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The Willcox Restaurant

$$$$American, ,
100 Colleton Ave, Aiken, SC 29801
+1 803-648-1898
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (44 reviews)
“pate” (5 reviews)
“ny strip” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
100 Colleton Ave, Aiken, SC 29801
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Taken to the Willcox while on a business trip. I read a lot of great things about the look of it, and it exceeded expectations. It is a beautiful place. The inside can be described as grand. Very friendly staff and good service. The food...More

Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were at a restaurant in Augusta chatting with the owner and mentioned that we would be on the road on Thanksgiving, and he recommended that we go slightly out of our way and have Thanksgiving at the Willcox Inn in Aiken. We showed up...More

Thank CarolinaTrekkers
Willcox1898, Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am truly delighted that you enjoyed your trip to Aiken and your meal here with us. Thank you for choosing to dine with us on Thanksgiving and for taking the time to share your experience and review. Our staff will be thrilled to know...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The building is stunning and worth seeing, but the food isn't that great (and very non-vegetarian friendly) and the service is hit or miss.More

Thank BethAnn01
Willcox1898, Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for submitting your comments. We sincerely apologize that you didn't enjoy your meal. Our dinner menu has more than six vegetarian options, which are marked as such. In addition, our staff can assist in suggesting items that may be altered to accommodate our...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We tried the Wilcox as it was recommended. I think they can tell who has money and who is just trying a place out. The service reflects that. We were just stopping by and not guests at the hotel so the service was less than...More

1  Thank Selina1182
Willcox1898, Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for submitting your review. I do apologize that we did not provide you with the attention and service you deserved during your visit. We appreciate receiving feedback from our customers, so that we can continually improve. If you would contact us by phone...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Being in town for business I checked out Trip Advisor for ideas. The Wilcox building is a beautiful historic stunner. It is in the grand southern style. As for the smaller bar area, it reminded me of a old extremely private country club's bar. As...More

Thank bsnestrvler
Willcox1898, Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are delighted that you could visit us during your trip to Aiken. Thank you for choosing to dine with us and for taking the time to share your comments and review. We hope you will visit us again should business or leisure bring you...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This hotel is beautiful that takes you back to an earlier time of old sothourn charm. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming. The food is delicious. Our entire experience was great !More

Thank mkozlow12
Willcox1898, Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I am delighted that you enjoyed your time and meal with us. Thank you for choosing to dine with us and for taking the time to share your experience. I hope you will visit us again soon and as often as possible. Kind Regards, Cindy...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ambience & great food. What else is there? Nice lounge with fireplace to have pre dinner drinks. Have eaten here numerous times & never disappointed!

Thank Becky B
Willcox1898, Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We appreciate your patronage and thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us. It is our pleasure to serve you and look forward to welcoming you back many more times. Best Regards, Cindy McClattie, Operations Administrator

Reviewed 8 November 2017

This is one restaurant that has dinner on a Sunday night. It is very elegant from the outside and very masculine on the inside. Most guests sit in the lobby by the fireplace and enjoy drinks, or sit at the bar. Leather, wood paneling, chandeliers,...More

Thank Gazie N
Willcox1898, Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for dining with us and taking the time to share your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your time with us and hope you will visit us again soon. Kind Regards, Cindy McClattie, Operations Administrator

Reviewed 3 November 2017

Stayed at the hotel, so ate here several times by choice! Dishes included: fall salad with house-smoked salmon, lovely balance of salty & sweet beets/squash/dressing, sake PEI mussels - good, shrimp/grits - all this deliciousness in a little bowl and I don't even like grits....More

Thank Lilly P
Willcox1898, Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I am truly happy that you enjoyed your stay and dining experiences with us. Your positive feedback and recommendation are truly appreciated. Your comments will be shared with our staff and we hope to see you again in the future. Warm Regards, Cindy McClattie, Operations...More

Reviewed 29 October 2017

The Willcox is a fabulous hotel but the restaurant misses the mark in so many ways. It's just not what you would expect at such a fine hotel. It took 45 minutes to get our starters. Obviously, our server forgot to put our order in...More

Thank liveoak33
Willcox1898, Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to give us your comments. I am truly sorry that we did not provide you with the experience you deserved during your visit. After receiving your review, I spoke with the parties involved and discussed ways we can improve...More

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jeanni12017
13 April 2017|
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Response from Willcox1898 | Property representative |
Hello, yes we do have a Mother's Day brunch. Please see our website for the menu or call the hotel at 803-648-1898. We hope to see you on mother's day :)
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emlhntng
16 October 2016|
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Response from redrooster89 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. They do have gift cards though. Good luck!
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emlhntng
16 October 2016|
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Response from Gayl R | Reviewed this property |
Yes the Wilcox offers gift certificates in any denomination. They make great gifts too!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$36
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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: +1 803-648-1898
  • This restaurant is at The Willcox
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