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The Press Room

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129 West German, Shepherdstown, WV 25443
304 876-8777
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 187
    Excellent
  • 67
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Must Go There

Outstanding service, wine and food. I would go there over and over. Staff went out of their way to let me know about the aarea.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
Jackie D
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Ellicott City, Maryland
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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Ellicott City, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Outstanding service, wine and food. I would go there over and over. Staff went out of their way to let me know about the aarea.

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Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We had brunch one Sunday and it was good. People had talked about this restaurant multiple times and I guess I wasn't as taken in with this place as others, but there wasn't anyone thing that went wrong with the meal. It just isn't for me

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We have dined here fairly frequently over the years. The atmosphere is attractive, but the service is uneven. Over time the quality of the fare has steadily declined. It's not bad, just average at best. There are better choices in this town.

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Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This is the place to eat in Sheperdstown, if you like fine dining! Food was fresh and expertly prepared , (risotto done right!), menu selections original and classic, service excellent, ambience relaxing.

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Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Beautiful quiet room with candlelight. Our waiter Brian anticipated every need before I ever knew I would have one! Never felt rushed, I noticed one of the ladies kept making sure mood lighting and music was always adjusted to be pleasing. Lobster was delicious and we had no room for dessert, so we had it boxed to go. Mmmmm wonderful.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

First Of all Shepherdstown is a quaint town. Good place to get away from all the hustle and bustle of the big city. As for the pressroom I give them exceptional ratings. Located on the main street of town (there's only one main street ). This place is far better than mini in around a 30 mile radius. We started... More 

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Shippenville, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We had to reserve weeks in advance because of the Theater Festival; however, it was well worth it. We sat in the small room by the fireplace and would suggest that for others. The large room in front is bustling with people coming and going and waitstaff making trips to the kitchen.

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Shepherdstown, West Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The Press Room is our go to restaurant in Shepherdstown. It rivals Domestic down the street, but to us, there is no comparison. The ambience is sweet, the service is wonderful, and the food, of course, is delicious. My personal favorite are the scallops with an unbelievable lavender creme brûlée for dessert.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We always dine here at least one night. It is small and chef owned, and his touch shows in every dish. My favorite appetizer is a goat cheese flan with candied walnuts and pears - my husband had the Tuscan grilled shrimp with cannelloni beans. We usually share a pasta dish because the portions are huge.The Zabaglione is the best... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Based on other reviews I came here with my husband for a nice dinner during a recent trip to Harper's Ferry. The ambiance of The Press Room was wonderful. It is quiet, romantic, & quaint with nice music playing the the background. Our host was friendly as was our server, Thomas. I had to have the fresh fruit fettuccini alfredo... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 129 West German, Shepherdstown, WV 25443
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Shepherdstown
  • Phone Number: 304 876-8777

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic

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