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Five Loaves Cafe

43 Cannon St, also Mt Pleasant location, Charleston, SC 29403-6068
+1 843-937-4303
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (29 reviews)
“soups” (135 reviews)
“soup sampler” (40 reviews)
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American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
43 Cannon St, also Mt Pleasant location, Charleston, SC 29403-6068
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The portions are small and it was too expensive for what you get. I got a sampler of soups and the flavors weren’t very good. More like watered down vegetables and cheese.

Thank palover77
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I both tried the Parmesan, me the eggplant and chicken for him. We both loved the topper-so cheesy and the chicken and eggplant were fantastic. I loved the texture of the pasta but thought the sauce could have had more flavor. Overall...More

Thank LW8415
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Of the 4 dishes we ordered for Sunday brunch, the shrimp and grits were excellent. The others were not good. From the other reviews, and their apparent success, I suppose it’s possible our experience is not common. But I just can’t square it all with...More

Thank Bill M
murphyeve, Owner at Five Loaves Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Not what I would like to read as an owner. We try everyday to push the envelope with our food. Our brunch business has sky rocketed the past couple years due to serving quality food and taking care of our patrons. We obviously didn't do...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for lunch one day while visiting Charleston because of the good reviews. Overall I was a little disappointed. We had read such good things and were expecting an amazing meal, but it was only average in my opinion. Everything tasted good but...More

Thank Diana G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go for best smoothie and juices next door. Rachel is beet treat, swamp is meal of banana/ peanut /green goodness. lots of ginger and all fresh. Coffee good too

Thank EsmeBennion
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Five Loaves is not fancy but it is sooooo good...actually, it is excellent. A very innovative menu, with several specials included every day, featuring impeccably cooked dishes, professionally served, and well-priced, makes this a "must visit" restaurant every time I am in Charleston. I am...More

Thank suezquez
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of use stopped in for Sunday brunch recently. Although they do not accept reservations, they do take call-ahead seating. Everyone was very pleased with their choice from the menu. The service was great and the prices were decent for a downtown restaurant. The...More

Thank dglassburn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our last lunch in Charleston before heading to the airport, and it was the perfect choice. My favorite part about this place was that you can order two different half sandwiches and three different choices of soups. Between the two of us, my...More

Thank KellyNicoleP5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great dinner with family at Five Loaves. The food is amazing! I'd recommend it for an intimate or small group. It feels very homey and food has a fresh and home made quality. I'd highly recommend it.

Thank alisonaileen
murphyeve, Owner at Five Loaves Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much. We had a great weekend with all the people in town for food and wine festival. Thanks for stopping in. casey

Reviewed 15 February 2018

This restaurant was recommended to us for lunch in Charleston. We absolutely loved our meal / sandwiches. After leaving Charleston and driving to Savannah, we stopped in Mt. Pleasant and searched out the other location to enjoy another lunch with them. YUM!

Thank DSinWA
murphyeve, Owner at Five Loaves Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the great review. see ya next time. casey

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Questions & Answers
Sybil L
23 February 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from murphyeve | Property representative |
Yes at our Mtp location and Summerville. Downtown is only wine and beer.
27 May 2017|
Response from murphyeve | Property representative |
No sorry. It's all first come first serve.
Jennifer H
8 March 2016|
Response from Bethany O |
They do!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Cannon St, also Mt Pleasant location, Charleston, SC 29403-6068
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-937-4303
Eclectic cuisine focusing on locally sourced foods, vegetarian friendly and gluten free menu. Healthy menu with anti-biotic free meats and 15 years of success.
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