West Virginia

West Virginia

Pepperoni Rolls, A local Favorite

Find out all you need to know about Pepperoni Rolls Here.  

In addition to pepperoni rolls, there are many locations of DiCarlos Pizza in West Virginia.  They put cold toppings on hot pizza crust rather than browning the pizza.  A unique pizza style that started in Steubenville, OH.

Ansted, WV (not far from Charleston)
Tudor Biscuit World-126 Main St,Ansted, WV 25812 (304) 722-3511-biscuit joint.  And this being West Virginia there is one with pepperoni on it.
Tourist Attraction
Mystery Hole -16724 Midland Trail, Ansted, WV 25812, 304-658-9101-
One of the famous mystery spots, which are gravity tricking tourist attractions
Beckley, WV
Eats-King Tut Drive-In, 301 North Eisenhower Drive (US 19) Beckley, WV 25801-4140
(304) 252-6353-old timey drive in where they bring your food out to you.  Slaw dogs, pot roast sandwiches, Onion Petals with Tut Sauce.  Closed Wednesday.

Charleston, WV


The Empty Glass: Located under a three story house jacked up in the air at 410 Elizabeth Street in Charleston West Virginia’s East End.
The Sound Factory-812 Kanawha Blvd. East Charleston, WV   304-342-8001

Blossom Dairy and Soda Fountain Cafe-904 Quarrier St.-Charleston, WV 304-345-2233-So, it looks like an average soda fountain, and you can get your average soda fountain stuff here, but they have some incredible entrees, like a filet mignon served on a bed of carmelized onions.

Sam’s Uptown Cafe-28 Capitol St, Charleston, WV 25301 (304) 346-6222 Smoked fish cakes and burgers in a brick bar.  The samburger is mixed with sausage.

Charles Town, WV, not to be confused with Charleston

Live Music
Jumpin Java-The most fabulous coffee shop in historic down town Charles Town, WV 109 West Washington , Charles Town, WV25414

Fairmont, WV
Colasessano’s Pizza & Pepperoni Rolls, 506 Pennsylvania Ave.
Fairmont  , West Virginia  26554  ,   304-363-9713  You must have a pepperoni roll if you are in the neighborhood-Perhaps the only place you can get pepperoni rolls AND deep fried pickles?


Hanks Final Ride-Currently an abandoned building, the Skyline drive in is said to be the last stop that Hank Williams made before he passed on.  6329 Legends Hwy, Hilltop, WV

Lesage, WV (near Huntington)

HILLBILLY HOT DOGS-6951 Ohio River Road
Lesage WV, (304) 762-2458-a couple old schoolbuses crammed together to make an amazing hot dog stand.  Great website too and other locations, but don’t miss the bus.

Lewisburg, WV


Eats-Jim’s Drive In-Route 60 W, Lewisburg, WV 24901  (304) 645-2590, Amazing Chili Slaw Dogs and burgers and onion rings.

Morgantown, West Virginia

123 Pleasant St.-Morgantown, WV 26505-Club with great bands.

Retro-tique-218 Walnut St, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505

Record Store-
Backstreet-370 High Street, Morgantown-304-296-3203

Huntington, West Virginia

Amusement Park
Camden Park– Route 60 West, Huntington, WV  (304) 429-4231


Eats-Frostop Drive-In -1449 Hal Greer Blvd, Huntington, WV 25701 (304) 523-6851-Trashy travel has been to many Frostop diners and its amazing because they are all TOTALLY DIFFERENT.  This one specializes more in chili dogs with slaw.   You can also get a “sauce bun” which is just their chili sauce on a bun. -1449 Hal Greer Blvd
Huntington, WV 25701(304) 523-6851

Another Hot dog place is Stewarts, but they now have several locations in the region.

Midway West Drive-In – 445 6th Ave W, Huntington, WV 25701-Kind of both charm less and charming.  The signage is basic and the restaurant is small.  No covering for the car.  Decent burgers.  Fries are Krinkle cut, which as you may know by now are despised by Trashytravel. Since 1939

Summersville, WV


Custard Stand-1024 Wal St, One Gateway Center, Summersville, WV 26651  (304) 872-2002-Chili dog joint in a mall that is part of a regional chain.

Triadelphia, WV
Hillbilly Snack Shack -6410 National Rd, Triadelphia, WV 26059(304) 909-0216  Home of The Oil Field Trash Burger with Bacon, Cheddar Cheese, Coleslaw, and French Fries and Hillbilly Loaded Fries. Bacon Bits, Ranch Dressing, Chili, and Cheddar Cheese are loaded on top of a bed of crispy French Fries.

Welch, WV


Sterling Drive-In – 788 Stewart St, Welch, WV 24801: (304) 436-3271-Drive in with full service retro style dining room.  Slaw dogs are the specialty.  Onion rings are tempura style which trashytravel finds too greasy.

Wheeling, WV
Michael’s Beef House -2200 Market St., Wheeling, WV – (304) 232-2231, Roast Beef Sandwiches
Coleman’s Fish Market -2226 Market St., Wheeling, WV – (304) 232-8510, made to order fish sandwiches and onion rings, picked fresh from the case!

The Greenbrier, 1969