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Muddy Misers Cool River Cafe

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” (28 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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everyone at our table was happy with his/her dinner, everything was nicely seasoned but not overbearing. Service was excellent!

Thank Natalie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were referred to muddy misers by the sculptor Alan Cottrill We were not even remotely disappointed in the walleye Reuben with the warm cabbage and Brussel sprout salad No kidding I don’t even like brussel sprouts and this salad was amazing Sit outside if...More

Thank Jessica B
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Muddy Misers was a real person and Muddy Misers IS a really great place to eat. Staff is terrific in helping you through their menu if you have any dietary concerns. If you are first time going, be aware that there is parking across the...More

Thank Ewald G
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

On our way to Shawnee State Park to celebrate our 20th anniversary by hiking the trails, we stopped in Zanesville for dinner. My wife had a half rack of ribs and they were mouth watering and fall-off-the-bone tender!! The BBQ sauce was really good! I...More

Thank Beachboy17292
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We loved the restaurant by the river. My husband had the local beer Weasel Boy! He loved it. I had the crap cakes and he had the walleye! Both were very good!!!! We had a great waitress who helped us pick our food. We will...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Love my Muddy place eat here every chance I can. Love the hot cabbage with shaved sprouts sooo much and have never been let down by any dish

Thank Daneen D
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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
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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, 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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