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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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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pies” (103 reviews)
“cake” (221 reviews)
“berry cobbler” (38 reviews)
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PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
78 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3118
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Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

We love ending the night here. The hardest part is selecting from the 100+ dessert options! Great adult drinks, cakes, pies and more! Tiny place but the tables turn over quickly. Recommend stopping in for sure.

Thank bigbama
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2016

Thank you for joining us at Kaminsky's! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed ending your night with dessert from us! Thank you for providing us with feedback, and we look forward to serving you again!

Reviewed June 17, 2016

This was an after dinner stop for us and it was delicious! Hardest part was deciding what to eat. We all had something different and it was all fantastic. If you need something sweet, you won't go wrong stopping by. It was very busy and...More

Thank Angeline C
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2016

Angeline, we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit to Kaminsky's! We value our customer's feedback, and appreciate you taking the time to write this review. We look forward to serving you again soon!

Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Not a lot of selection, it's good but not the best I've ever had. Didn't have to wait at 7:00 pm on a Thursday. I had Tollhouse pie better half had Butterfinger cake total bill $17.00 with milk plus you need to leave a tip....More

Thank eshaynes
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2016

Thank you for coming into Kaminsky's! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your overall dining experience with us. We appreciate your feedback, and hope to have you come back again!

Reviewed June 15, 2016

We were really excited to try this place and intentionally skipped dessert at our dinner place to come try this. Be warned...the wait is reeaally long. There's even a line just to get in to place pick your dessert for a to-go order! We came...More

Thank Seaf00dGuy
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2016

Thank you for visiting Kaminsky's! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your desserts and we look forward to having you come back next time you're in town!

Reviewed June 15, 2016

After a day of touring and walking everywhere, we needed a pick-me-up about 3 in the afternoon. Kaminsky's was the answer. 2 pieces of cake and a coffee and ice cream drink later, we were recharged and ready to go. The coconut cake was amazing....More

Thank John S
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2016

Thank you for visiting Kaminsky's! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your desserts and we hope to have you come back and join us again soon!

Reviewed June 13, 2016

We stopped by this dessert cafe while we sere touring the shops..it was a hit! The cakes are delicious and nice servings. We didn't have time for a sit down but took our cakes to go. My Bourbon Pecan Pie was so huge I ate...More

Thank Vanessa H
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2016

Thank you for joining us at Kaminsky's! We are so glad you enjoyed your overall experience with us and we look forward to having you join us again soon!

Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Our server at the restaurant we were eating dinner recommended Kaminsky's for dessert (they only served milkshakes). the chocolate "heaven cake" was soooo good. Light yet so tasty. My hubby had the Butterfinger milkshake (includes vodka) & it was really good. I also tried the...More

Thank Shana C
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2016

Shana, we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit to Kaminsky's! We appreciate your feedback, and look forward to having you join us again!

Reviewed June 12, 2016

I ordered the Berry Cobbler with icecream and it was literally the best dessert I have ever had. Cant wait to go back!

Thank AFiocchi
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2016

Thank you for coming into Kaminsky's! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your Berry Cobbler! We appreciate your feedback, and hope to have you join us again!

Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

I went here with family whilst visiting Charleston for a milkshakes after seeing other good reviews on Trip Advisor. I wasn't disappointed! I got the classic strawberry milkshake which was thick and tasty and actually one of the best I've had in a long time....More

Thank MXBehr
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2016

Thank you for stopping by Kaminsky's! We are so glad to hear that we were able to provide you with a pleasant dining experience! We hope to have you back next time that you are in the area!

Reviewed June 4, 2016

The line is out the door.......... Stay in or take out! But you have to have one of their desserts or ice cream specials! That's all they serve! That's all you'll want!

Thank Dorothy F
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2016

Dorothy, we are so happy that you enjoyed your recent visit to Kaminsky's! Thank you for your feedback, and we hope to serve you again soon!

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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
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
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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