Cork & Cap Restaurant

4.6
897 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 & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer 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
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 897 people are saying
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JohnJ
1 review
Dined a day ago
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 2 days ago
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
7 reviews
Dined on November 26, 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 November 20, 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 November 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome!! Love Cork and Cap!!

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vipJimH
Richmond
1 review
Dined on November 18, 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
8 reviews
Dined on November 12, 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 November 12, 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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MichelleH
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on November 6, 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 November 6, 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 November 6, 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 November 6, 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 November 6, 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 November 5, 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 November 4, 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 November 4, 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.

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MaureenK
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2021
Overall5food3service5ambience5

I got the halibut with crab special. Crab was very salty and more of a crab imperial, not much crab. The carrots and green beans were very hard. Halibut was very good. Not worth the 38.00 I paid.

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vipJanethefrequentDiner
Philadelphia
109 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We insisted on eating in the bar area. The seating there is more supportive for my husband. There was a large wedding party there at the time, very loud. Our server did all he could to seat us away from the noise. He was prompt with the drinks and the food. We got the same entrees we’ve eaten many times before. Could the menu be updated? What we had was very good. My husband loves the meatloaf with Mac and cheese. I had the single crab cake with broccolini. All cooked and prepared to my liking. There was no rush, but no lag either! All good!

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FrancescoM
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience4

Pick up the phone. Your's is a service industry and yet, I'm expected to do all the work in making a reservation or viewing your menu. Ridiculous. My average check at a restaurant for two people is $200.00. You made it so difficult to change my reservation time or view your menu, I went to another restaurant. I'm hoping you will find this constructive.

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MagG
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent meal, great atmosphere and pleasant wait staff.

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DawnW
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have never been to this spot before but it was so nice. The atmosphere is wonderful and not loud! Highly recommend.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience4

I had the meatloaf and three cheese macaroni that came out bland and at room temperature. The beet salad was overwhelmed by the blue cheese and the butternut soup was too sweet.

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MariaF
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing!! Traveled from out of town and found great reviews online. Did not disappoint!!

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RonB
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere and service. Food was solid especially the scallops.

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PatrickL
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Had a reservation for our anniversary. The only that was a minimal issue was finding the entrance. The restaurant is part of a hotel that was renovated from a factory so you have to travel through the parking lot to get the. Nothing terrible but a little challenge. The atmosphere, the service and the meal were all excellent. Emmitt was a real pro and very attentive. Would definitely recommend!

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SherriC
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

We were traveling from out of town 3 states away. The expericence with friends was wonderful.

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KatieS
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was fantastic! Great place if your looking to celebrate a special occasion.

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LauraP
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Attentive and friendly staff. Cozy ambiance. Perfect date night!

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OutinAC
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were exploring as an option for a reh. dinner and were very pleased with our meal and overall experience -- We could see a possible parking issue if multiple events are taking place as same time

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service. Amazing food and service!

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KimG
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Vegan burger was one of the best I've ever had! Their sweet potato fries are some of my favorite too!

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DavidS
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Went late. Food was still amazing. Server was obviously worn out from a bust night, et still pretty decent.

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AlexP
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

All around excellent experience. Food was amazing, the service was top notch, couldn’t have asked for better anything. Another memorable anniversary at one of our favorite places.

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vipDianne
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service & food!

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PaulW
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Very nice atmosphere and excellent food. Each portion looked and tasted like it was prepared by experienced chef.
The dessert was outstanding as well
We’ll definitely be back!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, food was amazing and reasonably priced. The building was very cool as well. We will definitely be back!

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MaryLee
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had the filet and my husband had the meatloaf and macaroni and cheese. Both were excellent and the service was outstanding! The ambiance was lovely, which made for a very special evening. I highly recommend Cork & Cap!

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Charles
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

They sat us near the waitress station, and that was too much activity; and they need shinier looking eating utensils

We could hear the next table’s conversation too easy

Otherwise it was great

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kimmiejw
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

we had a fantastic meal at cork & cap. it was our first time there and the setting was rustic and quaint. the staff was friendly and our server (dan) was outstanding. the menu was interesting and varied... and the portion sizes were perfect. they were busy but our food arrived quickly. it was our anniversary and it definitely did not disappoint... we will go back again.

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vipLovegoodfood
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Had our daughters wedding at the Cork Factory Hotel, August 2019. Her grandfather loves the place so much and wanted to return so we bought him a gift card and took him for dinner. He had a great duck dinner.

FAQs

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

Cork & Cap Restaurant is rated 4.6 stars by 897 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.