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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, Lunch, Breakfast, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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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
Great breakfast diner!

Good food in a pleasant diner setting. The staff is pleasant and helpful. We arrived in a large group of bikers and they couldn't have been more welcoming. First rate local experience.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 16, 2015
LabRatBiker
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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I saw the diner as I entered town. I decided to try it for lunch. I had a turkey burger and Cole slaw. Service was very good waitress was very friendly. The food was good. I would eat here again.

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Wofford Heights, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

A family built, family owned & operated diner, no one is ever disappointed at Cheryl's. The staff is impeccablly trained and genuinely friendly. Food is diner food with love.

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Thank themountainmouth
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

What a joy to find this place in Kernville! Great food, great staff and very accommodating. I loved my Eggs Benedict but it all looked good. Cheryl, the owner, is sweet and walks about the restaurant "chatting up" the customers. Old time hospitality and service!

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Tijuana, Mexico
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

We ate here ONCE. The food was ok...nothing special and certainly nothing to write home about. The service, like the food was ok...more like meh on both counts. We never ate there again. They have a long way to go to be a good restaurant, let alone a great restaurant.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Good food in a pleasant diner setting. The staff is pleasant and helpful. We arrived in a large group of bikers and they couldn't have been more welcoming. First rate local experience.

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Thank LabRatBiker
Lake Isabella, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

very tasty and with good service...the food is warm and not sitting under warming lightlso the daily specials are delish...the home pies are wonderful

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

After hearing it was the place to eat..we tried it. I had breakfast...eggs..hard to mess up...bacon..okay....country potatoes, biscuit and gravy. Soooo bland it was almost hospital food. I really wanted to like it...biscuit was dry and hard...and almost library paste gravy..sorry Cheryl's..maybe it just wasn't a good day.. Hubby had a hamburger..he said it was good..but not go back good..

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Thank Honufan
Kernville, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This little Cafe is always a good cal for fast friendly service and good food. They are affordable and the view of the little town circle is nice as well. They even have a little outdoor sitting area if you want to enjoy the fresh air while you eat.

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Thank Phillip S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

Stayed the night in kernville to hike in the morning near green horn, so before the Hike in the morning we needed breakfast to make sure we'd survive so we stopped at Cheryl's diner, I like the atmosphere and the country music, the food was good and the service was excellent!!

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Thank Joshua V
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We came here for breakfast with our kids on a recent visit to Kernville. We stood in the entry, not knowing if we were supposed to wait or seat ourselves. Several employees looked at us when we walked in, walked by us and went about their business. Not one greeting. Finally, after about a minute, one of them looked at... More 

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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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