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Muddy Waters Oyster Bar

$$ - $$$American, Seafood,
130 S Highland Ave, 130 S Highland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206-3931
+1 412-361-0555
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (12 reviews)
“raw oysters” (8 reviews)
“hush puppies” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Contemporary, Bar, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
130 S Highland Ave, 130 S Highland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206-3931
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1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely place Great food GREAT MUSIC! GREAT BAR! Don't miss Muddy Waters when visiting Pittsburg! Had the smoked fish dip app and shared the fried chicken dinner! Wowie! So good! Nola, you have competition! Tge perfectly " mixoligest " hand crafted drinks are not to...More

Thank DetroitWingedone
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great drinks, good food and nice atmosphere. Highly recommend the steak and the shrimp & grits. It’s specialty is raw oysters,which I don’t eat and it is still one of my favorite place! That should tell you something.

Thank michaelmoda
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Oysters + beignets + make-your-own Bloody Mary bar. Can’t say much more. Awesome food in a fun environment. On the bucket list for any Pittsburgher or visitor to the ‘burgh.

Thank Kim K
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Seven of us tried lots of different items. Oyster po boy was very good. Both the chargrilled oysters and steak had an aftertaste of fuel like starter fluid. Raw oysters were good. Special cornbread was very good.

Thank MikeyInLakewood
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Really liked this place. I started with fried green tomatoes. They were served with a pimento cheese spread and slaw. We got 5 large tomato slices - perfect for sharing. I also had a grapefruit wheat beer which was very refreshing. My friend got 6...More

Thank Pittsburghsasha
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

This was our second visit to Muddy Waters restaurant in east liberty... Started off with a Bloody Mary, they have a 20’ Long Bloody Mary bar for the fixings, shrimp, oysters, peppers , green beans , olives, celery, sun dried tomatoes... awesome !!! Then we...More

Thank Larry H
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner with my family during happy hour, and this place did not disappoint. Started with some of the oyster and champagne happy hour specials, which were delicious. I recommend the jambalaya and the alligator po boy. We also tried the Louisiana lobster...More

Thank jwalk21
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Good service and fun atmosphere. Good variety of mushrooms and great price for happy hour. Love soft shells on a sandwich but really too much sandwich both bun and veges. Go with MD style on plain white bread! Really. Good drinks, too

Thank 555JenniferL
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Great Bloody Mary Bar with 20 choices or more of condiments for your drink! Great cocktail selection. Service was great. Decor was really neat. Menu had many choices! Oyster specials and Happy Hour deals!

Thank A9809CVmelissag
Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant reminds me of dining on the ocean in South Carolina where I lived before Pittsburgh. The atmosphere on a nice warm sunny day is amazing. You can sit outside on a bar stool and watch all of the action in east liberty. It’s...More

1  Thank 859Beth
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $50
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Contemporary, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
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Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
4:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
4:30 PM - 12:00 AM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 S Highland Ave, 130 S Highland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206-3931
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-361-0555
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Description
Muddy Waters Oyster Bar is about shucking, peeling, and crackin' the finest shellfish America has to offer and cookin' up the best Cajun food this side of Mississipi. Po Boys', Gumbo, Jazz and blues that's how we get down round here. Bourbon, Beer, and Champagne flow like three rivers in this bar. Get on down to the east end, slurp down a dozen, crack a few cold ones and laissez le bon temps rouler!!
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