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Booches Billiard Hall


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


$5 - $10
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks

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All reviews chilli cheeseburger beef soup sandwiches wax paper pool hall great burgers bring cash closed on sundays best burgers in town shoot some pool an institution limited seating hole in the wall cold beer limited menu
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Booche’s has great burgers and brew! It’s a neat joint and it takes you back in time! Nothing fancy and that’s why you should go there! The bartender was friendly and he made us feel like we were at the set of “Cheers”. It’s a...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Scott B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Make no bones about it. This is some of the best hamburgers, best hot dogs and best chili you will find anywhere. And it’s very reasonably priced. But you’ll have to wait. Your waitress will be overworked and quite possibly surly. It will be crowded...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Kkwrbailey70
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booches has been around a long time in Columbia. They make a very good burger but no fries. Burgers are hand made and not a frozen meat patty. Decent bar, lots of history and atmosphere. I don't know if they are still cash only as...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Daniel K
Reviewed September 11, 2019

Atmosphere is great, lots of history here. Burgers are good, just don't expect any fries because there are not available. They do offer chili, however.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Tom L
Reviewed September 1, 2019 via mobile

One of the best burgers ive eaten in literally years... Moist, tasty and cooked to perfection. Very friendly service and a lovely atmosphere. The beer was pretty good too.

Date of visit: August 2019
9  Thank AdamBilgy
Reviewed July 26, 2019 via mobile

Can say enough about the quality of the burgers. Small, but very well prepared. Nothing fancy, but worth every penny. Singles are a great snack, but two of them will take care of a dinner appetite. Service is solid and friendly. I also had the...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank mattLS81
Reviewed April 17, 2019 via mobile

We visit booches every time we are in Columbia. Never been disappointed. I've never tried anything but the cheeseburger but they do have other items on the menu. Very limited seating but people are happy to share tables. Definitely will return. Gets pretty noisy &...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Mumzie9196
Reviewed March 17, 2019

I've been here a few times mainly because of a recommendation from a friend for the burgers. Lots of nice pool tables with plenty of space to move around, big screen TVs and a good handcrafted brew selection. The food is decent, but I have...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 2whips
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Burgers & chili with a few people in an old college hang out. Limited menu but lots of atmosphere! No really a place for children. Pool tables & televisions for a ball game.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 17annr
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Quality...Juicy...Flavorful Burgers for the over 40 years I have gone! I cannot think of a better burger in mid-Missouri!

Date of visit: February 2019
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