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Needful Things Cafe

218 West Washington Street, Charles Town, WV 25414
304-725-6351
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Ranked #17 of 48 restaurants in Charles Town
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- Oct 23, 2013
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New Jersey
Senior Contributor
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
30 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
24 helpful votes 24 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
12 helpful votes 12 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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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2011

A couple of girlfriends and I stopped in for lunch, and it was very good. The ladies who waited on us were very friendly and the food was home-cooked. Taco salad, hot dogs and the lunch special were all devoured to the last morsel. A fun and quick place to have lunch before or after shopping in the antique/novelty shop... More

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