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What's Cookin' Downtown

123 B Laurens Street North West, Aiken, SC 29801-2444
+1 803-649-1068
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (27 reviews)
“casserole” (10 reviews)
“fruit salad” (6 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 19:00 Hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
123 B Laurens Street North West, Aiken, SC 29801-2444
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1 - 10 of 114 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Often eat at What's Cookin' Downtown. It is a great location for a breakfast business meeting. Convenient location and easy parking.

Thank SC_Vol_Fan
955DavidP, Owner at What's Cookin' Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the review, glad you were pleased. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 September 2018

The food here is delicious and served fast but is not fast food by any means. Our wait staff was friendly and the atmosphere was fun with artwork and clean. I recommend this eatery.More

Thank Sandy P
955DavidP, Owner at What's Cookin' Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thanks for the review, you are correct we are quick service not fast food. There is a difference, we cook everything to order so the food will take a little time, but we do are best to get the food out at a reasonable pace....More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

Best Breakfast in Aiken. You must try the Kickersnoodle coffee! I usually get the gourmet grits. They have many items available for adding to your bowl of grits, like cheese, sausage, bacon, ham, tomatoes, onions, mushrooms, peppers etc...The breakfast sandwiches are great too! My son's...More

Thank Jennifer M
955DavidP, Owner at What's Cookin' Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you for the kind words. All the thanks for the Kickersnoodle coffee is our friends across the street at New Moon Cafe. Hope to see you back in here again soon!

Reviewed 23 August 2018

Went for lunch. Had sandwiches that were tasty & generous- actually too much food for lunch! Place was busy, and we understand why! We’ll be back!

Thank SouthernNYer
955DavidP, Owner at What's Cookin' Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Thanks for the review. This is what we strive for every day, happy customers. Please say hi next time your in for lunch or breakfast.

Reviewed 6 August 2018

Whether it is eating there for breakfast, lunch, or dinner or it is getting casseroles, soups, or salads to go, you can’t go wrong here. The casseroles are especially nice to take to those recuperating (small and larger sizes are available). They are also great...More

Thank KathyinAiken
955DavidP, Owner at What's Cookin' Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2018

Thanks for the kind words. Glad to hear everything was up to our expectations. Make sure to come back in soon and say hey!

Reviewed 11 May 2018

No frills, but good spot for a stick-to-your ribs breakfast. Offers most of the typical breakfast options. You order on entry from the displayed menu; then find a table, and a waiter/waitress brings your food.

Thank JAC P
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Great place to eat with a great price! Had the club sandwich with fries... best club sandwich in Aiken SC!!

Thank abnrgr1487
955DavidP, Owner at What's Cookin' Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write this great review! Hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 18 April 2018

Reasonably priced and well made. I don't think I've tried anything that I haven't enjoyed. Not memorable food, but it is pleasant and it fills you up.

Thank mechanicaljen
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Fantastic French toast with orange marmalade and cream cheese. Excellent breakfast. Even the fresh strawberries were delicious. The cashier recommended it and she was right! Been here many times and always have enjoyed it! Still, Best Grits in Town!!!

Thank Robbie S
955DavidP, Owner at What's Cookin' Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thanks Robbie! Always great to hear from you. Look forward to seeing you in here again some time sooner rather than later.

Reviewed 7 March 2018

Very delicious salads - Greek, spinach and chefs salad- generous portions and well priced- very fresh ingredients- will definitely be back

Thank Kathi H
955DavidP, Owner at What's Cookin' Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Thank you for the nice review. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your food. Please come back and see us soon!

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We allow dogs at our outdoor seating area in the front of the store. They are only allowed inside under the condition that they are service dogs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
07:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 19:00
Thursday
07:00 - 19:00
Friday
07:00 - 19:00
Saturday
07:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 B Laurens Street North West, Aiken, SC 29801-2444
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Aiken
  • Phone Number: +1 803-649-1068
Description
Family owned and operated. Dine-in, takeout, casseroles, and catering to-go. Breakfast and lunch served everyday; Dinner is served on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.
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