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629 Main Street, Suite 102, Placerville, CA
530-344-7645
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Phone (530)344-7645

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
good eats

The food is very good here. I would recommend it for special occasions such as birthdays or anniversaries. It has an intimate ambiance. Had the prawn strawberry salad. It was wonderful.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
Shirley S
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Placerville, California
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Carmichael, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

This is a great place to have lunch and I bet a great place for dinner too. We arrived at 11:45 AM and we were seated quickly. There were a few people sitting at the bar having cocktails and lunch. Our server was Ryan and he was very good and knowledgeable. He was very personable and joked with my wife... More 

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Placerville, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

The food is very good here. I would recommend it for special occasions such as birthdays or anniversaries. It has an intimate ambiance. Had the prawn strawberry salad. It was wonderful.

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Sacramento, California
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151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We made reservations for 5:30, well before the normal Saturday evening rush period. We asked for an outside table, which was a mistake because it was hotter than we had anticipated, and the umbrellas did not do a good job of keeping some of us out of direct sunlight. Moreover, the reflection from the restaurant's windows focused sunlight on others... More 

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Camino, California, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Four of us went in for our anniversary dinner. Service was prompt and top notch. Two of us ordered the New York steak, each cooked differently. Both were exactly as ordered. The other two had the pork chop. Again, perfectly cooked. At first, I was concerned, since the inside dining room is on the small side, that the noise level... More 

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Minden, NV
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Although the restaurant was hopping, we had good service! Tried a couple of great draft beers and an excellent reuben sandwich. Love the fact that server came back to ask if the fries were crisp enough. Fries were perfect. Parking was a little tight

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Santa Rosa, Ca
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Nice atmosphere. You can eat outside in the garden area or inside. Food good and staff nice. A little spendy, My friend loved it.

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Tomales, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

While enroute from the Bay Area to our home near Carson City, we decided to try The Independent based upon its TripAdvisor reviews. We're pleased to confirm! This is a fine all-around restaurant. Although it was Fathers' Day and The Independent was rather crowded (and we without a reservation), we were politely greeted and within 90 seconds seated at a... More 

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Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We were staying in an RV park south of here so headed into Placerville for lunch and thought we had exhausted all options then saw this restaurant. We ate in the patio which was nice and food was excellent as was the service! A Great experience!

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We love to eat at The Independent. Their menu offers some fare that you can't find in other restaurants. The service is great and we also enjoy sitting at the bar for a drink and chatting with locals. It's one of our favorite places to go on date night. Also Sunday brunch is awesome.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This wonderful gem has fine food, and a good happy hour from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. M-F. The staff is very friendly, and you can have them make up a traditional cocktails served with old fashioned style. Try a drink called "The Last Word." The atmosphere is upscale, but remains very inviting. I enjoyed the filet mignon in demi glace,... More 

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Additional Information about The Independent

Address: 629 Main Street, Suite 102, Placerville, CA
Phone Number: 530-344-7645
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Placerville
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 629 Main Street, Suite 102, Placerville, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Placerville
  • Phone Number: 530-344-7645

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

Phone (530)344-7645
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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