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Muddy Misers Cool River Cafe

) #1 of 86 Restaurants in Zanesville $$ - $$$ American, ,
112 Muskingum Ave, Zanesville, OH 43701-4921
+1 740-588-9210
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“crab cakes” (20 reviews)
“walleye” (24 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
112 Muskingum Ave, Zanesville, OH 43701-4921
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saw where they were the #1 rated in Zanesville so thought we'd give it a try. They didn't disappoint. 5 of us each got a different entree. Fish & chips, ribs, salmon, crab cakes and I got the N.Y. strip. Everyone raved about their meal....More

Thank GLC1949
Reviewed 1 week ago

One the banks of the Muskingum River,this restaurant is cozy and a bit old-fashioned. It's more of a neighborhood bar/eatery. Many of the patrons appear to be regulars. Service was a bit slow, the food was good, not great.

Thank MttaCK
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a nice variety of food and a few drinks. The only issue was that the waitress was training another girl so we had a little delay here and there but that is to be expected. Overall a pleasant trip and we will go...More

Thank Neal P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Traveling through Ohio on I70? Take a break from the road and have a lovely dinner at Muddy Misers.This restaurant named after a man met by Zane Gray, is a great dinner spot. We enjoyed our dinner on the patio by the river. It is...More

Thank Meridith A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice patio by the river. The short rib Philly was excellent- meat was very tender, and perfect with horseradish sauce. The crawfish poboy was also excellent- nice spicy sauce. The thin onion rings were good, but a bit greasy. Go for the half portion-...More

Thank Sheryl B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is incredible! Our group enjoyed several specials that all had a special touch. The mac and cheese is delicious and the fried green beans should not be missed! Don't skip dessert--the bread pudding was remarkable! Our server was knowledgeable, friendly and providing just...More

Thank Renee M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great view of the river and pleasant menu selections. Our steaks were well prepared and we certainly did not leave hungry.

Thank rodney01
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Unique location, unique food. We dined outdoors on sweet potato fries and walleye reubens, and were entertained by little tree sparrows. Service was cheerful and kind.

Thank wordslea
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Great view and one of the best steaks I have had in a long time. Filet cooked to perfection with onion rings. Yummy

Thank Anne N
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

We are so thankful that we decided to stop at the Muddy Miser. The Zane Grey themed decor was fabulous. We tried the walleye Reuben that was recommended by another reviewer. It was a delicious spin on a traditional Reuben. Our kids got the mac...More

Thank Malinda U
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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
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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