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Corkscrew Cafe

55 W Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley, CA 93924
+1 831-659-8888
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“meyer lemon” (26 reviews)
“bread” (46 reviews)
“pizza” (114 reviews)
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American, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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55 W Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley, CA 93924
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Not very good food or service but a lot of attitude. BTW $4.50 for bread! There is a paucity of competition in the Carmel Valley Village area and this may account for the lack of trying.

Thank MJB93924
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place a couple of miles down from Bernardus, where we stayed. Menu options not that extensive but pizza and steak both good.

Thank jendSurrey_UK
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

My only complaint about the Corkscrew is that the parking lot is very small. Fortunately there is a lot parking around the restaurant. The food is tasty and well prepared. The wait staff is friendly and the service is spot on. The option to dine...More

Thank hal t
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Visiting in the area, two people who I met earlier in the day at a yoga class highly recommended Corkscrew Cafe. It was a perfect dining experience -- casual, Mediterranean ambience, attentive and friendly service and outstanding food and beverages. The wood fire oven pizza...More

Thank vickyambientpr
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Adorable sit in the back and be transported to the South of France everything is delicious from authentic brick oven pizzas to unparalleled short ribs order a lot of stuff start with cheese platter and bread basket throw in a few salads and share with...More

Thank Jana B
Reviewed 20 July 2018

It's improved significantly since the previous times I've been. I can now recommend it, especially on Thursday's when the (as usual in the area) the overpriced wines are half-price. The rib-eye steak (which is plenty for two) was wonderful, the mussels good despite being somewhat...More

Thank Andrew A
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Met friends here for dinner, and was delighted with the food and atmosphere. My friends lived in France for years, having bought a house in a small village outside of Avignon, so they know good food. Was delighted when they picked a new restaurant for...More

Thank kwnovoa
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Corkscrew had been recommended to us and did not disappoint. Sara's, our server, was friendly, knowledgeable, and just the right mix of attentive and relaxed. The wine she recommended was delicious and the pizza was to die for. The restaurant is very attractive and you...More

1  Thank lovestotravel4959
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

This had to be one of the most pleasant lunch experiences I have had in my 6 years in the Bay Area. The Pear Salad was delightful as were the Onion Rings and roasted garlic with baked goat cheese spread. Yum! Then we had the...More

2  Thank Ron B
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Lunch of Myer Lemon pizza and pear salad in the patio when very well. Great staff and prompt service a real plus.

1  Thank BoulderNut
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Audra R
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Response from Candace R | Reviewed this property |
Casual is fine. Saw people in jeans, no shorts.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 W Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley, CA 93924
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carmel Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 831-659-8888
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