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Main Squeeze

28 S 9th St, Columbia, MO 65201-4814
+1 573-817-5616
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“sandwiches” (11 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28 S 9th St, Columbia, MO 65201-4814
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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Very happy we decided to "try" this place. Great choices and varieties of specialty foods. We had The Works bowl and the Big Sky wrap, and both were an excellent choice. Add a Pineapple Express smoothie and Fruit Soup smoothie and you've got a great...More

Thank Charlotte R
naturalfoodie2013, Owner at Main Squeeze, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Wow! Thanks for that awesome review. We’re so happy you decided to “try “us out and even happier that you enjoyed it so much on our busiest day of the year! Hope to see you again

Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Thrilled to find this delightful restaurant with endless creative and delicious vegetarian dishes. We stopped in for a late lunch after attending a football game. We ordered the hummus, which was served with a variety of fresh veggies; a smoothie (berries and peanut butter---tasted like...More

Thank KareninStLouis
naturalfoodie2013, Owner at Main Squeeze, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Karen! Your 5 star review made our day!!! Thanks for coming in and for taking the time to share your experience with us! Hope you’ll visit again!

Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I just had our first lunch here. We both had the one love burger. It was fabulous! So glad to find a place with delicious vegan meals. Will be back soon.

Thank stelladude
naturalfoodie2013, Owner at Main Squeeze, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Oh my goodness what a great review! thank you for taking the time to let us know how much you enjoyed your burgers!! Hope you will join us again soon! We are always working on new vegan items so thanks for the encouragement

Reviewed 9 October 2017

The lemon tahini dressing on any salad is recommended. I like the kale salad. The soups and other dishes are interesting. Very fun place to eat.More

Thank lawmom4
naturalfoodie2013, Owner at Main Squeeze, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Hey there! Thank you so very much for taking the time to review us. Those 5 stars really make our day! I love the Lemon Tahini so much we haven't changed the recipe in 20 years! I appreciate your business and hope you will stop...More

Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Vegetarian sandwiches, soups and salads at this small cafeteria style restaurant on the main drag a very short walk from campus. The staff was friendly and the quality was good. Despite this, the sandwiches and wrap we all had were bland and they should have...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We've been eating here forever. Great for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It's a bit pricey, but there's a reason: you're paying for food that's grown (mostly) locally. My favorites are Good Fortune Wrap, Petrushka Wrap, Big Sky Buh-Ree-Tow, the quesadilla, the breakfast burrito, and an...More

1  Thank Phillip O
naturalfoodie2013, Owner at Main Squeeze, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Hey Reverend Wayne! Thanks for that awesome review and for being such a great customer all these years. Let us know anything we can do that would warrant a 5 star rating! We are always looking to improve!

Reviewed 23 May 2017

One of my friends wanted to order food to go from this place. I was skeptical about the vegetarian plates, but wow was I surprised. I ordered a wrap and it was delicious. Even though none of my friends are vegetarians seems to be a...More

1  Thank Willie R
naturalfoodie2013, Owner at Main Squeeze, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Willie!!!! That is our FAVORITE KIND OF REVIEW! Thank you for taking time to write it, my staff will be very happy a skeptic enjoyed his visit! Thank so much!!!!!

Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

I always stop here for late lunch when I come to Columbia for work. The food is fresh, delicious and energizing. The Buddha bowl is one of my favorites but I've never had a bad meal here. Good natured staff. So glad this place is...More

1  Thank iburiedpaul
naturalfoodie2013, Owner at Main Squeeze, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2017

Hey IBURIEDPAUL (lol) thanks for that AWESOME REVIEW! Nothing brightens our day like a 5 star review that mentions the food AND the staff! You made our weekend! We hope to see and feed you again soon. Thanks again for the love.

Reviewed 15 March 2017

Was taken here by a vegan friend, I was really impressed with the menu selection. My smoothie was delicious and I could actually see myself enjoying a vegan lifestyle after seeing some of the different dishes walked past me. Can get crowded at lunch so...More

1  Thank Pearlsandsquirrels
naturalfoodie2013, Owner at Main Squeeze, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2017

Hey Pearlsandsquirrels! Thanks for taking the time to write that lovely review. When we can impress a non-vegetarian we think we are doin' alright. Hope you'll join us again!

Reviewed 24 February 2017

Very laid back atmosphere - artsy and eclectic. The employees are helpful and respectful. The owner, Lee, is an amazing woman!More

1  Thank Jude S
naturalfoodie2013, Owner at Main Squeeze, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2017

Sweet Jude! Thank you for your kind words and for just taking the TIME to share your thoughts about the Squeeze. One of the best parts of owning Main Squeeze is getting to see so many of the same beautiful people over the past 20...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 S 9th St, Columbia, MO 65201-4814
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 573-817-5616
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Main Squeeze Natural Foods Cafe is what happened when a love of food and a passion for sustainability met a community filled with hungry, loving people. At Main Squeeze we are celebrating a decade of serving healthy and delicious all-natural foods. Super fresh and tasty food and drinks are central to our success, but we think it's our mission that keeps folks coming back.
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