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Five Loaves Cafe

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43 Cannon St, also Mt Pleasant location, Charleston, SC 29403-6068
+1 843-937-4303
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 14:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went for lunch, again on my quest for a good vegetarian restaurant in the Charleston are. This place was on my radar for awhile, the downtown location actually, but as we were in the neighborhood we opted for the Mt. Pleasant spot. We used their convenient call ahead about 30 minutes before your arrival service and we didn't have... More 

Thank gena_ellen
New Jersey
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841 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,231 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We ordered a chicken club with bacon, red grapes, and avocado. It was an excellent fusion of flavors and very filling. We also tried the crab cake sandwich and a half salad, which were also tasty. We needed to wait about 30 minutes at lunch time. It's a very popular spot overall.

Thank CCG1982
Johnson City, Tennessee
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Small restaurant w/ very good food. They were very accommodating of my gluten, dairy and soy allergies. Our group of four had lunch from an extensive soup and sandwich menu.

Thank TNFoodfan
Seattle, Washington, United States
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Haven't read all the reviews but hasn't anyone mentioned the juice bar?! This place owns an amazing little juice bar next door with smoothies and acai bowls, coffee, etc. Bright and funky grab and go stop with a few seats indoors and a few out. Healthy and delish!

Thank Michelle G
Beaufort, South Carolina
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent choice for lunch or brunch, all dishes excellently prepared with amazingly creative soups! A must stop for us whenever in Mt. Pleasant or Charleston.

Thank Chillrooster
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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54 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Soup sampler awesome. Sake Bloody Mary was great. Special sandwiches were tasty. Would highly recommend.

Thank HFB3
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

First there was the 30 minute wait. Then we finally got sat down. Ten minutes till our existence was acknowledged, water arrived and order taken. It was another good 20 minutes before we got our food on the table. Food was ok, but nothing close to the hype. Not coming back.

2 Thank jzlthssw
murphyeve, Owner at Five Loaves Cafe, responded to this review

We are in it. I appreciate the honest review and will address the recent service at that location. Hopefully you can find it to give us another try. Casey More 

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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68 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was good and organic. However, being nickel and dime charged was a bit shocking when we got our bill. I ordered a half croissant sandwich and was charged 25 cents for a "half" of croissant. Then my dad asked for Dijon mustard and was charged 25 cents. Never were we informed of the little charges. 50 cents is... More 

1 Thank Kris N
Charleston, South Carolina
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I came to Five Loaves for brunch one day with a friend and we loved it! We went not knowing much of the hype around it and what we got was a quaint restaurant, with a line out the door waiting for them to open, and delicious food to boot. The service was a little slow at first, but I... More 

Thank sydney_oneill
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a local favorite and on my itinerary when Vee I visit a Charleston. Locally sourced ingredients and freshly prepared. Homemade soups, yummy appetizers to share, sandwiches and entrees and did I mention the desserts? Small place though so going early or just not prime time is a good plan as the line is often out the door.

Thank JanHHH

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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 13 years of success.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?