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River Oyster Bar

#75 of 3,354 Restaurants in Miami
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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650 S Miami Ave, Brickel Village, Miami, FL 33130-3016 (7th Street)
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Open now
All 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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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great vibe, busy and buzzing! Good food and service only downside is felt a bit squashed sitting at the bar eating.

Thank Riss2013
Coral Gables, Florida
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128 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went with friends who'd gone before and highly recommended it. They were 100% correct. To start, we had oyster-vodka shots and the cold lump blue crab salad app, terrific! They serve the crab salad with a red cocktail sauce and an even tastier yellow sauce.The warm rye & corn bread basket was great, as were the warm butter and... More 

Thank 2thdoc33133
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

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

Thank LiaSlappendel
Miami, Florida
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149 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

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 

Thank byMT305
Nashville, Tennessee
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 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 

Thank KennyDC11
Casares, Spain
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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! -:)

Thank Francisco C
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4 of 5 bubbles 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

Thank Karen Q
Miami Shores
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Jennifer S
Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Leslie C
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $20
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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?