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“Another very nice experience.....”
Review of Cork & Fork

Cork & Fork
Ranked #6 of 584 Restaurants in Harrisburg
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Description: Cork & Fork believes in working with local farms and purveyors to maintain sustainability and seasonality. We recognize the local culture, their customs and environment by adapting our menu, cuisine and ingredients accordingly with the utmost respect and creativity.
Reviewed January 2, 2018

While no longer living in area we try to stop at Cork & Fork every visit or two. A word of warning the acoustics for whatever reason cause the noise level to be quite high when restaurant is busy and is hard to hear at table if restaurant packed. Also the restaurant isn't large so I would suggest a dinner reservation any night and during peak lunch hours m-f. We prefer eating upstairs less hectic then the downstairs dinning/bar area.

The menu is creatively made up of variety of small plates, salads, pasta's, charcuterie/cheeses, small pizzas and sandwiches. The most expensive dish is about $ 16. We often on plan on getting 4-5 small dishes and find after two we have to work to have another.

This visit we shared a small plate of Italian sausage/cannellini beans & a small plate of eggplant parm. The waiter did us a great favor, even though not requested, and brought one plate at a time. We had the sausage and beans first. Served piping hot. We both liked it, my wife loves various beans and found these wonderful. The eggplant was next. Also served hot and was excellent, a really great rustic tomato sauce was over the dish. Not a thin sauce but still have cooked chunks of tomato's w/great seasoning.

We realized we would never have two more dishes so ordered there meat based personal pizza. When served couldn't have been better. This crust w/wonderful charred rolled crust on the edges. We ate about 1/2 and took the rest home.

All of the food was truly excellent.

They have a full bar, so any cocktail can be requested, a reasonable selection of bottled beer and a well thought out wine list of about 20 reds and 20 whites. PA wine prices are, politically driven, higher then most states but Cork does a good job keeping prices as reasonable as they can.

Our server was excellent. Not hovering at all but cognizant of our needs at all times.

Street parking requires meters being paid until 7PM. When we arrived about 545 street was dead seemed ridiculous to have to pay but when we left about 715pm good number of cars in spaces so I guess makes sense for city.

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Thank M C
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Reviewed December 30, 2017

Another superb visit to Cork and Fork last night, December 29. Right out the gate, I want to give kudos to our server, Meghan. You were a star. Waters were kept full, she explained when each plate would come, knew the menu front to back. Good stuff.

Cork and Fork, at any given time, is our favorite spot in the city.

We typically do a few shared plates and a pizza. Last night, we shared the arugula beet salad, duck breast in a berry sauce with sweet potato polenta, and the white rosemary pizza. The duck breast berry sauce was phenomenal. The perfect blend of smoky duck and sweet, thick sauce. I can still taste it.

We were seated in the mezzanine this visit, along the brick wall. The brick wall, cable lighting overhead and constant 'buzz' from the dining area below make Cork and Fork feel like a big city restaurant.

We left very satisfied. The above mentioned food, 4 glasses of wine and a shared glass of port to finish and the bill was 84.00. A solid value for solid food.

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Reviewed November 8, 2017

I've been to C&F several times and I'm never disappointed with the food, atmosphere or service. Happy hour is great, and don't skip trying a pizza.

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Reviewed November 3, 2017

My wife and I had dinner here. All of the dishes are "small plates". My wife had a Butternut Squash Salad and really liked it. We shared a Chicken Meatballs served over cannellini beans and kale. This was very good and the beans were fresh not canned. We had a Pistachio Pizza (pistachio pesto, mozzarella, parmesan, arugula and pistachio dust) and a Polpetta Pizza (crushed tomatoes, mozzarella, ricotta meatballs, basil and provolone). Both were excellent. The pizzas are thin crusted and not overloaded with toppings but very flavorful. For dessert we had a Tiramisu (served in a glass with apricot brandy and La Colombe espresso) and a Chocolate Ganache Cheesecake (cheesecake with a chocolate crust and topped with chocolate ganache). Both were excellent. I will come here again when we are back in town.

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Thank Donald L
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Reviewed October 1, 2017

group of us gathered. ordered unique items and all pleased with the food and service. Drinks were wonderful. atmosphere great.

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Thank Esther K
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