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Variety Restaurant

921 York St NE, Aiken, SC 29801-4023
+1 803-648-6987
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“baked potato” (3 reviews)
“steak” (21 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
921 York St NE, Aiken, SC 29801-4023
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1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is one of the best local seafood restaurant in the area BUT However When one has to wait for an hour and 20 minutes for the "daily special" which was Seabass today One wonder if it's worth it Husband ordered the shrimp special which...More

Thank PeggyCSterling
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

The best fried calamari I have ever had so if you love fresh seafood check out Jimmy at the variety.

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Last night my family and I went to the variety restraunt. The food was great and the service was even better. The servers were really nice and helped one another to make sure all patrons had what they needed. Overall a great experience. Mr. Jimmy...More

Thank roberttF6933PZ
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We go to the Variety for the Seafood, but they offer steaks as well. They h.ave great soups. The Baked potatoes are huge. They do not cook the food until you order it so it is hot. They get fresh fresh shrimp and fish from...More

Thank William M
Reviewed 1 August 2016

A friend dragged me there, recommending the fried shrimp. She ordered that and gave me a sample. Yes, probably better than Rinehart's in Augusta. I ordered the friend oysters (not always available) and wish they'd used the same batter as on the shrimp. Because the...More

Thank Martha M
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Best shrimp I ever had and good value when special. Large helpings . You might have to wait for a table .

Thank betshal
Reviewed 12 March 2016

The seafood platter at Variety was always something to brag about. Unfortunately, my last visit was not as pleasant as previous visits. The fish, shrimp, scallops and oysters were mediocre. The shrimp were smaller and fewer than I remember. The fish did not taste nearly...More

Thank mjd5547
Reviewed 14 December 2015

The looks of the place may be a little off putting for some but the food is wonderful. Make sure you go hungry because the portions are huge. Very good seafood.

Thank CWK2dogs
Reviewed 6 November 2015

The Variety has been in business for years and is consistently the best seafood restaurant in town. Seafood is fresh from the South Carolina coast and is prepared to perfection. Seafood dinners come with a huge baked potato and salad or coleslaw. Steaks, spaghetti, and...More

1  Thank ASH814
Reviewed 20 October 2015

The menu offers something for everyone and the food is great. The staff is friendly and the service is great.

1  Thank Rammsm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 921 York St NE, Aiken, SC 29801-4023
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Aiken
  • Phone Number: +1 803-648-6987
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