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Cork Restaurant

4991 South Alma School Road, Ste 1, Chandler, AZ 85248
480-883-3773
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Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
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Phoenix, Arizona
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148 reviews 148 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The place was very nice, had good service and nice limited menu, and tasty small plates. It just seemed odd going to this trendy new place and eating a messy burger or deviled eggs. The whole thing felt odd...the basic salad has duck meat? They really promote the foie gras. Throwing in a mac n cheese and a burger doesn't... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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161 reviews 161 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The Cork Restaurant has closed but has reopened under the name of Ernest's. The food is still top rate, however. We ate their last night and the meal was great. I had pork belly and ribs, my wife and son had Boar Risotto, and my daughter-in-law had buffalo brisket. As can be seen, game is prevalent on the menu. The... More

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Gilbert, Arizona
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145 reviews 145 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Nice atmosphere, good food, & excellent service! Really like the "Wine List"... see photos☆ Crab cake & Rositto were our favorites! They will be closed for the month of July...will renovate & reinvent! Sounds like Comfort is the Key Focus...we look forward to visiting the New Concept Cork in August!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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67 reviews 67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

2 went for the 3 course set menu The pork cheek dish was interesting The skirt steak - done rare - was somewhat tough and only had potatoes with it The brioche was OK - very light - not that great Desserts were both pretty and flavorful - sorbets - panna cotta with coconut and mango

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arizona
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62 reviews 62 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We were pork belly virgins and are now converts because of how the chef at Cork prepared it with the meat portion perfectly cooked and the cheddar/broccoli soup balancing the pork fat perfectly! The steelhead wasn't overcooked which usually happens at all restaurants. We've had their hangar steak before and it didn't disappoint. The pork tenderloin was also superb. Since... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Cork never lets me down. Every time we go for dinner the menu has changed with new local choices and the wine is amazing. It is a great 'date' restaurant but it can get a little pricey. Don't be detracted by its strip mall location.

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Vancouver, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Went for happy hour based on a good experience last year. However, left very disappointed with the food which consisted of dishes that included cheap fillers. For example, the pork belly dish contained a small portion of pork belly cubes on a huge bun smothered in a thick, tasteless floury sauce. The merguez sausage dish was presented on a disproportionately... More

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Queen Creek, AZ
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Recently tried this restaurant because it was 1000 points on Open Table. Now we wished we hadn't waited so long! We sat outside on the patio which is not really very scenic since you are looking out on a trip mall, but there is nice fireplace and of course it is wonderful just to be outside. Food and service were... More

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Seattle, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Just about the best restaurant ever. Wonderful happy hour. Superb wine list, cocktails, appetizers. Very inventive entrees. Everything from the service through to the dessert is just flawless. Great atmosphere.

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Phoenix
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

If you are ever close to Chandler, AZ, you HAVE to try The Cork. While it may be located in one of the many strip malls in the area and not look like much on the outside, what waits for you on the inside is well worth the trip! Since we live in the neighborhood we visit frequently for happy... More

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