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The Cornerstone Restaurant

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American, Bistro, Canadian
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154 Main Street, Kenora, Ontario P9N0A6, Canada
807-468-7787
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 0
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great meal

Came for a birthday party with 45 people and very impressed. Waitress was right on with all of our orders even ones with substitutes. I had the Almond Crusted Chicken and WOW. Great tasting and presentation perfect. Their house salad had a great tang and the meal was a perfect amount. Not a rush... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
Sandy786
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Thunder Bay, Canada
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Thunder Bay, Canada
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Came for a birthday party with 45 people and very impressed. Waitress was right on with all of our orders even ones with substitutes. I had the Almond Crusted Chicken and WOW. Great tasting and presentation perfect. Their house salad had a great tang and the meal was a perfect amount. Not a rush through quick meal place and for... More 

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Kenora, Ontario
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I have been to the Corner Stone several times and have never been disappointed. Their specials are excellent and I absolutely love the Corner Stone salad.

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Ear Falls, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We had a great Valentines Diner. It started with brushetta, which was delicious. Then the garden delicious, maybe a couple too many onions for Valentines Day. The main course we both chose was the dill salmon. Large portion was delicious. The mixed vegetables were simple but amazing. My better half had rice and I the yam fries. There wasn't enough... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I came for lunch with my friends over the holidays. Our total time took two hours, and the food was most definitely sub par. I had a quesadilla, which was basically an emosty set of tortillas. Thankfully I wasn't working today, as I would be very late to return after lunch. I wouldn't recommend this restaurant to any of my... More 

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Kenora, Ontario
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I’m unfortunately, not very courageous when it comes to trying “New Foods”, in fact I’m very particular but most tell me I’m fussy when it comes to food. So I’m trying to change that – which is why I tried something I’ve never had before while at The Cornerstone during a business meeting. Before getting to deep into it, The... More 

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Kenora, Canada
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Very consistent. I live in town, and this is easily one of the best, if not the best place to eat in here! Keep it up guys, you rock!

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Kenora
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The food was very good at this restaurant. The waitress made us feel like we were inconveniencing her though

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I arrived at 5:30, early for dinner and was the only patron, I was worried I was in the wrong kind of place with no other guests. In 15 minutes the place was packed with what looked like a solid crowd of 'Cheers-like' regulars. I ordered the sweet potato fries and and a glass of sauvingnon blanc. My party arrived... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We dropped in for dinner Friday late afternoon. It was not crowded. The food was excellent as well as the service. We will come back again.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Stopped in here after the MS cruise basically for a night cap. Ended up staying for a couple of hours with a bunch of friends having appetizers and drinks and listening to the live music. Service was great and it was a nice crowd that just enjoyed the atmosphere like we did with the live music on the side. .... 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 10 - 24
  • Cuisine: 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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