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43 Main St., Westport, CT
203-222-8899
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5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: With stunning views of the Saugatuck River from two levels and a sleek...
With stunning views of the Saugatuck River from two levels and a sleek, contemporary interior, guests of Acqua can experience the sophistication of Manhattan from the comfort of Main Street in the charming coastal town of Westport, Connecticut. Simple, rustic dishes lovingly prepared, decadent dessert souffles, and a superb wine list are the hallmarks of this premiere Mediterranean bistro.
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    Very good
  • 16
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Had a very fine dinner last night at Aqua here in Westport, my salad was light, very fresh and ample. Good job. I really liked the crab au gratin although I couldn't find the cheese, but it was served with crisp flat breads that were very tasty. Then dessert was my first pistachio soufflé. Very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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Westport, Connecticut
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English first
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

I had a lovely lunch with friends at Acqua. My choice was a two course express lunch for $17. The beet, arugula and goat cheese fritter appetizer was delicious. For an entree I picked a chicken wrap which was certainly more food then I expected and very tasty. I will definitely go there again. And after lunch we walked around... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Acqua is part of the ZHospitality Group, a group with a variety of restaurants, some of which I have eaten at before. My family and friends have all been to Sole and Mediterraneo, our two favorites, but my friends and I had never been to Acqua. Being that we were in the neighborhood, we decided to give it a try.... More 

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Woodbridge, Connecticut
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36 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Acqua is a very average restaurant that tries to be more than it is. Average. It looks old which it is. The tables are falling apart. But worse, the waiter barely spoke English which resulted in his making mistakes with our order. Most importantly, the food was "good but not great." You probably won't be disappointed but won't rush back.... More 

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Westport, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Had a very fine dinner last night at Aqua here in Westport, my salad was light, very fresh and ample. Good job. I really liked the crab au gratin although I couldn't find the cheese, but it was served with crisp flat breads that were very tasty. Then dessert was my first pistachio soufflé. Very good meal but the restaurant... More 

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Jupiter
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I've been eating at Acqua for years -when it first opened with its Old World Mediterranean decor thru to its more modern styling of today- both as a Westport resident and now as a visitor dropping by my old 'hood'. Though the the menu remains almost exactly the same - the food is remarkably consistently good - no mean feat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Together with friends we had a fabulous meal at Acqua last night. The tuna crudo appetizer special started us off on the right note. The monkfish special was scrumptious and the seafood paella the right combination of spice and texture. The best I have had since Santiago de Compostela! We shared two desserts, the warm Valhrona chocolate cake and the... More 

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Took the family here while they were in town to visit. Mom, grandma, brother and sisters. We ate so much we needed a nap. The food is the best quality you can get, expertly prepared backed by a solid meticulous Craft Cocktail selection. Jenna who manages the restaurant was endearing and talented. (she designed the cocktail list) Beautiful setting on... More 

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Connecticut
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

We had Mother's Day Brunch at Acqua! The meal started with a delicious ciabatta bread that was baked that morning. Appetizers included scrumptious mussels and refreshing salad. Their pancakes were the fluffiest I have ever had in my life, and the eggs benedict was off the charts! Other entrees included Faroe Island Salmon and filet mignon, which were also cooked... More 

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Westport, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Enjoyed a great Mothers Day at Aqua. Healthy, yummy food. Kids loved it too. Mediterranean theme with varied menu. Service great too.

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Westport, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Great place by the river in Westport. Halibut dish is wonderful. Order the souffle early for dessert.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 43 Main St., Westport, CT
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Westport
  • Phone Number: 203-222-8899

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 28
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant

Description

With stunning views of the Saugatuck River from two levels and a sleek, contemporary interior, guests of Acqua can experience the sophistication of Manhattan from the comfort of Main Street in the charming coastal town of Westport, Connecticut. Simple, rustic dishes lovingly prepared, decadent dessert souffles, and a superb wine list are the hallmarks of this premiere Mediterranean bistro.
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?