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Corner Cafe

4215 Little Blue Pkwy, Independence, MO 64057-8305
+1 816-350-7000
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (25 reviews)
“cinnamon rolls” (24 reviews)
“hash browns” (11 reviews)
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5:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
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4215 Little Blue Pkwy, Independence, MO 64057-8305
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying next door at the Drury Inn. We decided on our last day to not take advantage of the free breakfast at the hotel. Well... For the 25.00 spent I can't say it was worth it. The service was good. The menu has...More

Thank xpurt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Overall the food is good. Sticky buns are fantastic and HUGE. What I don’t get is why a restaurant that prides itself in country comfort food would serve fake mashed potatoes. When I asked I was given a lame excuse about them going through too...More

Thank Gngrpeech
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Corner Cafe has a huge menu that has options for everyone. Breakfast is served all day (the omlet was great) and the daily specials were good ol' homestyle food (we had the meatloaf). The pies and desserts also looked really popular, by observin at how...More

Thank KIR44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

More like a chain than anything, and we were pleased that someone mentioned vegetarian friendly. I guess grilled cheese and a tossed salad would be. I ordered the vegetable plate, consisting of five sides. cabbage...bacon or ham in it, same for the green beans!

Thank Barbara M
Sally B, Front Office Manager at Corner Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We apologize for the experience you had. If you would email your contact information to us at comments@thecornercafe.com, we would like to follow-up with you directly.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent all around. We went on Saturday at lunch time, then again Sunday morning.... Don't go on Sunday morning, we were told an hour wait that day, so we left. Although, that Saturday, lunch was wonderful. Large booths for grandkids to move about. I had...More

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Been pleased with each visit, especially their breakfast menu! Favorite is the chicken fried steak & eggs; it tastes like beef!!!

Thank CardinalOffspring
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Because we had heard great things about breakfast, we visited late one morning and ended up ordering lunch instead. The food was fabulous!! Absolutely one of the best Reuben sandwiches ever and onion rings to die for. Although not a dessert eater,the tray of pecan...More

Thank littlepepita
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Recent visit was pork tenderloin sandwich and chicken love meal. Food is always great. Portions are plentiful. I have had their classic corner cafe omelette many times and if you like omelette s is my go to. Crispy hash browns great biscuits and gravy. You...More

1  Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were looking for a good breakfast Sunday afternoon. The wait was short and Service was prompt! Corner Café delivered a delicious breakfast. Our waitress, Kelley,, was very attentive! The only thing that could beat the great breakfast was having great service....More

Thank Tom T
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

You can always depend on good food and service here. Whenever we are in town this a must stop place for breakfast. Dinners are good too. Save room for pie.

Thank Cheryl J
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Jessica T
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Response from Sally B | Property representative |
Please contact our general manager, Bret, at 816-350-7000. Thank you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4215 Little Blue Pkwy, Independence, MO 64057-8305
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: +1 816-350-7000
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There has always been a small restaurant at the “Corner” in Riverside, Missouri. Enter Ed & Kathi Rule. They had never been in the restaurant business before, but they always felt they knew what good food was all about. It began on May 15, 1983, when they opened a little 40-seat cafe that served breakfast and lunch. The CORNER CAFE was born. Expansions and new buildings have been built, but we continue the traditions that started back in 1983. We strive to provide the best products, the best service, and the best value in an atmosphere that makes you feel like you’re part of the family.
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