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Cork & Ale

A wine bar, taproom, and restaurant located in Waxhaw, NC.

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Tacos & Tunes Tuesdays

Join us for Tacos & Tunes every Tuesday with the incomparable Scoot Pittman. Serving a different taco special every Tuesday along with house favorites. Music starts at 7pm.

Wine Wednesday & Live Music

Wine tasting from 5pm - 8pm and the tunes start at 7pm every Wednesday.

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Monthly Wine Tastings & Dinners

June 12th Wine Tasting Dinner 

Spring Music Series (7pm - 10pm)

Tuesday May 30th, Scoot Pittman

Wednesday May 31st, Chad Powell

Saturday June 3rd Scott Jack$on & the $ Beer Band

Tuesday June 6th, Scoot Pittman

Wednesday June 7th, Brett Milstead

Tuesday June 13th, Scoot Pittman

Wednesday June 14th, Jack Fontana

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Argentinian Wine Tasting Dinner 

w/ special guest Sam Seiden w/ Orsini Wines

Monday, June 12th @ Cork & Ale
Seating Starts at 6pm; First Pour at 6:30pm
$69.95 Per Person  (Limited Availability)

1st course
Shrimp, pancetta, and rigatoni in a creamy garlic sauce
Loca Linda, Torrontés (2022)

2nd course
Cedar plank salmon topped with brie, arugula, cherry jam, and spicy mustard
Aguijón de Abeja, Bonarda Mendoza (2020)

3rd course
Charcuterie board with Chef’s choice of artisan cheese, meats, toasted sourdough, and pickled vegetable
Durigutti, Malbec 5 Suelos Proyecto Las Compuertas Luján de Cuyo (2019)

4th course
Bavette of beef with lobster and Fontina mac and cheese
Marchiori & Barraud, Cabernet Sauvignon Perdriel (2021)

5th course
Crushed raspberries with Chantilly cream and fancier almond cake

Bodega Ricominciare, Cabernet Franc Single Vineyard La Consulta (2021)


Seating will be available on a first-come basis, so call or email right away. Reservations are available for $69.95/person and those attending can take advantage of a 20% discount on bottles of wine presented at the event. This will sell out fast, so please reserve today.

$69.95 per person.

Limited seating available, call or email to reserve your spot today!


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*Gift cards for in-store redemption only

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We Deliver!

We just made it even easier to get your favorite food and drinks with delivery.  Its easy with our online app or call 704-256-7757.

$5 fee and limited to surrounding areas

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Tuesday - 11:30am - 10:00pm (food service until 9:00pm)  

Wednesday - 11:30am - 10:00pm (food service until 9:00pm)

Thursday - 11:30am - 10:00pm (food service until 9:00pm)

Friday -11:30am - 11:00pm (food service until 9:00pm)

Saturday - 11:30am - 11:00pm (food service until 9:00pm) 

Sunday - 10:00am - 03:00pm - (Brunch Menu till 3pm)

Monday - CLOSED - (available for private events)  

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Craft Beer on Tap & Bottle Shop

When It Comes to Our Drinks, We Ain’t
Kiddin’ Around

Twelve Taps

They say variety is the spice of life. 
The team at Cork & Ale takes special care to have new choices on tap every week.


Just the right cold one

We’ve turned the search for the
perfect beer into an art form.  Scouring local, national, and international brewers for only the best.  It's not easy to make our list.

Bottle Shop

Enjoy the many choices
Cork & Ale assembles to stock your fridge. IPAs, Stouts, Sours, Ciders, Ales, Ambers, Pilsners, Lagers, you name it.  We may even have beer made only by monks if you are feeling you need a little heavenly intervention as you sip from a
perfect pour.

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Fine Wine 

Glass, Bottle, Case 

Wine by the glass

Benjamin Franklin was
a smart guy.  As he said...."The
discovery of a wine is of greater moment than the discovery of a constellation. 
The universe is too full of stars." 
Enjoy our ever-changing
selections by
the glass.


Wine by the bottle

Say goodbye to grocery store wine roulette.  Even with over 300 wines to choose from, we hand-pick every single one so you can take home the very best.

Stock the cellar

We take our wine partnerships
seriously.  Enjoy the unique flavors
of France, Italy, New Zealand, Austria, California as you explore wines from around the world.  Mainstream to boutique 
selections allows us to keep your
cellar stocked just right.

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Our Food Menu

Eat. It’s Good for You.


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Take a Bite



A Better Sandwich


Family Favorite



Dine with Us

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Get to Know Us

Cork & Ale is a place to commemorate historical Waxhaw while looking ahead to its vibrant future.  Located across from Waxhaw's historic bridge and train tracks, our interesting history does not stop at our doorstep, as we are in the first building to serve alcohol in Waxhaw.

Come see us and you'll find an extensive collection of hand-selected fine wines by the glass and bottle, a craft beer bottle-shop and taproom, and delicious dishes, from small plates to entrées. We take pride in treating every guest as a valued member of our family.  

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Cork & Ale

Good Food. Good people. Good times.

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113 E North Main St, Waxhaw, NC 28173, USA

(704) 256-7757

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