Sunday, July 19, 2015

101 Most Unique Places to Dine in West Virginia in 2015


The Division of Tourism launched its “101 Unique Places to Dine in West Virginia” list for 2015. The list highlights some of the state's popular locally owned and sourced restaurants. More information about the guide is available at gotowv.com.
I've been to about half of this list, so I have many, many more to go! There are some I've visited before I started blogging, so I'm not counting those. Ones in bolded are ones I've been to. 

1863 Grill
830 Harrison Ave., Elkins 26241
304-637-1863
Known for Kansas City-style BBQ and homemade cinnamon rolls.

88 Restaurant & Lounge
88 E. Main St., Buckhannon 26201
304-473-1988
Known for rustic, home-cooked food.

3rd Base Sports Bar and Grille
22 Virginia Ave., Petersburg 26847
304-257-2273
Known for great wraps and wings.

Addison Café’
110 McGraw Ave., Webster Springs 26288
304-847-7808
Known for baby back ribs.

Alfredo's Ristorante & Mediterranean Grill
132 W. Washington St., Charles Town 25414
304-724-9992
Known for hummus and kabobs.


Avenue Eats
1201 Valley View Ave., Wheeling 26003
304-905-8300
Known for traditional American fare.

Bamboo Garden
6411 Sissonville Dr., Charleston 25320
304-984-9848
Known for great Chinese cuisine.





Blues Smoke Pit
608 N. Main St., Suite G, Moorefield 26836
304-530-5440
Known for signature ribs and smoked beef brisket.





Café One Ten
110 Main St. W, Oak Hill 25901
304-469-7657
Known for fried Oreos dessert.

Cathedral Café
134 S. Court St., Fayetteville 25840
304-574-0202
Known for homemade soups and Paninis.
[REVIEW COMING SOON]

Chams Lebanese Cuisine
610 Market St., Parkersburg 26101
304-428-2730
Known for authentic Middle Eastern food.

Chetty's Pub
1 Ames Heights Rd., Lansing 25862
304-574-4905
Known for great wings and burgers.

Christopher's Eats
6005 US Rt. 60 E., Barboursville 25504
304-736-5520
Known for burgers and Gouda mac-n-cheese.

Church Street Deli
215 Church St., Spencer 25276
304-927-6565
Known for tasty wraps such as Mango and Hawaiian Chicken.

CJ's Italian Kitchen
75 Covington Way, Vienna 26105
304-916-1852
Known for pasta made from scratch and homemade sauces.


Company's Comin' Murray's Downhome Diner
4650 George Washington Hwy. Rt. 50, Tunnelton 26444
304-892-3807
Known for buttermilk pancakes, fresh homemade biscuits and apple dumplings.

Crabby Patti's
113 N. Court St., Ripley 25271
304-372-4466
Known for great crab cakes, chowders and shrimp.

Da Vinci's
215 Highland Ave., Williamstown 26187
304-375-3633
Known for their trademark German Pizza.

Delfino’s Pizza & Ice Cream
1005 E. Main St., Oak Hill 25901
304-469-7659
Known for pizza, burgers and homemade cakes.

Dish
213 W. Washington St., Charles Town 25414
304-728-8464
Known for rib eye steak and edamame salad and grilled polenta.

Elk River Inn & Restaurant
HC 69, Box 7, Slatyfork 26201
304-572-3771
Known for fine dining with a casual feel.

Evaroni's Pizza
914 Oak St., Kenova 25530
304-453-4355
Known for deliciously sweet sauce and Baked Spaghetti.

Fairplain Yacht Club
3869 Cedar Lakes Rd., Ripley 25271
304-372-8918
Known for hand-cut steaks and authentic Italian pasta dishes.
[REVIEW COMING SOON]

FireSide Grille
4170 State Rt. 34, Hurricane 25526
304-757-4700
Known for great traditional American fare.

Foxfire Café *
119 South Price St., Kingwood 26537
304-441-2133
Known for great Paninis
[CLOSED]


Generations Restaurant & Pub
338 National Rd., Wheeling 26003
304-232-7917
Known for great chili and wings.



Holly River Restaurant
680 State Park Rd., Hacker Valley 26222
304-493-9493
Known for meatloaf and pies made with fresh local ingredients.


Ihlenfeld Dining Room
465 Lodge Dr., Wheeling 26003
304-243-4000
Known for sharable plates such as roasted lamb lollipop and swordfish skewers.

J P Henry's
5106 Emerson Ave., Parkersburg 26104
304-485-9390
Known for Chef Orville’s Prime Rib.

Jim's Drive- In
449 W. Washington St., Lewisburg 24901
304-645-2590
Known for curbside service of burgers, hotdogs and more.


La Famiglia
1327 6th Ave., Huntington 25701
304-523-1008
Known for traditional authentic flavors
of Southern Italy.

Larobi’s at Southridge Golf Range
500 Gateway Blvd., Charleston 25309
304-744-6480
Known for pizza, sandwiches and wings.

Last Run Restaurant
1 Main St., Cass 24927
304-456-9952
Known for a lumberjack-sized breakfast and mountainous box lunches.
[REVIEW COMING SOON]


Locust Hill Inn, Cabin, and Pub
1525 Locust Hill, Marlinton 24954
800-617-0530
Known for Chef Dave’s fresh breads.


Los Vaqueros
2027 E. Main St., Oak Hill 25901
304-469-6505
Known for authentic Mexican food and fabulous fish tacos.

Lost River Brewing Company
155 W. Main St., Wardensville 26851
304-874-4455
Known for craft beer and fresh oysters on the half shell.

Lost River General Store and Café
6993 State Rt. 259, Lost River 26810
304-897-7000
Known for homemade sticky buns, scones and pulled pork.

Lost River Grill
8079 State Rt. 259, Lost River 26810
304-897-6482
Known for fabulous seafood and homemade cakes.

Lot 12 Public House
117 Warren, Berkeley Springs 25411
304-258-6264
Known for gourmet menu of steak and seafood.


Mango Latin Bistro
701 Market St., Parkersburg 26101
304-834-3927
Known for the empanadas, and special surf and turf.





North End Tavern
3500 Emerson Ave., Parkersburg 26104
304-428-5854
Known for craft beer and great burgers.
[REVIEW COMING SOON]

O'Neills
614 North Main St., Moorefield 26836
304-530-2727
Known for homemade soups, pies and steaks.

P J Berry's
226 Main St., Sutton 26601
304-402-2105
Known for great crab cakes.

Panorama at the Peak
3299 Cacapon Rd., Berkeley Springs 25411
304-258-0050
Known for drunken mushrooms, turkey croquettes, and shepherd’s pie.

Parkway Drive-In
401 Justice Ave., Logan 25601
304-752-7703
Known for genuine drive-in menu with great milkshakes.



Pretty Penny Café *
7484 Seneca Trail, Hillsboro 24946
304-653-2646
Known for local beef, breads, and homegrown vegetables.
[CLOSED]


Ridge View Barbeque
5010 Fairlawn Ave., Dunbar 25604
304-400-4650
Known for great BBQ and pulled pork and porky cheese fries.

River & Rail Bakery
210 11th St., Huntington 25701
304-399-1247
Known for handcrafted artisan breads, delicious pastries and direct-trade organic coffee.




Shuckers
70 Olde Main Plaza, St. Albans 25177
304-722-1500
Known for seafood and Italian fare, gumbo or the mouth-watering stuffed mushrooms.



Spats
320 Market St., Parkersburg 26101
304-865-8686
Known for fine and casual dining with over 500 wines to choose from.



Stillwaters Restaurant
940 Resort Dr., Roanoke 26447
304-269-8880
Known for the lunch and dinner kiosk buffet.
[REVIEW COMING SOON]

The Corner Shop
171 Main St., Bramwell 24715
304-248-7632
Known for great burgers and homemade ice cream.

The Dining Room
368 True Apple Way, Inwood 25428
304-229-7510
Known for comfort food and homemade cinnamon rolls.

The Fiddlehead
Intersection of Rt. 219 & Rt. 66, Slatyfork 26209
304-572-2121
Known for craft beer, hand-cut fries served up with delicious dips.

The Final Cut
750 Hollywood Dr., Charles Town 25414
800-795-7001
Known for one of the best prime ribs on the east coast.


The Forks Restaurant & Inn
35 Scenic Ridge Rd., Elkins 26241
304-637-0932
Known for casual dining with a great selection of beers and wines.

The Greenhouse
3554 Teays Valley Rd., Ste. 105, Hurricane 25526
304-397-6316
Known for its grilling, special homemade soups and gourmet sandwiches.

The Kissell Stop Café
23 Third St., Elkins 26241
304-636-8810
Known for broad selection of food, drinks, and cozy atmosphere.

The Market on Courthouse Square
200 Ballengee St., Hinton 25951
304-466-6626
Known for the Main Line, a Market signature Reuben.

The Pizza Station
206 Lafayette St., St. Marys 26170
304-684-2411
Known for specialty pizzas like Mexican and Chicken Cordon Bleu.

The Rail Yard Restaurant
200 Depot St., Elkins 26241
304-635-0108
Known for mouth-watering prime rib and more.

The Red Rooster
602 Elk St., Gassaway 26624
304-364-6023
Known for great steaks, homemade lasagna and crab cakes.

The Wine Valley
6 Liberty Square, Hurricane 25526
304-760-0123
Known for one-of-a-kind tapas, cheeses, meats, celebrity-tested chocolate truffles and great wine.



When Pigs Fly
116 Quarry Village Rd., Lewisburg 24901
304-645-4227
Known for Great BBQ, pulled pork and whole chickens with homemade sauces.


Note: Restaurants market with an * have closed since the public voting period closed.

Grand total: 42