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The Cornerstone Restaurant

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French, American, Bistro, Canadian
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154 Main Street, Kenora, Ontario P9N0A6, Canada
807-468-7787
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Fine casual dining in a heritage building situated on beautiful Main...
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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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
good food and service

this is a pub restaurant with good food and service. The table beside us was very loud though and was sometimes hard to hear our table mates. the steak I had was cooked as requested and very tender. My husband and brother in law had the pickerel and said it was good ( my husband cooks pickerel... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Marion J
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Neepawa, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Excellent food, good vegetarian options too, the falafel burger was delicious. Carnivores in our party were also impressed with their meals. Definitely will be back if returning to Kenora.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Great food. Great service. Late lunch available with a wonderful Cornerstone salad & very good coffee. Definitely recommend it.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We are from Winnipeg, Manitoba and went to Kenora for the Weekend. Kenora is beautiful small town but when it comes about the food you may have to look at the restaurant reviews before wasting your time and money. We were very hungry and I have a 3 years old. We thought it would be a better idea if we... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Bravo to Kenora merchants for the wonderful restorative efforts. The buildings and sights make Kenora such an interesting little city. Unfortunately it cannot claim the same for the food. Night out at the Cornerstone wasn't memorable and nothing to pass along with a nay or aye. Too noisy. Service very slow. Wondered afterwards if the cook was taking a nap.... More 

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Dryden, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Great place to eat! Been told this was originally the Royal Bank in Kenora. It certainly has character. Pub is a great way to describe it. The staff is great, the good is really good. Drinks are made well and service is prompt. The dark wood floors and the elevated seating area add to the ambience of this eatery! It... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Really tasty food in a warm pub environment. Excellent service with helpful suggestions. The coconut curry dish was fantastic. Make reservations during peak seasons or you will be disappointed.

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Neepawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

this is a pub restaurant with good food and service. The table beside us was very loud though and was sometimes hard to hear our table mates. the steak I had was cooked as requested and very tender. My husband and brother in law had the pickerel and said it was good ( my husband cooks pickerel awesomely, so for... More 

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Kenora
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I live in Kenora, and often choose this restaurant to go for a meal. Every menu item that I have chosen so far has been awesome. There is always lots to eat; I usually bring home some leftovers.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Check out The Cornerstone Restaurant - you won't be disappointed, but make sure you make a reservation. The Cornerstone salad is amazing - fresh strawberries and over bed of lettuce with a delicious secret dressing. You won't be disappointed with anything on the menu. Staff are friendly, service is great.

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Kenora District, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Staff told us they were filled with reservations but if we could eat within 1 1/2 hours they could fit us in. We had an excellent meal for 4 without feeling rushed or like we were putting the staff out in any way. Meal was excellent with large portions! Great service! Cute little venue (a old bank) - not noisy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 154 Main Street, Kenora, Ontario P9N0A6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Kenora District  >  Kenora
  • Phone Number: 807-468-7787

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 22
  • Cuisine: French, American, Bistro, Canadian

Description

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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