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Malia's

120 Laurens St SW, Aiken, SC 29801-3888
(803) 643-3086
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Ranked #3 of 135 restaurants in Aiken
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Most recent review
- Apr 15, 2014
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
aiken,s.c.
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Malia's has been in business for over 15 years . The chef is innovative and excellent . Seafood , pasta and meat are all great . Portions are very ample . Atmosphere is cozy and warm . Outside patio in Spring and summer makes lovely dining as well . The establishment welcomes all including equestrians in their boots . No... More

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Aiken, South Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

Malia and her new(ish) chef Brandon are a fantastic combo! The food is great and a good value. They can accommodate any needs and have a unique vegetarian dish on every menu! Love it!

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Aiken
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Malia's Restaurant in Aiken's charming downtown is absolutely delightful! The menu & wine list are concise, but both provide a nicely varied selection. Cocktails and desserts are not to be missed! The atmosphere is casually elegant. Knowledgeable servers provide outstanding service and recommendations. Prices are quite reasonable & I would recommend making a reservation at this very popular eatery that... More

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New Jersey, US
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

We had a very nice dinner in a lovely atmosphere and great food in a nice, downtown Aiken, SC restaurant. Also open for lunch.

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Aiken, South Carolina
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18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Service with a smile. Always time for further explanation; by a very knowledgeable staff. Go with the recommendation(s). Been back twice for lunch and they haven't let us down. Most recently, went also with the desert recommendation. Delicious. Menu offerings freshly made and served in a timely fashion. Reasonably priced with adequate portions.

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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We liked this intimate bistro so well we went back a second time on our four day trip to Aiken. Service was top notch. Really enjoyed the Black Bean cakes, the clam chowder was wonderfully brothy, not the heavy version I am accustomed to, and the prices are very reasonable. Ambiance was casual and elegant.

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Beaufort, SC
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200 reviews 200 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We had a very nice dinner at Malia's recently. This little gem of a restaurant is comfortable - not too casual and not too stuffy. The food is very good. The menu is not too big, but it covers all the bases. The food is well prepared and presented. I would not hesitate to return.

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Aiken, SC
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Aiken, SC is "small town America" with a lot of chain and fast food joints, but if you want an outstanding meal go to locally owned Malia's! Lunches are reasonably priced and delicious. Dinner is more $$$ but also nicely done. We always try to take our guests there as we consider it the epitome of the best Aiken has... More

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Aiken, SC
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Malia's is my go-to place for lunch and dinner in Aiken. The food is always good, The dishes are original and fresh, the portions are generous, and the staff is helpful.

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Aiken, South Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Malia's is a wonderful restaurant when in DowntownAiken. Everything is fresh and cooked to order.The menu changes daily with an excellent variety of choices. The steak salad is delicious.They have added a full service bar and expanded the bar area. Reservations are recommended

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