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Uncle Pete's Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American,
753 Main St, Wheeling, WV 26003-2572
+1 304-234-6701
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Bar
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753 Main St, Wheeling, WV 26003-2572
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One if the worst meals I've had in a long time. Fried zucchini was so well done that there was no hint of zucchini inside. Cheese fries were soggy, must have used cold fries before they put them in the oven. Was expecting at least...More

2  Thank James P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Uncle Pete's is the Best lunch or dinner around. Authentic! Locals joint! I've been excited for the new location. I'm so happy they're back!

Thank rich m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Uncle Pete's reopened this week a few miles from their original location. 1 Community St, Wheeling, WV 26003

Thank Joe K
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Unfortunately, Uncle Pete's Restaurant has closed due to their rental agreement with the owner of the property. I hear they are looking for a new location.

Thank DebP777
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Good place to go , from the scenic river view from the outer deck and inside bar a lot of choices for the food and great portions , very intimate place to eat

1  Thank 932ronaldl
Reviewed 5 June 2017

My sons and I ate lunch at Uncle Pete's while making our way West. A nice local WestVa spot to grab some decent food. There is an outdoor patio looking over the Ohio River thta is pretty relaxing while dining. There is also a walking...More

Thank coachee1313
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Parking is rough and hard to find but once you do it was great food and service. Had a family come in that comes once a month and filled us in on some history.

1  Thank JHolt2015
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Great local spot with good food, service and people. The patio is a good spot in the summer to have lunch or dinner.

1  Thank justin62612432
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Gray food and family friendly. We had a variety of items. Really liked the perogies! Not sure if these are just local, but its a dumpling with mashed potatoes inside rolled in different sauces. They were great. Nice view of the river in their outdoor...More

1  Thank Torrenn
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Two couples dined at Uncle Pete's after the governor held a town meeting. We arrived around 8:30 and were welcomed even though the dinner crowd for the most part had departed. Good beer selection - wine not so much. Our orders included 1/2 rack of...More

1  Thank TheBear2002
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 753 Main St, Wheeling, WV 26003-2572
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Wheeling
  • Phone Number: +1 304-234-6701
We were directed to Uncle Pete's Restaurant by our hotel’s staff. The several block walk in the rain brought us to a easily-missed restaurant, as it is on the north end of Wheeling’s business district. We arrived around 8 PM to find only a few patrons, all of whom were eating and drinnking at the lounge’s bar. We eschewed eating alone in the restaurant’s dining room to sit at a table in the lounge, which overlooked the river, if daylight would afford the view. We were initially concerned by the service provided by a young lady who was doing a good imitation of drug-induced distraction. The food stood in comparison: Cajun Shrimp was delicious; the Half Rack of Ribs was as good as any I have eaten and the “half rack” was more than sufficient. An excellent meal.
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