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Acqua Restaurant & Wine Bar

4453 Lake Ave S, White Bear Lake, MN 55110-3453
+1 651-407-7317
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“scallops” (21 reviews)
“pork shank” (9 reviews)
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Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
4453 Lake Ave S, White Bear Lake, MN 55110-3453
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Reviewed 4 days ago

my favorite white bear lake restaurant! Love the seared sea scallops and braised pork shank. Outdoor dining on the lake is a special treat.

Thank Jeanette D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived early for our reservation, as the bar was full the staff suggested that we go to Mizu, their sister restaurant next door to enjoy the front porch. We did that and enjoyed that experience. Rain arrived just before our original reservation time, the staff...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We celebrated our 19th anniversary here, today. We were seated upstairs and got a table overlooking White Bear Lake. Beautiful view! Negative was how loud it was. There are wooden floors and the table next to us was really loud. Our waiter was excellent and...More

Thank MnMimi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I enjoyed the Mother's Day brunch served family style. We had reservations and sat at a nice table adjacent to the front windows so we had a view of the lake. The service was great, we enjoyed a tasty brunch, a mimosa...More

Thank suesuemj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time at Acqua, did not really know what to expect. From the specialty cocktails to desert this place was great. Terrific food, good service (Eduardo was great), good atmosphere overlooking the lake, food service was well paced. Without a doubt a nice overall dining...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 5 May 2018

We have dined here a couple of times last year and found it to be a fine experience both times. Our eperience in late April, however, was not quite up to the same standard. First, the entrees run the gamut from very fine to, well,...More

Thank porthead
Reviewed 30 April 2018

This restaurant has been open about 10 years, and every time we have gone, the food has been exceptional! The quality of the food, the service, the wine and cocktail offerings has always been top notch. We bring people here when we want to impress...More

Thank Sherri L
Reviewed 11 April 2018

We come here for special occasions Every dish is wonderful and unique. Great for vegetarians and vegans as well

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Absolutely delicious food, nice atmosphere. Down side--very, very slow service between courses, very expensive.

Thank smega9
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Went to dinner on a group on with another couple, greeted and seated right away, drink orders and fresh bread brought quickly. 4 course meal was very good, food hot and served quickly. We were seated in the smaller room upstairs so it was much...More

Thank Debbie S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$24
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4453 Lake Ave S, White Bear Lake, MN 55110-3453
    (Highway 61 and Highway 96)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  White Bear Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 651-407-7317
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Acqua is comfortably located on the Western shore of White Bear Lake and offers seating in four relaxed dining rooms, two sheltered decks overlooking the marina, a spacious lakeside patio and cozy bar. The menu is Italian driven and Acqua Restaurant always strives to source out the highest quality local ingredients. The restaurant focuses on maintaining a warm, clean and comfortable atmosphere while offering knowledgeable and attentive service that cares.
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