Discover These Healthy Restaurants in Aiken, SC

Aiken, South Carolina, is a treasure trove of healthy eating spots, perfect for anyone looking to enjoy a meal that's both tasty and good for you. Picture quaint farm-to-table spots where every bite comes packed with locally grown, organic goodness, and charming cafes where vegetarian and vegan options take center stage. Feeling like a crisp salad, a warm bowl filled with grains and veggies, or a vibrant, nutrient-rich smoothie? Aiken's got you covered. These friendly local restaurants are all about combining wholesome ingredients with a dash of Southern flair, making it super easy to keep up with a healthy diet without missing out on the joy of eating out.

The Willcox Restaurant

100 Colleton Avenue Southwest
Aiken, South Carolina 29801

Voted one of the best hotels in the world and recipient of many other awards, The Willcox features an award-winning restaurant as well as a beautiful healing spa. Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and Sunday Brunch, you’ll find menu items such as Sixty South Salmon (farro, kabocha squash, oyster mushroom); Salmon Brown Rice Bowl (basmati rice, red pepper sauce, edamame, squash, spinach, shishito pepper); Avocado & Salmon Toast (Multi grain, salmon Lox, poached egg); Chia Pudding (strawberries, blueberries shaved coconut); and much, much more.

Neon Fig

110 Park Avenue Southwest
Aiken, South Carolina 29801

Open for Brunch, Lunch, and Dinner, the Neon Fig serves up menu items like the Farro Bowl (Sauteéd mushroom medley, caramelized onion, roasted butternut squash, topped with avocado, arugula, sunflower seeds, and spicy aioli); Grilled Fish Tacos (Seared grouper, pickled green tomato chow chow, red cabbage, spicy aioli); Salmon Bagel (House-cured salmon, whipped cream cheese, diced onions, chives, cucumbers, smoked trout roe, dill pollen); and much more.

New Moon Café

116 Laurens Street Northwest
Aiken, South Carolina 29801

For breakfast, try their veggie, egg and cheese scrambler bowl (Vermont cheddar with loads of veggies and scrambled eggs); for lunch, try the Tuna Phish Melt (herbed tuna and melted Swiss - sustainable pole and line caught tuna); the Uncle Junior (basil, kale, pesto, and fresh tomato with loads of provolone); or The G.O.A.T. (London broil roast beef, goat cheese, red pepper coulis and organic greens on sourdough).


120 Laurens Street Southwest
Aiken, South Carolina 29801

Open for Lunch and Dinner, you’ll find menu items such as Spinach and Artichoke Bisque (creamy soup with sauteed onions and diced artichoke hearts pureed with fresh spinach, laced with dry sherry, topped with Parmesan cheese); Grilled Chicken Salad (natural chicken breast grilled then sous vide, served over mixed greens, with mixed fruit and raspberry vinaigrette, topped with feta cheese and toasted walnuts); Grilled Beef Burger; Turkey Flatbread; Shrimp Linguine; and much more.

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