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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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“shrimp and crab” (13 reviews)
“bolognaise” (9 reviews)
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Open Now
16:00 - 22:00 Hours
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 4 weeks ago via mobile

We recently ate here for a birthday dinner. The service was wonderful-our waitress was extremely friendly and welcoming. The food was excellent- we had prime rib and stuffed salmon. Both meals were delicious with good portions and enough leftovers to take home. It cost $84...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sharon1164
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Great, great, great... The atmosphere is comfortable, the bar is beautiful, and the staff are top notch. I ate the bar & chatted comfortably with the manager and servers. OH yeah, the food totally rocked!!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank dorothy t
Reviewed 17 October 2018 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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Excursion798335
Reviewed 9 October 2018 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..

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mary S
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank csebolka1
Reviewed 7 October 2018

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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LucyB56
Reviewed 25 September 2018

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

Date of visit: September 2018
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

Date of visit: September 2018
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

Date of visit: August 2018
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

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 53heatherb
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Questions & Answers
27 April 2017|
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Response from pinotr | 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 SallyB72 | 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
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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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