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IndustryRestaurant, retail
Founded1884; 136 years ago (1884)
FounderPaul Blucher "Booch" Venable
United States
ProductsBar, restaurant, pool hall
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Booches is a bar, restaurant, and pool hall at 110 S. 9th Street in downtown Columbia, Missouri that was established in 1884.[1][2][3] It is the oldest pool hall in Columbia and is known for its hamburgers. It is located near the University of Missouri and has traditionally been frequented by college students.

  1. ^ Staples, Andy (August 9, 2017). "Ranking America's best college town meals". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved November 7, 2017.
  2. ^ Jarzemsky, Matt (April 18, 2008). "Pool hall popularity change over generations". Columbia Business Times. Retrieved November 7, 2017.
  3. ^ Cite error: The named reference Simonds 2004 was invoked but never defined (see the help page).

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