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“Huge Breakfast!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Auten's

Auten's
Ranked #24 of 176 Restaurants in Aiken
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$12
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Auten's is family style country cooking made down home good. Excellent food served by a wonderful waitstaff. We know you will enjoy your visit.
Midlothian, Virginia, United States
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Huge Breakfast!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

Although this gem was hard to locate since it is in a small shopping center, the food and service were wonderful. The food is "down home kind of cooking" and the coffee cups were kept full by the servers. The omelet and biscuits were tasty and the pancakes overflowed the plate. Glad we went out of our way to find such a gem!

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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  • English first
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English first
Charlotte, North Carolina
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Get your breakfast mojo here”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2014 via mobile

Forget fancy. This locals favorite is casual with friendly waitresses who make you feel like a regular. I ordered perfectly prepared eggs and sinfully good bacon. My order came with oatmeal - it is the best I've ever eaten. Like eating a bowl of warm oatmeal cookie dough! French toast was incredible and the biscuits are - words fail me. Trust me, eat the biscuit and exercise more tomorrow.

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Thank NCsoprano
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50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Favorite Breakfast Place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2014

Auten's is the best breakfast place in Aiken if you want good service and a good selection. Their grits are creamy and something special. They keep your coffee cup full and even give you a cup for the road! The biscuits are also great! Try it, you will like it!

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Travelers N
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Edisto Island, South Carolina
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107 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Breakfast at Auten's”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2014

Auten's is a good place to eat breakfast in Aiken, SC. Their grits are super and seemed to be prepared as low county grits (with some cream and cooked for a while, not instant grits). Menu selection is standard for a home cooked breakfast. Their lunch menu is typically four meat selections and a variety of vegetables. Lunch servings are small and seem to be right off the Cisco truck. There are better places in Aiken to get real home cooked food for lunch. We go to Auten's for their breakfast which has always been good. Service is always great with friendly people.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Steve K
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Aiken, South Carolina
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Very mediocre but friendly”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2013 via mobile

The biscuits were excellent but the food seemed to be frozen foods bought at Krogers and served up here. There are too many good restaurants in Aiken to waste time here.

Visited November 2013
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