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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: Breakfast/Brunch, 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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Good for:
Casual Elegant

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Visitor rating
  • 36
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Amazing place for a birthday dinner or special occasion

I came here for a birthday and promotion celebratory dinner and was pleasantly surprised. My date and I sat at a nice circular table in the second dining room upstairs. It gave us a nice perspective over the restaurant and had a balcony behind us which was a cool feature. The staff here is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Shlinds
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Fairfield, Connecticut
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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90 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Fairfield, Connecticut
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

I came here for a birthday and promotion celebratory dinner and was pleasantly surprised. My date and I sat at a nice circular table in the second dining room upstairs. It gave us a nice perspective over the restaurant and had a balcony behind us which was a cool feature. The staff here is really great, everyone was super nice... More 

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

We had the mediterranean sampler and the salmon...excellent dishes and excellent presentation!!! Congratulations to the Executive Chef and Management and Staff. Bit noisy place but that's ok. If you want to quiet area one could eat downstairs... will definitely be back.

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Top Contributor
224 reviews 224 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Had dinner here and i have to say that this restaurant has legs! I haven't dined here in years since there are so many choices in town but i had to reserve last minute for a party of 4 on a Friday night and got a table online. Although they didn't seem to have it in the book when we... More 

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Connecticut
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Great for lunch or dinner - food and service is great - you can sit outside in the warmer weather or downstairs by the bar which is a little more informal than upstairs - they do have a "scary" elevator should you need to use one!

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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Acqua continues to present good food in a nice atmosphere and a reasonable price compared to others in this class. From the wood burning oven that produces pizza and a 'fan' favorite chicken to their fish and pasta and other dishes, this Mediterranean style restaurant should please most.

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Weston, Connecticut
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Post Thanksgiving dinner with all the family. Food was light and fresh. The room was quiet enough for soft conversation. Service was attentive but not over-bearing. A delightful evening that didn't break the bank.

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Westport, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I ate here twice in one month - once for lunch and once for dinner. Both experiences were very good. They have a super wine list, the staff is very friendly and knowledgeable, and the food was very yummy! We had a variety of appetizers, salads, and entrees and everyone was more than happy!

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Hong Kong, China
Top Contributor
112 reviews 112 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We’ve been there with our two kids after a long flight. Although the restaurant has a nice ambient and the staff was very friendly, due to jetlag, we could not stay that long. We had ordered different seafood, calamari and pasta, and it was just simply said, very good & tasty. All in all a nice restaurant with good food... More 

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Fairfield
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I was here in 2012, the restaurant was packed, the food was good, the atmosphere was fine. A friend suggested we go there for dinner recently. It was a Thursday night. It was unusually empty for a Thursday night in Westport. The first thing I noticed was an odor that was trying to be masked. My guess is it may... More 

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yonkers
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Wow, Value in Westport ! Taste Quality Variety Selection Flavor, need I say more ? A lunch special also compliments the wide variety of Italian and american dishes that will surely please the discerning palate. Good portion size with many new specials added to the ample daily menues for lunch and dinner. Atmosphere is upscale upstairs and trendy bar scene... More 

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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 0 - 28
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Seafood

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?