Muriale’s Restaurant in Fairmont, WV is the winner of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s West Virginia District Office 2015 Family-Owned Small Business of the Year. Rocco Muriale, owner and second generation family member, was nominated for the award by Tina Shaw, President of the Marion County Chamber of Commerce President.
Muriale’s Restaurant is a full service Italian restaurant located off of I-79 in Marion County, and has served the tri-state area since 1969. The restaurant was started by brothers Frank and Sam Muriale, their wives, grandparents, and numerous family members.
When the restaurant first opened, it seated 32 guests and was known for its Italian specialties. Today, after receiving an SBA loan-guarantee in the 90’s, the restaurant seats 300 and offers a full on and off-site catering service and a complete menu dedicated to Italian cuisine.
“The loan we received through Wesbanco and the SBA allowed us to expand our facility and grow the... Read More