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Cheryl's Diner

11030 Kernville Rd, Kernville, CA 93238-9765
+1 760-376-6131
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“breakfast” (54 reviews)
“pie” (4 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Diner
11030 Kernville Rd, Kernville, CA 93238-9765
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice, basic lunch. We had burgers; all was as we expected. Would definitely return for a quick, basic meal.

Thank rrrun
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Last year when we came up to Kernville for Whiskey Flat Days we had a bad experience with this restaurant but decided to give them a second chance this year. Glad we did because they brought in extra help so we had great service this...More

Thank ragsdad
Reviewed 7 February 2018

We had breakfast on our way to the next leg of our road trip. Thoroughly enjoyed it although the service could have been a little quicker. Always a problem with a popular place with could food. Couldn't fault it otherwise.

Thank Goannas
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

To my tasting....... The best burgers in the kern rivier valley Rate: 1. Cheryl's Dinner 2. Nelda's Dinner extreme Chese 3.Shadies Bar & Grill 4. Burger King No. 1 meal 5. The Saloon Bar & Grill in Kernville

Thank Vincent C
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Cheryl's Diner came highly recommended to us when our family heard we were visiting Kernville. Despite hearing that they served the best pies in California, we came for breakfast instead. What a wonderful and friendly restaurant! The food was absolutely delicious and the side of...More

Thank CaliforniaFruithi
Reviewed 12 September 2017

I stopped off at Cheryl's late afternoon after a long drive and was famished. The menu offers a wide selection of traditional diner dishes. I had a large salad which was fresh and served promptly. The food is what you'd expect from a good diner...More

Thank Sasha M
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Was driving up to the Kern River and looked at Trip Advisor reviews for a good place to eat. Was Really looking forward to this place after reading the good reviews. The service was excellent and everyone working there was super nice. That is why...More

Thank Ninachka1
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We stopped here after a white water rafting trip. We were not in the best of shape (tired and dirty) but treated well all the same. The food is basic diner food. Fried appetizers, burgers, country fried steak. There are veggie burgers to replace any...More

Thank Michelle K
Reviewed 29 August 2017

I Had the Crepes they were the best That I ever had. I can't wait to go there again. too bad that it is 31/2 hours away from me.

Thank zepplingirl21
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

The variety of breakfast is great and generous portions . My favorite is the chuck wagon, eggs bacon sausage and pancakes and hash browns, all under 12 dollars. So good. The servers here , you can see like what they do and make you feel...More

Thank 926sandyr
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30 June 2015|
Response from kcwillett |
From their yelp page: Hours Mon 6:00 am - 9:00 pm Tue 6:00 am - 9:00 pm Wed 6:00 am - 9:00 pm Thu 6:00 am - 9:00 pm Fri 6:00 am - 9:00 pm Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm Sun 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11030 Kernville Rd, Kernville, CA 93238-9765
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Kernville
  • Phone Number: +1 760-376-6131
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