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Exciting, bustling atmosphere. Lots of fun restaurants with good food at reasonable prices. Fun... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kenneth M
Saint Albans, West Virginia
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Everything is located here within a few blocks

Capitol Street, an easy walk from the riverfront, is a lively location. There are a few shops (many... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
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Capitol Street runs through the historic and scenic shopping and dining area of Charleston.
Charleston, WV
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All reviews pies ellen's ice cream pizza art walk book store charming street tree lined street outdoor dining block area great place for a stroll local restaurants coffee shop downtown charleston walk down memory lane the food is great the main attraction every month
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There is little here we were so surprised that this area is almost empty so sad not at all what you’d expect we wasted 2 hours driving over here hoping for a fun day we had a nice lunch at the sports bar and went...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In the 70s, before the mall came to town, this was the place to be in Charleston. For years, it was run-down and desolate. Since the 90s, Capitol Street has bounced back and is the place to be again! Ellen's Ice Cream, Taylor Books, The...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Exciting, bustling atmosphere. Lots of fun restaurants with good food at reasonable prices. Fun shops & stores.

Thank Kenneth M
Reviewed 29 October 2018

It is right in the middle of downtown and seemed to be the entertainment heart of this small city. There are many Bars, Restaurants, a book shop, and other shopping on this street. There are many offices for professional people and this street ends at...More

Thank Sundncr
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Centrally located in the City, this small area is actually grandiose in character and history, It's a sweet street that hosts Ellen's ice creme and Taylor books (coffees, pastries, gift shop and more) for starters and delicious restaurants with outdoor patios that add to the...More

Thank 507caroleg
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Been here several times. Its a farmers market selling everything from pumpkins to tomatoes. Also along side it is an old refurbished building with many interesting things inside. Couple nice restaurants plus meat market, fish market an other things.

Thank suttle25927
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Visiting Capitol Street is a must if in downtown Charleston; bars, restaurants, and shops abound here. Most are worth visiting on their own merits; having everything in a couple-block area makes for a very walkable evening or afternoon!

Thank Matt S
Reviewed 23 August 2018

We drove and parked across from Pies and Pints, but walked up and down. Taylors Books Cafe, Ellen's Ice Cream and Pies and Pints are highlights. Endless views of constant foot and auto traffic on a narrow two way street, downtown. I recommend walking down...More

2  Thank addysonrochelle
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Had a great time browsing all the restaurants and stores on Capitol Street. If you haven't been here in a while, you need to come back. It is great! Plenty of variety and the food is great.

Thank joelc63
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Capitol Street, an easy walk from the riverfront, is a lively location. There are a few shops (many were closed Sunday and Monday when we visited), many restaurants and the market. It was a fun way to spend a couple hours and we ate here...More

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25 September 2018|
Response from T5318XYlindam |
Is Capital Street the historical area and are there any tours
Kim N
22 July 2016|
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Response from BookCentsBabe | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I believe all public places must be wheel chair accessible (I think it's a law there).
Kim N
22 July 2016|
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Response from coacht2014 | Reviewed this property |
The street is yes but some of the restaurants may have a small step.