We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Corktree Cellars Wine Bar and Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
$$
Tapas
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
910 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2045
805-684-1400
Website
Today
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Large groups
Outdoor seating
Special occasions

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 66 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 33
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best atmosphere, wine choices, and snacks!!!

GREAT selections of local wines!!! Menu was overwhelming.....but easy to pick up some hidden options!!! Order the snackie plate and bottle of wine.....you will not be disappointed!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Evilson
,
Oxnard, California
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Outdoor seating
  • Special occasions
Add Photo Write a Review

66 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Oxnard, California
Top Contributor
180 reviews 180 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

GREAT selections of local wines!!! Menu was overwhelming.....but easy to pick up some hidden options!!! Order the snackie plate and bottle of wine.....you will not be disappointed!!!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Pasadena, California
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Our family of eight had dinner on a Saturday night and enjoyed it very much. They have a variety of items on the menu to satisfy most everyone. The Lobster Macaroni and Cheese was very tasty, the polenta with mushrooms and fresh vegetables was a great choice. They offer a variety of hamburgers on a fresh bun. The wine list... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Toronto, Canada
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

Terrible experience, will never return or recommend. Will actually discourage everyone. 1) my daughters burger was undercooked and waitress didn't apologize just said "Well I ordered it well done". Thanks for caring about food safety. 2) fries were of the McCain frozen variety. 3) shrimp linguine was over salted and insanely garlicky to the point of being inedible. 4) no... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Norfolk
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I love this little restaurant. it's a fun way to try new wines if you want but I really love the food. I had an amazing flank steak that was perfection. The salads are great too. I highly recommend.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Scranton, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I used to live in Carp and so when I came to visit friends for the holidays...Corktree Cellars caught my attention. The space is well used and very comfortable. They have definitely "found their niche" with wine flights they offer and wine by the glass even. I hit during "happy hour" and had a very nice house Chardonnay and a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Carpinteria, California
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Good food. Nice specials and wonderful wine selections. friendly staff and reasonably priced for lunch. Try their burger or flatbread pizza daily special.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Simi Valley, California
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Off-season in Carpinteria, that is to say, October through February, does not offer many restaurant opportunities for a Sunday evening. We happened upon Corktree Cellars Wine Bar and Bistro. A quick review of the menu suggested we could be happy with this eatery. The menu is very short; your choices are limited, but in spite of that shortfall, the offerings... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Wife and I have now been twice, both times on a late Sunday evening. This may explain our experience of inept service (as opposed to many other reviewers’ comments). We ordered different items on each visit. Everything was good…good ingredients…correctly prepared…nicely presented. But, the inept service (both times) really subtracted from the experience. And, while it calls itself a “wine... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Francisco, California
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The atmosphere and service is great. The meat and cheese plate was so much fun and so filling and delicious. The second night, I had the shrimp pasta and it was also great. Highly recommend this place!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lake George, New York
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Perfect atmosphere, outside seating, friendly service, Every meal is a treat... Always something special on the menu to whet your appetite!

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Corktree Cellars Wine Bar and Bistro also viewed

 

Been to Corktree Cellars Wine Bar and Bistro? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 910 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2045
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carpinteria
  • Phone Number: 805-684-1400

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 20
  • Cuisine: Tapas

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Corktree Cellars Wine Bar and Bistro and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question
Carpinteria, California
4 months ago

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from Corktree Cellars Wine Bar and Bistro staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?