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The Press Room

129 West German, Shepherdstown, WV 25443
+1 304-876-8777
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (33 reviews)
“oysters” (36 reviews)
“pasta” (33 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
129 West German, Shepherdstown, WV 25443
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Food here is outstanding. Very unique and interesting selections ... not just the same old same old. The service was also very good. Very cozy and warm atmosphere.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank KLRF1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cocktails were great. Had lamb shank,best I ever had. My sister had salmon. Excellent food. Will be going again. Our waitress was professional an very pleasant

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank LoveTravel772476
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our party of 6 kicked off the holidays with a dinner here. I had read the reviews and thought we were going to have a great meal. Service was excellent. The food was mostly disappointing. We were each offered one piece of bread. It was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JED53
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Press Room is worth the visit. They were kind enough to fit me in on short notice. Never disappointed with the meals, atmosphere and people.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank micheleroberts68
Reviewed November 27, 2018

This is a charming restaurant with wonderful food. We had a family dinner here and everyone was very happy with the meal. And with the service. The oyster appetizers were fresh, cold, sweet – delicious. My pasta entrée was rich and flavorful. My wife’s salmon...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rrkessler
Reviewed November 13, 2018

The Press Room experience was a wonderfully cooked dinner worthy of a 5 star rating, and nestled in Shepherdstown, WV, in a class with the finest restaurants in Washington, DC. About the size of a bistro, but offering a meal to remember, it made my...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AlanM1941
Reviewed November 10, 2018

We were a pax of six eating here. We all had oysters for starters, lobster for mains and various desserts as tasters to share. Oysters were to die for, fresh, tasty and well presented. Really delicious. The lobster was fantastic, big, well prepared and with...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank bjoern_rici
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

Nice restaurant, great service with good atmosphere and excellent food. I for dinner with some friends. we had as entree smoked fish pate was good. Main dish we had lamb it was delicious the meat coming out of the bone and my friend had chicken...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Cosmopolitan793145
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We had dinner at The Press Room while visiting family and it was wonderful. A really good red complimented my vegetarian pasta to a tee. Good conversation with the family and quality attention by the waitstaff ensured a really nice evening. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Spainwinecountry
Reviewed November 6, 2018

The food at The Press Room was an amazing surprise, proving that even the smallest towns can have precious hidden gems. All the food was prepared and presented beautifully. The quality was wonderful, the recipes were imaginative and eating at the bar was just as...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank elainef363
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June 2, 2017|
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Response from IrishBulldogLOL | Reviewed this property |
When we went, honestly, I didn't see kids in the restaurant, that's not to say they are not welcome. I did overhear a guest talking to a waiter about dietary concerns, he told guest he would check with the Chef, so I think... More
May 28, 2017|
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Response from Mimiar | Reviewed this property |
I think the menu changes as the seasons do so it would be an effort to keep it current
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 West German, Shepherdstown, WV 25443
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Shepherdstown
  • Phone Number: +1 304-876-8777
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