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Address: 21 East Avenue, Thomas, WV
Phone Number: 304-463-4040
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am

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We stopped for lunch and had great sandwich and enjoyed some live music. The fiddle has a hippie vibe to it and there is live music every Saturday afternoon for free!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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Snowshoe, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Christine was great - she made the Stew and although we tried to pack some up togo, the bikes wouldn't allow it on the trail - so sad! Never disapppointed by the staff or the menu at the Purple fiddle!

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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We stopped for lunch and had great sandwich and enjoyed some live music. The fiddle has a hippie vibe to it and there is live music every Saturday afternoon for free!

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Morristown, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I've been traveling for the past 3 weeks along back roads looking for music, and this place hands down my favorite spot to rest my weary head for a night....AND I was here off season with no music and most shops shuttered. Owner out of town....and I just loved the place. He just gets it, so deeply gets it: how... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Loved the crowd, the music was fun, the food good... a nice stop there. Space clean and well cared. The bottled beers are better than their drafts.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

You gotta love the PURPLE FIDDLE in THOMAS. Stop in for a beer, go see a show, or just enjoy the hang while spending time in wonderful Thomas, WV.

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Moscow, Russia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Came to the Purple Fiddle 11 years ago on our first weekend away together when we had just started dating. Returned this weekend with our two kids! Still the same great atmosphere and music. Love the friendly people and great music. Watched a free lunchtime show this afternoon. A couple days ago we had dinner there and watched Cabinet do... More 

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Toronto
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

My husband and I stopped here on our drive down to Florida. Thomas is a unique town and the purple fiddle is the perfect place to enjoy some good food, drinks and live blue grass music! We stayed in the guest house next door, a charming old house that added to the wv experience. We will be back in the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Fantastic little bit of culture and funkyness in mountains of WV. Had a fabulous evening and can't wait to return. Great music, food and atmosphere.

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Pittsburgh, PA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We were taking a walking tour of Thomas, WV and everywhere we went we saw signs highlighting music at the Purple Fiddle. We stopped in at lunch-time when a band was playing for free. We were uncertain what to expect for lunch, but found a very diverse menu. My wife had a falafel sandwich that was very generous, and delicious... More 

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Charleston, West Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Loved it! Loved it! Great wraps, ice cold beer and a variety of music. If ever in Thomas, WV be sure to stop in at the place and take in some true WV entertainment!

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Additional Information about Purple Fiddle

Address: Address: 21 East Avenue, Thomas, WV
Phone Number: 304-463-4040
Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Thomas
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am

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