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The Corkscrew Cafe

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51 W Main St, Dahlonega, GA 30533-1000
+1 706-867-8551
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Millbrook, Alabama
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very enjoyable dinner with music combination! All of the staff was so friendly and helpful, giving us suggestions of things to do on our stay in Dahlonega. The menu was excellent. The hardest thing was to choose which one of the things we wanted to eat the most. But everything we ate was delicious. We will be back to... More 

Thank Kathy K
Dahlonega, Georgia
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food! My sister and I ate here for lunch on a rainy day and the tomato bisque really warmed us up. Service was excellent!

Thank Hannah P
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I took a quiet weekend to Dahlonega and stopped her to eat and we were not disappointed. We ate on the enclosed patio and the sweet potato slaw was amazing and I highly recommend. The walk to the bathroom is really cool too, it was the old jail that they have preserved, I am a lover of... More 

Thank Lillian W
Gainesville, Georgia
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107 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

We had not been to Corkscrew in some time (mainly due to not very positive buzz) but we found ourselves in town and decided to give it a try. Sadly the buzz seems to be spot on. At 7:00pm on a Saturday night they were already out of 2 entrees. I decided to try the Rainbow trout which arrived swimming... More 

Thank SoBelle27
Houston, Texas
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We did not book in advance but we were able to get a table downstairs. Our server was great but the kitchen could not accommodate my wir'e's diet restrictions.

Thank Ken S
Dahlonega, Georgia
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520 reviews
370 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

This used to be a great place for food. But it has had the same menu forever and quality has suffered. This past week end we had to send back food Things were served cold. Mashed potatoes were cold. Steak cold. Really the menu was the same forever but just does not meet a high standard. But prices are still... More 

Thank ms.go-go
Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We agree with a couple of other reviews that said the quality of food has really gone done and certainly not as good as it has been in the past. We ate there Sunday for brunch as we have done in the past and all four of us were so disappointed. Two of us had to send ours back as... More 

1 Thank Helen C
Anderson, South Carolina
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Great place for tapas and good wine selection. Very cozy and good service. We had a late lunch and could not eat all the food. Very accomadating

Thank jpurdy126
Flowery Branch, Georgia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

This was our favorite place to go whenever we visited Dahlonega. We brought a lot of friends here when they visited us from out of town for lunch and dinner. We went there with family yesterday for lunch and sorry to say but the food has really gone down hill. Ordered the chicken salad sandwich as I did once before.... More 

1 Thank chinarain27
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75 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We had shrimp and grits, Thai pasta, and two breakfast plates. Everyone enjoyed their brunch meal. I think the shrimp and grits could have been accompanied with a biscuit, or some bread. The decor is pleasant.

Thank Kate N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$36
American, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 W Main St, Dahlonega, GA 30533-1000
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Dahlonega
  • Phone Number: +1 706-867-8551
Located just off the square in Dahlonega next to the Historic Holly Theater, the Corkscrew Cafe offers American Cuisine with a modern and creative twist. Trout, Eggplant Mascarpone and Nut Crusted Pork Chop are a few of our signature items as well as Steaks, Appetizers and "To Die For" Desserts! The extensive wine list features Georgia wines, as well as other quality selections from around the world. The dining room and patio make an ideal setting for casual fine dining and good times with friends, family and business associates. Live music on most Friday and Saturday nights. Monthly Wine Diners and Tastings available. Large Parties welcomed, reservations recommended. "Dining with a Twist" for 12 years in North Georgia. Come join Us!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?