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Five Loaves Cafe

43 Cannon St, also Mt Pleasant location, Charleston, SC 29403-6068
+1 843-937-4303
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (35 reviews)
“soups” (132 reviews)
“soup sampler” (39 reviews)
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American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
43 Cannon St, also Mt Pleasant location, Charleston, SC 29403-6068
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We recently had our first trip to Five Loaves Cafe in downtown Charleston SC. Locally produced home cooked fresh food that was just excellent. A small to mid sized place, Five Loaves has a warm, relaxed and comfortable feeling to it when you enter.The service...More

Thank Mjkinfla
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a friend take us here for dinner and we loved our meal. We started with our small garden salad and cheese gnochi both of which were very fresh and satisfying. My wife had a noodle bowl with chicken in the flavors were outstanding....More

Thank RiceWP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food and nice environment. We were looking for a early dinner and this was a nice choice. We took a while to park until we see that they have a reserved space crossing the street. Once we entered in the place the staff...More

Thank Flávia P
murphyeve, Owner at Five Loaves Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad you made it in on our "wine" night, hope to see you again. casey

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Light and different brunch/ lunch place. Very good selection of local and US craft beers. We had a crab cake on an English muffin with poached egg and home made sauce hollandaise. Similarly good were the ranchers eggs. Service was friendly and attentive.

Thank Georg S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious, reasonable prices, and great service! I got the goat cheese gnocchi with a side salad. The gnocchi was a true star, although a little rich for an entire meal so make sure to balance it out or share it. My friend got the catfish...More

Thank Julie R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

... bright, fresh and very tasty. The wine list here is pretty extensive and bottles of wine are not too pricey. I ordered the shrimp gnocchi with caramelized onions - one of the rare times that the caramelization did not get lost into a mush,...More

Thank Anne O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was recommended by our AirBnB host and was only 4 doors from our AirBnB. The menu is delightful with lots of gluten free options. I ordered the trio sample of soups. The cauliflower/green apple was my favorite. The tomato tarragon soup had an...More

Thank PamC54
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Brilliant food and service, I had two meals here during our stay in Charleston and it was brilliant both times. The food is very good quality and the staff were all amazing. No issues at all with being glutened,the staff know what Coeliacs Disease is...More

Thank Abbi-the-cat
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Mostly, but not entirely, young crowd of locals and tourists enjoy blackboard specials and menu favorites that feature fresh, local ingredients in imaginative combinations. The decor is simple but inviting. Service is friendly, helpful and patient. I had a delicious non-meat dinner, but there was...More

3  Thank 48hrw
murphyeve, Owner at Five Loaves Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Glad to hear. Thanks so much. Casey

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

This place was always packed, and you will understand why as soon as you take your first bite. Several selections to choose from, but make sure you save room for their dessert

1  Thank Cindy H
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26 May 2017|
Response from murphyeve | Property representative |
No sorry. It's all first come first serve.
Jennifer H
7 March 2016|
Response from Bethany O |
They do!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Cannon St, also Mt Pleasant location, Charleston, SC 29403-6068
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-937-4303
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.
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