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Cork Tree California Cuisine

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74950 Country Club Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92260-1948 (Cook Street)
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited twice in 2016. Just as good as my earlier review. Good wine list and they were very knowledgeable regarding gluten issues for those of us with an autoimmune disease. I recommend this restaurant for all diners except those with children'

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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere in this restaurant varies from space to space. If you want quiet and privacy, there are booths which are somewhat secluded. If you want energy, sit in or near the bar. We enjoyed our visit with friends and especially the offered specials and wines. We were a bit disappointed that our first wine selection was not available, but... More 

Thank whitemice46
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I thought that the dining experience was very good. After reading the reviews and looking at the menu I was super excited. Elements were really good and a few things were meh. The duck tacos were disappointing to us we barely tasted the duck everything else overpowered. Escargot was excellent. What a combo of taste. The scallops and the pork... More 

Thank Sconietraveler
Palm Desert, California
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

beautiful restaurant with nice ambience, sea bass was delicious as were the short ribs. attentive service .

Thank happyokeefe
Los Angeles, California
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138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here celebrate our anniversary and once again we were amazed by how good the food is. There is consistently great food at this restaurant . The setting is very pleasant and our server was lovely. You must put the pork shank on your bucket list because is fabulous.

Thank Lasa88
Barre, Vermont
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service was fantastic, food was wonderful. Nice atmosphere for a special occasion dinner. Servers will recommend food and wine for you.

Thank Aimee P
orange county
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13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really like the food and the selection of wine. Service was great and would go back definitely. Seafood and steaks are both good and atmosphere is fun.

Thank mickeytravler
Palm Desert, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife liked her meal, mine was just so so. very expensive. Service was okay but certainly not that of a high quality restaurant. I had ice tea, the server never offered to refill my glass. We will not return.

Thank Patrick D
chicago, il
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

From the ambiance and decor to the service and especially the food, Cork Tree never disappoints. The staff is appropriately friendly and attentive. Every time we have eaten here it is a 5 Star experience! Last night I had the duck breast accompanied by an amazingly smoky flavored risotto and my wife had the sea bass. We shared the apple... More 

Thank oldergent
Sun City West, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

We arrived pretty late and were interested in a small bite. Had read on Trip Advisor about the bar food available, and this was a perfect spot. Live music, classy atmosphere. Small plates available at a fraction of the price of the restaurant. They are definitely small portions, but delicious. Coming from Arizona, prices are high, but a nice welcome... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $50
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74950 Country Club Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92260-1948
    (Cook Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: 17607790123

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?