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Cork Bar and Restaurant

££ - £££American, ,
463 Madison St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705-1713
+1 570-270-3818
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
463 Madison St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705-1713
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Awesome!
"Excellent service, great food, and wonderful atmosphere"
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2. Amazing! start to finish
"Thank you advisors! you did not let us down"
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3. We Love Cork!
"Cork is one of our favorite restaurants in the Wilkes-Barre area."
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1 - 10 of 343 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is pure deliciousness!! The food is amazing and the service is above and beyond. Do not be deceived by the exterior of the building. This house turned into a restaurant is a special treat. The Cork & Bar restaurant has wonderful nooks for...More

Thank Terry E
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

FYI- make a reservation. We were fortunate to have an outstanding meal at this enjoyable establishment. For an appetizer I had Nana's meatballs-WOW thank you Nana. For an entre' I enjoyed the peach whiskey glazed pork chop wrapped in bacon. It was perfectly prepared and...More

1  Thank jayfurlong
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at a local hotel very close to several chain restaurants. So glad we drove a big 12 minutes to get the best prime rib ever! Got our recommendations for entre from a local. Great choice! Sampled several appetizers and loved them all. Went a...More

Thank Powerroller
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Hadn't been to Cork for about a year. Noticed on our last visit (and actually on the one before that) that the quality of the food had deteriorated. So we were pleasantly surprised this time that under the new owner things have improved tremedously. I...More

Thank Heather B
Reviewed 19 August 2018

This is a comfortable and relaxed restaurant. Food and drinks were terrific and prices were resonable. Seems like everything is fresh and homemade so it does take a bit long but well worth it.

Thank _judysoop
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Reading these reviews I cannot believe we we were at the same place. Made reservations on a Saturday night. We showed up and it immediately seemed to us that it was their first night in business. Waitresses were yelling at each other and the bartender.....and...More

Thank johnlF5067CI
Reviewed 19 July 2018

You'd never expect to find a restaurant of this caliber, in the area it is located. I have been there twice, and have loved our experience. Wait staff are personable, you are not rushed, and the food and drinks are outstanding. We definitely will be...More

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

The service was quick and attentive. Shrimp gratin was amazing. I really enjoyed the Carmel toffee cheesecake. Great outdoor dining.

Thank ddmarcum
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Decided to give Cork a try while visiting family. We all had appetizers couldn’t pick a favorite they were all awesome. The lobster special was fantastic and my brother can’t stop talking about the short ribs. We will definitely be back.

Thank gmack2168
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

This was recommended by a local and it was the best restaurant we favored the two weeks we were in the area. The server knew the menu and was able to answer all questions we had. I had a chicken dish that was fantastic!! Great...More

Thank prahtjp
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26 April 2017|
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Response from Pinot R | Reviewed this property |
Hi there! If you look on the Cork Menu, it states that Gluten Free, Vegan and Vegetarian options are available upon request. It would be my recommendation to call the restaurant at 570-270-3818 to see what vegan options... More
14 October 2016|
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Response from Ruth C | Property representative |
Hi, if you visit our website, corkdining and see the wine and dine page, the full menu is marked GF with gluten free items. We can also do others upon request.
Douglas D
5 March 2015|
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Response from Sally B | Reviewed this property |
No. The restaurant is closed on Sunday. The website indicates hours Tuesday through Saturday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 463 Madison St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705-1713
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Luzerne County  >  Wilkes-Barre
  • Phone Number: +1 570-270-3818
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