Cork Restaurant - Chandler
Cork Restaurant - Chandler

Cork Restaurant - Chandler

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.corkrestaurant.net/
  • Phone: 4808833773x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Regular Hours of Operation
    Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 5pm -9pm, Friday & Saturday: 5pm-10pm Closed Sunday & Monday

    CORK IS CLOSED FOR ANNUAL SUMMER VACATION FOR THE FIRST TWO WEEKS OF JULY!
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Wild Game, Contemporary French, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Brian Peterson
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Cork offers a private dining room that seats 10 guests and 2 patios as well as the option to buy-out the restaurant for private events.
  • Private Party Contact: Robert Morris 4808833773

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Northeast corner of Alma School and Chandler Heights
  • Parking: No
A word from Cork Restaurant - Chandler
Cork is a four-diamond award-winning restaurant offering contemporary American cuisine with classic French influences and techniques. The menu is set up like a build-your-own tasting menu and guests are encouraged to order 2-3 courses.
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Cork Restaurant - Chandler reviews from OpenTable diners
9 reviews since June 3, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.4
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.6
    Noise LevelQuiet
85% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
romantic (6)neighborhood gem (6)notable wine list (6)fit for foodies (5)special occasion (5)great for brunch (1)good for groups (1)Show More
  • A special anniversary treat
    twobinksinlove
    Dined on 6/26/2014
    We'd heard about Cork some time ago and decided to give it a try for our 32nd anniversary. We opted for the "Chef Special." Five courses that even the waiter didn't know what was coming out of the kitchen! Every item served was shear delight! The ambiance was very pleasant. The service spot on. The food…incredible! We WILL be back again and again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Chefs choice
    EVFoodie
    Dined on 6/24/2014
    We went with the chefs choice and it was well worth it. 5 courses picked by the chef paired with 5 wines. What a great experience. I can't wait to see what happens when they re open after their summer break.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Anniversary Treat
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    This was a recommendation from several friends and did not disappoint. We celebrated our 18th anniversary. From the moment we arrived and were greeted by name, to the table with our names printed out on the menu, to the appetizers, meal and dessert (big recommendation here) we had an enjoyable experience.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Anniversary celebration
    Hornist
    Dined on 6/10/2014
    My wife and I enjoyed the atmosphere for our anniversary celebration. Wonderful service, but the meal was a bit disappointing. Being from the Midwest originally, we grew up with corn fed beef, which is very tender. In the Southwest, grass fed beef is the norm and we find it to be pretty tough. We will return - we just will not do the steak next time.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • My birthday
    RickAZVIP
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    A special restaurant to treat yourself and friends to fine meal. Great food and a great wine list.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 4 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 3, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.3
    • Food4.3
    • Ambiance4
    • Service4
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 530 reviews are from the Cork Restaurant - Chandler reviews archive.
  • Nice Restaurant
    Steve
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    Food was great, service was great...extensive wine list and the port flight for 10, 20, 30 and 40 years was a nice touch. We would definitely go here again.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I Only Wish I Lived Closer!
    Becky
    Dined on 5/23/2014
    My husband and I visited Cork during restaurant week and we were definitely not disappointed. We had heard great things about it previously, but it's about a 40 minute drive from our home, so we just never made the trip. I'm so glad we finally did. Every dish was perfectly thought out and each course was more and more delicious. For my entree I had a wild boar risotto. It's hard to even describe how rich and creamy it was, it was just perfection. Where else could you even get such a dish? The service was excellent as well. Getting our drinks was a bit slower than we would've liked, but our server was very graceful about it, and he even gave us a $25 gift certificate to use next time. Overall a fantastic experience. We can't wait to go back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful meal!
    HappyFoodie
    Dined on 5/23/2014
    We have been to Cork a few times, and it rarely disappoints. The food is perfectly prepared and presented...."a party in my mouth" one of our guests said! We will go back again, usually for a special occasion due to our budget! We enjoy the service and the privacy of the booths.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A find...
    DoggieCombover
    Dined on 5/22/2014
    This is an excellent restaurant hidden away in the 'burbs of Chandler. Very nice ambiance, excellent food and service, unexpected in this out of the way location.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place!
    Winefoodie
    Dined on 5/21/2014
    We came here for our anniversary, it was just lovely. When we were seated I noticed they made custom menus with our names and wishing us a happy anniversary. They have a great deal of wines which was impressive considering their location. The starters were perfect size and delicious, however the main entrees were on the smaller size almost an appetizer portion. We enjoyed the fact that the chef uses many local ingredients and farmers. This is a great find for the neighborhood!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • restaurant week
    foodie
    Dined on 5/21/2014
    Truly enjoyed my meal and the atmosphere of the restaurant.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great date place
    MJFFC
    Dined on 5/21/2014
    I chose this place on a recommendation from a friend. Food was excellent Wine rack looked cool.
    Special Features:
    romantic, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    waiter showed disgust when he was told no to his upsells
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Consistently Impressive
    Eddieaz
    Dined on 5/15/2014
    Been to Cork many times because of the overall high quality of Food and Service. If you have not been, you owe it to yourself.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Terrible
    RestaurantfanVIP
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Terrible service, food, and extremely expensive. Mother's Day Brunch was awful - slow service, sparse options and food was terrible. Will not be going back.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • mothers day brunch
    jrminaz
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    We've been to cork several times now and the result is this the same, awesome! Mothers day brunch was super yummy. We were a table of four so we all ordered a something different so we could try most of the menu. Everything was great. We'll be back.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not worth your time or money
    LuvChopVIP
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    This was our first visit and we had high expectations based upon the other open table feedback. Cork is very overpriced with terrible service. Entrees are really just appetizers. The waiter really screwed up the order so we definitely will not be returning.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Still a hidden Gem!
    JMB1
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    The chef does not disappoint - a fantastic find in south Chandler. A fantastic wine list accompanies the excellent offerings. I'd recommend ordering a couple appetizers and a few entre's to split among a couple as the offerings are very creative and the combinations are un-matched.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Birthday celebration
    nobloni
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    Wonderful way to celebrate your birthday. When we were seated our menu's had Happy Birthday with my name on it. Dinner was delicious - I had rack of lamb and my hubby had the trout. We shared a delicious salad made with blue cheese, carmel popcorn and asian pear. Everything was perfect with the exception of the bread. The bread has always been a thin sliced french with herb butter. It appears they have gone to a small loaf of bread that wasn't eaten because of the consistency. The other bread was so much better.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Anniversary Dinner
    Gettinout
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    We wanted to try CORK because it is close to our house. We went on our anniversary and when we got there they greeted us with "Happy Anniversary". We got a table inside but right by the opening to the patio which was nice. Service was great, they didn't rush though courses. When they brought the menu, it was personalized at the top saying " Happy 11th Anniversary" with our names which I thought was a very nice touch then after dinner they rolled the menu in a scroll for a keepsake for us. The waiter was very attentive to us and helped with the wine selection as well as the meal. He knew the menu very well and how to describe everything. Overall it was a great experience.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, Scenic View, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    We went to Cork for my Husband's birthday. We had a LOVELY meal. Great service we were not rushed at all. The waiter was very knowledgeable and was very pleasant. We had a terrific time and my husband felt very special. I would defiantly go back again and recommend to my friends.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • modern elegance
    TheTOP
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    Unique menu, great wine selection, fantastic service, all tucked away in a quiet and peaceful neighborhood location. Perfect if you're a foodie, a wine lover, or looking for that "special place". My only complaint is the wine selection by the glass is somewhat limited.
    Special Features:
    Romantic, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Celebration
    Cliff
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    They had a special menu with our guest of honor's name - it was a graduation celebration. She was very impressed with the attention. We were all talking and having a great time but some cannot talk without using their hands. A glass of wine was tipped over. The wait staff was immediately there to render assistance and made use still feel welcome. As usual the food was great. This is a truly wonderful place.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Blend of flavors
    wgdasuVIP
    Dined on 5/1/2014
    Dinner at cork is always a nice experience. The chef has a knack of preparing excellent dishes that blend flavors and textures. We had sole nicely grilled over vegetables with a delicate sauce. An excellent crème Brule for desert. I finished with a cappuccino which unfortunately was weak coffee and limp foam for $5.50- skip it.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great all the way around
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 4/24/2014
    Food was interesting and perfectly prepared. Service was impeccable. Enjoyed every minute of our experience.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful evening
    Wino
    Dined on 4/22/2014
    We celebrated my wife's birthday and had an amazing meal. Great service and amazing food. Highly recommend this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    Good for Groups, Romantic, special occasion, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, great service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    I really enjoyed the menu for Easter Brunch. We are never disappointed here.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Kid-Friendly, Fit For Foodies, special occasion, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • WonderfuL!
    ChicagoJohnVIP
    Dined on 4/19/2014
    What an awesome gym hidden in this southeast burb. The menu was quite eclectic
    Special Features:
    Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Thoughts about your specials
    Steve
    Dined on 4/15/2014
    We had a good meal and nice service. It was a Tuesday evening and your $50 plus wine was 1/2 price but we never heard about this until I asked (after I recalled something from my memory). It would have been nice if our waiter would have reminded us if this fact and you would have sold a nice bottle of wine. I would not expect a reminder in a general place but Cork is nice and upscale were extra service is the norm.
    Special Features:
    Romantic, special occasion, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Superlative dining
    Paul
    Dined on 4/12/2014
    Although brief, the menu features a good range of foods. The food and its presentation are outstanding. Specials truly are special. The wine selection is similarly outstanding, as are the desserts. A wonderful dining experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great As Always
    LandPVIP
    Dined on 4/8/2014
    Great food & wine choices. Impeccable service and knowledge of the wine list by server Scott.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Very nice dinner
    dallasdinerVIP
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    First time visit. Everything was very good. Nice hidden gem with unique ambience. Great for wine lovers.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • What a find!
    MandJ
    Dined on 3/29/2014
    We don't have many date nights so when we do go out, we usually go to Morton's in Scottsdale. This time, we wanted something a little closer to home with a more diverse menu. Success! It was difficult to decide on our dinner because everything on the menu was so tempting. In the end, I went with the seafood special and my husband ordered the Hanger steak. Our waiter, Josh helped us select a perfect wine to compliment both of our entrees. We could not have been more pleased and we'll be going back again and again. I can't wait to try more of the menu items.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • My favorite
    thewolf
    Dined on 3/27/2014
    The cork in chandler is my favorite restaurant in the valley. Chef Brian, Chef Danielle and their respected staffs execut at the highest level. As a chef myself I love this. The pride taken in every aspect of service at Cork shows true passion for our craft. I enjoy spending my hard earned money there it is tribute to a job well done.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mediocre Service
    FoodieGuyVIP
    Dined on 3/25/2014
    Food: 4 stars out of 5. Service: not there. This was the third time I'd eaten there in as many months, and none of those times was it all that busy. Yet the service consistently suffers.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Business Dinner to Impress
    lheiland
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    I needed a great place to impress a business client and the Cork delivered on all fronts! The food, wine and service were impeccable (as always). Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the evening, the ability to converse without shouting, and the overall dining experience. It was perfect!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Disappointing
    Farmerboy
    Dined on 3/20/2014
    Terrible service. The place was almost empty. Our server basically disappeared. This is a small plates place but - the beet salad was $12 and had one tiny piece of beet and a total of about two bites of salad. The rabbit appetizer which was $19 had two pieces of what they said was rabbit that were perhaps one ounce each. The rabbit was tough and tasteless. We could not eat it. The entrees were OK but not memorable. By the time the main courses arrived we had lost our appetite. Despite the place being almost empty our three courses meal took 2 1/2 hours. Luckily it was quiet so we at least had conversation.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Very talented, expressive
    dinerVIP
    Dined on 3/19/2014
    Very talented, expressive & inventive chef. Look for the wine list - presented on an iPad.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Chandler Gem
    okiedokie
    Dined on 3/19/2014
    We celebrated a friend's birthday here. Beautiful evening so we ate on the outside patio to watch the beautiful Arizona sunset. Cocktails were tasty with the latest mixology ingredients. The menu was creative and loaded with fresh ingredients. The petroleum sole and steelhead trout were excellent, but the best entree was the lamb from a Virginia farm, the best we have tasted. We will return to sample the changing seasonal menus.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A little disappointed
    Mauiwowi
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    Has been our favorite restaurant for years. However, our recent visit wasn't up to the usual standards. I'd pass on the pork belly appetizer which sounded so good on the menu but didn't work in reality. We're planning to go back for a "chef's choice" meal and hope that it's a good as we're use to getting here.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate