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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
Today
13:00 - 01:00
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Sun 12:00 - 01:00
Mon - Wed 13:00 - 01:00
Thu 12:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 02:00
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

By accident we jumped into the coffee. The cakes all looked amazing and tasted great . The coffee was freshly powdered , and help us perfectly to survive the afternoon.

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Thank Thomas S
Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Love this place. If there is a wait it is well worth waiting. Great drinks and outstanding desserts. Always looking forward to visiting here during our trips

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

Thank you Steven for the rave review! We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed experiences with us at Kaminsky's. We look forward to serving you again soon. Cheers! More 

Surfside Beach, South Carolina
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142 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Coffee is good but limited choice and no flavored creamer. Cake was tasty but dry. They play modern rock too loud. Not someplace I'd take the family for desert and coffee.

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

Alan, We are sorry you did not enjoy your experience with us. We will use your feedback as a tool to improve on areas of opportunity. We do hope you will try us again. Cheers! More 

Rochester, New Hampshire
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Don't go unless you LOVE dessert! It's all good - i would weigh 400 lbs if I lived here! Lots of choices - we will be back!

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

Thanks Ernie! We LOVE desserts at Kaminsky's and so glad you did as well! We appreciate your review and hope to serve you again soon. Cheers! More 

michigan
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309 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We lucked out and got a table right away but it is small!!! Drooled looking at the desserts at the counter. A little pricey but a pc of cake could be shared. Quite a few "adult" coffees to choose from. Holy sugar overload. Worth a stop if you have a sweet tooth.

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

Thank you so much! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed our desserts so much. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Cartersville, Georgia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The dessert and coffee were amazing. It was a great place to get in from the cold and get a warm drink and something sweet.

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

Hello Tamara, Thank you for choosing Kaminsky's & for the 5 star review! We look forward to serving you again soon! Thank you! Lauren More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good Service. Yummy desserts and drinks. This is a great spot to pop into for a yummy treat and drinks. Great spot for parents who need break.

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

Hello Lisa, Thank you for choosing Kaminsky's! We are glad you enjoyed our desserts & drinks during your visit, we look forward to serving you again soon! Cheers! Liza More 

St. Petersburg
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101 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had one of the best desserts we have ever had. Chai tea( $3.50) was delicious as well as the coffee. We asked for mountain chocolate cake $6.50 and 2 people can eat it. Pies are $4.95 a piece. Service was kind although we had to wait 15-20 minutes for a table. Parking is very difficult. We definitely recommend it.

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

Thank you for visiting Kaminsky's in Downtown Charleston. We are so glad you decided to wait and that your desserts was delicious. We hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, Lauren More 

Atlanta
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to escape the cold and warm up a bit, but you may have to wait. Try the Toll House pie with ice cream.

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

Thank you for choosing Kaminsky's & for your review! We are so glad you enjoyed your experience and were able to escape the weather elements! Thank you for recommending our Charleston Favorite, the toll house pie! We look forward to serving you again soon! Cheers! Liza More 

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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great dessert and service! Would definitely get back to this spot next time we visit again.

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

Thank YOU for choosing Kaminsky's and for your review! We look forward to serving you dessert again soon! Cheers! Liza 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
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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