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The Cornerstone Restaurant

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154 Main Street, Kenora, Ontario P9N 0A6, Canada
+1 807-468-7787
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Toronto, Canada
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82 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Imagine having dinner in an old bank, that wonderful sound create by tall ceilings and wood everywhere. But not only was the ambience delightful, so was the food and service. Try the walleye.

Thank Don L
Moose Jaw, Canada
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Not much to say here. Our waitress was very nice and helped us through a complicated order. The kitchen had a tough time getting things right but we did not wait long. The food however was about as average as you can get. Over fried falafel balls, not very fresh tasting, boring in general. Not really a recommend unless you... More 

Thank Josh R
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We stopped in The Cornerstone on our way home. Our daughter had the walleye bites, my husband had the walleye dinner and I had soup and salad. The soup was zucchini parmesan and it was delicious! The walleye was wonderful too, glad we stopped in. Would definitely stop again.

Thank Scott and Jane L
winnipeg MB
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Travelling solo and heard this was a decent place to visit. It was about 1/3-1/2 full when I arrived at 7:30. Ordered a glass of wine and steak sandwich. Menu had a good variety of choices for food and wine. My medium steak came medium rare which was ok for me but some people wouldn't have appreciated the toast sitting... More 

Thank Lisawinnipeg
Kenora, Canada
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Took an out of town guest The Cornerstone on a rainy Tuesday evening and was surprised to find it busy. Service was attentive and knowledgeable. The food was superb! The Cornerstone's homemade soups are guaranteed to be great. Last night it was a curry vegetable chicken. The dinner special was a chicken breast with blue cheese,spinach and a balsamic reduction... More 

Thank loveofthelake
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57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Tried to go to a couple other places on a monday night and they weren't open so ended up giving The Cornerstone a try. The place is nice and the food was good. The steak was a little overcooked but it was good and so was everything else. Pretty good value too.

Thank KinleyGraham
Kenora, Canada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The meal was fantastic, the serving staff were very attentive, and very in tune to other tables not just ours - it made us feel that we were very well taken care of but all the staff just not one server and the food was superb as always.

Thank Evie662015
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Food and service never disappoint. Can at times be slow and cold in the building but the meal is always great.

Thank Dlayn
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Worse service, steak, and manager ever. Ordered medium rare got well done after waiting 45 minutes. When showed Waitress the steak she said "definitely it is way over cooked". After waiting another 30 minute got another steak. When talked to manager he told me that he is doing me a FAVOUR by cooking another one. Waitress at that time changed... More 

Thank Pranav J
Gimli, Canada
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped for a quick bite prior to going on the MS Kenora. Very good selection on the menu. I had a wrap which was a generous size and very tasty. Good service, and good location. Nothing bad to say and would go back for sure!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$22
American, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 154 Main Street, Kenora, Ontario P9N 0A6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Kenora District  >  Kenora
  • Phone Number: +1 807-468-7787
Fine casual dining in a heritage building situated on beautiful Main Street Kenora, just a block away from Lake of the Woods. Open since 2009 we serve the most fantastic meals to celebrate the flavors of the North. We are the 'place to eat" in Kenora and can't wait to serve you!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?