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3915 S Providence Rd, Columbia, MO 65203-7106
+1 573-874-8009
11:00 - 01:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Some of the staff seemed young/privileged and acted a bit indifferent when it came to customer service but for the most part it was a good experience. I am new to the area and decided to start on the adventures of exploring the dining in the area. I had the Gruyere Baked Mushrooms as an appetizer and the Chicken Mudega... More 

Thank Estrella R
Columbia, Missouri
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79 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had dinner at Sophia's recently and we may have just found a new favorite. We had read good reviews and decided to try it. We went in early (5pm) on a Saturday to beat the possible rush after the Mizzou-Arkansas football game. I wish we had come a little earlier as there was a good group... More 

Baton Rouge
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Party of 10, excellent service, fast, courteous and attentive. Excellent menu selection and Tasty, tasty food. Everybody in our party loved their meals. Very reasonable, excellent atmosphere. Highly recommend!

Thank GeauxDoug
Columbia, Missouri
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99 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sophia's used to be our go-to neighborhood restaurant. No longer. The menu has not changed in years, the current management does not honor requests for "reservations" when we have clear agreement with them that we will have X number of people at Y hour, and is often downright surly if we question them. No longer a pleasant place to eat... More 

Thank velho2016
Columbia, Missouri
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a group of women that meet regularly, and so had several different items. All seemed good, lovely service, good conversation. We were seated under a speaker, which we will change for the next time.

Thank annmcginity
Columbia, Missouri
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love this restaurant for a start to date night sometimes. One of our faves. A local establishment, this mid-priced restaurant is located on the south side of town, a little out of the way. It's very easy to get there, however. The service is wonderful and the menu is incredibly diverse. Everything we've tried has been fabulous. The wait... More 

Thank 773melindak
Chillicothe, Missouri
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first trip to Sophia's. Many of the women in our family came to Columbia for the weekend to shop. We were a large group - about 14 of us and although they were very busy, our wait was minimal and the staff was accommodating. Our server was attentive and kind. The food selection seemed good and I... More 

Thank AngieCool
Thousand Oaks, California
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60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

The menu delivers real quality in dining. The calamari fritti was about the best I have ever had, and it included whole baby squid, like I found only in Spain and Italy. While the crab cakes were okay - sort of bland - the blue cheese topped filet tapas was outstanding. My wife's Salmon paillard was truly delicious, and my... More 

Thank abacusz
Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
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257 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We enjoyed a nice family dinner at this place, they serve nice salads and good food. The staff is friendly and the service is good. We had a great time and each of us could order something they preferred. So good place to take friends or family.

Thank Tbirdt-bird444
Columbia, Missouri
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I have been to Sophia's numerous times and it has always been great food. It is also an enjoyable atmosphere. Whether it is a date with my wife, a family brunch, or a team meeting, we have had great service. Most of the portions are perfect. Occasionally there has been a few items at lunch that were smaller than expected.... 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
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Italian, American
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3915 S Providence Rd, Columbia, MO 65203-7106
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 573-874-8009

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