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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%
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78 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3118
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I highly recommend the happy hour martini specials. Quite tasty and reasonably priced. They hit the spot on a hot July afternoon.

Thank hfcphsmfe
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Hfcphsmfe, thank you for visiting Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe. We are so pleased that you enjoyed our martini specials! Thanks for your great review, and we hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The signature milkshake was very good. But the cappuccino was lukewarm ☹️. Deserts looked great. Maybe try them another time.More

Thank xit95i95
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Xit95i95, thank you for visiting Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the milkshake, and do deeply apologize that your cappuccino was not the right temperature. We can assure you that this is not our standard, and we will be addressing...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Right next to the City Market, they are open late for a dessert as u wander the night market. We got milkshakes to go, and somehow my husbands vanilla milkshake was even better than my espresso one! Very much recommend. You can wait for a...More

Thank Christine L
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Christine, thank you for visiting Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your milkshakes! Thanks for your great review, and we hope you serve you again soon!

Reviewed 6 days ago

Baked items are fresh and are different everday. Prices. are mid range. Good place to go after dinner

Thank sfeura
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Sfeura, thank you for visiting Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe. We are so glad you enjoyed our baked goods! We hope you will be back soon to see us again!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited Kaminsky’s for an after dinner treat. There was a short wait (who would have thought at a dessert bar), but it was so worth it!! The creme brûlée martini is a must try!! The prices are reasonable and the atmosphere...More

Thank Crescendel M
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Crescendel, thank you for visiting Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe. We are so pleased that you and your husband came to enjoyed some sweets with us. Thanks for your great review, and we look forward to serving you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

So , hubby and I spent most of a Friday afternoon downtown in Charleston waiting for my iPhone to be fixed. We played tourist and meandered through a few shops down on the market. Did I mention it was pouring? Kaminsy's has awnings! We elected...More

Thank grneyedldy
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Grneydldy, thank you for visiting Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe. We are so pleased you came to see us while waiting for your phone to be fixed, and dodging the rain. We're happy you enjoyed it, and hope that you will be back soon to see...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Let me begin by saying I have been visiting here for desert for 20 years now. I have visited so long that we visited this location as well as the one that was on Mt Pleasant for a number of years. The cake once was...More

Thank Chris S
thanksfordining, Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Chris S, Thank you for your loyal patronage over these last 20 years! I sincerely apologize for the experience you had while visiting Kaminsky's recently. I would love the opportunity to speak to you further and discuss the situation as well as make up...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re up for paying entirely too much for lack-luster sweets while being treated badly by Trident Technical College drop-outs, this is definitely the place for you! Be sure to wear a thick coat to blunt the corner of the hostess’ clip board being poked...More

Thank thedoolittles
thanksfordining, Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Logan, I sincerely apologize for the experience you had while visiting Kaminsky's on Market Street. I would love the opportunity to speak to you further and discuss the situation as well as make up for your experience. Please feel free to reach out to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mixed up our iced coffee order (have the extra shots to the wrong person)so not a great start to our experience. And the coconut cream pie was just meh. The espresso milk shake was good. Would return to try dessert cocktails but would at this...More

Thank 9kidsus
thanksfordining, Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear 9kidsus, Thank you for visiting us at Kaminsky's on Market Street. I am so glad you enjoyed your espresso milkshake. I do apologize for the mix-up with your drinks and I will address is with the staff to ensure better attention to detail. I...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kaminsky’s has “the best” desserts in Charleston. Their milkshakes are a must too!! Every year we bring a whole key lime pie back home for our family members.More

Thank rtoptngirl276
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Rtoptngirl276, thank you for visiting Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe. We are so pleased that you enjoy our desserts, and keep coming back to see us year after year! Thank you for your great review, and we look forward to serving you whenever you're back in...More

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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
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
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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