Top Restaurants Columbia Missouri

With a continual inflow of families, healthcare workers, and new students, Columbia's eating scene strikes a great balance between current trends from around America and the world. Discover the city and its delectable culinary traditions and trends with our dining guide. Here are a few of our favorite restaurants.


Barred Owl Butcher & Table

47 E Broadway, Columbia, MO 65203

(573) 442-9323


Barred Owl Butcher & Table is a one-of-a-kind dining concept that emphasizes the art of charcuterie and whole-animal butchery. Combining elements of a New World butcher shop and an Old World delicatessen, Barred Owl Butcher & Table features an array of hand-crafted charcuterie items, including chops, steaks, smoked meats, and sausages, as well as deli treats and epicurean delights, including artisan cheeses, pickles, olives, oils, and preserves. The trendy cafe provides upscale pub cuisine with an emphasis on organically grown meats from the adjacent butchery and farm-to-table and organic cooking. Tuesday through Saturday, the butchery is open, and Tuesday through Saturday, the restaurant offers lunch and dinner.



3107 Green Meadows Way, Columbia, MO 65203

(573) 442-4969


Since 1985, Murry's has been a famous dining destination providing mouthwatering cuisine and exquisite wines. The Columbia institution serves an eclectic American cuisine of fresh, farm-to-table fare and an extensive beverage menu in a sultry, jazz-club ambiance with live music on weeknights. Both the restaurant and bar employ ingredients obtained from nearby farms to produce delicious meals and innovative drinks. The adults-only bar also offers casual wines from around the world and craft and draught beers on tap and by the bottle. Every night, Monday through Sunday, there is live music.



Grand Cru

2600 S Providence Rd, Columbia, MO 65203

(573) 443-2600


Grand Cru is a relaxed and pleasant restaurant with an old-school feel and an exquisite cigar room that serves an award-winning cuisine of steaks and fresh seafood. Grand Cru includes contemporary décor, private dining rooms, a lively bar with a wide variety of bourbon and scotch, and a lounge with live music. Additionally, the restaurant features a tobacconist and a separate smoking area where visitors may unwind with a cigar following supper. Grand Cru is open every day for lunch and supper and features a rotating menu of daily lunch and dinner specials.


Les Bourgeois

14020 W Hwy Bb, Rocheport, MO 65279

(573) 698-2300


Located in Rocheport, this vineyard with a bluff-top A-frame and cafe overlooking the Missouri River is definitely worth the journey (and the privacy). The French-inspired food is both traditional and innovative, and the locally cured fish and pig chops mix well with the label's own inventory. The brunch menu includes chicken and waffles, so if mimosas and leisurely mornings seem more romantic than champagne and a candlelight supper, you're covered.


Addison's (two locations)

Downtown Columbia: 709 Cherry St, Columbia, MO 65201 (573) 256-1995

South Columbia: 4005 Frontgate Dr, Columbia, MO 65203 (573) 607-2129


Addison's sign's text tells it all: 'Addison's - An American Grill.' Rather than a limited concept of American food as 'burgers and beer,' Addison's portrays the real America, where ethnicities collide and blend, bringing their original country's cuisines with them. This results in intriguing fusions of Italian, Mexican, French, Asian, and American cuisines, with their finest dishes offering a healthy dose of heat without sacrificing the dish's other tastes. All of the classics are present but not in their familiar form, providing for fascinating dinners.


The Bangkok Gardens

811 Cherry St, Columbia, MO 65201

(573) 874-3284


The Bangkok Gardens has been in Columbia since 1995, serving traditional Thai food. The restaurant features an open dining room with modern décor and a balcony seating area for outdoor dining. The menu features authentic Thai fare such as Kanom Jeip, Fried Dumplings, Chicken Satay, Siam Village Rolls, Steamed Shrimp Shumai, and entrées such as Lahp, Thom Yum Ghung, Nheu Phat Curry, and Paht Prik Nheu. The bar serves a selection of casual wines, craft and draught beers on tap and by the bottle, as well as traditional cocktails. The restaurant is open Monday through Saturday for lunch and supper.


Broadway Brewery

816 E Broadway, Columbia, MO 65201

(573) 443-5054


The Broadway Brewery, founded in 2009, is a casual tavern-style pub with varied pub food, house-brewed ales, and sometimes live music in a relaxed, low-key setting. For breakfast, lunch, and supper, a changing menu of seasonal food cooked with locally sourced ingredients and regional produce from its very own two farms, Duzan Produce and Terra Bella Farm, is offered, complemented by a selection of Broadway Brewery beers. Concentrating on the production of IPA beers, the brewery features 24 beers every year, 14 of which are available on tap, which guests may pair with gourmet sandwiches, wood-fired pizzas, lamb gyros, and farmhouse meatloaf. The Broadway Brewery is open Tuesday through Sunday for brunch, lunch, and supper, with the exception of Mondays.


Coley's American Bistro

15 S 6th St, Columbia, MO 65201

(573) 442-8887


Coley's American Bistro, located in downtown Columbia, is a casual American restaurant and bar that embraces the city's ethnic culture via a menu of fresh food inspired by France and Louisiana. The restaurant has contemporary décor, inviting tables, and an inviting terrace for outdoor eating. It provides New American food created with locally sourced ingredients, such as the Pulled Chicken & Slaw sandwich, Fresco Chicken, Jalapeno Corn Fritters, and Brussel + Cheddar Bake. The full-service bar features a wide choice of great wines from across the world, available by the glass or bottle, as well as craft beers on tap and in bottles, as well as handmade cocktails. Daily lunch and supper are served at Coley's American Bistro.


Kobe Japanese Steakhouse

2531 Broadway Bluffs Dr, Columbia, MO 65201

(573) 441-2341


Kobe Japanese Steakhouse is an award-winning steakhouse franchise known for offering the best cuts of aged steak, prime rib, and beef, as well as handcrafted sushi, sashimi, hibachi, and teppanyaki in a chic and elegant setting. At the open sushi bar, diners can observe experienced sushi chefs prepare unique rolls, and seasonal menus offer USDA choice steaks, free-range chicken and pig, and fresh seafood dishes. The full-service bar features a wide selection of great wines from across the world, available by the glass or bottle, as well as craft beers on tap and in bottles, as well as handmade cocktails. Daily lunch and supper are served at Kobe Japanese Steakhouse.


Sycamore Restaurant

800 E Broadway, Columbia, MO 65201

(573) 874-8090


Sycamore Restaurant is a charming, sophisticated dining establishment in downtown Columbia serving seasonal New American food, an eclectic variety of excellent wines, craft beers, and classic cocktails in an attractive setting. The elegant restaurant features walls covered with original artworks. It provides seasonal menus of farm-to-table cuisine such as house-made bread and smoked meats, handmade hummus wraps, buffalo chicken, fresh sea scallops, and tender fillet mignon. Locally sourced organic farmers and ranchers provide the ingredients, and the meal is matched with a selection of traditional cocktails, craft and draught beers, and casual wines. Monday through Saturday, Sycamore Restaurant is open for lunch and supper.





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