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Cork & Fork

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
American, Wine Bar, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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47875 Caleo Bay Drive, La Quinta, CA 92253-6386
16:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Thu 16:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sun 16:00 - 21:00
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Portland, Oregon
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is excellent. We sat on the patio, which is dog friendly, was really pleasant! The pizza was excellent. We also liked the scallops (never had such good polenta), the crispy Brussels sprouts and the filet mignon tacos. Our only disappointment was that the cauliflower was heavily breaded. We will be back!

Thank Diane P
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The small plates were interesting, but nothing jumped out as spectacular or unique. Most of the items we tried were good but trying to hard to be hip and had one of the flavors in the dish that was too over powering. The Avocado Toast was all lemon and the Filet Street Tacos had way too much Siracha sauce on... More 

Thank Shawn W
Portland, Oregon
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was a wonderful surprise. It is a good sign when the entire place is full with over a 30mins table wait and only two seats at the bar available. The bar was perfect with prompt service. In summary: Do's-crispy brussels, crispy cauliflower, seared scallops, Scottish salmon. Don't-look at the dessert menu...you will be unable to say no.

Thank Evan C
McKinney, Texas
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158 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Service was mixed... food was middle of the road...a bit noisey . We had 7:30 reservations on a saturday night. they were not particularly crowded, yet service was mixed ... not rude... but not attentive either.

1 Thank Ken B
San Luis Obispo, California
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

This is a tapas restaurant unlike any tapas restaurant I have been to before. First - don't think small plates - more like medium plates. We usually have to order 5 plates at other tapas restaurants to feed two people for dinner, however at this restaurant 3 plates were enough to fill us up. We started with the Prosciutto Carpaccio... More 

Thank 2muchfun_12
Belgrade, Montana
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643 reviews
455 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Another first time experience and it was a good one. Good service, good food and nice atmosphere. A somewhat small place with a bar and tables. We tried a few different items The Brussels Sprouts Bruschetta Salad, Nonno pizza and Grilled cheese with short ribs. Vino and drinks too. Our server was Colette S. She was quick and serve oriented.... More 

Thank jeffreyshapiro
Broadway, North Carolina
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

This is our favorite spot in La Quinta. The food is delicious and there wine selection is fantastic. Be sure to make a reservation. The dining room is not very big.

Thank BobandMiriam
Toronto, Canada
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We had a nice early meal here. The restaurant was full but we were seated at the bar. The bar tender explained the restaurant philosophy and suggested great wine. Nice atmosphere and good food.

Thank iceheart
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

12/19/16 Save your sanity - go elsewhere! THE FOOD IS ONLY GOOD WHEN THE CHEF/OWNER IS IN THE KITCHEN! But don't say so out loud here or you'll be verbally abused by the management. My husband was verbally accosted at Cork & Fork last weekend by the manager who he doesn't know! It was so bizarre. And obnoxious, uncalled for... More 

4 Thank ALee3000
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful restaurant with the most interesting menu and small plates to be shared. Exceptionally interesting dishes prepared to perfection. Great for all occasions.

Thank Richard S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Wine Bar, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 20:30
16:00 - 20:30
16:00 - 20:30
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47875 Caleo Bay Drive, La Quinta, CA 92253-6386
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  La Quinta
  • Phone Number: 760-777-7555

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?