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Shakespeare's Pizza Downtown

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225 S 9th St, Columbia, MO 65201-4817
+1 573-449-2454
11:00 - 01:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 23:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

Not sure what the big deal is.........I've never been impressed with the quality. Spend time with family but nothing special.

Thank 401eeg
Greenville, South Carolina, United States
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97 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

I have been to Shakespeare's twice. Once in the old location, once in the new. This is a typical college town pizza place. Neither the food or atmosphere disappoints. This will be a staple for every visit to Columbia.

Thank Justin C
Jefferson City, Montana
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33 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

I had lunch pizza at shakespeare's pizza on west broadway and was pleasantly surprised with how great the pizza was, how much I got, the speed of getting served, and the price of the entire lunch with a drink. UNDER $5.00!!!! At lunch time they sell pizza by the slice and keep hot pizza's of all varieties coming out every... More 

Thank bonded0014
Saint Louis, Missouri
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70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

No trip to Columbia would be complete without this pizza. It's fun to watch them make pizzas and hand toss the crust. Their pizzas are huge. Try the meat lover's pizza, it's delicious.

Thank julztad
Ballwin, Missouri
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015

This has been our favorite since college (30 years!). Stopped in on our way to KC tonight. It is now located in an old Mexican place while the new building is under construction. THIS IS NOT THE SAME PIZZA as the original place! NOT EVEN CLOSE. Frozen grocery store pie is an accurate description. The salads taste the same tho!... More 

Thank Joe V
Greenville, South Carolina
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

Ate here because it was rated high. Venue is what you would expect for a great College restaurant and bar. I have to admit I thought the pizza was average. I do not understand the excellent food ratings. the pizza we had was like a cheep store bought frozen pizza I used to eat in college 30 years ago. All... More 

Thank Traveler54258
St. Louis
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36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

Amazing college pizza joint, been there for years and still going strong. has moved a block west due to construction, but still easy to find and worth it.

Thank Midwestfreqtrav
Blue Springs, Missouri
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

Good pizza and fun atmosphere. Salads are grest too! Bonus you get to keep your shakespeare's cup. Average prices

Thank 506tameras
Milford, Connecticut
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

Everyone told us--got to Shakespeare's for pizza! It's in a temporary location as its new building is constructed. You place your order at the counter and then sit at a table to wait for your name to be called. (It's near the Mizzou School of Journalism, I think they have the TV and radio majors announcing your name!) You pick... More 

Thank kellym506
Blue Springs, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

Great pizza! I miss the original site. The new location is good, but I love the atmosphere & long time tradition of the original location. It's still a must whenever visiting Mizzu!

Thank Becky G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 S 9th St, Columbia, MO 65201-4817
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 573-449-2454

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?