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Aqua Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, Seafood,
114 Middle Ln, Beaufort, NC 28516-2157
+1 252-728-7777
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (60 reviews)
“tomato tart” (16 reviews)
“petite filet” (13 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Wine Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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114 Middle Ln, Beaufort, NC 28516-2157
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, great atmosphere. It would be difficult to be dissapointed here. ... unless you were my wife. She thought it to be too haute cuisine. ... but, she is happiest with meat and potatoes. So if that's you, don't go here. If, however, you...More

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Aqua is amazing. Everything on the menu has a unique twist and is delicious. We were advised to go with small plates and tapas to share and sample the variety of the menu. We started with the Italian Bread Salad, mixed greens with a citrus...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Beyond expectations, "Aqua " restaurant will shine in any metropolis as a fine dinning place. The menu although limited is design to satisfy big appetite or just a late light dinner, allowing the Chef to focus on fine details. One small critique hat I have...More

Thank Cacabesa
Reviewed 6 September 2016

best tapas in the area. great crabcake over corn chowder preparation. the special fish (mahi) was outstanding. great wine selection.

Thank timriordan
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We had dinner at Aqua last night. We have dined there several times in the past and it has always been good, but I think they are getting even better. We had an 8pm reservation (recommended!), and although the restaurant was really busy our table...More

Thank NCDog
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I chose Aqua one night when we were looking for a new place for dinner. What a find! The service was top notch...our waitress Rese (probably misspelling her name - sorry!) was welcoming and knew the wine list and menu well. The dishes were creative...More

Thank Well_Traveled010
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Chose Aqua after finding them at #1 on three different review sites. I chose earliest reservation of 9PM through Open Table. Got there before 8 to have a drink and wait leisurely. Delightful hostess offered us a nice table on the porch. (which was great...More

Thank kimgd
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Such a fun place. It seemed that the entire town was there the night we choose We had reservations and still waited About thirty minutes for a patio table. The hostess did offer us a table inside but the wait was worth it. Such a...More

Thank Renea J
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Had dinner for my middle sister's birthday with family. Got there a little earlier than our reservation time because we left early as we anticipated that traffic and parking would be crowded due to the Pirate Invasion. We were lucky and got parking places closer...More

Thank donlar
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We eat at Aqua at least once per trip to the Atlantic Beach area. The hostess/manager has been there for 9 years and is most efficient. She helps the wait staff deliver and pickup dishes. The food is interesting and tasty, prepared in the open...More

Thank Insman
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Angie E
1 October 2016|
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Response from 3missy | Reviewed this property |
casual, I have visited a few times and have dressed causal each time.
18 June 2016|
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Response from JakeJustice | Property representative |
Only if it is a service animal.
24 December 2015|
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Response from James M | Reviewed this property |
I'm not the owner. I was a dinner guest🍷
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 28
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 Middle Ln, Beaufort, NC 28516-2157
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: +1 252-728-7777
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Our menu is created to bring you the freshest seasonal items available presented with a creative touch. Aqua’s small plates offer you an exciting array of tastes in ‘just right” portions ideal for passing around the table or enjoying two or three as a full meal. Aqua’s Big Plates feature "North Carolina seafood served stylishly" with the freshest local seafood and Choice Beef Filet, as well as local produce when it’s seasonally available. Aqua prides itself on offering fresh, local products and supporting our local fisherman and farmers.
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