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The Willcox Restaurant

) #3 of 144 Restaurants in Aiken $$$$ American, ,
100 Colleton Ave, Aiken, SC 29801
+1 803-648-1898
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (24 reviews)
“ny strip” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
100 Colleton Ave, Aiken, SC 29801
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We recently enjoyed The Willcox Restaurant during a long weekend trip to Aiken. We had dinner in the restaurant Saturday evening, brunch Sunday, and ate from the dinner menu while enjoying drinks in the bar on Sunday night. The service was excellent. The food was...More

Thank Eric W
Willcox1898, Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

I am truly delighted that you enjoyed your trip to Aiken and your time here with us. Thank you for choosing to dine with us and for taking the time to share your experience and review. Your comments will be shared with our team who...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Made a spur of the moment day trip to Aiken. Had brunch at the Wilcox. Very old school - and I loved that - reminded me of brunches with my grandparents and many equestrian friends. Food was very good - lots of great choices. Service...More

Thank KLRF1
Willcox1898, Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for making the day trip to visit Aiken and choosing to come and enjoy brunch here with us. I am pleased that it brought back a few special memories. Your review and comments are very much appreciated. I do hope you will visit...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoy having Sunday Brunch at the Willcox Inn Restaurant after church on Sundays. The menu has many different (to us) items from which to choose, and the food is good. We enjoy the quiet atmosphere, where we can hear the sweet strains of piano...More

Thank MountainLily3
Willcox1898, Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are pleased you enjoy your time with us on Sundays. Thank you for making us your choice for brunch and taking the time to share your review. Your wonderful comments are truly appreciated. Warm Regards, Cindy McClattie, Operations Administrator

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to go for groups. It seems the menu is better in the winter months, more varied. We like to eat in the lobby when the fireplace is lit.More

Thank 492m
Willcox1898, Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for dining with us and taking the time to share your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your time with us. Our Chef does pride herself in providing seasonal, local ingredients and variety within the menu. Hope you will visit us again soon!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Willcox Restaurant will not disappoint anyone looking for a fine dining experience in Aiken, SC. The Sunday Brunch is obviously a "go to" for local residents. The poached eggs were the "fluffiest" eggs I have ever eaten. Obviously fresh as the white did not...More

Thank Susan M
Willcox1898, Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am truly happy that you enjoyed your dining experience and our brunch items. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Your positive feedback and recommendation are truly appreciated. Kindest Regards, Cindy McClattie, Operations Administrator

Reviewed 8 June 2017

An old hotel with a fine dining restaurant. Our friends were locals had had dined there often. They preferred a table in the richly paneled lobby with fireplace rather than the main dinning room.. They also have a active bar. All we had was good....More

Thank Alan O
Willcox1898, Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you to you and your friends for choosing to dine with us. We appreciate you taking the time to share your review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your time with us and hope you will visit us again soon. Kind Regards, Cindy McClattie,...More

Reviewed 1 June 2017

They change their menu frequently so you can get something new each time you visit. I've never had a complaint about anything I've ordered here. Delicious, creative, fresh ingredients, and nicely presented food! The restaurant is in an historic hotel so the atmosphere is terrific....More

Thank Suzanne G
Willcox1898, Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your dining experience with us. Our Chef does her best to keep the menu fresh and provide our guests with creative menu options. We appreciate you taking the time to leave your review and comments. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here. We had a reservation but our table wasn't ready when we arrived. We were directed to a comfortable sitting area in the lobby to wait. Only sat a few minutes before a waiter stopped by to inquire if we wanted any refreshments...More

Thank TheTravelerBoston
Willcox1898, Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

I am very happy that you enjoyed your dining experience at lunch with us. Your positive feedback and comments are truly appreciated. I do apologize for the oversight of our server in regards to the bread. I have given this critique to our restaurant manager...More

Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

The Wilcox is a true southern gem. Easily one of the best small hotels in the country. We advise anyone coming to the Aiken area to give it a try. Nothing but platitudes from them.

Thank James M
Willcox1898, Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

We are truly delighted that you enjoyed your time and experience with us. Your positive feedback and recommendation are truly appreciated. We hope that you will visit us often in the future. Best Regards, Cindy McClattie, Operations Administrator

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Beautiful historical building. Food is good but some what pricey. The atmosphere is wonderful. Great place for special occasions.

Thank Kim B
Willcox1898, Manager at The Willcox Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

I am very happy that you enjoyed the atmosphere and food. Your feedback and comments are truly appreciated. We appreciate your business and look forward to your future visits. Kindest Regards, Cindy McClattie, Operations Administrator

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jeanni12017
12 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 :)
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emlhntng
15 October 2016|
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Response from redrooster89 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. They do have gift cards though. Good luck!
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emlhntng
15 October 2016|
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Response from Gayl R | Reviewed this property |
Yes the Wilcox offers gift certificates in any denomination. They make great gifts too!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$36
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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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