5 Healthy Columbia Restaurants That Won't Break Your New Year's Resolutions

Keeping up with New Year’s Resolutions can be difficult, where there are so many delicious food options in town. Many of our customers come to us with a simple question: “Where can I eat healthy in Columbia?” With a variety of options in the area, we’ve decided to provide a list of our top five favorite place to eat in Columbia.

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Healthy eating doesn’t have to be boring or dull. Room 38 is a lounge with healthy drinks and dishes that will leave you pleased and coming back for more. In conjunction with their gluten-free menu, all of their items are made in-house with the freshest ingredients. The best part? You don’t have to feel guilty for enjoying a signature cocktail infusion in this eclectic lounge. All of Room 38’s specialty drinks are made with quality ingredients, fresh fruits and agave instead of sugar!


Situated on South 9th Street near the University of Missouri campus, Ingredient True Eatery has been providing fresh and organic food to Columbia residents in a fast and casual environment where you can take your food to go or dine-in with a friend. Ingredient has a great build-your-own salad, so you can make your meal fit your dietary needs.


G&D Steakhouse is locally owned and operated in Columbia, MO. If you are looking for some of the best USDA certified steaks, you can find them here – prepared and fresh cut daily! It’s the best place in town to meet your daily protein requirements while enjoying a tasty, guilt-free meal.


Cold Cuts and juices at Main Squeeze are just a few of the items available on this all-natural menu. Serviced by local farms such as Share Life and Happy Hollow Farms, Main Squeeze has natural ingredients available every day of the week. We’re a fan of the salad and soup of the day options available for lunch. Take a moment and try the juice while you’re there too, it’s what they’re known for.



If you want to “cheat” for a day while staying healthy, Addison’s has dishes for any demographic. The upscale, but affordable environment gives you the option to choose healthy dishes that allow you to stay on track with your diet. If you want be a daredevil, try their famous nacho’s during their happy hour.

Healthy dieting is essential to healthy living. If want to take another step to improve your health and wellness, sign up for a membership at Body Refinery Gym in Columbia, Missouri. The instructors at our gym are more than capable of fulfilling the needs for your New Year’s Resolution.