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The Corkscrew Cafe

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51W Main Street West, Dahlonega, GA 30533
+1 706-867-8551
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Located just off the square in Dahlonega next to the Historic Holly...
Located just off the square in Dahlonega next to the Historic Holly Theater, the Corkscrew Cafe offers American Cuisine with a modern and creative twist. Trout, Eggplant Mascarpone and Nut Crusted Pork Chop are a few of our signature items as well as Steaks, Appetizers and "To Die For" Desserts! The extensive wine list features Georgia wines, as well as other quality selections from around the world. The dining room and patio make an ideal setting for casual fine dining and good times with friends, family and business associates. Live music on Friday and Saturday nights. Now we are having Thursday night Jazz nights! Monthly Wine Diners and Tastings. Large Parties welcomed, reservations recommended. "Dining with a Twist" for 10 years in North Georgia. Join Us!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Wonderful Dining Experience

The Corkscrew Cafe offers American cuisine with a modern and creative twist. The dining room and patio make an ideal setting for casual fine dining with friends, family or business associates. The Salmon with sweet potato puree, pickled golden raisins, chili-garlic almonds, and scallions was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
RoadExplorer
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Texas
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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Texas
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW

The Corkscrew Cafe offers American cuisine with a modern and creative twist. The dining room and patio make an ideal setting for casual fine dining with friends, family or business associates. The Salmon with sweet potato puree, pickled golden raisins, chili-garlic almonds, and scallions was delicious. Sadly didn't have room left for dessert!

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Georgia
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79 reviews 79 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This is a nice restaurant for the college town. Nice beer and wine selections with some nearby craft beersNot so many choices as to make it difficult. I had the salmon dip and pureed black eyed pea soup. Both were good but you gotta like black eyed peas. Finished with a large piece of their key lime pie. Very tasty.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

Overdone and overpriced. Still not sure what that was on the dried-out trout. Seemed like under-cooked bacon fat?? No sides just ill-prepared trout for $22. Empty restaurant, but made us sit next to kitchen.Very loud. Server was the sole delight, charming.

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Dahlonega, Georgia, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The food is great here and usually have some sort of special. It is pricey for this area, but it is nice to have a spot in Dahlonega that has consistently good food and a nice atmosphere.

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Dahlonega, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I may be a local but have not been for dinner since it changed ownership. I went with my wife and another couple on a Saturday evening. We made reservations, which turned out to be a good idea since seating was limited with the outside dining area closed because of unusually cold weather. I had read some reviews where diners... More 

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Colorado Springs, CO
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This pleasant restaurant in downtown Dahlonega has some very nice dishes, with a decent selection of local wines, and the staff are very sweet and eager to please. The food seemed kind of heavy to us, but we are not from the South and we find Southern food heavy in general. We thought everything was well-executed and enjoyed our meal.

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Newnan, Georgia, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We've always pleased. Good service and good food. Wait staff knowledgeable and friendly. Helpful without being overbearing. Very good and unique food.

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Mc Donald, Tennessee
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My wife and I received a recommendation from a local winery we had just visited. I'm so glad the told us about The Corkscrew Cafe! It was a Sunday afternoon just before 6, not crowded at all. the cafe can only seat about 30-40 people. Short menu, but something for everyone, fish, steak, chicken, etc. we both opted for the... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We loved this place. It's small and quaint, tucked away on a side street near the theater. We had delicious food and the server was energetic and gave us great recommendations. We will be back.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We have not yet dined here, but the menu and reputation of the place indicate that it is one of the best if not THE best fine dining experience in Dahlonega. What we did find one evening during a summer visit in 2014 is one of the best local live music experiences that we have stumbled upon. After dining elsewhere... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 51W Main Street West, Dahlonega, GA 30533
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Dahlonega
  • Phone Number: +1 706-867-8551

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 36
  • Cuisine: American, Dessert, Continental, Coffee Shop

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Romantic, Entertaining clients

Description

Located just off the square in Dahlonega next to the Historic Holly Theater, the Corkscrew Cafe offers American Cuisine with a modern and creative twist. Trout, Eggplant Mascarpone and Nut Crusted Pork Chop are a few of our signature items as well as Steaks, Appetizers and "To Die For" Desserts! The extensive wine list features Georgia wines, as well as other quality selections from around the world. The dining room and patio make an ideal setting for casual fine dining and good times with friends, family and business associates. Live music on Friday and Saturday nights. Now we are having Thursday night Jazz nights! Monthly Wine Diners and Tastings. Large Parties welcomed, reservations recommended. "Dining with a Twist" for 10 years in North Georgia. Join Us!
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 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

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