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“Popular with locals.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Kernel

The Kernel
1011 Hoffman Drive, Owatonna, MN 55060
507 451 2585
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Ranked #22 of 62 Restaurants in Owatonna
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast
Duluth, Minnesota
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Popular with locals.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012 via mobile

Nice family style restaurant with American cruisine food. Popular with the locals. Well, lit, booths and tables, clen. Excellent service with prompt delivery of food.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Austin, Texas
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34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Good food, fair service.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

Eating with friends while in town. Food was good. Service could have been slightly better, but overall it worked.

Visited October 2012
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
“Home cooking and friendly staff!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012 via mobile

Some of the best pies and homemade soups! You will be able to sit and visit long after your meal is done. They keep the coffee coming and never make you feel like you have overstayed your welcome! Some of the wait staff have been around over 20 years!

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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New York City, New York
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98 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Home cooking at reasonable price.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

The food isn't anything to rave about, but the locals seem to enjoy it. It is a senior hangout. The prices are reasonable for the portions. We ate there once: Enough said.

Visited February 2012
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107 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Best pie of any type in town.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2012

Any pie is amazing. Rest of the food is just ok. Sandwiches are plain and boring.

Visited March 2012
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