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Taylor Books Cafe

226 Capitol St., Charleston, WV 25301
+1 304-342-1461
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“pastry” (2 reviews)
“pies” (3 reviews)
“great coffee” (9 reviews)
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226 Capitol St., Charleston, WV 25301
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My nephew performed here and a lot of the family came to support him. They have plenty of seating and it was a relaxing late afternoon. They have great pastries and beverages along with books, etc. The staff is very friendly.

Thank blackriverwoman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Okay, it's a book store, but it's also a coffee shop and, my favorite, a wine bar at night although they do have some craft beers. Hang out amongst the books, strike up a conversation, isolate yourself in your own thoughts. This is the place...More

Thank WVUTom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I absolutely love this place! I might be a bit biased though because there's not a bookstore I won't call home. I especially love the local art. It's interesting, and at times, disturbing. It's wonderful!

Thank maynards05
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Taylor Books is such a unique little place. I stopped in to kill time between meetings and ended up perusing for an hour looking at books before getting a coffee. Would be a perfect place to camp out with a laptop if you needed to...More

Thank architectsarah
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Cute little art/book/coffee shop! Very homey and great to look at all of the art pieces with the fresh aroma of coffee in the air.

Thank Becca J
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

My daughters love to frequent Taylor Books! We stop in quite often for many different reasons. Both of our girls are avid readers and Taylor Books always keeps a unique selection of books. I love that the girls can shop while I sip wine and...More

Thank AMI P
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This is a must for those of you who like excellent books and magazines, clever gifts, art, great coffee and homemade food that goes with coffee. Great atmosphere to hang out.

Thank Perri Z
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This is a very cute bookstore that carries a nice selection of new and used books as well as local art. The coffee shop has yummy coffee and the space is inviting.

Thank onshapiro
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I love books and bookstores so much (I know it sounds nerdy) but this is one of the best places to visit. We spent over an hour in there looking at all the selections of books. Their used book section is huge, it was impossible...More

Thank dmpowers22
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

I've tried to like coffee for 30 years. It always smells so good but always tastes terrible. I tried coffee, cappuccino, lattes, and every flavored creamer, milk and sugar out there and never liked any of it. I ordered the Milky Way Latte' with extra...More

1  Thank Ladygracie
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8 April 2016|
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
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 22:00
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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