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International Cafe

26 S 9th St, Columbia, MO 65201-4814
+1 573-449-4560
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
2 Nov 2018
“Lunch ”
20 Feb 2018
“Great falafel”
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
26 S 9th St, Columbia, MO 65201-4814
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Reviewed April 27, 2014

My wife and I have been eating at this restaurant for almost 25 years and the food is as good now as it was when it opened. The same wonderful family has operated the restaurant throughout it's history. Great selection of Middle Eastern/Mediterranean food, including...More

Date of visit: April 2014
Thank Steve M
Reviewed April 22, 2014

Authentic Greek food (and more) and nice prices. Generous portions, freshly made, nice location right downtown with indoor and outdoor seating. The Greek Salad was generous, there are several different options for gyros, and friendly, quick service. This is a nice break from some of...More

Date of visit: April 2014
Thank Caroline722
Reviewed March 17, 2014

Small restaurant in a very busy downtown during True/False Film Festival. Ate here last year, as well, and thoroughly enjoyed the different offerings. Not a lot of tables, but during festival time, eating is often at odd times, so we've been fine. Reasonable cost, food...More

Date of visit: March 2014
Thank Barbara M
Reviewed July 30, 2013

I am a long term fan of this little place. The spanakopita is so good, I often order an entire pan to take to dinner parties. The menu isn't huge but everything on it is outstanding. I cannot eat there without have the thick, delicious...More

Date of visit: March 2013
Thank James M
Reviewed June 4, 2013

I went with my niece. She had a gyro dinner. I had a falafel dinner and was not at all disappointed. My only complaint was that he did not have coffee ready, so I had to go next door to Lakota Coffee company for that....More

Date of visit: June 2013
Thank Philip_Wilson
Reviewed April 20, 2013

We had lunch here after the Main Squeeze was closed. They have a nice selection of food choices. All very good, especially the Falafal. We would eat here again.

Date of visit: March 2013
Thank tm2924
Reviewed February 21, 2013

Delightful Middle Eastern cafe run by a wonderful family. Food is fresh and tasty, with daily homemade soups (my favorite is the lima bean) and desserts.

Date of visit: February 2013
Thank LMOverby
Reviewed December 19, 2012

I was visiting Columbia for the first time and while walking around the eclectic downtown shopping district, was drawn into this little place by the advertisements of their daily specials. Inside the quiet, bright, clean, very casual dining area, was an inviting counter of fresh...More

Date of visit: November 2012
Thank Dana A
Reviewed November 27, 2012

I've been here on three different occasions for lunch in the last four months (visiting the university). Each time the meals have been fresh and tasty. Salads are crisp and the hummus is very good. If you enjoy authentic, middle eastern food, you really need...More

Date of visit: October 2012
Thank mike_janssen74
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 S 9th St, Columbia, MO 65201-4814
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 573-449-4560
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