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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
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pies” (110 reviews)
“cake” (235 reviews)
“berry cobbler” (39 reviews)
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78 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3118
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great place to stop in at the end of the day for a drink and/or dessert or both! Expect to wait because it is that good!!!

Thank lneal0124
Reviewed 4 days ago

This place has the best pies in Charleston Area. Try the Coconut Cream it is wonderful. Prices are in line with other places in the area.

Thank Tomgoss1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place, great people and such a lovely atmosphere...and the desserts...well you've just got to try them!

Thank EmmaLouise7
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for choosing Kaminsky's. We are glad you enjoyed the hospitality, atmosphere & desserts. We can't wait to serve you again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The dessert selections would satisfy even the pickiest eater. I can't say enough about the desserts, brownies and adult dessert beverages, they were all fantastic!

Thank Tracy S
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Tracy, Thank you for choosing Kaminsky's, we are glad you enjoyed the desserts & beverages. We hope to serve you again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So we went to this coffee and desert cafe after dinner; roughly around 9 last night. I was surprised that we had to wait to get a table. We stood looking at the desert display while we waited - only problem was the desert display...More

Thank Warren C
thanksfordining, General Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Good afternoon Warren C, I sincerely apologize for your experience. We proudly serve our own Proprietary Blend from local King Bean Coffee Roasters in North Charleston - it is our not our standard to serve lukewarm coffee or reheat it in the microwave. I will...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a cool place. Kaminsky's is a desert bar that is connected to TBonz steakhouse. It is the perfect place to finish a date or just socialize and munch after a nice meal. The menu is relatively simple, shakes, coffee and deserts, but they do...More

Thank Daniel R
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Daniel, Thank you for choosing Kaminsky's. We are thrilled you enjoyed the desserts and atmosphere. We hope to serve you a slice of the sweet life again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't miss Kaminsky's! A dessert cafe and bar in one. This historic cafe makes all their pies and cakes in house. The flourless chocolate cake was SO GOOD it brought a tear to my eye! And a cup of coffee at a window table where...More

Thank n0rthwoods
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing Kaminsky's! We are glad you enjoyed the desserts & coffee while dining with us. We look forward to serving you again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked up to steps to go in around 7 walked in its very small but , very cool and quant. people standing in doorway .the 1 desert counter at your amideate right hard to look at the 10 deserts in counter with door there. We...More

Thank bryancdrum
thanksfordining, General Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon Mr. bryancdrum, I sincerely apologize about your visit. All of our desserts are made fresh in house daily and we have high standards for the quality of ingredients. However, I have passed along your feedback to our Executive Pastry Chef and we will...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for dessert while killing some time before a tour. Glad we did! The desserts were wonderful! The coconut cheesecake was awesome! I watched a 14 year-old inhale the pecan pie and another lay waste to a cookie sundae like nobody’s business. It is...More

Thank OBX029
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing Kaminsky's! We are glad you enjoyed the desserts and hope to serve you again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the key lime pie and it was artistically presented and insanely delisious. It is a nice clean restaurant not too loud or crowded. If you like good food, GO!

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

Thank you for choosing Kaminsky's! We are glad you enjoyed the key lime pie & atmosphere! We hope to serve you again! Cheers!

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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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, 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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