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Cork Tree California Cuisine

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

Cork TreeHas consistently good food. Very California Bistro menu with a varied selection of quality dishes with great presentation. Very enjoyable and a refreshing change from all of the euro and ethnique places that seem to be a majority of the trendy restaurants that are opening all over the valley. Charming atmosphere, excellent food and service all at very resonable... More 

Thank Ray G
Palm Desert,CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you are looking for an excellent meal, go no further because the Cork Tree is fantastic. You will be delighted with anything on the menu....And they have a Happy Hour at the bar which is a great deal. It's located in a shopping center...but visible from the street.

Thank Offthebeatenpath011
Surrey, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always enjoy the Cork Tree. We go every time we are in Palm Desert. They will never let you down. The food and drinks are fantastic.

Thank britt881
Palm Desert, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, great ambiance. During season the bar and restaurant are pretty busy. Get there 5-5:30 to grab a high top or belly up to the bar. Best bartenders, attentive servers. Excellent bar food that is organic, artistic and delicious. Inside dining and outdoor patio dining open during season. The Cork Tree is on the corner of Cook & Country... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

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'

Thank Butternuthorse
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

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 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 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

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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
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74950 Country Club Dr, 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?