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120 Laurens St SW, Aiken, SC 29801-3888
+1 803-643-3086
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“raspberry pie” (28 reviews)
“steak salad” (16 reviews)
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
120 Laurens St SW, Aiken, SC 29801-3888
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Best Lunch & Dinner in Aiken,the atmosphere is great too. Also the service was very good.I would highly recommed this Restaurant.

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner during Aiken’s night of 1000 lights. A very neat event. We were greeted warmly and seated promptly. The appetizers (deviled eggs and fried green tomatoes) are delicious! I had the lamb chops. I asked for medium well. I would have called the finish...More

Thank baseplate
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dinner was great services was great. I had the Deviled eggs for an app great flavor. I had the Braised Beef Short Ribs for dinner they where cooked perfectly. My old fashion was also great mixed perfectly.

Thank Jared H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dinner was enjoyable - food delicious. Calamari was especially good. The Punjabi was good, although a bit spicy. Service equally good.

Thank wopel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was extremely fresh and service is excellent. A very relaxing atmosphere and elegant dining experience.

Thank Michael D S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My spinach artichoke bisque was satisfying. My steak salad was delicious! My husband got Fish and Chips and said that he enjoyed it.

Thank JanetBL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One if not the best restaurants in Aiken! Vibrant downtown area. The menu selections are carried, never the Same on return trips.

Thank S A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Extraordinary might be an understatement when it comes to Malia’s Restaurant. My wife and I arrived in Aiken around noon for an overnight visit and were directed to Malia’s for lunch by our hotel concierge. Totally impressed by our luncheon visit, we reserved a table...More

1  Thank jawsone
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

So, I really don't like to write bad reviews especially about places others seem to like. But, Malia's gave such repeatedly poor performaces by 3 staff, I'd be remiss not to. To begin, the woman that greeted me only said, "Are there more of you?"...More

Thank bsnestrvler
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Have been coming for years and Malia’s never disappoints. The best business lunch spot in Aiken and supper on Weeknights but best for romantic dinners a on Friday and Saturday nights

Thank sgrant39
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1.39 km away
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1.00 km away
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Questions & Answers
8 May 2015|
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Response from Matt C | 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
27 December 2014|
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Response from Matt C | Property representative |
Yes. Gift Certificates are available through the website or in person.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
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
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:15 PM
11:30 AM - 2:15 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:15 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:15 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:15 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Laurens St SW, Aiken, SC 29801-3888
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Aiken
  • Phone Number: +1 803-643-3086
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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.”
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