Five New Restaurants to Try

5totryMake sure to stop by and try these new restaurants in Downtown Morgantown & the Historic Wharf District, as seen on Morgantown Magazine’s list of “Five New Restaurants to Try.”

Wharf District Dining:

Lebanese Bistro

Falafel, baba ghanoush, stuffed grape leaves—Lebanese Bistro offers traditional Lebanese food in a sophisticated atmosphere with great service at the Wharf District. Choose from a vast wine list and a bevy of vegetarian items or go all out with beef and lamb kebabs over rice. We recommend the falafel—fava beans, chickpeas, parsley, onion, garlic, and Lebanese spices fried and served with tahini sauce (you can also order it as a sandwich).

Tuesday–Thursday, 4–10 p.m.
Friday & Saturday, 11 a.m.–11 p.m.
Sunday, noon–8 p.m.

156 Clay Street

Table 9

From the moment you walk into Table 9 your senses are delighted. Eclectic art hangs from turquoise walls, and sun streams in through floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the rail trail. Behind the restaurant’s immaculate bar, an outdoor deck overlooks the Monongahela. While the space alone is worth a visit, the food will keep you coming back. For lunch, take pleasure in filling up on any of this gastropub’s burgers or sandwiches. This Bourbon Steak Flatbread with onion, pepper, provolone, and garlic aioli hits the spot on a winter day. Want a snack you can’t get anywhere else? Try the Devils on Horseback—chocolate-stuffed dates wrapped in bacon. Note: The dinner menu differs greatly, with first and second course options like Sweet and Spicy Shrimp and Grilled Lamb.

Monday–Thursday, 11 a.m.–10 p.m.
Friday & Saturday, 11 A.M.–midnight

40 Donley Street

Downtown Dining:

Garcia’s Latin Market

Garcia’s tacos have been long anticipated by those who shop at the market, and they don’t disappoint. Specials change weekly, but standards like the potato and chorizo taco, chipotle BBQ pork taco, and bean and cheese taco are available anytime. The brisket taco—served on Saturdays—is a popular choice, but with the homemade sauces and salsas at Garcia’s, you really can’t go wrong. Get the lunch special, which includes two tacos, a drink, and your choice of authentic Latin desserts.

Monday–Friday, 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

143 High Street


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