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Sargasso of Morgantown Restaurant & Bar, Morgantown, WV

Sargasso of Morgantown Restaurant & Bar

4.4
4.4
591 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Over ten years ago Sargasso started a food revolution in Morgantown, bringing fine dining to a city that had previously not seen anything like it. Locally owned and operated, we strive to provide the premiere dining experience in the region by utilizing ingredients of the highest quality from local to international with each season. Our culinary team is led by a duo of experienced chefs -European-trained Austrian native Chef Thomas Metzler and local talent Chef Dave Halterman, who has been cooking in the Morgantown community for over ten years. We are honored by Wine Spectator for having one of the most outstanding wine lists in the world. The Sargasso family takes great pride in offering our guests world-class service in a hospitable and inviting atmosphere.

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2 people

11:30 PM


Booked 1 time today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    American, Global, International, Seafood

  • Hours of operation

    Brunch Sun 10:00 am–2:00 pm Lunch Mon–Fri 11:00 am–2:00 pm Dinner Mon–Thu 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Sat 5:00 pm–10:00pm

  • Phone number

    (304) 554-0100

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive chef

    Thomas Metzler, Dave Halterman

  • Catering

    Sargasso Restaurant has a dedicated staff of professionals ready to assist you in planning virtually any event. Please inquire by calling Sargasso for corporate or private catering details.

  • Private party facilities

    Sargasso Restaurant offers 3 private rooms within the restaurant; The Bar Room can accommodate up to 22 guests. The Patio Room can accommodate up to 45 guests. The Patio Room and Bar Room may be opened to create a larger space. The Garden Room is our most exclusive private dining room. Located in the back of the restaurant, The Garden Room houses our wine collection inside our state-of-the-art wine storage facility. The maximum capacity for The Garden Room is 12 guests. All dining rooms have Audio/Visual equipment available.

  • Private party contact

    Katy Trupo: (304) 554-0100

  • Neighborhood

    Morgantown

  • Parking details

    Free off-street parking

  • Entertainment

    Sargasso occasionally hosts live musicians for special events.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 591 people are saying

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4.4
4.4 based on recent ratings
  • 4.4Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.2Ambience
  • 4.2Value

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    Best Food

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  1. RG

    RobynG

    Cleveland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful experience! Came in town for a concert. Our original dinner reservation cancelled & thankfully we ended up at Sargasso. Most attentive server we’ve had in awhile. The food & drinks tasted great & presentation was beautiful. First celery salad I’ve ever had, won’t be the last! We didn’t realize my husband left his credit card until we were getting drinks at the concert venue. I called and spoke to the hostess when I said we lived in Northeast Ohio, and would be home before they opened the next day, she immediately offered to mail it. I asked if anyone drove past our hotel & could drop it off and our server did. Thank you so much for going above & beyond!
  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Atlantic City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our server was extremely intuitive to our needs. All the food was so yummy.
  3. MS

    MichaelS

    New England

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The restaurant was very easy to locate. The food was some of the best we have had, and we consider Sargasso to be one of the best we have been to. The server was pleasant, knowledgeable, and attentive. We will definitely be coming back again in our travels.
  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    West Virginia

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Best Restaurant in Morgantown. The food is superb and the wait staff are so friendly and personable. The atmosphere is a comfortable and relaxing.
  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Pittsburgh

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fabulous as always ❤️
  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Pittsburgh

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 5, 2022

    overall2food2service3ambience3
    It was very cold inside…so cold it was uncomfortable
  7. FH

    FoodHound

    Western NC

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on August 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience3
    Had the French dip, food quality was excellentl!
  8. r

    roadwarrior

    Washington DC

    18 reviews

    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on July 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great place to celebrate anniversaries or birthdays. Outstanding well prepared and presented dishes.
  9. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 22, 2022

    overall2food3service2ambience3
    Just didn’t feel the love. Bartender on phone or watching tv.
  10. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    West Virginia

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This is my favorite restaurant in Morgantown. The wait staff are very friendly. The meals are prepared by professional chefs, and the atmosphere is perfect for a calm and pleasant experience.
  11. LS

    LizS

    West Virginia

    28 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    28 reviews

    Dined on July 17, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Relaxing atmosphere with tasty food for our brunch meal. We both had nicely prepared Eggs Benedict and properly made coffee.
  12. JC

    JohnC

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 16, 2022

    overall2food1service3ambience2
    The wait staff was polite and friendly. The beer selection was very small and nothing local to choose from. The chicken and dumpling appetizer was very bland and lacked flavor. My wife had the sausage ragu and she said it was good not great but good. I had the mushroom risotto and it was very bland no real flavor. I expected more considering the price point.
  13. P

    rosheleP

    West Virginia

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on June 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food is excellent! I especially love there take on the cheesecake, calamari, and the shrimp and grits. Definitely coming back!!
  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 28, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Great food and great service. I recommend checking them out!
  15. B

    Benji

    Raleigh

    27 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    27 reviews

    Dined on May 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Exceptional experience. I asked the restaurant ahead of time for a quieter section: Our babysitter was unavailable but we still wanted to take my mother out for her birthday. They put us in a small room and had the table already set up with 2 high-chairs and seats for us. The food was the best it's ever been. Don't count out their risotto or "forbidden rice"! The lentils were amazing. The "featured dish" (chicken with ramps) was great. The kitchen was able to whip up some kids meals for us, too! Sargasso is consistently good. The service is only second to the food. Thank you for taking such personal and individualized attention. We're looking forward to returning!!
  16. AM

    AndrewM

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 12, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Delicious pasta special. Salmon cooked to perfection. Attentive but not intrusive service. Lovely decor. Great upscale dinner in Morgantown. Highly recommend.
  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 4, 2022

    overall3food3service2ambience3
    Food was average and Service was extremely slow. Staff was pleasant and competent however the kitchen was slow
  18. h

    hungry

    Washington DC

    34 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    34 reviews

    Dined on May 4, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    My second trip here in the past month. Food was very good, cooked to perfection, I had the filet. Another person in our party had the sausage and pasta, turns out it was the most delicious spaghetti I have ever had. Very good. Desert was slow, but the server was friendly and helpful
  19. JS

    JuliaS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 29, 2022

    overall5food4service4ambience4
    Excellent food and service. We always enjoy the ambiance and food.
  20. NG

    NathanG

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 29, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Food was a little over priced but the staff was amazing food tasted great overall a good experience
  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Pittsburgh

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on April 4, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience4
    Very solid amounts of food for the price! Actual “craft” and quality for the price and atmosphere…not so much.
  22. M

    Macs01

    Toronto

    28 reviews

    4.0

    28 reviews

    Dined on March 19, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    A limited, but interesting menu. Wine options were few unless you spent big bucks. Food was well prepared and presented.
  23. V

    joelV

    Pittsburgh

    16 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on March 14, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    Great food. Great for a date night or special occasion.
  24. G

    Goodsmill

    Washington DC

    28 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    28 reviews

    Dined on March 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great Sunday brunch. Perfect eggs...tasty yogurt...crispy bacon.
  25. CF

    ChrisF

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 26, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Our first time there, unique menu and very fresh ingredients, food was excellent, nice atmosphere, quiet environment, overall great experience minus the server not bringing our bread after asking us three times... LOL! But we didn't mind... A very nice upscale dining experience...
  26. J

    Jonathan

    Baltimore

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 21, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Great evening and dinner. The restaurant wasn't bustling, making the dining experience feel more personable. The hostess and waitress were both professional and good at their jobs. The food was delightful, and the dessert was lovely. My only complaint would have been the lack of options as it was a minimal menu.
  27. SP

    ShannonP

    New York Area

    8 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on February 20, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience4
    Had brunch. Could be a nice location, but we were stuck in a corner and couldn’t see the brown river behind the restaurant. Menu was very limited, and they didn’t have two of the listed menu items. The English muffin under my eggs Benedict was over-toasted and tough to cut into. A friend ordered the yogurt, and they failed to mention they stir almonds into the bowl - She’s allergic. Overall nice people, and they removed the yogurt bowl from our bill and replaced it with a bowl with no almonds. If I had to be in Morgantown, it’s likely one of the better restaurant options.
  28. KK

    KenK

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Best restaurant we visited in morgantown. Only complaint was they had a limited menu that night
  29. G

    Gibbs

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food, tolerant staff, relaxing atmosphere. as we stayed beyond luncheon closing hours.
  30. DS

    DennisS

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2022

    overall3food4service4ambience1
    Good place and food. Went for Valentine's Day. Was seated next to a very loud group which made the special day less so.
  31. B

    Benji

    Raleigh

    27 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    27 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    Excellent experience. Wonderful prix fixe menu for Valentine's with unique combinations and flavors. Noisy table near us was spoiling the experience; hostess was exceptionally pleasant and kind in reseating us. Excellent chartreuse cocktail. Really wonderful. Recommended!
  32. R

    Rick

    West Virginia

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    By far the best food we have had here. Should do more of these.
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Pittsburgh

    6 reviews

    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on January 15, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience3
    The food is always consistent here, love the house pickles! I think the interior could be renovated as it’s a bit dated. Prices are high but you get what you pay for!
  34. MC

    MonaC

    Pittsburgh

    19 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on January 14, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    Really enjoyed this place. Highly recommend the lobster crepes! Lunch was quite good, and will return for dinner. The wine list is extensive with some lovely choices.
  35. TK

    TimK

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 30, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great place for special occasion! Food is extraordinary and service is outstanding.
  36. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 18, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Very nice good food
  37. AO

    AngelaO

    West Virginia

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 15, 2021

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    The choice of appetizers was exceptional, better than the main entrees. Although I was disappointed in the smoked trout salad, everything else was delicious. Excellent service and presentation.
  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Cleveland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 4, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Best dinner I have had in Morgantown in the 3 years I’ve lived here. Everything was amazing. The calamari, the fried eggplant, and dessert options too. Will definitely be going back.
  39. FA

    FredA

    Tampa

    7 reviews

    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on November 22, 2021

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Great spot. Had dinner at the bar and bartender was excellent.
  40. SH

    ScottH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 8, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Went with two co-workers. Great food and great service. Good selection at the bar too.

FAQs

Sargasso of Morgantown Restaurant & Bar offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (304) 554-0100.

Sargasso of Morgantown Restaurant & Bar is rated 4.4 stars by 591 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

11:30 PM


Booked 1 time today
Google Map for Sargasso of Morgantown Restaurant & Bar

215 Don Knott's Blvd, Morgantown, WV 26501

Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Morgantown

  • Hours of operation

    Brunch Sun 10:00 am–2:00 pm Lunch Mon–Fri 11:00 am–2:00 pm Dinner Mon–Thu 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Sat 5:00 pm–10:00pm

  • Cuisines

    American, Global, International, Seafood

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking details

    Free off-street parking

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Thomas Metzler, Dave Halterman

  • Entertainment

    Sargasso occasionally hosts live musicians for special events.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (304) 554-0100

  • Catering

    Sargasso Restaurant has a dedicated staff of professionals ready to assist you in planning virtually any event. Please inquire by calling Sargasso for corporate or private catering details.

  • Private party facilities

    Sargasso Restaurant offers 3 private rooms within the restaurant; The Bar Room can accommodate up to 22 guests. The Patio Room can accommodate up to 45 guests. The Patio Room and Bar Room may be opened to create a larger space. The Garden Room is our most exclusive private dining room. Located in the back of the restaurant, The Garden Room houses our wine collection inside our state-of-the-art wine storage facility. The maximum capacity for The Garden Room is 12 guests. All dining rooms have Audio/Visual equipment available.

  • Private party contact

    Katy Trupo: (304) 554-0100

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