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Cork Wine & Tapas Bar

90 Front St, New Bedford, MA 02740-7262
+1 508-994-9463
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (49 reviews)
“empanadas” (8 reviews)
“scallops” (33 reviews)
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Wine Bar, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
90 Front St, New Bedford, MA 02740-7262
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a great joint. Excellent small plate dishes made to share. We ordered the fish tacos, scallops and another dish perfect for the two of us. Everything was prepared to perfection with a great selection of wine - we tried a wine flight recommended by...More

Thank Jim J
Reviewed 1 week ago

A couple friends and I decided to eat here one night on the recommendation of a different friend, and it was great! The atmosphere was very pub-like and relaxed. Between the three of us, we split several tapas, including: -Korean short rib tacos (2 orders)...More

Thank Ashton S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a stylish restaurant and the experience begins with the menu book which looks like it is made with cork. The sangria is a great place to start. We tried the burrata and fries and then tried the Korean tacos, flatbread - both superb...More

Thank Hungryghost7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If your looking for a charming, quaint, and interesting spot for some cocktails and delicious small plates then Cork Wine & Tapas Bar is the spot for you. Tucked away in a historic stone building with exposed stone and brick and wide plank floors, Cork...More

Thank musiclover1013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I arrived in New Bedford with no expectations. I find myself in a charming stone and wood intimate restaurant- bar with the best scallops I have ever had, delicious drinks, and a wonderful band playing at a level that allows interest and if desired conversation....More

Thank taram_ca
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Met friends for lunch on a Sunday afternoon. Ended up spending four hours here. I see some reviews of the plates being small but it is a tapas restaurant so we expected that. Food was very good quality, the server was very attentive and courteous...More

Thank Christopher H
Reviewed 22 January 2018

My husband and I enjoy cork,scolops were great nice quaint atmosphere.We have been there several times. Also enjoyed the music.

Thank dotdotgriffin
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

My friends & I Came here for dinner, and we had a great meal!! Server was lovely & attentive. We shared a bunch of small plates, and everything was delicious and easy to split. We especially enjoyed the short rib poutine, and the short rib...More

Thank jenncha
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Cork is mostly tapas but you will find no short of things to try. The atmosphere is romantic being set in a funky old building with soft lighting. Nice wine list and always friendly service. They also have valet parking which is very convenient for...More

Thank Staylee
Reviewed 20 December 2017

This is the toughest review I have ever written. First of all the food...great, great, great. Service...server was very pleasant but horrible. He was never near when needed, the place was busy but he was way in the weeds for no apparent reason..he walked past...More

Thank dabcape
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Front St, New Bedford, MA 02740-7262
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  New Bedford
  • Phone Number: +1 508-994-9463
  • E-mail
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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