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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 good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“risotto” (14 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 2 May 2017

We were in town for a meeting and ate dinner at the Cork - a quintessential neighborhood bar & restaurant. The service was excellent, and the food was ample and delicious. I had the duck and it was well prepared. They have an extensive gluten-free...More

Thank Peter J
Reviewed 17 April 2017

My husband and I have recently moved to the area and decided to celebrate with our son and his companion. We were not disappointed with the selection of food choices and each one looked better than the one before. We found the spot which is...More

Thank daiseymae10
Reviewed 13 April 2017

My daughter just had to have the Alaskan Salmon a second time while on a college visit to Keystone College. She raved about Alaskan Salmon which was nearly as amazing as our visit to Cork Bar in October. This time bit heaver on the Dijon...More

1  Thank 95LisaD95
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Visited because of rating on trip advisor. There was 9 of of, appetizers were amazing and as good as you can get we had 4 different ones. Greek Stuffed Portobello was by far the best, meat ball was excellent, Spinach & Artichoke Dip was above...More

1  Thank T4495ZW
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I can never get enough of Corks. Previously owned by Ruth Corcoran for the past 10 years and now recently purchased by Rob Friedman, Corks never fails. From Wine to Dessert, Corks offers a wide range to accommodate every customer new and old. On a...More

Thank KlinesKorner570
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner in a Friday night and it was hands down some of The best food I've eaten in the area. I had a vegetable ravioli with a Marsala sauce and my friend had a chicken risotto dish. The food was amazing. The portions...More

Thank Kizzamin
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We'd been on a grueling week-long trip and desperately needed a pleasant evening to to renew us for the long drive to Boston. Cork sounded interesting, and finding it tucked away in a converted home in a quiet residential neighborhood made it more interesting. But...More

1  Thank JudyAnn_12
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We celebrated my husbands birthdays dinner few nights ago and the food and atmosphere was great. The service was fantastic and atmosphere was also. We regularly eat at Cork and it is always a great and fun experience. Thanks Kathy Dudish

Thank kathydudish
Reviewed 4 March 2017

The shrimp and grits were spicy and plentiful. House salad is uneventful. Bread is hard rolls. Sweet butter is a nice touch. Menu has a variety. Seafood pasta was tasty. Meals are around $30. Service is attentive. Atmosphere is a local pub. Great find!

Thank acielesz
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Had the seafood fra Diavlo...it was amazing. This has been my third time there and each time was spectacular!!!

Thank Laura L
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What kind of vegan options do you have
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
Hi, your menu sounds wonderful but a family member has Celiacs and needs gluten free. Do you have any gluten free offerings? Thank you.
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
open sunday for dinner?
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
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
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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