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Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe

78 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401
843-853-8270
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Ranked #41 of 754 Restaurants in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $8
Hours:
Mon - Wed 2:00 pm - 3:00 am
Cuisines: Bakery, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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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Rock Hill, South Carolina
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

They have a chocolate Gluten Free dessert that is wonderful! Those at my table said they would order it even though they can have gluten. It was moist and delicious!!

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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 chocolate Gluten Free dessert! We hope to have you dine with us again soon. More

Englewood, FL
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This place almost always has a crowd or lines and I get why. The desserts are amazing and change all the time. Great drinks alcoholic and non. Good luck deciding what to get. My advice, order several cakes, pies etc. and share.

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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 desserts and drinks. We hope to have you dine with us again soon! More

Fayetteville, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The chocolate monkey steamers and tiramisu cake were delish! The cake was very moist and fresh. They were very busy and we felt a bit rushed, but the steamers were good, as well as the cake.

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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 desserts. We hope to have you dine with us again very soon! More

Flagstaff, Arizona
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I only wanted pecan pie and it was wonderful, also with the vanilla ice cream, whipped cream and carmel swizzle on that. Plus a sweet tea and it's all you need down South!! Find this across from the market. Would love to try something else from the bakery on another visit! Not expensive.

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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 our Pecan Pie. We hope to have you dine with us again soon! More

Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The place was crowded, but not enough to explain the poor service. Slow and almost rude. We got the snickers cake and the pecan cake. Both were good, but the hot chocolate made it all worth it

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Bethesda, Maryland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Kaminsky's is not lacking for business. They have terrific looking desserts. Unfortunately, there was only one wheat free cake. It was very good, but I was hoping there might be other choices on different days. BTW, their gluten free cake is very similar to Trader Joe's flourless chocolate cake, for those of you who know where to find gluten free... More

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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 wheat free cake. We hope to have you dine with us again soon! More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We went to just get a to go order of two slices if pie and a coffee. We stood there for a few minutes waiting for service, and when 2 other customers came in after us they were imediently helped and got their food. When I told them we had been there for 10 minutes they still then ignored us... More

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

Thank you for visiting us at Kaminsky’s and thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback on your experience. Offering every guest we encounter with the highest level of service and hospitality, is always our goal in every instance. There is no excuse for the clear lack of communication and organization that we displayed during your recent... More

Loudonville, Ohio
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

After wandering around the market area we needed a break and found this to be the answer to weary feet. Great sandwiches and fries---friendly service. Priced right! It's a " go to place".

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We really appreciate your positive feedback, however we think you may be referring you our sister restaurant TBonz, as we are a dessert restaurant. We would love to see you at both restaurants again soon! More

Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We went here two nights for dessert later in the evening. The staff was super helpful and friendly and there was an amazing variety of yummy desserts to choose from. It wasn't hard to get a table either and they're open late.

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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 our desserts and were pleased with your service. We hope to have you dine with us again soon! More

Tunnel Hill, Georgia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Between the out of this world dessert martinis and the melt in your mouth dessert selection, I though I died and went to heaven! This is a small place, but worth the wait. We went 3 times over a long weekend. The desserts are constantly changing, if they run out, you snooze you lose. There is really nothing else to... More

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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 Kaminsk'ys and for taking the time to write a review. 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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Additional Information about Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe

Address: 78 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401
Phone Number: 843-853-8270
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
Open Hours:
Monday 2:00 pm - 3:00 am
Tuesday 2:00 pm - 3:00 am
Wednesday 2:00 pm - 3:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 8
Cuisine: Bakery, Dessert

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