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921 York St NE, Aiken, SC 29801-4023
803-648-6987
Today
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 16
    Very good
  • 4
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  • 2
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  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
A diamond in the rough

A client told me about this place so I decided to give it a try. If you are looking for atmosphere go elsewhere, if you are looking for great food this is your place. The wait staff seemed to know everyone in the place so I felt like I as at "Cheers". I ordered the hamburger steak and fries, the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
joefromjohnsisland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

Horrible food, slow service, and incredibly overpriced! I so regret not having gone to burger king instead! One example...my salad came with no dressing and when I asked about it the waitress said it's supposed to be dry! Who eats a dry flavorless salad!? I would have been ok with some of the other food but the price was really... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

A client told me about this place so I decided to give it a try. If you are looking for atmosphere go elsewhere, if you are looking for great food this is your place. The wait staff seemed to know everyone in the place so I felt like I as at "Cheers". I ordered the hamburger steak and fries, the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

They have the best steak salad and baked potatoe in town! Way better than the steak house chains in aiken. It does seem a little pricey but he offers good specials every day that are more than worth the money. I would pick variety over any restaurant in aiken

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Ok, you are hungry. You want real food. You don't care about the look of the place. Don't care about the calories. You want good southern food. Then you must go to Variety Restaurant in Aiken. The place is old and doesn't look like much, but is clean, the staff is very nice, and the food is great. Just come... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Always great food and staff. Have great deals and generous portions. Closest burger and fries to the former restaurant Arri's Grill.

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Aiken, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

great steaks and seafood - best blue cheese dressing in Aiken. Never had a bad meal and when you go tell Jimmy I said hello.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

large servings, excellent service, great food and seafood and steaks. Tends to get noisy if they are very busy. Love the early week specials

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Greenwood, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Me and my wife was there Friday night and we had seafood platter and crab legs and I also had a cut of New York strip and shrimp it was fabulous service was super food was great and price wasn't bad excellent choice

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Aiken, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We had crab legs that were very fresh and well prepared. Our server, Pinkney, was just great. We will definitely be coming back to this casual eatery.

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Greenwood, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Variety is a casual friendly family-style restaurant the hamburger steak is out of the world the seafood is fresh and steaks are hand cut service is fabulous and the food is Great

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Additional Information about Variety Restaurant

Address: 921 York St NE, Aiken, SC 29801-4023
Phone Number: 803-648-6987
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Aiken
Open Hours:
Monday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 921 York St NE, Aiken, SC 29801-4023
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Aiken
  • Phone Number: 803-648-6987
Open Hours
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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