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Ye Olde Alpha

50 Carmel Rd, Wheeling, WV 26003-5907
+1 304-242-1090
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pork shank” (16 reviews)
“wings” (23 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
50 Carmel Rd, Wheeling, WV 26003-5907
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1 - 10 of 269 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Thought I had read it was a Moose Lodge, oh well, still great food inside. This would be our second visit but not the last. I had the Drunken Shrimp which was sooo good. The sauce was yummy and I ended up using it to...More

Thank MountainMe47
AlphaMark, Owner at Ye Olde Alpha, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for coming back to dine with us but more importantly, thank you for taking the time to give us a nice review. You picked two of our most popular items and we are so happy you enjoyed them and our service. Please come...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place has been here forever...beer, cheap (but good) food, WJU students that think they know more than they do. Always a fun time on a Friday night.

Thank Paul J
AlphaMark, Owner at Ye Olde Alpha, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for the review Paul and yes, the Alpha is 85 years old in 2017. We appreciate you coming in for dinner and happy you had a fun time. Mark

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have friends from Wheeling & they introduced us to this restaurant. Other friends from Louisville were staying at Oglebey. Everyone enjoyed their meal. The food was delicious & the service was excellent. I appreciate that the food is hot when it's placed on the...More

Thank cmartini574
AlphaMark, Owner at Ye Olde Alpha, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us and we are so grateful you had a good dining experience. We are happy you found us and we welcome you back whenever you are back in Wheeling. Mark

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant was a pleasant surprise. We accidentally entered via the bar but so glad we did. There were all sorts of animal mounts on the wall with a pool table in the back. It appeared they allowed smoking but in a separate room with a...More

Thank AAM246
AlphaMark, Owner at Ye Olde Alpha, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for coming to dine with us and for taking the time to post this very complimentary review. While we are very proud of all of our food, the Greek pork shanks are one of the best items on the menu and they of...More

Reviewed 17 October 2017

We often eat here when we are visiting Wheeling. The food is always good, and I like the desserts. The only problem is that it is very slow. A few times we have been ready to walk out and go somewhere else because the food...More

Thank millou5171
AlphaMark, Owner at Ye Olde Alpha, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to make comment on your dining experience and I am disappointed to hear you are having service issues. We go out of our way to get food out in 20-25 minutes no matter how busy we are in any...More

Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

The restaurant wasn’t too crowded at 8:30 p.m. on a Thursday night when we arrived. Food was delicious: I had a chicken philly with fries and my husband had baby back ribs and fries. The best part was the Brewmakers ale that you can only...More

Thank Jeanne W
AlphaMark, Owner at Ye Olde Alpha, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Jeanne, good afternoon and thank you for coming to the Alpha, especially for being from out of town. We appreciate you asking the hotel where to eat for we value those who go out of their way to ask for independent restaurants. Happy you had...More

Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We live in Wheeling and we eat here almost every week. Fair warning: call ahead to reserve! Great food and service!

Thank canaanlover21
AlphaMark, Owner at Ye Olde Alpha, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you for the very kind review and most importantly, for continuing to come back to the Alpha. We so appreciate the business and for you taking the time to review us, Mark

Reviewed 5 October 2017

This little gem is off the beaten track and supplies a family owned 1950's style dining experience. The food equals the atmosphere and is long missed in the 'Big Chain' restaurants.More

Thank Joseph S
AlphaMark, Owner at Ye Olde Alpha, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Brass: Thank you for coming to the Alpha and for taking time to comment about it. We are happy that you found us and most importantly, that you had a great dining experience. We are very appreciative of the comments and hope to see you...More

Reviewed 22 September 2017

Great bar/restaurant in Wheeling. Very good American menu. Lots of choices. Food was excellent and served "hot". Service was good and the place rocks. Some very creative choices.More

Thank Harvey H
AlphaMark, Owner at Ye Olde Alpha, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2017

Harvey, first, thank you for coming to the Alpha and two, thank you so much for taking the time to give us a very positive review. We appreciate that you enjoyed the menu, food and service and we hope to see you again soon some...More

Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

The alpha is a wheeling staple. The food is good but the atmosphere makes it great. And you get free salsa and chips! The bridgeport brownie is amazing

Thank speedytraveler17
AlphaMark, Owner at Ye Olde Alpha, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to post a review of the Alpha. We appreciate you coming, we are happy you had a good dining experience and we hope to see you again soon We are very grateful for the kind words. Mark

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
Description
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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