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Amanda's Place

Paw Paw WV
40 Winchester St

Amanda's Place is located approximately 0.4 mile from the C&O Canal Trail, in Paw Paw WV

Directions: 1/2 mile from tunnel
Open daily 11-7 except closed Tuesday

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Sarge P from Sarasota, Fl. on 06/19/2021 04:27 PM:
Hi All - I'll be riding the GAP/C&O for the first time coming up in a week's time or so. The ride from Cumberland to Hancock is 60 miles and I will need lunch around midpoint, which looks like Paw Paw. Is the jaunt into town in WV, to Amanda's Place, not overly time consuming, or should I pack a lunch when leaving Cumberland? This will be a long day in the saddle!

Rob from Rivnuts on 06/19/2021 06:49 PM:
It is, say, about a 10-minute ride across the river to Paw Paw. You can get a sandwich and snacks at the deli in the gas station.

Sarge P from Sarasota, Fl. on 06/20/2021 01:33 PM:
Thanks for that information Rob, your are appreciated!

John W. from Pittsburgh, PA on 06/20/2021 03:47 PM:
Note that Amanda’s is not open on Mondays and Tuesdays. The Liberty gas station right next door has a snack bar that will make burgers, hot dogs, etc. on top of typical convenience store fare. Easy ride into town, maybe 80% of it on a new path they built off the C&O. The road part has decent shoulders.

Sarge P from Sarasota, Fl. on 06/21/2021 07:55 PM:
Ok then, Paw Paw is on the itinerary for lunch as it will be July 1st, a Thursday, when I hit that area. Whether it's Amanda's or Liberty's, I'm sure there'll be something good for refueling. Thank you gentlemen!

Kurt from St Paul, MN on 06/21/2021 11:32 PM:
I just want to vouch for the Liberty gas station. Their sandwiches are nothing fancy but excellent. I have overnighted in Paw Paw the last two years and love that place.

Indy Rider from Indianapolis on 06/23/2021 11:52 AM:
I will also vouch for Amanda. I ordered the steak sandwich and my girlfriend got a cheeseburger. Both were outstanding! Amanda was a super kind woman, didn't mind one bit that we were caked in mud.

Sarge P from Sarasota, Fl. on 06/23/2021 09:23 PM:
So I guess I'll flip a coin then!

Joe Mario on 07/07/2021 12:10 PM:
Another vote for eating lunch at the Liberty Gas station. Their sandwiches are great.

Sarge P from Sarasota, Fl. on 07/10/2021 10:17 AM:
So I ended up at the Liberty. I ordered the chicken sandwich - lettuce, tomato, mayo, and I asked the gal if she had pickles. She answered, "dill or sweet?". Put some of each on it, I replied. When she finished preparing my lunch, she handed me a delicious meal that had pickles piled 6" high. Fabulous.