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Betsy's On The Corner

159 Laurens Street, Corner of Laurens and Barnwell, Aiken, SC 29801
+1 803-226-0078
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (100 reviews)
“sandwiches” (40 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 7:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
159 Laurens Street, Corner of Laurens and Barnwell, Aiken, SC 29801
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1 - 10 of 409 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Great sandwiches, hamburgers, blue plate special each day, lots of ice cream flavors, several cake selections. There were 10 of us and we had 8 different sandwiches. Everyone like what they ordered. Some of the best onion rings I've ever had.

Thank Glenn R
Betsy S, Owner at Betsy's On The Corner, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I am so glad you and your party enjoyed your food! Thanks for letting us know! Please come again soon! ~ Betsy

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got takeout this trip, but have gone in and sat down before. I think you get a larger portion if you sit down, honestly. The food is great. I have had the shrimp and the palmetto cheese sandwich. And the desserts are wonderful there,...More

Thank JohnJohnsonIII
Betsy S, Owner at Betsy's On The Corner, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking time to share your thoughts on take-out portions. We will take a look at them because they should be the same. We appreciate your business and the great review! Hope to see you again soon! ~ Betsy

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Return visit, 6 months between visits as I live in Scotland. Had what I had on my previous visit as it was worth having twice. Hot dog and strawberry milk shake, ever bite a winner, I haven't found any where in the world that makes...More

Thank WendyG71
Betsy S, Owner at Betsy's On The Corner, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate your taking time to let us know how we're doing and that you really like our milkshakes! Please visit anytime you're back in Aiken! Many thanks, ~ Betsy

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unless you're into eating an early lunch, at noon, this place is crazy busy. Rather cramped in the limited space. I like the diner atmosphere. The fare was average, the prices were average. The service was excellent. I might try somewhere else when in Aiken...More

Thank Linda M
Betsy S, Owner at Betsy's On The Corner, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your honest review. We are moving to a larger space in March or April at 224 Park Ave. Please come back to see us again! ~ Betsy

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Casual diner and ice cream shop, very good burgers and sandwiches. It’s best if you can get a booth table on the sides. They fill in all the tables and it’s noisy. Lines often form outside. My brother LOVES this place. He’ll get the ice...More

Thank Catherine R
Betsy S, Owner at Betsy's On The Corner, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Yes, it does get crowded and noisy. In March or April, we will be moving to 224 Park Avenue where we will have more space. Please come back to see us! Thank you for the good review! ~ Betsy

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on Friday for early dinner. Food was good and our service was great. Loved the “diner” atmosphere. We rarely order desserts but as it was holiday season decided to go for it. Kids loved milk shakes and coconut cake was delicious. Definitely recommend.

Thank LHGA
Betsy S, Owner at Betsy's On The Corner, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am so glad you enjoyed your food. Please come back to see us! Thank you for the great review! ~ Betsy

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love Betsy's! Everyone is so friendly and they make everyone feel very special. Great lunches and "made from scratch" milkshakes!

Thank Mike L
Betsy S, Owner at Betsy's On The Corner, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review! We try very hard to give everyone the best experience possible. Please come back to see us! ~ Betsy's

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very friendly atmosphere and take you back in time. Wonderful desserts. I love that you can eat outdoors, weather permitting.

Thank P1082JDpatriciaf
Betsy S, Owner at Betsy's On The Corner, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review! Please come back to see us! ~ Betsy

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food & service. The onion rings are incredible. They are real onion rings, made fresh for your order. My wife had the Ruben sandwich and I had a burger. Both were very good. Will eat at Betsy’s again.

Thank jlc1920384756
Betsy S, Owner at Betsy's On The Corner, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am so happy to hear about your experience with us! We look forward to serving you again soon! Thank you, ~ Betsy

Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

We tried Betsy’s for the first time. We arrived just after opening lunch hours. We seated ourselves and a server promptly took our food and drink orders. The food arrived in good fashion, and was piping hot. My burger was delicious, as was my wife’s...More

Thank Kdavid456
Betsy S, Owner at Betsy's On The Corner, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am sorry about the wait for the tickets, and I appreciate your letting me know. Also, I am glad you enjoyed the food. Thank you, Betsy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 159 Laurens Street, Corner of Laurens and Barnwell, Aiken, SC 29801
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Aiken
  • Phone Number: +1 803-226-0078
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Description
It's noisy; it's busy — but you know, that's what a diner is. It's a fun place. We are dedicated to providing the best food and service anywhere. Enjoy full table service from a menu of homemade soups and salads, hotdogs, burgers, specialty sandwiches hot off the grill, daily Blue Plates (just like Mama made), frosty shakes and ice cream treats at our old-fashioned soda fountain. Hearty Southern breakfasts are served on Saturday mornings.
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