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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

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best steak in aiken!

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
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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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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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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
2 reviews
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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Aiken S,C.
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 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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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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55 reviews 55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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AIKEN
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

If you want great seafood while being land-locked, The Variety is the place to eat while here in Aiken. It is by no means a fancy place. In fact it looks a bit dingy but the food and the service more than make up for the decor. The staff is always quick to serve and helpful and the food always... More 

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Tallahassee, FL
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187 reviews 187 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Excellent food. We had the Shrimp special and the food was wonderful. lots of shrimp-- breaded and deep fried to perfection. I would recommend this restaurant--LOCAL-- we love local restaurants

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Restaurant Details

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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