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Shakespeare's Pizza

225 S 9th St, Columbia, MO 65201-4817
573-449-2454
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Ranked #2 of 324 restaurants in Columbia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Pizza
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Webb City, Missouri
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

We took a girls ball team here and everyone had a blast and the food was great. It is a great atmosphere, especially for kids.

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Columbia,IL
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265 reviews 265 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

We arrrived in town to be involved in the Show Me Games and everyone was telling us to check out the Pizza at Shakespeare's . Well with some cold beer and a fine house pizza we got the message.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Every Mizzou alum knows that Shakespeare's pizza is the best and no trip to Columbia is complete without it!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

This is a Columbia "must" experience. The atmosphere was great. The staff extremely friendly and the food was delicious. My kids enjoyed it very much. Especially when the pizza makers threw dough at them to play with. I highly recommend this place for your Columbia visit.

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Overland Park, Kansas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Wife and I travelled to Columbia, MO to ride the Katy Trail. Arrived in Columbia on Wednesday evening just in time to check in to our hotel and eat @ Shakespeare's. My wife graduated from MU, so Shakespeare's has been a favorite for a number of years. The pizza was delicious & the beer was also good and cold. We... More

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Springfield, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

While visiting Columbia we sought out Shakespeare's Pizza. My husband had eaten here once in high school and remembered it fondly. The place did not disappoint! We were able to dine affordably with 2 adults and 4 kids (two of them teenagers) and that alone is saying a lot. The pizza was pretty great and the staff was courteous, helpful... More

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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100 reviews 100 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Shakespeare's Pizza is hands down the best pizza I've ever had. My husband and I were on a road trip to KC and we stopped here specifically for dinner during our drive. I was not disappointed! It's been 10+ years and it is still the best, and the cheese bread is pretty darn good too!!

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Columbia, Missouri
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Shakespeares's is a stereotypical college hangout. Great food at not too much expense. This is one pizza place where the large pizzas are still actually large. Some may think its a little expensive but you DO get what you pay for.

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Kansas City, MO
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57 reviews 57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The pizza really is that good. This was our first time to Columbia and my friend told me that it was a requirement that I go here for pizza. I was not disappointed. It really was some of the best pizza I have ever had. I was disappointed that I had not brought a cooler to take the leftovers home... More

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Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Tasty pizza, friendly staff, and a fun atmosphere. If you attend Mizzou or have a child here, you must try this place at least once. Can be pricey, but one must experience the tradition.

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