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Sophia's

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3915 S Providence Rd, Columbia, MO 65203-7106
573-874-8009
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 64
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
very good casual or formal dining

staff is attentive and knowledgable. Service was excellant as was the food. The prices are mid range and very reasonable when considering the quality.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
Carl F
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Columbia, Missouri, United States
Good for:
  • Special occasions
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Columbia, Missouri, United States
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

staff is attentive and knowledgable. Service was excellant as was the food. The prices are mid range and very reasonable when considering the quality.

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Columbia, Missouri, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

In an unpretentious building on the South side of town, Sophia offers and eclectic food selection that is consistently good and service is excellent. I often go there with family and friends.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Sophia's is where we go on Friday nights. The service is superb, the food delicious, the atmosphere excellent, the price inexpensive. Nothing else need be said. Be sure to order the Honey-Horseradish encrusted salmon! But go on another night so I don't have have to wait 5 minutes to be seated!

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Kcmo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Sophia's is located right on Providence Rd, easy to get to. It has a touch of elegance, but is really great for casual dining. The dishes are prepared to perfection. My favorite on the Tapas menu (before I opted into the vegetarian world) was the Filet Porto - a 4-oz filet topped with bleu cheese and a port wine reduction.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This restaurant is overpriced. The food is just ok with small portions. I would have liked a better selection on the menu. The best part of the restaurant was the bar with a nice selection of mixed drinks, wine and beer. Nice atmosphere with outside seating if desired. The staff was friendly.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Went for Sunday brunch, we were the second group to arrive and were sat at a table in the far corner of the restaurant (which looked obviously undesirable). I couldn't make out why this would be the case, no one else was sat by us until the rest of the restaurant was full. Elsewhere in the restaurant there is seating... More 

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Cuba, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Sophia's has a Sunday morning brunch that opens at 10 am but they opened at 9 am on Mother's day. We arrived around 10 am and was told there would be a wait for two of us of about 20 minutes. So we ordered a drink at the bar, their Mimosas were excellent with plenty of champagne and just a... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Ok, I have never had a bad meal at Sophia's. I especially like the Horseradish Encrusted Salmon. If I had any complaint, it would be that they seem a little stingy on the asparagus side. You MUST try their Italian Nachos!

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Thousand Oaks, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

we went for brunch and we total enjoyed the food. the wait was long because it was a graduation weekend but it was worth the wait

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Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Loved the wide selection of brunch options. The majority of selections were breakfast items. The service was ok, not great. The food was excellent. Were told that there would be a 45 minute wait and we waited only 14 minutes. This is poor schedule management. We were amazed that we were called so quickly, but some families would walk away... More 

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Additional Information about Sophia's

Address: 3915 S Providence Rd, Columbia, MO 65203-7106
Phone Number: 573-874-8009
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Columbia
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Italian, Tapas

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3915 S Providence Rd, Columbia, MO 65203-7106
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: 573-874-8009

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian, Tapas

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?