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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
4:00 pm - 9:00 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: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 22
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Business Trip Treat

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
Hutchonthego
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San Clemente, California
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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San Clemente, California
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

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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115 reviews 115 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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
Top Contributor
226 reviews 226 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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126 reviews 126 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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 via mobile

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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59 reviews 59 reviews
42 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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103 reviews 103 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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Columbia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I had lived in Columbia for 9 years before I visited Coley's and wished I would have visited sooner. The food and drinks are great as is the service. It is on the west side of downtown so parking is easy which is a plus. Coley's is now among one of our Columbia favorites!

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

It's on the edge of downtown, away from a lot of foot traffic, but that means its easier to find parking. Casual atmosphere, middle of the road pricing for Columbia. After about 10 visits or so, no problems with anything. The food and service are always excellent. We like the outdoor seating a lot too.

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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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?