6 of the Best Places for Dinner & a Natural Show

Have you been craving those amazing one-of-a-kind summer nights enjoying delicious food and incredible views with your friends and family? Those are the best kind of nights that you remember forever and think of fondly years later. Luckily, the Mountain State is full of opportunities to have these special nights and a visit to any one of these places will have you longing for more:

1. Black Sheep Burrito and Brews

A visit to Black Sheep Burrito and Brews in Huntington is always a great idea! Spend an evening here for a great atmosphere, live music and delicious food and brews. At Black Sheep Burrito and Brews they serve up wings, specialty burritos, quesadillas, tacos, margaritas, cocktails and a great list of brews. After your tasty dinner, walk down the street to the serene Harris Riverfront Park and watch the sun set over the beautiful Mountain State.

2. Adventures Bar and Grill at Eagle View

Experience the ultimate sunset at Adventures Bar and Grill in Charleston from the restaurants spectacular vantage point high above the Kanawha Valley. While you’re there, enjoy scratch-made meals and choose from an extensive wine list. Indulge yourself in dishes like filet mignon, jumbo lump crab cakes, surf and turf, or lobster ravioli paired with a glass of chardonnay under the stars. End your evening with a night cap and live music at the Empty Glass.

3. The Montmartre at the Clarion Hotel Morgan   

Head to the Montmartre located on the 8th floor in the historic Clarion Hotel Morgan in Morgantown for incredible food, an intimate setting and panoramic views of Morgantown from its rooftop terrace. Choose from dishes like chicken saltimbocca, Jamaican jerk chicken, fettuccine alfredo and pair it with one of the wines from their amazing wine list. Afterwards, stroll down the street to 123 Pleasant Street for an incredible lineup of bands or simply stay at the Montmartre and enjoy the beautiful views that surround you.

4. Ihlenfeld Dining Room at Oglebay Resort

Relax and unwind at the Ihlenfeld Dining Room at Oglebay Resort in Wheeling, which overlooks the beautiful Schenk Lake and features views of the charming surrounding countryside. The restaurants summer menu is full of delicious dishes like watermelon gazpacho, broiled Halibut, margherita brined porterhouse pork chop and flank steak. After your delicious meal, end your day strolling the gorgeous Bissonnette Gardens at Oglebay Resort, which is filled with vibrant tulips, hyacinths, pansies, daffodils, petunia, geranium and accented by many water features and soft landscape lighting.

5. Infinity 101 Pool Bar & Restaurant at the Bavarian Inn

Perfect for warm, breezy summer evenings watch the sun set over the beautiful Potomac River poolside from the Bavarian Inn’s Infinity 101 Poo Bar and Restaurant in Shepherdstown. Here you can snack on hot German pretzels and coconut battered fried shrimp while sipping on temptation island martinis and Moscow mules. After your relaxing dinner make the quick trip to River Riders in Harper’s Ferry where you’ll end your evening zip lining under the stars.

6. Snowshoe Mountain Resort 

This July through August dine al fresco overlooking Shavers Lake on the Boathouse Deck at Shindig on the Shore at Snowshoe Mountain Resort. Each shindig includes four courses of delicious southern cuisine served family style with games for all ages, live entertainment and a campfire. End your evening sitting around the campfire under the stars or make the short drive to the Green Bank National Radio Quiet Zone, which is a stargazer’s paradise. Simply lie back and enjoy the starry show above!

Which amazing summertime experience are you most looking forward to?

This post was last updated on March 17, 2022