Cuizine: "Not as good as it used to be" Aiken Restaurant Tip by deebum25

Aiken Restaurants: 21 reviews and 23 photos

When this restaurant first opened the food was terrific and it was always packed. Since then it has begun to offer live music, happy hours and lunches and the quality of the food has decreased. Now it seems to be where people with money go to overindulge in cocktails and mediocre food. My husband took me there for my birthday and although the tuna appetizer was excellent, my scallops were rubbery and my husband's crab cake was dry and overcooked. It was not comforting to see Chef Chin hanging about at an outside table as the smoking ban had just taken effect while our dinners were being prepared. We decided to skip dessert and have not been back.

Chef Chin has since closed this restaurant and gone back across the river to Augusta. Not a loss IMHO.

Address: 100 Laurens Street, Aiken, SC
Price Comparison: more expensive than average
Phone: 803.644.1234
Price: US$21-30
Rating: 2
Theme: Eclectic/International

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Oct 5, 2008
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