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Kern River Brewing Company

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
American, Bar, Pub, Healthy
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13415 Sierra Way, Kernville, CA 93238-9714
+1 760-376-2337
11:30 - 21:30
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Sun 11:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Alpharetta, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stop here, you won't regret it. The food is delicious and the BEER is EXCELLENT! Take a tour of their new addition!

Thank megw89
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Brewery is very nice. The beer was really good, especially the IPA's. A warning though there is no cell phone reception in the area or WiFi at the brewery.

Thank Shane B
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80 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

My son is based with the Forest Service in Kernville and has raved about the brewery and the fare they offer so when my wife and I stopped to visit this was a must do stop. We stopped for lunch and our son wasn't pulling our leg the beer was excellent as were the sandwiches. If your in the area... More 

Thank Buttman73
Lake Isabella, California
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

They have the best calamari appetizer and other really good food but it can be overly crowded most of the time. Very popular place.

Thank cyndt
South Pasadena, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

While staying at The Kern Lodge next door, I and some friends dropped in here for dinner on a Thursday evening. They have a good selection of craft brews, and the choices change from time to time. The staff are great! The food is pretty good too!

Thank Don R
Manhattan Beach, California
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64 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

The KRBC started out several years ago as a small craft brewery with a modest menu, in what had been a long-time Mexican restaurant. Due to the great success of their beers, the deliciousness of the food, and the fun atmosphere, the owners/brewers were able to expand the original building and brewing equipment, and have recently opened a full-up brewing... More 

Thank 00Bruce00
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We spend a lot of time visiting the Kernville area, which always means we stop at KRBC! They have a wide selection of typical food you would find at a brewery-- burgers, sandwiches, salads, and lots of things to snack on. Our favorite has to be their deep fried pickles! Their pretzels and house-made dipping sauces are always a huge... More 

Thank Kristin P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Love coming here after boating, hiking, to sit on the deck, meet with friends, or just because it's 5:00. You'll come for an hour and end up spending three. The food is good, the beers are good, the owners are rad. If you're going to stop one place in Kernville, this is it.

Thank Kate J
Santa Clarita, California
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, brewery look, helpful good service, good food and beer! Will go back next time in town.

Thank Jan C
Plum Grove, TX
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75 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We stopped in for a late lunch and were pleasantly surprised. This is a working brewery with a cafe/bar. They offer great local brews to be sampled with the four 5 oz beer flight. Goes well with the hearty German-style brats and sandwiches.

Thank ondbrink

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
American, Bar, Pub, Healthy
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13415 Sierra Way, Kernville, CA 93238-9714
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Kernville
  • Phone Number: +1 760-376-2337

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?