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What's Cookin' Downtown

123 Laurens Street Northwest # B, Aiken, SC 29801
803 649-1068
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Ranked #33 of 138 Restaurants in Aiken
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- Sep 3, 2014
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English first
Aiken, South Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

There is very limited seating, but the food is very good and reasonably priced. The breakfast is quite good, usually served with a fresh fruit, and I highly recommend the gourmet grits! They also sell a nice selection of "take and bake" foods and salads that are very fresh and good.

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Aiken,S.c.
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

I go to What's cooking to get casseroles often . Some are for us , others for a sick person .Always keep one in the freezer . My favorites are Johnny Brazilian and Shepherds pie . They come in small for 2 people and large for 4 .Make a salad and you have a comfort food meal . Voila !

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Aiken, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

It was awesome to be able to get What's Cooking's excellent food, whether on a whim or a planned occasion. Very disappointing the last couple of times we recently bought our two favorite items: Chicken Enchiladas and Coconut Cream Pie. WC's chicken enchiladas used to be the best we've ever eaten; now it's not even on our list anymore, I'll... More

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West Lothian
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

It was cold and raining and after encountering a negative response in the New Moon Cafe, we stumbled into What's cookin' downtown. We had the tastiest beef chilli ever! And at a great price - simple surroundings (two tables) and great service. Takeaway business was extremely busy. Recommend highly.

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Aiken, South Carolina
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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

I have tried almost everything on their menu and have never been disappointed. Small area to eat in, but carry out is their forte. Salads are delish, too. And pick up a pint of their pimento cheese or chicken salad,too.......

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Charleston, South Carolina
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71 reviews 71 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

If you are strolling the quaint downtown streets of Aiken, "What's Cookin" is a decent choice for a lunch date. Enjoy dining at one of the outdoor tables or take out. The desserts are huge and decadent! The chocolate cake was a house favorite! The curry chicken salad sandwich was serviceable. The Club sandwich was a winner! The bread was... More

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Melbourne, Florida, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

The quality,portions & price were on the money ! i didnt mind getting my own coffee and utinsils once I tasted my food(theres no wait staff) (small 5 tables (2 outside)) , these were the best grits I have ever had ! Omlet was great .

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Aiken, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

I have tried several things on the menu from their salads to their casseroles to sandwichs to their decadent deserts. The Chicken Enchiladas is the best on the planet!!

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Aiken, SC
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44 reviews 44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

We especially like the tuna salad sandwich plate here. The BLT is sometimes great, but sometimes the bacon is hard. There are only TWO tables to sit at inside, so it's hit-or-miss whether you'll have a seat or need to sit outside (or take-out).

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Aiken, South Carolina
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110 reviews 110 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

I like their chicken salad sandwich with grapes and nuts and tomatoes.

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