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Ye Olde Alpha

50 Carmel Rd, Wheeling, WV
304-242-1090
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Ranked #8 of 95 Restaurants in Wheeling
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American, Greek, Mexican
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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CLAYTON
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

With a new menu and what seems like new cooks the Alpha is once again a great eatery!The sandwiches are excellent and very creative! Cheese sticks are still great! Staff is great! The only thing is the wait can go between 30 to 45 minutes or more at night so better to get there early.

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West Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

One of the best place's in wheeling to eat , The food is always good and the staff is the best part of it all they go out of their way to give excellent service !

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Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Traveling home to east central PA, we stopped for the night in Wheeling. The man at the desk in our hotel suggested Ye Old Alpha. He told us to expect a wait, but it is worth it. He was so right. Two great entrees at a decent price, then oh what a dessert. Give it a try.

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Mooresville, Indiana, United States
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70 reviews 70 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Odd place to review. The food was really good ... Hubby raved over the crab cakes, and I had a delicious shrimp salad. Service was good and prices were reasonable. The decor, however, left a lot to be desired! The whole place looked like something ripe for one of those "makeover" shows. Entry area where we waited for maybe 10... More

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Lake Mary, Florida
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58 reviews 58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

For a small neighborhood bar/grille type place the food was excellent and the waiter (Jim) was helpful and provided exceptional service. This place is a rare gem in Wheeling!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Nothing to write home about. Food was below average. Service was ok. When away very disappointed. would not go back.

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Orlando, Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This place has been a standard for good, home-style food for many years! Bring a hearty appetite and enjoy. P.S. The french fries and gravy is a Valley staple!!!

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Pennsylvania
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

From the time we set foot in the door until we lefttgis has to be one of the worst experiences I've had when it comes to wait staff and employees. The woman at the front desk totally ignored us when we walked in. No greeting. No hi welcome to blah blah blah. Not even an acknowledgement. She was too busy... More

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O'Fallon, Illinois
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106 reviews 106 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This place is fantastic, and each visit seems to be better than the first. If you have never been here, you don't know what you're missing; it is well worth the effort to track down this unique restaurant just off the old National Road. From a very nice free appetizer of chips and dip to a menu which has something... More

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Sun City Center, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Ye Olde Alpha is a short drive from the Wilson Lodge at Oglebay, but well worth it. We sat on the bar side of the restaurant upon the advice of a local. The atmosphere added to our enjoyment ... everyone was enjoying themselves, but their enjoyment was subdued so conversation in normal tones was possible. The chicken wings were outstanding!

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