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Cork Wine & Tapas Bar

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90 Front St, New Bedford, MA 02740-7262
508-994-9463
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12:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: In the short time that C o r k has been open not only have the customers...
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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Good for:
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 30
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  • 23
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
strange

we called in by chance on a weekday lunch. When we arrived there was nobody else to be seen. But a lady appeared and showed us to a table, the service was very disjointed, drinks took ages, ordering the food was interrupted by other diners coming in. The food itself was o.k., but was strange that... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 30, 2014
Rowland W
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Torquay, United Kingdom
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Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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70 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Torquay, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

we called in by chance on a weekday lunch. When we arrived there was nobody else to be seen. But a lady appeared and showed us to a table, the service was very disjointed, drinks took ages, ordering the food was interrupted by other diners coming in. The food itself was o.k., but was strange that in nearly empty restaurant... More 

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31 reviews 31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Came here looking for some local farm fresh food. Ordered a fruit and Cheese tray that was drizzled with a cranberry infused honey, mmmmm. Also had a bottle of champagne that my husband I enjoyed. The server was very nice, she was very attentive, if she saw glass empty she would come and fill it. Manager was present and walked... More 

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Little Falls, New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We only had drinks there. Staff seemed a bit overworked. Were not attentive at all. I was never asked if I wanted more than one drink nor were we asked if we wanted food. The one drink I had was fine, but nothing to write home about.

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South Bristol, Maine
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Went to New Bedford on a whim and were looking for a great place to eat. Read through many reviews on Trip Advisor and finallly settled on Cork Wine and Tappas. Made a reservation for 7:30 but arrived early. The hostess sat us at a table right away and explained that there would be a jazz band playing later in... More 

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providence
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

On a recent Saturday night, four of us went to the Cork. Wine & Tapas restaurant for the first time. I had seen the reviews and a short video review of this restaurant by the Phantom Gourmet and was intrigued. We were not let down at all, as both the service and food were very very good. Some of the... More 

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New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States
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3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The hostess was clueless empty tables on a Saturday night wait 20 min. but we were seated in 2. There was only 1 menu she would return with another we never saw her again. Our waitress appeared 15 min. later to take our drink order and returned 20 min later with our drinks a soda and an iced tea, and... More 

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Top Contributor
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173 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Nice historic building , Very good service, very small bar. Multiple levelsl to eat in. Spouse loved his clam chowder,he really loved his scallops fried Feta was just OK. Seared chicken very good and VERY spicy. $9 wine .$7 liquor. Stop in this place is trying to be a little different and they are succeeding

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

Great food good time great atmosphere to unwind and enjoy your company socializing. Friendly service and the food is great

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

...is coming alive...and Cork Wine & Tapas is one of the reasons. The staff is friendly, the service is spot on...the food is wonderful...and everything is very reasonably priced. I've been to the Cork six times...ordering different items off the menu...and I have never been disappointed. If you are a scallop fan...you're have to try their pan-seared scallops. They are... More 

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Cresco, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

What makes tapas fun is that the small portions allow you to try lots of different dishes. The atmosphere at Cork is terrific, and the food very good -- but the edamame tapa was about 2 cups of food, the same for the marinated olives and peppers. The "Philly cheesesteak spring roll" was three large pieces and there were two... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 90 Front St, New Bedford, MA 02740-7262
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  New Bedford
  • Phone Number: 508-994-9463

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 24
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am

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