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River City Ale Works

) #27 of 78 Restaurants in Wheeling €€ - €€€ American, Bar, Pub
1400 Main St, Wheeling, WV 26003-2824
+1 304-233-4555
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good35%
  • Average24%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pierogies” (2 reviews)
“hockey game” (4 reviews)
“blues fest” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
1400 Main St, Wheeling, WV 26003-2824
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1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

I've been here many many times. Great service. Good food. Not much for the vegetarian. But great location and with a little more daring menu it could be great. They used to make their own beer here years ago, I believe. No longer is the...More

Thank musicdinosaur
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Good beer selection (liked the sour ale), enjoyed our appetizer (baked artichoke dip) and cool setting (older downtown building w/ very open setting). Parking was limited (approx 6pm).

Thank Brett H
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Started off with perogies, then a Philly steak sandwich with a side of onion rings. Can I say Delicious? Service was great, did not take long for food to come out. Great atmosphere and friendly staff.

Thank roamingcajun66
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

I would go back. The building was cool, had a large mall like store attached to it. We didn't eat, but our neighbors food looked good enough. I was curious to know where the kitchen was though, it wasn't obvious sitting at the bar.

Thank OSUrob
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped here before my son's hockey game at Wesbanco Arena. It's very conveniently located near the arena. I ordered the pretzel sticks as an appetizer and they were good. For my dinner I ordered crab cakes and they were just ok. Too much breading...More

Thank QueenB64
Reviewed 28 October 2016

There are not a ton of pubs in town so I felt lucky to locate this one. The entrance is on the corner which was a little confusing but the locals outside told me that it happens all the time. I went late for drinks....More

Thank explorepossibilities
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We go from time to time to listen to love music nice venue for that plenty of drafts on tap and food After bluesfest popular for after jams Nice folks fair prices

Thank bluescpl
Reviewed 30 June 2016

The restaurant has a very good beer selection which included several micro brewery beers as well as the national brands. The food was good but not great. The menu seemed pretty good overall. The restaurant itself is in a building that seems to have converted...More

Thank Greg W
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

In from out of town for the hockey game at Wesbanco Arena. Met friends here for a pregame dinner. There was 6 of us. It was easy to park at the arena and walk over just a block. So, very convenient location if you are...More

Thank bad4bob
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Had good experience tonight. Seated promptly...server quickly arrived and took drink.order. entrees of tuna for me and burger for my girlfriend..both good. I like the atmosphere as well.

Thank Billartrip
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Joe G
cost of crab leg buffet on wensday
11 February 2015|
Response from Katherine H | Reviewed this property |
so sorry i dont know the cost of meals i was there and worked a fundraiser for stokes maybe you could call and ask so sorry on this one on fridays at whg island it is all you can eat sea... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1400 Main St, Wheeling, WV 26003-2824
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Wheeling
  • Phone Number: +1 304-233-4555
  • E-mail