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River Oyster Bar

#69 of 3,357 Restaurants in Miami
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Downtown
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650 S Miami Ave, Brickel Village, Miami, FL 33130-3016 (7th Street)
+1 305-530-1915
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Today
12:00 - 00:00
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 16:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 22:30
Fri 12:00 - 00:00
Sat 16:30 - 00:00
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Miami, Florida
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337 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Food was very good, seasonings, spices, etc. However, grouper filet was only the size of my palm (I have small hands!) for $30, it was a rip off. Cocktails were good and so were sides. Will return.

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Thank Trvlchnnl
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great atmosphere! We loved it! Great food and cocktails! I had the Stormy River and the Snapper filet. The smoked cauliflower was to die for! Also, the service was top notch!

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Thank Heather R
chicago
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So great, such DELICIOUS and fresh fish, such wonderful service!! And I wish I had those duck tacos right here right now!! This is my new favorite restaurant in Miami, or anywhere!!

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Thank kak007
Venice, Florida
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We ordered oysters from different states. The waiter explained where each oyster was from and the tast difference. He also left a review of oysters in case we forgot! It was fun to taste the difference. The Ceviche Mixto was a great explosion of tastes. Linguini and clams was interesting taste of different spices that was a special treat to... More 

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Thank Annette L
London
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77 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

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

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Thank Riss2013
Coral Gables, Florida
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131 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

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 

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Thank 2thdoc33133
Holland
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 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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152 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 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 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 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 

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Thank KennyDC11
Casares, Spain
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$20
Cuisine
Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 21:30
Monday
12:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
16:30 - 00:00
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
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 305-530-1915

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