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Ragin River Steak Co.

154 S Main St, Independence, IA 97351-2005
+1 503-837-0394
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good21%
  • Average21%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible10%
7 Sep 2014
“Ragin River is gone”
4 Sep 2014
“Now Independence Grill, new owner/cook”
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7:30 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
154 S Main St, Independence, IA 97351-2005
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Reviewed 8 September 2014

Ragin River is not there. Now it is the Independence Grill. We all had rib eye steaks, done 3 different ways. Actually was pretty good. Service was nice. Decor unchanged from Ragin. Restaurant business is tough!

Reviewed 4 September 2014

The. BEST. Burger. EVER:) There are several choices but I go with the caramelized onions, goat cheese burger. The meat is delicious, the condiments out of this world and the bun is fresh baked at the restaurant. Yum, yum, yum

Thank ewf97338
Reviewed 27 April 2014

I've been to RR a few times, (5-6) food was mainly average to below-average ... more recently (in the last 12 mos) it went downhill - 1st time there my steak was GREAT, but had gone down on all counts continually - so I'm wondering...More

1  Thank GLOSSY1
Reviewed 21 April 2014

The third regurgastation of RR seams to have closed it's doors. Please let someone open a nice cafe like Cafe today or Broadway Cafe in Salem. That would be a good fit.

Thank Choicebenz
Reviewed 16 April 2014 via mobile

They served a terrific steak and hamburger to my husband last time, and we've both had the steak and drinks here before and enjoyed it immensely. I didn't give it the excellent on the food meter because one time our steaks arrived basically raw, more...More

Thank EmmaK412
Reviewed 5 March 2014

1st visit to my local establishment, have heard wonderful reviews. Ordered a "Hawaiian Burger" with "grilled pineapple and teriyaki sauce". (one of my fave combos). The burger came and I immediately said, is this the Hawaiian???? She assured me it was. I took 3 small...More

Thank gushy9
Reviewed 4 March 2014

The new menu is mainly fish and chicken dishes. They do offer steak, but not the options they used to have. I used to really enjoy their food, but our visit tonight was a disappointment. I ordered the Champagne Chicken salad. Description: fresh greens, baked...More

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 28 October 2013

Oh my, we ate here a couple times well over a year ago and loved the food. We went back about six months ago and was only okay with it.... Decided to give the prime rib one last time, and what a joke! We waited...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 22 August 2013 via mobile

Sorry I have never been to this restaurant because it is not in Iowa! It looks like a great place in the pictures and I wish we had something like it here in Independence. There is a river here and sometimes it is raging but...More

Reviewed 31 March 2013 via mobile

Loved this place the first time we tried it & gave it a great review but nope not this time. A real miss. A hair in my husband's salad to start. Yuck. Slimy/greasy calamari as the app. Not good. I ordered the $19 sirloin wrapped...More

Thank bexnate
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating
Open Hours
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 154 S Main St, Independence, IA 97351-2005
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: +1 503-837-0394
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