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Sam's Uptown Cafe

28 Capitol St, Charleston, WV 25301-2804
+1 304-346-6222
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“soft tacos” (2 reviews)
“burger” (10 reviews)
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Pub, American, Bar
$$ - $$$
28 Capitol St, Charleston, WV 25301-2804
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Burgers are outstanding. Very knowledgeable servers. Chili is awesome. Be sure to ask server about specials.

Thank WelltraveledWV
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I read reviews saying this place offers the best burgers in Charleston. My wife was in Charleston to attend a meeting, I tagged along. I was scouting places to eat while she was busy. I stopped by Sam's to check it out. It is such...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The menu may change every week, but the atmosphere and quality of food is ALWAYS consistent and wonderful. We look forward to going there every chance we get. You won’t be disappointed.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Sunday Brunch is amazing !! This is a must on a Sunday morning. Everyone is so nice and very fast service. Food is awesome and the Bloody Mary's are excellent. You get a lot of food for a very good price.

Thank Jackie H
Reviewed 17 July 2018

came here on the recommendation of our hotel bartender...in a nutshell, a dive bar with really good food!...hubs got the sam's burger and i got the prib rib sub...both delish, burger was a tad dry...next time he'll request medium...we got there about 11:15am and there...More

1  Thank mjpk25
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

The title should tell you everything you need to know. My son and I went on the search over a year ago for the best burger in town, and after a long and arduous journey we found this Small unassuming bar on capitol street. Setting...More

1  Thank Cosmopolitan192620
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Who would think that this bar has amazing burgers? I had heard and read the chatter throughout town, indicating that the burgers are the best, for quite some time. It lives up to the hype. So good! Disclaimer: I don't eat beef or pork, and...More

Thank beedub1
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Sam’s is a great place to go to watch a game and grab some food. They have several tv’s that you can see from any seat in the bar and the food is always good.

Thank Steph2234
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We went there on Sunday morning for brunch. The place had NO ambiance at all. However, the shepherdd's pie was really pretty good. We had a pretty good time because the service was adequate. And the bloody Marys were quite good also. Prices were not...More

Thank MidnightKrewzer
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped in to watch a couple games. They have a nice bar and surprising delicious food. We had a couple local craft beers and then had a couple club sandwiches. The fries and onion rings are special. I also highly recommend their hamburger

Thank bradfordconaway
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Pub, American, Bar
After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Capitol St, Charleston, WV 25301-2804
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 304-346-6222
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Conveniently located in Charleston, West Virginia, Sam's Uptown Cafe has called 28 Capitol Street home for 20 years! It is no doubt as to why it is one of the city's favorite landmarks. Stop by and try one of the MANY beers- tapped, bottled, or canned, enjoy our selection of spirits and fine wines, and grab a bite to eat with coworkers and friends! Sam's Uptown Cafe has a fully staffed kitchen that is open until 2 a.m. 7 days a week!! It is the perfect spot for sports viewing, Happy Hour, business lunches, private parties, drinks, food, and fun! Feel free to "like" us on facebook and follow on twitter.
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