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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 February 12, 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 February 11, 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 February 8, 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 February 6, 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 February 1, 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 January 22, 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
Reviewed January 20, 2017

Cork is nestled minutes away from Mohegan Arena in a quiet Wilkes Barre neighborhood. From the outside appearance, I thought I would be very disappointed. Was I surprised! The upstairs dining area was comfortable and quaint. The service was outstanding, and the food was delicious!...More

Thank BEJo197962
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

When we are on the road traveking for work, my co-workers always look for the local favorites well this was no exception. Good food and very nice staff.

Thank C Woodard H
Reviewed January 17, 2017

nice plact to go for me when I don't want to travel out to far its a frsturant bar type of place always good and the menu has a lot of items

Thank rwill73438
Reviewed January 16, 2017

We were able to arrange a last minute Christmas party thanks to the owner, Ruth. She quickly sent menu options and arranged for staff to work on a Monday night, a day that they are normally closed. The food was fantastic and the staff was...More

Thank lkosto
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Questions & Answers
April 26, 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
October 14, 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
March 4, 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, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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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