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Cork Tree California Cuisine

74950 Country Club Dr, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-1948
+1 760-779-0123
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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74950 Country Club Dr, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-1948
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What a wonderful romantic restaurant! Excellent food and excellent service. There is an outside patio to sit on warm evenings. On the corner of Cook and Country Club.

Thank Dorothy B
Reviewed 4 days ago

I would never have thought there would be this little gem in a shopping center, but there it was. Great food and service in a palm desert. Everyone of our dinners were well prepared with excellent flavors at a reasonable cost. The beet salad is...More

Thank ggak
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely upscale restaurant perfect for a romantic dinner. Have been wanting to go for a while and finally made it in last Saturday. Nicely decorated with a blend of modern and old world warmth. Very attentive service. As a note for those of you that...More

1  Thank Robyn D
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have been going to Cork Tree for several years. For some reason the restaurant has changed? I am not sure if it is new owners or what. There appears to be a completely new staff! I was given rave reviews of the lamb chops....More

Thank MEB123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made a reservation for 12 and at the last minute had 13 and the servers were great to set up the extra seat. Many of our friends were late coming but the servers were calm and adjusted and gave all fantastic service. We were...More

Thank sandylq
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The rack of lamb, kale salad, and apple tort dessert were all extraordinarily delicious!!! While this place is not cheap, it's worth every penny! Kudos as well to the friendly and knowledgeable staff! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!

Thank David E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A flawless dining experience as a group of two couples. Service was impeccable in a lovely beautifully decorated room with balanced mood lighting. Menu is creative and very appealing. Every plate we ordered was 'off the hook'. Wine list was impressive and prices were fair....More

Thank Christopher F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We intrepid Midwesterners were the only ones dining al fresco and that was just fine with us. The ambiance, the food, the service were top notch again. My strip steak was flawlessly prepared, the smoked onion rings were special,and my fetching wife's duck was fantastic....More

1  Thank Jack J
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Have been coming to the Cork Tree for many years when we're in the desert and always had a very good rather than a great experience. Last night was no exception. Surroundings, decor, service and ambience were all very good. I think Cork Tree would...More

Thank davidjackie1957
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This restaurant he's great ambience in the main dining area as well as the bar as well. It can also accommodate a romantic evening if that's something you are looking for. The food is fresh and seasonal as well as delicious....they change the menu options...More

Thank Michelle G
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Deb L
11 January 2017|
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Response from Claudia F | 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
4 October 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
Ben A
4 October 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
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, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74950 Country Club Dr, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-1948
    (Cook Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-779-0123
  • E-mail
Updated Al La Carte menu & wine list located @ www.thecorktree.com Live music Sunday- Thursday Sunday- Michael Keethe Monday- John Stanley King Tuesday- Michael Keethe Wednesday- Jack Ruvio Thursday- Michael Keethe
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