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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%
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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 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
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I'm an executive sales rep. for an aftermarket vehicle up fitting company and it was by far the most welcoming restaurant I have been to with the style/level of dining I was looking for. VERY PLEASED!

Thank Josh R
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Celebrated an early Valentine dinner here over the weekend. Everything was wonderful. The lamb was superb with a delicious berry sauce. Mustard salmon was also delicious. Nice cocktail menu with a great berry mule in a copper cup. We've dined here a few times and...More

Thank mellieturn24
Reviewed 13 February 2017

we made reservations and had a table by the bar back by the bathroom. 5 ladies getting together no children going to a movie after dinner. we spent over $250.00 really enjoyed our meals. waitress was wonderful. we laughed a few times and one of...More

6  Thank lissy1967
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Dinner at the Cork Bar and Restaurant was a wonderful experience and pleasant surprise! The portions are absolutely huge so consider sharing. Both dinners came with a salad. You can choose to upgrade to BLT salad if you prefer. Both the dinner salad and the...More

1  Thank Pinot R
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Looking for a local restaurant and TripAdvisor rated #1. In a neighborhood. Food was excellent. A number of us had the blackened red snapper. It was great. Great service. A must next visit to area

1  Thank Northernelk
Reviewed 7 February 2017

My wife and I have been to Cork a few times and it is great. I had the gnocchi with crab meat in a garlic cream sauce and it was fantastic. Happy hour drinks....4:30 till 6:30 and the chef made us a crab dip (Not...More

2  Thank Scrantongolfnut
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Cork is a small, but cozy, bar and restaurant located about a mile or two from Public Square in Wilkes-Barre. It's located in a mostly residential part of the city, so I probably wouldn't have located it on my own (a friend told me). My...More

Thank gw0409
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Really enjoyed this great restaurant in Wilkes-barre with wonderful atmosphere, service and food. We enjoyed several great apps, our favorites include the meatballs and the tuna tostadas. For dinner we ordered the short rib, lobster special and salmon, which were all were amazing.

Thank Steve M
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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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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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