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Taylor Books Cafe

226 Capitol St, Charleston, WV 25301-2206
+1 304-342-1461
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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226 Capitol St, Charleston, WV 25301-2206
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Taylor Books is THE must-go place in Charleston. It has something for everyone of all ages and interests. Art, literature, refreshments, and a constant parade of interesting clientele. Not to be missed, this place should be in every town, everywhere.

Thank HaveTimeWillTravel13
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Wonderful place to browse both books and local art. Live music some nights. Also has a selection of used books for sale.

Thank Beverly B
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Very unique and wonderful free live music. Going back tonight and anytime in this area. Well done Taylor!

Thank touristy93
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Can't ever resist a bookstore. Best is they have a used book area, found a few titles that feed my research. The cafe half of the establishment is so serene compared to where I had spent half the afternoon, wish I had known earlier it...More

Thank Erica V
Reviewed 15 July 2016

We were on our way to Pies and Pints for dinner (excellent) and passed this bookstore on this lovely tree-lined street. They had carts of sale books outside-- I am a sucker for this but their carts had an extra excellent selection of sale books...More

Thank Magnolia13
Reviewed 13 July 2016

I am a local and I can't resist the urge to stop in Taylor Books just about every time I walk past. They have easily one of the best, if not the best, cup of coffee in town, along with fabulous pastries and fresh snacks....More

Thank _soulembrace
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

With independent bookstores becoming more scarce, we were thrilled to happen upon this one in downtown Charleston. It has a great selection of books, cards, unique baubles. Be sure to stop in on an empty stomach to test out the wonderful baked goods in the...More

Thank Mary Jane T
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

This is a bookstore, performance venue and art gallery just a few blocks from the river in the heart of downtown. We try to stop by whenever we are passing through West Virginia. On a recent 3- day visit to the area, we heard some...More

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Thank Janet G
Reviewed 26 June 2016

While visiting the area I stumbled onto this little gem of a place. It's charming old style was filled full of old classics, and new excitement. I loved that sold used books along with their new. I had trouble finding the staff but there was...More

Thank PicklesWV1987
Reviewed 9 June 2016

There isn't a better place to visit in Charleston than Taylor Books. It's the best downtown hang -- and a wonderful soul of a city that feels tattered around the edges. We hope folks in this area will support this independent book store as a...More

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9 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
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226 Capitol St, Charleston, WV 25301-2206
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 304-342-1461
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