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Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe

78 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3118
+1 843-853-8270
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pies” (106 reviews)
“cake” (249 reviews)
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American, Cafe
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$$ - $$$
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78 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3118
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Reviewed yesterday

On Market street next to T-Bonz (same owners) known for the desserts and speciality drinks. Ellery took good care of us and we chowed down on Red Velvet cake and coffee. We did enjoy this place and will go back.

Thank EIEIOOO
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While in Charleston my granddaughter and I went there two times. The desserts were outstanding! A great place to end an evening! Yum! I had coconut pie both times - the best I’ve ever eaten!

Thank joeandlan
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Joeandlan, thank you for visiting Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe. We are so pleased that you enjoyed our coconut pie! Thanks for the great review, and we hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kaminskys offers a variety of desserts, full bar and coffee bar. The white chocolate raspberry martini was perfect. The cakes are delicious and large enough to share. My favorite is the chocolate heath bar cake. During happy hour martinis are only $5.00

Thank Misty R
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Misty, thank you for visiting Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe. We're so pleased that you enjoyed our cakes and dessert martinis. Thanks for the great review, and we hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious menu! We ate there as the culmination of our Culinary Tour and it did not disappoint! Fabulous sweets!

Thank Sharyn J
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sharyn, thank you for visiting Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe. We are so pleased that you enjoyed our sweets! Thanks for the great review, and we hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for something sweet after shopping downtown. Service was a little slow, but the delicious pie was worth the wait. Lots of great looking desserts. There is sure to be something for everyone.More

Thank becky g
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Becky, thank you for visiting Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your sweets with us! We do apologize that service was lacking, and please know that these are not our standards, and it will be looked into immediately. Thank you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! This coconut cream pie really satisfies the sweet tooth and coconut lover's heart! Light, fluffy, not too sweet...next time we're in Charleston, we're going back for more!

Thank Mary W
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Mary, thank you for visiting Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe. We are so pleased that you enjoyed our sweets! Thanks for the great review, and we hope to serve you again!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I highly recommend the happy hour martini specials. Quite tasty and reasonably priced. They hit the spot on a hot July afternoon.

Thank hfcphsmfe
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Hfcphsmfe, thank you for visiting Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe. We are so pleased that you enjoyed our martini specials! Thanks for your great review, and we hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

The signature milkshake was very good. But the cappuccino was lukewarm ☹️. Deserts looked great. Maybe try them another time.More

Thank xit95i95
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Xit95i95, thank you for visiting Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the milkshake, and do deeply apologize that your cappuccino was not the right temperature. We can assure you that this is not our standard, and we will be addressing...More

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Right next to the City Market, they are open late for a dessert as u wander the night market. We got milkshakes to go, and somehow my husbands vanilla milkshake was even better than my espresso one! Very much recommend. You can wait for a...More

Thank Christine L
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Christine, thank you for visiting Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your milkshakes! Thanks for your great review, and we hope you serve you again soon!

Reviewed 12 July 2018

Baked items are fresh and are different everday. Prices. are mid range. Good place to go after dinner

Thank sfeura
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Hello Sfeura, thank you for visiting Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe. We are so glad you enjoyed our baked goods! We hope you will be back soon to see us again!

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cwsams
27 June 2017|
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Response from Coolmaker | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, but I rather doubt it.
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Shelly183
19 May 2016|
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Response from TallyFL | Reviewed this property |
The cake slices are quite large.....almost like a small cake. I would think they would sell a whole cake
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8
Cuisine
Meals
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Monday
1:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
1:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
1:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
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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