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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 240 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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Alberta
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

The restaurant decor is high end I would say, and was a bit dark. The servers seemed to know their stuff and were well informed about the menu. It all seemed very formal. I was expecting great food. I ordered the pork shank which was large, very nicely cooked and it was tasty but it was supposed to come with... More 

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San Diego, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

We have eaten here three times and haven't been disappointed. The food is well-prepared and served hot, the latter factor not regularly observed by restaurants. The tab should be considered moderately expensive. For those not wanting or needing a full meal, there are small items available during the restaurant's early evening happy hour.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

I will confess that we had such fun here that we probably didn't pay enough attention to the food and drink. That means, I am sure, that it was excellent. Friendly service, good wine and despite being in a shopping mall the place had a really buzzy atmosphere. It is medium expensive but I would certain revisit, especially in a... More 

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Carlisle, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We recently dined here. The waiter was very helpful and attentive, but the service was very slow. The waiter apologized several times and topped off our wine glasses. The food was very good. We had Chilean Sea Bass and duck breast both of which were excellent. Decor was a bit dated. Noise level was moderate, but we were able to... More 

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Pelham, Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 via mobile

Nice decor and ambiance, great service and fresh Californian cuisine.....I have been 3 times and so far this is my favourite place in PD. The wine list is good and reasonably priced. This time I had the kale salad and the seafood crab cakes - both excellent. With two bottles and four of us, the total was under 300.00 including... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Ate at the bar. Service was fine. Tune 3 ways was great - other than that it was really bland food, really expensive for what it was and a disappointment. Try other places instead of this place - not worth it in my opinion.

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Delray Beach, Florida, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The happy hour was limited to a bar menu. The tuna 3 ways was great. Other than that the menu and food at the bar was really mediocre. Skip this place. There are lots better places in the area.

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

besides elegant and classy, the service is superb, the food excellent no matter what you choose, ( not easilly found elsewhere) perfect place to dine, also the best wine. my number one place when I am in the desert: Love those Duck Tacos.

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Lake Tahoe, NV
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Appetizers are unusual and great-had the snails/short ribs with great seasonings, Mac/cheese with lobster, special soups. Atmosphere is low light with white table cloths, special breads served, corkage fee 20 bucks, extensive bar and wine selections. Desserts also extensive. Service was very good and waiters are very attentive-pepper for salads and other, water, pouring the wine. Can't go wrong with... More 

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Palm Springs, California, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Cork Tree is a place you must dine. The food is fabulous and so is the ambiance. They are known for their wine selection. It is one of my favorite places to go.

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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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