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Johnny McNally's Lodge

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Hc 1 Box 95, Kernville, CA 93238
+1 760-376-2430
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Steakhouse
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Hc 1 Box 95, Kernville, CA 93238
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were RVing at Camp James and decided to eat out our first night. We went to Johnny McNally's and were pleasantly surprised. I had the fried chicken which was fantastic. My husband had the porterhouse which he really enjoyed. Service was good and wait...More

Reviewed May 1, 2017

Great steak, cold beer and a view. Love this place. Be prepared for a wait, but it's worth it. Great attentive staff.

Thank Jimandfoxy
Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

Food isn't that great, especially for the cost. Nice drive to the restaurant. Restaurant holds some charm with its cowboy, Western look, but we weren't that impressed.

Thank Jan C
Reviewed August 4, 2016

The breakfast sandwichs are wonderful & the cheese burgers ends my day just right. In the summer time they need to expand their hrs.

Thank Thekern1957
Reviewed July 16, 2016

Delicious burgers in a mountain hideaway a must try for everyone. Home of the 40 oz porterhouse! There is a burger hut outside and a sit down restaurant inside.Get you some!

Thank spritchett99
Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Just ate at "Ewing's on the Kern" for the first time and it was awesome! Great food and service; we will definitely come back again and recommend it to others! Yum!

Thank Shelly R
Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

It was a friend's birthday and we were on weekend fishing trip. Had heard about McNallys and made reservation . The rustic bar and dining room were perfect. Friendly service, good cocktails, decent wine and a great steaks. I had filet with butterfly shrimp; both...More

1  Thank JimboMalibu_CA
Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Waited for winter to end to head up to this reataurant! Ate here many times years ago. Made reservation and upon entering several other customers were all herded to tables by the bartender! Service was fair considering price for food! Can't say as though I...More

Thank Tanya B
Reviewed May 17, 2016

This has always been one of my treats -- to drive up river to see the white water and have a burger. This Sunday was not different EXCEPT the burger was terrible. It was dry, overcooked and tasteless. Very disappointing. When Kathy and her husband...More

1  Thank Diana W
Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

Service was a little shaky but from what I understand, this was the first day opening after they close for the winter. But, the owner came out to help and it was really cool they were super nice and the food more than made up...More

1  Thank billyboy195
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January 6, 2017|
Response from Thekern1957 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they are closed for the season. 1-760-376-2430......?
June 26, 2015|
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Response from Phillip S | Reviewed this property |
You may be able to get special attention form the owners to access WiFi, in the event that they do not have WiFi. Very Nice people. Terry was the guy in charge
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hc 1 Box 95, Kernville, CA 93238
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Kernville
  • Phone Number: +1 760-376-2430
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