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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 6 days ago

We love Malias for good food, friendly, knowledgeable staff and fair prices. Malias has a more forward sophisticated style in their menu and decor than many of the restaurants in town. Best lunch and dinner, Chyna is a bar tender with an inviting smile and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Voyage587787
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in town for our daughters polo match and ran into town to grab a quick lunch. Saw this spot was #1 on TA, and luckily snagged one of the last available tables (they stopped serving at 2:15, and walked in around 1:30). Friendly...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank CarsonsMommy
Reviewed 10 December 2018

On a cold rainy night I took friends who were visiting from California to Malia's and it turned out to be a wonderful evening inside. We all ordered a pasta dish with fresh seafood in a pink sauce and it was delicious. The food and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Beverly A
Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

Friendly servers, menu changes regularly and we’ve never had a bad meal here. Food is always excellent and made fresh with healthy options. Great desserts-treat yourself. Atmosphere is mellow, love the brick walls and hip decor.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rkmaine
Reviewed 13 November 2018

Had lunch recently here. Food was very good but not over the top. Service was average and the side room we sat in was loud for 3 tables. It appears dinner is the time to dine here.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Judy S
Reviewed 8 November 2018

I have eaten here many times and the food is always good . This is one of the oldest restaurants in Aiken and the food and service remains excellent. This an upscale restaurant but not really formal .There is no one thing on the menu...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank FOODEY_10
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Super food and service. A bit pricey but worth it. A place for a special occasion. In the heart of a special small town.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank COSSN686
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Food, service, atmosphere are all great. Pricey but worth it. Hubby said the best Filet Mignon he's ever had.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank luckeyedie
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Malias is my”go to” restaurant when I want a good meal or want to take friends for a special treat. Centrally located in downtown it’s convenient when shopping , painting (art center right next door). Or just want to have a nice dinner. Very nice...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Food was ok. Presentation was just so-so. Maybe other items on the menu would be better. We had salads.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank gaillorene
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robert a
17 August 2018|
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Response from haydnanneg | Reviewed this property |
I think it is. Really yummy.
8 May 2015|
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Response from MTCatchpole | 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 MTCatchpole | 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
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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, 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
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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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