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Court House Exchange

) #11 of 205 Restaurants in Independence $$ - $$$ American, ,
113 W Lexington Ave, Independence, MO 64050-3705
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
113 W Lexington Ave, Independence, MO 64050-3705
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were surprised you had to go downstairs for this restaurant. It was so delicious and you got a large plateful of food at very reasonable prices. We will be back. There is also a beautiful large wooden bar to belly up to.

Thank LeeLinda B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was good. Large portions, good salad bar. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Great atmosphere.

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Enjoyed a nice Reuben and cup of potato soup for lunch. Very good. Pleasant/prompt service. Oh, coconut cake was superb!

Thank bhadler
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Was pleasantly surprised. Looked like a bar coming in with grandchildren but hung in there and was happy with the results. Had the Oregon Trail burger which was great and everyone liked what they had. Do not miss the applesauce or the root beer and/or...More

Thank Brad G
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This basement/ below ground restaurant has an historic background. Lots of political business was conducted here, and President Harry Truman frequented the restaurant. A nice salad bar and varied menu are offered. The turkey Reuben sandwich can't be beat, and there is no extra charge...More

Thank MJKC_11
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Had a great meal, great service. Great salad bar - which is very hard to find. In general, a very pleasant experience and I will be back. Worth a try!

Thank jenks2013
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I absolutely LOVE this restaurant! I've never had anything I didn't totally adore. Their salad bar is so so so good and the biscuits are icing on the cake. Brisket Mac and Cheese, onion rings, tenderloin, desserts...all crazy good! It's a little diamond in the...More

Thank lindseyw771
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The have a small salad bar which is a plus for us. The tenderloin is huge. The service was wonderful. Did not have to wait long and the food was excellent. I would definitely go back there again if ever in Independence.

Thank welchcs
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I will be honest, my feelings seem to be the exception and not the rule. I visited on St. Patrick's day specifically looking for corned beef. We were escorted to a table in the back where it was quite noisy. Again as a disclaimer, it...More

1  Thank Kcbankruptcy
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We live close to the square and the Courthouse Exchange is our Go To restaurant! Great sandwiches and fries! Terrific salad bar and soup or whatever you are in the mood for....their food will hit the spot! My family loves the fried dill pickles, queso...More

Thank Holly M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 W Lexington Ave, Independence, MO 64050-3705
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
Located below street level, the rock walls, wooden bar, and fixtures lend the bar a cozy feel. Pop in for a hearty bite to eat or a cold drink with friends. The Court House Exchange serves some of the best sandwiches in town. Try our burgers & fries, the fried chicken platter, or a hefty pork tenderloin.
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