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Cork Wine & Tapas Bar

90 Front St, New Bedford, MA 02740-7262
+1 508-994-9463
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (46 reviews)
“empanadas” (8 reviews)
“scallops” (32 reviews)
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Wine Bar, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
90 Front St, New Bedford, MA 02740-7262
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I enjoy cork,scolops were great nice quaint atmosphere.We have been there several times. Also enjoyed the music.

Thank dotdotgriffin
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

My friends & I Came here for dinner, and we had a great meal!! Server was lovely & attentive. We shared a bunch of small plates, and everything was delicious and easy to split. We especially enjoyed the short rib poutine, and the short rib...More

Thank jenncha
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Cork is mostly tapas but you will find no short of things to try. The atmosphere is romantic being set in a funky old building with soft lighting. Nice wine list and always friendly service. They also have valet parking which is very convenient for...More

Thank Staylee
Reviewed 20 December 2017

This is the toughest review I have ever written. First of all the food...great, great, great. Service...server was very pleasant but horrible. He was never near when needed, the place was busy but he was way in the weeds for no apparent reason..he walked past...More

Thank dabcape
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Our resourceful bride and groom booked an after party for their wedding at the nearby museum. Friendly and hospitable staff to our party of several generations. Relaxed on the Patio with family. Pristinely clean bathrooms! What a wonderful way to end a special day.

Thank Beth P
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Good tapas. About the only one in the area. Try the scallops especially. Also cheese plate. Excellent wine choices and flights available. Service can be spotty.

Thank David W
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Cork consistently has excellent wine flights which are reasonably priced. Food is also moderately priced and generally well prepared and presented. Outside seating in the summer is noisy die to the constant nearby highway traffic but still pleasant. Service is consistently good. One of "go...More

Thank ClaireFG42
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Really enjoyed the atmosphere of this restaurant, was an old Welding Building with a lot of character. Had the wine flights that were reasonably priced and delicious. Waitress was very knowledgeable. Ask for the bread, it's wonderful!

Thank lumiere59
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Sat down, water was served. Very attentive service.My salmon was outstanding. My friends Filet mignon was amazing. The truffle fries were great too, but slow down on the salt please.

1  Thank Bluffs68
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We hadn't been to Cork in a while and it was calling to us, so we went for lunch on a recent Saturday afternoon. Taylor was our waitress and she was great. We both decided on a flight of wine and ordered different ones so...More

Thank Karsy68
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Front St, New Bedford, MA 02740-7262
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  New Bedford
  • Phone Number: +1 508-994-9463
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In the short time that C o r k has been open not only have the customers come, from near and far away, but Co r k has received accolades and awards including; Yankee magazine (Editors Choice Award 2008), Rhode Island Monthly Magazine (Best Destination Restaurant 2008), Cape Cod Life Magazine (Best Restaurant, Best Place for Cocktails, Most romantic 2008/2009)Cork Wine and Tapas is located in the heart of Historic Downtown New Bedford, Massachusetts. Specializing in creative cuisine, we offer a dynamic menu which features both tapas & full entrees. An eclectic eatery, the Cork menu highlights our city’s love affair with the sea while also including a wide range of options for both vegetarian and meat lovers alike. Under new leadership and a new chef, we have created a unique dining experience which focuses on ambience, familiarity, and outstanding food. Cork hosts local musicians on a weekly basis and we take pride in our connection with the local theater and art community. Stop by on a “Z Night” and you will find tables packed with diners enjoying our special wine flights and meals of shared tapas before and after their outings to the Zeiterion Theatre. We also present varied programming on AHA! nights, a free arts & culture celebration which takes place the second Thursday of every month in Downtown New Bedford. Cork provides complimentary valet, as well as having an exclusive event space, with patio access & harbor views, which can be reserved for any event including private dinner with friends, corporate functions, bridal & baby showers & even wedding parties. Visit our website often for new menu offerings & entertainment schedule or join us on Facebook to be ‘in the know’ about our amazing weekend specials and other up to the minute Cork info.
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