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The Willcox Restaurant

) #3 of 146 Restaurants in Aiken $$$$ American, ,
100 Colleton Ave, Aiken, SC 29801
+1 803-648-1898
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (24 reviews)
“ny strip” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
100 Colleton Ave, Aiken, SC 29801
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1 - 10 of 390 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An old hotel with a fine dining restaurant. Our friends were locals had had dined there often. They preferred a table in the richly paneled lobby with fireplace rather than the main dinning room.. They also have a active bar. All we had was good....More

Thank Alan O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They change their menu frequently so you can get something new each time you visit. I've never had a complaint about anything I've ordered here. Delicious, creative, fresh ingredients, and nicely presented food! The restaurant is in an historic hotel so the atmosphere is terrific....More

Thank Suzanne G
Willcox1898, Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your dining experience with us. Our Chef does her best to keep the menu fresh and provide our guests with creative menu options. We appreciate you taking the time to leave your review and comments. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here. We had a reservation but our table wasn't ready when we arrived. We were directed to a comfortable sitting area in the lobby to wait. Only sat a few minutes before a waiter stopped by to inquire if we wanted any refreshments...More

Thank TheTravelerBoston
Willcox1898, Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am very happy that you enjoyed your dining experience at lunch with us. Your positive feedback and comments are truly appreciated. I do apologize for the oversight of our server in regards to the bread. I have given this critique to our restaurant manager...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Wilcox is a true southern gem. Easily one of the best small hotels in the country. We advise anyone coming to the Aiken area to give it a try. Nothing but platitudes from them.

Thank James M
Willcox1898, Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are truly delighted that you enjoyed your time and experience with us. Your positive feedback and recommendation are truly appreciated. We hope that you will visit us often in the future. Best Regards, Cindy McClattie, Operations Administrator

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful historical building. Food is good but some what pricey. The atmosphere is wonderful. Great place for special occasions.

Thank Kim B
Willcox1898, Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am very happy that you enjoyed the atmosphere and food. Your feedback and comments are truly appreciated. We appreciate your business and look forward to your future visits. Kindest Regards, Cindy McClattie, Operations Administrator

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very poor selections and very few to choose from . Carved ham tasted like it was frozen previously and had no flavor. Very tough, had to ask for a steak knife to cut it but still couldn't cut it. Their carrots , salad , and...More

Thank woody1945
Willcox1898, Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We do apologize that our Easter Brunch didn’t meet your individual expectations. The menu selection for that Sunday included 13 buffet items in addition to the 6 different dessert offerings. The ham was a fresh ham, not cured and smoked like most hams, hence this...More

Reviewed 10 May 2017

You felt like royalty while there. The food was delicious and the presentation very nice. The area was delightful and beautiful.

Thank fun4nmb
Willcox1898, Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

We are truly delighted that you enjoyed your dining experience with us. Thank you for choosing to dine at The Willcox and for taking the time to share your experience. We hope you will visit us again very soon. Kindest Regards, Cindy McClattie, Operations Administrator

Reviewed 2 May 2017

We had a wonderful stay two nights ago at the Wilcox and enjoyed a fantastic meal with me having the salmon and my wife the scallops. Food, drinks and service at the Wilcox is as good as it gets. We will be back many more...More

Thank Tayadog1
Willcox1898, Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

We are truly delighted that you enjoyed your stay and meal with us. Thank you for choosing The Willcox when you are visiting from Minnesota. We look forward to having you visit us again soon and as often as possible. Have a wonderful summer! Kind...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017

The Wilcox houses an excellent restaurant with a good variety of dining selections. Service is always prompt & professional. The restaurant has great atmosphere and very good food. Don't miss this place if you are in Aiken, SC.

Thank RWK440
Willcox1898, Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

We are very happy that you enjoyed your dining experience with us. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and recommendation. We appreciate your patronage and hope you will visit as often as possible. Best Regards, Cindy McClattie, Operations Administrator

Reviewed 15 April 2017

Ole South Treat! Southern ambiance in the lobby and bar. You may have dinner served at the bar, lobby, or dining area. Have a cocktail on the front pouch in a rocking chair. Reasonable prices for drinks and dinner. Very friendly folks!

Thank Bud H
Willcox1898, Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Thank you so much for dining with us after The Masters and taking the time to share your review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us and hope you will visit us as often as possible. Warmest Regards, Cindy McClattie, Operations Administrator

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jeanni12017
do you have a mothers day special brunch
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
Do you have gift certificates available?
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
Do you have gift certificates available? E. Hunting
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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Colleton Ave, Aiken, SC 29801
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Aiken
  • Phone Number: +1 803-648-1898
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Willcox
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