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The Press Room

129 West German, Shepherdstown, WV 25443
+1 304-876-8777
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (32 reviews)
“oysters” (36 reviews)
“pasta” (33 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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129 West German, Shepherdstown, WV 25443
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a charming restaurant with wonderful food. We had a family dinner here and everyone was very happy with the meal. And with the service. The oyster appetizers were fresh, cold, sweet – delicious. My pasta entrée was rich and flavorful. My wife’s salmon...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rrkessler
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Press Room experience was a wonderfully cooked dinner worthy of a 5 star rating, and nestled in Shepherdstown, WV, in a class with the finest restaurants in Washington, DC. About the size of a bistro, but offering a meal to remember, it made my...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AlanM1941
Reviewed 11 November 2018

We were a pax of six eating here. We all had oysters for starters, lobster for mains and various desserts as tasters to share. Oysters were to die for, fresh, tasty and well presented. Really delicious. The lobster was fantastic, big, well prepared and with...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Nice restaurant, great service with good atmosphere and excellent food. I for dinner with some friends. we had as entree smoked fish pate was good. Main dish we had lamb it was delicious the meat coming out of the bone and my friend had chicken...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Cosmopolitan793145
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We had dinner at The Press Room while visiting family and it was wonderful. A really good red complimented my vegetarian pasta to a tee. Good conversation with the family and quality attention by the waitstaff ensured a really nice evening. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Spainwinecountry
Reviewed 6 November 2018

The food at The Press Room was an amazing surprise, proving that even the smallest towns can have precious hidden gems. All the food was prepared and presented beautifully. The quality was wonderful, the recipes were imaginative and eating at the bar was just as...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank elainef363
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

We had a reservation at 5:45 and were seated immediately. Friendly staff and excellent service! The food was delicious and not overpriced. I would definitely recommend reservations because we saw 2 different parties turned away because they didn’t have reservations. My husband had the lamb...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bethyaryan
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Made reservations the Wednesday before our Saturday visit without any problem. We had the onion soup and figs wrapped in prosciutto for starters. Then came veal t-bone and lamb shank. For dessert we had the apple crostata and the chocolate pots de creme. Everything was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dreamer140296
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

The wife and I had dinner there last Sat. Best to have reservation (make way in advance). Showed up at 7:30. Was told my reservations weren’t until 8 - Think I was correct but have made mistakes in past and I might have been wrong....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank david b b
Reviewed 16 October 2018

We went here after a long day of rafting and climbing, and it was amazing. We did not have reservations so we went and ate at the bar. I think it actually made it so much more fun. We met Mike, the bartender, and he...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TummyTraveler
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Questions & Answers
2 June 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
29 May 2017|
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Response from Mimiar | Reviewed this property |
I think the menu changes as the seasons do so it would be an effort to keep it current
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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