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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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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Houston, Texas
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Salmon was excellent, the atmosphere was very relaxing and the service was great. Just wish it was close to where I live.

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Thank Jim L
Somerset, UK
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57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an excellent lunch at Cork, which we ducked into out of the rain. The mussels were quite outstanding and everything was well prepared and very tasty.

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Thank M130454
Saratoga Springs, New York
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70 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

For those looking for a classic but unique restaurant, this place is a find. The frontage is quite modest, but the interior, especially the lower floor, is well set up and comfortable for dining, while the upstairs is more for socializing with a bar. Our food was delicious, with well balanced flavors typical of Spanish, Brazilian and Italian. As it... More 

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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87 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Amateur wine connoisseurs, we tried three different flights; all were okay except one white we did not like. Most of the selections offered we did not recognize. The corn and shrimp chowder was tasty as was a fish tapas, but the beef tacos were a little tough. The portions of food were what we expected from tapas: for two people,... More 

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Thank 45Sandi
Portland, Oregon
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115 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Nice tapas place. Food was good and service was fine. No blame to the server, but the computer system has some problem and there was an issue with our order, so it took longer than expected. We had beef tacos (not too spicy, so ask for hot sauce if you want it pumped up a bit), Tuna Tartare (nicely prepared)... More 

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Thank GoalTorrent
new jersey
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208 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a real find in the quaint historic downtown waterfront area of New Bedford. It specializes in tapas and small plates but is not entirely Spanish. We had a cauliflower tabbouleh that was refreshing and delicious. The lobster crostini was wonderful and a special for the night with scallops and pears was absolutely wonderful. The cheesesteak rolls were... More 

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Thank schmutaki
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Love their scallops. Good wine selection or can do wine flights. Better to have people to share the tapas. Very interesting dishes especially seafood. Across the highway from the pier.

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Thank David W
Pembroke, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

I went there with family on a Thursday night. The building is very old, in the historic district facing the waterfront. The food was delicious- very fresh fish! The scallops were wonderful. We over ordered, then over ate. The servings were generous compared to other tapas restaurants I have been to. The server was attentive. The interior was small and... More 

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Hazleton, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful experience all around. Best I have had in the area. Very fresh and local ingredients play a large role in the menu ideas. The clam chowder lobster crustini and ahi tuna will impress.

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Thank Tim D
Bourne, Massachusetts, United States
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

I've been here a couple of times, once for dinner and another time just to enjoy drinks at the bar. This is a very cool spot with friendly, service and good food. Give it a try, you won't be disappointed.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $24
Cuisine
American, Wine Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Romantic
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
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
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.

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