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Ye Olde Alpha

50 Carmel Rd, Wheeling, WV 26003-5907
+1 304-242-1090
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“pork shank” (18 reviews)
“wings” (29 reviews)
“london broil” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
50 Carmel Rd, Wheeling, WV 26003-5907
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Born & Raised in SoCal , Retired here to Ohio Valley ! Best Salsa Anywhere , Just as Good as a Mexican restaurant back Home . Good Food , Good Service , Kid Friendly , Separate Bar Area !!! Only Downside is the Parking ,...More

Thank Louis g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were so impressed with this restaurant! First they brought us chips and a homemade salsa which was not too hot . . just right! Then we ordered the shrimp scampi with capers, rice and green beans. It was truly SO DELICIOUS and perfectly prepared....More

Thank Dotty and Dick D
AlphaMark, Owner at Ye Olde Alpha, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dotty and Dick: Thank you kindly for coming to the Alpha and we are so grateful for the very nice post. We appreciate the business and hope to see you again soon. Mark

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here on a sports trip to Wheeling, WV with my son and brother in law. Did not realize that this place was a bar and restaurant and we went into the bar side. Was very surprised with how big the menu was and...More

1  Thank inwood97
AlphaMark, Owner at Ye Olde Alpha, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for coming to the Alpha and more importantly, taking the time to give us a review here. We are happy you found us and glad you had a good meal. We look forward to seeing you again soon when you are...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in for dinner and wanted salads. We were given a 15 minute wait, which on a Friday evening, was not unreasonable. The restaurant was very busy and the parking lot was full. We decided to grab some dinner salads and an appetizer. We...More

Thank Michael C
AlphaMark, Owner at Ye Olde Alpha, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Michael, good afternoon to you and thank you so much for stopping in to enjoy a meal with us. I am very grateful you took the time to post this review as it helps us immensely. You picked two of our most popular salads and...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Took my niece and her good friend for dinner here my first night in Wheeling. Philly cheese steak was very good, as were the fries. Great sweet tea and excellent wait staff. Dinner for 3 came to $40 U.S.More

Thank Tripin66
AlphaMark, Owner at Ye Olde Alpha, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for coming to the Alpha and we are even more grateful you took the time to post this review. We are very happy you were in to see us and that you had a good meal and service. Until the next time, we...More

Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Food is ok, nothing special. Service is a little slow. The tables are very close together. Parking is also a problem.

Thank Della322WV
Reviewed 3 April 2018

My hotel not only recommended this restaurant, it provided a lift to and from it. This restaurant is one of Wheeling's more highly recommended restaurants. Its decor is old fashioned. It is definitely a family restaurant. It was full of families enjoying the large, inexpensive...More

Thank Vivere731
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

I visit about once a month. Most of the time I get the Greek wings mixed with medium buffalo sauce... I have tried a few other dishes and have always been pleased. On Friday and Saturdays at dinner time there is frequently a long wait...More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 23 March 2018

The Alpha has a fantastic menu with a great variety of food choices. The salads are fantastic, the Thursday soup contest is a fun twist. The old dishes from years past are still available and the chef has incorporated a wonderful new menu. Highly recommend...More

Thank jctv13
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

We did not actually eat here but we attended an event that was catered by this restaurant. The food was SO good. It doesn’t look like the dishes served at our St. Patrick’s Day event are on their normal menu but if the food we...More

Thank Luvs2Travel75
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19 February 2016|
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Response from rickgreenberg100 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure fi they can deilver alcohol? I would call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Carmel Rd, Wheeling, WV 26003-5907
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Wheeling
  • Phone Number: +1 304-242-1090
  • E-mail
Ye Olde Alpha is a Wheeling restaurant institution, and celebrates its 85th year in 2017. We pride ourselves on fresh, quality food with impeccable service
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