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The Cornerstone Restaurant

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American, Canadian, Gluten Free
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154 Main Street, Kenora, Ontario P9N0A6, Canada
807-468-7787
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Buenos Aires
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I visit the Cornerstone a lot and I always have a great time there. Their food is fantastic and so are their cocktails. They actually just re-did their menu adding some new delicious dishes while keeping the classics. The Cornerstone salad is actually to die for! Simple enough it's the vinagrette that makes it sooo delicious. I get it every... More 

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Treasure Island, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We looked on tripadvisor for an open restaurant, a limited choice at 10:00 PM. This was in an old building, but the premises was OK. The menu had many choices. I had a burger, my brother had a sirloin steak, mywife had a prime rib sandwhich. The food was served promptly Kenora

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Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my wife ate here a few days ago. The place was empty and the sign advised 'please seat yourself' so we were going to walk over to the back where there was a padded back seat for my wife but we were greated by the waiter who noticed there were 2 of us and led us to a... More 

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Thank Mike B
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cornerstone was recommended by hotel staff. It was a good recommendation. Very nice variety of options. The fresh Walleye special was very nice. Perfectly cooked and well presented. The by-the-glass wine selection was limited. The service was excellent, efficient and friendly. The dessert servings were very generous and we were glad we shared! The prices were reasonable for the quality.... More 

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Thank Rod S
Kenora, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is a restaurant that is special- the atmosphere is neat as it's an old building turned into this eatery. The food is very good, especially their house salad, my fav. Staff are friendly and there, making sure you get your refills.

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Thank frostygrapes
Kenora, Canada
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here a few times and it always has been a wonderful experience! Food is great and many choices for those that like options - I had the chick pea/sweet potato burger... Amazing! The corner stone salad is a favourite as well! It's a meal on its own! Cute atmosphere and can't wait to return!

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Nice place for lunch or dinner. Friendly staff, reasonable prices. Would definitely go there again. Enjoyed the hot chocolate on a cold, rainy day.

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Thank James M
Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Cornerstone has amazing food! There isn't anything on the menu that I wouldn't eat. The restaurant is small and fills up fast so calling ahead to get a reservation is good call. The Cornerstone salad is the best salad in Kenora!

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Thank Tiffany Alexis R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

I went with my friend and he had the hamburger and I had my favorite chicken Oscar it was different looking , 2 chicken pieces , 2-3 tiniest pieces of asparagus and not alot of crab sauce on top eather It may have been that day only I don't know just go and see what you think but it's still... More 

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Thank Sabrina P
Kenora, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

I think this is one of the most consistently good restaurants in Kenora. Great lunch menu, great dinner menu. I have yet to have a bad meal here.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $22
Cuisine
American, Canadian, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 154 Main Street, Kenora, Ontario P9N0A6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Kenora District  >  Kenora
  • Phone Number: 807-468-7787
Description
Fine casual dining in a heritage building situated on beautiful Main Street Kenora, just a block away from Lake of the Woods. Open since 2009 we serve the most fantastic meals to celebrate the flavors of the North. We are the 'place to eat" in Kenora and can't wait to serve you!

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