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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 #110 of 3,613 restaurants in Miami
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $20
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
Joplin, MO
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
2 helpful votes 2 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
Senior Contributor
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
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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
Top Contributor
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
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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
28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Say hello to Shawn and go between 4:30 and 7 pm weeknights when oysters are 1/2 price. they offer specials and scollops were exceptional the night i was there.

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Tampa, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Horrible access and parking at 7pm. I wasn't blown away by the food. Not much bang for the buck. Sat at a table next to some guy yelling at his girl friend "F_ck...F_ck.." Wait Staff did nothing.

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Tampa, Florida
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

This was a nice little restaurant with great happy hour deals on drinks and half price raw oysters. I suggest a reservation though, as we were there on a Friday evening and had to wait for a seat to open up at the bar. The grilled oysters were good and they had a variety of raw oysters from different areas.

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