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Happy Days Cafe

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600 D St, South Charleston, WV 25303-3112
304-720-6273
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Great atmosphere and food

We live locally and eat here all the time. We absolutely love the ladies that work here and the food is always good. The only thing that I would have to mention on the down side is the smell..it always smells of sewer gas from somewhere in the back and some days it is really bad!

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 26, 2015
Rachel E
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Charleston WV
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Charleston, West Virginia
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234 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

Ate at this restaurant today, and was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food. This restaurant is a small diner using a retro 1950s-60s theme as a decor and menu. The food was quickly prepared & delivered to our table by a friendly server. The food was really tasty and a sufficient quantity to satisfy our hunger for a... More 

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Charleston WV
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

We live locally and eat here all the time. We absolutely love the ladies that work here and the food is always good. The only thing that I would have to mention on the down side is the smell..it always smells of sewer gas from somewhere in the back and some days it is really bad!

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Thank Rachel E
South Charleston, West Virginia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

This café has a good location and charm. The service is good and the food is even better. A simple menu but everything on it that I have had is fresh and well made. Their brownies are outstanding.

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Thank L3378JTpaull
Charleston, West Virginia
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Great staff and great menu! We frequent this diner in South Charleston because of the consisten great food and always frendly and very good wait staff. Family owned and highly recommend.

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Thank Craig B
Louisville, United States
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

Nothing big, but food was good. Table was wobbily staff was nice. Ice creme was good. Could use updating. Bathrooms were decent.

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Thank Carolsparty
WV
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Food is good and service is fast. My co-workers and I eat lunch here often. Hot dogs, salads, sandwiches, burgers, fries and home cooked meals too!

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Thank train2stayfit
Windsor, Canada
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68 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

Great name to draw you in. It's all plain Jane after that. Cute names for the food. But the food is bland. If your looking for a corn dog and fries. .. it's OK. If your looking for a nostalgic 50s dinner run away. With a little investment in the decor, floats and period music they could really have a... More 

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Thank Russ M
Spring Church, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We decided to try out the Happy Days Cafe on our visit, and found it not to have the charm and or quality that we assumed was there upon reading the reviews. I asked for the fried chicken dinner special and was told that they only had thighs. I said that wouldn't be my choice. The waitress said that they... More 

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1 Thank 19Lulu57
Morgantown, West Virginia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

On a visit back to my home town, my friend and I had lunch at the Happy Days Cafe. I thought it was a cute diner, with a good sandwich/hotdog/hamburger menu to go along with the theme. I had the Reuben and my friend had a grilled cheese sandwich, and we both found our meals to be good. My order... More 

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2 Thank rilardi
Charleston, West Virginia
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91 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013 via mobile

While we were shopping, this diner was recommended by the staff so we decided to give it a try. This is a seat-yourself, no frills diner with 1950's appeal. The dining room is well-lit by the huge storefront windows in which we chose a table. Specials were written on a huge chalkboard. They had four different soups for the day... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 600 D St, South Charleston, WV 25303-3112
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  South Charleston
  • Phone Number: 304-720-6273

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?