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“The Memory Remains!”

Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe
Ranked #3 of 41 Dessert in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $8
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Takeout
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.
Reviewed October 5, 2010

Even though my wife and I visited this place over a year ago, I felt the need to go back and right about it. Obviously, it if has stuck with me for that long, it was a great place to go. My wife and I stopped into Kaminsky’s one hot afternoon to take a break from shopping and get a snack. We had no idea what we had stepped into. The place was rather calm considering the number of tourists that were out and about that day. The setting is very clean and comfortable. After gazing at the amazing cakes and other deserts, we decided on the Tollhouse pie. The pie came out with a huge mound of vanilla ice cream and what seemed like a quarter of the entire pie! It was definitely filling for the both of us to share, even though neither wanted to.

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Reviewed October 4, 2010

We managed to find this place while on a late night search for chocolate. Yes it was crowded, in fact, there was a fifteen minute wait. And yes it was noisy, because it was completely packed to the brim with people. Despite this, the layered double chocolate cake, and the chocolate chip cookie sundae that we ordered were both divine! The coffee was delicious, and considering the busyness of the place, the service was excellent. If it's only dessert you want, and you want to sit down at a comfy table with a hot cup of coffee or a glass of wine to wash it down..this is the place. We were delighted. Inexpensive, reasonable prices too. Obviously a local favorite.

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Reviewed September 30, 2010

We stopped by due to recommendations from previous Trip Advisor comments, and were not impressed. It sits directly across from the City Market. It is very dark inside, lots of wood, and the pastries did not look fresh, nor was the coffee selection anything different than the usual. We went down the street to City Lights, about a two blocks west of the City Market on Market Street, they had frech pressed coffee, dark or carmel coffee shakes, breve... that is what I call a coffee shop, we went every day to City Lights during our visit to Charleston.

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Reviewed September 17, 2010

This place is great. The desserts are to die for and are huge! One serving is plenty for two people. the service was great as well and I can't wait to go back and try some of their speciality coffees!

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Reviewed August 19, 2010

Saturday night the place was packed and I'm not sure if they take reservations. We waited about 15 minutes and we were able to get seats at the bar. Everything looked delicious but keep in mind the selection of the desserts change daily. Service was excellent and dessert was yummy! Kaminsky’s also has coffees and alcoholic drinks.

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