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Five Loaves Cafe

43 Cannon St, also Mt Pleasant location, Charleston, SC 29403-6068
843-937-4303
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Ranked #12 of 742 Restaurants in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
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Cuisines: American
Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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94% Recommend
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Charleston, South Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

This restaurant is located in a strip mall off of highway 17 in Mount Pleasant. Well worth trying to find because the food is excellent. It is usually filled with locals so during lunch you may have to wait for a table. (And it's well worth the wait!) They serve soup and sandwiches which are usually made of unique combinations... More

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Anderson, South Carolina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

This little restaurant is tucked at the corner of Cannon & Coming Sts. It is a little hard to spot. Parking is a premium as it is anywhere in Charleston but they do have a small lot directly across the street. The food is very reasonably priced (between $11 & $17 for entrees). The have pasta with homemade fettucini, pork,... More

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chicago suburbs
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72 reviews 72 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Despite having the address and knowing we were nearby, we drove right by without seeing this little charmer on the corner. Chosen based on TripAdvisor reviews, we were quite pleased with the Five Loaves. Group of 9 for lunch... 3 collegiates, 2 middle schoolers, 4 adults. Everybody found something on the menu that they liked or loved. We were just... More

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Lewisburg, West Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Five loaves brings the above elements together in nice proportions. The staff is knowledgeable and friendly. The cuisine takes the expected values and elements of Charleston fare and kicks it up a notch. You'll find the expected seafood and chop offerings but with sides and approaches that will surprise. There is more than a nod to vegetarian offerings. Great beer... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

A very nice spot for sandwiches and soups for lunch. Small space. Didi not look at the dinner menu. A little off the beaten path, but not too far away. Friendly service. Deserts looked very good as well.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

Fresh fare, creative menu and attentive service. It was exactly what we were looking for on a hot Charleston afternoon. Our meals were absolutely delicious.

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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Outstanding lunch spot--well deserved high ratings. Many daily specials of soups, salads and sandwiches. Many are offered in half portions--my daughter and I both had half sandwiches and small salads. Staff was excellent. Small off-street parking convenient but filled up fast.

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murphyeve, Owner at Five Loaves Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your wonderful review. We like to think that our dinners are equally as delicious. Please come in and give those a chance. casey More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We ordered two appetizers - the goat cheese gnocchi and the Greek quesadilla. Both were excellent! My meal (butternut squash ravioli) was good but not great. Quaint little restaurant with many interesting options. Very vegetarian friendly!

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Washington
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142 reviews 142 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

They had a good variety of beers, most of them good. The good was excellent as was the wait staff. I would recommend it to anyone. Parking is on the street.

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Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
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52 reviews 52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We had a great lunch here during a recent trip into Charleston. The parking is tricky and the place fills up fast but definitely worth it. My husband said his BLT was "the best ever". Creative, filling, and delicious options. Kids menu available with good options. Consider less than 2 block walk afterwards to get gourmet cupcakes at Sugar.

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