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Bluegrass Kitchen

1600 Washington St E, Charleston, WV 25311-2127
+1 304-346-2871
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1600 Washington St E, Charleston, WV 25311-2127
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a great place to try some local fare. I look forward to the weekly menu specials, and their cocktails. Love the atmosphere and the chance to catch some live music a few nights a week.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MalloryR94
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Really poor. Surly service and terribly overpriced. It has a good reputation among the shabby-chic crowd in Charleston, but Birkies and dreadlocks will only get a place so far. Go next door to Little India for a great dining experience.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank brysonp911
Reviewed October 29, 2018

I came here to listen to a Bluegrass band, but there was no music due to a Halloween event that was going on, in the street area around the restaurant. The bar was packed with people wearing all kinds of costumes. I chose to have...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sundncr
Reviewed October 23, 2018

We had walked to see the Capitol Building and it started to rain so we decided to go to the closest place we could find and we were so glad we did. We spent the whole evening here, surrounded by generous people. Nick, the bartender,...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank RobbieHea
Reviewed October 22, 2018

While driving through town we found this quaint spot which is right off the highway and almost under the capitol dome. I must say the corned beef "hash" was one of the most satisfying comfort food dishes I've had in years. I was worried that...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jim1118
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Our family had dinner here with some friends and had a variety of things. I was told the friend chicken is some of the best they ever had. The mac and cheese was really good. Service was good. My daughter's burger was slightly undercooked per...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lauren S
Reviewed September 10, 2018

We went here for a brunch/lunch, and overall, enjoyed our meal. To say the least, the décor and overall approach of Bluegrass is "Ecclectic", but this was a good vibe to the place. The staff was very busy, but were friendly throughout. The menu changes...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Matt S
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

There has to be a better kitchen than this. Our sever is absolutely friendly however the atmosphere is not.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Laramitoda
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Chose this based on reviews as we were passing through. Decent collection of craft beers (heavy on Dogfish brewery), pickled brined chicken - sandwich and meal both very good; special zucchini ribbon pasta fair - better side than meal. Had homemade ricotta for appetizer -...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank John R
Reviewed July 28, 2018

Nothing special. My wife's trout was OK but there was absolutely no presentation. Just a plain piece of trout that didn't look appetizing. A little Paprika should have been the minimum. My entire dinner was served cold and had to be returned. No excuses for...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Tony B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $21
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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 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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