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Flat Branch Pub & Brewing

115 S 5th St, Columbia, MO 65201-4230
+1 573-499-0400
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (82 reviews)
“honey wheat” (13 reviews)
“spinach dip” (18 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
115 S 5th St, Columbia, MO 65201-4230
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Flat Branch Pub & Brewing
1. Our First Stop In Town
" I would recommend it and would go back"
Kyle H
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2. Something for everyone!
"I guarantee everyone in your group will find something they like! "
Diane H
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3. Great find!
"What a great place!"
See reviews that mention craft beers
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

In my mind Flatbranch became the premier go to place for different brews made on site. Many have copied since but I still yhink of them as the original. And they created a menu to match the great beer.

Thank Richard M
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed May 29, 2018

Great service and good food wait staff was polite and quick and answered questions with great ease. I had the pork chops with potato and vegetable. Pork was tender and the vegetables were fresh and cooked to perfection

Thank REZ1059
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There’s a reason Flat Branch has been around for nearly 25 years in Columbia. Great food and beer. There’s usually a wait, but it’s worth it. They have a nice outdoor patio with shade and a nice dining room and bar area inside. If you...More

Thank Mizzou2002
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have a great artichoke dip served with fresh vegetables. The main entrees & other food are delicious! You can dine inside or outside on the patio.

Thank Victoria G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Green chili beer? Blueberry Ale? Yes they are tasty! Yes, they are brewed in house, you can see part of the brewery from the bar and dining room. We tried the beer sampler and chokes and cheese, which was a great combo. We had THE...More

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is right by mizzou and has flat bread pizza's, burgers and almost anything you could want to eat. Also a lot of custom brewed beers. Great place to visit while visiting with your college student.

Thank John N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely love this place! The nacho’s are EXCELLENT! They are crispy, cheesy, lots of tomatoes, onions, & the chicken just tops it off! You get some great salsa, guacamole & jalapeños- you just have to eat every last bit! And did I mention - it’s...More

Thank carrie h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food, excellent service and enjoyable atmosphere. We like to try local restaurants vs the chain variety. This was a great choice.

Thank D4989DIcharless
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for dinner. We are traveling from south Florida to Sturgis SD and found this place on Trip Advisor. Food and service was fantastic! Samra was so sweet and gave us fantastic service and wonderful recommendations. The beer flight was excellent and the...More

Thank Robin E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for lunch or dinner. Delicious food! Service is outstanding & everone is very friendly. Could have eaten inside or in pateo. We chose inside due to hot day. Nice atmosphere inside!

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Questions & Answers
Jennifer L
November 25, 2017|
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Response from Tom S | Property representative |
Hi Jennifer, thanks for asking. We're working on a formal GF menu, but in the meantime... Spicy Spinach Dip, Sweet Potato Chips, Chicken Wings, Nachos, most of our salads minus croutons, Sirloin Steak minus the toppings... More
May 10, 2017|
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Response from Tom S | Property representative |
We don't currently have a call ahead wait list. The best way to handle something like this is for some of your party to come down to the pub and get on the wait list, then call in the rest as you get close to being seated... More
October 6, 2016|
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Response from Tom S | Property representative |
Sorry, but Columbia health ordinances prohibit animals, except service animals, in places where food is served, including patios.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $18
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 S 5th St, Columbia, MO 65201-4230
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 573-499-0400
  • E-mail
Now serving Weekend Brunch 10 AM - 1 PM Saturday & Sunday! Repeatedly named Best Overall Restaurant in the Inside Columbia Magazine Best of Columbia readers poll, Flat Branch is Columbia's original brewpub, and its first brewery since 1841. 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 friendliest bar.
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