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“Very good, quick, inexpensive lunch”
Review of Swiftwater Cafe

Swiftwater Cafe
Ranked #41 of 276 Restaurants in Charleston
Price range: $0 - $12
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast
Description: Swiftwater Cafe provides Breakfast, Lunch, and Catering Options to Downtown Charleston Monday-Friday. We are especially known for our WV style Hot Dogs and fresh health options also. We are also well know for fast friendly service. We also have sandwiches, wraps, and many homemade soups. The Coffee is roasted just for us and is ground fresh just before brewing. Many Baked Goods are also available.
Charleston, WV
Level 6 Contributor
223 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Very good, quick, inexpensive lunch”
Reviewed August 19, 2014

The Swiftwater Cafe is located at 405 Capitol Street, on the Washington Street side of the old Daniel Boone Hotel.

The menu is altered daily, although many of the items are mainstays. If you're in a hurry and want good, inexpensive food, this is the place to be. There are numerous pre-made sandwich wraps, pre-packaged chips, and a soda machine. You can be in and out in mere minutes!

There is also cooked-to-order sandwiches and burgers. A very good place to eat!

  • Visited August 2014
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Waynesboro, Virginia
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“American Cuisine”
Reviewed August 3, 2014

Swiftwater was a great place to get my stop and go lunch. I got the BBQ special with a bag of chips and a drink. Pretty good BBQ, chips were your standard chips, but the dining room side needed a little reviving. Great and clean (for the most part, however I did hit during lunch rush and it looked like they have three people staffed) little stop off!

Visited July 2014
Thank Caleb F
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Durham, North Carolina
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Fast, delicious and friendly”
Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

Passing thru, found this place via Yelp. Older yet clean little cafe right downtown. Menu had a lot of good choices; inexpensive and fresh with local ingredients. Staff was friendly and knowledgable and happy to answer my list of questions(how/what/where&when). We had a Morningstar black bean burger made right with cheese, red onion, lettuce and ripe tomato, black peppered turkey & swiss, a boar's head brand chili dog, a bag of chips and three fountain drinks for about $20. We got there just in time because after we ordered, a lot of people came and the line was almost out the door so, it's obviously popular with the downtown and state government employees.

Thank ksjpwilliams
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Grasonville, Maryland, USA
Level 4 Contributor
48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed September 24, 2013

Nice people, interesting menu, good value.
Excellent location with adequate parking.
Portions were perfect

Visited September 2013
Thank CARL W
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