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Taylor Books Cafe

226 Capitol St., Charleston, WV 25301
+1 304-342-1461
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pastry” (2 reviews)
“pies” (3 reviews)
“great coffee” (9 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, American
PRICE
£
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LOCATION
226 Capitol St., Charleston, WV 25301
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21 - 30 of 86 reviews

Reviewed 17 July 2016

Very unique and wonderful free live music. Going back tonight and anytime in this area. Well done Taylor!

Thank touristy93
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Can't ever resist a bookstore. Best is they have a used book area, found a few titles that feed my research. The cafe half of the establishment is so serene compared to where I had spent half the afternoon, wish I had known earlier it...More

Thank Erica V
Reviewed 15 July 2016

We were on our way to Pies and Pints for dinner (excellent) and passed this bookstore on this lovely tree-lined street. They had carts of sale books outside-- I am a sucker for this but their carts had an extra excellent selection of sale books...More

Thank Magnolia13
Reviewed 13 July 2016

I am a local and I can't resist the urge to stop in Taylor Books just about every time I walk past. They have easily one of the best, if not the best, cup of coffee in town, along with fabulous pastries and fresh snacks....More

Thank _soulembrace
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

With independent bookstores becoming more scarce, we were thrilled to happen upon this one in downtown Charleston. It has a great selection of books, cards, unique baubles. Be sure to stop in on an empty stomach to test out the wonderful baked goods in the...More

Thank Mary Jane T
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

This is a bookstore, performance venue and art gallery just a few blocks from the river in the heart of downtown. We try to stop by whenever we are passing through West Virginia. On a recent 3- day visit to the area, we heard some...More

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Thank Janet G
Reviewed 25 June 2016

While visiting the area I stumbled onto this little gem of a place. It's charming old style was filled full of old classics, and new excitement. I loved that sold used books along with their new. I had trouble finding the staff but there was...More

Thank PicklesWV1987
Reviewed 8 June 2016

There isn't a better place to visit in Charleston than Taylor Books. It's the best downtown hang -- and a wonderful soul of a city that feels tattered around the edges. We hope folks in this area will support this independent book store as a...More

1  Thank rodentplease
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Must visit/browse, you will find something you gotta have. Could spend hours in here. Excellent, made to order coffee.

1  Thank Rollrcoaster
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Nice to see an independent book shop. They've devoted a lot of space to the cafe, which has a nice feel. But the book selection is narrower than you'd expect. The used section holds the only things worth seeking out.

1  Thank Toby D
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DawnK1967
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Response from Patty D | Reviewed this property |
I would phone them . I have only seen publicity in the local paper or on flyers at store.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
Monday
07:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 20:00
Thursday
07:00 - 20:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226 Capitol St., Charleston, WV 25301
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 304-342-1461
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