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Cork & Cap Restaurant

4.3
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727 Reviews
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$31 to $50
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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
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 727 people are saying
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4.3based on recent ratings
4.3
food
4.3
service
4.5
ambience
4.1
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88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipMarkE
Caribbean
6 reviews
Dined 15 hours ago
Overall3food4service3ambience4

Very slow. It took 45 minutes from ordering to our meals arriving at our table. It was Brunch!

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JudithD
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Four of us went to Cork and Cap for lunch. We sat outside band were the only ones there the entire time. Had a great Bloody Mary and an awesome Crab Dip. Tommy, our bartender/waiter, was wonderful. Made four ladies feel like queens. We will definitely return.

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vipMichelebop
Philadelphia
45 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, delicious food & wonderful ambiance.

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Bobbie
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

From start to finish, everything was great. Simple Menu with options for all diets.

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LindsayM
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always the best!!! We enjoy the food and the service every time we step foot in this place!

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vipForeverfan
New York Area
44 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and lunch. Hope to revisit this restaurant upon our return to Lancaster.

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Lauren
Atlantic City
6 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the ambiance and food. Great place for friends to share time.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing dinner celebrating our 16th Anniversary

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CINDYS
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had an excellent server as well as service. The food was very good. Overall great experience and we will be back.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2020
Overall1food2service3ambience3

Drinks were horrible!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great meal great service!

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vipbman1117
Philadelphia
81 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2020
Overall2food3service1ambience1

Waited 20 minutes for a waiter and the place was empty. Service slow. Wife ordered filet med well came out med rare. A place dying for people just blew it. Won't be back again.

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MelindaP
1 review
Dined on August 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was excellent!! We loved the staff and the food. And the staff was gracious enough to accommodate us for a few extra minutes of time with our friends, as we closed the place down. We are grateful you are open. It would be awesome to see the smiles of staff and to see you go back to full capacity. Here's hoping that ALL PA restaurants will reopen at full capacity and with no masks, asap. We will be back soon!

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TraceyE
1 review
Dined on August 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Server was wonderful as was the hostess, food was probably the best we’ve ever had in a restaurant. Celebrated our 10 year wedding anniversary and the staff was as happy for us and we were! Will definitely be returning.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I went for our wedding anniversary! They brought us complimentary glasses of champagne unexpectedly! The food was amazing and the decor was warming, welcoming and rustic. The patio was beautiful! I cannot say enough good things!

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NancyH
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2020
Overall3food4service5ambience4

The food is very good, however, no bread, no salad, nothing but the entrees.
Use to be my favorite place, but not so much anymore.
Wait staff was wonderful!

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vipHerdler
Philadelphia
25 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience2

food took a long time to come out. my daughters eggs were cold. my crab benedict was lukewarm and had no eggs. they offered us a brownie for the issue!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2020
Overall3food5service2ambience2

The food was amazing! The service was a little slow and it was WAY too dark. It felt like we were in a cave. Could do with some more lighting.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2020
Overall2food1service3ambience4

Food was not good. Like at all. Just looked pretty.

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vipDave
Philadelphia
97 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing filet. One of the most interesting buildings anywhere. The renovation of the old cork factory into a fine dining and historic inn is brilliant. The service was first rate.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on August 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had Sunday brunch with family. Food was excellent. Lighting was a little dark but we really enjoyed the food and space.

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Maryanne
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food. Excellent service. Delightful atmosphere. Love this place!

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HollieD
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time here and the social distancing was implemented. The food was amazing. The waiter was very attentive. Nice, quiet place for my husband and I to celebrate our anniversary. Will definitely return!

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BarbaraP
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A birthday lunch that we all enjoyed. Everything was all we could ask for lunch.

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vipCyn3247
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The hostess and server were very gracious. Good cocktails as well

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Sassy
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

All COVID compliant. Food was excellent. Our server Dylan was very attentive. Very nice experience.

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alyssae
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff was very accommodating, and the food was amazing from starters to main courses to desserts.

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TheMinx
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Charming restaurant in nice location.
Ask for specials. Our waitress did not give them and when I heard another waiter tell his table, there was food that I'd have rather have ordered.
That's why we gave her 3 stars. She could have been a bit more friendly too.

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vipElenaK
Philadelphia
15 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall3food5service3ambience1

Well. I mean the waiter brought our food out to the wrong table, placed it. Went to get another order. And then realized it was wrong. Then just brought it over to us. Which is a little gross in this time of corona.


And also a family brought their 194858 loud and obnoxious children which ruined the vibe.

The food was great though!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

My first post covid lock down eat in on 07-03-2020 was a glorious success... cork and cap has one of the tastiest duck dishes in Lancaster... crispy and succulent sweet, tart and sanguine.. delicious executive Manhattan.. excellent service.. screening and social distancing...Returned 07-10-2020 for a reprise to find the prior ordering patron snagged the last duck breast... I was flummoxed... eventually settled on the crab cakes... Three petite tender cakes deliciously browned, all crab laid atop three sweet corn fritters more pancake than corn but non the less tasty.... the salmon ordered by my friend for the second time was prepared accurately to request with piquant sides.. I shall return soon for that elusive quacker... thank you cork and cap

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Glorious to return and have the scallops, beet salad and seared duck breast...service excellent

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vipgoodbrewfellow
Washington DC
30 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2020
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Our first time to dine there, but server was knowledgeable about the food and drink options. He also wore his mask correctly and consistently, covering his nose and mouth.

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KathyJ
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2020
Overall1food2service1ambience2

I had to cancel my reservation due to a family emergency; decided to place an order for pick up instead. I called and scheduled 2 meat loaf entrees at for 7:00 pm. I was advised it would be ready in 1/2 hr. or 7:30 pm. I was greeted by a young man who seemed totally unaware of what to do. He went away and returned with no answers. A second man spoke to me saying my entrees were close to being ready. Eventually the female manager came to the podium/hostess area and advised me the kitchen was swamped due to a wedding rehearsal just before my order. The original man who knew nothing was the bus boy and it was his first night on the job, but he was the person sent to help me. I finally got my 2 entrees at 7:50 pm. The manager claims I called at 7:08pm and I totally disagree. Lesson learned. Ask the exact time your food will be ready, so they can't pull this trick on you. My meat loaf was grilled not baked like previous times. Very disappointed and I will not return.

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WayneS
1 review
Dined on June 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff was great and the food was the best I have had.

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CodyM
1 review
Dined on March 10, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

I took my wife for her birthday and I can honestly say that after my dinning experience it felt like it was mine. The food was fantastic, with locally sourced southern style cuisine. I was blown away by the atmosphere. Don’t be fooled this is no ordinary hotel restaurant and bar. It’s worth the trip.

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Jilesil
Baltimore
7 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and excellent service. Charming atmosphere. We’ll definitely be going back.

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SaraF
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful staff, food, and ambiance. Could be very romantic, or just a very comfortable and unique dining experience.

SG
SueG
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on March 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful lunch with dear friends. The menu selections were wonderful and the staff friendly

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Celebrating us

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KarenM
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

very nice atmosphere and food was delish. we go everytime we are out in PA

FAQs

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

Cork & Cap Restaurant is rated 4.3 stars by 727 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.