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Johnny McNally's Lodge

Hc 1 Box 95, Kernville, CA 93238
+1 760-376-2430
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“steak” (42 reviews)
“burgers” (6 reviews)
“fried chicken” (2 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse
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Hc 1 Box 95, Kernville, CA 93238
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

That's right it's like the old Wild west. They are in the mountains ok place, the food is ruff. It's a hit or miss. They are VERY expensive but you never know how the food will be. Sometimes it's good and sometimes it's extremely bad....More

Thank Jude S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Though we had reservations for 3 months, they were ill prepared for our group of 20. Sat us 30 minutes after arrival. Table was not set, no menus or water. Finally came for beverage order, 30 minutes later only half the order arrived. Still did...More

Thank ileeniej54
Reviewed 24 July 2017 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 1 May 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 2 November 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 4 August 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 16 July 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 29 June 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 21 June 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 21 May 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
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6 January 2017|
Response from Thekern1957 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they are closed for the season. 1-760-376-2430......?
26 June 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
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
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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