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“Great service!”
Review of The Kernel

The Kernel
Ranked #7 of 72 Restaurants in Owatonna
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

The service is always great at the Kernel and their food is delicious. I love their fries! Best place to grab a casual lunch!

Thank Nelty
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile


Three friends recommended this restaurant. I've since had to remove them from the "go to" list for breakfast suggestions.

There is nothing untoward or awful about this restaurant. Our waitress, Duchess, was nice and efficient. The coffee was passable, much like any restaurant of the Denny's style.

The menu said the corned beef hash would be crisp, but it was mushy. The taste wasn't bad, but the texture and 'fresh taste' was not that of "homemade corn beef hash" unless "homemade" means "we opened the can".

The eggs were good, the toast was good, and the coffee stayed hot in the carafe.

Also, it's very convenient off Highway 14, right near Cash Wise.

Thank James r
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Every time my in-laws come to visit this is a "must see"! They like the homemade cooking and the family style restaurant.
Good choices and Excellent service!

Thank Dawn W
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

The Friends of Rice Lake State Park met at the Kernel to plan our summer activities. It included the Steele County Free Fair and updates to several ongoing projects at the park. The food was excellent and the service was outstanding. It was a bit crowded in the seating area but we finished our business in record time.

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Thank Marquisman
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

very good resteraunt and great service good food and nice prices waitress very attentive to the table and our needs.

Thank Jim M
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