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Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe

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78 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3118
+1 843-853-8270
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12:00 - 02:00
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Sun 12:00 - 01:00
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Thu 12:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 02:00
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Uniontown, Ohio
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

The best coconut cream pie I have ever had!! Sometimes it's OK to have dessert before dinner!! Especially on vacation!!

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Thank Cindi M
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us! We are so glad you enjoyed the coconut cream pie, and we hope to have you visit again soon! More 

Little Rock, Arkansas
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147 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016

We walked past this place several times since it was close to the hotel. Next to T-Bonz with a lot of great choices. The choices change daily. It is small but good to grab and go. If you dine in T-Bonz, some of the items are brought to your table in there. Great selection of cakes, cheesecakes, and pies. They... More 

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Thank pclonger
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us at Kaminsky's! We are so glad you enjoyed your desserts with us and we hope to have you come back again soon! More 

Lodi, California
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Had read about the wonderful cakes. Husband and I stopped by after our afternoon Carriage Ride. We each ordered a slice of the Coconut Cake. I then spied the Almond Joy Cake, so I changed my order. Both of them where delicious! I even enjoyed mine with a split of Prosecco. My kind of Happy Hour.

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Thank LodiItalian
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Kaminsky's! We are so glad you enjoyed the cakes and we hope to have you join us again soon! More 

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Found Kaminsky's by chance but golly what a find. We wanted a drink and snack after the market and found this just across the road. The Key Lime Pie and chocolate cake did more than fill the hole. The size of the chocolate cake was enormous but just too good to leave. The Key Lime pie was great too and... More 

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Thank SueWolves53
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us at Kaminsky's! We are so glad you enjoyed your desserts and service, and we hope to have you visit again on your next visit to Charleston! More 

Michigan
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016

While half of our family went on a ghost tour the other night, the rest of us decided it was a good time to go seek out some dessert. Since there are stairs leading into Kaminsky's our party with a wheelchair was seated in T-bonz Gill and Grill restaurant which connects to the Cafe. There was plenty of space to... More 

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Thank SpartyFamilyMI
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Kaminsky's! We are so glad you enjoyed your recent experience with us including the desserts, drinks and service. We look forward to serving you again soon! More 

Houston, Texas
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Stopped in the kids after dinner and walking around Charleston last night. We had at least one of everything it seemed like. Their signature berry cobbler was seriously amazing and the kids said it was truly the best hot chocolate they ever had. I loved the mountain of chocolate cake. I don't think you can go wrong here at all.

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Thank Christopher W
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Kaminsky's! We are so glad you enjoyed your desserts and we hope to have you join us again soon! More 

Dandridge, Tennessee
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016

We stopped in for dessert and were not disappointed! Sooooo good! Pecan pie was fantastic and my husband had key lime pie which he thought was the best he'd ever had. Too late for coffee for me so I asked if I could just have a small milk and even tho it was not on the menu they were more... More 

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thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us at Kaminsky's! We are so glad you enjoyed the Pecan Pie and we hope to have you visit again soon! More 

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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2016

We were in Charleston for three nights. We stopped at Kaminsky's on two of those nights. The first night, we had no issues getting a table for 7. The next night, Friday, there was a 30 minute wait. This was fine... we were tired and took our desserts "to go." Definitely make this a stop while in town.

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Thank BeachMomWPS
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us at Kaminsky's during your trip to Charleston! We are so glad you enjoyed your desserts and we hope to have you join us again next time your in town! More 

NC
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 March 2016

So I am vacationing here in Charleston and have been to Kamisky's three times in a week. Yes the desserts are that good! Each day something new to try. Everything was wonderful if not so wonderful for my figure. I may go through withdrawals when I leave...

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Thank MSavage
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Kaminsky's during your trip to Charleston! We are so glad you enjoyed everything and we hope to have you join us again on your next trip! More 

Rhode Island
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378 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

The service at the bar was awesome. 6 of us had desserts and/or drinks at the bar with all tables filled. Got there with Happy Hour ending in 15 minutes and the gentleman behind the bar took great care of me and another of our party during that window after telling him I was celebrating my bday. Great time. Had... More 

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Thank DaveEB310
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Kaminsky's for your birthday! We are so glad you enjoyed your desserts and drinks and we hope to have you dine with us again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 01:00
Monday
13:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 01:00
Thursday
12:00 - 01:00
Friday
12:00 - 02:00
Saturday
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3118
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-853-8270
Description
Located in downtown Charleston, Kaminsky's "most excellent" desserts are prepared fresh each day by our talented pastry chefs with selections changing daily. We encourage you to explore our selection of signature desserts housed in the case at the front door.Relax and enjoy your most excellent selection of dessert with a beverage. In addition to our vast array of specialty coffees, we also offer a full beer, wine and liquor selection.Our signature desserts can be ordered for any special occasion or celebration. We ask that you call our restaurants to reserve your favorite gourmet cake or pie at least 48 hours in advance.

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