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All 334 Columbia Restaurants

Flat Branch Pub & Brewing

115 S Fifth St, Columbia, MO 65201-4230
+1 573-499-0400
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Ranked #10 of 334 Restaurants in Columbia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $18
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Bar, Brew Pub, Fish & Chips
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Flat Branch Pub & Brewing opened its doors on April 18, 1994 in historic downtown Columbia Missouri. The pub gets its name from a nearby creek which was the water source for Columbia's first settlers. Flat Branch was Columbia's first brewery since 1841. The pub occupies a 1927 brick warehouse with a curved, barrel-trussed roof that was once a Hudson car dealership. We offer a diverse menu as well as award-winning hand-crafted beers on tap. Enjoy your stay in the upscale industrial setting of our restaurant, on our spacious outdoor patio, or belly up to Columbia's largest bar. Our fresh handmade food compliments our brews while still being delicious enough to stand on its own. Try traditional pub favorites like Catfish and Chips or Bratwurst and Kraut, or perhaps our signature Charbroiled Romaine Salad. Enjoy your meal with our in-house baked breads and desserts. After dinner, sip one of our many single malt scotches or small batch bourbons may be just the thing to wrap up an excellent evening. The managers and staff at Flat Branch Pub & Brewing are committed to providing the best food, beer, service and value in the Midwest.
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English first
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

if you want local craft beer this is the place to go. I am not a beer drinker but I have been told (on countless occasions by many people) that their beer is great, consistent and brewed on the premises. As far as food goes, the menu is similar to a TGIFriday's style menu but with some Cajun flare and... More 

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columbia, mo
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This is our local go to restaurant when we have out of town company, and everyone is always beyond satisfied. We recommend the chokes and cheese, an oil change to drink, flatbranch burger, and do not leave without a stout brownie.

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Blue Springs, Missouri
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Excellent Beer, well prepared made from scratch food and great service made for a truly pleasant dining experience both times we've been. As a huge bonus the restaurant is easily reached while biking the Katy Trail, just take the MKT trail into downtown Columbia and Flat Branch is less than a block from the trail!

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Saint Joseph, Missouri
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The appetizers were excellent! We had sweet potato chips and soft pretzels with spinach dip. Most of us chose pizzas for dinner. The prices are extremely reasonable.

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Columbia, Missouri
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Same as above. We go there regularly. It can be difficult to get a seat and you can wait up to an hour.

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I am a huge fan of Flat Branch's Bacon Chicken Wrap. It is absolutely delicious! If you enjoy beer, they have one for every palate! Fun atmosphere especially when it is warm enough for the outdoor patio. In colder weather, be sure to call ahead because the wait can be a bit long otherwise so be prepared! Great venue for... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Beers were good, homemade soda was even better. Smoked pork sandwich was delicious. Definitely leave room for the Stout Brownie Sundae!

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Joplin, Missouri
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

The menu here is very diverse and the offerings of their own micro brew beers make this a fun and relaxing location for lunch or dinner. I especially enjoyed being seated in the outside patio area as it was summer and the weather was great.

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Koh Samui
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The service was good and everyone we interacted with was friendly. I wasn't super impressed with their vegetarian menu options or beer selection. I had the veggie burger and my boyfriend had a chicken wrap. The food wasn't bad, but I definitely wasn't blown away. Average bar food and kind of a let down after all the good things we've... More 

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

We went here for dinner on a recent visit to Mizzou. We had the spicy spinach dip, smoked salmon pasta, BBQ chicken pizza and the pesto and artichoke pizza. Everything was very good! Our waitress was very attentive and the prices were very reasonable.

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Additional Information about Flat Branch Pub & Brewing

Address: 115 S Fifth St, Columbia, MO 65201-4230
Phone Number: +1 573-499-0400
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 - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 8 - 18
Cuisine: American, Bar, Brew Pub, Fish & Chips

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