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Taylor Books Cafe

226 Capitol St., Charleston, WV 25301
+1 304-342-1461
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“pastry” (2 reviews)
“salad” (7 reviews)
“book store” (12 reviews)
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226 Capitol St., Charleston, WV 25301
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Came here after dinner next door. Got one of their specialty coffees - mint mocha. Half foam and couldn’t taste much mint. Otherwise the bookstore is great. Quality live music in the cafe. Wish I could give this place a higher rating because I really...More

Thank H L
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Delish coffee, salads and desserts that are second to none. So much to see there. So many unique gift options.

Thank 1localArtist
Reviewed 13 November 2017

I consider myself a bookstore aficionado, having been to such icons as Powell's, the Tattered Cover (the original Cherry Creek mecca), Elliot Bay, and Harvard Bookstore. Taylor Books ranks up there with the best! What they may lack in quantity versus the mega-stores, they more...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

Everyone is welcome at the Taylor Books Cafe. Great coffee selection along with homemade scones, muffins and the like (the cheese and bacon are to die for) along with a few sweet treats, a few lunch plates and salad, but mostly just a place to...More

Thank grover3d
Reviewed 7 September 2017

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 6 September 2017

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 5 September 2017 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
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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