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Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe

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78 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401
+1 843-853-8270
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1:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 1:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thu - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dessert, Drinks, Coffee & Tea, Late Night, Takeout
Description: Located in downtown Charleston, Kaminsky's "most excellent" desserts are...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best deserts

Stopped by for desert after a leisure walk in Charleston. The coconut cream pie and carrot cake was out of this world delicious!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
Brenda C
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Stopped by for desert after a leisure walk in Charleston. The coconut cream pie and carrot cake was out of this world delicious!

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Greenville, South Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Both nights we ordered desserts to go - had to wait outside to even place order. Always a treat to get dessert when we are in Charleston at Kaminsky's - great variety - would love to eventually be able to sit inside restaurant!

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241 reviews 241 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Kaminsky's has a nice variety of desserts. You don't have to eat your dessert there. Make your selection, have them box it up, and take it back to your hotel where you can have it at your leisure. Kaminsky's is located next to TBonz Gill & Grill downtown.

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thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us at Kaminsky's. We are so glad that you are pleased with our selection of desserts. We hope to have you dine with us again soon! More 

Suffolk UK
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48 reviews 48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Great range of specialty coffees with or without liquor. Great pastries and attentive staff. good location the bourbon pecan pie is to die for.

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Thank you for dining with us at Kaminsky's. We are so glad you have enjoyed our drinks and desserts. We hope to have you dine with us again soon! More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia
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148 reviews 148 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Great homemade desserts and wonderful dessert maritinis! Went here on our food tour and if you're a dessert person you'll be amazed. All desserts are homemade, not bought and warmed or thawed or any of that stuff. Dessert martinis are awesome and super decadent. One was enough as it was so sweet. Great place to treat yourself at.

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Thank you for dining with us at Kaminksy's. We are so glad you enjoyed your recent experience with us. We hope to have you dine with us again soon! More 

Pompton Plains, NJ
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I had the pecan pie, which was fantastic, and my wife had the coconut cream pie which was also fantastic, Served with Irish coffee and cappuccino. A great dessert experience

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Thank you for dining with us at Kaminsky's. We are so glad you enjoyed our desserts. We hope to have you dine with us again soon! More 

Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

No need to purchase dessert immediately after your meal. Wait, take a walk to enjoy the sites. Then hit Kaminsky ' s for dessert and coffee. Good variety of choices. Very tasty. Portions large enough to share easily. Don't NOT go!

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thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us at Kaminsky's. We are so glad you enjoyed your recent experience with us. We hope to have you dine with us again soon! More 

Leland, North Carolina
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56 reviews 56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

When we visit Charleston, we never have dessert at restaurants. We save that course for Kaminsky's. You can have a dessert adult beverage, a dessert ice cream dish, cake, pie, cobbler, & various coffee/tea drinks. You can even have whatever flavored soda you want! The baked goods are all displayed in the case by the door so you can drool... More 

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Thank you for dining with us at Kaminsky's. We are so glad you enjoyed your recent experience with us. We hope to have you dine with us again soon! More 

Charleston, South Carolina
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66 reviews 66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

My mother and I shared the Brownie Sundae and my son had a kid's Strawberry Milkshake. The sundae was plenty for the two of us to share. The brownie was really chocolaty, it was topped with pecans, caramel sauce and whipped cream (minus the chocolate fudge). But my favorite was the Vanilla Bean Ice Cream. I LOVE ice cream! If... More 

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Thank you for dining with us at Kaminsky's. We are so glad you enjoyed our Vanilla Bean Ice Cream. We hope to have you dine with us again soon! More 

Akron, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Yum yum yum! Perfect! If you are looking for dessert stop here! We had the Tollhouse pie with ice cream and it tastes like a gooey chocolate chip cookie 🍪 Drinks were great too - espresso martini and a snow cap are my recommendations. The only bad thing is that I do not have a cafe like this near my... More 

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Thank you for dining with us at Kaminsky's. We are so glad you enjoyed your recent experience with us. We hope to have you dine with us again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 78 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-853-8270

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8
  • Cuisine: Dessert, Bakeries

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
1:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?