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Coley's American Bistro

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15 South Sixth Street, Columbia, MO
573-442-8887
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations

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  • 24
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  • 14
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Never disappoints

Coley's is a regular stop for me, and I never leave disappointed. They just updated their menu, so there are new items to try, but many of the favorites have remained. Winelist - my previous favorite wine is no longer by the glass, but I've tried a few new options and they are all quite good... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
ckassotis
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Columbia, Missouri
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Columbia, Missouri
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197 reviews 197 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Coley's is a regular stop for me, and I never leave disappointed. They just updated their menu, so there are new items to try, but many of the favorites have remained. Winelist - my previous favorite wine is no longer by the glass, but I've tried a few new options and they are all quite good. I'm generally displeased by... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Went for lunch like I have many times. The service is always great and the inside of the restaurant is a little more upscale. The price is not that bad though (generally $8-$12 for an entrée) and the food is great! I had the portabella on ciabatta bread and was very impressed,

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San Clemente, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Saw favorable reviews so I drove a little out of the way to check out Coley's, and what a treat it was. The atmosphere is very mellow and cozy. Apparently they get busy on the weekends, but Monday had plenty of open seating. I wanted to diversify for my taste buds so I had the Artichoke Cakes (taking the servers... More 

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Blue Springs, Missouri
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145 reviews 145 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

My daughter took me here for dinner. We started with the pretzel beer dip appetizer which was awesome. I ordered the pork tacos and she ordered the chicken fettuccine. We both had leftovers. I loved the atmosphere. The section we sit in only had about 8 tables. The prices were pretty good and the meals were fresh and awesome. My... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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266 reviews 266 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Had a very disappointing experience at Coley's. The evening started with the hostess spilling my water and got rather worse from there. Took 10 minutes or so after placing our order for my date and me to get out glasses of wine. Took even longer to get our entrees ... pushing 45 minutes. And her salmon and my pork chop... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Coley's has the feel of a neighborhood restaurant; a place where you always feel comfortable and the food is always good. The prices are reasonable, the service is excellent, and it is a family owned and run establishment. The cuisine is innovative using fresh ingredients and served with a flair. The most important part is that it tastes great! No... More 

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Bolivar, Missouri
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131 reviews 131 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

After a long morning at the VA hospital, I deserved a nice lunch and Coley's provided. My mother and I shared the ham sandwich and each had the spinach salad. Both were quite tasty. The only this I would have improved would be the quality of the ham. It wasn't bad, but not up to the quality of the rest... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Came in for dinner and ordered the most expensive meal on the menu which happened to be a ribeye steak special. The steak was terrible. It was just a giant piece of gristle. Sent the steak back and ordered a different meal, this time the tacos off the app menu. They were soggy. This was my third or fourth time... More 

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Chi Town
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61 reviews 61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Two of us for dinner - we each ordered a salad, one was spinach with salmon, the other apple, gorgonzola, spinach. Both salads were outstanding! Nice outdoor seating, indoor looked nice too.

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Saint Louis Missouri
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107 reviews 107 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Saturday evening dinner for four. They have an outside patio, and since the weather was so nice, the patio was full. We opted to order drinks/apps at the bar and wait for a table to open. It was only 10-15 minute wait. The inside atmosphere is very nice, dark wood , great bar. Several draft beers.......and several $5 martinins. 3... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15 South Sixth Street, Columbia, MO
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: 573-442-8887

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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