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969 Pine Log Rd, Aiken, SC 29803-7330
+1 803-502-1307
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Aiken, South Carolina
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there after church on a Sunday, arriving about 1245. Place was busy. Seated fairly quickly, and drink orders taken and delivered quickly. Then had to wait more than 30 minutes for two breakfasts to arrive. French toast was burnt to the point that only about half could be eaten. The other was eggs, potatoes, bacon, and toast. Potatoes... More 

Thank jandfr
Aiken, SC
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109 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Stepped in for breakfast after an early morning appointment. This is a nice restaurant which caters to locals. The service is friendly and prompt. The food is basic American fare with no unexpected seasonings or presentation. Good stop in a pinch when one desires quick meals with no frills.

Thank tlm57
Level Contributor
3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

The breakfast at Auten's was amazing. I ordered the French toast plate with scrambled eggs and sausage patties while my wife got the pancake breakfast with bacon and eggs over easy. The pancake and french toast serving sizes were massive and the sides were perfect. Busy place but the servers were quick and friendly.

Thank Jeffrey S
Aiken, South Carolina
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We eat here regularly since it is a little different from the other restaurants in Aiken. I only wish they were open for dinner. Today I had country fried steak, yams, salad bar, and corn bread. They were all very good.

Thank Jay B
Aiken, South Carolina
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207 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

We ate there for the first time. The pancakes are as big as the dinner plate. Really! I had a cheesey scrambled egg and it was full of cheese - the way it should be. The coffee is hot and the service is quick. We are going back for lunch.

Thank 599RobertB
Knoxville, Tennessee
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215 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

I met my good friends, Terry and Dee P., in Aiken, South Carolina while on a business trip. After my first stay at their home, Terry took me to one of his favorite restaurants for breakfast. The place was lively and crowded. I could tell that this location was a local favorite. Auten’s Restaurant is all about Southern charm and... More 

Thank DrGreen2009
Lexington, South Carolina
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

We like the food here but it seems as though the portions are getting smaller and the prices going up. When you pay a $30 bill and go home hungry, something wrong.

Thank gshores46_12
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

Had breakfast here. It was wonderful. Good (not excellent) coffee, delicious biscuits, delicious potatoes, delicious eggs, all perfectly cooked. Eggs tasted fresh off the farm. Staff was sweet as can be.

Thank Kyrie G
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

I am not a grits lover. Auten's grits are delicious. The staff always makes you feel like family. The free Wi-Fi is a real plus.

Thank pwm11
Aiken, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016

Wide selection of breakfast items reasonably priced. In addition to a great, warm and friendly staff separates Auten's from the rest. Your coffee cup is never empty. The decor is quaint, which adds to the atmosphere, although booths could use updating. Don't hesitate to try this place!

Thank Jon499

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $12
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 969 Pine Log Rd, Aiken, SC 29803-7330
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Aiken
  • Phone Number: +1 803-502-1307
Auten's is family style country cooking made down home good. Excellent food served by a wonderful waitstaff. We know you will enjoy your visit.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?