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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%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (107 reviews)
“cake” (247 reviews)
“berry cobbler” (41 reviews)
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American, Cafe
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
78 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3118
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Everyone said you had to go to Kaminsky's for dessert so we went. Nothing really special. Had the key lime pie and it was rather flat...expected more zing. They run out of desserts in the evening so if you want to try it go in...More

Thank Ann D
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Ann, thank you for visiting Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe. We apologize that our desserts fell flat for you. We strive to provide nothing but the best desserts for our guests, so we really hope you will give us another shot and try us again. Thank...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fantastic desserts and cocktails. All the desserts are homemade and constantly change. The cobbler is amazing! Whether you're having late night drinks or mid-afternoon ice coffee this is a great stop. You definitely won't leave hungry.

Thank bobt29708
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Bobt29708, thank you for choosing Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your dessert! Thanks for the great review, and we hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place only serves desserts and drinks but they do it well. They have a menu for the few standards that are always available but you get to “window shop” at the bakery counter for whatever pies, cakes, and cobblers are available that day and...More

1  Thank Jill M
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Jill, thank you for choosing Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe. We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit with us! We're happy that you enjoyed your cobbler, and hope that you'll be back soon to try some more!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Perfect stop for our daughter’s sweet 16! Amazing treats, excellent service and great vibe! Thanks for making her day great!

Thank BeerAndBoots
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi BeerandBoots, thank you for choosing Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe. We are so honored that you stopped in your your daughter's birthday. We are so happy that you enjoyed it, and hope that you will be back soon to see us again!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hands down the best coffee and dessert spot in Charleston! I only wish we would have found it sooner. There are literally tons of dessert options to choose from! That was the toughest part, deciding which to try! The specialty coffee drinks are also simply...More

Thank Nicole N
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Nicole, thank you for choosing Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit with us! We agree the decision on what to order can be tough, but we're glad you happy with your pick! We hope you'll be back to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When in Charleston, please stop by and have a special dessert and a cup of coffee. I had the southern classic Hummingbird Cake. The best ever! The desserts were all so beautifully displayed. The staff is friendly, and the building is gorgeous.

Thank Tina C
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Tina, thank you for choosing Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your trip to see us! We hope you'll be back soon to see us again! Cheers!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had absolutely divine dessert martinis for $5 during happy hour. The Snickerdoodle was to die for. I think the ingredients were Amaretto, Cream, and Kahlua. The cakes looked awesome, but we could only have one dessert before dinner! Will definitely go back for cake...More

Thank Eileen M
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Eileen, thank you for choosing Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us! We look forward to serving you again, whenever you're ready to come try our cake!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We're out with friends strolling around Charleston and one wants a drink and another wants desert. Bingo, we end up at Kaminsky's for dessert, chocolate malt, beer and coffee, all in one spot. And what neat atmosphere. Service was quick and the items presented were...More

Thank ted61
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Ted61, thank you for choosing Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe. We are so happy to hear that we satisfied everyone's desires in just one stop! We are so pleased that you enjoyed everything. We hope that we can serve you again in the future!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is amazing! They have so many delicious looking desserts that it is hard to choose just one! I had the Tollhouse Pie and my hubby had the White Chocolate layer cake and both were out of this world good! We loved the cozy,...More

Thank Jackjen27
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jackjen27, thank you for visiting Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed everything! Thanks for your great review, and we look forward to serving you again whenever you're in town!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The coconut cream pie and cheesecake were excellent. Also tried a couple of dessert martinis which were excellent. Kahlua espresso and key lime pie martinis were awesome.

Thank JTGeo72
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi JTGeo72, thank you for visiting Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your dessert and martinis with us! We hope you'll be back soon to see us again soon!

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cwsams
27 June 2017|
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Response from Coolmaker | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, but I rather doubt it.
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Shelly183
19 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
USD 8
Cuisine
Meals
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
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
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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