Eat Drink & Do

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There’s plenty to eat, drink, see, and do in Wild & Wonderful West Virginia! Here are just a few options to get you started:

Food & Drink


Apothecary Ale House and Cafe: Local bar with laidback atmosphere, craft beer, and paninis. Apothecary fosters one of the largest craft beer selections in West Virginia.

Morgantown Brewing Co. Craft brewery experience with bar bites.

Black Bear Burritos: Local small business inventing your classic burrito.

The Blue Moose Cafe: Small local landmark for fresh roasted coffee and breakfast bites.

The Grind WV: Trendy coffee with breakfast and lunch bites.

Iron Horse Tavern: Unique, warm, pub environment with crafty cocktails and American dining.


Bartini Prime: High end steakhouse that also offers sushi and other seafood with live entertainment to compliment your experience.

Black Bear Burritos: Local small business inventing your classic burrito.

Crab Shack Caribba: Comfort & seafood dining.

Mario’s Fishbowl: Home of traditional frosty beers, sandwiches, and other classic eats. Coined one of the ten greatest hidden gems in WV.

Peace, Love and Little Donuts: Donut shop with a wide range of flavors – all bite sized and custom made.

Pies & Pints: Craft pizza complimented by craft beer.

Primanti Bros: Pittsburgh inspired sandwich chain.

Roosters: All things chicken wings.

Note: a portion of the dining recommendations we made near our Evansdale location is located within Suncrest Town Center. You can find more dining options at their website, ranging from higher-end dining to fast food.

Don’t feel like eating out? Problem solved.

Check out the food delivery services available in Morgantown.

Doordash, Grubhub & DubVEatz

Outdoors (Country Roads & Mountain Mama…)

Caperton Trail: Paved trail with easy access to neighboring restaurants, located conveniently within Morgantown city limits and runs through areas such as the WVU Core Arboretum.

Cheat Lake Park and Trail: Wild and Wonderful staple in West Virginia with a 4.5 mile trail, nature viewing area, picnic areas, and unmatchable scenery.

Coopers Rock Overlook & State Forest: Overlook with a 1,200 mile drop to the gorge with picture perfect sunset views. The state forest is filled with tons of trails, with the most notable being the Henry Clay Iron Furnace Trail and Raven’s Rock.


Appalachian Gallery: Two story craft store filled with handmade items by West Virginia artists & artisans, with a wide selection of hand-blown glass, pottery, woodcrafts, jewelry, ornaments, original art, and more.

Art Museum of West Virginia University: Located right behind the Media Innovation Center, the Art Museum features diverse work and artistic traditions captured in forms of visual art.

Morgantown Escape Room: Clues, hidden messages, and puzzles. Up for a challenge?

Mountain Man Axe Throwing: Channel your inner lumberjack.