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Ye Olde Alpha

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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50 Carmel Rd, Wheeling, WV 26003-5907
+1 304-242-1090
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The service was prompt and friendly. The food was good and reasonably priced. I was able to order my burger with exactly the topping I wanted.

Thank Donna E
AlphaMark, Owner at Ye Olde Alpha, responded to this review

Good morning Donna and thank you for coming to the Alpha and for the nice comments. We appreciate it very much. Mark( co-owner) More 

Sauk Centre, Minnesota
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I am not gonna lie, we pulled up outside and it seemed sketchy. Dark older building and didn't look busy. But then we got inside. Packed to the gills, huge menu selection and dynamite service. Food is homemade and honestly large portioned. Had the fajitas which were great. My son had the steak and l had wings as a app.... More 

Thank LukeandTiffany
AlphaMark, Owner at Ye Olde Alpha, responded to this review

Good morning Tiffany and thank you for the kind review of the Alpha. More importantly, thank you for coming to dine with us as we truly appreciate it. Mark(co-owner) More 

Wheeling, West Virginia
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the Club sandwich with Turkey. Extremely good! Boxed up half of it for take home. Nibbled on the delicious, sweet potato fries, Yum! Fresh chips and salsa are a great signature offering. Really like the Alpha.

Thank Wvgman
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found out about this place from the 101 Unique Places to Dine in WV booklet. It was a great place to stop. Food was very good and fresh. The menu had way too many good things to choose from. Highly recommend!

1 Thank Vicki H
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an awesome restaurant, I have always had good food and service here. The Greek Wings are my favorite....but everything I've ever eaten has been wonderful. Great atmosphere, great service! I would definitely recommend it to everyone!

1 Thank RnJ221
Wheeling, West Virginia
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The place is a bit confusing. We walked into the bar area not realizing there;s a bit of a maze separating the main dining room and the bar area. The service was excellent, we really liked how friendly the server was. The food was fine, but I ordered a steak well done and it came out with a bloody red... More 

Thank Advisor169
North Carolina
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Good time with two couples - a hopping place. Well-stocked bar, from beers to single malt scotches. Attentive bar tenders as well. Menu varied and complete. French onion soup and corn chowder equally good, chopped salad (practically minced) was very tasty also. Students from local university added life and atmosphere - very understandable why this is such a popular local... More 

Thank TheBear2002
Wheeling, West Virginia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Nice spot to stop for a quiet meal. Great service. Excellent menu. Try the Gyro's. The adjacent lounge is small and friendly.

Thank Rick S
Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

This place is fantastic! We go here every time we visit the Wheeling area. The service is always fantastic, everyone is always so friendly! The menu goes on forever! They have so many fantastic meals here and they're all super delicious.

Thank Ron M
Atlanta, Georgia
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107 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Good drink prices - a true pleasure to find. Gets quite busy in the late afternoon, and no wonder - everything I've had was really good.

Thank Porkloin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Carmel Rd, Wheeling, WV 26003-5907
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Wheeling
  • Phone Number: +1 304-242-1090
Ye Olde Alpha is a Wheeling restaurant institution, and celebrates its 85th year in 2017. We pride ourselves on fresh, quality food with impeccable service

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?