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Harry's Local Bar

1208 Whiskey Rd, Aiken, SC 29803-5306
+1 803-649-0082
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“crab legs” (8 reviews)
“scallops” (10 reviews)
“seafood” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1208 Whiskey Rd, Aiken, SC 29803-5306
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1 - 10 of 62 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

When I am in Aiken I always go to Harry's Local at least once. Three of us went there--I had a dozen raw oysters--and the highlight of the meal--fried scallops! The breading is light, and these are the most tender scallops I have ever had!...More

Thank KasperAlex
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Ah, yes. Locals…. Don’t let the exterior run you away. The patrons realize it looks rough. Good selection of (mostly fried) seafood. Decent beer selection for a dive. The service has always been great and you get a ton of food for your money. I...More

Thank mechanicaljen
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Fried shrimp French fries and Corona. Staff very pleasant. All other reviews are right because it is a dive. I'll come back

Thank Thomas P
Reviewed 2 January 2018

This is a place where you drive up and think "Oh no. It's a dump." The inside is covered with writing on the walls...and it's an old, banged up place. BUT, the food is very good and the atmosphere is great. Friday nights are Karaoke...More

1  Thank S7201PXrickm
Reviewed 25 November 2017

You don't go here for the atmosphere...you go here for the food and good service. We've been there twice and both times the food was excellent as was the service. The escallops are especially good if you have them broiled, and get a little melted...More

Thank Dennis B
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Not much to look at. I liked the interior, lots of ambiance. One of the employees greeted just about everyone by their first name as they entered. Very local place. I had a doz oysters. Very fresh and favorable. Negative was no horseradish. Had grilled...More

Thank William G
Reviewed 11 July 2017

If you like it fried and a lot of it, this is your place. Horrible wines. If you order shrimp make sure you get the ones they bread themselves. Ask. Go with a group.

1  Thank 492m
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Friendly and welcoming staff. My first time trying oysters and they were lovely, so good I was back for my first tasting of crab, which was also excellent.

Thank WendyG71
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately that's exactly what we did. Went in at 7:20 on a Friday night 2 weeks ago, they were busy but certainly not over the top. Our server, who never told us her name, thankfully, was awful. 20 minutes just to bring 3 waters and...More

1  Thank Conwayangel
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Delicious seafood , friendly staff , it's more a bar than a restaurant. It was a nice evening so I dined outside because inside was smoky. The meals was cooked to perfection, however outside bar was filled with staff smoking and engaging in conversation with...More

Thank Yvonne P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
4:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Saturday
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: +1 803-649-0082
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