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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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All hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
78 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3118
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1 - 10 of 1,193 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

If you're looking for something extra sweet, Kaminsky's is the place to go. Expect it to be crowded. A 30-minute wait is probably normal.

Thank Jason D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stopped by for something sweet after lunch. I ordered the Hummingbird Spice Cake and a coffee. It was pretty good. Maybe a little dry but good. The staff and manager were great about checking on us. The selection of desserts was nice. Might try...More

Thank Slmilner
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for your review at Kaminsky's. We hope you will come back and see us again on your next visit. Cheers!

Reviewed 4 days ago

I have to stop in Kaminsky's every time I'm in Charleston. Their dessert martinis are to die for! My personal favorite is the Kahlua one, but literally every martini I've tried has been phenomenal. The best time to go is early afternoon before it gets...More

Thank Ashley A
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much! We are happy to hear you enjoyed our delicious dessert martinis! We hope to see you again soon on your next visit to Charleston!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Four of us arrived after dinner to get dessert and it was packed so we went in and got dessert to go. We ordered 4 different desserts to share. All were delicious and the portions were more than adequate, they could easily have been shared....More

Thank icats2
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed our desserts so much. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 5 days ago

We came here after dinner one weeknight evening and actually had to wait 15 minutes for a table. The place is not large, but all of the desserts we had (my coconut cream pie, my wife's chocolate cake, and my son's milkshake) were outstanding. Add...More

Thank Eric S
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Eric! Thanks for your sweet 5 star review! We look forward to serving you again!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a delightful bakery and full service bar. It is right across from the Market. I love the old brick walls and the beautiful bar. The cakes, pies, and other treats are mouthwatering. And a great unique selection of cocktails, wine, and beer.

Thank Debbie P
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wonderful to hear you enjoyed your experience at Kaminsky's ! Thank you for letting us know - we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After passing Kaminsky's two nights in a row without being able to get near the door, we thought we would try mid afternoon. There were plenty of tables available. I had the house coffee and a piece of 3 layer chocolate cake. My wife had...More

Thank jcsoh
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so glad you enjoyed your experience at Kaminsky's two nights in ROW. We hope you will join us again soon and we appreciate your 5 star rating. Cheers!

Reviewed 1 week ago

After dinner in Charlston, our waitress recommended Kaminsky's for dessert after not seeing what we wanted on their menu. It was a great recommendation. We would have never come. The place is small and crowded, but has a pretty quick turnover. They serve coffee, tea...More

Thank Gerri H
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Gerri! Thanks for your "Sweet" review! We look forward to seeing again at Kaminsky's! Thanks!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the chocolate cake here.Husband ordered Banana chocolate cake and he said it is really good.This Place is located to the market(meeting street)Kaminsky Restaurant and Kaminsky Cafe.If you are going for dessert and not gonna eat on their restaurant you can just walk in to...More

Thank ladyann22
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your 5 star experience with us! We look forward to serving you again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went in for a late sweet treat. The wait was going to be an hour for dessert! Huge line of people outside waiting. I asked if they offered desserts to-go, cause I wasn't about to wait an hour for a slice of cake. Yes!...More

Thank AdSitter
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so pleased you enjoyed your experience with us at Kaminsky's. We appreciate your feedback and hope to serve you again soon.

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Shelly183
Do you sell small cakes, like 8 or 10 inch For take out.
18 May 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
US$8
Cuisine
Meals
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 01:00
Monday
13:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 01:00
Thursday
12:00 - 01:00
Friday
12:00 - 02:00
Saturday
12:00 - 02:00
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
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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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