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Muddy Misers Cool River Cafe

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112 Muskingum Ave, Zanesville, OH 43701
(740) 588-9210
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Went here for Father's day. Totally love the view, food and atmosphere. Food was fantastic. Beer ice cold. Don't miss this hole in the wall

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Zanesville, Ohio
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  • Scenic view
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Zanesville, Ohio
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Went here for Father's day. Totally love the view, food and atmosphere. Food was fantastic. Beer ice cold. Don't miss this hole in the wall

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Ebensburg, Pennsylvania
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229 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Traveling through, found this restaurant on TA, and figured we'd give it a shot. So glad we did. The atmosphere was great, kind of rustic bar like but warmer. The service was outstanding, prompt and on target. The two of us had walleye. Mine was over a bed of greens and was sufficient in portion and excellent in taste. The... More 

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Bellevue, Kentucky
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Recommended by the staffer at the visitor's bureau, this was a perfect start to our overnight in Zanesville. The historic building right on the river is charming. Though it was a hot day, the old trees shaded the wooden deck and made it comfortable. Both menu choices (fish-and-chips, and mac-n-cheese with hot slaw) were excellent.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Looked like biker bar. But enter in nice sitting area and wonderful outside seating to watch the river. The food exception all!!! Staff great. Definitely worth the visit

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Columbus, Ohio
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The patio is fabulous, and all of the servers were really nice. The food was very good but took a full hour to arrive. These were not complicated dishes - all side dishes and appetizers. I would go again if not in a hurry or too hungry.

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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We come through Zanesville all the time & are always looking for a good place to eat. This place had a great atmosphere, food & wait staff!! Plus outside eating!!! We will go back!!!!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We stopped on our way through because of the wonderful reviews. Cute place, not terribly busy for lunchtime, the menu looked good. We placed our order and waited. And waited...and waited some more. Waitress apologized for the slow service because all the tickets were placed at the same time - I don't care. After a 45 minute wait, we finally... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

While driving between Indianapolis and Reading, we stopped here for lunch after going over some reviews. What a great find! THE PLACE - The person we talked to on the phone gave vague directions, and we ended up in the wrong place. GPS took us right there. Lots of parking. Outdoor seating was right on the river, over-looking Zaneville's downtown.... More 

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Freeport, Pennsylvania
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308 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 353 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Located in a quiet part of Zanesville, this restaurant overlooks the Muskingum River. They have a quaint outdoor patio with seating, although it is not sheltered from the rain. They are known for steaks and I had a sirloin only because I thought they were a bit pricey. I was mostly satisfied with my steak although it was not as... More 

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Norwich, Ohio
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Love love love the outside patio that is shade covered, by the river, and lined with potted herbs. Delightful.

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Additional Information about Muddy Misers Cool River Cafe

Address: 112 Muskingum Ave, Zanesville, OH 43701
Phone Number: (740) 588-9210
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Zanesville
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 35
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Bar, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 112 Muskingum Ave, Zanesville, OH 43701
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Zanesville
  • Phone Number: (740) 588-9210

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 35
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Bar, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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