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Cork 'n Cleaver Restaurant

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221 E Washington Center Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46825-4404
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been to The Cork numerous times over the course of numerous years. The food quality, the service, and the atmosphere hasn't changed much from my time as a teen to an adult, but in my opinion - I love it. Great steaks, great salad bar ... I mean great like almost as awesome as a great Vegas buffet salad.... More 

Thank Mishelle C
Drift, Kentucky
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

To let you know if you have never been there ! The food is out of this world. So don't sell yourselves short. Make a trip in , I promise you won't be disappointed , Mrs. Williamson

Fort Wayne, Indiana
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've been to this restaurant a number of times and have always had superior service and good food. But it's their salad bar that has been a big draw for us in addition to the standard salad bar fare they have added a number of items to make this one stand out, including caviar. So all in all, from the... More 

Thank Bob O
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Their food is delicious, the service is impeccable, and I love the atmosphere. My favorite meal is the rib eye, it's extremely tender and has lots of flavor. One rib eye could easily feed two people. You also have to try the salad bar. It has everything on it. Everything on the bar is fresh.

Thank Redhed33
Fort Wayne, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

From the appetizers to dessert you won't be disappointed. The grilled calamari, shrimp cocktail and cheesy mushrooms are my favorite appetizers. The salad bar is top notch. I usually go for a filet but love all the main dishes. I am usually to full for dessert but if it's a special occasion make room for it!

Thank Rhonda C
Fort Worth, Texas
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was my first visit to the Cork 'n Cleaver, and I did enjoy it. The atmosphere is nice, the food is good, and the service is excellent! They have some great mixed drinks, and the desserts looked tasty. The salad bar was good, but I was surprised at how small it was after reading that it was "award winning".... More 

Thank jesserenee1
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The service and food are always excellant! The salad bar is the best I have ever had. Great fish items and wonderful steaks.

Thank Rickydetroit
Rodney, Canada
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203 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Dinner at the Cork & Cleaver was wonderful and a great experience. Wait staff was excellent, food was Superior and love the salad bar. When was the last time you had caviar on a salad bar, what a treat. Highly recommend this restaurant to anybody wanting a fine dining experience

Thank mstanley262
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The teriyaki chicken was great. As was the salad bar. The pewter plates are nice and chilled. The spaghetti salad very good. We like the variety of things to add to our salad. The mud pie can't be beat.

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62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I so expected more.... I'm a Trip Advisor freak, trusting and finding almost all our places to eat. Cork & Cleaver is #1 in Fort Wayne and it was just okay for us. It was packed at lunch... Couldn't even find a parking place for ever! Finally get in and didn't realize we needed reservations... Didn't have to wait long... More 

Thank Suzy H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 E Washington Center Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46825-4404
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Fort Wayne
  • Phone Number: 260-484-7772

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?