Live Well Restaurants

Live Well MissouriEating healthy just got easier! The Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services is sponsoring the Live Well Restaurant program. The program works with restaurants to identify healthy menu options. Restaurants that have at least two menu options that meet the criteria posted below are recognized as Live Well restaurants. Read more about the statewide Live Well Restaurants program.

Check back in the coming months for a complete list of Columbia Live Well Restaurants!

Live Well Restaurants must serve at least two healthy menu options that meet the following nutrition criteria:

Entrees (or full meals) must include one of the following:

  • fruits and/or vegetables
  • lean protein, i.e., skinless white meat poultry, fish/seafood, tofu, etc.
  • 100% whole grains


Entrees (or full meals) must have:

  • less than 751 calories and
  • less than 26 grams of fat and
  • less than 9 grams of saturated fat
  • less than 1050 milligrams of sodium

Appetizers, side dishes and desserts must have:

  • less than 251 calories and
  • less than 9 grams of fat and
  • less than 4 grams of saturated fat
  • less than 251 milligrams of sodium

None of the above food items may be deep fried.

Do you own or manage a restaurant Columbia or Boone County?

If so, find out how you can earn free advertising and promotional items in exchange for becoming a Live Well restaurant. Complete this form to get started.

Current Live Well Restaurants and menu items include:

Tiger Chef

 907 Rain Forest Pkwy, Columbia, MO 65202

  • Papaya Salad
  • Mango Salad
  • Baby Pok Choy Special
  • Spring Roll
  • Broccoli Special
  • Mixed vegeatbles

Room 38 Logo

38 N 8th St, Columbia, MO 65201

  • Steamed Edamame
  • Ahi Tuna Ceviche
  • Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna

Cafe Berlin

220 N 10th St, Columbia, MO 65201

  • Green Tossed Salad
  • The Murphy Lee


Park Restaurant and Bar

4380 Nocona Pkwy, Columbia, MO 65201

  • Large House Salad
  • Small House Salad 
  • Edamame

Wine Cellar505 Cherry St, Columbia, MO 65201

  • Sweet Potato Squash Soup with Coconut and Saffron
  • Chorizo Tempeh
  • Local Tomato Gazpacho with Ginger


907 Alley A, Columbia, MO 65201

  • Hamachi Sashimi (yellowtail)
  • Kani Sashimi (snow crab)
  • Amaebi Sashimi (sweet shrimp) 


MedMex Café

2609 E Broadway, Columbia, MO 65201

  • Tabouli Salad

  • Greek Salad with Tzatziki Sauce

Round Table Family Restaurant

937 MO-22, Centralia, MO 65240


  • Oatmeal 
  • Grilled Chicken Breast 
  • Stuffed tomato chicken 
  • Chicken diet delight 
  • Vegetable of the Day: green beans, carrots, corn, broccoli

Skyline Cafe

11300 S Airport Dr, Columbia, MO 65201

  • House Salad
  • Vegetable of the Day: corn 
  • Slice of toast

Cherie's Tea Room

3078 Lindbergh Dr, Columbia, MO 65201

  • Bean Dip Relish 
  • Side salad 
  • Fruit of the day: Pineapple, Strawberries, Blueberries

Heuer's Cafe

15471 Old U.S. 63, Sturgeon, MO 65284

  • Cucumber Salad 
  • One egg 
  • Applesauce

Buzz Cafe

106 N Ogden St, Sturgeon, MO 65284

  • Applesauce 
  • Vegetable of the day: corn, peas, broccoli, green beans
  • Oatmeal 

Tex Red Solo Cup BBQ

890 E Highway 22, Centralia, MO 65240

  • Grilled Chicken Breast Sandwich
  • Grilled Tenderloin Sandwich

Perche Creek Cafe

6751 US Highway 40, Columbia, MO 65202

  • Fruit of the day: Watermelon, peaches, grapefruit, cantaloupe, & pineapple
  • Applesauce
  • Oatmeal

Midway One Stop Diner

6401 Highway 40 W, Columbia, MO 65202

  • Vegetable of the day:  Broccoli, Corn, Carrots
  • Tenderloin sandwich



1007 E Broadway, Columbia, MO 65201

  • Purple Kale Salad
  • Pappa al Pomodoro

Nourish Cafe and Market

1201 E Broadway, Columbia, MO 65201

  • Broadway Bowl
  • Pesto Bowl
  • Burrito Bowl
  • Marinara Bowl
  • Curry Bowl

Sycamore Restaurant

800 E Broadway, Columbia, MO 65201

  • Dinner Salad
  • Gazpacho Soup
  • Greek Salad

Broadway Diner

22 S 4th St., Columbia, MO 65201

  • Scottish Oatmeal
  • Quick Oatmeal
  • Single egg  


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