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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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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab cakes” (30 reviews)
“walleye” (28 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
112 Muskingum Ave, Zanesville, OH 43701-4921
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were on our way from Indianapolis, IN to Hagerstown, MD and at lunch time, my wife went to the Internet to see if any good restaurant were in the area we were driving at the time. Several were recommended. My wife...More

Thank SrSarge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in while traveling through based on reviews. My grilled walleye Reuben was fantastic, and so was the fish, slaw, and clam chowder lunch special. The river view from the patio is spectacular. The place doesn't look like much from the outside but don't...More

Thank Patricia T
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Great outside eating area with a nice view of the river. We ordered the prime rib and Crab cakes for our dinner. We also had a potato soup that was delicious. Service could have been more attentive, they forgot the sour cream and butter and...More

Thank Maureen C
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Went with friends and it was their first time. Our waitress was on the ball and was very knowledgable...not pushy but there when we needed her. The food....Saturday is prime rib night....excellent choice.....ribs...fall off the bone done, just the way I like them....crab cakes. ...very...More

Thank 49billw
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

On vacation we came upon this place through TripAdvisor. You don’t steer us wrong! My husband got the barbecue ribs and was pleased with the fall off the bones ribs and a tasty sauce. He chose onion rings and slaw as the sides. The rings...More

Thank Windchy
Reviewed 1 October 2018

We had a group of 16 for a special reunion dinner. The food and service were excellent. We discovered that our car would not start when we were about to leave. Since it was Sunday, we had to leave our car in their parking lot...More

Thank Traveler97781
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Family took us for our first visit. From the surrounding area and outside appearance we weren’t expecting much. However we were seated inside by a window overlooking patio seating and the Muskingum River which was quite pleasant. We enjoyed their unique wedge salad, crab cakes...More

Thank Ziegpj
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We found this restaurant by reading reviews before we stopped for the night. When we checked into Hampton Inn we asked about the restaurant and was told it was the best. Lived up to the reviews. My brother had the prime rib and it was...More

Thank ElmoSanDiego
Reviewed 9 September 2018

My husband I and went here with another couple while on a 2 day motorcycle trip in the area. Upon arriving and seeing the exterior, river and surrounding brick warehouses I could tell it was going to be my kind of place. I took a...More

Thank Rainelle T
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Over six years have passed since my last visit to Zanesville and Muddy Miser. Back in 2012 my dining experience was mediocre; however, I did enjoy the atmosphere (sat inside then). This time around, I enjoyed a midweek dinner on the back patio facing the...More

Thank Keystone_Traveler
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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
  • Food
  • Value
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, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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