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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
Restaurant details
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
Rockville, Maryland
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 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
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Wonderful dining experience! We stopped in here during Memorial Day weekend and can not say enough positive compliments about this place. Our waiter was amazing and made wonderful recommendations. You can not go wrong with The Press Room for dinner.

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Washington DC
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014 via mobile

One does not often expect "big city" dining in a small town but occasionally there are exceptions. This place in Shepherdstown should not be overlooked. It is an exception worth trying!

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