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Booches Billiard Hall

110 S 9th St, Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 874-9519‎
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Ranked #13 of 329 Restaurants in Columbia
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American
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English first
USA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

So if you haven't tried a Booches Burger yet, you are MISSING OUT!!! Absolutely no way to describe how they melt in your mouth and are so amazingly delicious. My only drawback is that I wish they were able to offer more in the way of sides. I'm not a big fan of chips. I realize it is a bar... More

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Kansas
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117 reviews 117 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Okay, gave in and went to Booches for burgers. Actually had cheeseburgers and a grilled chicken sandwich. All very, very, very good. That old grill must have a little magic burned into it. No kidding, it's not over-hyped, these are the crackling juicy flat-grilled burgers of your dreams. Atmosphere ... well, kind of a mixed bag. Booches is an old... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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291 reviews 291 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Loved this place and it's awesome burgers! They also have some great beers including an English Ale that was amazing. The interior is very interesting with some hilarious placards. Staff could have a bit more energy and be a tad friendlier though!

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Mequon, Wisconsin
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56 reviews 56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Some places get great reviews because they have great food. Others get great reviews because they are beloved by locals. This place falls into the later category. The burgers are okay. That is about it. They are dry and overcooked. They are small, as you expect from sliders, but if you order a couple, they are not really inexpensive. I... More

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Omaha, Nebraska
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39 reviews 39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Had a great lunch at Boockes with the boys. My eleven year old is turning into a burger connoisseur and really enjoyed the cheeseburger. It was $3.75 and about the size of your fist. I saw most people buying two burgers at a time and that is probably what we should have done but the bill would have been pretty... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Traveling between Kansas City and St. Louis on a 12 hour drive home to MS and wanted to eat at a local restaurant known for their burgers and they certainly didn't disappoint!! My friends and I were exhausted from a long weekend trip to the CWS in Omaha, but we were rejuvenated by the unique atmosphere, friendly employees and delicious... More

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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170 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Booches is an institution especially for Mizzou students. Its a pool hall with a small grill that serves up the best burgers in town. No frills & inexpensive. Make sure you pop over & have a couple or three. Not to be missed!

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12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We heard about this place from a friend, and decided to give it a try. The burgers are larger than a White Castle or a slider you would find at Chili's, but not quite the full sized burger you would expect, so most people would probably order 2 of them. We had the cheeseburgers, kraut dog, and chili cheese dog.... More

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Tucson, AZ
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

No trip to Columbia is complete without a couple of Booche burgers. And last week it was my pleasure to spend a few minutes with the proprietor, Rick Robertson. Kudos to Rick who in 2014 is celebrating 10 years of ownership. Well done, my friend. Both your work and my burgers!

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Springfield, Ohio
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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

We love to go to local places so this was a must do on our trip west! What a fun place...it really is an old billard hall...so an on staying after lunch for a game. Beautiful tables. We had their speciality. ..a cheeseburger. Delicious...but would be so much better if it was just a tad larger & maybe served on... More

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