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Gaulart & Maliclet French Cafe

98 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401-2201
+1 843-577-9797
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (167 reviews)
“baguette” (55 reviews)
“gazpacho” (35 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
French, Cafe, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
98 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401-2201
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1 - 10 of 585 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

This small bistro on Broad Street always seems busy, with wait times for lunch up to thirty minutes. But the food is well-prepared, French country style, and most offerings come with a glass of house wine. Servers are pleasant, cheerful and make the wait worthwhile.

Thank JIWM
Reviewed 6 days ago

We will never visit Charleston again without stopping here! I felt like I had been transported back to France.

Thank Jan L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed their weekend dinner special - glass of house wine, salad, bouillibase and french bread. $22 I think for the meal and it was excellent. Also indulged in a freshly made croissant filled with the homemade dark chocolate filling. Decadent and so worth it!!

Thank Clare L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I frequent this restaurant anytime we’re in Charleston. The atmosphere is friendly and informal. The cheese and pate plates are delicious and the soups are wonderful. The soups change each day so there’s always a good variety. If we had to choose...More

Thank kbsib
Reviewed 5 December 2017

This recommended by a local family member and it was excellent. The corner service to the very pleasant service was just a gem. The food was tasty and quick. The prices are so so low for a snack or whatever you need. Highly recommended!

1  Thank twomenwithtrumpets
Reviewed 28 November 2017

We stumbled into this place (quite frankly) to find a restroom, but saw the menu and it was VERY reasonable and the place was obviously popular so we stayed for lunch. We've traveled extensively in Europe and this place felt like we were in a...More

Thank SMT56
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We heard about this French cafe from another restaurant manager when we asked for recommendations. He called it "Fast & French." It is a small place but was packed with patrons. We ate at the bar but there were other communal tables. The lunch deals...More

Thank VKauf2014
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

On the bright side, the gazpacho was excellent. That’s the end of my positive review. The open face sandwich on a baguette was wretched. I wouldn’t serve it to company on my worst day. The baguette tasted about three days old—terribly stale. The cheese formed...More

Thank JWK7385
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch. We had a tuna salad and a “Vegetarian half baguette cheese melt” Both were great and hope to return again for lunch today. It’s not a wonderful looking restaurant, more of a bar with light meals. It’s small being only a...More

Thank Terumah
Reviewed 18 October 2017

the soup and sandwich selections are tasty! I had a beef soup and roast beef sandwich. The special really looked good, but was more food than I wanted. The service is friendly and you can sit in the back at a table or you can...More

Thank William E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401-2201
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-577-9797
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