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The Press Room

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129 West German, Shepherdstown, WV 25443
+1 304-876-8777
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Harmony, Maryland
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Always spectacular food and even better service. The customer always comes first at the Press Room. Seafood stew with fennel special was superb. Exciting appetizers and the Lavendar Creme Brûlée dessert are standouts among any restaurants! Laurie our server was personable, knowledgeable, and extra attentive as usual! Don't miss the experience here.

Thank Ray T
Morristown, New Jersey
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had an enjoyable dinner on our last night in WV. The scallops and pot roast were delicious and service was excellent. Highly recommend for quiet dinner in nice atmosphere.

Thank emc_traveler_12
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Authentic Italian experience. Owner is the chef and he is proud of his efforts; his wife Deb runs the dining-room. Great drinks; friendly team; fresh and reasonably priced cuisine.

Thank OneGladiator
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were a party of 3, very nice decors agréable and courteous service; the food is very nice , good and tasty.

Thank BB D
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

This place really gives Shepherdstown a terrible reputation. Was there for a meeting at Shepherd University and had family meet us there to celebrate a birthday. While walking down German Street, the Press Room is prevalent. After reading the reviews we thought this was the place to try. The restaurant and bar were empty and it was early. We walked... More 

4 Thank smiley9999
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

We all loved our dinners at this funky restaurant occupying a former newspaper office. Three of us had dinner here and we all have rave reviews. I had Seared Scallops with Mushroom Risotto and it was all divine! Others ordered Soft-Shelled Crabs and Linguine with Sausage and Artichokes and were equally happy.

Thank flowerdreamer
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Excellent restaurant! Very popular and friendly. The staff and patrons make visitors feel at home. Food and drinks are wonderful. Staff is multitalented. Brian Douglas Albert is a man for all seasons; Annie Wisecarver ...mixologist, artist, world traveler. Chelsea Wallace...student and sweetheart. Not our first visit; hope to have many more!

Thank Catherine M
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Great food and waiter. pretty easy walk from the Bavarian Inn. Good selection of reasonable wine too!

1 Thank johnsullivan2000
Orinda, California
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

The small, cozy restaurant requires reservations. We had to wait, but the food and service were worth it. Food quality was excellent, presentation very nice and the staff is professional. Portions are large so inquire before ordering too many items! Highly recommend the homemade Pate'. It is listed as an appetizer, but I could only eat half. We also took... More 

Thank kathy-mgt
Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

Our hosts recommended this restaurant and it was quite a surprise! Who knew we would find this quality of a restaurant in Shepherdstown! Excellent duck and soft shell crab entrees. Looking forward to going back! Highly recommend.l

Thank lynetteciervo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, 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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Martinsburg, West Virginia, United States
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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?