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(573) 777-1177

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304 S 9th St. Columbia, MO 65201

open everyday

M – Thurs: 11am – 8pm
Fri: 11am – 10pm
Sat:  10am – 10pm
Sun: 10am – 8pm

Dedicated to the craft of live fire bbq

open everyday

Mon – Thurs: 11am – 8pm
Fri: 11am – 10pm
Sat:  10am – 10pm
Sun: 10am – 8pm

Visit Us

304 S 9th St, Columbia, MO 65201

Our Culture

Grandfather Bud was a man who stood for family, bar-b-cue, and the lost art of hospitality. He made people feel special, and was someone you always had to say hello to. Bud’s Classic Bar-B-Que strives to uphold these values by bringing people together over simply good bar-b-cue.

To us, bar-b-cue is code for sit down, be present, and have a good time. Our love for food comes from memories of gathering with friends and family. Although the meal was always honest and plenty, the real joy came from laughter,  great company, and a feeling of welcomeness.

So come on in, make yourself at home. Let us do the cooking while you make the memories.


Days open a week


Signitaure sides


draft beers


Cocktails on tap




Order Ahead

Top Notch! Food was great and service was good also…loved the whole vibe, just what Columbia needed!

John L.

As a KC native, I’ve been waiting for a BBQ spot with this kind of atmosphere in Columbia. Not only was the pulled pork some of the best I’ve ever had, but the experience was top notch.

Haley C.

What We’re Serving

Our menu is constantly adapting as we develop new flavors and methods of making.
For updated menu options and specials, follow us on Instagram and check out our stories.


Prime Brisket
Pulled Pork
Spare Ribs
Jalapeno Cheddar Sausage
Smoked Turkey
Smoked Chicken
Pork Belly Burnt Ends


Matt’s Mac n Cheeze
Hatch Creamed Corn
Borracho Beans
Baked Potato Salad
Tangy Slaw
Honey Butter Biscuit
Tater Tot Casserole
Mexican Street Rice
Mexican Cornbread
Green Beans


Biscuits and Gravy
Pulled Pork Benedict
Brisket Breakfast Tacos
Bud’s Breakfast


Smoked Chicken Tinga Tacos
Smoked Beef Cheek Tostadas
Brisket Tacos


Done Right

Our roots started in Hereford, Texas, the beef capital of the world. We take pride in our process, and understanding the detail of each slab of meat. We spent the last year learning from the best in Texas craft bar-b-que to bring those flavors to Columbia, MO.

Our two custom-made, wood-fueled smokers are powered by live-fire. With this process, the wood itself becomes an ingredient rather than just a fuel source. When you run a clean fire with incredible hardware and use it the right way, it’s magical. Just imagine the sweetness of caramel and even a dark chocolate note on your brisket from a carefully managed live fire.

We spend 12 to 14 hours putting together a product that you might consume in 3 to 4 minutes. We’ll do that every day and enjoy it because what goes on behind the scenes is what makes it a craft.

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(573) 554-5844

304 S 9th St, Columbia, MO 65201

Open Everyday

9am – 12am

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