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The Cornerstone Restaurant

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154 Main Street, Kenora, Ontario P9N 0A6, Canada
+1 807-468-7787
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Kenora, Canada
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food, good selection, nice view from the patio, and good service. I highly recommend for lunch or during a nice evening.

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This is a wonderful little gem in Kenora. From the ambiance to the service to the fantastic food. This is a must stop if you are in Kenora. Order the cornerstone salad as your side and you won't be disappointed.

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Thank barryradtke
Victoria, Canada
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417 reviews
318 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

two for lunch after 2 pm. Wonderful special! I don't remember what it was called but accurately described by the waiter as about a six on a scale of 1-10 on the spicy scale. It was a flat bread with soup special and as I said very good. The service was excellent and very good value. Stop in you will... More 

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Thank Harold W
Winnipeg
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99 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Our first visit to The Cornerstone Restaurant was for a Thursday late-lunch. Enjoyed the character atmosphere; lots of wood and dark colours. Simple, two-page menu and everything sounded appealing. Cornerstone salad, Beet salad and a wrap with home made fries were chosen. All were great - loved the Cornerstone Salad. Even the small portion was a great size. The server... More 

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Thank S0712
Kenora, Canada
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Best prime rib and Yorkshire pudding I've had in a long time. Tasted just like my mom used to make at home.

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Thank Robert S
Winnipeg
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Nice place, food was good and arrived fairly fast considering they had a birthday group of about 30-32 people. Was loud because of said group. They have a summertime patio to help with the busy summer season. Inside holds approx 40-44 customers. All in all was a nice place to eat when in the area.

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Thank Jamie+ Angie M
Kenora
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I go very often to the Cornerstone. The food is amazing. I have never had a bad meal. Homemade food. Great atmosphere, great service. Not too expensive.

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Thank 395esmeraldad
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017

My partner and I ordered the same meal. His was brought out without the sauce and toppings which our server promptly realized and brought out a bowl with the missing ingredients. We noticed my meal had much more sauce and toppings so we politely asked the server for a bit more for his dish. She rudely agreed. Then we asked... More 

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Thank Megoomsta
Kenora, Canada
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

When going to the cornerstone for lunch make sure you order the corner stone salad its fantastic fresh strawberries candied pekons and homemade strawberry dressing

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Thank Evelyn p
Kenora, Canada
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

The food here is always fresh and tasty! During the summer there should be more staff. The wait staff are great but overly rushed during peak times.

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Thank RetiredfolkKenora

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 21
Cuisine
American, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 154 Main Street, Kenora, Ontario P9N 0A6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Kenora District  >  Kenora
  • Phone Number: +1 807-468-7787
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?