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The Willcox Restaurant

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American, Bar, Gluten Free, Gastropub
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100 Colleton Ave, Aiken, SC 29801
803-648-1898
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was simply wonderful I could not have asked for better service! The steak was delicious and well cooked! For our anniversary the server, without being asked brought us a wonderful Dessert of a wonderful chocolate torte! This is my husbands favorite restaurant and our server Christina was wonderful along with our bartender Matt when he took great care... More 

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Aiken, South Carolina
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been going to the Wilcox restaurant since I moved to Aiken almost 5 years ago. The food is always fresh, interesting and many layered complex dishes with a wonderful southern twist. If you are looking for a white tablecloth restaurant with exquisite food, beverage and impeccable service with a lot of history, the Wilcox is for you! Highly... More 

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Thank Gayl R
Richmond Hill, Georgia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We ate at the hotel on numerous occasions. The food was delicious and prepared with great passion. Caesar salad was out of this world..

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Thank steviejrock
Augusta, Georgia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Outstanding food and service. Lamb was delicious. Mussels were some of the best we have eaten. Great environment.

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Thank Augusta520
Columbia, South Carolina
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn't eat in the restaurant, but I ordered room service two nights in a row and it was excellent. I had muscles in a delicious fennel broth and a goat cheese soufflé that was out of this world. The second night was a perfectly balanced spinach salad with cucumbers, avocado and a tangy dill dressing, followed by ricotta ravioli... More 

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Saint Charles, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped at this stately hotel twice, once for dinner and once for drinks. The service both times was friendly and timely. I thought the dinner menu was a little sparse. I was going to have soup and an appetizer, but one of the specials finally got my attention. The corn soup was delicious, probably the most tasty I have... More 

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Thank Blueiii596
Aiken, South Carolina
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189 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a birthday dinner for my wife and it was outstanding. The Parisian and Mojito were thirst quenching pre-dinner drinks. The goat cheese soufflé was absolutely delicious as was the Chef's Pork Loin Prime Rib Butcher Cut Special. Don't miss the Churro and Spanish Coffee for dessert...you can't go wrong. Ryan, our server was quite attentive and very helpful... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Wilcox is a gem. The hotel itself is over one hundred years old and built in neo-colonial style. The restaurant is fairly small so best to make a reservation. The menu is varied but the food and services are both always good.

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Thank Charles S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner one night during our stay at the restaurant and the level and quality of service and food was incredible. The Sunday brunch was also an incredible experience.

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Thank Robert R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I ate at The Willcox to celebrate our anniversary and we were both very satisfied with the food and service. The calamari was perfectly seasoned and had great texture. Both the filet and NY strip tasted good. The atmosphere of the hotel and restaurant was the best part though. Very classy and southern but in a casual... More 

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Restaurant Details

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
Average prices
$6 - $36
Cuisine
American, Bar, Gluten Free, Gastropub
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Colleton Ave, Aiken, SC 29801
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Aiken
  • Phone Number: 803-648-1898
  • This restaurant is at The Willcox

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