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650 S Hebron Ave, Evansville, IN 47714-4042
+1 812-479-6974
16:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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64 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went here on a Saturday night. We got reservations for 5:15 but the restaurant did not get full until we were leaving. We did not know about the Early Bird Special, but were pleasantly surprised. The food is the same but the entrée is a smaller portion. With the salad bar, it was all the food... More 

Thank ltdan_o
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

I dropped in with my granddaughter for a quick lunch. It was after 1:00 pm so I knew the lunch crowd would be clearing out. We both had the salad bar which includes everything from baby corn to marinated herring and anchovies. They really do have the most extensive salad bar selections around. Always good and served with warm bread.... More 

Thank 755missv
Newburgh, IN
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237 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Although I love this place for quiet romantic dinners, I went recently for lunch with my friend. Lunch is a very good deal. Excellent salad bar ( the best in Evansville IMHO ) and lighter faire lunch menu which is reasonably priced. Noisier than in the evening, but it seemed mainly business individuals on lunch break or groups of ladies... More 

Thank Thomas M
Evansville, Indiana
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

My wife and I went for the Early Bird Special. The salad bar is wonderful. I had the Prime Rib and it was good and the baked potato was cooked all the way through.

Thank BigdogGWS
Evansville, Indiana
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best places to get a nice lunch in Evansville. The salad bar is the best there is and the selection is wonderful. All the items on the lunch menu are great but the beer and cheddar is absolutely amazing. We visit frequently for lunch and I don't think that will change for a long time.... More 

Thank LMorgan11
Evansville, Indiana
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

This steakhouse was recommended by a coworker. My girlfriend and I go out all the time but it's actually nice to schedule a date night, make reservations, get a little dressed up and hit the town. This place has an awesome Salad Bar and killer steaks. We ordered a New York Strip and a Teriyaki Filet, both came with a... More 

Thank Chris M
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188 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Our family goes to the Cork for every birthday, anniversary and celebration. Hands down it has the best beef in Evansville. It has a beautiful upscale salad bar. The caps-n-cheese appetizer is our very favorite. My brother likes seafood and he says that the scallops and the salmon are amazing. (I don't eat seafood so I will take his word).... More 

Thank Kelseymom
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

We had lunch at "The Cork" and had the Skinny Burger along with Salad Bar. We have frequented The Cork for decades and food and salad bar have never been anything less than stellar. The owner takes special pride in learning his patrons names and preferences by memory! It is my favorite place for business meetings because of the outstanding... More 

Thank Steve M
Evansville, Indiana
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

This used to be the go-to for special occasions. Still really dig the salad bar, small but fresh stuff, and some different stuff than typical salad bars. Thats where the fun ended on the most recent trip. Steak was subpar,to put it nicely. Chicken was dried to chalky consistency. Fish was dried out and rather bland. It was even too... More 

Thank Brian P
Evansville, Indiana
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104 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

this was quite the happening place in 1975...back in the days of happy hours and great steaks from their commissary in Colorado. But fast forward to today and you have a nice restaurant still, a little old fashioned perhaps, but the menu has not changed much. The steaks are no longer from the chains commissary, but are purchased locally, and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 650 S Hebron Ave, Evansville, IN 47714-4042
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Evansville
  • Phone Number: +1 812-479-6974
An Evansville restaurant for over 30 years, the Cork 'n Cleaver serves steaks and seafood with an award winning salad bar. Full bar service and wine list available. Dinner served every night with lunch offered Monday through Friday.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?