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120 Laurens St SW, Aiken, SC 29801-3888
+1 803-643-3086
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 14:15
Wed - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok, I have made several positive reviews on TripAdvisor, and I am pleased to make one of the most favorable yet...you Must go to Malia's in downtown Aiken. Food, service, atmosphere, all made for s wonderful evening to complement a good day at the Masters Tournament. My wife and are will go back next year!

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Thank John J
Aiken, South Carolina
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to Malia's many times. There food is always good, the staff there is always friendly, polite, and go the extra mile to make your time there enjoyable.

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Thank Linda H
Barrington, Illinois
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110 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner at Malia's during the Masters. Very cool and laid back place. Our dinners were excellent--lamb chops and fish. Our first glass of Prosecco arrived flat but it was promptly replaced with a fresh glass and a smile when we asked. Highly recommended.

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Thank Eric L
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to this Aiken landmark and what a pleasure! The staff was very attentive, attractive and pleasant. The sommelier explained the history of the wheat beer I ordered and the wine we both enjoyed. We have never seen such fat and huge soft shell crabs and they were prepared masterfully. I liked the accompanying sauce, but... More 

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Thank Richard S
Morgantown, West Virginia
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner there after a day at The Masters. Service from Elizabeth was excellent. Wine list was reasonable. Short ribs were delicious. Place was crowded but somehow not very noisy

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1 Thank Billbyrne
Hilton Head, South Carolina
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

4 of us had a delicious and pleasant dinner here. Good fish and short ribs.nice ambiance and I would definitely come back again.

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1 Thank mbyrne2017
Amsterdam
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During Masters Week we have tried several restaurants and we can clearly see this was the best restaurant in town. The location is great and has a cozy atmosphere. Food had a lot of detail and different options. Price quality was strong and service was also matching the overall level of the restaurant. Definitely try the apple crumble with vanilla... More 

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Camp hill
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely incredible!!! We had heard that Malia's was the best restaurant in the area, so my husband and I decided to try it during our yearly Masters visit. It was everything we wanted in a restaurant after a full day of walking the course. We each had soft shelled crabs for appetizers and the filet mignon for entrees. The chef... More 

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Thank nbergert
Sarasota, United States
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great service. Limited menu. Interesting selection of spirits. Steaks perfectly prepared. Will return

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Thank Sherry C
Clearwater, Florida
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I see why it was rated # 1 in the area. We loved the food and the atmosphere. The service was outstanding. They normally are not opened on Mondays. They opened this week for the Masters Golf tournament. This will be my first stop when I go back to Aiken. Loved it .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$32
Cuisine
American, International, Bar, European, Pub, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, 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, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:15
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:15
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:15
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:15
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:15
17:00 - 21:00
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
Description
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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