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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 30 June 2015 via mobile

If you like some greasy cheesy comfort food , this is the place. I should eat here weekly but it's a little of a drive for me. Good stuff though. Looks like a dive but good food. Staff friendly as well.

Thank dontcare1973
Reviewed 16 June 2015

One of the last remaining "icon's" of Columbia...sadly, Ray (original owner) has probably rolled over in his grave several times...the food is HORRIBLE!! The buns are stale and squished...hard telling how long they have set in the open air?? The sandwich which made them who...More

Thank pmshaw
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Mugs Up Drive In is DELICIOUS!!! Go for the root beer float stay for a chili dog and fries. Wear you fat pants and carry a bib just to be safe. The service is awesome!

Thank MCook215
Reviewed 27 March 2015 via mobile

Since the 1950's Mugs Up has served the best zip burgers, chili cheese dogs, and root beer floats in the mid west. A must go for food!

Thank Joy D
Reviewed 11 December 2014 via mobile

Food is good, floats are awesome. Quick and inexpensive lunch. Location is a little sketchy, and there are no bathrooms or place to get out and stretch you legs if you traveling.

Thank sunshine m
Reviewed 4 October 2014

Mugs up is one of the best burger places in Columbia. I have never had anything bad from there is the 30+ years I have been eating there. The bad part is what to order since it's all good. I can never make up my...More

Thank Candy W
Reviewed 14 September 2014

Incredibly delicious burgers and fries, and fantastic handmade floats! For many locals (myself included) the beginning of spring is a reminder that Mugs Up will soon open.

1  Thank conorfox
Reviewed 28 June 2014

Grew up going to the one in Overland Park, KS. Would always get the gallon of rootbeer to take home. Visited one afternoon last week and ordered a float to go. Guess I should have said to stay and maybe I would have got it...More

Thank ResistantTraveler
Reviewed 9 June 2014

My husband grew up loving this drive-in so we have to eat there at least a couple of times each time we visit his family. They serve a loose-beef sandwich, like a sauceless sloppy joe. I prefer the chili cheese buns. It's always packed out...More

Thank J S
Reviewed 5 May 2014

When visiting Columbia, we always stop in at Mugs Up for the BEST Rootbeer! This place is straight out of an Americana museum… an old-fashioned drive-in with home-cooked food.

Thank WonderfulWorld59
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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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