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Gaulart & Maliclet French Cafe

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98 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401-2201
(843) 577-9797
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8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Takeout

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  • 194
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    Very good
  • 35
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Awesome little place for breakfast and lunch!

This tiny place down Broad from our B&B is known lovingly by locals as Fast and French! We had the croq' monsieur and the croq' croissant and they were amazing! My godmother was french, so it was a wonderful surprise to have them made the right way. Everything was really fresh and homemade - the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
Maddy D
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Charlottesville
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  • Dining on a budget
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English first
Charlottesville
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This tiny place down Broad from our B&B is known lovingly by locals as Fast and French! We had the croq' monsieur and the croq' croissant and they were amazing! My godmother was french, so it was a wonderful surprise to have them made the right way. Everything was really fresh and homemade - the croissants came straight from the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Every time I come to Charleston, I make a special stop. My family loves to dine here. My favorite is their French press. They also have a variety of vegetarian options. A perfect place for lunch. It does get busy, and seating is limited.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Value spot for a light lunch. Try the daily lunch special. You will not be disappointed . Loved the large selection of soups, including 3 chilled and 3 hot soups. The ice cream with fresh fruit for dessert is a refreshing end to a yummy meal on a warm Charleston afternoon. We enjoyed our first lunch so much, we returned... More 

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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Charming little hole-in-the-wall French restaurant in the historic French quarter. Good food with a neighborhood atmosphere.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This is a charming place with very decent food and fairly reasonable prices. You can have everything from a cheese plate two hands to the special of the day - sandwich and prosperous years. It's mostly countertop area with a few tables in the back room. All cities enjoyable and your choices available depending upon how friendly you feel with... More 

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Baldwin, New York
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We stopped in to this bistro for a quick lunch and enjoyed a very lovely meal. The cold gazpacho and the hot coconut curry lentil were absolutely spot on. The small cheese and pate sampler was a reasonable selection of meats and cheeses with some tasty bread. No baguette here! The house made tarragon Dijon mustard was a surprise hit.... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

A cozy little place, quick service, and decent food. The staff was friendly and it's worth stopping in.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Have been many times over the years for both lunch and dinner; I always enjoyed my meal. This week, I had jury duty and was able to eat lunch here twice. Both times the meals were excellent! First, had the O'salmon lunch special which included salmon on rye toast, goat cheese on rye toast, soup (I had the cold cucumber)... More 

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Harrisburg, pa
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We went there on a recommendation for the street vendor selling water ice. It's a very small charming place. It's a french restuarant and we were there with our frnech exchange student. She said they had drinks and things that you can only get from France. THe food was good. They have a small breakfast menu that they serve all... More 

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Savannah, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I saw a review that said hidden gem, could not agree more. If you are a fan of turkey/ham sandwiches (open faced), this is your spot. Extremely affordable - quick service. I would get there a little before noon due to the size of the restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 98 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401-2201
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: (843) 577-9797

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12
  • Cuisine: French, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?