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River Oyster Bar

#77 of 3,340 Restaurants in Miami
Certificate of Excellence
$$
Downtown
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650 S Miami Ave, Brickel Village, Miami, FL 33130-3016 (7th Street)
13055301915
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Today
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 4:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Holland
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a very nice restaurant , they served a lot of different delicious oysters ,near the Miami River Very friendly staff

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Thank LiaSlappendel
Miami, Florida
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148 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

River Oyster Bar is a Brickell-area predominantly seafood restaurant that has an old-fashioned "neighborhood" bar/restaurant feel, while delivering very superior food and drink -- It's a real downtown Miami gem! Parking is a challenge in this part of town, and is exacerbated by very, very heavy urban construction surrounding the area. In addition to very limited Park-by-phone street spaces, adjacent... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We made reservations at River Oyster Bar for 9:30 on a Friday night. It's a pretty small place, so if you are going during peak dining hours, I would definitely suggest getting a reservation. From the very start, our service was excellent. We ordered a watermelon margarita and a Stoney River from the bar. Both arrived very quickly and were... More 

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Thank KennyDC11
Casares, Spain
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Amazing place to enjoy great seafood; fantastic European wines with special friends!!! Great waiters!!! Try the mussels and the seafood stew! -:)

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Thank Francisco C
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

food is very good, latin flavors in fresh ceviches and nice oysters of course, service was very good and the food was very nice but it it a bit too loud for a romantic dinner

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Thank Karen Q
Miami Shores
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

On a whim we stopped in to grab dinner and boy did we luck out! Service was excellent from start to finish. We had a bottle of sparkling which our server presented flawlessly and offered to chill down a little more, followed by raw oysters, fire roasted oysters (skip these), an a la carte order of bison carpaccio from their... More 

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Thank Jennifer S
Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

This unpretentious dining spot made for a lovely night out. Our server was helpful, attentive and didn't miss a beat. Oysters were fresh and tasty. Black Grouper perfectly prepared and the side of fried rice had an incredible amount of crab meat, pleasantly surprised! The gnocchi with blue crab, shaved black truffle, parmigiana and basil was over the top and... More 

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Thank Leslie C
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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54 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

Went while on vacation with 2 kids minus my wife sadly left at home. Very accommodating of kids, good selection of non-fish options for them including vegetarian. I had assortment of crudos (snapper, mixed shellfish ceviche, and scallop tostadas). All excellent though the ceviche was too much and too citrus after the other two dishes -- poor planning by me.... More 

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Thank eternaloptimist815
Miami, Florida
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264 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

If you like oysters, this is your place. This is a great place to enjoy a happy hour with friends. River Oyster Bar has an excellent atmosphere, good decor and a large assortment of plates that encompass from plateau de fruits de mer (shellfish platter) to burgers.

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Thank Miamismith305
Hong Kong, China
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

I walked in and though I know the food to be what it is - the somewhat abrupt and "grumpy" Maitre D...was not the way I wanted to start my night. We don't live in Miami but love our F & B and enjoy what we know. My simple question on the renovation that had been done was met with... More 

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Thank Kavine V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $20
Cuisine
Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 650 S Miami Ave, Brickel Village, Miami, FL 33130-3016
    (7th Street)
  • Public Transportation: 8th Street Metro Mover
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 13055301915

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