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Exciting, bustling atmosphere. Lots of fun restaurants with good food at reasonable prices. Fun... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Kenneth M
Saint Albans, West Virginia
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This is the place to visit in Charleston, nice restaurants, eat outside in nice weather and watch... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
John L
Charleston, West Virginia
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Capitol Street runs through the historic and scenic shopping and dining area of Charleston.
Charleston, WV
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All reviews pies ellen's ice cream pizza art walk book store charming street tree lined street outdoor dining block area great place for a stroll local restaurants coffee shop downtown charleston walk down memory lane the food is great the main attraction every month
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is the place to visit in Charleston, nice restaurants, eat outside in nice weather and watch the world walk by, try Pies and Pints, The Block, Adelphia, Ellen's, Taylor Books, definitely worth the walk of a couple of blocks from hotels in the area,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank John L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Being that I work on Capitol Street, I venture the shops as well as the local eateries often. Capitol Street is sure to have a little something for everyone. Places to visit include The Peanut Shop, The Block Restaurant- Always has a delicious daily lunch...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is little here we were so surprised that this area is almost empty so sad not at all what you’d expect we wasted 2 hours driving over here hoping for a fun day we had a nice lunch at the sports bar and went...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

In the 70s, before the mall came to town, this was the place to be in Charleston. For years, it was run-down and desolate. Since the 90s, Capitol Street has bounced back and is the place to be again! Ellen's Ice Cream, Taylor Books, The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Exciting, bustling atmosphere. Lots of fun restaurants with good food at reasonable prices. Fun shops & stores.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kenneth M
Reviewed October 29, 2018

It is right in the middle of downtown and seemed to be the entertainment heart of this small city. There are many Bars, Restaurants, a book shop, and other shopping on this street. There are many offices for professional people and this street ends at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sundncr
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Centrally located in the City, this small area is actually grandiose in character and history, It's a sweet street that hosts Ellen's ice creme and Taylor books (coffees, pastries, gift shop and more) for starters and delicious restaurants with outdoor patios that add to the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 507caroleg
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Been here several times. Its a farmers market selling everything from pumpkins to tomatoes. Also along side it is an old refurbished building with many interesting things inside. Couple nice restaurants plus meat market, fish market an other things.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank suttle25927
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Visiting Capitol Street is a must if in downtown Charleston; bars, restaurants, and shops abound here. Most are worth visiting on their own merits; having everything in a couple-block area makes for a very walkable evening or afternoon!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Matt S
Reviewed August 23, 2018

We drove and parked across from Pies and Pints, but walked up and down. Taylors Books Cafe, Ellen's Ice Cream and Pies and Pints are highlights. Endless views of constant foot and auto traffic on a narrow two way street, downtown. I recommend walking down...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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September 25, 2018|
Response from T5318XYlindam |
Is Capital Street the historical area and are there any tours
Kim N
July 22, 2016|
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Response from BookCentsBabe | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I believe all public places must be wheel chair accessible (I think it's a law there).
Kim N
July 22, 2016|
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Response from coacht2014 | Reviewed this property |
The street is yes but some of the restaurants may have a small step.