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120 Laurens St SW, Aiken, SC 29801-3888
(803) 643-3086
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 2:15 pm
Wed - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 113
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
everything was great so it's hard to name one specific thing

We were greeted courtesly (sp) and professionally; taken to our table and almost immediately we had a wait person. Food was great, and hot. No complaints.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
IrvingCollege
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Aiken, SC
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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Aiken, SC
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We were greeted courtesly (sp) and professionally; taken to our table and almost immediately we had a wait person. Food was great, and hot. No complaints.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Maria's is our favorite restaurant because we've never had a bad meal there. The prices are reasonable and staff is very friendly. Even though the menu is not extensive we've always found it to be varied enough to fill our needs. When we have out of town guests Malia's is where we take them.

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Aiken, South Carolina
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59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I ordered the salmon it was excellent except they didn't care for the sauce that was on top of it. Service was good and nice clean place to enjoy a dinner

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Stopped for lunch while traveling through Aiken on a recent business trip. Wife had a delicious Vidalia Onion Tomato Pie and I had Salmon Burger on Brioche. We both enjoyed the Cold Peach Soup. Our server David was friendly and attentive. We also had an opportunity to chat with the Chef. Highly recommend Malia's if you're traveling in the Aiken... More 

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Lexington, South Carolina
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

A restaurant where you can actually have a conversation without a lot of hustle & bustle distracting you. Menu has creative touches that are enjoyable but too "out there." Service and food is consistently good.

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Aiken, South Carolina
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44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

New chef took over from previous owner and provides fresh and delicious dishes at reasonable prices. Service is great - - - especially Dawn and Sidney! Patio area is great for al fresco dining.

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Malia K, Owner at Malia's, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your experience at Malia's and thank you for taking the time to post your review. We do want to clarify the fact that Malia's has had the same owner for 28 years and has not changed hands. Chef Michael McFadden is a fabulous new addition to our team! More 

Vero Beach, Florida, United States
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23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I took my dad here for his birthday dinner, what a gem of a restaurant! I would definitely return. Service was very good, the chef was visiting with diners to see how they were, the menu was relatively small but had a good variety, and the food was perfectly prepared. This is a perfect example of a restaurant owned by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Food and service were top -notch. My husband said it was one of the best meals he had ever had in a restaurant! Will definitely go back for an encore when in Aiken.

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Aiken, South Carolina
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

I'll be honest, I made reservations here, because the restaurant I wanted to take my sister in law and brother in law was closed for the holiday weekend. I had heard very good things about Malia's, I thought we'd give it a try. We were not disappointed. The have a nice wine list, and our server offered us a special... More 

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Aiken, South Carolina
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Whether for lunch or dinner, Malia's serves it up elegantly. Good food, professional waitstaff. Delicious lunch.

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Additional Information about Malia's

Address: 120 Laurens St SW, Aiken, SC 29801-3888
Phone Number: (803) 643-3086
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Aiken
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:15 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:15 pm  5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:15 pm  5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:15 pm  5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:15 pm  5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 120 Laurens St SW, Aiken, SC 29801-3888
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Aiken
  • Phone Number: (803) 643-3086

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Romantic, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:15 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:15 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:15 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:15 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:15 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?