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River City Ale Works

American, Bar, Pub
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1400 Main St, Wheeling, WV 26003-2824
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Bay Village, Ohio
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

The restaurant has a very good beer selection which included several micro brewery beers as well as the national brands. The food was good but not great. The menu seemed pretty good overall. The restaurant itself is in a building that seems to have converted from some past industrial use. It was very nice inside. Service was good and friendly.... More 

Thank Greg W
Frisco, Texas
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108 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

In from out of town for the hockey game at Wesbanco Arena. Met friends here for a pregame dinner. There was 6 of us. It was easy to park at the arena and walk over just a block. So, very convenient location if you are going to the arena. Service was prompt and the food was ok, nothing bad and... More 

Thank bad4bob
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64 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

Had good experience tonight. Seated promptly...server quickly arrived and took drink.order. entrees of tuna for me and burger for my girlfriend..both good. I like the atmosphere as well.

Thank Billartrip
Wheeling, West Virginia
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

Been to this place a few times in the last few years and it never is disappointing. Great place just across the street from the Wesbanco Arena in downtown. Food is good, atmosphere is good and Fridays the usually have a live band which makes this place even better. Recommended indeed!

Thank Tony T
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107 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

We had group of 6 people. Food was awesome. Had a cocktail. Waitress ask if I want another one I said yes she reply another same one. I said yes. Lol never got it. My friends ask for his 2nd beer 2 times before he got it. Food good just hope for new waitress if you go.

Thank Jake H
Martinsburg, West Virginia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Nice and friendly staff. Love the location, especially near the river. Lots of different drafts to choose from. Reasonably priced food that is great

Thank mnkygirl84
Dallas, Texas
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233 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

It was a wonderful lunch and too our surprise the had Guinness on draft. The servings were plentiful and delicious and the Guinness was cold. The ambiance was nice for lunch and probably great for dinner. Service was prompt and the staff was courteous and efficient. I can highly recommend the River City Ale Works and if you're going to... More 

Thank thed3
Walkersville, Maryland
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Visited early evening the first night of the Heritage Blues Festival, the city's largest event, and ordered one beer and finished only half. ~Violently sick within the hour. ~Possibly because it was noted that the beer system had gone down during the previous week...beer temps at 60*F, and (some of?) the kegs were never replaced but, instead, still sold. This... More 

Thank V862BHandreag
Moundsville, West Virginia, United States
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

We were in Wheeling for the First Friday Event. We had visited one of the stores on the loop and were very disappointed with the snootiness of the folks in a wine store who were setting up their pasta event. So on our way to the Centre Market we drove by River City Ale Works and just decided to drop... More 

Thank Friends_from_WV
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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71 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

I ordered crab cakes and even though the menu said lump crab meat, they were made of imitation crab meat. Paid $17.99 for the meal with high expectations but ended up with fake meat with a bunch of breading and greasy fries.

Thank Beachpuppies

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1400 Main St, Wheeling, WV 26003-2824
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Wheeling
  • Phone Number: 304-233-4555

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