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120 Laurens St SW, Aiken, SC 29801-3888
+1 803-643-3086
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“raspberry pie” (29 reviews)
“steak salad” (17 reviews)
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
120 Laurens St SW, Aiken, SC 29801-3888
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I ate lunch at Malia's today. The food including the raspberry pie with ice cream are as every one has said: "great." Our server said this has been on the menu ever since Malia opened 30 years ago. The young woman who...More

Thank RayDonaldson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, great service, fabulous raspberry pie . . . four of us ordered different entrees -- we each enjoyed our selections. I really enjoyed the Portabella Mushroom Wellington, a truly unique offering that somehow managed a crisp crust rather than the all-to-often soggy one.

Thank JAC P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Malia's is considered by many as one of the top restaurants in town. The menu is varied and normally well prepared but a bit pricey. The service is excellent.

Thank V2754JQjamest
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were treated to a most delightful lunch atMalia’s Restaurant in Aiken, SC. The food selection and service were outstanding. We are looking forward to our next visit, when we can treat our friends real soon.

Thank Ronald P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Braised short ribs - these were so good that I shouldn't have to say another thing. If there is something else on the menu that strikes your fancy, get the short ribs - then go back another time for another dish. Bartender is terrific, as...More

Thank Christine H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been here several times and it’s always consistent - consistently great! Last night - it was the lamb chops! Excellent. My husband had the pork chop - fantastic. I love chocolate - but when it comes to the red raspberry pie - it wins every...More

Thank lvieweg
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

This place is one of the best places in town with fresh meals prepared by excellent chef's. The menu changes frequently to ensure variety . My family and I enjoyed the Scottish Egg as well as fresh oysters fried crispy on the outside and still...More

Thank daschoun
Reviewed 19 April 2018

We stopped in for lunch based on reviews, and we were extremely happy with our choice. I had a chicken lime soup which was one of the best soups I have had, and I am a soup person. My wife had the chicken salad which...More

Thank billmc5
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We had the seafood pasta and the Salmon glazed with molasses and ginger. The seafood pasta was loaded with shrimp, scallops and crab meat and the basil cream sauce was outstanding. The salmon was artfully prepared and cooked to perfection. The service was impeccable and...More

Thank DJF1958
Reviewed 24 March 2018

my mushroom dish was vegetarian, which I wanted, but the gravy was a bit heavy to try to be healthy, and the salad was heavy also on dressing. My husband's seafood pasta dish was bland until he asked for extra lemons then it came up...More

Thank JoSki32
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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
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, 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
  • E-mail
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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