Located only a stone’s throw from the beach in the heart of downtown Santa Monica is The Independence. This isn’t your ordinary modern American tavern. The food is mouthwatering good, the service – impeccable, and you couldn’t ask for a better location. It’s no wonder it’s climbed the ranks to become one of my favorite restaurants – period.
The Independence has cracked the code in achieving maximum satisfaction. Your safety comes first and they offer service without having to physically speak with a waiter. Thanks to new text messaging platform OhWaiter, you can maintain open communication with your server from your phone. Get ready to feel at home in the comfortable open air dining area, and leave pleasantly satisfied from the food.
The creative menu from Chef Eric Moody features such highlights: the Five Cheese Mac & Cheese, Oysters, Shrimp Po’Boy, Grilled Branzino, brunch items, dessert and more! Everything I ate was amazing. As it was around noon, I opted for brunch. I can still taste my Omelette, Potatoes and Huevos Rancheros. My friend had the Wings and Brunch Burger and was grinning from ear to ear. We couldn’t decide between dessert, so we opted to try them all. The Skillet Apple Pie, is ‘to die for.’ As we dined outside and sipped Bottomless Mimosas, we basked in the sun and enjoyed the fresh beach air.
No matter when you come to eat, The Independence has exactly what you want – Boozy Weekend Brunch, Bottomless Mimosas (served Wednesday – Sunday), Happy Hour, Whisky & Wings Wednesday, delicious burgers, open air seating and great service.
$10+ (food), $20 (Bottomless Mimosas with $15 minimum food purchase per guest and 2 hour limit); Wednesday – Thursday, 11:30 am – 9:00 pm, Friday 11:30 am – 9:00 pm, Saturday, 10:30 am – 9:00 pm, Sunday, 10:30 am – 8:30 pm; 205 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.458.2500