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Needful Things Cafe

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218 West Washington Street, Charles Town, WV 25414
304-725-6351
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Seating, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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I have been here a lot and an older lady Stephanie used to work here (she was lovely and always so chatty and made us laugh). She is not there anymore, and has been replaced with another lady. Today this lady create an uncomfortable atmosphere in the restaurant by giving the chef constant grief... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 19, 2015
Carleen H
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Charles Town, West Virginia
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Charles Town, West Virginia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

I have been here a lot and an older lady Stephanie used to work here (she was lovely and always so chatty and made us laugh). She is not there anymore, and has been replaced with another lady. Today this lady create an uncomfortable atmosphere in the restaurant by giving the chef constant grief and bad attitude, making customers feel... More 

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Thank Carleen H
Charles Town, West Virginia
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99 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

If you remember the old Woolworth Department Store Lunch Counters, you can take a trip back to Memory Lane and have a good and value packed packed breakfast or lunch here! Not fancy, but good and friendly and well, worth a trip down 'Memory Lane!'

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Thank rickgmail
Charles Town, West Virginia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

Great sandwiches & wonderful breakfast but they only serve breakfast until 11AM except saturday. No evening meals they close at 3PM. They have daily specials nice touch.

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Thank Linda S
Charles Town, West Virginia
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

This is a great place for a meal or just looking for interesting old things. We love shopping here. This is one of the more interesting places in Charles Town.

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Thank ScottinCT
Charles Town, West Virginia, United States
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50 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 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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2 Thank Garry S
Yuma, Arizona
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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Thank dduartewv
New Jersey
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

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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3 Thank PeteinSONJ
Woodbridge, Virginia
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56 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 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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Thank Marsha J
Charles Town, West Virginia, United States
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50 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 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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Thank Garry S
Sparks, Maryland
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 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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Thank Rob L

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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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