Ophelia's is the brainchild of husband-and-wife duo Ken and Cindy McClain, who transformed two buildings built around 1907 and 1948 into a fine dining restaurant and inn. The restaurant was opened in 1999 and named after the book Reviving Ophelia, which struck Cindy as the ideal name to revive the square with a perfect restaurant. The aim was to create a happening place that not only made people feel good about the square, but also made people feel great about living in Independence.

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The Inn (updated on 4/16/2017)

Ophelia's inn offers newly decorated rooms that are conveniently located above Ophelia's fine dining restaurant. The restaurant and inn is strategically located in the center of Independence, also the hometown of President Harry Truman. The location is a happening place full of historic sites and there are lots of shopping, eating, and playing options in the vicinity, where visitors can spend hours discovering interesting activities to do.

Inn Amenities

Ophelia's is a bed-and-breakfast inn that offers a freshly prepared breakfast of choice for its lodging guests. All rooms are suitable for 2 guests per room and come with a wide range of amenities like room service, private bathroom, HDTV flat-screen with cable, down comforter, robes, hair dryer, microwave, refrigerator, coffee pot, iron and ironing board, free parking, alarm clock, elevator access, and Wi-Fi access.

Upon request, the inn can also arrange for spa service, Pilates and yoga sessions, movie tickets, and restaurant reservations for its guests.


· Brunch - Ophelia's brunch buffet is charged at $20 for adults and $12 for children aged 12 and below (4 and below feast for free). The menu offers salads, sandwiches, and a spa menu range, like Spa Grilled Salmon, Spa Grilled Chicken, Spa Sushi Tuna, Spa Beef Tenderloin, and Spa Vegetarian, which are served with Ophelia's salad and fresh fruit. The brunch menu also offers breakfast items that feature steak, eggs, smoked salmon, French toast, and buttermilk pecan waffles.

· Dinner - The menu consists of starters, soup, side salads, salads, small plates, the spa menu, sides, and a three-course tasting menu that consists of one starter, one entree, and one dessert. The dinner menu also offers various house specialties featuring beef, chicken, and seafood mains.

· Lunch - The lunch menu also offers a wide variety of starters, sandwiches, small plates, soup, salads, spa menu, side,s and house specialties featuring quesadilla, chicken, salmon, pork chop, Black Angus strip, shrimp, and pasta.


Reservations to dine at Ophelia's restaurant can be made online on the restaurant’s website. Instantly confirmed online reservations are provided via the OpenTable application. The online reservation accepts table reservations for up to 6 guests. Parties larger than 6 people need to be booked directly with the restaurant.

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Ophelia's Restaurant & Inn, 201 N. Main, Independence, Missouri 64050, website, Phone: 816-461-4525