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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
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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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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

Stopped for some cake to go and it was delicious ! I had a slice of the black and white cake and my husband had the blueberry cheesecake. It is true that if you get your dessert to go they ask you to wait outside, thankfully it was nighttime so this wasn't a problem for us, thankfully.

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

Thank you for visiting Kaminsky's! We are so glad you enjoyed your cakes and we hope to have you dine with us again soon! More 

New York
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301 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 267 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

stopped for coffee and dessert,everything was very good. Service was a little slow. I tried the peach pie it was great. The ice coffee was just ok.

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Thank pcc10
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Kaminsky's! We are so glad you enjoyed the coffee and dessert and we hope to have you dine with us again soon! More 

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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

I thought it would b amazing considering the line out the door. Just a regular chocolate cake Betty crocker would have been better wasn't dry but lacking in flavor for sure.

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Thank Gardner S
Texas
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

If you have a sweet tooth for cakes or pies and enjoy them with a drink or some coffee, this is the place to go. Stopped by twice in a week. It has a great atmosphere, coffee shop/bar/dessert shop.

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

Thank you for joining us at Kaminsky's! We are so glad you enjoyed the atmosphere, coffee, and desserts. We hope to have you dine with us again in the future! More 

Iowa City, Iowa
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Stopped in Kaminsky's for dessert on the recommendation of our hotel concierge. The Triple Chocolate cake is amazing! We went back again later in the week for another slice. Yumm!!!

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

Thank you for choosing Kaminsky's! We are so glad you enjoyed your recent experience and we hope to have you join us again soon! More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

So.i had to stop in the.lines were crazy !! Got a piece of chocolate cake eh..it was ok nothing special about it really..yes it was moist but it wasn't any better than what I bake at home !! Maybe other treats were better..didn't live up to the hype ! I won't go out of my way to go there again

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We stopped in for dessert one evening last week. We had our two year old with us so we told the staff we would just order to-go rather than sitting down in the restaurant. We looked at the desserts in the case, my son picked out the last slice of banana cream pie and my husband chose apple pie. A... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The best desserts you'll ever eat in your life! There is a large variety available, with selections changing daily. We went here twice during our Charleston vacation. So good!

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

Thank you for visiting Kaminsky's! We're pleased to hear how much you enjoyed the desserts and we hope to have you dine with us again soon! More 

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201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

The first cake we ordered was a tad dry. Our server was great and said "let me fix that for you." And he did! Our cake and coffee was excellent! We will be back tomorrow!! I had their chocolate cake. Three layers of moist, delicious chocolate cake!!

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Thank stevenrealife
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 recent experience and we look forward to your next visit! More 

Highland, Illinois
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The desserts were to die for. Members of our party has the Banana Crème Cake, White Cade with Mango filling plus the bread pudding. All excellent.

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

Thank you for choosing Kaminsky's! We are so glad you all enjoyed your cakes and we hope to have you join us again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Special occasions, 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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