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Cork Tree California Cuisine

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74950 Country Club Dr, Palm Desert, CA 92260-1948 (Cook Street)
17607790123
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Niederkassel
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have visited Cork Tree several times and were impressed last time of their improvement in every aspect. This time we benefitted from the quiet patio when ther was a company party inside. The food was still very good with some minor exceptions (risotto not al dente, duck not crispy). The service was only mediocre, may be because everybody hat... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a really nice time celebrating a birthday. Food was very good - we both had fish entrées. The wine list was extensive with lots of by the glass options. And the service was excellent! Warren took great care of us. An easy walk from the JW Marriott.

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Thank CarthayTraveller
Palm Desert, California
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166 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, Great Service. Many choices for main course and the wine choices were perfect for each. Wine by the glass allowed us to try different wines.

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Thank Soup8
Palm Desert, California
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed every minute of our dining experience at Cork Tree. We took family from Canada and we can't wait to go back when they return this winter. Love, love, love!!

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Thank dsrtmom6
Foothill Ranch, Ca
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We used to love the Cork Tree and it was our restaurant of choice. However, in the last 2 year or so there has been a change of staff and the service has suffered. The food has been a bit disappointing also. Loved the staff when they first opened.

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Portland, Oregon
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This time was happy hour. Great service, as always, and great happy hour choices. I had the small Caesar salad. Nice to know you can choose between a couple of sizes. Of course my martini was perfect!! We have never had a bad experience at this place. I am sure you won't either!! Enjoy!

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Lake Arrowhead, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

LOVE Cork Tree, The Lobster mac & cheese with a cardonnay Cheese Sauce, Sweet Red Pepper Puree, Herbs is a yummy appetizer the Southwest Corn Chowder with Chorizo, Cilantro Oil and a side of Sonoma Jack Cheese Poblano Chili Quesadilla was very good, organic rainbow beet salad is great, the Caesar salad was fine. The seabags in a miso Ginger... More 

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Thank CandPtravel
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12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 

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Thank Ray G
Palm Desert,CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

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.

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Thank Offthebeatenpath011
Surrey, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $50
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, 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
Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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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Palm Desert, California
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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?