Our Story

There’s no place quite like The Cork 1794. It’s at once an experience and a destination…a meal that feels like a mini getaway. The ambience transports you to a big city, but the service makes you feel like you’re among friends.

Regulars rave about the amazing cocktails offered in the bar area and outdoor patio. With live music and ample seating, it’s the perfect place to unwind with friends before dinner or hang out all night.

Peer into the kitchen for a glimpse of where the true magic happens as our world-class chef crafts each plate to make the most of flavor, freshness and ingredients, transporting you – and Erie – to a true culinary destination.

Intimate dinner. Drinks at the bar. Casual outdoor meal. Group gatherings in a private room. Brunch. Postlude to a concert or event. Whatever’s on the agenda…The Cork completes the experience.

Our baby, a sleek, state-of-the-art grand piano with a repertoire of more than 1,000 songs from classical to favorites from the radio, delivers concert-quality, live music anytime.

The bar is the perfect place to unwind – with an unrivaled collection of beer, cocktails and liquors curated by our own beverage master or a glass of wine poured from the expansive selection displayed in the cruvinets.

The delicious menu, painstakingly developed by our talented Culinary team, delivers everything you’d expect from The Cork 1794 and more. Each plate is crafted to be the best in its class. We think you’ll find the result is on par with the finest establishments in the world.