Broadway Brewery & Restaurant
Ratings: 14 | Reviews: 9 | Display Reviews Only:
4.13/5 rDev +10.4%
I was in Columbia to visit my daughter and take in a Mizzou basketball game. There was a total of 7 of us that went here for an early dinner and it was great.
You can enter either on Broadway or through the back. It is semi-basement but feels light and airy. The bar is in back and seats about 12. The rest of the divided space is a mix of small and large tables.
We had a short wait to be seated but spent the time at the bar area enjoying some really nice beers. A Black IPA and Amber both received good reviews. The bartender was friendly and free with samples and could easily explain the standards and the rotating specials.
Once seated out waitress was on top of things. She made sure the glasses remained filled and did a great job explaining the specials and making sure everyone's order was right.
The food was very good and I liked their emphasis on local sourcing.
Prices were outstanding. I know this is a college town but $3 for a pint of good beer is a bargain in my book.
04-25-2014 18:25:38 | More by Redrover
3.1/5 rDev -17.1%
Have been to Broadway Brewery several times since it opened. As with most new places, my experiences have been both good and bad. Service is inconsistent at best and the food is a bit overpriced. I have enjoyed some of their pizzas, but most of the other food I've tried has been underwhelming especially when considering the price. The beers had often been undercarbonated, but that issue appears to be rectified. Most beers are pretty solid, although I've had a couple that I did not like (e.g., imperial stout). I've really enjoyed their winter warmer and porter. In all, a good spot to have a beer and enjoy the atmosphere, but the subpar food keeps me from stopping by here more often.
05-12-2011 14:04:02 | More by bunny3
3.38/5 rDev -9.6%
I have been wanting to try this brewpub for some time. The atmosphere was that of a trendy upscale pub a little dark and small but quaint. The smell of boiling malt hit you as you enter the door. You can actually see all the brewing equipment and the brewery from the dining room. The restroom set up was very odd. There was no stall for the commode and it was right by the door. The bartender was friendly and knowledgeable but it did take 40 minutes to get my food. The food servings were extremely small and expensive. The flavor was alright but nothing special for the price you pay. I had Bison burger and root vegetables. The vegetables were soggy and the mini burger had virtually no condiments. I did like all the beers but I thought they were very neutral in their properties nothing really stuck out as far as flavor, aroma or appearance.
02-23-2011 12:31:52 | More by MTNboy
4.7/5 rDev +25.7%
I've been coming to this brewpub for 6 months now. The atmosphere is warm but sophisticated at the same time. lots of local art ,one t.v. this is not a sports bar,which is a good thing for me. the service is great.an eager,knowledgeable staff is always ready to serve you. A fella named Dan is especially good. on to the all important beer... Paul dtickerson is the brewmaster and does an amazing job of brewing beer with the changing seasons. The beer menu consists of 7 different styles of beer,all of them very solid if not outstanding for the style. A very clean and compact brewery is visible through huge glass windows behind a 25 seat bar.now,on the food. Oh,the food. Almost eveything is locally grown and raised by local farmers.(a lot of them organic) the menu is pretty diverse and always changes with the seasons. All the food is either solid or exceptionally good. Overall.Broadway brewery is a great brew pub that puts even local favorites to shame..(aka flat branch) if you get a chance to visit,you won't be dissapointed.
01-10-2011 00:58:03 | More by cohumulone
4.3/5 rDev +15%
I was in town for busines at University of Missouri and killed an afternoon by having beers and lunch at Flat Branch and then heading over to Broadway around 2:00 before catching a flight out of town.
Broadway is located on the main drag (Broadway) in a space below street level. It's a cozy atmosphere with the bar at the very end and the brewing operation behind glass behind the bar. Live Dave Mathews show provided light back ground music.
After a sans hop experience at Flat Branch, I was craving something hoppy and went with a sample each of their APA, Rye IPA, and Double IPA. The APA and Rye were both pretty good. The DIPA, while accounting for degree of difficulty, was a bit sweet and lacked the biterness and hop punch I was hoping for.
The bartender knew much more about fly fishing than beer but he made up for that with being a super cool and friendly guy. When I told him it was hops I was after, he poured me a sample of the summer ale. A nice offer but not against the lineup I already had in front of me.
As a homebrewer and critical beer drinker, I felt more of a connection to Broadway than Flat Branch. If it's true that the place is pretty new, there on the right track with styles that may need some dialing in. They also had quality guest taps from Moylans and New Holland.
05-27-2010 01:41:15 | More by Yetiman420
Broadway Brewery & Restaurant in Columbia, MO
87 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.