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“Five stars for five loaves”
Review of Five Loaves Cafe

Five Loaves Cafe
Ranked #13 of 938 Restaurants in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Eclectic cuisine focusing on locally sourced foods, vegetarian friendly and gluten free menu. Healthy menu with anti-biotic free meats and 15 years of success.
Reviewed July 2, 2013

Traveling and experiencing new restaurants can be a risky business for the gluten intolerant. With Five Loaves however, there was no fear - and even my gluten-loving husband, loved it.
Regarding the look - don't be fooled by its unassuming entrance or the fact that it's in a strip mall. We went for dinner - it was raining outside so the patio wasn't open but the inside ambiance felt urban and trendy - cozy enough for anyone.
As far as the food goes, I'm not used to having an entire menu to choose from, and it was glorious. Our waiter wasn't stressed out by my allergen/ food prep questions and was very helpful - our meal came out quickly and was delicious. Everything was very reasonably priced. We will definitely be going back.

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Reviewed June 26, 2013

This is a small restaurant a couple blocks off King St. On Wed nights, bottles of wine are half price. A nice, varied menu, and several specials each night. Everything we had was fresh, well prepared and tasty. Portions are quite large. The parmesan cod special was terrific. Nice dessert choices too. With a large piece of cake only $5. Service was very friendly and attentive. We had dinner there on our first night in Charleston, and we will definitely be back before we leave.

Thank Bob T
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Reviewed June 23, 2013

Delicious, veggie-centric cuisine, great soups and nice service. We ate there twice during our short stay, since it was a nice reprieve from the heavier, "low-country" meals of other famous eateries.

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murphyeve, Owner at Five Loaves Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2013

Thanks so much for the positive review, we sincerely appreciate it. Please come back next time your in..

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Reviewed June 22, 2013

Had lunch at Five Loaves and loved it. The Turkey Reuben was unique and tasty--not too 'greasy' as some of these sandwiches can be. It seemed as if we had to wait an unusually long time, but it was worth it. My friend has a great Cobb salad. It's nice to know there is a parking lot across the street on Cannon. Can't wait to go again!!

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Thank Fran54291
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Reviewed June 18, 2013

We vacation around Charleston, SC every year and we are always on the lookout for good food in the area. There sure isn't a shortage of fabulous restaurants in "Chuck Town". On this particular trip we were searching for a really good lunch spot. I had some dietary restrictions and couldn't seem to find any place on our entire trip that could make something I could eat. After some research, we decided to try Five Loaves. We weren't disappointed! My husband had a sandwich that was a special with brie and he said it was amazing. They had fresh roast chicken that day, so I asked for just plain chicken with some cheese and lettuce. You would think this was an easy task, but the entire trip whenever I asked a restaurant for plain chicken, I got something back with spices, herbs, marinades, etc. Five Loaves gave me a delicious plain chicken sandwich that was the best of my entire trip! Plus, they staff was so nice about it and understanding. It was pretty busy, so there was a wait, but it was well worth it. We hit it again on our way out of town! I highly-recommend Five Loaves if you are looking for good food with great service in the heart of Charleston.

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Thank KNKH
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