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The Willcox Restaurant

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American, Bar, Gastropub, New Zealand
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100 Colleton Ave, Aiken, SC 29801
803-648-1898
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Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 36
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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I just stayed at the Willcox for the first time. It was amazing! The atmosphere is classy and upbeat, with a delightful staff willing to assist with your every need, comfortable rooms, and excellent meals served to perfection. This was definitely one of my hotel experiences. I can not wait to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW via mobile

I just stayed at the Willcox for the first time. It was amazing! The atmosphere is classy and upbeat, with a delightful staff willing to assist with your every need, comfortable rooms, and excellent meals served to perfection. This was definitely one of my hotel experiences. I can not wait to return for my next visit to the Willcox!

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Aiken, South Carolina
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

The Willcox is one of my favorites places to go in Aiken. It is beautiful, the staff is awesome and friendly, service is great and the food is excellent. My husband and I love to show up and eat in the bar area. The bartenders and servers always greet us by name! It is also a wonderful place for girls'... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW via mobile

Visited the restaurant within the Willcox with family for a night on the town. This beautiful hotel is nestled in the heart of historic downtown Aiken. The ambiance was elegant, and teeming with southern charm. We were promptly greeted by our server who remained attentive during our dining experience. The restaurant manager personally greeted our table to ensure our experience... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great food, great service, great atmosphere. Got a few appetizers between a friend and I, along with a glass of wine. Ended up sitting by the pool to enjoy the beautiful Aiken weather.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW via mobile

You won't be disappointed by a trip to the Wilcox for drinks, dinner or a stay in the hotel. The Wilcox staff welcomes you with southern charm that is sincere and makes you feel like the most important person in the place! The cocktails, beer and wine selection always fits my changing mood. Drinks are muddled with fresh fruits and... More 

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Aiken, South Carolina
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Stopped in Friday night with my wife for dinner, we sheared the butchers cut which was a 20oz bone in Veal chop, cooked perfectly and was full of flavor. service was outstanding and the wine list was very impressive. 10 out of 10 The Willcox.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We just stopped into the bar area for a cocktail. It is just a lovely old hotel! The service was excellent. And the atmosphere was quite nice. Very good wine selection by the glass. Restaurant looked great. Definately worth a visit if you are in the area.

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Aiken, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

The Willcox has become our local go to place! You can show up at almost any hour and someone greets you with a smile. They change their menu quarterly, I believe, and that's nice for variety. The salads are always great and the large is a good meal. The fish specials are usually also exceptional. I often am not fond... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We had lunch at The Willcox and it was delightful. As an appetizer, I recommend the pimento cheese balls. We both had the grilled chicken with mozzarella and basil pesto - YUM! For desert, bananas foster ice cream with candied pecans...decadent. Besides the delightful food, the atmosphere was nice, old south. I could almost see the ghosts of the Vanderbilts... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I grew up in the neighborhood and was always fascinated by this old building (from the late 1800s?) It has been renovated and when in town, I love to pop in for a drink and to listen to music and use the wi-fi. Dinner food is wonderful and they do have Sunday brunch with music and other special events. We... More 

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Address: 100 Colleton Ave, Aiken, SC 29801
Phone Number: 803-648-1898
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Aiken
Average Prices: USD 6 - 36
Cuisine: American, Bar, Gastropub, New Zealand

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  • Address: 100 Colleton Ave, Aiken, SC 29801
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Aiken
  • Phone Number: 803-648-1898

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 36
  • Cuisine: American, Bar, Gastropub, New Zealand

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