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Charleston is famous for its fantastic restaurants and bars, and those with a sweet tooth will find plenty of great places to get dessert as well. Check out our favorite dessert spots in the Holy City.
1. Kaminsky’s Dessert Cafe
With locations both downtown on Market St and one in West Ashley, Kaminsky’s remains a Charleston classic. With delicious pies, cakes, cheesecakes, and even dessert-inspired martinis, Kaminsky’s has it all.
2. Carmella’s Cafe and Dessert Bar
Carmella’s is one of Charleston’s premier dessert spots. Located on East Bay St, Carmella’s serves up both classic desserts and Italian specialties. Cannolis, gelato, sorbets, cakes, even drunken milkshakes are found here at Carmella’s.
3. Peace Pie
With two locations on Meeting St and King St, Peace Pie specializes in dessert with a twist, large ice cream sandwiches with pie filling. In 2017, Buzzfeed ranked this popular spot with the 18th best ice cream sandwich in the country. These unique creations are sure to please any dessert lover. The “Key Lime Pie” is particularly popular.
4. Saffron Cafe and Bakery
Found on East Bay St. in the heart of Downtown Charleston, Saffron serves up plenty of delicious dessert options. With tons of unique desserts and pastries, Saffron remains one of the top spots to sweeten up your Charleston visit. Try out their award-winning deserts or stop in for their Sunday buffet.
5. Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams
Located on Upper King St, Jeni’s has a variety of ice cream flavors and options. From your classic flavors to unique options such as “goat cheese with red cherries,” there is something at Jeni’s for everyone. And with their home-made waffle cones and high-quality ingredients, Jeni’s more than deserves a spot on this list.