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Capitol Market

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Address: 800 Smith St, Charleston, WV 25301-1213
Phone Number:
+1 304-344-1905
09:00 - 18:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

Imagine a shopping environment with many specialty shops that include a...

Imagine a shopping environment with many specialty shops that include a cafe, hot lunch spots, a butcher, a wine shop, a fresh seafood market, a bakery and a fresh cold spot for fresh produce year round and a full scale restaurant for lunch and dinner.Capitol Market offers a vast array of items from Spring plants to fresh produce to Fall pumpkins and holiday trees are what you will see year round throughout the Outdoor Market. As you stroll the outdoor market marveling at the many specialty shops indoors, as well as, the eclectic lunch spots with unique menus to tantalize anyone's appetite. You can also dine at the hottest restaurant in Charleston, Soho's.

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A "Must See" When Visiting Charleston WVA! Veggies, Flowers, Shops, Coffee Bar, Restaurants, Gifts, & More!

This place has so many different specialty shops that you can spend hours enjoying all that it has to offer. While there are veggie and flower shops outside, they also have... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Ludowici Georgia
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Ludowici Georgia
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place has so many different specialty shops that you can spend hours enjoying all that it has to offer. While there are veggie and flower shops outside, they also have veggies inside in a spot called The Purple Onion Fruit & Veggie Co. Spending time at the Capitol Market would be perfect for either a rainy, cold day or... More 

Thank MariefromGeorgia
Oak Hill, West Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you need flowers, plants, vegetables , you can get it all at Capitol Market. Worth a drive, just get there before 6pm. Don't forget to get lunch or dinner at Soho's!.

Thank manomeal
Charleston, West Virginia
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spring is in the air, along with the sweet smell of flowers. Mother's Day is a good time, but shouldn't be the only time to buy her flowers. She gave you life!! Pick up some WV Holl's Chocolate and a bottle of wine, from the Wine Shop. Soho's is the best place to sit at the bar, have a drink,... More 

Thank Rekko P
Charleston, West Virginia
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Love going to,the market always find good things. In the fall they set up displays of falls things so that,pic can be take. And people are,local farmers always great to deal with

Thank Shadgoff
Charleston, West Virginia
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Spring is coming to Charleston and the capital market will be full of bedding plants for gardens and annuals for containers. Herbs will go into gardens and color will return to window boxes. Local farmers will begin to sell lettuce and small bushes for early planting. Great place to go on a weekend. Get there early for the best selection... More 

Thank christine d
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67 reviews
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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Love going to the Capitol Market when in Charleston WV. A variety of vendors and market items as well as a couple of great eateries make this a great place to while away some time in the city and pick up something you'll love. And it has a wonderful atmosphere and vibe. It can be hot in the summer so... More 

Thank Catherine W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is the best place I have found for fresh fruits and vegetables. They have a very large variety to choose from. Especially in the summer when every thing is ripe. I could walk around for hours looking at the produce. And then make my way inside for a great fish sandwich and cold drink. I don't recall the name... More 

Thank Lula W
Marlinton, West Virginia
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

We had an hour to kill during a visit to Charleston so we went to Capital Market. We have been during the summer when there are many farm direct sellers with great stuff to sell. We were surprised at what all was available during the winter months. While not near the fresh fruit and veggies the indoor stores still had... More 

2 Thank DaveVWV
Charleston, West Virginia
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

I love visiting the Capitol Market when in Charleston. I frequently visit the Purple Onion for their delious salads; my favorite is the chicken salad, its the best I've ever tasted! They also have fresh produce, homemade desserts and a large variety of salads. Additionally I love Fresh Seafood; their seafood platter is delicious and very reasonably priced. They even... More 

2 Thank Bluejava1968
Charleston, West Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We stop here often to get some fresh meat from Johnny's Meat market.. We also like to stop by the Purple Onion for some fruits and veggies. During the warmer seasons we love to buy the white peaches from the farmers. Yummy! In the Spring you can buy any type of flower, tree, or plant for your garden. Summer they... More 

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