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Muddy Misers Cool River Cafe

112 Muskingum Ave, Zanesville, OH 43701-4921
+1 740-588-9210
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab cakes” (24 reviews)
“walleye” (27 reviews)
12:00 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
112 Muskingum Ave, Zanesville, OH 43701-4921
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed Muddy Miser's. The restaurant is in a funky old building dating to 1883, I believe. The restaurant overlooks a river and there is outdoor seating. I looked at the menu on line. I saw they had a walleye rueben sandwich. I ordered...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great view sitting outside along the river! The food was excellent! They had several local craft beers as well as all of the regulars. The service was great! It also had a lot of Zane Gray history inside. Looked very quaint inside but we...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Decided to meet my son at this restaurant while we both were traveling. When we entered we were greeted by no one. After waiting a couple minutes and hearing a couple near us ask a waitress pushing through the crowd at the door to "add...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Looking for something different to eat we food this on Google. Located overlooking the mighty Muskingum River in a Historic District. This place is a minature Zane Grey Museum. Lots of artifacts from the noted author. We ordered a Weasel Boy Beer ( a local...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 14 September 2017

The service was great and make sure you sit outside if you can. I had the shrimp and crab cakes. I wasn't overly impressed with the crab cakes, but the shrimp was great. I do wish they had a larger wine selection. Service was friendly...More

Thank jarhead123
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Muddy Misers has good hamburgers, fish sandwiches and an excellent seared tuna with sesame appetizer. if a nice day sit outside on the patio.

Thank genetour
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Was suggested by an employee at our motel. A pleasant surprise. Terrific Atmosphere, especially outside dinning. Every one there was outstanding..Food was very good...Cooked JUST the way it should be...

Thank DrBonner
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Questions & Answers
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
USD 10 - USD 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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, 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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