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Swiftwater Cafe

405 Capitol St, Suite 105, Charleston, WV 25301-1749
+1 304-342-2443
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (8 reviews)
“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
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405 Capitol St, Suite 105, Charleston, WV 25301-1749
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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

My family and I stopped at this wonderful cafe for lunch as we were passing through Charleston. Even though the cafe was about to close, our party of 6 was welcomed warmly. The sandwiches were delicious as was the soup and wrap. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Meljam8
Reviewed 14 July 2018

I typically eat here at lunch. The menu at this cafe is great, varied and reasonably priced. There are specials each day of the week and there are also pre-made, quick-grab selections of salads and sandwiches that are really delicious along with dessert options. The...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank FlashandWW
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I've eaten here a couple of times with my mother fro lunch. They have very good hot dogs and the service is always friendly.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank gjpyvowhitant1
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Great little cafe with a lot breakfast choices. My son had the breakfast hot dogs which is sausage, gravy eggs and cheese on a toasted hot dog bun. He let me try it and it was great ! The other 6 of us had more...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank J9239SYmichaelw
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Food very good and ready in a timely manner. Place was clean and employees friendly. Maybe a dozen or so tables and was never full. Was doing a good take out business also. Fourth time there and all above is pretty consistent.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank deansilkwood
Reviewed 3 March 2018

These guys are a joy to work with. Very professional. If you need take out for a meeting or in office lunch order from them.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank kedz089
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

I was in Charleston, West Virginia, with my best friend as she was taking care of personal business downtown and we wanted a quick bite to eat for lunch. When we asked for recommendations about a place close by to eat, someone mentioned this café....More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank RobertECroneJr
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Had lunch here with the wife. You order at the window and wait for your number to be called. The food was served promptly. The sandwiches were very good and the potato salad was excellent. Prices were average, but certainly not cheap. Would eat here...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank kagatlin
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

The grilled breakfast burrito is awesome! As well as the Cajun turkey wrap. But you can't go wrong with any item. Great place, prices, and service!

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank fireonthehead
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent Food, quaint atmosphere and quick service! Lots of choices on the menu. Closes at 2pm is the only downside. Great stop off the interstate - located downtown. Easy to get to.

Date of visit: May 2017
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Renee L
28 August 2017|
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Response from fireonthehead | Reviewed this property |
they used to only deliver locally within a few blocks. I am not sure they still do.
Susan W
29 May 2017|
Response from cryoung2 | Reviewed this property |
Outside dining? no canines? No Hot Dog sandwiches? Yes p.s." with everything" in WV includes chili, onions and slaw
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405 Capitol St, Suite 105, Charleston, WV 25301-1749
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 304-342-2443
  • E-mail
Swiftwater Cafe provides Breakfast, Lunch, and Catering Options to Downtown Charleston Monday-Friday. We are especially known for our WV style Hot Dogs and fresh health options also. We are also well know for fast friendly service. We also have sandwiches, wraps, and many homemade soups. The Coffee is roasted just for us and is ground fresh just before brewing. Many Baked Goods are also available.
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