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Corkscrew Cafe

55 W Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley, CA 93924
831-659-8888
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Walnut Creek, California
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Needed a late lunch when we realized we'd wine tasted past our point of driving home! Pear salad as good as we'd hoped for. We split some sliders and fish tacos, relaxed on the patio with lots of water for a couple of hours, got some coffees to go! Happy all the way home!

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Southlake, Texas
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47 reviews 47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

There are lots of places to get good food in this area. Though Corkscrew came highly recommended, I would not include it among those places. We went with a group of 8 with reservations for a business/casual dinner. We were seated as far back in the patio as possible which seemed to anger our server as if it were our... More

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San Jose, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 NEW

Went to the cafe earlier in the day because we were told they had a loverbird aviary. We were so impressed with the place and menu we decided to make reservations for that nights dinner. Upon arrival we could see reservations were not needed since it was a Sunday night so had no problem getting a tabl anyway. We were... More

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San Francisco, California
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I come here often. I like to sit out side on the patio in the summer because it feels like Italy or the South of France, and in the winter it is cozy inside. Dogs are allowed on the patio, and mine is content to lie there while I eat. Most of the clientele are locals, although lots of tourists... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 via mobile

Came to dinner with a large group of people. We were seated in a room by ourselves and the server was kind enough to put on some music so it didn't seem as if we were in a tomb. Food was enjoyable but the service was erratic in that it felt like he forgot we were there. Lackluster service brought... More

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The restaurant has a wonderful atmosphere and food. Our server was exceptional. The Meyer Lemon Pizza is a must eat ! Kitchen closes rather early, so make sure to get there before 9 pm.

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Wonderful place to eat slowly, savoring every morsel! The artisan bread is superb! Love the cheese board or sausage board appetizer. Pork sliders were great. My friend had the BLT and enjoyed it. I have been there about three or four times and look forward to dining there again.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

We live in the area, and the Corkscrew had been recommended to us by friends. We went for dinner and were delighted. To start, the service was beyond excellent. The food was amazing!! They have a nice a selection of seasonal dinners and a nightly special. I had the Thursday night special of fried chicken, my husband had the seafood... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

My husband had the grilled salmon and a local Chardonnay and I the pizza and a local Cabernet Sauvignon.... Great service and good food! Then we walked back to the local inn we were staying at, a perfect night!

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San rafael
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Can't imagine how anyone could find fault with this place. Amazing homemade bread, amazing mussels (the sauce! We lapped it up with bread after the mussels were gone) amazing service, amazing atmosphere.

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Additional Information about Corkscrew Cafe

Address: 55 W Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley, CA 93924
Phone Number: 831-659-8888
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carmel Valley

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