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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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Today
12:00 pm - 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: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 32
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
If You're Driving I-70, Make This Your Stop For Lunch Or Dinner

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
matthewbcook
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Good for:
  • Scenic view
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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309 reviews 309 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
325 helpful votes 325 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
2 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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west virginia
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27 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We had dinner here and it was fantastic. We sat outside and enjoyed the river view. I had the fish sandwich and it was perfect. My friend had the shrimp and she loved it. The Zane Grey memorabilia is interesting. I definately recommend this place.

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Zanesville, Ohio
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

A true gem. No other place like it in zanesville. Great lunch menu with good quality ingredients. Summer time the back patio is my favorite outdoor dining spot on zanesville.

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Zanesville, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great atmosphere on the river. There is outdoor seating. Love to sit at the bar and look out over the river.

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Zanesville, Ohio, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Great quality food, good bar.....superb atmosphere; the restaurant has undergone an ownership change within the last 6 months; while the menu is not was it once was, food quality is excellent

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16 reviews 16 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

A rustic restaurant bordering the river, looks more like a smoky bar from the outside but if you enter you will find a quaint small well kept restaurant inside. Was here twice in 2 days. Staff was very pleasant. There is a small bar area, maybe 10 seats and 2 tvs. They have lots of wine, as a matter of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

While it is a bit pricey, this place has great food. Many unique menu items, specials, etc. Nice beer selection and full bar. Always a nice crowd and great service here as well.

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Olympia, Washington
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Fantastic service, patio with view of river, very relaxing, good food and interesting menu, A must for Zane Grey fans with lots of posters, pictures, books, letters, and a ceiling full of fishing rods all used by Zane Grey.

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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
  • 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?