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The Block Restaurant And Wine Cellar

201 Capitol St, Capitol and Quarrier St, Charleston, WV 25301-2205
+1 681-265-9074
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“cheese plate” (8 reviews)
“couscous” (6 reviews)
“prawns” (4 reviews)
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International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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201 Capitol St, Capitol and Quarrier St, Charleston, WV 25301-2205
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had 5 people in our party. We were seated in 15 minutes on a Saturday night without a reservation which was great. Everyone enjoyed our food with a few exceptions: My Cuban sandwich did not have any yellow mustard on it (total requirement!), and...More

Thank Lori C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a late evening dinner and stumbled on The Block. I had the Cubano and a fantastic stew. My wife essentially asked them to make her a salad which was not on the menu, and they came through with flying colors. Vicki...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed a business lunch here and the all food was wonderful. I would have given 5 stars had the service been less delayed.

Thank Rosemarie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoy coming here to celebrate special occasions because of the atmosphere, service, and the excellent food. We always reserve our table ahead of time and enjoy 5-star service from the waitstaff. An experience unique to the Block is its wine flights, which allow you...More

Thank wvbatt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little disappointed with the over cooked salmon on more than one occasion, even after requesting the item be cooked "medium". But, overall the food is good. Ambiance is what makes this place; the windows and outdoor seating are great. Also should mention the extensive...More

Thank natalieshelton1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pies and Pints down the road had a long wait, so we ended up at Block. Better for couples than a family choice, Block did have some outstanding options on their menu. The potato leek soup was terrific, and came with two really great pieces...More

Thank JohannesSilentio
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Appeared abandoned Saturday at lunch. Travis soon watered and took the order. Salad was a fresh cold rather standard offering. The burger was flavorful fresh meat cooked medium rare. The toppings were well-selected with the pickled onion providing a pleasant sweet note. For goat cheese...More

1  Thank johnfjohnston
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a tasty dinner. All the entrees were well presented and portions were just right. They have a good wine selection and a selection of European and Asian beers. The "beef stew" turned out to be a German style goulasch that was fantastic. The...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 16 August 2018

The highlight of the dinner were our entrees. I had an excellent pasta chicken dish and my wife enjoyed her crab cake platter. We ordered Brie en Croute as an appetizer. The crust was undercooked and the cheese was Luke warm at best. The restaurant...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I went to The Block for dinner this evening. For an appetizer I had the Basil Parmesan Arancini. It is a cheesy rice ball with marinara sauce. It was very good. This dish was $9, I would have paid a little more. For my entree...More

Thank Amy D
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14 June 2018|
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Response from TJouer | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend business casual. The attire on the patio is a bit less formal due to the heat during the warmer months.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Capitol St, Capitol and Quarrier St, Charleston, WV 25301-2205
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 681-265-9074
  • E-mail
Experience a satisfying and memorable dining experience at The Block Restaurant and Wine Cellar downtown Charleston, West Virginia. Our restaurant offers the best tasting dishes made from the highest quality ingredients and an extensive wine selection. With more than 20 years of experience, we take pride in being known as the unique innovators of creative dishes and presentations. Visit us and feast on our specialty dishes made with passion and love.
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