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Needful Things Cafe
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218 West Washington Street, Charles Town, WV 25414
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218 West Washington Street, Charles Town, WV 25414
304-725-6351
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Old fashion lunch counter

Took me back to the days when I went into the 5 and dime and they had a lunch counter! The daily specials are always priced right and the food is good and hot. Service is good so you can go there at noon and be out by 12:30 or so. I had the meatball sandwich special and it was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 29, 2014
Garry S
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Charles Town, West Virginia, United States
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Charles Town, West Virginia, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Took me back to the days when I went into the 5 and dime and they had a lunch counter! The daily specials are always priced right and the food is good and hot. Service is good so you can go there at noon and be out by 12:30 or so. I had the meatball sandwich special and it was... More 

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Charles Town, West Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Service is good and the people are friendly and helpful and talkative to everyone. Food is like you cooked it at home. Love the burgers and crispy fries.

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New Jersey
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013 via mobile

Truly enjoyed our meal as out of towners! I make it a point to not visit the same chains we have in our backyard, so to speak, and try locally owned places with chefs that have an investment - and we loved our experience!

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Loved the old fashioned diner in the antique shop! They had many items to browse and were very friendly.

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Charles Town, West Virginia, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

Great lunch specials. I had a bowl of chilli with a grilled cheese sandwich and it was really good and very filling. Need a good inexpensive lunch, stop by this lunch counter!

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Sparks, Maryland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

The atmosphere is kinda cool. You dine in a reuse shop. The food is homemade, simple and good. Soups are a good bet, breakfast is made in front of you while you watch. Read the paper chat a bit, shop a bit, have another coffee refill, relax this is near Mayberry like. Get some gossip or spread some.

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Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

If you want a real local experience, head down to the counter at Needful Things for breakfast. Located inside a second-hand thrift shop, you would expect to find a brekjfast and lunch counter but there it is. There are a few tables as well as the counter. The food is simple but good with good size portions. The staff is... More 

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Greenville, North Carolina, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

Having eaten here many times over the last 15 years for both breakfast and lunch. I hadn't eaten here in about a year since I have been away but had lunch there a coupld of days ago. Exactly what you would expect from a lunch counter. Decent food at a reasonable price. Very friendly atmosphere.

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charles town wv
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48 reviews 48 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2012

Ate lunch ther a few weeks ago. Food was good not great but the service was very good and the cost was reasonable. Wanted Chicken salad, but not on menu.Ate a burger platter.

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Charles Town, West Virginia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2011

Very affordable, great BLT sandwiches and the best ice tea in town! But most of all, I always feel welcome there. No matter how many customers they have, the wait staff always treats each person like a family member.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 218 West Washington Street, Charles Town, WV 25414
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Charles Town
  • Phone Number: 304-725-6351
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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