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120 Laurens St SW, Aiken, SC 29801-3888
(803) 643-3086
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11:30 am - 2:15 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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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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  • 110
    Excellent
  • 34
    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
Great occasion spot

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
dsgould77
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hilton head
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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hilton head
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

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 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

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 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

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

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Aiken, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

One of the top two places to eat the best food in Aiken. Wonderful chefs, excellent waitstaff, great food, pleasant atmosphere. Don't miss this eating opportunity.

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New York City, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Menu needs updating and variety. Veggies were undercooked and unappealing, sent them back. Wait staff somewhat disappointing when it came to customer service. Entree was okay, nothing that made me say "wow." My business partner and I were not impressed with overall experience.

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Aiken, South Carolina
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79 reviews 79 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Nice atmosphere, great beer menu (not a wine drinker but those offerings looked good as well), broad selection of food offerings from simple to fancy, EVERTHING served was spot on....even received a table-side visit from the chef. Toss in excellent service and THIS is what a dining out experience SHOULD be like. Was our first visit but we'll be steady... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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56 reviews 56 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I had lunch with my husband and our realtor at Malia's Restaurant on April 29, and it was a delightful experience. The pork cutlet with Brie and salad greens was simply delicious, and so tender it melted in your mouth. The house Chardonnay was light and crisp and went very well with the meal. The restaurant was very busy at... More 

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Aiken, South Carolina
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59 reviews 59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Lately I just ask what a restaurant recommends if their in the top 10 rankings. That way there's no excuse for bad food. I've been asked by TripAdvisor for quite some time to eat here and, boy was we Pleasently Surprised. Our waiter( Andrew Wyatt Lee ) was very helpful, intentive & respectful. He started us off with German wine... More 

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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Went there Tuesday of Masters week. Great ambience and food. I had the short ribs, excellent!!! Only down side was the server, one suspects he was on drugs as food was late and some plates were cold. My entrée was served by the chef himself. Nice touch, but the server should have brought it himself. Also, he did not show... More 

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Solihull, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The menu is great, the starters are larger than I'm used to (the duck especially was *huge*), so I probably should have skipped the salad on the first night. The steaks, lamb, fish, braised rib, all lovely, all enjoyed by every member of the party. The staff courteous and professional (albeit rushed off their feet, this being the busiest week... More 

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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: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Doing business
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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