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Rocky's Aqua

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
34 Riverside Dr, Cedar Island Marina, Clinton, CT 06413-2625
+1 860-664-3788
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (25 reviews)
“fried oysters” (7 reviews)
“ahi tuna” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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34 Riverside Dr, Cedar Island Marina, Clinton, CT 06413-2625
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We waited just a couple of minutes for a table on a Saturday night. The location is right on the pier so the view was nice. Once we were seated, and then ordered, our food came fairly quickly. We got fried clams and blackened scallops....More

Thank Meg S
Sam G, Owner at Rocky's Aqua, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your thorough review of the restaurant. Constructive criticism is the only way we are able to grow in a positive direction. With that said, it is unfortunate that you received a cold entree from our kitchen and I can assure you it...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great drinks, yummy food. The owner is super nice and the staff is amazing. You can always expect a wonderful experience!More

Thank Jennifer W
Sam G, Owner at Rocky's Aqua, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Jennifer for the five star review! With the restaurant being closed for the winter months, its a great feeling to know that we are back to bringing joy into your life! I will be sure to let the staff know how fond you are...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always good, nice setting, good service... enjoyed done drinks and appetizers in the patio... a few martinis and the steamed clams - love the broth the clams come in, perfect for dipping your bread... also had sone onion rings and lobster roll... All goodMore

Thank JJFlash7
Sam G, Owner at Rocky's Aqua, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for reviewing the restaurant JJFlash! You hit the nail right on the head! Our staff is second to none and it shows in their eagerness to make each persons visit special! Please come back soon and enjoy the cozy environment created by everyone that...More

Reviewed 5 February 2018

I love this waterfront restaurant on a hot summer day. You can smell the salt air from your table, and all the big windows are open. They have good beers on tap. Nice service people. We order an iceberg wedge (which they kindly split in...More

Thank gerald f
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Had a late fall dinner that was great. Calamari cooked to perfection. Wait staff frendly, helpful but not hovering. Wonderful location. Definitely going back.

Thank Shellsnob
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I tried Rocky's Aqua one evening. We asked to be seated on the porch with water views and were given a beeper which would call us when a table was available. We sat at the bar on the porch, and decided to...More

Thank thinair6
Sam G, Owner at Rocky's Aqua, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2017

We are excited to read that you and your husband took a leap of faith to try our restaurant! We are even more excited that you both enjoyed yourselves and were able to experience the friendly atmosphere our staff has created! Come back again soon...More

Reviewed 27 October 2017

So even though I'm a local and ventured out on a nice sunny fall day - we definitely were paying for the view. Alot has been done with remodeling this restaurant. I must say its been a few years since I've been there. You can't...More

Thank JoJoAgent
Sam G, Owner at Rocky's Aqua, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

JoJo, Thank you kindly for expressing your thoughts to us regarding the restaurant! We love to read reviews, whether good or bad, as it helps us grow in a positive direction! Being a local, we would love to speak with you in person to allow...More

Reviewed 25 October 2017

This is a great place to take my mother in law to for a good meal. We are from Colorado so we like a waterside restaurant and this fits the bill. Pretty location and never overcrowded. The food is simple but very good-lobster roll, clams,...More

Thank Kathy H
Sam G, Owner at Rocky's Aqua, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Thank you for visiting us when you are in the area! Too bad you don't live closer and have the ability to poke your smiling face in here more often! We hope to see you next time you make a trip to CT! Enjoy Colorado!!

Reviewed 21 October 2017

The first thing I noticed was the friendly greeting we received. Our waitress (Michelle) was terrific, attentive without being overbearing. The food was very good and just as described on the menu. The menu is mostly seafood but with enough non-seafood selections to satisfy most...More

Thank Sheila K
Sam G, Owner at Rocky's Aqua, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant! Being on the water is a luxury, having a great food product is key, and enjoying an amazing staff is what makes us special!! Michelle is, and will continue to be, a shining star for...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017

My friends were visiting from Hawaii and we decided to take a ride up the CT coast, enjoying the autumn leaves. We stumbled upon Rocky's and stopped in for a drink and some oysters and found so much more! First I met this super nice...More

Thank Lisa F
Sam G, Owner at Rocky's Aqua, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Wow!! Thanks Lisa for your amazing review of the restaurant, and we are especially delighted that you found us! We continue to be one of CT's hidden gems tucked away in the beautiful Cedar Island Marina! The positive environment here at the restaurant starts from...More

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Questions & Answers
3 September 2017|
Response from Sam G | Property representative |
Thanks for inquiring about our restaurant, as we offer an amazing gluten free section! 1. Ahi Tuna Appetizer- sesame encrusted, served cold with wasabi sauce and soy lime glaze 2. Little Neck Clams- steamed with white wine... More
16 June 2017|
Response from Sam G | Property representative |
Our prices remain the same for lunch and dinner. As for our PEI Mussels, they are priced at $12
21 April 2017|
Response from Sam G | Property representative |
Thanks for thinking of our reataurant to host your little party! We are currently open 7 days a week serving lunch and dinner starting at 12 noon. Feel free to visit our website online to see pictures and a guided video... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 28
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Riverside Dr, Cedar Island Marina, Clinton, CT 06413-2625
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Clinton
  • Phone Number: +1 860-664-3788
  • E-mail
Rocky's is located in Cedar Island Marina overlooking Clinton Harbor, Cedar Island and Long Island Sound. Enjoy the never ending activity with the constant boat traffic, the southwesterly trade winds on one of our two beautiful decks.
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