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Cork Bar and Restaurant

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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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“crab cakes” (20 reviews)
“salmon” (21 reviews)
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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
Sponsored by: Cork Bar and Restaurant
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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This outwardly unassuming building on a quiet W-B street encases an upscale restaurant that delivers well-prepared dishes. We enjoyed the house salad; the crab cake was fresh and well-seasoned as was the papardella pasta special. A local pumpkin beer was lovely. Only drawback: portions were...More

Thank Excursion798335
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place to experience. Short ribs are wonderful and so is the chicken marsala. Hmmm the specials are fantastic. Such a great feeling being here. Wine pairing every other Tuesday. Staff is AWESOME. definately a place to check out..

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

great food. staff is very pleasant. definately a return trip. had the haddock fran and crab cake appetizer. delicious

Thank csebolka1
Reviewed 1 week ago

This friendly restaurant is in a neighborhood setting in a ramshackle house but don't let that deter you from dining here! The servers were extremely friendly and gave us some wonderful suggestions. For an appetizer, we had the fig and gorgonzola cheese on flatbread. Outstanding!...More

Thank LucyB56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

stopped by the Cork for dinner while traveling in the area. The restaurant is in a residential neighborhood and seems to be frequented mostly by locals. The menu is not extensive, has an Italian flavor but it was hard to find a pasta dish without...More

Thank timothym931
Reviewed 4 September 2018 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
Reviewed 27 August 2018 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 19 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
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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
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, 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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
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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