Universities are a great asset to any town, bringing culture and diversity to the surrounding area. In this case, West Virginia University helped to inspire the culinary wonder that is High Street in Morgantown.
High Street is located right near WVU, and contains every type of food that a hungry student might crave.
If you're not a student, you'll probably still want to visit this part of town just for the restaurants. Here are some of the great restaurants you'll find just walking down the street.
1. Chico’s Fat
This little restaurant has Mexican fare like nachos, tacos, and fat burritos. Address: 456 High St. Morgantown, WV 26505.
2. Sandwich University
Come here for sandwiches for great prices that won't leave you hungry. Address: 461 High St, Morgantown, West Virginia.
Tailpipes serves up some of the most creative burgers in West Virginia, with thick shakes to wash them down. Address: 417 High St, Morgantown, WV 26505.
4. Lotsa Stone Fired Pizza
This pizza shop on High Street has dozens of possible toppings, and will cook your pizza quickly in a wood-fired oven. Address: 419 High Street Morgantown, WV.
5. Yama Japanese Restaurant
This authentic Japanese restaurant serves a variety of sushi and noodle dishes. Address 387 1/2 High St, Morgantown, West Virginia.
6. The Bank
This luxuriously decorated restaurant is inside the old Wesbanco building. They serve dinner and drinks that won't break the bank for their customers. Address: 344 High St, Morgantown, WV 26505.
7. Chaang Thai
Chaang Thai claims to be the one and only authentic Thai restaurant in Morgantown. Address: 361 High Street Morgantown, WV.
8. Jasmine Grill
This spot serves authentic Middle Eastern halal cuisine. They have sandwiches. Kebab, Shish Tawook, Falafel, Tabbouleh, and Baklava. Address: 330 High St, Morgantown, WV 26505.
9. Tk's Fruit Produce & Bubble Tea
You can pick out your own produce and have it made into a juice, smoothie, or bubble tea. Address:
300 High St, Morgantown, West Virginia
Authentic Indian meal made to order from quality ingredients. Customers can choose the level of spice on a scale of 1-10. There's a daily lunch buffet, and a dinner buffet Tuesdays and Sundays. Address: 268 High Street, Morgantown, WV 26505.
11. Morgan's High Street Diner
This is the place to go if you just want some simple, homey diner food. They serve breakfast all day! Address: 250 High Street, Morgantown, West Virginia.
12. Tin 202
This upscale tapas and cocktail bar uses fresh and local ingredients. Address: 202 High St., Morgantown, WV 26505.
13. Iron Horse Tavern
Iron Horse features drink and pub food during the dinner hours, and also has brunch on Sundays. The Tavern has unique brunch items like chicken and waffles, buckwheat donut holes, pulled pork pancakes, and Capt'n Crunch encrusted french toast. They also have a number of brunch cocktails. Brunch is served Sundays from 10-3. 140 High St., Morgantown, WV 26505
Montmarte is the place to go if you're looking for romance. They serve wine and French dishes, and offer has scenic rooftop dining atop the historic Clarion hotel. Address: 127 High St, Morgantown, WV 26505
Believe it or not, these are only a fraction of the restaurants on High Street.