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“unique atmosphere but that's about it”
Review of Mountaineer BBQ - CLOSED

Mountaineer BBQ
Cuisines: American
Description: Family Restaurant, home cooking, large menu, good service
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Description: Family Restaurant, home cooking, large menu, good service
Reviewed March 31, 2012

Stopped here for a late lunch on our way through to Georgia, thinking we'd get a bit of the "local flavor" since we weren't from the area. This was reflected more in the decor and interesting items for sale - one could pick up postcards with biblical quotes next to hunting/fishing souvenirs - not so much in the food department. The menu sustains you but that's about it. It's middle of the road diner food at best but a bit pricey for what you get. Service was fine - the waitress had a great sense of humor. Pancakes were not bad but the hush puppies were hard and tasteless. The restaurant is close to I-77 so, if you are passing through the area and don't want to spend too much time looking for a place to eat, it's probably worth a one time stop for the experience - just don't expect quality dining.

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1  Thank glooscapgal
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Reviewed October 27, 2011

This restaurant is old and has not been maintained. Most if not all of the food has been frozen and very little is fresh. On top of that the prices are higher than your average Bob Evans or Cracker Barrel.

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2  Thank mamieore
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Reviewed October 17, 2011

On my recent travels, I decided to find a place to eat in Parkersburg, WV. I was looking for something other than a restaurant chain. Since the Mountaineer was near the highway exit, I decided to check out Trip Advisor to see the reviews. The single review gave it a positive report and I decided to risk it. I was there 4:30PM before the dinner crowd so the service was quick. The turkey dinner special I ordered had good portions and was very tasty (turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, and a slice of pumpkin pie). I could only eat half my dinner, the portions were so big. So, except for the pie (since I ate it all there), I took my leftovers with me. Their menu has a wide variety of meals to chose from. I would describe the atmosphere as rustic and homey. Another big plus for me was when the cashier politely asked if I was over 50, which I am, and gave me an additional 10% off my bill.

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3  Thank MyWayistheHighway
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Reviewed January 26, 2011

I ate at the Mountaineer a quarter century ago and recently was passing through the area and stopped in again. It was just as I remembered it. Friendly service, a huge selection and low prices. Nothing fancy just huge portions of home cooked food. I ordered the steak, eggs and hash browns. What a great breakfast and this was in the middle of the night. Well worth the stop. I will be going up that way to Cleveland again soon and will make it a point to visit again.

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Thank Herd72
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Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile
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Thank Peter D
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