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Cheryl's Diner

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American, Diner
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11030 Kernville Rd, Kernville, CA 93238-9765
+1 760-376-6131
06:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This has to be the best breakfast i have had for a long time. It come with good old country hospitality. Its a good sign when the locals come in for breakfast. I had the spicy omelette and hash brown. I would recommend this to anyone.

Thank Michael C
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Late lunch on a Tuesday in Kernville. Cafe with an older interior, but the service was good and the food was tasty. My cheeseburger tasted like one we'd bbq at home. I had Cole slaw as my side. Great flavor, but a little too moist with dressing. Fresh iced tea hit the spot. Pecan pie was homemade and yummy.

Thank SMGrandma
Kernville, California
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Cheryl's Diner is located right in the middle of the town of Kernville. When you walk in, you immediately feel welcomed by the staff. It is more of coming to a friends house, than to a restaurant. The food is great and the service is always great. I would highly recommend you have a breakfast, lunch or dinner here during... More 

Thank KernLodgeSue
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Our server Patty took such good care of me and 17 of my mountain biking buddies on Saturday night. They accommodated us and worked hard to keep the food coming and the mood fun and party-like. Patty put up with my shenanigans and turned me on to the best chicken fried steak I've ever had. Very quaint, super local, felt... More 

Thank Simon S
Stevenson Ranch, California
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102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in just as we were leaving town and we're glad we did. Both of us had the special which was a pulled pork sandwich with coleslaw and crispy onion strings....SO GOOD!! Friendly service, great prices.. we really enjoyed it!

Thank Hhogelund
San Diego, California
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77 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Next door to the Kernville Inn. Went there for breakfast. The waitress was very friendly and attentive. We split an omlette with potatoes and biscuit and gravy between the two of us and came away satisfied. The atmosphere was much more relaxed and a lot less crowded than the small breakfast place down the street.

Thank Peacenquiet2013
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

A must stop for good food and customer service! Breakfast here is our favorite! Nice to sit on the patio and enjoy the great outdoors and small hometown feeling!👍

Thank fryelo
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Had the special polish sausage sandwich. Very good. Very friendly. Good location next to hotel. Walking distance to shops.

Thank elizabethfM794AM
Los Angeles, California
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

This restaurant has not disappointed me yet. Within walking distance to our hotel and the Kern River, Cheryl's diner offers breakfast, lunch and dinner, and it's always good. This time we had breakfast and as usual, it was yummy.

Thank cherbear1960
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Really good Americano Breakfast - omelets, pancakes, waffles, bacon, sausage, biscuits, gravy, chicken fried steak. Decent Oatmeal. Lunch wise, good too. Basic Americano. I had the club sandwich - delicious. Fries were so-so. Overall, the value is good. The salads and fruits are average or less - very basic. The food is a solid B and the prices are mid-range.... More 

Thank kennybeal

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11030 Kernville Rd, Kernville, CA 93238-9765
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Kernville
  • Phone Number: +1 760-376-6131

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?