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“Great sandwiches, great books, great music, great people” 4 of 5 stars
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Beasley's Books and Eccentricities
307 W Washington Street, Charles Town, WV
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Cuisines: American
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Sparks, Maryland
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“Great sandwiches, great books, great music, great people”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

Simple menu, cold beer, hot coffee,nice selection of new and used books. Local musicians on occasion make for a fun atmosphere. Staff knowledgeable , friendly and cheerful.

Visited January 2013
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Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
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“Book store w/ a drink”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

This is a cool place!! You can get alcohol and browse the book store. You can order a meal and a cup of coffee and browse the book store and sit in a comfy chair.
Rather like what we all wish our own home to be?? Sit in the living room with a good book and have dinner and a drink delivered!! :-)

Visited September 2012
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Alexandria, Virginia
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“We wanted to make sure we stopped at Beasley's”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

Eclectic small-town bookstore. Comfortable seating areas, plenty of used and some new books. It was pretty quiet on a Friday night.

Visited July 2012
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Greenville, North Carolina, United States
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“great sandwich”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

I discovered this restaurant by accident on a Sunday afternoon.
The sandwichs were great and I liked the atmosphere. We have since ordered lunch on several occasions and the food that been good!

Visited July 2012
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WV
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“Great Sandwiches, Books and Wine - What's Not to Like?”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2012

Beasley's opened, softly, in mid-December, and still hasn't received approval for a permanent sign, so if you're looking for it, look for a banner that says "Tavern and Bookstore".

What a great idea. Beasley's sells books, mostly second-hand but a few brand-new titles, has comfortable places to sit, a few tables, and a bar where you can eat, sip beer, wine and other beverages (no hard liquor but who cares)

They were doing a good business yesterday when we went in for lunch. We sat at the bar, and had excellent panini - mine a "Farmer's Delight" of Canadian bacon, cheddar cheese and Granny Smith applies, my wife's a turkey and ham melt. Both were excellent, with comfortable servings of the named ingredients plus elegant touches like Chipotle mayonnaise and fresh spinach leaves. The house wines are mostly decent Robert Mondavi, nothing special but appropriately priced.

Our rating is relative to what they are trying to be - they are succeeding admirably. The servers were friendly and efficient, knowledgeable about the sandwiches (they should be, they make them too), and made us feel very welcome. The menu includes panini, cold sandwiches, appetizers, salads and a soup of the day, enough variety so that we can picture going back often. Hours are long, and all in all it's a great addition to the Washington Street lineup.

  • Visited January 2012
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