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218 W Washington St, Charles Town, WV 25414-1532
+1 304-725-6351
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8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Rockville, Maryland
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sorry, but I was disappointed by my experience here. While the staff was friendly and kind (it was the primary reason why we stayed), the dishes weren't clean, the counter wasn't clean (an ugly hair), and I was not sure how fresh my meal was going to be. We visited late in the afternoon - they may have been closing... More 

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Thank Karl V
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43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Needful Things' lunch counter is a great place to stop for lunch when you're in the area. The cafe serves delicious diner food with decent prices. Eat and browse at the same time. We always make a point to stop if we can. Stephanie, the retired waitress, is much missed. I hope they can find someone just as welcoming as... More 

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Thank LaraS322
Chandler, Arizona
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I'm a picky eater, my breakfast was cooked exactly as ordered. I ordered the french toast, not mushy, over medium eggs and crispy bacon. Do you know how hard it is to get this cooked as ordered? This is one of the few cafes that actually got it right. Really nice waitress and friendly atmosphere. The diner is part of... More 

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Thank Jule19
Charles Town, West Virginia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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
Melissa G, Owner at Needful Things Cafe, responded to this review

We thank you for your review. The only way to fix a problem is to know about it. We have addressed the issue and hope you will come see us again. More 

Charles Town, West Virginia
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111 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 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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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 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
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $15
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 W Washington St, Charles Town, WV 25414-1532
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Charles Town
  • Phone Number: +1 304-725-6351
Description
Needful Things is a 3 generation business located in Historic Charles Town, WV. Originally Newberry's 5&10 serving breakfast and lunch. Eat and browse our 9000 sq.ft. showroom of new and used furniture and house hold items.

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