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The Block Restaurant And Wine Cellar

201 Capitol St, Capitol and Quarrier St, Charleston, WV 25301-2205
+1 681-265-9074
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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201 Capitol St, Capitol and Quarrier St, Charleston, WV 25301-2205
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Block is a great meeting place for drinks after work or before going out. However the food is subpar and over priced for what you get. The service is always really good and the bertender knows how to mix drinks. The food has to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is good and the service is excellent. You can't go wrong here. I had lunch and dinner here during my trip, and was not disappointed. Busy on a Thursday evening, but the service was still tops. You can't go wrong if you want...More

Thank ArtLoverAlways
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with coworkers and it was my first visit. We are during lunch but the menu was still nice. The food was all nicely prepared. Would love to try the dinner menu for sure.

Thank amber111211
Reviewed June 11, 2018

We had a few hours between a wedding and the reception, and we decided to try the Block to occupy some time. When we arrived on a Saturday afternoon, there were few people there, so our experience might be different than when it is busy....More

Thank geismom
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

After reading reviews on TripAdvisor, we decided to try this highly acclaimed restaurant. Happy to say we were not disappointed! Delicious food and a nice outdoor seating area that made for a perfect evening! We started with salads... I had the Goat Cheese Brûlée and...More

Thank Linda J
Reviewed June 7, 2018

My husband and I first visited The Block on a walk through town and a couple of glasses of prosecco consumed outdoors convinced us to return the following night with a Canadian friend. We were seated in a 'booth' which made for easy conversation. The...More

Thank 60Kelly
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Wife and I have seen this place before and have been wanting to try it out, so we did it finally. They seem to change menu regularly which is nice to know. The menu had something for everyone. The prices are higher here but the...More

Thank ztd1989
Reviewed May 28, 2018

I stopped for the night in Charleston on my way to somewhere else and I came across The Block quite by accident. I had read the reviews but I hadn't planned on eating there because I assumed they wouldn't be open on Memorial Day evening....More

Thank MaryLeita
Reviewed May 21, 2018

Loved our meal - it was delicious. The lamb chops were outstanding! Service was excellent. We had a table in the bar area and it was perfect! A must do!

Thank Marlene W
Reviewed May 14, 2018

We recently spent a weekend evening in Charleston. We had wanted to eat at the Block previously, and we were really lucky to obtain last minute reservations. We elected to enjoy our dinner on the patio. There are about six tables outside, and one with...More

Thank TJouer
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June 14, 2018|
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Response from TJouer | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend business casual. The attire on the patio is a bit less formal due to the heat during the warmer months.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Capitol St, Capitol and Quarrier St, Charleston, WV 25301-2205
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 681-265-9074
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Experience a satisfying and memorable dining experience at The Block Restaurant and Wine Cellar downtown Charleston, West Virginia. Our restaurant offers the best tasting dishes made from the highest quality ingredients and an extensive wine selection. With more than 20 years of experience, we take pride in being known as the unique innovators of creative dishes and presentations. Visit us and feast on our specialty dishes made with passion and love.
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