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Muddy Misers Cool River Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
112 Muskingum Ave, Zanesville, OH 43701-4921
+1 740-588-9210
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab cakes” (27 reviews)
“walleye” (29 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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112 Muskingum Ave, Zanesville, OH 43701-4921
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice, local, historic restaurant with ties to Zane Grey. I would recommend getting a reservation as it is a small venue and common to have a decent wait if you don’t have a reservation.

Thank rxjohn23
Reviewed 15 March 2018

.. I'm not going to rave about Muddy's like other people cause I really don't think it's THAT good, but the last time we were there it wasn't bad at all. I had heard the place has new ownership. Good service, great meal. Walleye Reuben...More

Thank GeoLynch
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Heard good things from reviews and neighbors of the restaurant having great seafood so we drove 1.5 hours to experience the food. We thought prices were possibly high but with seafood one never knows what to expect or how much a pile of food they...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 27 February 2018

I travel to Zanesville about every 6 months. Muddy Misers is a definite stop every time. I enjoy the service and ppl.

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

I wanted to try the #1 ranked restaurant in Zanesville . It had a bunch of old fishing pictures on walls. The food was amazing. I had the pulled pork po boy. They did a citus based BBQ for pulled pork. It was complimented by...More

1  Thank Roger S
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Nice riverfront restaurant with a view (even in winter). Lovely service, and nice feel to the place. The walls are adorned with all things related to Zane Grey (the writer/adventurer) which was nice to walk around and see. The food though...had the lemon chicken -...More

Thank Porthos7
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Had a nice dinner with colleagues. All the food was good. We had the steak special which was a very good deal for the money. Friendly service. Onion straws were delicious.

1  Thank rsiegel
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Half orders are just enough and the crab cake and shrimp are yummy! Nice selection of wine. Friendly staff and owner!

Thank Stephanie T
Reviewed 15 October 2017

This restaurant overlooks a river, so outdoor seating is very nice. We had reservations. We ordered right away. It took 45 min to get our food! Tables beside us that ordered after us were served in 20 minutes. My husband’s food was very good (crab...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We took to trip advisor to see what restaurant we wanted to visit while out driving around. This is a small little restaurant that sits on the Muskingum River. It has outdoor tables, which I highly recommend sitting at! Food was good as was the...More

Thank Jennifer P
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22 November 2016|
Response from JukeJointJimmy | Reviewed this property |
According to their Facebook page, they are closed on Thanksgiving day.
20 November 2016|
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Response from treborn1941 | Reviewed this property |
Their Sunday hours are 12 - 8
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 45
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
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 43701-4921
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Zanesville
  • Phone Number: +1 740-588-9210
Cozy, rustic dining with outside seating available in summer. Lunch and dinner specials daily.
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