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Uncle Pete's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
American, Bar
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753 Main St, Wheeling, WV 26003-2572
+1 304-234-6701
10:00 - 23:00
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Sun 09:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Columbus, Ohio
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216 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for dinner on a recent trip. Looks like it used to be an old house that has been converted. The bar area overlooks the river and when warm an awesome deck is available. Had the ribs which were very good and tasty. They offer several bottled beers and mostly a full bar.

Thank Craig H
St. Clairsville
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love to go to Uncle Petes It is in an old converted Victorian house in North Wheeling Great river views and deck seating for good weather. A great and funky local spot

Columbus, Ohio
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103 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Our friend recommended that we go to Uncle Pete's while we were visiting Oglebay nearby. The ribs were fall off the bone delicious! I also had a very good cheeseburger. The restaurant is set right on the Ohio River and would probably be a cool place to go during the summer when you could sit on their large deck and... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Beside the fish sandwich I really like the Barbecue Grilled Chicken Sandwich with Cole Slaw: Can't go wrong!!!

Thank John D
Griffin, Georgia
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

While staying with friends in the area we had lunch here. We had lunch on the deck and watched the Ohio River. The service was a tad slower then I am used to, however, she was very friendly. The guys had the chili and there was NO complaining from them. I had a grilled chicken Caesar Salad, their dressing is... More 

Thank Donna V
Wheeling, WV
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81 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Had lunch on the deck over looking the Ohio River. Great view! Food was very good as well. Great sandwich menu. Parking is a little tight behind the restaurant but manageable

Thank WVTravelers4
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

We love the Lobster Bisque and most everything else on the menu. The food is very reasonable priced, the service is good and th atmosphere is great.

Thank Ralph D
Kenton, Ohio, United States
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We went to Uncle Pete's on the recommendation of a patron at another restaurant. The service was excellent, the food was great and the prices were very reasonable. Check the specials as they are very good.

Thank Joseph B
Columbus, Ohio
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Varied menu. Outside deck overlooking river. Good service. Look forward to going again. Parking is a little difficult.

Thank bger_13
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We originally were going to a different restaurant but they couldn't seat the 13 of us (and 2of the patrons were really snobbish) but another couple recommended Uncle Petes. Thank goodness. It was a few minutes away. We told the lady who met us that we had 13 and she said no problem but asked if we could set at... More 

Thank Joe B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
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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