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110 S 9th St, Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 874-9519‎
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  • 64
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  • 35
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A Columbia Must!

Go for the burgers; they are made-to-order fresh on the grill you can see from your seat. No fries but they do have chips and chili. Be prepared- cash only!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 2, 2015
Lindsey M
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Columbia, Missouri
Good for:
  • Late Night
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Princeton, New Jersey
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175 reviews 175 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

After hearing that this is THE burger place in Columbia I was super disappointed. Greasy, small, expensive and the waiter was so rude. Can't recommend it and won't go back.

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Columbia, Missouri
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262 reviews 262 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Go for the burgers; they are made-to-order fresh on the grill you can see from your seat. No fries but they do have chips and chili. Be prepared- cash only!

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Columbia, Missouri
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

If you're looking for spectacular bar food & some pool table this is your joint. The burgers are hands down the best in town...but bring cash, these guys don't take plastic!

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mesa, az usa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

These slider-like burgers cooked right behind bar are so amazing! They do not serve French fries. I personally like w a burger. I haven't eaten anything thing else on menu (pretty basic) burgers are worth the trip and the price though!. Place to play pool. Beer selection isn't very good, but if you aren't too picky then you'll suffice. They... More 

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Columbia, Missouri, Usa
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71 reviews 71 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Booche's hasn't changed much since the 1940s, from the floors that were probably old then to the small grill that still sells hamburgers and chili in the style of that time. It was then, and is now a pool hall/bar. It is a popular spot for locals and a nice experience. Don't look for "ambience" here but it certainly has... More 

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New Franklin, Missouri
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Every aspect of having a burger at Booches is a pleasure. From the size of the burger, the way it 's served and the simple cash at the end, I find it satisfying every time. The atmosphere couldn't be more sincere. The simple order of a burger is pleasant. It is served in a refreshing minimal fashion that I truly... More 

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Columbia, Missouri, United States
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

If you want to shoot some pool, have a drink and eat a great burger...this is the place. Long on tradition in the community and very good "eats", Booches is the place.

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Quincy, Illinois
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91 reviews 91 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

love the atmosphere - low key college town place with pool tables in the back and tables spread throughout. burgers and fries served on place mat type strips of wax paper when i visited. that was freaky but then bit into the sandwiches and realized how delicius they were. seriously some of the best burgers that you'll evre have. don't... More 

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Minneapolis
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81 reviews 81 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Burger and beer master Charlie K runs this place. A have to when at Mizzou. Tradition and great food

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Columbia, Missouri
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187 reviews 187 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This place is a grand-slam. VERY limited menu. The burgers are what people come here for though. Think smaller than a normal burger, but slightly larger than a normal slider. 2 of these is fine for lunch, maybe even 1 for some people - 3 is a good dinner if you're hungry. They'll do grilled onions if you ask, but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 110 S 9th St, Columbia, MO 65201
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: (573) 874-9519‎

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: American

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