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Mugs Up Drive In

603 Orange St, Columbia, MO 65203-2401
+1 573-443-7238
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“chili dog” (5 reviews)
“burger” (4 reviews)
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American, Fast food
603 Orange St, Columbia, MO 65203-2401
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

This one of 2 Mugs Up root beer drive ins. The service is carhop. Way cool. We used to go to one in Phoenix when we were kids. So when we were in Missouri, we had to go here. The Zip burger was just as...More

Thank Begonia3
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Have been going to mugs up for years. Enough said. Well, apparently i have to 100 characters lol. So in addition, highly recommend the cheese zip and a root beer float.

Thank DRocksNRoll
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

One of a kind drive-in burger, dog and root beer place. The zip burger is a loose meat sandwich with traditional melted cheese, onions, pickles and mustard. You can go BBQ or chili if you prefer. The other main choice is the hot dog with...More

Thank Jo S
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Blytheville, AR
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Food was good but cheese was salty. Loved the cherry float and the carhop was great! First time here.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This is a fun little local spot that's been here forEVER. If you're not aware of it, you must not have lived here very long. It's tucked out of the way a bit, off of the business loop, but it's worth taking the time to...More

Thank 773melindak
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

A hole in the way that is extremely hard to find. Once you find it is incredible. The food is great and cheap. Chili dog with chili cheese fries is the play!!!

Thank criticblock
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

My husband, a Columbia native, introduced me to this place on a visit. The zip burger is so good. I'm pretty sure it's addictive because I made my husband go back the next day! It's a unique burger and everyone should have one!

Thank zippycomehappy
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Mugs up has been up and operating for as long as I can remember. It has people who bring your order to your car. It's shoddy looking exterior makes you wonder if you should eat there. I did anyway and I was not impressed. It's...More

Thank Barbara P
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Such a great little place to eat. Good food, but be prepared to wait as they open at 11:00am and people are always already waiting to place orders. They try to be fast but for just a chili cheese bun and fries I waited 20...More

Thank Brenda H
Reviewed 6 March 2016

This isn't a health food stand but good place to go for cheap, tasty, old-fashioned food and drink. A Columbia institution.

Thank Craig D
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 603 Orange St, Columbia, MO 65203-2401
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 573-443-7238
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