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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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Central Oregon, Oregon
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124 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cheryl's was not prepared for a sudden influx of customers following a local event. They should have known, since Cheryl participated in the event. As a result, the one cook was swamped and service was slow. To make matters worse, the waitress was in a very obvious rush, haphazardly placing items on the table, and not spending adequate time at... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So friendly and helpful on top of the food being exceptional. Upon arriving we chose to sit at the counter because the booths were all occupied. After we had ordered and were sipping our coffee, a booth became open and a waitress asked if we would be more comfortable and moved us to the booth! My hubby likes to spread... More 

Thank Cricketheart
Paso Robles Wine Region, California
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43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had to spend a few days in Kernville and I really liked this Diner. I had breakfast ,lunch and dinner there more then once ,and every meal was great. If you are traveling through or just spending time in Kernville, this is the place to eat. The staff was very friendly , and the choice of food was excellent.... More 

Thank john j
Melbourne, Australia
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66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 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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21 restaurant reviews
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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
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 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 3 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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103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 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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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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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
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
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?