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$31 - $50
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Two out of three entrees were a huge disappointment. I was the lucky one, with scallops that were huge and juicy, with wonderfu lovely presentation although a bit sparse with the added veggies - i would have loved more of the brussel sprouts, etc. Second...diner had the rib eye, which amounted to one THIRD fat, for $53 not acceptable. Third diner had the vegetarian cauliflower steak, which was rather tasteless, with the worst presentation ever - three huge lumps of cauliflower surrounded the "steak" - your childhood cauliflower nightmare. Really unacceptable for the very high prices. Wont be back.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised by this restaurant . It is within walking distance of the JW Marriott so we went over one evening. We sat outside and enjoyed the wonderful evening and great atmosphere! Great service. Awesome wine. Delicious food. Even our 10 year old...son thought it was a hit! We would highly recommend!!More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With Covid things are different but I was not impressed. It has an OK menu and a reasonable wine selection but it lacked anything to make it distinctive or a place I would be in a hurry to visit again. Nothing wrong just nothing exceptional.

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed February 16, 2021 via mobile

Thanks Cork Tree for saving the night! We had reservations at an Italian place a few steps away from Cork Tree and from the start our instincts said “oh hell no”, including being seated in an alley near a dumpster and no water or acknowledgment...for a solid 10 minutes. We looked at each other and simultaneously said “let’s go”. So we wandered over to Cork Tree, where we were seated in a lovely garden (that felt like it could have been anywhere - and NOT in a mini mall parking lot. Food and service were exceptional....romantic too! Phew! We dodged a bullet and hit gold!More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed November 20, 2020 via mobile

We had dinner here last night with friends. We ate outside and it was very comfortable. Service was good. We each had cocktails which were excellent. My fiend and I had the sea bass - great choice! My wife really like the filet mignon and...my friends’s wife loved her scallops. Expensive but very good!More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed November 16, 2020 via mobile

Food and service are very good, but in my humble opinion, way overpriced. It’s in a strip mall, and while the decor is fine (we ate outside), there’s no way it should be close to 100 a plate when all s said and done.

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed October 17, 2020

The TA reviews below convinced me to have my birthday dinner here and we were very happy with the choice! The service was personal and attentive, and we were pleased with the cocktails, wine list and main courses. The creme brulee birthday treat was a...nice finishing touch.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed October 14, 2020

We had a great late night dinner here; salmon and a large wedge salad. Quite pricey, but excellent quality.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed March 14, 2020 via mobile

Cork Tree menu and recommendations from friends was an enticement to try. Escargot was well prepared, Scallops and Pork Shank recommended. Must try the special deserts.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed March 10, 2020

Met friends in the Bar area for Happy Hour, it was bright, clean and the service was great, we ordered off the bar menu, lots of choices. We shared crab cakes, beef bites and ceased salad, it was all very good. I will defiantly go...back again.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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November 25, 2018|
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Response from KatyBoston | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do, but they have daily specials and 2 of us got the specials so don’t set your mind before you get there as the specials were absolutely terrific.
Deb L
January 10, 2017|
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Response from 656claudiaf | Reviewed this property |
We had a private area for a group of 6 at Cork Tree. Call them and see about accommodating a group of 14. They were very helpful. Enjoy
Ben A
October 4, 2016|
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Response from CandPtravel | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I missed this question. I have worn a variety of things here like jeans, a skirt and a dress but have seen everything from golf clothes, business, to semi-formal
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cork Tree California Cuisine

  • Yes, Cork Tree California Cuisine offers takeout services.

  • Yes, Cork Tree California Cuisine offers delivery services.

  • Cork Tree California Cuisine is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4.5