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Gaulart & Maliclet French Cafe

98 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401-2201
+1 843-577-9797
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (185 reviews)
“baguette” (54 reviews)
“soups” (54 reviews)
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French, Cafe, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
98 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401-2201
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Tried based on a recommendation and we were all disappointed! Entrees presented well but lacked flavor (both chicken special and the seafood entree). The ice cream glacé dessert was delicious (the meringue and cassis were very good). Not recommended for kids.

Thank Catherine S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is perfect for a casual meal. The decor is adorable and the food is great. The lunch special - half a sandwich, soup or salad, and a drink for $13 (tax and tip included) - is a steal! I’m still thinking about how...More

Thank ellenoftroy728
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a fun place. Only been there for lunch, and loved it every time. Today's special was three bruschettas (I know it's not Italian, but I don't know the word in French): tapenade, prosciutto, and cheese and pickled beets -- served with a choice of...More

Thank robinsonth
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

I really liked the décor and style of this café. I was hoping for a laid back, delicious dining experience...unfortunately, this had to be one of worst dining experiences I've ever had. This is the first restaurant I've been to where tipping has been eliminated,...More

1  Thank rachellemb2014
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Typical French bistro - eat and drink at the counter - very nice welcome - good service - tasty food - and a bit of chat with some other patrons. Lovely.

Thank bigcheeser
Reviewed 11 April 2018

I have always loved this little place when we go to Charleston. My friend and I recently went for a late breakfast, and pretty much had the whole place to ourselves, which is indeed rare, as it gets quite packed at normal meal times. Delicious...More

Thank hcvoyageuse
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Cramped space serving up great food. We stopped in for a late lunch. We all shared plates of meats, cheese, and bread. Everything was delicious. Good sized portions as well. We enjoyed a nice glass of rose with it. A few desserts were offered a...More

Thank catlaw98
Reviewed 4 April 2018

We decided to stop here after reading the online reviews. I am glad we stopped as the building (I am a sucker for architecture) was historic and beautiful. I loved the interior woodwork and overall vibe. The food was excellent as was the house wine...More

Thank DryProp
Reviewed 3 April 2018

We opted for this place as a breakfast stop. We thought we could not go wrong with the food (ie., french cafe... yummy croissants!). We were not wrong, the ham and cheese croissants for breakfast were delicious. Coffee was from a french press and strong!...More

Thank Novemberpeanut
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

First timers to Charleston and stopped here for lunch after a walking tour. Drinks, Food and desert were excellent

Thank LuckiestManonEarth
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20 February 2018|
Response from VKauf2014 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but you don't need one. We just walked in and were seated after a short wait. I would advise going later than the regular lunch crowd as it is a small place.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401-2201
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-577-9797
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