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Carmel By The Sea

The Corkscrew Café promises great food and local wines in beautiful Carmel Valley. Early Monterey and Mission style influences the interior design as well as the garden patios. The daily menu reflects the use of fresh herbs and seasonal produce from our large gardens, paired with local fish and meats. Thank you for joining us.

Lunch 11:30 am to 5:00 pm • Dinner 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Sample Menu
For Corkscrew Cafe's complete menu, click here.


Corkscrew Onion Rings
Haystack Style, Sweet & Crispy

Roasted Garlic
Whole Roasted Garlic Bulb, Baked Goat Cheese, & Grilled Bread

Roasted Red Pepper & Garlic Hummus
Artisan Crackers


Truffle Cream Penne Pasta
Penne Pasta with Italian Sausage, Truffle Cream Sauce, Arugula & Cherry Tomatoes

Mussels & Frites
Harissa Butter, Tomato, Green Onions, Cilantro, White Wine Clam Broth

Wood Fired Whole Trout
Lemon Buerre Blanc, Sautéed Fingerling Potatoes, & Broccolini


Painted Hills Natural Beef Cheeseburger
House-made Bun & Pickles, Gruyère or Vermont Cheddar Cheese & Fries

Barbequed Pulled Pork Sliders
House-made Jalapeno Cheese Buns & Sweet Potato Fries

Corkscrew BLT
Apple Wood Bacon, Romaine, Tomato, Basil Aioli, Guacamole, German Korni Bread & Fries


Rib Eye Steak
Grilled 12oz Rib Eye, Red Wine Demi Glace, Citrus Herb Butter, Roasted Potatoes

Fish of the Day
Pan Seared with Kaffir Lime Leaf, Saffron-Leek Fondue, Slow Roasted Tomatoes and Spinach

Pork Belly
Braised Pork Belly, White Bean-Roasted Garlic Puree, Mustard Greens & Tomato Chile Glaze

Short Ribs
Red Wine Slow Braised, Polenta Cake, Orange & Pine Nuts Gremolata, Brussel Sprouts

Seafood Pasta
Mussels, Clams & Squid with Capers & Onions in a Tomato-Clam Broth over House-made Linguini


Chocolate Chip Pecan Bread Pudding
Brown Sugar Brioche & Vanilla Bean Caramel Sauce

Tanzanian Dark Chocolate Mousse
Fresh Berries Raspberries & Whipped Cream

Lemon Meringue Tartlet
Almond Sucree, Frangipane, & Crème Anglaise(Made with Becca's CV Meyer Lemons)

Half-priced pizzas everyday from 5pm-6pm!

Roasted Tomato
Mozzarella - Basil - Olive Oil - Goat Cheese - Roasted Garlic - Olives - Tomato Sauce

Wild Forest Mushroom
Black Truffle Oil - Parmesan - Thyme - Shallots - Tomato Sauce - Mozzarella

Butternut Squash
Prosciutto-Gruyere-Roasted Butternut Squash- Arugula

Sweet n Salty Sausage
Italian Sausage - Caramelized Onions - Roasted Garlic - Basil-Walnut Pesto Sauce

Classic Pepperoni
Mozzarella - Pepperoni

Meyer Lemon
Meyer - Lemon - Prosciutto – Arugula - Mozzarella - Parmesan

~ Plus Daily Specials ~

For your convenience we accept Visa and Master Card

Our property is available for weddings, special occasions and private parties. Please call Summer Emmons at 659-1080 for more information.

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