About Us

Corky’s Restaurant & Bar in Sherman Oaks is in the location where Lamplighter formerly was. It’s an entirely new restaurant focusing on affordable, tasty, home-style dishes with classic American flavors and dining options. It’s an old-school diner mixed in with some new, California flair and concepts, and it’s a fun place to visit with the family, or with a group of friends to have a good time and enjoy a few beverages.

Make no mistake about it, you aren't going to be getting “fine dining” at Corky’s. The entrees and appetizers and other menu options are all recognizable favorites, there’s not much guesswork to it. It’s just comfortable, down-home and delicious cooking with no unnecessary frills or tricks. If that’s what you’re looking for, then you’ll love the food that they have to offer here and you’ll want to come back for more time and time again.

The other benefit to the accessible, traditional diner and American food is that everything is very affordable. You won’t break the budget with a trip to Corky’s in Sherman Oaks. You can treat the entire family to a great lunch or dinner without having to worry at all about what it will cost. So it’s a great wallet-friendly option that still provides with great value in terms of taste, as well as portions.

Some of the best dishes at Corky’s are the tried and true American staples that we all have come to love over the years. The list includes options like meatloaf, burgers and cheeseburgers, sandwiches, broasted chicken, mashed potatoes and more. Everything is made fresh and made to order, and the recipes include high quality ingredients.

In addition to all of this, there is actually a pretty lively bar and lounge scene. It’s a full service bar with just about anything you might want to enjoy and plenty of specials throughout the week too. Besides the bar itself, there’s a bit more action to enjoy as well. On Saturday nights, for example, the karaoke is bumping and the lounge will stay open as late as 2 am. The restaurant is accommodating for groups of all sizes, and also private parties and events. There are tables indoors and outdoors, and inside there are also larger booths for bigger parties as well.

As you can see, Corky’s is a fun destination for the family, for groups, for parties, and more. Enjoy a casual lunch or spend an evening taking part in the karaoke at the lounge. Whenever you go and whoever you’re with, you’ll enjoy the classic American diner cooking we all love, with big portions, tasty recipes, and prices that won’t hit you where it hurts.