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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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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pies” (112 reviews)
“cake” (235 reviews)
“berry cobbler” (40 reviews)
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78 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3118
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Kaminsky's was recommended to us for dessert. We stopped in after dinner and ordered a brownie sundae that was large enough for two people. A large slice of Mountain of Chocolate cake could easily be shared. The coconut cream pie slice was perfect for one...More

Thank nanapapa312
Reviewed 4 days ago

Stopped here after dinner and drinks downtown. Great concept. I chose a Reese’s Cup milkshake ($6.00). My companions had cocktails. A bit pricey, but I umderstamd downtown rents must be astronomical. All were very good. A nice change to have a dessert cafe rather than...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped in on a cold night after dinner for dessert. Sat at bar and a couple slices of pie and coffee. For pie we had Apple and banana cream with Oreo crust. For coffee we decided on 2 Nutty Irish coffees...so good!! We enjoyed everything...More

Thank MrsAlwaysWright81
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stopped by for a latte to go and we became slightly annoyed at how long we waited for the simple drink- stepped back in and realized they forgot our order:( However, once we finally got the cafe latte it suited my palate perfectly and...More

Thank kimpossible007
Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried two different desserts and both were excellent! The tiramisu cake and chocolate cake were fresh and so yummy!

Thank NCSUFam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in because of all the great reviews. Mostly they didn’t disappoint! We decided on the pecan pie and Italian cream cake to share. The pieces were decently sized and the pecan pie was amazing! (So so on the Italian cake; it looked amazing but...More

Thank Cheryl P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love Kaminsky’s desert cafe next to T-Bonz downtown by the market. There’s a long line but it’s worth it! Put your name down and walk around. Tip- if you eat at TBonz you can order your deserts and drinks to your table and you...More

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

Hello Jennifer- Thank you for choosing Kaminsky's, we are glad you enjoyed the berry cobbler, drinks & service while dining with us! We can't wait to serve you again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Party of 6. Only waited less than 5 minutes after dinner on a Sunday night. The service was cordial and fast. The selections of deserts ranged from cheesecakes to pecan pies. All f the deserts were warm and served with ice cream. FANTASTIC!!

Thank Ray P
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting Kaminsky's! We are so glad you enjoyed your recent SWEET dining experience with us and we look forward to serving you again in the future!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome desserts yet they need to organize wait and seating several people left while three tables were all empty at the same time, they may need more help.

Thank Felicia Q
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review & feedback Felicia! :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My brother and family were in Charleston for a visit. After spending some time sightseeing, we decided to go to City Market, a must stop for first time visitors. Kaminsky’s is right across the street. After eating dinner at the 5 star Barsa Lounge on...More

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

Thank you for choosing Kaminsky's, we are glad you enjoyed the sweet treats while dining with us. We can't wait to serve you again soon! Cheers!

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27 June 2017|
Response from Coolmaker | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, but I rather doubt it.
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
  • Value
Average prices
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
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
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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