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Purple Fiddle

21 East Avenue, Thomas, WV
304-463-4040
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Ranked #1 of 4 Attractions in Thomas
Type: Bar/ Clubs
Most recent review
- Sep 1, 2014
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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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Columbia Heights
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Purple Fiddle reminded me of Beatnik Days of my youth where we would gather and hear great music tucked in an old warehouse or small smoky bar, or in later years small hippie bars. Housed in the old DePollo General Store, in the small town of Thomas, WV, it has a marvelous, funky ambiance, live music about five nights a... More

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Thomas, West Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The most prolific music venue in the whole state... they bring quality touring acts week in and week out, much bigger names than a town the size of Thomas warrants. Atmosphere can vary greatly depending on who's playing, but always a great community hub, whether folks are quietly enjoying their beers or up on the dance floor. Food is good,... More

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WV
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

A friend recommended that we buy tickets to see Steel Wheels. We were glad that we did. The "new-grass" music was terrific and the venue is relaxed and fun. We arrived early to eat dinner and secure a table prior to the 8:00 concert. We ordered the hummus, chips, pico, and tapenade as an appetizer. They were all flavorful. For... More

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Washington DC
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Loved the vibe, loved the music. Great space. The menu is pretty basic, I like a little more choice and a little "fancier" options. Vegetarians will be pleased with their offerings.

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Salisbury, Maryland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Since I live in the Garrett County/Allegany County MD area, this place is not very far away that it was doable in a weekend. I heard many great things about this place over the years and had to try it for myself. We went in November 2013 and wow, what a time we had. We picked the perfect weekend to... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We were on a climbing trip at Seneca, and on Saturday night we went to the Fiddle and had a great time. Super friendly service, simple high quality menu, excellent beer selection, and live music. Mama Corn, a Blue Grass band from Pennsylvania, was in that night and put on an energetic, fun, and talented performance. Next time we go... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

You have to love the philosophy of the place...Live music, good beer,locally raised food, in a kid friedly atmosphere....To me it is a bar that serves some good food, serves is usually slow, but friendly. The music is top notch and you're ears won't be ringing when the music stops...I love it that children are welcome, they are the future... More

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