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“nice southern”
Review of Swamp Fox - CLOSED

Swamp Fox
Price range: US$15 - US$25
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: We would like to Welcome you to Swamp Fox, please come by so we can greet you with a smile and serve you the best of Aiken voted 1st place by the Aiken Standard Readers Choice Award. Bring the family we'll make you feel right at home. Thank you, Aiken Readers...For the best of Aiken, compare us to any chain restaurant or our compilation and you will find you will only receive the best for your dollar, we make the best dishes in Aiken. An award winning restaurant.
Reviewed 12 November 2013

Good food , great service .Tiny , like eating in an old house . Would go again . Would have been nice to eat outside , but a little cold .

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Thank ggrossi
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Reviewed 15 October 2013

This was our first time in Aiken. The Swamp Fox was featured in a visitor's guide and we decided to try it. It was amazing. I had the ribeye steak, it was perfectly cooked with a demi-glace that was excellent. My wife had the shrimp and grits. Shrimp and grits is one of our favorite meals, this was one of the best we've ever tasted. The service was excellent as well. Our server was very knowledgeable about the menu and very personable and friendly. We will definitely be back next time we're in town!

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1  Thank Scott W
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Reviewed 30 September 2013 via mobile

Enjoyed reading about the name of the restaurant. Good sandwiches. Nice outdoor dining. Near downtown.

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Thank GeorgiaTraveler222
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Reviewed 16 July 2013

Aiken, SC has a surprisingly large number of very good restaurants for a small city, and The Swamp Fox appears to be right up there with the best of them.

We are definitely picky about our food, and too often disappointed by restaurant fare; but the Swamp Fox lived up to what we had read. My husband's whole flounder was cooked to such perfection that he vows he'll never eat anything else there; my steak was very well cooked, although I would prefer a different base for it than the fried onions (which were delicious, but I try to stay away from fried foods.)

The wine list was pretty good, our server was excellent, and the apple pie a real stunner. It was REAL. With REAL apples!!! How often do you see that these days?

The Sunset Menu drew us in, but there really wasn't anything there to tempt us; go for the real menu and you won't be disappointed. Owners Tom and Connie table hop, and made us feel most welcome. The place has a very nice ambiance; it's a keeper.

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Thank mondello5
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Reviewed 11 July 2013

I use to work in the food and beverage industry. I found the swampfox to be overall okay. Only thing to truly brag about is the service! There were 2 servers on the floor and it was a slow night. Both servers engaged with us and chatted to us about food, wine, aiken, and the restaurant. The food would have been excellent if it wasn't overpriced. The chairs could use some updating.

But what stood out the most and not in a good way was the hostess. She was unkept and did not appear to care about her appearance. But too make it worse she was unpleasant and in my opinion rude. She was playing on her cell phone during our entire meal and did nothing more than seat people. We did not even get a goodbye as we walked out the door after spending over a $100 for a dinner for two. Bad first impression and bad last impression, and that is reason why we would not be returning customers.

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1  Thank james j
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