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Linda's Bistro

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135 York St SE, Aiken, SC 29801-4568
+1 803-648-4853
Tue - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Aiken, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food was well prepared and the plate was served with a good selection of sides. I wish you could have chosen the meat and sides you wanted. Some folks do not eat ham and others do not eat turkey. To bad. The is the only way the meal was served. For $45 you would thing you could make a... More 

Thank 599RobertB
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60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

My main meal was sea bass ... It was perfectly cooked and seasoned. I also got a side of Rissoto ... Delish!!!! The most interesting was the purple basil ... Absolutely made the risotto interesting with a delightful after flavor .

Thank 197darlenes
Worcester, MA
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56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We dined at Linda's on my birthday and it was a really lovely experience. I'll definitely be back. A friend who is a horse trainer and was showing in Aiken that weekend arranged it. He'd been many times and even hosted a party there. The food was very good, as was the service. It's a unique space, and not crowded... More 

Thank Scott C
Aiken, South Carolina
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Recently celebrated my birthday at Linda's Bistro! What a fantastic meal we all had!! The waitstaff was professional and outstanding, the food was way beyond my wildest expectations! Linda personally visited our table to ensure that we were happy. Happy? At you kidding? Everything was completely and utterly fantastic! We all agreed that this is our new find and will... More 

Thank Joyce B
Aiken, South Carolina
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

We had a lovely meal cooked to order. I requested "light" garlic on the scampi and that is what I got. There were four of us and we all enjoyed our meals. Everything is a la carte so the more you eat, the pricier it is. But the service and the food was excellent. We will go again. PS: there... More 

Thank Carolyn K
Aiken, South Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is a restaurant where you can actually hear the conversation of the people that are with you. Good food and service. Pleasant atmosphere. No blaring music. Not a big restaurant. Restored from an old house. The Owner/Chef lives right above the restaurant. Quaint.

Thank johndollar
Aiken, South Carolina
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Wine dinners are a speciality of Linda. We have been to 5-6 of them, and, for sure, she has a talent for pairing. This time it did not go so well. The bread for the Bruschetta was over toasted, I wasn't sure about the temperature of the soup, although very tasty, and the Chicken Saltimboca was too thin and too... More 

Thank John G
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

We had the best experience eating here. The food was incredible, the staff was wonderful and Linda even came out to make sure our food was perfect...and it was. Great food, great wine selection, and great service. Five star all the way.

Thank Robert R
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

This was our first time visiting the establishment. It is a cozy setting, all in one main room. Our food was tasty, and decent portions. The only problem we had was there was a large party, and with such a cozy type setting, we found ourselves trying to talk over the other party. The noise level was a little more... More 

Thank Bonnie R
Aiken, SC
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

First, the owner and chef, Linda, is an unfriendly and rude woman. Second, we felt a lack of respect and overt racism. I am white and my companion was a young man of color. The server eyes practically lept out of her head when we walked in. There were at least 10 empty tables in this establishment yet she had... More 

Thank KathyAiken_SC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Soups
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 York St SE, Aiken, SC 29801-4568
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Aiken
  • Phone Number: +1 803-648-4853

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?