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Johnny McNally's Lodge

Hc 1 Box 95, Kernville, CA 93238
+1 760-376-2430
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (40 reviews)
“the river” (9 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse
££ - £££
Hc 1 Box 95, Kernville, CA 93238
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11 - 20 of 80 reviews

Reviewed 26 November 2015

One of the best restaurants on the Kern River. Of course, you could opt for the 40 ounce steak although I woruldn't recommend it. It's enough for 4 people...easily. We were never disappointed in the food and, once in a while, the entertainment can be...More

Thank Doc1213
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Staying at Durrwood B&B and fortunately McNally's was just down the road a piece. Plenty of steak choices and very well done. From families to bikers, all enjoyed the service and the food.

Thank jmckphil
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

After traveling miles & miles of nothing but forestry we came along this little restaurant not to far from kernville. My boyfriend & I were so happy to find this place because we were real hungry. The food is pretty good & fair priced. It...More

Thank christinasitterley
Reviewed 13 August 2015

So this little place is located right on the scenic Kern River. There is a little store, rooms for rent, RV trailers (camping) with outdoor BBQ, views, happy staff, Incredible Food. You Simply Cannot Beat this Place. There is even a campground next door. The...More

1  Thank Phillip S
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

Our family of 5 had a wonderful experience at McNally 's. Sarge was very welcoming when we arrived and we were quickly seated. Our waitress came over immediately which always appreciated. Actually it was a team effort which was awesome. Debbie was one of the...More

4  Thank janicepk
Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

this is one of my go to steak houses. It has been flawless. Tender beef and a super friendly staff! This was my first visit that was disappointing however the new mgr Debbie and my waitress Sonia resolved the matter completely! i ordered the Logger...More

3  Thank Gary L
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

This was a great burger on our way back from the trail of 100 giants. It was a very long wait however. I'm not sure if that's the norm. The meal was worth it.

1  Thank Mathew G
Reviewed 22 June 2015

I am sure this is a isolated incident, but I have to express our visit yesterday anyhow. The greeter was very nice and we were seated quickly despite the fact that we were a bit late for our reservation and they were booked. I assume...More

1  Thank shelngav
Reviewed 9 June 2015

This is the place to eat up the river from Kernville. Layed back atmosphere, come as you are and enjoy your steak cooked to perfection. After Road's End burned down, this became the "IT" spot on the river. All accolades are well-deserved.

2  Thank Robert S
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Family visit to mcnallys resteraunt was a huge sucess 1st we walked across the bridge over the river beautiful views. Then we ate porterhouse, tbones, i had filet minion which was incredable. Everything was great the service was great. Along with food, and the dessert...More

2  Thank Amandams88
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
will you possibly be open and serving dinner on Valentines night 2-14-2017 ???? WE HOPE SO!!!!
6 January 2017|
Response from Thekern1957 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they are closed for the season. 1-760-376-2430......?
Do they have wi-fi?
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
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
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
  • E-mail
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