You may have heard of most of the restaurants on this list. Many have been featured on the food network. Some are famous just because the locals can’t stop talking about how amazing they are. Many attract crowds even from other states. We’re here to tell you that they’ve earned their great reputations.
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1. Coleman's Fish Market, Wheeling
Coleman Fish Market in the Centre Market has been family run since 1914. Many people say this is the world's best place to get a fish sandwich. Address: 2226 Market St, Wheeling, WV 26003.
2. North End Tavern, Parkersburg
The North End Tavern is the oldest restaurant in West Virginia, founded in 1899. They are famous for their NET burgers. Address: 3500 Emerson Ave, Parkersburg, WV, 26104.
3. Cam's Ham, Huntington
Cam's Ham was founded in the 1950s and has been owned by the same family for over 30 years. People drive from other states just to get a taste of a Cam's Ham sandwich, and the restaurant has been featured on the Food Network. Address: 809 1st St., Huntington, West Virginia 25701.
4. Diehl's, Nitro
Diehl's has been a favorite in Nitro for decades. They serve homestyle food and have extremely loyal customers from all around the area. Address: 152 Main Ave, Nitro, WV 25143.
5. The Forks Inn, Elkins
This mountaintop restaurant has stunning views and fresh dishes put together by creative chefs. Address: Kelly Mountain Rd, Elkins, WV 26241
6. Jim's Steak and Spaghetti, Huntington
As you'd expect, this restaurant serves delicious steak and spaghetti, but they are also famous for their strawberry pie. Jim's has had quite a few famous guests over the decades since they've opened. Address: 920 5th Ave, Huntington, WV 25701
7. Pies and Pints
This local chain has some of the most creative pizza toppings you'll ever see. There are locations in Fayetteville, Charleston, and Morgantown.
8. Secret Sandwich Society, Fayetteville
Despite the name, these sandwiches are hard to keep secret. You'll find creative combinations made with fresh ingredients. Address: 103 Keller Avenue, Fayetteville, WV 25840.
10. Chams Lebanese Cuisine, Parkersburg
The owners here will make you feel like part of the family, while serving authentic Lebanese dishes and homemade desserts. Address: 610 Market St, Parkersburg, WV 26101
11. Food and Friends, Lewisburg
This award-winning restaurant has been family-owned for 28 years and has even been featured on the Food Network. Address: 213 W Washington St, Lewisburg, WV 24901
12. Hillbilly Hot Dogs, Lesage
This quirky restaurant plays with West Virginia stereotypes and delivers creative hot dogs with a tongue-in-cheek smile. Address: 6951 Ohio River Rd, Lesage, WV 25537
13. The Corner Shop, Bramwell
This old-fashioned soda shop will take you back in time. Stop in for ice cream made from scratch and delicious burgers. Address: 171 Main St, Bramwell, WV 24715
14.Blue Moon Cafe, Shepherdstown
This cozy cafe has a great outdoor seating area and plenty of delicious choices. They serve fresh food with local ingredients. Address: 200 E High St, Shepherdstown, WV 25443
15. The Char, Beckley
This steakhouse in a beautiful setting has been open since 1965. You can enjoy steak, seafood, and wine. Address: 100 Char Dr, Beckley, WV 25801
16. Dem 2 Brothers and A Grill, Charleston
This little shop is said to have some of the best barbecue in West Virginia. They've had a visit from the Food Network! Address: 423 Virginia Street West, Charleston, West Virginia 25302.
This restaurant has been beloved by locals for decades, and serves fine Italian food. Address: 1742 Fairmont Ave, Fairmont, WV 26554
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