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Coley's American Bistro

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$$ - $$$
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15 S 6th St, Columbia, MO 65201-4234
+1 573-442-8887
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We sat outside it was a nice day. Our waiter was very nice and efficient. We were there for lunch I ordered the farm hand and my 2 friends ordered the chicken sandwich lunch special. I also ordered 2 of the lunch specials to go for my daughter and some in law. The French fries are the skinny one, those... More 

Thank Leigh B
Saint Charles, Missouri
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have eaten here for lunch and dinner. Both meals were great. Nachos are the bomb. Wonderful atmosphere. It can be for couples, family, friends, business, or solo. They have a great bar if you are solo.

Thank mchllprpllz
Columbia, Missouri
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97 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

My wife and I visited Coley's for a late lunch on a Saturday. The place has a nice cozy atmosphere (about 20 tables) divided into 2 rooms. There is also a nice bar area. Since it was a late lunch, we were seated immediately. Given the size, you might have to wait at the bar during busier times. Our server... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

It's was a busy St Patrick's night in downtown COMO but we waited for 50 minutes for our food. But everything was SOOO yummy, including the salad. Artichoke patties was exceptional.

Thank Dr2bddd
Columbia, Missouri
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66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This is one of those places I just don't hear much about and I don't really understand that. I've eaten there probably 10 times and every single experience was just top-shelf. Last week I ate some incredible salmon dish that's easily the best salmon I've had in Columbia. Their specialty cocktails are just fantastic as well. Try it.

Thank James W T
Rolla, Missouri
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316 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped for Saturday lunch. I had artichoke cakes with asparagus and sweet potato tots for sides. It was very good. My wife had Mac and cheese entree and enjoyed it very much. Service was very good. The place was fairly dark inside and has a basement restroom. Those two items brought the rating down but we would eat there again.... More 

Thank zomzie
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Disclaimer - I adore children. Have 3 of my own. But what possessed the management of this establishment to allow 3 little girls sit at the bar at prime dinner time on a Friday night? We were visiting Columbia for a parents event with our student daughter and stopped in for dinner expecting a wait which there was. Told we... More 

1 Thank Rebecca M
Columbia, Missouri
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

The food was wonderful and the waitress was friendly. That was the end of good!! Everything else was not accessible! No handicapped parking except at the end of the block. The restroom is downstairs. The waitress indicated that you could go outside down a steep hill of an alley then come in the back way. The patio was not accessible,... More 

1 Thank recil2016
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I ate dinner here 2 times over a weeks trip. Both times I had the daily special and they were great. I find the food to be more sophisticated than the chains, priced very affordable and prepared well. I would recommend this for date night, obviously while on travel, or when meeting friends. The menu works for families also. I... More 

Thank MarylandDan
Chicago, United States
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146 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This is a hip little restaurant. Not very big, but big enough. The crowd is a mix of hipsters, families, couples... etc. And nobody walks away disappointed. The food is eclectic. They take old standards and put their own twist on them. Little twists like batter-frying banana pepper rings in with the calamari for a little zing, or using pepper-jack... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 S 6th St, Columbia, MO 65201-4234
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 573-442-8887

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?