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Ye Olde Alpha

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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50 Carmel Rd, Wheeling, WV
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Atlanta, Georgia
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93 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good drink prices - a true pleasure to find. Gets quite busy in the late afternoon, and no wonder - everything I've had was really good.

Thank Porkloin
Wheeling, West Virginia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food , wait staff, menu , and atmosphere , just a great old watering hole that's been serving the locals many many years. Wonderful Club sandwiches , fries , burgers, and salads. a very eclectic menu with a variety of items.

Thank jazzfanwv
Wheeling, West Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been eating at the Alpha since I was little. It is the best food. The staff and owner are very friendly. Great food every time!

Thank stewz5
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My group (Oglebay Event Mgt School) visited two nights in a row because the food was so good! The turkey burger was so flavorful! The fries were a bit overcooked, but the burger made up for that. The mixed drinks made by Aaron were precise!

Thank CustomsCutie
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We picked the place due to online reviews, and are glad we made the trip! They have separate 'family dining' area and the 'pub' area (where we choose to eat so we didn't have to wait.)

Thank Beth T
Wheeling, West Virginia
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Hadn't eaten there for awhile. Usually very busy. Got a chance to go just ahead of dinner time. So glad we did. Food was very good. Lots of fulfilling choices. Home cooking type of meals. Our waitress, i believe her name was Sarah, was extremely nice, kind and friendly. Great job Alpha!

Thank Bill H
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We walked in and automatically impressed. [NON Smoking= YAY]. All kinds of large game mounted up on the wall, [mini Cabella's=so cool!] Ordered stuff mushrooms as an appetizer, cheesy heaven! Boyfriend got the drunken shrimp. Came with a large portion of French fries and corn.. He finished all of it! I got a cheeseburger and fries. So much food, reasonably... More 

Thank Natalie R
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Great choices for all with a menu that meets the needs of diverse family tastes. Our dinner included a pot pie (which is the best I ever had), lobster bisque (rich and creamy), a burger with egg and bacon (yum!), and a decent philly cheese steak sandwich. The only downfall was the service. They assigned only one waitress for a... More 

Thank Danielle W
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

Great food, extremely quick service, and friendly staff. Very nice atmosphere, reminds me of a ski lodge. Robust menu and interesting food choices. Had a Duck burger and lobster bisque that was very good. Also, not overpriced. Must visit, one of the best in the area.

Thank bmgeditor
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on our way to Oglebay park. With all of the raving reviews, we thought we'd have a good meal. The food was awful and way over priced for what you get. Next time we visit Wheeling, we will not be eating here.

Thank Sarah G

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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 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Carmel Rd, Wheeling, WV
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Wheeling
  • Phone Number: 304-242-1090

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