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“Favorite restaurant to dine, drink, and dance in CoMO”

Room 38 Restaurant & Lounge
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Ranked #32 of 417 Restaurants in Columbia
Price range: $6 - $22
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Private Dining, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: E. Walnut St.
Transit: Bus stop on our corner
Description: Room 38 is Columbia, Missouri's premier restaurant for dining, catering, nightlife, and special events. We offer a unique dining experience with a diverse selection of modern global cuisine and eclectic cocktails, featuring flavors for every palate.
Reviewed July 13, 2016

Eclectic... You go and don't feel like you're in the middle of Missouri. The staff is trained very well. The food is delicious. The bartenders know how to bartend. Room 38, also known as 38, throws fantastic parties for the public and private celebrations. A good place to get bottle service in Columbia. I would recommend this place for all ages and during all parts of the day!

Date of visit: February 2016
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Thank Kenzie D
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Reviewed June 9, 2016

You must try their Ahi Nacho's. Life is not complete without them, don't hesitate!! During happy hour you can get drinks and appetizers and not be broke when you leave yet the food is amazing!!

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank MoniJHue
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Reviewed June 5, 2016

Our server, Hannah was great, food and drink were tasty as always. Shocked! I repeat Shocked! When immediately after ordering a third round of drinks the hostess told us we needed to give up our table and move to the bar because the table had been reserved for a group coming in a 6:00. We politely pointed out that this was not acceptable and we would stay at our table until we finished our drinks. Billy, the owner came over and apologized to us.We accepted and continued with our conversation. Hostess came back and said, the party who reserved your table is here, you need to go to the bar. We again politely (and firmly) explained that we would be finishing our drinks at our table. Billy returned and wanted to know what is wrong? Why won't we move? Explained that we had never experienced a restaurant asking us to leave our table for another group. His reasoning was that the other people had made reservations the day before. So? Not. Our. Problem. Then he referred to my friend as "Hon", which doesn't sit well with a mature paying customer. He kept telling us he had apologized, but he continued to insist that we vacate the table (He offered to buy us a drink at the bar--if I wanted sit at a bar, I would have done that to begin with) Won't be going back, won't be referring others, will be posting this review on other sites. In the days of social media, it really pays to be a considerate host and business person.

Date of visit: June 2016
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4  Thank DebbieL627
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WJ489, Owner at Room 38 Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2016

Hi Debbie! I just received your review, and I'm very sorry but I was not the individual you spoke with as you mentioned. I heard about your situation but did not have a way to contact you until now. If you have a free moment, I'd appreciate the opportunity to have a conversation with you about your experience with us. Please let me know if you have time, you can email me at info@room-38.com or respond here to set up a time that works best for you. Thank you Debbie!

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Reviewed May 25, 2016

Love the atmosphere here.
The staff is very friendly and they love customers. Great place for groups or couples.

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank mdmsings
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Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Had to do some work before a big meeting coming up so I stopped into room 38 because I had a gift card so I thought I would grab a drink while I waited. Went in and got greeted immediately after I sat down by Sheely. She was a wonderful waitress and never let my drink go empty. She could see I need some time to work and let me do just that without ignoring my needs.

Fun place great experience. Thanks Sheely! I'll defiantly be back soon!

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank Noah A
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