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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: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very Flexible regarding menu items

Ate here with my husband's family while visiting for Christmas. It is an unassuming little place in the very charming town of Kernville. What was most impressive was the the restaurant's flexibility in meeting my very strict dietary needs. I ordered a custom plate of hamburger patty, eggs and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 28, 2014
Candace M
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Show Low, Arizona
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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mtnpastor
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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San Francisco, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

The cool thing about Kernville is that most of the local businesses advertise on the radio, so I could hear an ad about Cheryl's Diner, and walk around the corner to check it out. This is a nice clean little diner, with nice outdoor seating, typical diner food and good service. The staff is friendly and attentive. The food is... More 

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Woodinville, Washington
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89 reviews 89 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

We went to this typical diner hoping to get a good burger. Well, what to say about that? First, we were welcomed very friendly by all people running this excellent family-owned small business. Second, the menu had many choices, making us doubt about our initial idea. But we hold on to it! Did we regret? No: both our turkey burgers... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Love this place, been coming up here for 30 years and have introduced Cheryl's to many people. The blueberry pancakes are the best I have ever had.

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Victorville, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Food was good, with a wide varying menu. Beef dip was a little dry (the beef), Fries were good, Mushroom Swiss Burger was pretty good Service was just okay. Wait staff was friendly and upbeat.

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Show Low, Arizona
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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Ate here with my husband's family while visiting for Christmas. It is an unassuming little place in the very charming town of Kernville. What was most impressive was the the restaurant's flexibility in meeting my very strict dietary needs. I ordered a custom plate of hamburger patty, eggs and avocado. The waitress was very accommodating and took the price of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

On recommendation from our hotel we had an evening meal at Cheryl's Diner. Fantastic service in this family run business - we were served by Cheryl's grand-daughter. Cheryl helped us plan our next day trip into Sequoia Park - you can never fault local knowledge! We even got our first 2015 calendar c/o Cheryl herself. Food great value for money... More 

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WOFFORD HEIGHTS
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Its okay, its in the center of town and always friendly with lots of locals, but nothing to write home about, its a diner and good.

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Restaurant Details

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: Families with children, Local cuisine

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