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Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe

78 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3118
+1 843-853-8270
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“pies” (111 reviews)
“cake” (259 reviews)
“berry cobbler” (42 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM Hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
78 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3118
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had desert coffees here all of which were awesome. The hot chocolate butterscotch drink was the bomb. I wish I had one right now !!!! Great little bar and desert place would go back.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Y5605BBrichardg
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Y5605BBrichardg, thank you for visiting Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe. We are so pleased that you enjoyed our dessert drinks and sweets! Thanks for the great review, and we hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been recommended to Kasminsky's Most Excellent Cafe as a unique experience. That wasn't our experience. We enjoyed the place, and the food was of good quality and service was friendly and courteous. We enjoyed it but wouldn't rave about it.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kencoutts
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Kencoutts, thank you for visiting Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your experience with us! Thanks for the review, and we hope you will be back soon to give us another try!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very unique place to have dessert and specialty drinks. Truly enjoyed the atmosphere. Can’t wait to return.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank evab832
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Evab832, thank you for visiting Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe. We are so pleased that you enjoyed our sweets and atmosphere! Thanks for the great review, and we can't wait to serve you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

as others have said before me, nothing to blow your mind here. Not the cleanest Place, dark as a pub, tired. Coffee wasn’t great, deserts weren’t to be remembered,,More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank luvaspina
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Luvaspina, thank you for visiting Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe. We are so sorry to hear that you were not blown away by your experience with us. We'd love to hear some more feedback from your visit. Do you mind sharing more details to comments@hghosp.com? Thanks...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this place! Our tour guide told us it was the best reviewed in Charleston and now we know why. The dessert was great. Caramel apple spice cake, 3 layer, with a side of vanilla bean ice cream. And coffee....nothing fancy just black coffee....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ValerieMO
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Valerie, thank you for choosing Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe. We are so happy that you loved stopping in for some sweets with us! Thanks for the amazing review, and we look forward to serving you again very soon!

Reviewed December 9, 2018

If you like GOOD- NO GREAT- coffee and deserts that are so good they have to be from another planet that are both served by exceptionally friendly people then this is your little piece of heaven on earth.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank gary t
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Hello Gary, thank you for visiting Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe. We are so pleased that you enjoy our coffee and desserts! Thanks for the amazing review, and we hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed November 30, 2018

Ok, desserts and drinks, not much more you can add to that other than perfection in both! You might have to wait for a seat but it is well worth the wait, don’t walk past this place without stopping in.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 396terrye
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded December 4, 2018

Hello 396terrye, thank you for visiting Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe. We are so pleased that you enjoy stopping in for some sweets! Thanks for the great review, and we hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

Amazing dessert selection & drink (boozy drinks) selection. Just make sure to get your favorite slice of cake before everything is gone! They change out the display cakes throughout the day. Love their Chocolate Heaven Cake and Almond Joy Cake! Cute atmosphere. Wonderful, friendly service.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank avaserr93
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2018

Hello Avaserr93, thank you for visiting Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe. We are so pleased that you enjoyed our sweets! The heaven cake is one of our favorites, so we're glad you thought it was great! Thanks for the review, and we hope to serve you again...More

Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

Avoiding this establishment will ensure a good day. Portion of wait staff needs to be trained on service. Would not return or recommend.More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Olivertilo
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2018

Hello Olivertilo, thank you for visiting Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe. Your feedback is important to us, and we'd love to know what went wrong on your visit to see us. Do you mind sending more details to comments@hghosp.com? We'd like to hear how we can improve...More

Reviewed November 18, 2018

If you want a funky coffee & dessert bar, go no no farther. We had two lattes and would have had dessert, but needed to save room dor dinner that evening. Generous portions were served.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank S D
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2018

Hello SD, thank you for visiting Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe. We are so pleased that you enjoyed some lattes with us! Thanks for the great review, and we hope to serve you again soon!

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cwsams
June 26, 2017|
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Response from Coolmaker | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, but I rather doubt it.
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Shelly183
May 18, 2016|
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Response from TallyFL | Reviewed this property |
The cake slices are quite large.....almost like a small cake. I would think they would sell a whole cake
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$8
Cuisine
Meals
Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Monday
1:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
1:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
1:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
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
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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