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River Oyster Bar

650 S Miami Ave, Brickel Village, Miami, FL 33130-3016
+1 305-530-1915
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“oysters” (150 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
650 S Miami Ave, Brickel Village, Miami, FL 33130-3016
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We have enjoyed dinner here many times in the past year. Always fresh delicious food. The fresh oysters and fish are outstanding. Charred Brussels and smoked cauliflower are outstanding, the Wine list is great and a good value. The atmosphere is fun and always buzzing....More

Thank Lisa E
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Came to River on a Friday with reservations and still had to wait ~10 minutes so I’d suggest getting a reservation. We were seated at the oyster bar which was okay but not a great location to have a conversation as it was kind of...More

Thank Danielle C
Reviewed 5 days ago

We enjoyed PEI oysters on the half shell as an appetizer. My wife said her sushi-grade tuna was outstanding and my redfish was delicious. We appreciated the large and varied wine list. We enjoyed the lively bar scene and our server was knowledgeable, professional and...More

Thank JungleTrailJones
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was another stop on our trip around Florida. It was a great description of Oysters from around the world. The other items (predominantly different types of grilled fish) were also delicious

Thank David L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always good food oysters out of this world the fish is so fresh consistently time after time been eating here over 10 years and it’s always the same

Thank Roosty41
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked our table for 6pm so that we could take advantage of the happy hour oysters and give that we consumed18 between 2 people I’m glad we did. Service was excellent with our waiter reminding us happy hour was about to r d do...More

Thank An_Expat_Wife
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been looking for months around various Miami and Fort Lauderdale seafood restaurants for a really good, authentic Maine Lobster Roll/Sandwich. Everyone else's offerings are either too much mayo, too spicy or sadly reinvented. The River Oyster Bar finally delivered the absolute best one...More

Thank jdaze11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I always loved this place but last night I had the best experience! Love the new setting with the enlarged bar space. I had the best oyster selection you can dream of and a lobster roll, fantastic! Great service, will be back soon!

Thank totina
Reviewed May 16, 2018

Very different from all the 'new, many franchised restaurants in Miami. An original South Florida restaurant offering first class service and the best seafood ever. We rarely make reservations and prefer to do the walk-in routine. We chose to dine at the eating section of...More

Thank joeWestIndies
Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

If you are a foodie and a seafood lover then a visit to this quaint and moderately priced restaurant is a definite must visit! The seafood options are amazingly fresh and flavorful. My most favourite option is the Chinese style snapper..#omg

Thank Monalisa43
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
4:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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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