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120 Laurens St SW, Aiken, SC 29801-3888
(803) 643-3086
Today
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
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 87
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 4
    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
Most recent review
"Both Special & Ordinary"

When we moved to Aiken 1 1/2 years ago, our realtor recommended Malia's. When we closed on our house, the mortgage company gave us a gift certificate for Malia's. We have been there 3 times. For the 2 lunches we had the same waiter, who was excellent. Food was very good. We especially like the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
Gloria R
,
Aiken
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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132 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Aiken
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

When we moved to Aiken 1 1/2 years ago, our realtor recommended Malia's. When we closed on our house, the mortgage company gave us a gift certificate for Malia's. We have been there 3 times. For the 2 lunches we had the same waiter, who was excellent. Food was very good. We especially like the basket of homemade bread they... More 

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Aiken, South Carolina
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

The room is laid out well, not crowded and nicely quite. The atmosphere is good and the food is good. The prices are a little high for the quality of the food but worth it. I will go back. The service was ok, nothing to brag about or complain about.

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Aiken, South Carolina
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

Having lived in Aiken for 8 years I was rather surprised to see Malia's rated #1. The service is very good. The food is good but with very limited options. The one thing that I can't believe others haven't commented on is the NOISE! The acoustics are so bad you have to yell at your lunch or dinner partner to... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is a terrific place with excellent food and service for lunch and dinner. One of my favorite places in Aiken.

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Atlanta, Georgia
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

I had one night in Aiken to dine. I checked out the scene and decided this would be my place. I very much enjoyed my dinner

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Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We were visiting friends who recently moved to Aiken. They raved about this charming restaurant. We were a large group and were seated in their "snug". It was perfect. The food the service the atmosphere! We had a wonderful time and highly recommend this wonderful restaurant! PS the red raspberry pie is amazing!!

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Aiken, South Carolina
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We had a luncheon meeting there yesterday and everything was perfect. Our waiter allowed us to be alone but he never missed a beat when we needed refills of tea and their delicious hot bread. I ordered an extra lunch to go - that was how good it was!

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Aiken, South Carolina
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Finally and long overdue Malia's is turning their ok beverage service into what potentially may become THE destination for truly high end crafted beverages in Aiken. Great ambiance, stellar service, simply incredible cocktails crafted with top shelf ingredients. Don't visit Aiken without stopping in to meet their erudite bar manager, Matt, and prepare to be impressed!

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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 December 4, 2014

I had a party for a table of Albanians, adults and teenagers. They do not speak very good English but had no problem in understanding the wait staff. All food was server at the same time which is amazing in any restaurant. The quality of the food was excellent with everybody having something different. The Chef and all his assistants... More 

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Lymm, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I've been coming to Malia's for many years and always love my meal. The staff is prompt and friendly. Don't miss this place if you come to Aiken.

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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: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, 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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?