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Ye Olde Alpha

Certificate of Excellence
American, Greek, Mexican
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50 Carmel Rd, Wheeling, WV
304-242-1090
Website
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Reservations
Late Night

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 58
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Ye Olde Cool Place

Cold beer, mounted (dead ) animals on the old time bar side walls, neat open bar & pool table area & one of the best restaurants you'll ever find. Chef Charlie is a master at food menu twists & really runs a tight ship. He & his buisness partner Mark have revitalized this legendary establishment... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
Rosemary W
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Wheeling, West Virginia
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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121 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Wheeling, West Virginia
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Cold beer, mounted (dead ) animals on the old time bar side walls, neat open bar & pool table area & one of the best restaurants you'll ever find. Chef Charlie is a master at food menu twists & really runs a tight ship. He & his buisness partner Mark have revitalized this legendary establishment! Many times when one sees... More 

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Wheeling, West Virginia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Hidden gem of Wheeling. I love the big selection of the menu. Best wings in the valley (try the hot and Greek mixed)! You can't beat the free chips and salsa too.

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Wheeling, WV
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

As a local, Ye Olde Alpha is a tradition with its taxidermy and hearty fare. The updated menu and service since its new owners took over have only enhanced the historic draw of this unique family bar and restaurant.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Not consistent - Eat there pasta a lot - sometimes dry - sometime extra small portion - Pricy for not even getting bread or a salad. And always dirty and needs updated on there decor - Sewage problem always has a odor. Service is never a plus. There are a couple of servers that are good. Can't say the food... More 

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Virginia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Stopped in for dinner based on recommendation from hotel staff and other locals. Menu has a little bit of this and a little bit of that, should cover about anyone's taste. They served chips and salsa while you waited for your meal. The salsa was very good. I ordered chicken, it was tasty. The restaurant is a little dated but... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Good food, great menu, excellent servers and help, first class management . Our group had a big variety of things from the menu. Every item was great.

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Columbus, Ohio
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Stopped in for dinner one evening and really enjoyed. It was Monday Mexican night. Our table ordered a burrito which was flavorful and large. I had a chicken dish based on the waiters recommendation and really enjoyed. Good drink selections and atmosphere.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We stayed at Oglebay for a quick getaway and this place was a gem! ! We did not want to eat at Oglebay because the wait was entirely too long and we also wanted to experience a bit of Wheeling. Huge portions, great flavor, and great service. If you go, try to get into the lounge/bar area because the wait... More 

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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

While taking a holiday trip with family to the Wheeling area I recalled a coworker telling me about this location and how good the food had been. So with a little look to the tripadvisor App. and a couple bleeps on GPS we headed for the restaurant. First off the location is great located approximately 1.5 miles from the turnoff... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Over the years we have had dinner at the Alpha. The food has always been good as well as the service. Many items are made in house vs other eateries that buy its pretty-cooked or pre-made.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 50 Carmel Rd, Wheeling, WV
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Wheeling
  • Phone Number: 304-242-1090

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Greek, Mexican
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

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?