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“Quaint and charming lunch”
Review of Corkscrew Cafe

Corkscrew Cafe
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Southern California
Level 6 Contributor
83 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Quaint and charming lunch”
Reviewed July 16, 2014

We stopped in here for a late lunch after wine tasting in Carmel Village and we were seating out in their back patio right away. We split a salad and a pizza and they were incredibly flavorful. The staff were super friendly and we would love to come back here again next time we're in the area.

Visited July 2014
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level 5 Contributor
96 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Delightful dinner in the garden”
Reviewed July 12, 2014

Lovely food, very fresh, and the garden setting was very serene and lit with fun lighting. Also great wine recommendations -- it's adjacent to the Georis Vineyard tasting room

Visited July 2014
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Chicago, Illinois, United States
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Slow Service”
Reviewed July 1, 2014

We were so excited to eat at this charming restaurant in Carmel Village but were parked outside and forgotten. It took forever to get our food and we had to go hunting around inside to find someone to pay. The wines were average and it was a disappointing dinner.

Visited June 2014
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Northern California
Level 6 Contributor
150 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
“Good food and friendly service - falls just of short of 5 stars”
Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is a local and visitor favorite in an artist's community, very quaint, we had outdoor seating. There's great food and atmosphere. I tried an unusual spicy asparagus gazpacho that was a little less creamy than I would have liked, but the chicken salad was terrific as were my wife's fish tacos. The panna cotta dessert was quite good.

They only fell short on two small things - the outdoor area is very cute and winery-rustic, but the combination of soft pebble surface and metal chairs made for somewhat uncomfortable seating and the service, while very friendly and personable, was a little slow at times.

  • Visited June 2014
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Incline Village, Nevada
Level 6 Contributor
134 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Perfect afternoon lunch spot and dog friendly”
Reviewed June 23, 2014

We didn't even look inside once we saw the amazing back patio that takes dogs. The setting was perfect with sun umbrellas, lovely tables, great service and food that will not disappoint you! A fun wine list with numerous selections that are reasonably priced .I had the cheeseburger which was amazing from the meat, to the bread to the toppings; my wife had the chicken salad which she liked, but agreed mine was much better. Looked like the salads were wonderful and other lunch entrees looked great as they were being served around us. Fun atmosphere, good service, I know we will go back on our next visit to Carmel area.

  • Visited June 2014
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