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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” (101 reviews)
“cake” (218 reviews)
“berry cobbler” (39 reviews)
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American, Cafe
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
78 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3118
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1 - 10 of 1,277 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

I had the best pecan pie ever! It was darker than most, and not cloyingly sweet, like some are. I asked for the recipe, but all I got was a Southern smile and the comment "Yes, it is good, isn't it?"

Thank Agnes C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited with my daughter who wasn't even born the first time we visited. We were at Kaminskys the first week it was opened. Only gotten much better with time. Excellent service, Excellent Desserts, Excellent Drinks.

Thank MSW1405
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for being a loyal guest of Kaminskys! We are glad you enjoyed the service, desserts & drinks! We can't wait to serve you a slice of the sweet life again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is amazing. I've been there a few times and it works well with the landscape around it. And the food is amazing too. I've had the chocolate cake each time and it is superb and packed full of chocolaty goodness. I totally suggest...More

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

Hello Lilac, Thank you for choosing Kaminskys! We are thrilled you enjoyed our desserts and hope to serve you a slice of the sweet life again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 1 week ago

After attending a play downtown on a Friday evening my wife and I and another couple decided to try Kaminsky's for coffee and dessert. It was close to 11:00 PM when we got there and there was about a 15 minute wait for a table....More

Thank Karl H
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Karl, Thank you for choosing Kaminskys, we are thrilled you enjoyed dessert & coffe with us. We hope to serve you a slice of the sweet life again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 1 week ago

You will not be sorry that you came here! The tollhouse cookie pie is one of the best things I've ever eaten! Everyone was incredibly friendly.

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

Thank you for choosing Kaminskys! We are glad you enjoyed the tollhouse pie & service. We hope to serve you again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped for an afternoon iced coffee while visiting Charleston. Nice place . Also served cocktails. They are known for their desserts and they looked delicious. One of the employees told us the tollhouse pie was their most popular . I believe desserts were $6. To...More

Thank luckygal29
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for choosing Kaminsky's! We are glad you enjoyed the iced coffee and we hope to serve you a slice of the sweet life again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The martinis are only $5 during Happy Hour. We had the tollhouse pie which was wonderful. Make sure you order it with vanilla ice cream it made it over the top. They also have beer if you don't feel like drinking a martini. The only...More

Thank HiMaintenancelady
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 our happy hour selections & toll house pie. We hope to serve you a slice of the sweet life again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there after walking around. Irish coffees were good and we ordered key lime and coconut cream slices of pie. Both seemed as though they had sat for awhile and sizes were ok. Not a lot of flavor in either; however, the bottom crust...More

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

Bee J, I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your Irish Coffee's. I have passed along your feedback to our Executive Pastry. All of our desserts are made fresh in house daily - I apologize that your recent visit didn't live up to our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped into Kaminsky's for dessert that we could take with us to eat later. The seating was very limited, which wasn't an issue for us, because our group was getting ours to-go. We were allowed in four at a time to look at the...More

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

Thank you for choosing Kaminsky's! We are happy to hear you enjoyed the dessert selections! We hope to serve you a slice of the sweet life again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is a small gem. We usually go out for dinner somewhere, go for a long stroll, then head for Kaminsky's. The desserts are displayed in a tiered glass showcase. Even though we have our favorites, each time, it is hard to decide what...More

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

Thank you for choosing Kaminsky's! We are thrilled you enjoyed your experience with us. We hope to serve you a slice of the sweet life again soon! 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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, 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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