Cork & Cap Restaurant

4.7
921 reviews
$31 to $50
American
Fresh food & fresh vision come together at Cork & Cap Restaurant. Our guiding tenet is simple yet uncompromising: use local ingredients and made-from-scratch, no-nonsense recipes. Our dishes pay homage to the rural heritage of Lancaster County, all with an extra pinch of creative license. Think Pennsylvania Dutch comfort food with a contemporary, cosmopolitan twist. From dinner to Sunday brunch, we offer Lancaster County-inspired cuisine all in a memorable, casual-hip setting. Dine in plush leather banquettes alongside restored brick and stone walls, lounge in the Cork & Cap’s rustic bar area, or enjoy seasonal outdoor dining (limited dinner menu Thursday-Saturday) on our patio around Urban Place’s signature smokestack.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 921 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.7based on recent ratings
4.6
Food
4.7
Service
4.7
Ambience
4.5
Value
Noise · Moderate
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Andrea
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food, drinks, and service!

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ToddD
Charleston
6 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Wonderful evening with family, food was tasty and presented beautifully. Great drinks! Great mocktails for my daughter!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on 14 January 2022
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service and atmosphere

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KarenM
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on 14 January 2022
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience4

We met our friends halfway here. Good meeting spot and great atmosphere. We have been here several times and enjoy it- however it is time to make some changes to the menu. I like a somewhat limited menu but it has been the same for a very long time

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vipJeffreuF
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on 12 January 2022
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food and service were great! Good variety on menu. Restored old cork factory was an enjoyable atmosphere.

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Tracy
Poconos
1 review
Dined on 8 January 2022
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

A beautiful, relaxing, delicious dinner. The food was prepared perfectly and priced well. Would like a little more space on the bench/booth from the people sitting next to me for social distancing.

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bens
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 8 January 2022
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Our serf and turf was delicious and cooked how we ordered it . The veggies were ok, like them cooked a tad longer

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
10 reviews
Dined on 31 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

New Years dinner. Since they had a fixed menu I wasn’t expecting much . Well they surprised me. Everything was outstanding service was great, just blown away. All I can say I was impressed, don’t say that much anymore. We can’t wait to go back.

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vipJanethefrequentDiner
Philadelphia
112 reviews
Dined on 31 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

At my request, we were seated in the bar area. There were many seated there at a safe distance. Our waiter, Daniel, was knowledgeable without hovering. The drinks were perfect the food was unique and delicious , appropriate for a New Year’s Eve meal. We very much enjoyed and appreciated the complimentary champagne!!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 31 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

New Year’s Eve dinner with 2 other couples. Dinner was delicious and we had a wonderful experience. Our server was very personable, even entertaining although she may not have been trying to be. Plenty of parking. All around great experience.

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CaroleK
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on 31 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent food & service. This place never disappoints

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RandyI
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 30 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Professional service and amazing chef! I would recommend for any occasion.

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SherriK
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 29 December 2021
Overall4Food3Service5Ambience4

Very attractive restaurant and bar, attentive service, however the menu is a little boring even though the food was good. When I visited Lancaster in 2019, my dinner here was exceptional: this year, not so much, but I'll probably return when I next visit.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 29 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

My wife and I really enjoyed our dinner. The crab dip appetizer was generous and flavorful with three types of bread to dip. My salmon was baked perfectly with a crispy savory crust served over a bed of cauliflower rice. My wife had the braised beef brisket, which was also excellent. And the server was helpful and professional. Overall. Graet place.

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DavidG
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on 29 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great restaurant , bar area seating is less desirable, lighting is too harsh for a quiet evening. Room off the bar area is EXCELLENT dining. Great room for romantic dining.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 23 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Everything was fantastic. The food the service and the entire experience. It was a great night to celebrate our anniversary.

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Peter
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 23 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

A perfect night out to celebrate our wedding anniversary!

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Teddy23
1 review
Dined on 18 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our server, the food, and drinks were excellent. A great time had with friends!

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EileenF
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on 17 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our server or waitress was incredible. She checked back on last many times to see if we needed anything. She also asked how dinner was. She was very friendly. I’m sorry, but I do forget her name.

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AllieOop
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on 17 December 2021
Overall2Food2Service2Ambience3

Felt rushed, crab dip had very little crab, salmon needed spice, duck with vegetables should be listed as vegetables with duck, water glasses were smudged. Was not a memorable time for our 52nd Anniversary.

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Randi
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 16 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great dining experience with exceptional service! Emily our server was excellent!

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WilliamMCG
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 15 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

food was real good ! and sitting at a table in the bar area was very comfortable

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OpenTable Diner
Adelaide
4 reviews
Dined on 11 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Daniel was our server! He was wonderful! We will come back everything was great

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DawnS
1 review
Dined on 11 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our waiter was excellent. He recommended some entrees and they were all delicious!!

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JohnJ
1 review
Dined on 4 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Someone please thank the owners. Great place, food service. And since they didn’t harp on masks or require proof or vax, I’ll be back another hundred times.

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KateV
Philadelphia
12 reviews
Dined on 3 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Wonderful service and food. Only problem was a table next to us which was so loud we could barely hear each other on our anniversary dinner.

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vipEvanS
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on 26 November 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Cork and cap went above and beyond expectations!! Our server Dylan was absolutely amazing! The host and bartender also took time to visit and chat a bit! It’s refreshing in this hurry and hussle world we live in! Cork gets 6 stars out of 5 from this crew!!

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TrudyG
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on 20 November 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Clean contemporary warm ambiance with excellent food! The hushpuppies were amazing, crabcake the best ever and the salmon delicious!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on 20 November 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Awesome!! Love Cork and Cap!!

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vipJimH
Richmond
1 review
Dined on 18 November 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Some of the best food around. Great atmosphere and the waitress could not have been better!

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vipDarlaL
Atlantic City
9 reviews
Dined on 12 November 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Wonderful dinner! Our server, Danny, was great, food was amazing, my hubs had the duck, I had the lobster cakes. Soooooo good! Thank you!

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vipDP523
Philadelphia
13 reviews
Dined on 12 November 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food and exceptional serve. Busy place. Only complaint would be the closeness of the tables and signage from the parking lot. We would recommend to anyone.

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vipMichelleH
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on 6 November 2021
Overall4Food3Service4Ambience5

We enjoyed our evening at Cork & Cap. The food was so so, but they were very busy. It was at times a little hard to hear. The atmosphere is quite pleasant.

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Jbm717
1 review
Dined on 6 November 2021
Overall3Food4Service4Ambience1

First and foremost, our waiter was outstanding and did everything in his power to accommodate us. In general
it felt like the restaurant took on way more reservations than they could handle. We were seated in an area that felt more like “overflow” than regular dining. Our tablecloth was filthy upon being seated and we should have asked for it to be changed but it was obvious the wait staff already had more than they could handle, so we dealt with it. We asked for napkins to cover up the food spills that were left on the tablecloth from the previous party (pretty gross). It took quite a while to be given napkins and utensils and the whole experience was just a little “off”. Our meals were good, not great, but a solid good. But the seating situation and cleanliness of the table upon being seated was disappointing. I realize many businesses are understaffed and I respect their struggle, but in this case, I feel they took on way more tables than they were able to serve. I wanted to try and book another reservation for my daughter’s Christmas Eve birthday, but after this experience, I’ll keep looking.

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KyleS
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 6 November 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

A staple for a nice date night. Great food and excellent service

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AnneB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 6 November 2021
Overall2Food3Service4Ambience1

Too noisy on Sat. night at 7 p.m. Very loud rowdy tables. No absorbent surfaces to absorb loud noise. Good server, Jennifer, direct and helpful and forthright. Butternut squash soup served cold sent back twice to heat up. Food tasty. Convenient to Cork Hotel. Crowded, staff did not wear masks. Would not recommend.

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VanettaL
1 review
Dined on 6 November 2021
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience4

Sitting in the bar area was nice ambience but they should have a waiter or waitress taking care of the tables not the bar tender.

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DoniseM
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 5 November 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Super cool restaurant and history. Great food and good service. Second time here and still great.

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BethD
Baltimore
5 reviews
Dined on 4 November 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our server was very patient with us. Seemed to know we needed extra time as we were there for a special occasion.

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JaniceL
1 review
Dined on 4 November 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We took are friends for their 60th anniversary it was great. Filet was done to perfection. Definitely go agin. Recommend restaurant very highly.

FAQs

Cork & Cap Restaurant offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (717) 735-2025.

Cork & Cap Restaurant is rated 4.7 stars by 921 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.