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The 15 Best Lunch Spots Near Independence

Updated: July 5, 2022

These cafes, food trucks, and restaurants make lunchtime our favorite time in Independence! To bring you only the best Lunch in Independence we analyzed top review, articles, and ranking sites. Beat the midday munchies at these fantastic lunch venues!

Find the perfect restaurant

Wok & Roll Chinese Restaurant

Chinese, $, IndependenceChinese, $Independence
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Crewitts Creek Kitchen & Bar

American, $$, IndependenceAmerican, $$Independence
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

El Cerro Grande

Mexican, $$, IndependenceMexican, $$Independence
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

LaRosa's Pizza Independence

Pizza, $$, IndependencePizza, $$Independence
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Wunderbar

German, $, CovingtonGerman, $Covington
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Wander Cincinnati, 2020

    The 10 Best Restaurants in Covington, Kentucky

    Wander Cincinnati, 2020

Kealoha's Kitchen

Food Truck, $$, CovingtonFood Truck, $$Covington
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0

Velocity Bike & Bean

Tea & Coffee, $, FlorenceTea & Coffee, $Florence
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

Purrfect Day Cafe

Tea & Coffee, CovingtonTea & CoffeeCovington
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

North South Baking

Bakery, $$, CovingtonBakery, $$Covington
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

La Torta Loca

Mexican, $, FlorenceMexican, $Florence
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0

Good Times Only Bar & Grill

American, $, FlorenceAmerican, $Florence
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 5.0

Bircus Brewing Company

Pizza, CovingtonPizzaCovington
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 4.5

OakBrook Bakery

Bakery, $, FlorenceBakery, $Florence
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5

Tercer Dia Restaurant Y Tortilleria

Latin, CovingtonLatinCovington
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 5.0

Oishi Express Japanese Grill

Japanese, $$, FlorenceJapanese, $$Florence
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Why is this list better than others?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. We analyzed 5724 Independence restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 Independence restaurant reviews, and 232 lists and articles – looking closely at what Wander Cincinnati had to say – and applied our boam magic. The restaurants you see have been featured in Wander Cincinnati - The 10 Best Restaurants in Covington, Kentucky. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. These ten options are sure to delight.

FAQ

Wok & Roll Chinese Restaurant, Crewitts Creek Kitchen & Bar, and Skyline Chili are lunch restaurants with outdoor seating in Independence.

Wok & Roll Chinese Restaurant, Crewitts Creek Kitchen & Bar, and Skyline Chili are the highest-rated lunch restaurants for take-out in Independence.

Wok & Roll Chinese Restaurant, El Cerro Grande, and Donatos Pizza are the highest-rated vegetarian-friendly lunch restaurants in Independence.

Wok & Roll Chinese Restaurant, Crewitts Creek Kitchen & Bar, and Skyline Chili are the highest-rated lunch restaurants for a quick lunch in Independence.

The highest-rated lunch restaurants with outdoor seating in Independence are Wok & Roll Chinese Restaurant, Crewitts Creek Kitchen & Bar and Skyline Chili.

Drink pairing tips

  • Riesling with your banh mi

    The dry flavors in Riesling makes it a great white wine to pair with banh mi.

  • A next-level pairing for Kabinett

    When having banh mi, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Kabinett, a popular white wine.

  • Pair Cilantro Chile Cooler with banh mi

    When considering how to best enjoy your banh mi, we would highlight how well a glass of Cilantro Chile Cooler complements the dish as it cuts through the fattiness of the sandwich.


Factoids

  • For the love of seafood

    Be ready to chow down on seafood in The United States every October. That’s when people there celebrate National Seafood Month.

  • The origin of hot pot

    Does the name Mongols ring a bell? They invented hot pot for us all to enjoy in Mongolia!

  • A classic dish

    The delicious, renowned dish bahn mi needs to be had if you take a trip to Vietnam!

Parking information

Few things are as aggravating as circling around the block, looking for parking when you’re hungry. Finding parking doesn’t have to be a hassle any longer. Our partners at SpotHero offer a great digital parking reservation service, so you getting a parking spot is quick and easy.

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