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The Press Room

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129 West German, Shepherdstown, WV 25443
+1 304-876-8777
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
129 West German, Shepherdstown, WV 25443
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a delight! We toured the Antietam National Battlefield in Maryland, tired but hungry. Followed our Shepherdstown, WV (Thomas Shepherd Inn) innkeeper’s recommendation for dinner. A gourmet delight! Oysters, fiddleheads, halibut, gazpacho, and more. Here is the lemon poppyseed strawberry shortcake dessert. Margie was the...More

Thank Beth1118
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pork special was fantastic. I couldn't eat my scallops because the fishy smell upset my already queasy stomach. I was hoping to enjoy it the next day, but the smell was much worse so we pitched it. Probably not a good idea to get...More

Thank Kathy D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were treated to a fabulous dinner here from friends who love this restaurant. We started with a range of delicious oysters which were my standout dish of the meal. All courses were great. Seafood was perfectly cooked. Portions were generous and service was friendly...More

Thank geebLondon
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I went with work colleagues based on a recommendation and we were all genuinely surprised with how wonderful it was. We had expected casual pub food, but this is a real treat. And what made the evening better was our excellent server Annie, who painted...More

Thank Bama A
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

One of my out of the way stops when I'm in the area is The Press Room. I have been here many times & thought it worthy to drop a few lines for those who enjoy great food. The chef and crew do a fabulous...More

Thank Distilledtraveller
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

Quaint setting in downtown. Varied menu with something for all taste buds. Prompt service and ample portions, tastefully prepared.

Thank Jim H
Reviewed May 4, 2018

I ordered the seafood stew, which was excellent. If you can't decide what kind of seafood you want, choose this - it's got both monkfish and few kinds of shellfish. My husband wasn't as impressed with his pork, which was good but a little on...More

Thank Poydjom
Reviewed April 30, 2018

In a town that really needs a decent place to eat it was a overpriced disappointment. The staff was OK but the portions were small, everything is extra and you only get a pice of bread handed to you one at a time....dry and tasteless...More

1  Thank Kingfun8
Reviewed April 9, 2018

We ate dinner here recently and the food was out of this world. We had steak and chicken dishes and the meat and side items were fantastic. The wait staff were also pleasant and professional. Great place!

Thank Dave3176
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Apps were great.. The entrees were good, but "I've had better" and "this side doesn't really compliment the protein" were also uttered. Nonetheless the wine menu was good in taste and fair price. Desserts were outstanding. Good service. Very friendly staff. Nice atmosphere inside, not...More

1  Thank ZanderDubbs
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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 IrishBulldogLOL | Reviewed this property |
Nope you can't which surprised me. BUT it's all great stuff lots of choices. I guess this is trust the old fashioned way, no internet menu. We took the chance glad we did. There are a few other spots on Main Street if you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, 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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