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Ophelia's Restaurant & Inn

201 N Main St, Independence, MO 64050-2804
+1 816-461-4525
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“salmon” (16 reviews)
“brick chicken” (5 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
201 N Main St, Independence, MO 64050-2804
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic food, with a widely varied menu. Great service. Everything ordered, including the dessert, was delicious and uniquely prepared.

Thank Mcsgotraveling
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ophelias is on the expensive side, but it is a great place to eat for a special occasion. The food is always exceptional, and it is refreshing to eat at a non-chain restaurant. Worth it!

Thank csylvstr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner here while visiting Independence and this place was a great find: top notch food and drink, excellent service and a fun ambiance.

Thank JimParkRidge_IL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We happened on Ophelias on a recent trip to Independence. Are we delighted we did! Located in the downtown square of Independence this restaurant is fabulous. The menu is creative and the food superb. Service was also excellent. And, for those of us from the...More

Thank dfl406
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Expensive but worth every penny. Loved the food and atmosphere. Waiter/waitresses are very attentive and never have to ask for anything.

Thank nancyamans
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Relied on TripAdvisor to find this place and was not disappointed. Delicious steak soup. Club sandwich was very well done. Crab cake appetizer was very good and good size portion. Soup and half sandwich was $8.00 which I thought was fair.

Thank Quinnscommentary
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We are frequent diners at Ophelia's. It is the finest restaurant in Independence. Last night my companion had the sushi tuna entree -- delicious! I tried the "airline chicken." It was a beautiful presentation of fingerling potatoes, vegetables, and white meat of chicken pounded flat....More

Thank Baldy47
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We went here during restaurant week Spring 2017 and were disappointed. My sister and I ordered the restaurant week special. The portions were adequate, but fairly small. The meat was stringy, tough and very fatty. Service was slow and not very attentive. Their menu items...More

1  Thank Jody N
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Quiet evening of good food & conversation with friends. Our meals were excellent & our server was attentive, yet let us have our time to visit. We had 4 different entrees & all were good.

Thank Sydney H
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

This is an high-end restaurant! Excellent food, ambiance and wait staff. We chanced upon this venue for lunch. We had the brick chicken, which was superb and best of all, gluten free. The presentation was outstanding and the waitress explained that the chef makes everything...More

Thank nanadel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Full Bar, Reservations, Buffet, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 2:30 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: 201 N Main St, Independence, MO 64050-2804
    (E Maple Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: +1 816-461-4525
Overlooking the historic Independence Square, Ophelia's offers an infusion of cultural flavors in an eclectic American menu. The steaks, seafood, duck, and lamb are a few of our guest's favorite items. Layers of flavors contribute to all of the dishes we serve. You will find the atmosphere casual, yet romantic at the same time. Ophelia's in Independence is truly a gem off the beaten path.
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