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Capitol Market

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Charleston, West Virginia
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Charleston, West Virginia
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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Charleston, West Virginia
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 

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51 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 

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Summersville
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 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 

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Marlinton, West Virginia
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92 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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 

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Charleston, West Virginia
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 

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Charleston, West Virginia
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25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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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Charleston, West Virginia
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516 reviews
198 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 301 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

At one time we had a wonderful street market that let local growers market their quality, inexpensive vegetables and fruits. Now it is a big business for big business to charge high prices for many items imported, very few items from WV. We have grown to hate this place because of the lack of WV while using our state and... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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112 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I'll lead with this admission: I'm from Cincinnati where we have the fantastic Findlay Market, so by comparison, I was a bit disappointed in this place. However... I will say the produce I bought was fresh and the market atmosphere itself was clean, safe and enjoyable. Met some very friendly people, others not so much. I wish I had the... More 

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odessa
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18 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We were in Charleston for the Mountain Food Tour( will review this when we are done!), so we had the day to look and see! We went to Capitol Market to shop and look! It was such a place to look and see fall! Pumpkins, mums, gourds were everywhere! All the veggies that were there made me want to gather... More 

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