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The Independent

629 Main St, Suite 102, Placerville, CA 95667-5751
+1 530-344-7645
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (20 reviews)
“salad” (21 reviews)
Closes in 24 min
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
629 Main St, Suite 102, Placerville, CA 95667-5751
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was very busy at dinner time and we did not have reservations. So the wait was inconvenient, but understandable. We started with French Onion Soup, which was much better than expected. I am normally not a fan, but I finished it off after my...More

Thank Don C
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Tried by chance for a nice cold beer. Absolutely top notch. Staff couldn’t have been friendlier and happy / joking team. We felt very welcome - nice choice of beers also. Didn’t have time to try the food but the place was very busy considering...More

Thank peakdistricttravel
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Dropped in Tuesday night and were welcomed without a reservation. Pleasant ambiance: some other patrons a little jolly on the wine but it is a bar after all. Service excellent and food all very good. The two of us shared prawn salad, lamb, mashed pots,...More

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 21 March 2018

It was a cold, rainy Tuesday. There were quite a few people there, but they were not full. I can say the service was fast, but I can't tell you what it would be if they were really crowded. We had been wanting to try...More

Thank FoodieinCali
Reviewed 16 March 2018

The perfect place for a evening out with the girls. We sat outside on the patio under the lights and heaters. Oh my goodness the steak and mashed potatoes were the best. Our server was great and made sure were smiling all evening long. We...More

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Great cocktails, bartenders and food. It's one of my "go to" places! Happy hour gets you started and then dinner if you like. Great outdoor seating area.

Thank Betsy K
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Went to The Independent for the first time and it won't be the last. From the quick seating to great service from appetizer to dessert, this place rocks! Recommend reservations as the place is small inside (with heated patio dining as well). The smallness of...More

Thank Lori S
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is a nice, upscale restaurant with delicious food and excellent service. It's a bit pricey (as expected for a "nice" place) and can be a bit loud on weekends with all the activity, but it's really worth a try if you haven't been.

Thank pamelapN5772HJ
Reviewed 15 December 2017

This is the third time we have eaten here and we still enjoy the food. The servers are very pleasant, the prices are reasonable, and eating outside is warm and pleasant, and eating inside is ok, tho a bit loud. The chairs are all wooden...More

Thank Kip F
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

I️ arrived as a solo about 7:00 on a Friday. Hearing there was a 45 minute wait, I️ got the last seat in the bar, where you can order anything on the menu. I️ had the Ahi tuna appetizer and a wedge salad. The tuna...More

Thank Michael P
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Dale S
11 December 2015|
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
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
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 629 Main St, Suite 102, Placerville, CA 95667-5751
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Placerville
  • Phone Number: +1 530-344-7645
Serving American Fusion Cuisine
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