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About Cork Fire Kitchen
Rustic, yet refined, Cork Fire Kitchen features inventive menus made for sharing, which highlight the daily bounty from our favorite local farms. Join us for a casual breakfast, lunch with friends or a romantic night out with a spectacular view of our golf course. Enjoy the very best local edibles, foraged fresh and organic whenever possible.
Temecula, CA 92592
Californian, American, Comfort Food
Hours of Operation:
Breakfast – 6 am to 11:30 am
Lunch – 11:30 am to 5 pm
Dinner – 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Bar/Patio – 11 am to close
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Cork Fire Kitchen Ratings and Reviews
this Place was amazing! The chef clearly enjoys playing around with interesting flavors. Everything was fresh and interesting and different from what you find on an ordinary menu. The service was really outstanding, and the outdoor patio is beautiful. I don't usually pick golf courses as a place to eat, but the food and the view were both way better than I expected. So relaxing and enjoyable. I only have one complaint. The cocktails are amazing and I had this cocktail called lavender wisp. And I came back just to have it again and they had changed the list! The other ones are all good too but, cork fire if you are listening can you please bring back the lavender wisp???
Not worth the effort.
They had a limited menu for Easter brunch. Between the six of us, we ordered five different entrees and none of them were very good. Just mediocre at best and not at all worth the price. We will not be back. There are too many other restaurants in Temecula who serve great food at reasonable prices.
I went to dinner last Saturday and sat in the bar to have a light dinner with a friend. Granted, about 15 minutes after we sat down a large party came into the bar and they were slammed. This I understand. However, it took about 20 minutes for someone to just take our drink order. Then another 20 minutes for bread (up to 40 now and haven't placed an order yet). When we did order, we ordered the large cheese plate and an order of Brussels Sprouts. The cheese plate only had three small wedges of cheese, a few chopped pecans (more a garnish than something to eat) two large bunches of grapes, two strawberries and two blackberries and a dollop of honey. For $22, the cheese plate was overpriced and underwhelming. I was incredibly disappointed to have brought a guest here. The Brussels Sprouts were not something I'd recommend either.
I am not one to write a bad review. I would much rather tell people about great experiences and food. Now, I have been to dine at Corkfire a few months ago, in January, and ordered the short ribs and they were delectable. The service in the dining room was also excellent at that time. The bar has a great vibe and the scenery is gorgeous overlooking the golf course.
Would I go back? Hmmmmm....if I do, it won't be for a long time.
Great place great food great service for the love of GOD get rid of those couches you use for chairs by the window seating. Worst chair I've ever sat in any where in the world. One owner to another get those couches out of there it almost ruins the experience.
After hearing and reading so many great reviews about this place, i was expecting to be blown away. Actually quiet the opposite, it was at best mediocre. Service was not that great, the margharita app, tasted like a celeste pizza, my fries were so crispy it felt like i was eating potatoes chips. My friends avocado chicken soup had no flavor, just spicy. I did enjoy the fallbrook avocado chicken sandwhich, but that is it. Very dissapointed.
This place was beautiful and cozy. Went there for a Sunday brunch atound 10:30am, with a group of friends. Drinks and food were delicious, and srrivice was super friendly and great. My only complaunts would be that it took a while to get our food, and the parking is absolutely horrible! Make a reservation and get there early!! Other then that this place was great!!
Made a reservation several days in advance for my wife's birthday. Showed up well before our reservation time and still had to wait for over 20 minutes. The hostess was unhelpful and apparently uninterested in helping. The dining room was half full but we were told there was a party of 16 that preceded us; So what, we were on time for our reservation and seats were plentiful and should have been used?!? I really don't quite get that excuse. Clearly a staffing issue.
Was excited to see rabbit and quail on the online menu and we all talked about the different things we might try--mush less excited to hear that those are no longer available and that "they really need to update their internet menu". My food was fair, certainly didn't excite me the way the exotic dishes would have. I can barely remember what we all even ate.
FINALLY, got the manager (Anrdrew?) to come by the table; his table-side mannerisms were terrible. I couldn't even pay attention to what he was saying because I was so distracted by him having both hands on the table in a wide stance that just screamed "what is your problem?" He made no headway ameliorating the poor overall service. I would think at the very least he should have offered to waive the corkage fee (we brought a very nice bottle of Far Niente)?
Our server (Lorianne (sp?) was the only bright spot and she tried to do what she could to salvage a nice meal out it all.
Bottom line is this: The energy in the place was terrible, the staff coordination was terrible and the manager was simply awful. We were excited to try Corkfire and had it on our list of venues for our Daughters wedding. In addition several of my co-workers were interested in our dining experience as they were contemplating going there. Our daughter is not getting married there and my co-workers aren't eating there--good job Andrew!
Bartender wasn't tending, servers were pouring patron's drinks themselves, I flagged one down at the bar.
This was a wedding couple dinner occasion, so I didn't want to spoil this for them by vocalizing my disapointment.
My wife and I have dined here before and were quite happy with the service and food, and chose Corkfire for this reason.
This occasion, our server completely forgot about serving us bread with appetizer, and seemed distracted about how to cover our table.
My tri-tip was undercooked, and tough, and the entire plate of food was cold.
Dessert took forever to be served.
Our wedding couple guests are younger, and didn't seem to be enjoying their dishes either but to polite to complain.
We will not be returning to this establishment.
Overall the restaurant was very nice. Ambiance, weather, overlooking the gold course etc. However my husband was a bit disappointed in his entree choice. It was a seafood platter "Fisherman's Catch". Scallops were very small, only couple pieces of shrimp, small piece of fish & mussels. The "risotto" or what appeared to be "risotto" had an unusual taste. Maybe it was not the right choice for him that evening. I had the Linguini with tomatoes and shrimp and it was delicious. I even took half home and had it for another meal. Not at all very disappointed. We will be back.
Had dinner on the patio and the weather was beautiful. My husband had the filet which was tender and flavorful and I had the angel hair pasta pomodoro and it was the best I have ever had. Last time my husband had the salmon and I had the shrimp and grits and both dishes were delicious.
Interesting menu -excellent Ahi Poke and flatbreads. Main courses are very large so we avoided them. Wine by the glass works well. View in daylight would be lovely but interior lights are extremely dim. Very golf crowd oriented but the service was lovely, fast, polite and helpful. Our server was great. Bar very good too. Very professional cocktail maker! A fairly upscale eating experience with good quality well executed dishes
Pleasant view of the golf course. Had the trout, which was one of the specials, DH had the fish barrel. Both delicious. We were given a complementary dessert since it was my birthday. Great service from friendly staff. Will return in subsequent Temecula visits.
When I booked I specified it was for a 70th birthday brunch. When we arrived we were told the only booth available was in the bar. I figured it was better than the middle of the dining room so accepted. When I saw the menu it was just lunch and it seemed different to what I saw online - more bar food like. Sadly it only occurred to me much later that they should have given us a brunch menu too.
The staff were very nice and I can't fault them as it made it more fun (although ignoring the birthday mention made to 2 staff members was disappointing). The food was a little mixed. The nachos were good, beet salad good, burger good. Cuban sandwich, not so good at all.
All in all, just ok and a sight disappointment considering the occasion. Nice golf club setting.
The restaurant is lovely and the food is decent. However, both the dishes and the coffee were cold. The meals took so long to arrive, we didn't want to complain. In hindsight, we should have said something. However, it was a birthday brunch and we didn't want to spoil it.
The food and wine were excellent. The servers were very attentive, but also a little robotic- like they were working from a script. They can stand to relax a little! The environment was very quiet.."genteel" as my husband said. A little lacking in atmosphere for what we were looking for. I enjoyed looking at the ironwork decor.
Would I recommend it? Maybe. If you're looking for a quiet night with good food, yes. If you're looking for anything lively or vibrant, then no.
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