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Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe

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78 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3118
+1 843-853-8270
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12:00 - 01:00
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Sun 12:00 - 01:00
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Thu 12:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 02:00
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

OK, we visited four restaurants, enjoying small bites and samplers at each. But stopping at Kaminsky's was a real challenge, We unloosened our belts as this is a place where it is absolutely impossible to leave without ordering an incredibly mouth watering dessert. Fresh daily, their own concoctions and locally very proud. You will enjoy this so much you will... More 

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Thank yenneks
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We appreciate you taking the time to write a SWEET review and are happy to hear you enjoyed your desserts so much. We hope you can make it back to Charleston again soon and see us at Kaminsky's! More 

Vicenza, Italy
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing deserts. Good drinks. Waitress was very friendly. Atmosphere was pretty neat. Very good for after dinner.

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Thank Jeff K
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this review

Jeff- Thank you so much! We are happy to hear you enjoyed our delicious desserts. We hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Lauren More 

North GA
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74 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Waited in line for a to go order of Toll House Pie. Wonderful. Have visited before and had their sensational carrot cake. Neat café, excellent dessert bar!

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Thank icee
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed our desserts so much. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Amelia Island, Florida
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went with friends for dessert on Friday night. Place was bustling. Greeted at door by hostess who indicated a 15-20 minute wait for a table - the takeout line was 20 people deep. Ordered specialty coffees and dessert. Both were great. Service left a little to be desired. Our server mentioned more than once that they had been given three... More 

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Thank Jon F
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe. We appreciate you taking the time to write a review and we will be sure to address each of your comments with our staff. Thank you again and we hope to have you dine with us again in the future. More 

Charleston, South Carolina
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My mom was in town and it was her birthday so we thought what better place to celebrate than the dessert cafe! I'd heard great things about Kaminsky's but hadn't yet made my way, but I'm SO glad we did! The menu is extensive with everything from milkshakes to cake slices to hot toddies. Our group had a slice of... More 

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Thank sydney_oneill
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed Kaminsky's Sydney! We hope you visit us again soon. Cheers! More 

West End, North Carolina
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63 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

last stop on walking tour of the area with Hoon Calhoun. Has a cookie, chocolate,pecan pie that was to die for. Prices are reasonable and the other deserts looked yummie as well

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Thank grappa92
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Kaminsky's and for your 5 star review! We are glad you enjoyed your experience and we look forward to serving you again soon! Thank you, Lauren More 

Hiawassee, Georgia
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68 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to get dessert. Large portions so you may want to share. There was a short wait for a table but it's worth waiting.

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Thank Tammy C
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks Tammy for choosing us! We are so glad you loved the desserts and hope to serve you again soon! More 

Durham, North Carolina
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on our last night in Charleston and definitely savored every little bite. I had the tollhouse pie, which was heaven in a slice, and my boyfriend raved about the Snickers cake. Don't miss out if you're in town!! Worth the wait if you get there and there is a line!

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Thank Toni B
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this review

Toni, Thank you so much! We appreciate you taking the time to write a review and are happy to hear you & your boyfriend enjoyed your desserts so much. We hope you can make it back to Charleston again soon and see us at Kaminsky's! More 

connecticut
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by for dessert and a martini. We had a wait of about 15 minutes for a table but it was worth it. Desserts and drinks were both tasty.

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Thank snowdog
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this review

We are so glad you all decided to have desserts & a Martini with us at Kaminsky's. We hope the next time you are in town you come visit us. Thank you! More 

Texas
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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was still good and fun atmosphere, but the desserts were just ok. The gelato was...well...okay. I would do it again, but I would look for something else first.

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Thank DBH1215
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Kaminsky's Most Excellent Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us at Kaminsky’s Dessert Cafe. We hope you will come back soon to give us another try. You are a valued customer and we appreciate your feedback! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 01:00
Monday
13:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 01:00
Thursday
12:00 - 01:00
Friday
12:00 - 02:00
Saturday
12:00 - 02:00
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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