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Five Loaves Cafe

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43 Cannon St, also Mt Pleasant location, Charleston, SC 29403-6068
+1 843-937-4303
11:00 - 22:00
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All hours
Sun 10:00 - 14:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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125 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

definitely stop by and get a sandwich for lunch or soup. Everything is really good! A great lunch place for vegetarians.

Thank Shiba M
Charleston, South Carolina
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here is amazing, everything I've tried is excellent. The soups are fresh and delightfully different, yet very tasty! I highly recommend the soup sampler so you can enjoy 3 different soups! The sandwiches are also wonderful. I tried the turkey sandwich with cranberry sauce and herbed cream cheese on sourdough, it was fantastic! My friends tried the chicken... More 

Thank 724nancym
Nashville, Tennessee
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51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great atmosphere. Ordered the Crab cake BLT from one of the "specials of the day". Really great sandwich that was quite large....did NOT order nor need to order a "side" seeing as it was very filling. I will return!

Thank Scott G
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to eat great food but have a tight budget this is definitely the place to try! Half soup/sandwich/salad is the way to go. The portabella burger and FLC salad was so good. If you are looking for an appetizer definitely try the goat cheese gnocchi. Everything on the menu looks delicious.

Thank Maria C
Omaha, Nebraska
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Five Loaves This was our first stop when we arrived in Charleston. It is an adorable place – small, but not cramped. Very friendly and helpful staff. Great location, close to downtown. I had a half Portobello goat cheeseburger (vegetarian) and a bowl of sweet potato soup. My husband had the Mediterranean garden burger. Both meals were amazing and I... More 

Thank AmyBehrklar
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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80 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this place but you might have a wait because I have never been there when there was not a line.There is a community table in the back.The soups are home made and my fav is the soup and 1/2 sandwich.Desserts are incredible if you have room.I had cake to go.

Thank cherylellen
Brunswick, Georgia
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102 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tiny restaurant with excellent choices for Sunday breakfast or brunch. I got a soup sampler that was excellent. And a vegetable Benedict that was delicious! Eggs were perfectly cooked and hollandaise was on point. Husband got biscuits and gravy with side of bacon for good measure. A peach Bellini and excellent make this a sure fire favorite!

Thank angelynnt
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After arriving here today for a girls weekend, we were searching for a good local place to eat. Fortunately, we quickly found Five Loaves. We arrived just after 5 pm and were seated promptly. The menu was not overly large (which can be overwhelming at new restaurants) and we finally decided on our meals. I chose the chicken salad sandwich... More 

Thank Angel B
Fairfax, Virginia
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is freshly made and very good! I have never had a bad or even average dish. The soups are incredible, everything is great, had dessert for the first time - bananas Foster cheesecake... MMMMMM

Thank JoanneH32
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife an I have had lunch there many times but last week we tried the Sunday Brunch for the first time. They have a nice menu and their food is always fresh. While they have a nice assortment of healthful choices to offer, we opted for the chicken and waffles. They were delicious and worth the calories

Thank Al H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Cannon St, also Mt Pleasant location, Charleston, SC 29403-6068
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-937-4303
Eclectic cuisine focusing on locally sourced foods, vegetarian friendly and gluten free menu. Healthy menu with anti-biotic free meats and 13 years of success.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?