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Cork Street Tavern

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American, Bar, Pub, Barbecue
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8 W Cork St, Winchester, VA 22601-4706
+1 540-667-3777
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Ithaca, New York
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was suggested by our hotel. The service was disappointing. It took a very long time for our order to come. The order wasn't correct. One of us got our mac and cheese and the other order was to be "right out." Somehow we were nearly finished with the meal before it arrived. Horseradish sauce was asked for on... More 

Thank Sue E
Chris B, Manager at Cork Street Tavern, responded to this review

Sue, We are very sorry to hear about the disappointment with your recent visit. We have had some problems with food coming out at the same time lately and it is on our radar as a problem to fix as quickly as possible. We are sorry that you did not get the service we hold ourselves to trying to provide... More 

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308 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was pleasantly surprised with the beer selection and the varied menu. The ribs did not disappoint. Service was brisk and friendly even though we stopped in on the late side. Not fancy, but reasonably priced good food.

Thank Playswdogs
Chris B, Manager at Cork Street Tavern, responded to this review

Thanks so much for letting us hear about your recent visit! We are so glad to have our East Side reopen and one of the many reasons is it opened our beer selection back up immensely so we are glad you enjoy it! We usually get great reviews of the ribs so we are glad to hear another one. We... More 

Winchester, Virginia
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have been wanting to try this place since it re-0pened. We had dinner in the non-smoking section. The service was great and the food was outstanding! My only complaint is that the Shepard's pie is being rotated off the menu with the change of seasons, it was one of the best I have ever had! My... More 

Thank legendgerry2017
Chris B, Manager at Cork Street Tavern, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to tell us about your recent visit! We are glad that everything was met with satisfaction and we have had a couple people tell us they really enjoyed the Shepherd's Pie so there is a chance it will be back again on our winter menu in October! We're glad you found your way back in... More 

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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was there for dinner with my wife last night. A little bit underwhelming type of place. Looks like more like a local type place. I like going to local rather than the chains for meals. Food was ok, service was fair. After reading some good reviews, thought it would be worth a shot. Nope. Maybe it will improve- it needs... More 

Thank dtowndestroyer9
Chris B, Manager at Cork Street Tavern, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to give us feedback on your recent visit with us. We're sorry to hear you found it not to your satisfaction though. In terms of improvement do you have any specifics you thought were lacking? I would be open to hearing them if you have the time! Thanks again for letting hear your thoughts and... More 

Wilmington, North Carolina
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65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Great homemade chips served warm. Yummy. Good beer selection. Super fish and chips and Guinness stew. Loved every bite. Great find. Hard to park.

Thank Regisgirl1972
Chris B, Manager at Cork Street Tavern, responded to this review

We're glad to hear you enjoyed a couple of our items! The fish and chips is year round but the Guinness Stew is on our winter menu so you should stop back and check out our spring summer menu to see if you enjoy any of our new items! Parking downtown can definitely be a little difficult especially during the... More 

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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Ok. I admit we circled old town a few times to find parking only two find a 30 min wait across the street at 5050 brew pub.... And THEN BAM..WE REMEMBERED THE AWESOME CORK STREET TAVERN~ brews on tap, super service and BEST burgers!!! Used to eat here BK (before kids) and this evening brought the fam and my girl... More 

Thank Tammy L
Chris B, Manager at Cork Street Tavern, responded to this review

Tammy, Thanks so much for letting us here about your recent visit back to Cork Street! We are glad it was met with much enthusiasm and we could make it a good night out for you and the family. We hope to have you all back in again soon and our East Side Bar has reopened so even if you... More 

Galax, Virginia
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Came into Winchester VA for a work training seminar. Always try to eat somewhere local. Googled Cork Street Tavern. Looked at menu and decided to try it out. The feel of a cozy tavern is really around the bar so I decided to sit there and ordered the Shepard pie to go. While I sat there, I saw great dish... More 

Thank GalaxGator
Chris B, Manager at Cork Street Tavern, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to let us know about your recent visit! We are in the habit of changing our menu up twice a year so the Shepherd's Pie will be gone for the spring/summer but we are glad you enjoyed it. There will be certainly be other seasonal items you'll be sure to enjoy. We look forward to... More 

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Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We had pretzel bits that were the best we had on our trip the honey mustard was fantastic. My daughter a very very picky eater found multiple option on a small kids menu. I ordered a Ruben the waitress suggestion and my wife got the Guinness stew for lunch. The staff was attentive and extremely friendly. We had a great... More 

Thank Steven H
Chris B, Manager at Cork Street Tavern, responded to this review

Steven, We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit with us! The reuben is also a favorite of mine as well. We hope that the next time you are in the area we will see you again. Thanks so much for letting us know about your experience and giving us feedback! More 

Arlington, Massachusetts
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65 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

A really varied menu from traditional pub food to entries of both traditional and imaginative types. A wide and varied beer list and a wine list that covered all the bases and was reasonably priced. If you keep to the sandwiches this is very reasonable priced. The catfish and seasonable vegetables were fresh and tasty. The hobo beans were a... More 

Thank MikeBarry657
Chris B, Manager at Cork Street Tavern, responded to this review

Mike, Thanks for taking the time to let us know about your recent visit! We try to update the menu twice a year so the next time you are in we hope to have some more new items for you to check out. The hobo beans are a very popular choice and the seasonal vegetable is usually changed every couple... More 

Midlothian, Virginia
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112 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

This is a long-established place in downtown Winchester. Kudos to bartendress Jennifer. Probably caters to lots of regulars, yet new customers can be at ease there as well. Nice place to relax with a beer and catch both hockey and the Series.

Thank GarthG51
Chris B, Manager at Cork Street Tavern, responded to this review

Garth, Thanks so much for the kind words! We are glad that you enjoyed the atmosphere, beers, and Jen! She does a great job for us. We appreciate you taking the time to leave us feedback and letting us know how everything was. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Bar, Pub, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 W Cork St, Winchester, VA 22601-4706
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Winchester
  • Phone Number: +1 540-667-3777

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?