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“Good Food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Kernel

The Kernel
1011 Hoffman Drive, Owatonna, MN 55060
507 451 2585
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Ranked #25 of 60 Restaurants in Owatonna
Cuisines: American
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Albert Lea, Minnesota
2 reviews
“Good Food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

Sandie is a great waitress. The food is just good ole' home cooking. The senior menu is ample. Liver and onions is a favorite.

Visited March 2013
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English first
Charleston, South Carolina
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134 reviews 134 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
“Best onion rings”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

I definitely recommend The Kernel. The coffee is delicious and the onion rings too. They are known for great pies. I had what was supposed to be a shaved deli turkey sandwich and it was a bit disappointing. But I still recommend it! They have a lot of variety on the menu--they serve breakfast all day which is always a plus to me!

Visited December 2012
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Prior Lake, Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“well worth the stop!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

Great prices, family freindly menu and great service, we visit Owatonna A LOT and this is one of our go-to's for a place to eat. Bonus that it is locally owned and operated.

Visited November 2012
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Duluth, Minnesota
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54 reviews 54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
13 helpful votes 13 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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Austin, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
10 helpful votes 10 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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