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Aqua Restaurant

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114 Middle Ln, Beaufort, NC 28516-2157
+1 252-728-7777
17:30 - 21:00
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Tue - Thu 17:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again our experience at Aqua was excellent. It was a little chilly but we wanted to sit outside. The hostess offered us blankets! The food and wine were spectacular. Can't wait to come back again!!

Thank jojof40
Durham, North Carolina
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Evening structured as a bi-monthly wine tasting at a wonderful place in downtown Beaufort. Four small tastings, 2 oz each, of California wine that were wonderful. All served during a wonderful dinner of fish and a lovely desert. The attendance was large, but the service was great !!

Thank JosephJ1
Boiling Springs, North Carolina
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent staff ! Unique setting! Great atmosphere! Creative and amazing food! Great for meeting friends or a couple's special night out for dinner! Definitely will return!

Thank Larry D
Wintergreen, Virginia
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133 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife, daughter and grandson had a very nice dinner tonight. The martinis were delicious and well prepared (you get a choice of Vodkas but you do not know the premium cost until you get the bill). The Gazpacho and the Tomato Tart were excellent! The Crabcake, filet and the rack of lamb were delicious as well as the mashed... More 

Thank LuBabe
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Delicious filet, amazing mojitos and a wonderful atmosphere. I have gone to Aqua twice in the past year and both times I've been impressed with the food and drinks. The service has been great also. Definitely a gem in Beaufort.

Thank Christina R
Raleigh, North Carolina
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464 reviews
352 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

filet was tender and delicious. the mashed potatoes excellent. crab cake was very good and the tomato tart was cheesy with a flaky crust. everything was great. 1/3 off bottles of wine on Fridays.

Thank timriordan
Blowing Rock, North Carolina
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The white bean dip was great. Chef provided a complimentary palate teaser that was divine. I ordered the crab napoleon, cold crab on hot pineapple covered in pimento cheese. Although I thought the flavors did not work at all, I loved the creativity of it. The wine per glass prices are way up there - some $25 each. The server... More 

Thank JeanA6565
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 April 2017

absolutely loved this restaurant. We are sad that we discovered it a day before we ended our long weekend. Unusual combinations for creaative and fabulous food

Thank Linda G
Chapel Hill
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Every time we visit Beaufort we have dinner here, consistently good food, Fridays are 1/3 off a bottle, which makes it even better. Service is good, good wine list, nice atmosphere. My only complaint this visit was that we had a lot of our first course to finish when our entrees came out. They were lukewarm when we finally got... More 

Thank westddd
Wilmington, North Carolina
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Dined at several restaurants in town and Aqua was the best. Much more "adult" than the waterfront venues, with a sophisticated wine list. Small menu, but the food was expertly prepared and beautifully presented. Wait staff worked well as a team and all of them were smiling. Would happily go back.

Thank alantP8540OA

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$28
American, Seafood, Wine Bar, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
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
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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