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Capitol Street

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Address: Charleston, WV
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Capitol Street runs through the historic and scenic shopping and dining...

Capitol Street runs through the historic and scenic shopping and dining area of Charleston.

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Beautiful tree lined historic district

Several blocks of beautifully restored Victorian buildings, trees, and brick sidewalks. Most buildings are home to law offices and such, but you'll also find cool destinations... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 January 2017
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Charleston wv
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're looking for great food, culture, night entertainment, shopping or some pampering, Capitol Street has it all.

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Thank Judy S
Charleston, West Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Several very good local restaurants all within a few blocks. Book store and some local shopping mixed in. Great place to spend time just checking things out.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Starting from Kanawha Blvd (by the river), all the way down to Graziano's Pizza. There's something for everyone. Multiple bars that serve food until late night. Handmade Ice cream, craft Pizza and beer (Pies and Pints), there's great Japanese/ Sushi (Ichiban). Steakhouse and Wine (The Block). There's a bar that's been a Charleston staple (Sams Uptown) depending the night there's... More 

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Charleston wv
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Several blocks of beautifully restored Victorian buildings, trees, and brick sidewalks. Most buildings are home to law offices and such, but you'll also find cool destinations such as Taylor Books (bookstore, coffeeshop, wine and beer), Ellen's Ice Cream (made on the premises), Pies & Pints (pizza and beer), and Adelphia Sports Bar (menu includes greek food favorites).

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Was pleasantly surprised. Chatted with another interracial couple at Pies and Pints. Charleston punches above its weight here. Hope it spreads.

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Wellington, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

I didn't find anything specular regarding Capitol street. Little shops, an open park during the warm weather live music during lunch time.

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Thank Sunshineldy
Charleston, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Great restaurants and clubs !! Still shopping that's off the beat . Iets not forget homemade ice cream !!

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Thank Christopher25311
Dunbar, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Located right downtown, safe for all ages, great shops and local flare, shady and level easy walking.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I've just been in West Virginia on a 3 and a half week solo adventure and I stopped off in Charleston on 3 occasions as I have a friend there. I a morning on this street, starting at a lovely friendly arts/bookshop cafe where I sat in the window read my book and watched the world go by and then... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

The street and the shops are like stepping back into the 40s and 50s. The street exudes charm and a friendly atmosphere usually found in bygone years. I felt very much at home. I just took a couple of photos to remind me of what things used to be.

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