Worth driving from anywhere!

Across from the train station in the old Elk Point section of Clarksburg, Julio’s is a first-rate Italian restaurant with a tin ceiling, carved wooden bar, and plush leather booths. While the food is excellent, and clearly prepared by a chef with culinary expertise, prices are reasonable and service is neighborhood-friendly.

A printed menu lists lots of inviting pastas including four different versions of pasta e fagiole – with cream sauce, with marinara, with potatoes and kale, and en brodo that twinkles with fennel – and primavera made with uncooked vegetables in red sauce. But some of the best dishes are not in print; waitresses recite extremely appetizing lists of the day’s appetizers, entrees and desserts.

For hors d’oeuvre, we loved our “paisano salad,” a cold antipasto plate topped with the kitchen’s jade-green garlic basil dressing, and roasted peppers with gorgonzola served atop tiles of garlic toast. We devoured entrees of vivid red peppers stuffed with hot ground sausage atop a bed of al dente spaghetti noodles, a supremely comforting bowl of pasta fagiole, and a stylish plate of tuna pomodoro. The meal commenced with a basket of swell garlic toast with a smoky taste and concluded with an outrageously rich house-made éclair loaded with French cream and blanketed with good chocolate.

What to Eat
Julio’s, Pasta e Fagiole
Pasta e Fagiole
Pasta e Fagiole in broth with fennel. Also available with cream sauce, marinara, or potatoes and kale.
Julio’s, Roasted Peppers
Roasted Peppers
Roasted peppers with gorgonzola cheese are served atop tiles of garlic toast in a puddle of aromatic olive oil. Mmmm-good!
Julio’s, Paisano Salad
Paisano Salad
Paisano salad = carrots, peppers, olives, meats, cheeses, cabbage & lettuce with garlic basil dressing
Julio’s, French-Filled Eclair
French-Filled Eclair
Julio's makes its own 'French-filled' eclair. It is guaranteed to sate any sweet tooth.
Julio’s, Stuffed Peppers
Stuffed Peppers
Peppers filled with breathtakingly hot ground Italian sausage on a bed of al dente spaghetti
Raspberry Gateau
Directions and Hours
closed now
Friday5pm - 9pm
Saturday5pm - 10pm
This restaurant is featured in the following eating tours.
4 stops | 21 MILES | 27 min

Early in the 20th century, settlers from Italy came to the north central part of West Virginia to work coal mines, railroads, and farms. Their legacy is a bounty of Italian-accented good eating as well as one dish unique to the state: the pepperoni roll.  Invented by baker Guiseppi Agiro in 1926 at the Country Club…

Open Year Round
Meals Served
Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards Accepted
Alcohol Served
Outdoor Seating

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