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Cork 'n Cleaver Restaurant

221 E Washington Center Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46825-4404
+1 260-484-7772
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“caviar” (83 reviews)
“mud pie” (50 reviews)
“jelly beans” (16 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
221 E Washington Center Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46825-4404
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had their soup and salad bar for lunch. Salad bar is absolutely the best. Three types of lettuce, fantastic blue chess dressing, herring in sour cream sauce, anchovies and caviar. The soups are okay, but too much starch in the broth.

Thank Henrycraig
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Cork n Cleaver is my favorite restaurant and try to stop by whenever passing through Ft. Wayne. Had the small filet cooked perfect and salad bar. Everything has always been excellent. Of course it is always busy and you need reservations, got lucky as there...More

Thank DJDopier
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always celebrate birthdays, anniversaries and special events at Cork and Cleaver. We've enjoyed this restaurant for almost 40 years now. Best salad bar in town.

Thank ftwfranks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very few restaurants make it and practically none make it 40 years, yet, Cork and Cleaver is still the best; best in service, best in food and best in attitude. We come back to Ft.Wayne occasionally and we always make it a point to eat...More

Thank Dave L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely time - Katie our host was amazing she made sure all was taken care off and looked after us with a constant smile. The food was amazing - French onion soup then steak and veg - cooked perfectly although French soup was...More

Thank DaniOnTheCoast
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a wonderful salad bar, spoil yourself with a piece of mud pie! Great ambiance and the service is always amazing! The filet is one of my favorites too, and the tuna.

Thank Hessenhaus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service was good. Salad Bar was excellent. Generous portions. Enjoyable Dinner. I would definitely go again.

Thank Mamatenz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my favorite nice restaurant in Fort Wayne. The steaks are great and the salad bar is the best anywhere. The cold pasta salad on the salad bar is great and they even have artichokes and caviar. The service has always been very good...More

Thank elizabethn882
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited this establishment on many past occasions and enjoyed the experience. I don't understand what happened this time. I ordered fillet mignon – – I have no clue what was served to me. A much lesser quality steak and a complete disappointment. Unfortunately, I...More

Thank Denny B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We continue to frequent Cork for its dependable service and food quality. The staff there are friendly and remember details about our orders months between visits. Drinks are some of the best in town.

Thank Ian C
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do you have gift cards?
19 October 2016|
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Response from Ed D | Reviewed this property |
I think they do, not 100% sure
Ed M
Lunch on Saturday?
28 September 2016|
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Response from JackieNChuck | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are open for lunch at 11:00 am. on Saturday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 E Washington Center Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46825-4404
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Fort Wayne
  • Phone Number: +1 260-484-7772
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