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Harry's Local Bar

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1208 Whiskey Rd, Aiken, SC 29803-5306
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Denver, Colorado
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415 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location is cool, out of the way and unexpected. The seafood is what you eat here and everyone comes for the specials. Lots of regulars, but everyone is greeted like they are a regular - lots of laughing and cross table talk - love it!

Thank ThatchersBiscuit
Aiken, South Carolina
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63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having recently moved to Aiken, everyone we met concluded their restaurant recommendations with, "Oh, yes, and you must go to Harry's!" .....and so we did. Come as you are, this is definitely a relaxed kind of place. We were greeted warmly and given our choice of tables. My husband had the fish platter and I had the Scallops, both served... More 

Thank Eurogirl1454
Aiken, South Carolina
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70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

I heard great things about the food. We went tonight, and we're not disappointed. The food was delicious. The shrimp was lightly breaded, and delicious, not overcooked. The fries were very good. My husband had the fried fish, I think it was haddock. Crispy and delicious. The cole slaw was very good. It's not a fancy place, and that's okay.... More 

Thank FranDave29803
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

The Crab Legs were incredible as was the grilled shrimp. They are a bit pricey on the drinks and we were surprised by a pretty hefty bill. The service was great our waitress was fun and kept up engaged the entire evening. Karaoke was really fun. The place is rather small but apparently there is an outdoor bar in the... More 

Thank Nancy M
Denver, Colorado
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214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

This is a bit of a hole in the hall, but it has indoor and outdoor seating; it's completely unfussy and the service is excellent and the food is very good - fry fries are amazing and not to be missed!!

Thank ThatchersBiscuit
Aiken, South Carolina
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

I have been to Harry's restaurant several times. The major complaint I have read is the food is heavily fried. Well folks just order it broiled and you will not have that problem. I always order my fish broiled and it is very tasty and not over cooked. I usually try not to sit in the bar area and that... More 

Thank Laurensssss
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

Being from the northeast, I was disappointed in the haddock. The fillet was very thin and I had to use my knife to break the edge. The waitstaff was great however.

Thank Lucille N
Tennessee, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Good fried haddock like is served in PA and NY. The place is a dump, but the food is good and is reasonable.

Thank BPatter007
Salley, South Carolina
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

Large family had clams, scallops, oysters, shrimp- all fried and delicious! Excellect Cole slaw and fries. Kids got chicken tenders which were frozen not fresh, and a hamburger again frozen patty- not fresh. Wait staff was attentive, kept drinks full, and food was quick to arrive. Got to go back for the prime rib. Now for the decor and atmosphere... More 

Thank 578leahs
Aiken, South Carolina
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

The bar scene is lively and noisy. The decor is sports TV and fishnets, But the seafood, everything from oysters on the half-shell, to steamed clams, to coconut shrimp to broiled or fried seafood platter is fresh, fresh, fresh, and delicious. Waitstaff is mostly family of the owner or have been there long enough to be "fixtures"

Thank Diana S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1208 Whiskey Rd, Aiken, SC 29803-5306
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Aiken
  • Phone Number: 803-649-0082

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?