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The Willcox Restaurant

$$$$American, ,
100 Colleton Ave, Aiken, SC 29801
+1 803-648-1898
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
100 Colleton Ave, Aiken, SC 29801
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I had friends visiting Aiken from California and could not let them leave without a visit to the Willcox. We stopped for a glass of wine before going out to dinner the other night and it was such a festive atmosphere. With all the decorations...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Beverly A
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a classic southern restaurant in a tremendous hotel. The service is spot on, the menu is loaded with options and the preparation and presentation is set on. Great cheese selection, awesome appetizers and the entrees are great. The wine list has a number...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SCD200
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We unfortunately were unable to stay at the Wilcox ( stayed at the Carriage House which we were thrilled with ) This was to be our special of our two night stay in Aiken. Loved every minute of our meal, service and ambiance. Cant wait...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank vagabondmary
Willcox1898, General Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for dining with us and I am so happy that you enjoyed your meal, service, and ambiance. I am only disappointed that you were not able to stay with us. I hope that you will be able to return again in the very...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting friends in Aiken and found this to be a delightful historic restaurant. Ate in the bar and the service, food and ambiance was excellent. Would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Judy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice historic building, relatively small but so very quaint! Had the amazing burger with bacon jam and the special pasta of the night! There is a wonderful wine selection and also other cocktails! Our server was great and again liked atmosphere of the historic...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank beachgirlblue
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Super food, excellent service, magnificent ambience. A 5 star hotel with a memorable restaurant. Worth a special trip.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank COSSN686
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Literally the living room of Aiken. Love this place and the owners. Really care really . The location is ideal to walk to the beautiful Hitchcock woods and to Lauren’s street. To the south walk to the alee of Aiken’s live oaks

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 8 November 2018

I don't know how many hotels there are like this in the South, but I love taking people to The Willcox. Everyone is impressed with its old worldly ambiance (sometimes with a small band in the foyer) and its food. Though I have never stayed...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Eric H
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Delicious dinner on Saturday night! So glad we had a reservation as the place was hopping and I overheard there was a 4 hour wait! Our table wasn’t quite ready at 7, so we sat on a cozy couch and enjoyed a Parisian cocktail while...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CarsonsMommy
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Was not sure if we could even get seated, even with a reservation. Attendants as a whole were less than average for performance. Pricing would have been reasonable had the food been much better. Would not eat her again.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank HammerTX
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Nao F
27 April 2018|
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Response from Ed N | Reviewed this property |
Definitely a tip. Very personalized service.
13 April 2017|
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Response from Willcox1898 | Property representative |
Hello, yes we do have a Mother's Day brunch. Please see our website for the menu or call the hotel at 803-648-1898. We hope to see you on mother's day :)
16 October 2016|
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Response from GARedRooster | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. They do have gift cards though. Good luck!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 36
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Colleton Ave, Aiken, SC 29801
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Aiken
  • Phone Number: +1 803-648-1898
  • This restaurant is at The Willcox
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