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Cheryl's Diner

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11030 Kernville Rd, Kernville, CA 93238-9765
760-376-6131
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A very good diner

Having driven in from Las Vegas, we were tired and wanted a quick place for dinner before turning in at the Kernville Inn. Well, Cheryl's is right next door to the Inn and it was perfect for us. We walked over...were welcomed...served quickly...the food was great and we were back to our hotel. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Fireball92771
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Having driven in from Las Vegas, we were tired and wanted a quick place for dinner before turning in at the Kernville Inn. Well, Cheryl's is right next door to the Inn and it was perfect for us. We walked over...were welcomed...served quickly...the food was great and we were back to our hotel. We were so impressed with Cheryl's place... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Didn't love the food...but the service was great and the location is awesome. Very cute inside. Seems to have a loyal following, though. Got the burger and it was "eh".

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Simi Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Great home cooked food. Friendly staff and always polite. Deserts are made fresh daily. Our favorite, the Pecan Pie alamod. Not the cheapest place to eat, but one of the best. If you happen to be there on a Friday and you like Fish n Chips, from 11:30 am till closing, it's all you can eat for $12. It's good... More 

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Lomita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Me and my dad and brothers have been going there every year for almost ten years now. We are so welcomed with friendly open arms. They are so accomadating and even remember our names, I think. The food is also very good and we love to return every year and catch up!

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

A place to eat and people watch. There is a patio at the front with a view of the small town. Cozy and realxing feeling ambience. Easy parking and walking distance from everything. The food was like any small town cooking and serving was filling. There is free wifi which was a huge factor for this place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Cheryl's was absolutely the best place for us to have breakfast. So glad we went. Food was great...same with the service. Thanks for taking great care of us!!!

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Wofford Heights, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Cheryl's is a family diner in quaint Kernville, California. Cheryls husband built the place and family works as the friendliest most accomodating servers anywhere. The food's all American: huge pancakes, burgers and fries, meatloaf specials omlettes and always home made pies. They will make sure you are happy be it substitutions or whatever. It is not gourmet but if you... More 

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mtnpastor
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Wonderful little restaurant that serves great food. Try their jumbo shrimp. They are to die for. Quaint indoor and pleasant outdoor dining.

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Monterey, CA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Our first time. Went in @ noon on a Saturday, 3 tables filled with 2 people each, 2 servers. Took approx 15 minutes to order. 3 other groups came in afterwards, one with 6 people, other two with 2 diners each. All were served their food before we got our hamburger and chicken sandwich plates, exactly 27 minutes after ordering.... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I first visited Kernville 10 years ago and was so taken with Cheryls Diner that my wife had to return there when we toured California in April 2015. It's the place where the locals eat, and Cheryl, the owner, really cares about the friendly atmosphere and good home cooking. There's a large choice of favourites but the breakfasts are superb.... More 

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Additional Information about Cheryl's Diner

Address: 11030 Kernville Rd, Kernville, CA 93238-9765
Phone Number: 760-376-6131
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Kernville
Cuisine: American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11030 Kernville Rd, Kernville, CA 93238-9765
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Kernville
  • Phone Number: 760-376-6131

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children

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