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28 S 9TH St, Columbia, MO 65201-4814
+1 573-817-5616
08:00 - 20:00
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Kansas City, Missouri
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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 here.

Thank iburiedpaul
naturalfoodie2013, Owner at Main Squeeze, responded to this review

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. More 

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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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 plan ahead.

Thank Pearlsandsquirrels
naturalfoodie2013, Owner at Main Squeeze, responded to this review

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! More 

1 review
Reviewed 24 February 2017

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

Thank Jude S
naturalfoodie2013, Owner at Main Squeeze, responded to this review

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 years, including YOU! xoxo More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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70 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

All organic and healthy foods, breakfast and lunch foods. Homemade smoothies and juices. Cute decor, would visit again

Thank ampress727
naturalfoodie2013, Owner at Main Squeeze, responded to this review

HEY THERE ampress727! Thanks for taking the time to review us. We are super happy you enjoyed the smoothies and especially tickled you liked our super recycled decor! Hope to see you again! More 

Moberly, Missouri
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The juice bar is a unique place to get that out of the way mix of vegatables and citrus mixed together.

1 Thank vermillionroad59
Columbia, Missouri
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Great whole, clean food and it's very tasty. Breakfast or lunch, you can always count on getting a very good made-from-scratch meal from Main Squeeze.

Thank debColumbia_Missouri
naturalfoodie2013, Owner at Main Squeeze, responded to this review

Hey Ms. Deb! Thank you so much for taking the time to review Main Squeeze and especially for mentioning the quality of our food. That means a lot to us and hope we see you again soon! More 

Overland Park, KS
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224 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Wow--great little place for breakfast in the heart of downtown CoMo. Our group tried lots of different items and found everything to be excellent. Cashier seemed a little grumpy, but it was a busy morning. Rest of the folks working there were super friendly! Try it, you'll like it!

Thank weathermankc
naturalfoodie2013, Owner at Main Squeeze, responded to this review

Hi weathermankc! Are you really a weather man in kc?!?! if so, cool! I wanted to thank you for coming in and then taking time to write that review. I'm really glad you enjoyed your breakfast but was a bit concerned that the cashier was grumpy. If you feel comfortable would you mind telling me which day last week you... More 

Gander, Canada
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We shared the TLT (tempeh bacon, lettuce, tomato, mayo on sourdough) and the Catalpa (rice, beans, cheese, onion, tomato, enchilada sauce, sour cream, sprouts & sunflower seeds) - both were excellent! There are a couple of outdoor tables so we sat outside. It was nice and the food was awesome. If I lived in Columbia, this would be my go-to... More 

Thank Carmel P
naturalfoodie2013, Owner at Main Squeeze, responded to this review

So glad to hear you enjoyed your meal at the squeeze and for taking the time to write such a nice review! Hope you'll stop by when you're in Columbia again. We are launching a new more veganized menu this fall and look forward to your trying it. Thanks again and have a great day! More 

Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
70 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Always great and consistent food with a mind to buying the food where you eat it. Enjoyed the Ruby, Sunshine burger, lavender iced tea and curious George smoothy. Staff friendly and service fast for food made especially for you. ***. A true Columbia staple.

Thank mudrunner2016
naturalfoodie2013, Owner at Main Squeeze, responded to this review

OMG Kay! Thank you soooo much for taking the time to write that glowing review. It really, truly, MADE MY DAY. More 

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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

One of the few vegetarian/vegan options in this area. Great variety of items. Good quality. Wish I was staying longer so I could stop by again!

Thank Silverbeast3

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
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
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?