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The Independent

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629 Main Street, Suite 102, Placerville, CA 95667
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Placerville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Drinks are made with care and creativity. Happy Hour food is unique and delicious. Good prices for amazing eats.

Thank Traveler3020
Pasadena, California
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We came into the restaurant on a Friday evening with no reservations. The gentleman at the front worked to get our party of 8 seated at 2 tables close together without a long wait. The food was top notch and the service terrific. I would recommend this restaurant for a great night out with friends, family or your significant other.

Thank Christi1022
Shingle Springs, California
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71 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Called ahead and made reservations for 5 for a Friday night. Table was ready when we arrived. Was seated quickly, but 10 minutes before anyone came to ask if water or drinks were wanted. Once the initial contact was made, service was good the rest of the night. We all ordered different entrees and everyone enjoyed the food (no leftovers)... More 

Thank NORA K
Sacramento, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a appetizers and drink and was pleasantly pleased. Definitely a visit back to try the dinner menu. Full bar and nice micro selection.

Thank Jstmenu
Redding, California
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26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a party of five and everyone had something different. Each of us thought the meats were excellent. We ended up with two doggy bags, both had the basked potato that couldn't be eaten, because we were full with the rest of dinner.

Thank Mike M
Placerville, California
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287 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

One of the best of town. Make a resv. You can eat outside on the patio. This week perfect. Full bar and kinda local fare. Owners of Heyday cafe in town.

Thank lewsimo
Vancouver, Canada
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231 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

A recent business dinner brought us to the independent. We were seated right away in the nice patio / courtyard. Service was good, food selection and quality I felt was very good. We shared a couple starters, nothing really stood out but my main steak (the ribeye) was excellent, as were the sides. Perfectly cooked and seasoned. Would return given... More 

Thank billybob101
Wailea, Hawaii
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

We ate here in Dec on a biz trip ..this time despite reservations and it not being that busy it just seemed like the right hand was missing the left. Very low,quality this time,around.average service not conducive to the pricing ..over rated

Thank Hamchr
southern California
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

I know a lot of folks go to the Independent for the cocktails. Unlike Heyday, it does have a full bar. Like Heyday, the food is great. It is also a bit roomier than Heyday, and includes an outdoor patio area. The nice thing is that Heyday and the Independent are closed on different days, so I am assured a... More 

Thank CaliforniaProfessor
Redondo Beach, California
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Outdoor dining available, great food and reasonable prices. We had the fillet mignon served with fresh vegetables both done to perfection.

Thank Cheryl G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $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
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Bar scene
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 Street, Suite 102, Placerville, CA 95667
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Placerville
  • Phone Number: 15303447645
Serving American Fusion Cuisine

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?