Oak Tavern Returns for a Special 1-Day Event at The River Oyster Bar in Brickell

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Design District staple Oak Tavern recently closed its doors, leaving a huge hole in the neighborhood. Fear not: Oak Tavern is back for a special pop-up dinner at its Brickell sister restaurant The River Oyster Bar on Thursday, June 30.

From 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Pop Oak! attendees will get to enjoy menu favorites like the duck pizza and baked lamb meatballs. Here’s a look at the full menu:

$10 EACH

CRAB TOAST
Crème Fraiche, Lemon, Avocado, Dill

SNAPPER CRUDO
Crushed Green Olives, Chiles, Mint

ROASTED BEETS
Whipped Goat Cheese, Arugula, Pistachio

KALE SALAD
Apple, Pomegranate, Almonds, Blue Cheese Vinaigrette

BAKED LAMB MEATBALLS
Spicy Tomato Sauce, Ricotta Mint

$15 EACH

DUCK PIZZA
Duck Confit, Shiitake, Fontina, Black Truffles, Parmesan

CHARCUTERIE PLATE
Edwards “Surryano” Aged Virginia Ham, Calabrese Salami, Sweet Grass Dairy Gouda, Peach Mostarda, House Jardiere, Olives, Fig Jam, Zak the Baker Crusty Bread

$20 EACH

SEA SCALLOPS “A LA PLANCHA”
Lentil Ragout, Lemon Butter, Fried Shallots

LAGER BRAISED WAGYU SHORT RIBS
“Mac & Cheese,” Horseradish Bread Crumbs

$5 EACH

POT DE CRÈME
Sea Salt, Crème Fraiche

MEYER LEMON CHEESE CAKE
Slightly Poached Blueberries

CHOCOLATE-PEANUT BUTTER MOUSSE TART
Sea Salt-Peanut Brittle

In related news, The River Oyster Bar is staying put in its current location for at least three more years. After uncertainty surrounding its future amidst new construction and the demolition of nearby Tobacco Road, the owners inked a deal to stick around a little while longer. Guests will continue to enjoy oysters and other great mainstays, and they can expect new décor and new menu items coming soon.

The River Oyster Bar is located at 650 South Miami Avenue. For hours of operation and more information, visit their official website or call 305-530-1915.