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Sam's Uptown Cafe

) #53 of 222 Restaurants in Charleston ££ - £££ ,
28 Capitol St, Charleston, WV 25301-2804
+1 304-346-6222
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible14%
1 week ago
“Lately it's been really nice”
2 weeks ago
“Beer and grub ”
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All hours
Pub, Bar
££ - £££
28 Capitol St, Charleston, WV 25301-2804
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I like to watch The United States Mens National Soccer Team play on the projector. Great atmosphere. The have a nice variety on the food menu and everything was delicious. I love the wings, club, and cheese burgers. They have several local craft beers too.

Thank Bradford C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in on a Friday night and they weren't super busy. We ordered the jalapeño mozzarella sticks, cheese fries, and philly cheese steak. All the portions were worth the price and the food was really good. The beer prices were pretty cheap too. A great...More

Thank tyty1217
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Sam's Uptown is a good place to stop after work for a drink or two before heading home. It is generally crowded starting at 5. It is in an old building and has a fun, upbeat atmosphere. The staff is friendly and attentive. There is...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

This place was such a treat! We called just to make sure they were open on Christmas night, as we were passing through and needed a bite and a drink. Their veggie burger, beef burger, and BBQ sandwich were all killer - and the staff...More

Thank Patricia W
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Wow Sam's Uptown Cafe Sunday brunch was unbelievable! $15 for all natural homemade spicy venison sausage and eggs with squash purée and roasted potatoes and top of the line Bloody Mary. It's a steal! Great to have this during my trip home in WV all...More

Thank JasonAbuDhabi
Reviewed 10 November 2016

I went to Sam's recently while on business trip in Charleston. I went with group of six people for dinner. The restaurant is very casual and low key. The food was very good. Have the PG fries and a burger. Both were excellent. The service...More

Thank u2fan56
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Totally a local dive. Drinks were poured well. Waitress could have been friendlier. Several TVs on with various sports. Hamburger was excellent. Steak fries were just OK.

Thank Njoytravl
Reviewed 12 September 2016

This is my favorite local place to eat and drink. I have been going to Sam's for 15 years and like it every time. The service is good as is the food. If you want to go where the locals eat and drink I would...More

Thank ajayhawkfan
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This is a place where the locals go and they go here because the food is good. It is a dive bar and it does not try to be anything else. It serves good food and cool beer with a relaxed atmosphere. The owner PG...More

Thank ajayhawkfan
Reviewed 25 February 2016

The Hungry Detective stopped into Sam's late night after receiving a nice lead on the best sandwich later night...Not all leads check out but this one was right on the money$$$. Awesome burger and fries served up with an ice cold beer and HD flat...More

Thank TheHungryDetective
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Pub, Bar
After-hours, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Open Hours
13:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Capitol St, Charleston, WV 25301-2804
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 304-346-6222
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Conveniently located in Charleston, West Virginia, Sam's Uptown Cafe has called 28 Capitol Street home for 20 years! It is no doubt as to why it is one of the city's favorite landmarks. Stop by and try one of the MANY beers- tapped, bottled, or canned, enjoy our selection of spirits and fine wines, and grab a bite to eat with coworkers and friends! Sam's Uptown Cafe has a fully staffed kitchen that is open until 2 a.m. 7 days a week!! It is the perfect spot for sports viewing, Happy Hour, business lunches, private parties, drinks, food, and fun! Feel free to "like" us on facebook and follow on twitter.
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