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Muddy Misers Cool River Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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112 Muskingum Ave, Zanesville, OH 43701
+1 740-588-9210
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Zanesville, Ohio
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63 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They offer a unique menu. It's great to go in the summer and sit on the patio by the river. The wine list is ok. Service is good. A nice place to go and have a good meal with friends.

1 Thank JoD R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food for lunch! Clean, friendly and the wait staff was pleasant. Perfect stop off to avoid the chain food overpriced places. We received healthy home made food In a friendly locally owned business.

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The owners are very involved and always make you feel welcome. A great place to have dinner and drinks.

Thank teresan249
New Albany, Ohio
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

Went here before a Bret Michaels concert. Atmosphere was good. Simple local place. Beer wine menu ok. Had the wings and shrimp for dinner. Average food. Prices were in line. Overall nothing special.

Thank Jasson F
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183 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016

We stopped here on the way to Ohio from NJ and saw it was highly recommended in the AAA guide and gave it a try. While there were no cars in the parking lot, we were warmly greeted and sat down to a wonderful meal. The dining room was dark and filled with a variety of stuffed animals including a... More 

Thank njgramps
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

Had the chicken cordon blue sandwich it was excellent well priced and the service as always was great

Thank Allen D
Fountain Hills, Arizona
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31 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

From the exterior, you would not expect much. It is a simple place, the decor is appropriate for a rivers edge location. However, the restaurant was clean, food was exceptional. The waitress was professional, well trained and exuded warm small town charm.

Thank NKR9
Ovid, Michigan
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

Rustic and romantic - looking over the river. Great menu - generous portions and full bar. Friendly and helpful staff.

Thank K14BP
Union City
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

An amazing view and a quaint little restaurant. There's also a wonderful scenic road from i70 to get there. Don't be alarmed by the seemingly abandoned area. I am a city girl and was surprised to see almost no one around town on a Saturday. The ribs and mac n cheese were great. The burger was so-so. The decor was... More 

Thank Amneris F
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

Great food and great service, this place never disappoints !!!! Come for the food and hang out with great company !!

Thank Tim G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $40
American, Bar, Pub
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 Muskingum Ave, Zanesville, OH 43701
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Zanesville
  • Phone Number: +1 740-588-9210

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