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River Oyster Bar

#65 of 3,397 Restaurants in Miami
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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650 South Miami Avenue, Brickel Village, Miami, FL 33130 (7th Street)
+1 305-530-1915
12:00 - 22:30
Closed now
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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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110 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I should have been here long time ago living in Brickell for several years. Finally after just coming back in town I decided with a business college to go there. We decided to only have starters and we had a whole bunch of them and I must say all of them was excellent, I did not take photos but I... More 

Thank Magnus G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is super good, especially sea food. Try scallops and lobster, you will not disappointed. The location and service are also very good

Thank Elena M
Madrid, Spain
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37 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Around a month ago we started frequenting this restaurant. To be honest, in general it is good, but lately it has shown signs of reckless attitude. We have always liked the food with a few exceptions, which happens, nothing is perfect. However, we find that the service is slow, has an attitude and a certain air of arrogance or maybe... More 

Thank Tom S
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here for lunch on a recent trip to Miami and was pleasantly surprised by their fresh selection of oysters. They have a very extensive selection of oysters but I'm partial to PEI and they had about 3 different selections of those on the menu. They were so fresh and delicious. We also tried the whole snapper and curry... More 

Thank LeonaBlack
Hollywood, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was at the Mandarin Oriental to meet a relative from DC and wanted a nice place nearby to have lunch and visit. We scored on both counts. The Prix Fixe meal was delicious- choice of appetizer- we had the nymph clams, seafood stew, dessert. This changes weekly. We also ordered the Coconut Mussels and Curried Fisherman's Stew which had lots... More 

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Aix-en-Provence, France
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

It is a great place to have lunch, dinnern with family friends couple business. nice view food is very good

Thank marta03_2_12
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We visited for the first time during Happy Hour. Their oyster selection is impressive - east coast, west coast and Canada. We will definitely do it again!

Thank Benigno G
Fox Point, WI
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150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Apparently good things come to those that wait. Different to get a table so plan ahead and make a reservation.

Thank stillalarm
Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

My husband surprised me with a Spa day and date night to this restaurant. Cocktails - lemon drop and Moscow mike were excellent. Price was very reasonable. They had gluten free vodka (Copain, Titos) which was awesome! Service - it was busy so it was slow as expected. Waiter was knowledgeable about gluten free. Food quality - oysters were fresh... More 

Thank Beth L
Portland, Tennessee
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Everyone ordered something different at our table and we all really enjoyed the flavors of each serving. The gazpacho was amazing, and the crab cakes were stellar, as well. everything tasted fresh and flavorful, and between my gazpacho and crab cakes, I was well-fed. My husband complained that the IPA was not good, but the other drinks were good. We... More 

Thank Becca S

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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
US$20 - US$20
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 00:00
16:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 650 South Miami Avenue, Brickel Village, Miami, FL 33130
    (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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?