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The Willcox Restaurant

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American, Bar, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
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100 Colleton Ave, Aiken, SC 29801
+1 803-648-1898
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Mon - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Aiken, South Carolina
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

A lovely, historic venue in Aiken South Carolina. A beautiful place to stay, dine or enjoy a drink in their beautiful bar and lobby. Do not miss the Wilcox when you come to Aiken.

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Thank Pamela M
Willcox1898, Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this review

I am delighted that you enjoy our bar and lobby. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and recommendation. I hope you will visit us again soon and as often as possible. Warmest Regards, Cindy McClattie, Operations Administrator More 

1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

The Wilson,is a lovely warn place to dine and meet people the staff is friend and most attentive,best of all the food is very good and well priced.

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Thank Denise L
Willcox1898, Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us and taking the time to share your review. We are happy you enjoyed your time with us and hope you will visit us again soon. Cindy McClattie, Operations Administrator More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Ambiance beyond beautiful. Good food, drinks, and wait staff. The Wilcox takes you back to the elegant times of yesteryear. Also has gorgeous lodging to spoil you rotten.

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Thank Marne C
Willcox1898, Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you dining with us and taking the time to share your review and comments. We are very pleased you enjoyed your time with us and hope you will visit us again soon. Cindy McClattie, Operations Administrator More 

Aiken
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

We ate dinner at the Wilcox and it was very good. The Hotel is beautiful! A man played the piano while we ate dinner. Christmas is also a good time to visit the Wilcox. It is decorated so festive and they usually have entertainment. I had my bridal shower at this hotel 30 years ago and the room they put... More 

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Willcox1898, Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for leaving us your beautiful comments. We are truly happy to have provided you with wonderful experiences and memories through the years. Your continued support and patronage is very important to us and is very much appreciated. We look forward to being a part of many more special occasions for you and your family. Kindest Regards,... More 

Aiken, South Carolina
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

The food is always good, but in the times we have been there for lunch, we have only had good service once. You would expect that at the caliber that the Willcox is you should receive good service. My mother and I have dined there for lunch several times and are left sitting with no one coming by to check... More 

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Thank BonitaCW
Willcox1898, Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for submitting your comments. I am very sorry that we did not provide you with the attention you deserved during your visit. Your business is very important to us and I would like to speak with you personally to discuss how we can exceed your expectations in the future. I am trying to reach you by private message... More 

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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

The Wilcox Restaurant is the maining dining room in the Wilcox Hotel. The Wilcox is the center of social life in Aiken. A wonderful place to spend the night, hang out in the Lobby and Bar or have a good meal in the Restaurant. No visit to Aiken is complete without a visit to The Wilcox. Often referred to by... More 

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Thank Fernanda K
Willcox1898, Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this review

We truly appreciate your wonderful comments and take great pride in being a part of our beautiful Aiken community. It is a pleasure to know that both our hotel and restaurant spark such very complimentary reviews. Thank you for your continued patronage and support. We look forward to seeing you on Tuesdays! Kindest Regards, Cindy McClattie, Operations Administrator More 

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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

We were visiting friends in Aiken and they took us here for Sunday Brunch. The food and service were both excellent. The historical setting made it very interesting.

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Willcox1898, Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us. We are so pleased you enjoyed your brunch experience and hope you will visit us again soon. Best Regards, Cindy McClattie, Operations Administrator More 

Aiken, South Carolina
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

A favorite place on our getaway calendar. Superb all around. Ambiance is great, staff always eager to please and help. Food excellent, a new menu every quarter. Brunch is wonderful, as is lunch and dinner. Anytime a good time for the Willcox. Tapas menu for off hours nibbling offered in the lounge/living room any time of day. Love this place

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Willcox1898, Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this review

We are extremely pleased to be a favorite place for you. Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your comments. We appreciate your continued support and look forward to having you with us as often as possible. Warmest Regards, Cindy McClattie, Operations Administrator More 

Aiken, South Carolina
Level Contributor
11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

We've been going to the Wilcox for special (and not so special) occasions since moving to Aiken in 1991. Although the restaurant has changed hands, it's still one of the best in the area (including Augusta, GA.). They have intimate tables for two, as well as private rooms for larger groups. We've had many a pre-Christmas dinner here. It's a... More 

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Willcox1898, Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoy dining with us as often as possible. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and review of our hotel. We appreciate your ongoing patronage and support. Look forward to seeing you soon! Cindy McClattie, Operations Administrator More 

Aiken, South Carolina, United States
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I absolutely love the atmosphere at this place. On Thursday nights there is a live band. I love the chocolate martinis!

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Thank Kim R
Willcox1898, Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We are happy that you enjoy the entertainment and the cocktails. We look forward to seeing you on Thursdays! Cindy McClattie, Operations Administrator 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
US$ 6 - US$ 36
Cuisine
American, Bar, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?