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120 Laurens St SW, Aiken, SC 29801-3888
+1 803-643-3086
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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120 Laurens St SW, Aiken, SC 29801-3888
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is one of the best places in town with fresh meals prepared by excellent chef's. The menu changes frequently to ensure variety . My family and I enjoyed the Scottish Egg as well as fresh oysters fried crispy on the outside and still...More

Thank daschoun
Reviewed 2 days ago

We stopped in for lunch based on reviews, and we were extremely happy with our choice. I had a chicken lime soup which was one of the best soups I have had, and I am a soup person. My wife had the chicken salad which...More

Thank billmc5
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the seafood pasta and the Salmon glazed with molasses and ginger. The seafood pasta was loaded with shrimp, scallops and crab meat and the basil cream sauce was outstanding. The salmon was artfully prepared and cooked to perfection. The service was impeccable and...More

Thank DJF1958
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

my mushroom dish was vegetarian, which I wanted, but the gravy was a bit heavy to try to be healthy, and the salad was heavy also on dressing. My husband's seafood pasta dish was bland until he asked for extra lemons then it came up...More

Thank JoSki32
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They are too slow to seat you.Said they didn't have tables,but did.If you look important,dress nice or they know you,they will seat you.Bad service,had to ask for Bread.The waitress acted like,she did not want to be there & that she was doing us,a favor by...More

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I travel to Aiken frequently on business. Me and my group can't wait for Malia's to open for dinner for the week the week (wednesday - saturday). We will go to Malia's several times over our stay. Dinner at least twice over two weeks. Their...More

Thank dennish124
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Called for a reservation, for 4, and was told they had nothing available inside but, that we could dine out back on their patio. We arrived on time and walked through an entirely empty restaurant to get to the patio. From the patio, you stare...More

2  Thank deathroll
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Excellent menu, attractive restaurant and good service. Right in the middle of downtown. Be prepared to wait a little for your meal.

Thank tigermb98
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Discovered. Malia’s in 2004 during the Masters.. we’ve seen changes thoughout the year, all for the better. Great food, fantastic ambiance regardless of whether you’re with your bride or golf buddies. We reserve a time whenever we get to our home in Aiken

Thank Howard A
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Excellent Fired Oysters and Scallops Apps, and very good Caesars Salad. Latke with Lox was oily and mushy. Short Rib was Excellent. Duck was fried to death, leg inedible. Seafood pasta was just OK, but the Scallops on it were great. The Double Lamb Chops...More

1  Thank Ken R
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8 May 2015|
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Response from Matt C | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
The seating at the bar is first come, first served. Courtyard seating is available weather depending. If you'd like to eat in the dining room, I'd strongly recommend making a reservation. Call 8036433086 to make one.
Barbara K
26 December 2014|
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Response from Matt C | Property representative |
Yes. Gift Certificates are available through the website or in person.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:15
11:30 - 14:15
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:15
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:15
17:00 - 21:00
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
  • E-mail
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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