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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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In our 30th year, we remain dedicated to the culinary excitement afforded by the finest, freshest and most ethically produced ingredients. We source locally whenever possible, befriending our farmers who are so vital to the kind of dining experience we’re known for. Then, sometimes it’s lamb from Australia or salmon from Scotland. We're dedicated to our loyal local following who are routinely joined by the international travelers drawn to “the good life” we all enjoy here in Aiken. Malia’s thrives on the friendly faces who, at the end of the experience, say, “Wow.”
$10 - $32
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
American, International
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
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All reviews raspberry pie pork scallopini steak salad short ribs scallops soups bread seafood fries lunch or dinner my favorite restaurant downtown aiken nice dinner wine list our waiter varied menu fine dining
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Reviewed 1 week ago

New to Aiken and told that this is the place to go. Went on a special event, a birthday. Service was superb. Appetizer and salad excellent. Entrees a little disappointing. Bland and cold. But willing to give them another try. Recommend that they expand their...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank mysticalfoodie
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had made reservations and arrived at 7:00 p.m. to find the place busy and packed. Always a good sign. I ordered the Caesar salad and braised short rib while my wife had tomato bisque soup and roasted salmon. The appetizers arrived quickly but the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Beaudod
Reviewed 1 week ago

waited a very long time for our entrees, left without ever receiving them.. have dined her before and never had any problems - very disappointed this time - waiter not the best..

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 1202mbmmm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love coming here for lunch or dinner. Food and service are always excellent, and the atmosphere is great. Also the menu changes often, so there’s always something new to try, even for frequent customers like myself. It does take a while to get your...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Annie F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here with two other couples and had a fabulous dinner. Everything about our experience was above average. Our waiter was excellent. The restuarant is very comfortable and ideally located in the center of Aiken. My filet was perfectly cooked and delicious. Three of...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Bermudaman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and wine were terrific; the service was good, but the meal took a long time to get to us. We had deliberately made early reservations (one hour and forty five minutes prior to the show) to ensure that we could eat in a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank richardmark7676
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a "girls' lunch" out after attending the Aiken Antique Show. The restaurant was crowded and some items had sold out. Due to the large lunch crowd, it did take us a long while to get our food. We were not in a hurry and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank becky g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's been a while since we've eaten here. We've enjoyed it in the past. Tonight it was good overall, but not deserving of the number 1 rating that it currently enjoys. Service was very good. The ambiance was good. My martini was over priced, more...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank pretty-girl-pixie
Reviewed January 13, 2019

We love Malias for good food, friendly, knowledgeable staff and fair prices. Malias has a more forward sophisticated style in their menu and decor than many of the restaurants in town. Best lunch and dinner, Chyna is a bar tender with an inviting smile and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Voyage587787
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

We were in town for our daughters polo match and ran into town to grab a quick lunch. Saw this spot was #1 on TA, and luckily snagged one of the last available tables (they stopped serving at 2:15, and walked in around 1:30). Friendly...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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robert a
August 17, 2018|
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Response from haydnanneg | Reviewed this property |
I think it is. Really yummy.
May 7, 2015|
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Response from MTCatchpole | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
The seating at the bar is first come, first served. Courtyard seating is available weather depending. If you'd like to eat in the dining room, I'd strongly recommend making a reservation. Call 8036433086 to make one.
Barbara K
December 26, 2014|
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Response from MTCatchpole | Property representative |
Yes. Gift Certificates are available through the website or in person.
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