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Cork Bar and Restaurant

463 Madison St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705-1713
+1 570-270-3818
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp and crab” (14 reviews)
“bolognaise” (9 reviews)
“risotto” (15 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
463 Madison St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705-1713
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I came here for the first time for my birthday, after living in the neighborhood for almost ten years, and I was blown away by every bit of the experience. The wait staff were incredibly friendly and knowledgeable. There is a wide variety of drinks...More

Thank Shannon W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our experience at Cork was fabulous! Excellent service, great food, and wonderful atmosphere. We love the girls at Cork and will always recommend this place to everyone! :)

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Cork and got the best meal we ever had together I got the red snapper and it delicious my love got the tuna and he said best he ever had server was awesome can’t remember her name (sorry)if you are ever near the...More

1  Thank Deana B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Let’s be honest, most of those 5 star reviews aren’t real. This is a basic bar and grill with aspirations of greatness that it doesn’t achieve. The burgers are quality meat cooked on a grill that hasn’t been cleaned in a year, with second rate...More

2  Thank BoltonYankee
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Best restaurant, a hidden gem. A friend came in from Florida. We like trying different places to eat when they come in . Went to Cork, it was a busySaturday but the service and the food was impeccable! Seafood gratin and gnocchi with crab was...More

1  Thank Seeunme
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Cork is a wonderful secret! The food has always been very good. My favorite is that they are the few who know how to make a perfect Chicken Francaise!! They have different events there I go to often and the outside sitting area in the...More

1  Thank Ashley G
Reviewed 19 October 2017

My husband and I stopped here on our way back from dropping our son off at college upstate. We were just looking for a quick place to grab dinner but ended up being treated to a wonderful experience! When we first arrived, the location seemed...More

1  Thank haykran17
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 29 September 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here with some friends on a Friday evening. The food was very good and the service was as well. They have a nice menu that should have something for most tastes. The stuffed mushrooms were fantastic and the seafood manicotti was very good...More

1  Thank Charles B
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Don't let the exterior make you hesitant to enter. Its inside an old house in Wilkes Barre. My party and I enjoyed everything from the great selection of wine to the amazing specials. Service was great, very knowledgeable and personable. Will return hopefully soon! Do...More

1  Thank hopeandjohnlove
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27 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
Margaret J
15 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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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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