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Papa's Cat Cafe

Papa's Cat Cafe is exactly as it sounds: it combines coffee, baked treats and cats!

On one side is our cat playroom filled with 20 adoptable cats ready to be pet and snuggled and the cafe is separated by a dividing wall with a viewing window. It's the perfect place for midday relaxation, playdates and meeting up with friends. It's also great for helping children socialize with animals. We accept walk-in visits or reservations, but reservations get a FREE drink. And we have four different options for private rentals for birthdays and other parties.

The cafe is inspired by author, Ernest Hemingway, who also loved cats and whose Key West home has over 50 six-toed cats to this day. The decor of the cafe is inspired by his Key West home, and as such, our cafe promotes all things cats, coffee and books! We are partnered with the local cat rescue group, Boone County Animal Care, who provides our adoptable cats.

Want more info? Visit our WEBSITE where we have a FAQ page that answers common questions!


Tuesday   01:00PM — 05:00PM
Wednesday   10:00AM — 07:00PM
Thursday   10:00AM — 07:00PM
Friday   10:00AM — 07:00PM
Saturday   10:00AM — 07:00PM
Sunday   10:00AM — 04:00PM
14 S. Second St.
Columbia, MO 65203

Additional Information

Open Year-round
Gift / Souvenir Shop
Wi-Fi Available
ADA Fully Compliant
Wheelchair Accessible
No Smoking
All Ages
Historic District
Biking / Walking Trails
Pets Are Not Allowed
Less Than $10
American Express Card
Reservations Recommended
Reservations Not Required
Advance Contact Requested

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