Dine in Independence


  • Cafe Verona

    206 W. Lexington Independence, MO 64050 (map | website ) 816-833-0044

    Cafe Verona welcomes diners with a larger than life mural of Botticelli's Venus arising from the sea. Dine on Mediterranean/Italian food, from paninis and pasta to poultry, seafood, antipasto and gourmet spirits.

  • Clinton’s Soda Fountain

    100 W. Maple Avenue Independence, MO 64050 (map | website ) 816-833-2046

    Hop on a bar stool for a handmade cherry phosphate with a slice of history on the side. Harry Truman worked here sweeping floors and dusting counters for his first job.

  • Ophelia's Restaurant & Inn

    201 N. Main Independence, MO 64050 (map | website ) 816-461-4525

    An upscale eclectic American bistro on the historic Square which serves creative seasonal fare for lunch and dinner, boasting a full wine list and outstanding Sunday brunch.

  • The Big Biscuit

    16506 E. 40 Highway Independence, MO 64055 (map | website ) 816-478-6958

    The star of both the breakfast and lunch menu are the giant fresh homemade biscuits. Lunch menu also includes, burgers, wraps, sandwiches, hot lunch plates, soups and salads.

  • The Rheinland Restaurant

    208 N. Main Street Independence, MO 64050 (map | website ) 816-461-5383

    Experience a taste of Germany at this family-owned eatery, featuring weinerschnitzel, homemade apple strudel and a generous selection of imported German beers.

  • V’s Italiano Ristorante

    10819 E U. S. 40 Highway Independence, MO 64055 (map | website ) 816-353-1241

    This local landmark serves family recipes in the old world charm of grape arbors and a beautiful waterfall. Voted #1 for Best Italian Food by Open Table Diners of Kansas City.