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126 Laurens St NW, Aiken, SC 29801-3846
+1 803-649-3339
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (27 reviews)
“soups” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
126 Laurens St NW, Aiken, SC 29801-3846
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent service, the food was delish!! The atmosphere was pleasant and calm. So nice to eat without loud music playing. Fresh ingredients and unique pairings of flavors.

Thank AikenPhotobug
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch at Magnolia and were pleasantly surprised. Our meal was very tasty and nicely presented. The staff was friendly and courteous and the service very good. The "house dressing" is a lively vinegrette and perfectly paired with my mango shrimp salad. We plan...More

Thank hijinx88on1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First off, yay I found somewhere to eat and not get sick!! They cater to gluten free diets and other restrictions. We had the fried pickle appetizer and it was amazing. I had the spaghetti squash marinara with meatballs.....first time it came out it had...More

Thank Courtney N
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I have been going to Magnolias for years. The food has been pretty consistent in quality and flavor- really good, until recently. My family and I went to Magnolias the other day for lunch and this is what we found: The good: Good serving sizes-...More

Thank errn94
Thomas D, Owner at Magnolia, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

Thank you for your review. I'm sorry your experience wasn't what you expected. Magnolia still uses organic and local ingredients. We have 15 more menu items than we did at the previous location. July is the slowest month of the year so running a lot...More

Reviewed 15 June 2017

My sister, niece and I visited Aiken for the first time last weekend. I had read about this restaurant and suggested we try it for dinner. We ordered the hummus for an appetizer and it was the best I have ever had! You could tell...More

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Fabulous place ! Great local ingredients Support your local restaurants Family recipes passed down! If you you love great food Try this place!!

Thank Stayorgo7
Reviewed 6 June 2017

I visited for a weekend lunch with my daughter. I ordered the tomato soup and Caroline's everything salad, which were both very good. Portion size was a bit small, but okay. Our server wasn't very friendly. She brought my daughter the wrong thing, and wasn't...More

Thank Carolinesc7
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

If there is food in Heaven, we hope they have it catered from Magnolia! We are vegan, and it can be extremely challenging to eat out. Magnolia made it so easy! They have a hummus made from eggplant, babba, that is delicious, their regular hummus...More

Thank zeekgas
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Come here for a varied menu that includes a number of organic dishes and favorable ingredients often direct from local farms. The chicken melt was tasty, as well as the organic fries and Mango Shrimp Salad. Also, consider trying some of their specialty non- alcoholic...More

Thank traveleurope610
Reviewed 23 April 2017

I am so disappointed after all the hype my friends gave this restaurant. I seek out the small mom and pop, hole in the wall, true to the ethnic roots food and always have great meals. This overpriced, small portion meal made me sick. Would...More

2  Thank cindy m
Thomas D, Owner at Magnolia, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

I am sorry that you had a bad experience. I had a conversation with you when we were open for dinner and assumed that you were asking questions about dinner and were going to be dining in that night. I said I would personally cook...More

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Jerry W
8 July 2017|
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Response from cindy m | Reviewed this property |
Calling does not help. I called the day before and was told the cook would offer me several vegan options and when we arrived for lunch as discussed, only 1 option on the menu was available, and it was horrible tasting.
Rachel G
21 January 2017|
Response from magnoliadowntown | Property representative |
I have requested to change the Information previously and it has not been changed. If you search google for magnolia it will give you the address as Trip Advisor will not allow me to put the web address on this answer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 Laurens St NW, Aiken, SC 29801-3846
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Aiken
  • Phone Number: +1 803-649-3339
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Local restaurant in downtown Aiken. We offer fresh, homemade from scratch, food that tastes phenomenal. We can fit your dietary needs from gluten Free to vegan and feed the carnivores as well. We now offer a full cocktail bar with craft beers and wines.
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