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The Press Room

129 West German, Shepherdstown, WV 25443
304 876-8777
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

I give this place an average because I think the waitress just was off that night. She served my tuna steak way over done....like done done. Usually, I eat a rare to medium rare tuna steak and my wife's lamb chop's were over done. We politely told the waitress because we want to make this place better and not looking... More

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Fairfax, Virginia, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

We were in Shepherdstown for the Contemp. American Theatre Festival. During CATF season, restaurants are slammed with theatregoers who need to eat between shows. (Note -- if you're there during theatre season, MUST make a reservation). Our server greeted us quickly, and although busy with several tables, was attentive throughout. other servers, and the maitre d' pitched in too. Started... More

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Rockville, Maryland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

My three friends and I had a wonderful brunch--beautifully served, ample quantity, and amazingly well priced. No drinks on Sunday until 1:00pm, but I suspect due to the blue laws. Our waitress was especially accommodating and put our flowers on ice while we attended the theatre.

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Novato, California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

While cycling the C and O canal we stayed two nights in Shepherdstown. We ate dinner at the Press Room both evenings. Both meals were uniformly terrific, and the service was attentive. The first evening we started by sharing a gorgonzola custard salad. For entrees one of us had a lobster risotto and the other had scallops with wild mushroom... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Beautiful decor. Fine food. Attention to local suppliers, natural herbs and flavors. Adaptable for special needs (gluten-free, no sugar, etc.) Expensive.

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Frederick, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Met friends here for dinner and really enjoyed the meal. I would have given it 4.5 stars if possible with a 1/2 star reduction only for lack of creativity. Check it out.

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Columbia, Maryland, US
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Every aspect of our dinner on Saturday June 21 was outstanding, starting with the reasonably priced bottle of Vino Verde ($20), fresh bread, appetizers, main course and dessert. I would like to single out the delightful risotto with scallops - a very difficult dish to prepare, and rarely done properly with the smooth texture that is so hard to achieve.... More

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Sharpsburg, Maryland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

the overall delight of dining at the Press Room. I went for my 50th birthday, and didn't go back until my 55th, but it will never be that long between visits again. The prices are high enough to make it a fairly special treat, but not so astronomical that you should avoid it. I got the gorgonzola custard on both... More

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Stanardsville, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

What a surprise to find such a gem of a restaurant in Shepherdstown, Four of us each had different options and they were all great. The Pork Ribeye was delicious, sauced to perfection and perfectly cooked, the mussels were fresh and in a great wine reduction, the beef was perfect and cooked as ordered and the seafood was terrific. This... More

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Charles Town, West Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Both times I have visited The Press Room, the meals were wonderful! The food has been very good both times and the service was outstanding. There is a nice wine selection to pair with most any meal as well!

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