There’s no shortage of great restaurants in the Mid-Ohio Valley. Whether it be locally-owned or a corporate chain, all across the valley you can access great food for date nights, family nights, brunch, quick bites, long evenings and everything in between. 

With weeks like MOV Restaurant Week showcasing food from our region’s top chefs, venues like Peoples Bank Theatre bringing in big names and inviting guests to enjoy the arts after dark, and events like First Fridays in Marietta and the Merchants & Artists Walks in Parkersburg keeping shops open past normal business hours, the opportunity to enjoy a late night bite is upon residents of the MOV even more.

Next time you get the pangs for some delicious thangs after hours, check out some of our favorite late-night dining options, listed for easy access below!

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The River Town Grill

Located on Tiber Way in downtown Marietta, The River Town Grill has a full bar to its name and boasts having the best patties, killer appetizers, and impressive service. This restaurant is open every day of the week until 11 p.m. except for Friday and Saturday, open to midnight, and on Sunday, open to 8 p.m.

don Emilio’s

Locally owned and operated since 1983, don Emilio’s prides themselves in serving up some of the best Mexican food in the MOV. Every day of the week, don’s kitchen is open until 11 p.m. except for Friday and Saturday nights when it’s open until midnight. Swing by and grab a Mexican pizza, some sopapilla, or fried ice cream!

The Original Pizza Place in Marietta Ohio

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The Original Pizza Place

Founded in 1976, The Original Pizza Place has two locations – one in downtown Marietta and one in the Grand Central Mall – offering pizza, salads, sandwiches, gelato, and more. Their kitchen is open until 10 p.m every day except for Friday and Saturday, open to 11 p.m., and on Sunday, open to 9 p.m. The best part? They deliver!

Parkersburg Omelet Shoppe

Open every single day of the year, the Parkersburg Omelet Shoppe serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and coffee 24 hours a day. For more than 40 years, the Omelet Shoppe has been serving customers across Virginia and West Virginia with daily specials. We hear their biscuits and gravy dish is one of the best around!

Buffalo Wild Wings

This chain restaurant with a branch in Parkersburg, WV is a fan-favorite on game day. Serving up burgers, wings, salads and more, Buffalo Wild Wings has a full bar and is full of big-screen TVs for a good view from any seat in the house. Their kitchen is open every day until 1 a.m., Friday and Saturday until 2 a.m. and Sunday to midnight.

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What’s good in the neighborhood? Applebee’s wide-reaching menu includes everything from soups and salads to sandwiches, wraps, steak, seafood, burgers, desserts, and a full bar. Whether it’s game day or family day, this restaurant is at the ready to serve you with kitchen hours until midnight every day of the week.


Famous for their cheeseburgers and French fries, this fast food restaurant chain has locations in nearly every town and is dine-in, carry-out, or drive-thru until 11 p.m. with some locations open 24 hours. Though the breakfast menu ends at 10 a.m., the smaller all-day breakfast menu can be enjoyed any time!

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The International House of Pancakes is famous for – you guessed it – their pancakes. But, they also offer an array of burgers and other items for their customers’ delights. Their kitchen is open every day until 11 p.m. and 24 hours from 6 a.m. Friday until 11 p.m. Sunday night. Their Mexican Tres Leches pancakes are the yums!


This pizza chain offers more than just pizza – pasta, cheesy breads, salads, baked sandwiches, and even dessert. Most locations are carry-out or deliver only and with their kitchen open until midnight every day of the week (Friday and Saturday until 1 a.m.), you’ll never have a pizza craving unmet again!