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Our Guide to the Best Date Night Spots & Menus in Columbia, Mo

Our Guide to the Best Date Night Spots & Menus in Columbia, Mo

From romantic atmospheres to fun evenings out, Columbia’s local eateries offer something for everyone. Take your Date Night from drab to fab with our favorite date night spots in Columbia, Mo.

Our Favorite Date Night Spots in Columbia, Mo


Sophia’s offers upscale dining with globally influenced cuisine. They have a fantastic selection of wines, with over 100 choices ranging from Merlots to Rieslings and for those special occasions, you can call and ask about their Reserve Wine list.

Menu Items to Check out:

  • Sophia’s Italian Nachos

These nachos are unlike anything you have ever tasted before. Fried pasta chips piled with marinara, red peppers, black olives, scallions, and your choice of protein. Take it from us, they are mouth-watering.

  • Three Mushroom Penne

If you’re into mushrooms, this is the perfect dish for you. Made with portabello, shiitake, and button mushrooms tossed with romas, shallots and penne pasta in a sun-dried tomato pesto cream - this dish is simply divine.

  • Chicken Mudega

The perfect savory chicken dish. Lightly breaded chicken breast topped with provolone cheese, sauteed with button mushrooms, prosciutto, and tarragon. Are you drooling yet?

44 Canteen

In the heart of downtown and always bustling, 44 Canteen offers a dynamic menu. From burgers to tacos and specialty cocktails, you can’t go wrong spending date night at 44 Canteen!

Menu Items to Check out:

  • Sweet Potato Wedges

Thick cut sweet potato fries, baked, fried and seasoned with your choice of two sauces - you can’t go wrong with this appetizer.

  • Canteen Burger

A crowd favorite, the canteen burger is prepared to perfection and will satisfy all your burger cravings.

  • Fish Tacos

44 Canteen is known for their amazing tacos, one you have to try is their delicious fish tacos!


Another downtown favorite and south side specialty, Addison’s is the place to be for a date night full of good food and a relaxing atmosphere. With a late-night happy hour and the best nachos in town, you won’t want to miss out on a special evening at Addison’s.

Menu Items to Check out:

  • Rosemary Baked Salmon

A must try! Baked rosemary and olive oil marinated salmon with grilled asparagus served over three cheese new potatoes and finished with sweet tarragon aioli.

  • Mederteraian Pizza

This classic pizza is a great choice to share with your loved one on a date night out!

  • Nachos Bianco

A lot like their amazing co-company, Italian Nachos from Sophia’s, these nachos are a cult favorite and unlike anything you’ve ever tasted.

Addison's will also be offering specials during Restaurant week (June 15-19), so be sure to check out their updated menu!


The perfect place for a double date, Flyover offers all their entrees in a family-style manner. Their excellent dishes are meant to be shared, so order a couple and get the benefit of sampling a variety of their delicious meals.

Menu Items to Check out:

  • Soft Pretzels

The perfect date night starter - Wood-fired pretzel bread, with warm Boursin fondue topped with walnuts, dried cranberries, and thyme-infused honey.

  • Midwestern Mac n Cheese

An ooey-gooey breaded masterpiece, this mac n cheese is a must-have!

  • Smoked Salmon

Citrus and herb-infused, this salmon is an excellent choice on its own or paired with other meals!


This one is for the laid back, Friday night kind of date night. Logboat Brewing Company is just minutes from downtown and offers a vast “Logboat Park” to lounge and play outdoor games. With their extensive drink menu and food trucks usually lined up outdoors, you won’t want to leave this special place!

Restaurant week is our favorite time of the year. It gives us the excuse to eat great food and support our local community. Explore more of our favorite locations and top menu items by visiting our site!

Let us know some of your favorite date night spots in Columbia, Mo and be sure to check us out on Instagram @savorcolumbia.

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