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The Press Room

129 West German, Shepherdstown, WV 25443
+1 304-876-8777
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
129 West German, Shepherdstown, WV 25443
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and we’re here for dinner during a business trip and we were left impressed with the service, menu and use of local ingredients. Nice wine list. The local tomatoes with homemade mozzarella were amazing as way the duck breast with duck hash. Great...More

Thank DavidJ298
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a hidden gem. Intimate restaurant with great service. Our server had a Pittsburgh connection which we always love. We enjoyed mozzarella tomatoe cheese plate, pasta with shrimp, basil and tomatoes and salmon pasta with a nice malbec. We shared a dessert of a...More

Thank Maureen C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked here while at The Bavarian Inn on a Labor Day Sunday. The food was awesome and service was quite fast...bordering on top fast as for an upscale restaurant we felt a bit rushed. We did understand it was Sunday and later in the...More

Thank Suzanne R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful meal served by attentive and interesting wait staff. From observation of the kitchen from our seats, it was obvious that the cooking staff took pride in their work. An unexpected gem.

Thank jjcraig3131
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is reason alone to return to Shepardstown. Reservations are recommended. The food is delicious and not run of the mill. You can tell the chef has created something different and works to include seasonal influence into the menu. While enjoying my meal at...More

Thank cwspy
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Very quaint place but very lively. Loved the atmosphere and wait staff is super. The food was very good and really enjoyed the meal. Was told they were mostly known for their seafood and I was not disappointed.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Not only was the food terrific, but the service (thank you Brian!!) and the ambience are superb as well. We look forward to going back soon.

Thank NoelValentine
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

If you want a fine dining chefs menu, but a little more down to earth atmosphere, this is the place. You will definitely get what you pay for; it always has unique flavors and it’s fresh. Osyters are 👌🏼. The drinks are superb and the...More

Thank jbgirl5
Reviewed 5 August 2018

We called them for a very last minute Friday night reservation and they were able to accommodate us which was a very happy surprise. The restaurant had been recommended to us by our B&B hosts in Charles Town but they also told us that it...More

Thank Polly S
Reviewed 1 August 2018

We had a wonderful meal here. The ambiance was great, the service was excellent, and the food was delish. The only thing we weren't crazy about was the apple dessert, but that was minor. We'll definitely come back!

Thank SusanaOlssonMoreno
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3 June 2017|
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Response from IrishBulldogLOL | Reviewed this property |
When we went, honestly, I didn't see kids in the restaurant, that's not to say they are not welcome. I did overhear a guest talking to a waiter about dietary concerns, he told guest he would check with the Chef, so I think... More
29 May 2017|
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Response from Mimiar | Reviewed this property |
I think the menu changes as the seasons do so it would be an effort to keep it current
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 West German, Shepherdstown, WV 25443
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Shepherdstown
  • Phone Number: +1 304-876-8777
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