever. Delicious soft shelled crab and cioppino. Lively after work bar and energetic music. Service a little inattentive however.

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