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Brothers Railroad Inn

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113 S Penn Ave, Independence, KS 67301-3525
620-331-3335
Today
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

My husband and I tried Brothers Railroad Inn for the first time last week. No special occasion, no expectations. I had the manicotti with soup & bread sticks, and a glass of wine. My soup and bread sticks were the best part of the meal. The manicotti was good and a large portion, I took half home. My husband had... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

I took my girlfriend here as a fun date activity and was blown away by the service and decor, but was let down by the food and price. Not to say that either was bad, but I would have hoped food that was on the pricier food would have been better than I got. My girlfriend had the Caesar salad... More 

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Thank Chris C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

The pizza, particularly the car shop pizza is great. The home made blue cheese dressing is the best. Great place for a night out.

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Thank Tony S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Good food, friendly staff...but don't go here if you are in a hurry! Our lunch on the way through town took 1 and 1/2 hours.

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Upper Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

It was nice to stop at this restaurant. We had a very good meal. If I lived in the area I'd visit often.

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Thank just-suze
Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

It had been quite a while since we had pizza from Brother's Railroad Inn. So, we stopped in there last Friday night. The place was, of course, busy. After a short wait, though we got a nice table and ordered the famous "Car Shop" pizza. This particular model comes with plenty of meats of all kinds. The crust is always... More 

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1 Thank stOOOge
Independence, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Since my glowing review from 2014, things have changed a bit at Brothers Railroad Inn in Independence, Kansas. The establishment is still may be the best place to eat, but it's now difficult to get in to enjoy the place. Brothers Railway Inn is only open a few days out of the week, making it inconvenient for those who seek... More 

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Independence, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Brother's is my go-to spot for dining out in Independence. Their baked tortellini is my absolute favorite. Steaks are pretty good too. Nice atmosphere, good service and good prices.

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Thank Lisa W
Lawrence, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Good atmosphere for either casual or a little more formal dining. We just stopped in for 5 o'clock appetizers and it was perfect!

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Thank HobNobbin
Independence, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Brothers Railroad is a both a formal and informal dining experience wrapped into the best place to eat in Independence. Besides being known for their Italian dishes - fried Ravoli is wonderful, they also have superb steaks. Theirs salads are always so crisp and their pizzas are very good too.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 S Penn Ave, Independence, KS 67301-3525
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: 620-331-3335

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?