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Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe

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78 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3118
+1 843-853-8270
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Sun 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Mon - Wed 1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thu 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Clearwater, Florida
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

we had a huge piece wonderful toll house pie. Cute little place, nice atmosphere and good service, great coffees and drinks

Thank C9413KZpamelaa
Mayfield, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Deserts galore, all good cakes and pies, but oh my, the calories. Don't let that stop you--you are on vacation, aren't you? Still ... keep walking!!

Thank Jim M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Some times a bit of a wait, but so worth it! The best dessert martinis and cake. We were two couples and we each had something different so we could taste test. Fabulous!!

Thank Hopes
Rockwall, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We received this recommendation from a local and they steered us right! Bourbon pecan our and berry cobbler were delicious! They also had cheesecakes, 2 & 3 layer cakes and shakes and malts! Yum!

Thank Crystal R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stopped at Kaminsky's for a snack one afternoon on our trip! Delicious desserts to choose from! We loved it so much we went back a second time on our trip and had dessert for dinner! The chocolate chip cookie dessert is great!

Thank ylime16
Fairfield, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a great place for dessert. There are many dessert choices. They make great sundaes which can be made "adult" by adding kalula etc.. Try this place - I think you will enjoy it.

Thank cttraveller67
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are a key lime lover like me, go here! Key Lime martini was amazing and so was the key lime pie! I also had the opportunity to taste the cookie sundae. Nice sized sundae to share and the chocolate chip cookies are big, warm and gooey! Go try the dessert and drinks on your next trip!

Thank Madrugb
Palm Coast, Florida
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love sweets you have to stop at Kaminsky's during your stay. They have a great desert menu offering deserts drinks, plus a wonderful selection cakes, pies, brownies, and cookies.

Thank youngcj49
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have always been a fan of this places desserts but having been gone awhile and coming back to visit this place does not disappoint! There's an always revoling selection of dessert ( I mean like by the hour) the portions are huge and the drink selection all the way down to the speciality coffee drinks are amazing. This place... More 

Thank krystal w
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a little hole in the wall place across from the City Marketplace. I highly recommend you stop in and have a cup of coffee and piece of cake! We had the hummingbird spice cake and it was delicious! The decor is very eclectic and fun!

Thank Tracy B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Cafe
Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3118
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-853-8270
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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