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Open 7 am - 7 pm Thursday
Creamed Chicken over Biscuits 8.99
Chicken Salad Croissant 8.99
Apple Pecan Chicken Salad 10.29
Bean & Ham Soup
Vegetable Hamburger Soup
Chili and Cornbread
15 flavors of Homemade Pies
Lemon Blueberry Poke Cake
Chow Mein on Crispy Noodles
w Rice & Toast 7.99
Pumpkin Panc...

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Open 7 am - 7 pm Wednesday
Sloppy Joe w one side & chips 8.99
Potato & Dumpling Soup
Hamburger Vegetable Soup
Pumpkin Pancakes (all day)
Apple Pecan Chicken Salad 10.,29
Chili and Cornbread
Chow Mein on Crispy Noodles
w Rice & Toast 7.99
Chocolate Cake w Chocolate Frosting
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Daniel Rice recommends Kernel Restaurant.
Real deal classic diner. Coffee was just right, eggs(over easy) and hash browns were perfectly cooked and so was my chicken fried steak. Waitress was quick courteous and checked on me several times despite the restaurant being busy. I was waiting to...

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Wednesday April 20 22
Sloppy Joe w One side & Chips 8.49
Cuban Sandwich Basket 9.99
Philly Cheese Steak
Sandwich Basket 9.99
Seafood Basket 9.29
Coconut Shrimp Dinner 11.49
Battered Cod Filet Dinner 11.49
Potato & Dumplings Soup
Chicken Noodle Soup
Chili and Cornbread
Red Velvet Cake w Cream Chee...

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Tuesday April 19
Open till 7 PM
Cuban Sandwich Basket
Pulled Pork, Pulled Ham, Swiss Cheese, all on Ciabatta Bun,
w Potato or Onion Rings & Cole Slaw 9.99
Seafood Basket 9.29
Country Fried Steak Dinner 9.49
Strawberry Pecan Chicken Salad 9.99
Chicken Noodle Soup
Split Pea & Ham Soup
Chili and Cor...

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Friday Open till 7 PM
Saturday Open till 3 M
Sunday: Closed All Day Easter Sunday
Friday: Fish Fry Dinners & Sandwiches
Clam Chowder
Bread Pudding w Caramel Sauce
Vegetable Beef Soup
Saturday: BBQ Smoked Pork Ribs Special 10.99
1/3 lb Patty Melt Basket 9.99
Sunday: Closed

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Wednesday open till 7 PM
Sloppy Joe w One side & Chips 8.49
Seafood Basket 9.49
Potato & Dumplings Soup
Creamy Chicken & Wild Rice Soup
Chili and Cornbread
15 flavors of #homemade #pie
including: Fresh Strawberry
Coconut Shrimp Dinner
Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich Basket
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7 months ago
Thank you for sponsoring the Yeast Bread Award at the 2022 Steele County Fair! It was my privilege to win the award & I was great surprised to receive a gift certificate as well as the Grand Champion Rosette! As our family is relatively new to the area, we had not yet dined at The Kernel so the gift certificate was the perfect incentive to enjoy lunch on the day we picked up my Fair exhibits. Great Food and Great Service! Again, Thank You for your sponsorship of the award!
- brenda l
5 months ago
We were on a two week road trip and stopped at Kernel Restaurant for breakfast. Service was great and food was just as great. Like most small towns there were a few tables pushed together in the middle of the dining room where the local boys gather. They have great selections on the Senior part of the menu. We loved it.
- Tim K
2 months ago
Loved this place. They have their own baker on site! Delicious bakery fare. My friend and I wanted a place to meet and have a good chat. No one hurried us. Plus it's seating capacity helps with that. Our waitress was very nice. Was there when we wanted attentive but not annoying. Good location right off 35W. We will be back. Thank you Kernel's.
- Dm C

Quality homemade foods since 1981

Comfort foods, homemade pies & more

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1011 Hoffman Drive Northwest
Owatonna, MN 55060

Business Hours

Mon:7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Tue:7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Wed:7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Thu:7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Fri:7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Sat:7:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Sun:7:00 AM – 2:00 PM
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