Local Attractions

Locked & Coded

222 Kanawha Blvd E – 304-941-5354

Can you escape?


Charleston Light Opera Guild

411 Tennessee Avenue – 304-545-6945


Appalachian Power Park

601 Morris St – 304-344-BATS

Home of West Virginia Power Baseball


Clay Center

1 Clay Square – 304-561-3570

The Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences of West Virginia opened on July 12, 2003. The Center, a 240,000 square foot structure, houses performing arts, visual arts and sciences under one roof – one of the few of its kind in the country. Located in the state’s capital city of Charleston, the facility is home to the Clay Center’s Avampato Discovery Museum, the Juliet Art Museum and the Maier Foundation Performance Hall, home of the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra.


WV State Museum

1900 Kanawha Boulevard East – 304-558-0220

The West Virginia State Museum is dedicated to inspiring, educating and enriching the lives of the public by instilling a deeper understanding and sense of pride through the collection, preservation and exhibition of diverse cultural and historic traditions, focusing on every aspect of West Virginia history, culture, art, paleontology, archaeology and geology from all geographic regions – representing the people, land and industries.


WV State Capitol Complex

1900 Kanawha Blvd E

The exterior of the classical-styled building is buff Indiana limestone. More than 700 train carloads of limestone and 4,640 tons of steel were used in its construction. The magnificent 293- foot gold dome which tops the structure is five feet higher than the dome of the U.S. Capitol. The entire dome is gilded in 23 ½ karat gold leaf applied to the copper and lead roof in tiny 3 3/8 inch squares.

Two thirds of the interior of the Capitol is marble – White Imperial Danby Vermont, Italian Travertine, and Tennessee. Consisting of 535,000 square feet of floor space, the building has 333 rooms in its main unit and two wings.


Haddad Riverfront Park

600 Kanawha Boulevard East

Haddad Riverfront Park features a retractable fabric canopy over the park’s existing seating area, a steel and fabric roof for the park’s new permanent stage and a canopy covering a new pavilion overlooking the Kanawha River.

Tidewater Grill

1060 Charleston Town Center Drive – 888-456-3463
Tidewater Grill is one of Charleston’s all-time favorite dining and gathering restaurants. Located in Charleston’s bustling downtown shopping venue, Tidewater Grill has wowed guests for over thirty years with an emphasis on offering premium seafood served simply! This all scratch kitchen continues the tradition of fresh catch of the day, homemade pasta dishes, fresh raw bar delicacies as well as other favorites such as the Greek salad, signature bread, sandwiches and salads.


Pies and Pints

222 Capitol Street – 304-342-7437
Pies & Pints, where delicious pie and craft beers will await you.

As our second ever Pies & Pints restaurant, the Charleston location serves one-of-a-kind pizza and craft beer in the center of the city’s downtown shopping district.

The combination of great food and beer is perfect for the capital city, which is just the right size to run into a friend almost anywhere you go. We’re right on Capitol Street next to Taylor Brooks, close to great art galleries, cafes and shops. In the city we’re easy to find by car, bike, or on foot. Pies & Pints is the perfect place to gather for great food and friends after a long day at the office.


Black Sheep Burrito & Brews

702 Quarrier St. – 304-343-2739
If you’re looking for a unique place to eat and relax, Black Sheep Burrito & Brews is a place to separate from the flock and identify yourself however you please.


Sitar of India

702 Lee St E – 304-346-3745
Sitar of India represents the delicious food in the heart of capitol City Charleston WV. We have memories from 1994 when it open for public and it’s still serving with great food. Sitar of India Thanks all the visitors and community for their appreciation/Awards including” The Best Overall food Award” from Taste of Charleston (food critics Award).Special Appreciation Award from Charleston City Police. Other many awards from city communities and state for best food. We always try to participate with community services/donations with United way and many other charitable trusts. We always try to get best award from our customers make them happy.


Recovery Sports Grill

600 Virginia Street East – 681-205-8395
Recovery Sports Grill is more than just a sports grill and bar—it’s a family and fan friendly restaurant with great food and drink, and a casual atmosphere tied together by both local and professional sports.


First Watch

164 Summers Street – 304-343-3447
Here at First Watch, we begin each morning at the crack of dawn, slicing fresh fruits and vegetables, baking muffins and whipping up our French toast batter from scratch. Everything is made to order, and freshness is never compromised. We don’t use heat lamps or deep fryers — we use only the finest ingredients possible for the freshest taste around.

When you arrive, we welcome you with a pot — not just a cup — of our Sunrise Select Premium Blend® coffee, along with complimentary newspapers and WiFi Internet access.


The Block Restaurant & Wine Cellar

201 Capitol Street – 681-265-9074
Enjoy a satisfying and memorable urban dining experience in downtown Charleston, West Virginia. Our award wining restaurant offers the best tasting dishes made from scratch with the highest quality ingredients. On-site wine cellar offers one of a kind collection of over 500 different wines. Comfortable casual setting with patio seating. With more than 20 years of experience, we take pride in everything we do! Visit us and feast on our specialty dishes made with passion and love.


Dem 2 Brothers and a Grill

423 Virginia Street West – 304-400-4977
More than 200 customers stop by Dem 2 Brothers & A Grill on “The Best-Smelling Corner in Charleston;” each day for mouth-watering signature ribs and full menu of other items — including pulled pork, sweet potato casserole, collard greens, baked beans and mac & cheese.


Sahara Restaurant

189 Summers St – 304-346-9800
Relaxed Mediterranean buffet for falafel, gyros & tabbouleh in simple environs, plus catering.


The Barge Restaurant Bar & Grille

1414 MacCorkle Ave. SW – 304-744-2628
Keep Calm and Barge On!


Ellen’s Homemade Ice Cream

225 Capitol Street – 304-343-6488
In September of 1997, Ellen’s Homemade Ice Cream was born with the simple mission to delight customers with all-natural, high-quality ingredients and a welcoming and comfortable atmosphere. For more than 15 years, Ellen’s is still doing just that. Whether it’s while playing her flute or in the kitchen of Ellen’s, Ellen takes pride in all that she does – especially when it comes to making ice cream.


Rock City Cake Company

241 Capitol Street – 681-265-9154
The Rock City Cake Company will bring a modern take to a classic idea that we all love… Cake. Our mission is to provide a visually stunning product that is equally delicious and do it in a way that no one else in Southern West Virginia would even attempt. We will bring new and cutting edge products to the area and continue to search for innovative ways to expand on designs and products. From Cake Pops and Cake Push Pops to Wedding Cakes and Birthday Cakes, we are a full service bakery and can handle any order, large or small.

At Rock City Cake Company our inspiration comes from all things Rock and Roll so turn it up and let’s eat cake!

For Those About to Cake, We Salute You!

Charleston Town Center Mall

3000 Charleston Town Center Drive

Monday         10am-9pm

Tuesday        10am-9pm

Wednesday  10am-9pm

Thursday      10am-9pm

Friday           10am-9pm

Saturday      10am-9pm

Sunday         12:30pm-6pm


Capitol Market

800 Smith Street – 304-344-1905

Market Hours

Open Daily Year Round

January through March

  • Monday – Saturday 10 am to 6 pm
  • Sunday – Noon to 5 pm

April through November

  • Monday – Saturday 9 am to 6 pm
  • Sunday – Noon to 5 pm

December: Extended Holiday Hours

  • December 1 through Christmas:
  • Monday – Saturday 9 am to 7 pm
  • Sunday Noon to 5 pm
  • Christmas & New Year’s Eve – 9 am to 4 pm

Closed

  • New Year’s Day
  • Easter
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas

South Ridge Shopping Center

Southridge Boulevard

Find these and many more at Southridge:

  • Walmart
  • Sam’s Wholesale Club
  • Toys-R-Us
  • David’s Bridal
  • Dollar Tree
  • AT&T
  • Ashley Furniture
  • Sprint
  • The Home Depot
  • Big Sandy Outlet
  • Cabela’s

Dining options include:

  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Wendy’sPanera Bread
  • McDonald’s
  • Taco Bell
  • Olive Garden
  • Red Lobster
  • Honey Baked Ham
  • Quaker Steak and Lube
  • Maggie Moo’s Ice Cream
  • Sabatino Brothers
  • Subway
  • Chuck-E-Cheese
  • Penn Station
  • Chick-fil-A
  • Five Guys