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126 Laurens Street Northwest, Aiken, SC 29801
+1 803-649-3339
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11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:30
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 15:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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Columbia, SC
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

Mom and I stopped in to pick up lunch for a picnic and we were more than pleased with our choice. The restaurant itself is very quaint with a beautiful shaded patio area (that's dog friendly too!). Our server was smiling the whole time and so, so, so friendly & polite. We decided to have some apple-blueberry cobbler while we... More 

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Ontario
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64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

We had not heard about Magnolia's and while walking the streets, came across this delightful cafe. You can dine in or on nice days,there are some good tables outside. The food is all or mainly organic and delicious. We had a great waiter who was born in Aiken and took the time to tell us a little about what he... More 

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1 Thank LynnSmithOntario
Aiken, South Carolina
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

The portions are very small and some items on the menu are not available. The waiter was rude and acted like it was a bother to even get another glass of water. Ordered chicken salad on a bed of lettuce and was charged 50 cents for dressing. Not worth the money and will not be going back.

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1 Thank Nicole M
South Carolina
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73 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

When I worked nearby the Magnolia, we'd end up there once every few months or so. The food is always really good, and you feel good for having eaten it. Everything is as local as it can get, and natural and tasty. That said, you're paying a premium for the privilege. It was too expensive to visit frequently, but it... More 

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2 Thank Kaylan S
Raleigh, North Carolina
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728 reviews
488 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

First trip to Aiken, and happened to find this little gem off the downtown path. Nice menu choices, loved the chicken salad. It's not often you run across Chocolate Zucchini cake and I got a piece to go. Needless to say, it didn't make it out of the downtown area. I dined alone, but I think I was there an... More 

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Wayne, New Jersey
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

I have a LOT of dietary restrictions, but I can always find something tasty and healthy to eat at Magnolia. Tommy, the owner/chef, is always accommodating. And when I'm in a rush (which is too often), the servers manage to get me in and out quickly without feeling rushed. This is a definite favorite of mine, and I can highly... More 

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Thank Ellen B
Aiken, South Carolina
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

Overpriced and even an extra charge for paying with a credit card. Today it was really noisy, so conversation was difficult. Shrimp on salad with fruit was very good but small (approx.$13.95+tax). Salads come without any sort of bread or crackers.

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2 Thank MarshaShelburn
Aiken, South Carolina
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261 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

Cannot remember the last time we were here but while running errands, decided to meet here for lunch--it was a good decision. My wife had a wrap and I had the Reuben sandwich---both were great along with the flavored lemonade. We sat outside and enjoyed the day along with Lee's excellent service.

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Thank Anthony L
Aiken, South Carolina
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Great little bistro nestled in the downtown area. Never disappointed with the food or service. Open for dinner on Thur, Fri nights?

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Thank lilmsnoitall
Aiken, South Carolina
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94 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

Stop for lunch with my wife at high lunch time. Parking is difficult so park on Park Ave only a few 100 feet away. The waitress was very attention and friendly. They have a nice selection of beers and refreshments. They have mostly a 'Chic' Menu, but I found the food to be excellent. It's a little crowded but they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, American, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 Laurens Street Northwest, Aiken, SC 29801
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Aiken
  • Phone Number: +1 803-649-3339
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?