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Glenn's Cafe

29 S 8th St, Columbia, MO 65201-4811
+1 573-447-7100
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good20%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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Cajun & Creole, American
$$ - $$$
29 S 8th St, Columbia, MO 65201-4811
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a great restaurant--it has moved several times, but we have even followed them to Boonville and back. Blackened redfish is our family favorite--as well as the perfect corn bread they make.

Thank SusanBauer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Riding the Katy. Spent night at tiger hotel and stopped in here to eat. Very good! I had the popcorn crawfish appetizer very good. Meal was blackened redfish with sweet carrots and mashed potato. Would definitely return. Very good!!!

Thank g k
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I want good food. I want good coffee! The atmosphere was great. I wanted more than atmosphere. Atmosphere is not the major consideration for me when I choose a restaurant!

1  Thank Linda44257
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Had late night dinner on the patio. Awesome view of the MU Columns. I loved their Gumbo and Corn Bread. Hubby had delicious Country Fried Steak with tasty mashed potatoes and green beans. I was disappointed by the Grand Marnier Creme Brulee. But hubby had...More

Thank gsmama2015
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Staff, service and atmosphere very nice. 8th Street burger as good as it sounded. House cajun vinaigrette dressing very salty. Mac & cheese tasty but dry, Olive & goat cheese stuffed Portabella mushroom was good but mainly because the mushroom itself was good. Couldn't identify...More

Thank ChelseaTheFirst
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

I loved the fact that we were able to make reservations; especially given the fact that it was graduation weekend. The food was delicious, but the service was horrible. We waited for about 30 min just to get our drinks. I was kind of embarrassed;...More

Thank Lori M
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Service very friendly and swift. Food was ample, fresh and very tasty. Cooked perfectly. Had the prime rib was perfectly cooked. Homemade mac and cheese with green beans. Cheeseburger with bacon on a pretzel bun, so good. Asparagus and mashed potatoes. Entrees came with two...More

Thank V S
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Recommend by a local Mizzou student, we were pleasantly surprised. The sever was friendly and efficient. The shrimp and grits, which at times and different places, are inconsistent, were quite nice. The scrambles we were good and the fresh potatoes were well prepared. Definitely would...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

My husband & I have eaten here a couple of times. The food is good & portions nice size. Beautifully decorated & can be romantic.

Thank kjackson2017
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Glenn's has been in Columbia for over 40 years. Once a small café featuring New Orleans Cajun. Glenn's has moved several times and disappointingly gave up the Cajun. The current Glenn's is in downtown Columbia, open every day and has a new manager couple. It...More

Thank Professorhosokawa
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 S 8th St, Columbia, MO 65201-4811
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 573-447-7100
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