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Five Loaves Cafe

43 Cannon St, Also Mount Pleasant and Summerville locations, Charleston, SC 29403-6068
+1 843-937-4303
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (35 reviews)
“soups” (146 reviews)
“soup sampler” (40 reviews)
Closes in 8 min
11:00 am - 9:30 pm Hours
CUISINES
American, Soups, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
43 Cannon St, Also Mount Pleasant and Summerville locations, Charleston, SC 29403-6068
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1 - 10 of 983 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed our meal so much at this cafe, we returned the very next day. Fresh, delicious, healthy ingredients that tasted fantastic. Try the chicken salad on your choice of bread and the tomato crab soup. Outstanding! Excellent, friendly service too!

Thank Peggy B
julia t, Manager at Five Loaves Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Peggy, thanks so much! We hope to have you in again to dine with us soon! Thanks, Julia

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The place is a cute little neighborhood gem, with wonderful healthy choices, but it’s somewhat spoiled by less than customer focused staff. They seemed overwhelmed and not about to apologize for the inconvenience. The attitude was, hey you’re lucky we let you in. Little attention...More

Thank Rene K
julia t, Manager at Five Loaves Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Rene, I'm sorry to hear that about your experience waiting for a table. As for the misses on the meal and tea, that is unacceptable and I will bring it back to upper management. I'm glad you enjoyed your quinoa mushroom salad. We'd like...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The food at this restaurant is not only fresh but it is also delicious! I love the fact that they offer a soup sampler because I could NOT choose just one. The salads are very large with fresh ingredients. I have been twice and have...More

Thank Caitlin L
julia t, Manager at Five Loaves Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Caitlin- Happy to hear you enjoyed the food! Thanks for coming in, and we hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very quaint place. Wanted a good pasta with cream sauce and salmon and got exactly that. Was surprised they asked if I wanted my salmon medium which I said yes but it was overdone. Boyfriend got the sirloin special and was asked how he wanted...More

Thank Jackie H
Julia T, Manager at Five Loaves Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jackie, Thanks for the review! I appreciate you sharing your feedback and will bring it back to management. Also glad you enjoyed the chocolate cake.. one of my favorites! Please come by again soon! Thanks, Julia

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love that Five Loaves is not in the middle of touristy Charleston, but an easy walk to get to from all the hotels! This is a well run cafe with fresh food-soups, salad and delicious sandwiches all very reasonably priced! I love how unique...More

Thank Julie S
Julia T, Owner at Five Loaves Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for your great review. Hope to see you soon. casey

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Actually ate at this restaurant twice and the Mount Pleasant location once. Loved the food. Had the potato broccoli cheddar soup each time. Had steak once which was really good, had turkey sandwich once which was great but my favorite was the chicken salad sandwich....More

Thank photographer101
Julia T, Manager at Five Loaves Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review! Glad you've enjoyed your dining experience with us. Hope to see you again soon! - Julia

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a place! Incredible food options, vegetarian friendly and so much goat cheese :) the staff were friendly and we were able to get a table immediately. We ordered the goat cheese gnocchi and falafel appetizers and I had the goat cheese portabello burger on...More

Thank anonymousY5484CX
Julia T, Owner at Five Loaves Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow, thanks for the lovely review. Hope to see you soon. casey

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Half prince wines on Wednesday night. Nice restaurants off the King street area. Friendly for vegetarians. Thai dish was very good.

Thank Kenneth Frederi... M
Julia T, Owner at Five Loaves Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much, and remember we also offer half price wine on Saturday PM as well. Thanks for the 5 star review. casey

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We checked into our hotel quite late and found this terrific restaurant right down the street. The food on the menu was unique and intriguing. My favorite was the sweet pea falafel. Delicious! Despite being tired and starving, the atmosphere in this restaurant put us...More

Thank Niki F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I sent my meal back, for perhaps the second or third time in my life. The grits were inedible, dry and tasteless. The garlic mashed potatoes were unsalted, completely bland mush, must have been made from a box. The tomato soup with crab tasted like...More

2  Thank zebramom
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Sybil L
23 February 2018|
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Response from julia t | Property representative |
Yes at our Mtp location and Summerville. Downtown is only wine and beer.
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jimbocu70
27 May 2017|
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Response from julia t | Property representative |
No sorry. It's all first come first serve.
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Jennifer H
8 March 2016|
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Response from Bethany O |
They do!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 20
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Cannon St, Also Mount Pleasant and Summerville locations, Charleston, SC 29403-6068
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-937-4303
  • E-mail
Description
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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