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The Independent

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Serving American Fusion Cuisine
US$9 - US$39
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews steak salad truffle mac and cheese ahi tartare fries pastrami sandwich rack of lamb seafood sandwiches great patio great cocktails sister restaurant cooked perfectly bloody mary recommend this restaurant wonderful meal stopped for lunch
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Reviewed 11 February 2019

A group of us went to The Independent a had a great dinner. We highly recommend the Free Range Herb Roasted Chicken, the Filet, and the Rib eye. The filet was as tender as any steak I’ve had. We trained many of the desserts. Our...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank LosCaboscouple
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

Special retirement celebration for my wife. She ordered the over priced skirt steak “medium.” It came closer to rare. My king Salmon was extremely dry, couldn’t even finish it. It came with a pathetic store bought yellow rice, and although the green beans looked great,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Erikjd1346
Reviewed 12 December 2018

The menu has a wide variety of meals. The wait staff are exceptional. They have a great patio if the weather is good. Love the pork chop! And the truffle mac and cheese is a must have.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lougumm
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

To be honest I was surprised that the tables didn't give more privacy & it wasn't as "fancy" as I had anticipated having heard it was pricey. -- ❤️With that said, the food was fantastic! Best steak I've ever had! Veggies cooked to perfection! Great...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Christine M
Reviewed 8 December 2018

The restaurant is right off Main St. It was drizzling when were in Placerville but we walked to the restaurant anyway. There were 12 of us. The drinks were excellent. They had a very nice and varied menu. The food was prepared as requested. The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank FosterMT
Reviewed 18 November 2018

I hope today was a very isolated experience. Because it was kinda ugly. We stopped in for lunch, a decent size crowd was in the place so I expected service to be a bit slow. Even for the next 80 minute including after the crowd...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Voyager45222643063
Reviewed 18 November 2018

Ordered hot chocolate. Got warm chocolate. They did take it back and it came back hot. Ordered soup. Finally came out cold. Sent it back. Came out cold again. Sent it back again. Finally came out warm. Too bad it didn't taste very good. Got...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank jaimexplorer
Reviewed 15 November 2018

Four of us had lunch here recently for the first time . We had great food and service and highly recommend this restaurant . Everything we had was excellent. The Tempura battered fish and chips was much better than traditional beer battered fish and chips....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Stephen O
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

This is my family’s favorite restaurant in Placerville. We were celebrating three birthdays a they had something very special for us for dessert.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank 2triproad1
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

I can’t say enough good things about this place. We had a reservation at 4:30 on a Friday and we were seated immediately. The waiters were very friendly, attentive and informative. Some of our orders were tricky, but our waiter managed to get them all...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Response from Phil N | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall exactly what we paid, but my impression was that it was moderate. We had a salmon burger sandwich and their sweet potato fries as I recall. Both were fantastic. I share the comments of the others about the... More
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