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Cork Tree California Cuisine

74950 Country Club Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92260-1948
760-779-0123
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Ranked #3 of 237 Restaurants in Palm Desert
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Californian
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Cook Street
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Santa Fe
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

We had a really great meal of appetizers that were unusual-duck tacos- and very good. The corn chowder was excellent. The only flaw was that at the end of the evening the noise from the kitchen. i.e. banging pans and shouting workers, was so obtrusive the we left. When w e commented about it the wait staff seemed unconcerned.

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Seattle
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

It's true…the location is a strip mall….no outside ambience at all. Inside, a lovely restaurant. We decided to try it as it was our anniversary and the restaurant was close by. Got there at 5PM, hey, everyone in Palm desert eats early. The bar was hopping but the restaurant itself was almost totally empty. We had made a reservation on... More

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Victoria B.C.
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

4 of us all ordered different everything was good! no corkage fee if you have a bottle of their wine and a bottle of your own!! Service was outstanding, from making a reservation to sitting to ordering and paying!

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San Diego, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

We were promptly seated for our 6:30 reservation and began the most bizarre 1.25 hours at a restaurant we've ever had. We placed our order about 10 minutes into our cocktails and our salad was delivered shortly after. Once our salad plates were picked up, every time a cart carrying hot meals came towards our table we'd say, "Oh here's... More

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trail, BC
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

thinking hmmmm and then you walk outside to the patio and you would never have known it was part of a mini mall!! The food was amazing, the service fantastic and atmosphere Great

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Redondo Beach
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38 reviews 38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

A busy place, make a reservation. There is a separate menu for the bar which iwas very busy when we visited. The patio sports a nice water feature, a canopy of lights and heaters. The wait staff is very good. The menu is California Cuisine, with choices all over the map. The full bar is excellent and the wine list... More

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I needed to get out of the hotel after conference food. It's a quick walk from the J. W. Marriott. I thought the food was very good and so was the service.

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San Diego, CA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We found the food, wine and service to be excellent at the Cork Tree. The main dining room which is carpeted is quieter than the area by the bar.

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Newport Beach, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Hadn't been to this place in over a year. Not sure why because the food and service is still quite good . Great for bar small plates or full menu dinner. Nice selection of wines and very nice atmosphere. Live music on the patio also piped throughout the dining room. I won't wait a year to go back.

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San Clemente, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We checked Trip Advisor and found Cork Tree California Cuisine listed as #2 in Palm Desert. We called and made reservations for that day. The ambience, the food and the service are all excellent! Our waiter, Greg, was very attentive--made sure that the food lived up to expectations. The last pleasant surprise was Courtney Chambers, who was singing in the... More

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Additional Information about Cork Tree California Cuisine

Address: 74950 Country Club Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92260-1948
Phone Number: 760-779-0123
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Desert
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: Californian

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