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969 Pine Log Rd, Aiken, SC 29803-7330
+1 803-502-1307
06:00 - 14:00
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Kissimmee, Florida
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80 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Basic diner set up, nothing fancy but good basic home cooking, friendly casual service. Highly recommend for breakfast

Thank David K
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70 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love Auten's for breakfast! They have very good pancakes! They literally cover the plate in size! And, we love the grits, bacon and eggs, too. The coffee is not very strong, but Tom and the other waitresses are always super friendly which makes up for it! :) It's a bit hidden in a strip shopping center behind KFC, but... More 

Thank ramona0101
Aiken, South Carolina
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279 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Stopped by for breakfast on the way to the Jr. Invitational. This is a family style restaurant and the menu reflects that. My pancake covered the plate and was enjoyable. My wife had her standard bacon, eggs and potatoes. The potatoes were not that enjoyable .

1 Thank Anthony L
Charleston, South Carolina
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I have visited this place before and found the food to be good, country-style flavors. However, when we visited last week, it was one notch above awful. We brought visitors and had bragged about the quality of the food. It was not even close. One person ordered salmon pattie and it looked like a sweet potato! Dry. No flavor. Absolutely... More 

1 Thank Karen S
South Carolina
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

My husband and I come here pretty often and never have a bad experience. You cannot go wrong with breakfast or lunch. Their biscuits are massive, making their biscuits and gravy delicious and filling. They always have great choices for lunch and there is no way anyone can leave hungry. Service is always great, it has been the same staff... More 

Thank Elizabeth C
1 review
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Ate here on a Sunday. The food was great and so was the service. Very polite servers and owners. If you like real Southern food, you'll like this place.

Thank David S
Aiken, South Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The service and food was very good. No complaints. I would return. We go to this restaurant regularly after church and the portions are very good. Good food, good service, and prices are very reasonable. Family Friendly For Sure!

Thank Karen A
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Absolutely the best breakfast I've had for some time! Very fresh ingredients and down home cooking makes for an outstanding breakfast!! I recommend them to anyone!! You must try them!

Thank Claude T
Aiken, South Carolina
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We went there for breakfast after hearing so many glowing reports. I was terribly disappointed. I ordered eggs scrambled with a little cheese, bacon, and rye toast. (All breakfasts come with Auten's "smooth potatoes") The eggs tasted awful! I thought it might be the cheese, but I tried some with no cheese and they were just as bad. Besides, who... More 

Thank maryannearch
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Auten's is a great choice for lunch or breakfast! I have yet to have a bad meal here. It's great to be able to take my children to a place that still offers home style cooking that is like what I grew up enjoying. Would have posted pictures, but food didn't last long enough on the table to do so.

Thank Hiram T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$12
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 969 Pine Log Rd, Aiken, SC 29803-7330
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Aiken
  • Phone Number: +1 803-502-1307
Auten's is family style country cooking made down home good. Excellent food served by a wonderful waitstaff. We know you will enjoy your visit.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?