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“Nice Lunch!”
Review of The Corkscrew Cafe

The Corkscrew Cafe
Ranked #12 of 87 Restaurants in Dahlonega
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $36
Cuisines: American, International
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Located just off the square in Dahlonega next to the Historic Holly Theater, the Corkscrew Cafe offers American Cuisine with a modern and creative twist. Trout, Eggplant Mascarpone and Nut Crusted Pork Chop are a few of our signature items as well as Steaks, Appetizers and "To Die For" Desserts! The extensive wine list features Georgia wines, as well as other quality selections from around the world. The dining room and patio make an ideal setting for casual fine dining and good times with friends, family and business associates. Live music on most Friday and Saturday nights. Monthly Wine Diners and Tastings available. Large Parties welcomed, reservations recommended. "Dining with a Twist" for 12 years in North Georgia. Come join Us!
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Nice Lunch!”
Reviewed March 25, 2013

I was in the area for work, and check trip advisor so decided to go with this one.
No one there, but one table with who I talk during my lunch and also the owner who has been very nice.
Will be back for more.

  • Visited March 2013
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Cleveland, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Enjoyed the music and outdoor seating. Food - meh.”
Reviewed March 24, 2013

We had dinner here one evening and sat outside in the rear of the restaurant. Great music provided by a gentlemen named Johnny. As for the food, my wife and I were very pleased with the warm spinach salad and the bread. The main entrees were very disappointing. My wife's pork chop was a very generous portion that was significantly undercooked. The hangar steak was tough. I had intended to go with the filet mignon but was recommended to try the hangar steak as it was the favorite of most return customers. We have had better meals at one of the big chain steak houses for less money.

Visited March 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Fun Find , Great Food”
Reviewed March 17, 2013 via mobile

Sunday ride to Dahlonega, scoped out trip advisor, I did not want BBQ because We own a BBQ joint, I like and look for Top Rated non chain resturants, this place was a real treat with smiles on the staffs faces offers a great first impression , the menu is simple with fun options for every taste. We can not wait to try the Dinner Menu which we did review. Buy the way the food was really tasty and fun, My taste Buds did a happy dance. Thanks to Robert and the Crew.

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Thank JLGuess
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Creative cuisine and sensational service in downtown Dahlonega”
Reviewed February 23, 2013

We were incredibly impressed with our experience at the Corkscrew Cafe this evening. Our plans had changed and we arrived an hour earlier than our reservation. The hostess welcomed us warmly and moved tables to accommodate us. We received excellent advice on wine selection, and our server explained the additional featured items expertly. The warm spinach salad with candied pecan; true Cesar salad (with anchovies); and featured salad of baby iceberg with beets, blue cheese, and homemade ranch were a wonderful start to our meal. For entrees, we enjoyed the filet; trout with shitake mushrooms; and the featured scallops with roasted cauliflower and fingerling sweet potatoes. All were cooked beautifully and revealed the chef's creativity with ingredients. Though both desserts offerings were amazing, the Stilton and blueberry cheesecake may be the best cheesecake we've ever eaten. We actually ordered an extra piece to take home. The owner visited us and shared stories about how dishes are collaboratively created. The Corkscrew Cafe is definitely a restaurant to which these foodies will return each time we're in Dahlonega.

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Valdosta, Georgia
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“Romantic Valentines dinner.”
Reviewed February 14, 2013 via mobile

Excellent food, excellent service. We have eaten here before and are very pleaded. Highly recommended!

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Thank Sandra J
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