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Bluegrass Kitchen

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1600 Washington St E, Charleston, WV 25311-2127
+1 304-346-2871
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Cape Coral, Florida
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195 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for lunch with a business associate on a weekday. Arrived at peak lunch time, about 75% full, seated right away. Seating options included a couch, arm chairs at a table and more traditional tables and chairs. And interesting older building with architectural detail, and the mustiness that goes along with old furniture and an old building. A good... More 

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Missouri
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134 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I sought out The Bluegrass Kitchen on a recommendation of my business associate. I'll have to say that this was the hardest place to get into! I parked and walked to the front. There was a door under the Bluegrass Kitchen sign but it was locked. Hmm... I looked and saw a door to the right. I walked there, tried... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I saw reviews of the Bluegrass Kitchen and decided I had to give it a try as I was visiting Charleston. A good range of food and friendly staff made it an enjoyable visit. I had the Corned Beef Hash breakfast which was delicious. Not the most luxurious surroundings but worth it for the food. Quite busy at lunchtime so... More 

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Spring Hill, WV
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112 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a group of us went for Sunday brunch and had a pitcher of their awesome mimosas and my friend had biscuits and gravy and my daughter and myself had the bagel and lox ( which were excellent) and another friend had quiche and another had the ham potatoes and other things-everything was superb

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Thank Judith R
Wellington, Florida
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176 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I met a group for brunch and I assumed typical brunch food with lots of variety....wrong. The menu was limited and most items were al a cart, not a lot of full meal options. One friend had the eggs bene and enjoyed it another had the shrimp and grits they said it was good. My friend who ordered the bagel... More 

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Lake Stevens, Washington
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was in town on business and asked some of the people I was working with where I could find a restaurant that had good southern home cooking. They suggested the Bluegrass Kitchen. My wife was traveling with me and we tried this place out. The food was amazing I had the pork chop with mashed sweet potatoes and my... More 

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Thank rlhaas
Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My brother and I were in Charleston overnight and our hosts recommended the Bluegrass Kitchen. Street parking available around the corner--greetings from the bartender as we entered the door. A good martini & a glass of wine started us off until our dinners arrived. The food was hot, fresh and inventive. The walls are decorated in local artwork (?) The... More 

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Thank WeFurniture
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here tonight and are so glad that we did! It was fun and our food was fabulous. We are staying the night in the area on our way south and wanted something that was not a chain restaurant. Wait staff was friendly and fast. It was easy to locate via our GPS and parking was easy around the... More 

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Thank MLynnJS
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

This is an eclectic place to eat. If you are looking for burgers or typical lunch type food this is not your place. We picked this place based on reviews we read. I got the Perfect chicken sandwich and my husband ordered the Housemade Meatloaf Sandwich. Both came with homemade chips. Food was very tasty. It was the sun dried... More 

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Alamo, California
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87 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

My daughter moved to Charleston and was told by a friend to try the Blue Grass Kitchen. We had a nice dinner there. She loved the place and I liked it. She had the elderflower gimlet to start and I tried it - delicious drink! We shared the beer fondue appetizer - she loved it. I had the organic tostada... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $21
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 Washington St E, Charleston, WV 25311-2127
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 304-346-2871
Description
Charleston's authentic farm-to-table made-from-scratch modern comfort food restaurant. With a legion of chefs who caringly practice the art of food, BgK offers delicious lunch, brunch, dinner, and desserts for hungry vegetarians, meat connoisseurs, and everyone in-between. In the circa 1920 building with pressed tin ceilings and exposed architecture, Bluegrass also serves as a gallery for local artists. In the Tap room there's live original acoustic music most nights, with finely crafted cocktails, a curated wine list & a bounty of beers. Close to West Virginia's beautiful capitol grounds the family-owned and operated Bluegrass Kitchen has been featured in The New York Times and Wall Street Journal as well as Bon Appetit, Garden & Gun, Taste of the South magazines and many more.

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