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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
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pies” (106 reviews)
“cake” (236 reviews)
“berry cobbler” (39 reviews)
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PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
78 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3118
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Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

A great place for all adults over 21. I had the heath bar milkshake with rum and it was delicious! It was a twenty minute wait to get in (because it's that popular), but it was really worth the wait. You can read the menu...More

Thank Mel M
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2016

Mel, first off we want to thank you for all of your kind words! We are so happy that you enjoyed your Heath Bar Milkshake! We want to thank you for the review, and we look forward to serving you again next time you are...More

Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Great deserts and milk shakes. Perfect break in the afternoon. In the market in downtown Charleston.

Thank Keith B
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2016

Keith, thank you for choosing Kaminsky's to beat the Charleston heat! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your desserts and milkshakes with us! We hope to have you back again soon!

Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited this dessert cafe and could not believe the excellent service and delicious dessert. Cannot wait to return here again next year.

Thank Stephen S
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2016

Stephen, thank you dropping by Kaminsky's! We are so happy that both you and your wife enjoyed your desserts, and we look forward to serving you again!

Reviewed July 14, 2016

When in Charleston, it has now become a tradition to make a late night stop at Kaminsky's, usually after a night time ghost walk. I have ordered many delicious cake/pie slices from there and a toddy or two! What's not to love about a late...More

Thank Julie G
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2016

Julie, thank you for joining us for dessert at Kaminsky's! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us! We look forward to serving you next time you are in the area!

Reviewed July 14, 2016

Very small but absolutely delicious pies and cakes. Had pecan pie Delicious. Generous portion. Will go again. Wait staff not very helpful or anxious to serve though.

Thank CAMAGA
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with a review on your recent experience at Kaminsky's! We are glad that you enjoyed your dessert with us! We look forward to serving you again!

Reviewed July 13, 2016

This is adjacent to an eatery called TBonz, and they have a connecting door. I'm not sure if they are owned by the same person or not, but tat is where they get your deserts and they are amazing. The manger from TBonz took us...More

Thank Excited_traveler434
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2016

Thank you for stopping my TBonz! We are so happy that we were able to accommodate you with excellent food and service! We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with feedback, and we look forward to serving you again!

Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

This is the place to visit if you want to have good cakes and or coffee / drinks. We had to wait for 20 min to be seated but that was worth it.

Thank tingman1
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2016

Thank you for joining us at Kaminsky's! We are so glad that you enjoyed your recent visit with us! Thank you for your feedback!

Reviewed July 13, 2016

Waited in line about 15 minutes which apparently isn't bad. Ordered dessert and after 10 minutes was told the blackberry cobbler was sold out. We split the Italian Cream Cake and the Key Lime pie. Pie was ok. Strictly average pie, and the cake was...More

Thank 2013strong
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2016

Thank you for visiting Kaminsky's and for taking the time to write a review. We are glad you enjoyed the strawberry milkshake and appreciate your feedback on the other desserts. Thank you again for your feedback and we hope to have you join us in...More

Reviewed July 13, 2016

Located right on the market, this dessert (and drinks) shop is to die for. The line is always long, so get in there early! The house made desserts are something you dream about. Not only are they beautiful and huge, they are delicious! Literally...death by...More

Thank Chatsalot39
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2016

Thank you for joining us at Kaminsky's! We are so glad that you enjoyed your dessert with us! Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback, and we hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed July 11, 2016

Beautiful, homemade daily desserts. Very reasonably priced. Cakes, pies, cookies,and ice cream treats. They serve alcoholic beverages as well. Highly recommended.

Thank lmd02727
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback about your recent visit to Kaminsky's! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience, and we hope to serve you again!

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cwsams
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Response from Coolmaker | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, but I rather doubt it.
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Shelly183
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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
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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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