210 Jefferson St.
Grain Valley, MO 64029-9089
Phone: (816) 847-2700
Fax: (816) 847-6493
Located in the heart of Jackson County on the pristine Lake Lotawana, Marina Grog & Galley offers an idyllic waterfront dining destination for getaways away from the city. What once used to be a full-time marina for boats, is now a fine-dining restaurant bedecked in sophistication and elegance. Besides the ambiance and setting, the food contributes to the overall experience with specialties like seafood and dry-aged premium steaks lining up the menu. Must-trys would have to be the house specialty Center-Cut Jack's Kansas City Steak, Grilled Duck, Hawaiian Snapper, Marina Crab Supreme Au Gratin and Crab Macaroni & Cheese. Pair your meal with a glass of wine or one of their handcrafted cocktails. Service and quality sustain a high level, guaranteeing a memorable dining experience. Reservations are highly recommended.
Corner Cafe is open from 5a in the morning and is the ideal breakfast spot. Relish items like Grilled Pork Cutlet with eggs and French toast. This eatery specializes in baked goods and desserts such as Pineapple Nut Cake and Lemon Meringue Pie.
Saints Pub + Patio is a sports bar with multiple high-definition television screens. It is most popular for its lunch buffet and Sunday brunch. It offers daily discounts on a combination of beers and light American snacks.
Carrabba's Italian Grill serves American-Italian cuisine with an emphasis on seafood and pastas. Try Cioppino, a Mediterranean fish stew blending mussels, clam, shrimp and scallops. Do not miss the Merlot and Chardonnay wines from the Californian Rodney Strong Winery.
Twin Peaks is frequented by both sports enthusiasts and beer lovers. It hires pleasant-looking waitresses to serve guests. The food menu includes burgers and light American snacks.
Hereford House has remained a suburban staple for steaks for locals in Independence and around Kansas City. The casual ambiance, friendly service and consistently good quality make this a go-to spot for casual dinners, family affairs and friendly night-outs. On the menu you will find a good choice of appetizers, entrees and side dishes. Try the Stuffed Mushrooms, Boneless Buffalo Wings before you go for main dishes. The house-specialty Kansas City Strip is a definite must-try. Other go-to dishes include the Cowboy Ribeye, Oven Roasted Salmon and Twin Lobster Tails. Preset four-course meals are also offered, ideal for group dining. Post dining patrons can relax at the bar while sipping one of their handcrafted cocktails, wines or beers. Banquet facilities are available for private dining and special events; reserve ahead to make the most.
Smokehouse Bar-B-Que serves tangy barbecue dishes with sides such as crispy fries and coleslaw. Try dishes like Smokehouse Country Rings and Cheddar Dipped Cauliflower with Pickle Fries. One can also opt for off-site delivery buffets.
Pizza Ranch is popular for tangy chicken dishes along with delicious pizzas. Create your own pizza by selecting from various crusts, toppings and sauces or opt for ready-to-eat versions. Do not miss the cheese sticks, hot wings and chicken biscuits.
The Salty Iguana Mexican Restaurant is a locally-owned chain of restaurants spread across the Kansas City metropolitan region. With authentic Mexican eats, perfectly-blended margaritas and TVs to catch your favorite teams, this is a great place to visit with friends and family.
The Big Biscuit is ideal when you desire a quick, yet wholesome, breakfast. There is a separate menu for health-conscious people, while the regular menu includes strawberry pancakes and Mayberry sausage.
La Fuente Mexican Restaurant is a family-style Mexican chain with a homey feel. The branch on South Route 91 serves staples like burritos, Mexican chili, taquitos, guacamole and more.
At Ophelia's Restaurant & Inn, one can enjoy delectable American food at friendly prices. The place has a lovely interior and its quiet ambiance makes it a perfect spot for a romantic meal.