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The River Oyster Bar



650 South Miami Avenue
Miami, FL 33130

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(305) 530-1915

Hours

  • Sunday: 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
  • Monday: 11:30 am - 5:00 pm, 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
  • Tuesday: 11:30 am - 5:00 pm, 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
  • Wednesday: 11:30 am - 5:00 pm, 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
  • Thursday: 11:30 am - 5:00 pm, 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
  • Friday: 11:30 am - 5:00 pm, 6:00 pm - Midnight
  • Saturday: 5:30 pm - Midnight

Cuisine: American Restaurants, Bars, Seafood Restaurants

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4.9 of 5.0 from 117 reviews


price range:$26 to $50

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  • Gabriela JUnfortunately they did not have the so famous Gnocchi. The mushroom flatbread was good, the tuna tartar and bacalao croquettes was OK. Make sure you call before if you are coming for the Gnocchi.

    33333 by Gabriela J


  • Valerie MSuch a big variety of oysters here. Must visit in Miami!

    55555 by Valerie M


  • Kyle B.Great happy hour specials. Discounted drinks, half-price East and West Coast oysters, and a small food menu with delicious duck tacos and oyster buns.

    55555 by Kyle B.


  • Marc S.Great selection of oysters: around a dozen tonight, from PEI, MA, RI, and WA. Recommended.

    55555 by Marc S.


  • Kirill LGo for the happy hour oysters

    55555 by Kirill L


  • Juju TRoasted oysters are delish!

    55555 by Juju T


  • Nicolas DYou cant go wrong. Consistent, amazing food, always!

    55555 by Nicolas D


  • Tom CFirst time trying bar snaks. Yes! Duk taco clam bums.

    55555 by Tom C


  • Nelson V. MAn outstanding service, great variety of different clams and oysters for different tastes. Great seafood!

    55555 by Nelson V. M


  • Olga FThe gem! Every dish is really great! Always fresh oysters and friendly stuff.

    55555 by Olga F


  • Marcelo TEverything un the raw bar. Hamburger was simple but memorable!! Delicious...

    55555 by Marcelo T


  • Barbara SLos ostiones están maravillosos! El crabcake delicioso! Excelente ambiente y agradable servicio

    55555 by Barbara S


  • DAYANA SEVERYTHING is delicious here! The ceviche, the blue crab gnocchi is a must! The oysters!!! Loved this place.

    55555 by DAYANA S


  • Sofia C.Incredible Happy Hour deals and wide variety of oysters. Order a platter with all the available types and then choose your favorites (mine are Beach Point and Blue Point 💙🐚) for a second round.

    55555 by Sofia C.


  • Nikol A.Let the staff select your oysters if you are unsure...fantastic!!!

    55555 by Nikol A.


  • Dennis RThis is the ONLY place to go for oysters.. PERIOD! -Dennis Mancino

    55555 by Dennis R


  • René L.Delish! Loved the Brussel sprouts, the tuna and the crab cakes. Nice atmosphere and great central location.

    55555 by René L.


  • Stephen S.Oysters & the Fish Ceviche. Delish!

    55555 by Stephen S.


  • Sarah M.Great happy hour deals! All of the food is amazing

    55555 by Sarah M.


  • Paula F.Great place for fresh oysters!

    55555 by Paula F.


  • Анечка CCome here during the happy hour and u can get double amount of oysters ,cas the price from 3$ for piece goes to only 1.50$ 🙈😱

    55555 by Анечка C


  • Katerina S.Very good food, AWESOME service👏🏼😍

    55555 by Katerina S.


  • Debra FernaldOpen kitchen.

    55555 by Debra Fernald


  • Debra FernaldLive it here

    55555 by Debra Fernald


  • Debra FernaldBartender was so nice and accommodating. The food was excellent and very friendly atmosphere

    55555 by Debra Fernald


  • Alexander COysters: Moon shoal - large and juicy; Little skookum - very small but very tasty; Hama Hama - the best.

    55555 by Alexander C


  • Tom DThe bar snacks are awesome. Clams casino, po' boys, fish dip, and oysters aww yeah.

    55555 by Tom D


  • Karen K.Never going back to this place, I had the runs for three days

    22222 by Karen K.


  • Samantha A.Ammmaaazing Oysters and food overall!!! Love this place!

    55555 by Samantha A.


  • Bob B.Grilled oysters were ok! Too much cheese

    33333 by Bob B.


  • Marchell G.Everything! Sticky Toffee Pudding!

    55555 by Marchell G.


  • Martha C.50 cent oysters on happy hour! Love this place

    55555 by Martha C


  • Irma Z.Delicious food - oysters, salmon with an amazing green sauce and a to die for pannacotta. Great service too.

    55555 by Irma Z.


  • Alejandra M.Love the Oysters and the Shiitake Flatbread is a must... Yummy!

    55555 by Alejandra M.


  • Tatiana C.Oysters, of curse and seafood is great, excelent service!!!

    55555 by Tatiana C.


  • Chefs FeedMike Sabin, chef of Prime One Twelve, eats here on his nights off. He loves the Whole yellowtail snapper “Chinese style”.

    55555 by Chefs Feed


  • Miami New TimesThe River opened downtown in 2003, but because of the wear-and-tear of constant business, it looks as though it's always been there.

    55555 by Miami New Times


  • Deepan M.Great happy hour and $1 oysters.

    55555 by Deepan M.


  • Tasting TableKumamoto, Hama Hama, Fanny Bay, Cotuit, Flying Point, Beaver Tail. Name the oyster, chances are they've got it.

    33333 by Tasting Table


  • Tasting TableIf you're looking for a little heat, the clams casino ($6) or fire-roasted oysters ($11) will hit the hot spot.

    55555 by Tasting Table


  • Heatherjoy K.Great rosemary fries!

    55555 by Heatherjoy K.


  • EpicuriousThe upscale tavern setting makes it a comfortable place to go with the family, and it is priced like a real neighborhood joint; it'll almost never cost more than $50 a person.

    55555 by Epicurious


  • Carolina BorbergHead there for the early happy hour Saturday at 4:30 pm so you get to seat at the bar!

    33333 by Carolina Borberg


  • Bianca LoGet the fire roasted oysters, don't get the clam linguine

    55555 by Bianca Lo


  • Summer K.My favorite bartenders Manny & Sean. I used to live next door and everyone should always get their 3 course for lunch ($20). Happy Hour is great but y'all better go early!

    55555 by Summer K.


  • Cristina B.I'd definitely suggest the gnocchi with blue crab and truffle, the passion fruit sorbet is delightful as well. Waiter sucked, he thought he was above it, and stuffy patrons. Food is delish overall!

    55555 by Cristina B.


  • Mody S.This place is a must!!!! Oysters are fresh and a large variety of them. The food here is great especially the gnocchi & blue crab. Happy hour is the best 1/2$

    55555 by Mody S.


  • Alexis B.Crab cakes 100%. MUST. Tuna tartar was nothing special, calamari great. Chocolate mousse cake excellent.

    55555 by Alexis B.


  • Simple F.Oysters-ask your server and get a variety. Grilled octopus, grouper with scotch bonnet vinaigrette.

    55555 by Simple F.


  • VirginiaWhile the unlimited mimosa deal at brunch is tempting, the What's Up Doc (ginger, carrot juice, orange juice, and gin) is where it's at. Plus, you'll only need two to get the job done.

    55555 by Virginia


  • Kattia H.The guava cheescake is amazing!

    55555 by Kattia H.


  • jenny z.Half off oysters during happy hr (till 7p), even on the weekends!

    55555 by jenny z.


  • melbierJamon Serrano is amazing!!!!!

    55555 by melbier


  • Mauri G.Kale salad is life changing. 🙏

    55555 by Mauri G.


  • miamismWhen it comes to Oysters, I'm usually a Kumamoto fan but you need to try Coromandels from New Zealand!! Yummm

    55555 by miamism


  • Leslie n.Come for happy hour hour and have moon shoal oysters for $1.50/e. best oysters in town.

    55555 by Leslie n.


  • Leslie n.Must try the coconut cake!

    55555 by Leslie n.


  • Daniela B.The cobia was delicious! And the rum-soaked coconut cream cake was to die for! Yum

    55555 by Daniela B.


  • Thomas P.You don't get too many bad cooked meals here.

    55555 by Thomas P.


  • In NYCGet the Scallop Tiradito. Amazing!

    55555 by In NYC


  • Penny M.Do whatever Edwin says! Oysters divine! Blackened redfish wonderful! Blueberry mash awesome! The best!

    55555 by Penny M.


  • David E.The tip on the mushroom flatbread is dead on - order it! Plus the grilled oysters w Manchego are the best thing I've eaten in a while. Omg. Lastly the grilled octopus is really good.

    55555 by David E.


  • Erin F.Miami's hidden gem for amazing local and organic cuisine; the Blue Tip oysters from the LI Sound simply cannot be beat!

    55555 by Erin F.


  • Gabrielle C.Coconut lemongrass mussels. Yum!!!

    55555 by Gabrielle C.


  • Jess W.The snapper was one of the best snapper dishes I've ever had!

    55555 by Jess W.


  • Andy G.Fire roasted oysters (topped with cheese and a slice of chorizo ) are. MUST!

    55555 by Andy G.


  • Crisie S.East coast oysters are the best! West coast oysters flavor is very strong.

    55555 by Crisie S.


  • Maria V.Mussels with coconut milk +lemon grass & chile..to die for

    55555 by Maria V.


  • Lele S.Great food, try the meatballs.

    55555 by Lele S.


  • Sherry W.My hubby & I totally enjoyed this lunch! Stone crabs pricey...but they always are!

    55555 by Sherry W.


  • JamiMiamiGreat happy hour. Oysters are half-price. If you like oysters, order the coromandel oysters and you will not go wrong. Also the Sicilian sliders are a meal.

    55555 by JamiMiami


  • SLICKOysters. & Cocktails.

    55555 by SLICK


  • Liza W.My favorite neighborhood spot. A River Thyme and Clams Casino, and I'm a happy girl!

    55555 by Liza W.


  • Axis B.oysters are half price on Sundays!

    55555 by Axis B.


  • Amy C.Try the Brussle Sprouts (via @Foodspotting)

    33333 by Amy C.


  • Related G.Organic and fresh, the seafood here is to die for!

    55555 by Related G.


  • Dylan M.I am madly in love with this place. Music, staff and food all great. Try the special - I had rabbit sausage and it was excellent.

    55555 by Dylan M.


  • Kakum M.Happy Hour on Thursday. A sure bet.

    55555 by Kakum M.


  • Kévin R.I love this place, the Oysters are the best

    55555 by Kévin R.


  • Amor S.Best bartender here Amanda. Awesome food and drinks

    55555 by Amor S.


  • Michael S.Come for the happy hour sit at the bar!!

    55555 by Michael S.


  • Albany C.Their pineapple upside down cake is to die for!

    55555 by Albany C.


  • LOUIS A.Excellent! Excellent! From the ocean right to your plate. Fresh, organic, & delicious. The toffee cake is the perfect ending to a truly delicious meal.

    55555 by LOUIS A.


  • Christopher R.Best Saturday Happy Hour! But shhhhh, it's a secret!

    55555 by Christopher R.


  • @kdeamat ™.Of course The River offers Riazul Tequila, don't leave here without sipping on the Anejo!

    55555 by @kdeamat ™.


  • @kdeamat ™.One of Miami's most exclusive spots offers Riazul Tequila! Don't leave here without sipping on the Anejo!

    55555 by @kdeamat ™.


  • M F.I love their happy hour! Oysters half price!!!!

    55555 by M F.


  • EaterA seasonal menu packs 'em in on a nightly basis, esp. during daily happy hours people come to indulge in the restaurant's namesake--the freshest oysters south of the Puget Sound. [Eater 38 Member]

    55555 by Eater


  • Vanessa H.Happy Hour..1/2 priced oysters!

    55555 by Vanessa H.


  • miamismService is hot and cold - We've gotten better service at the bar than at a table. Food is good and so ate the oysters... Be ready to wait

    33333 by miamism


  • Sol A.A Top Ten Local Hangout!

    55555 by Sol A.


  • Kunur P.Half off oysters happy hour. Happy indeed. 430-7p.

    55555 by Kunur P.


  • Stas K.Try canoe lagoon oysters.... The best. Blue point also deserve your attention...

    55555 by Stas K.


  • Travel ChannelCome here for mostly local and organic cuisine… and a killer ambiance. As recommended by Travel Channel host, Anthony Bourdain.

    55555 by Travel Channel


  • Allen A.Tina Tartar, Thai Ribs, Mushroom Flatbread, Short Rib Tacos, Steamed Pork Buns, Fire Roasted Oysters, Meatball Sliders, and Bacon Wrapped Shrimp.

    55555 by Allen A.


  • Gabrielle S.Awesome Chocolate Moose Cake if you have room for dessert <3

    55555 by Gabrielle S.


  • Jason V.Try the paella ! It is,fantastic

    55555 by Jason V.


  • Brian M.Paella is great. Fresh fish. Do it.

    55555 by Brian M.


  • Tobias G.Good and fresh Seafood !

    55555 by Tobias G.


  • Alexandra C.Bar menu during happy hour is the funk

    55555 by Alexandra C.


  • Jacob W.Ask for Ricotto sauce to go with the best oysters in MIA!

    55555 by Jacob W.


  • The FeastWith half-priced oysters during Happy Hour, it's definitely a great spot to check out for drinks and fresh seafood. Other offerings include a seafood paella, lobster pot pie and bacon-wrapped shrimp.

    55555 by The Feast


  • Kyla L.Sundays 1/2 price oysters until 7!

    55555 by Kyla L.


  • Joanna T.One of my favorite happy hours. Hands down. The mushroom flat bread is a must!

    55555 by Joanna T.


  • Lauren C.1/2 price oysters and drinks during happy hour!!!

    55555 by Lauren C.


  • Donald P.The bar here is great!

    55555 by Donald P.


  • nicktex LTry the Penn cove oysters. Amazing...

    55555 by nicktex L


  • EaterA seasonal menu packs 'em in nightly, especially during happy hour when working stiffs, foodies and hipsters flock here to indulge in the freshest oysters south of the Puget Sound. [Eater 38 Member]

    55555 by Eater


  • Chris C.Oyster po' boys - DO IT.

    55555 by Chris C.


  • Kadija B.The ambiance is fantastic, the food is excellent, but as a server myself I can say that the server was not welcoming or attentive.

    55555 by Kadija B.


  • Benjamin F.Seafood is a must.

    55555 by Benjamin F.


  • EpicuriousLocal foodies love this upscale tavern not only for the oysters but also for the beef, lamb, and seafood dishes. Fine wines and specialty beers are also a major draw.

    55555 by Epicurious


  • Tony KFantastic place for lunch, drinks, or dinner

    55555 by Tony K


  • nicktex LGreat bar scene

    55555 by nicktex L


  • CruisineTV C.Try their Dark and Stormy: Ginger Beer & Gosling's Rum. This drink is popular in Barbados and the Bahamas, according to my intel.

    55555 by CruisineTV C.


  • Kier M.Great food. Service was very slow.

    55555 by Kier M.


  • Stefan PGreat place. Little pricey for some stuff though.

    55555 by Stefan P


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