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Aqua Terra Bistro

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55 E Main St, Buford, GA 30518-5712
770-271-8161
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Today
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Romance
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 54
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Atmosphere, Great Food!!

Dined here with friends from church. We were in a separate space which was very intimate and perfect for us to fellowship. I had one of the specials, sirloin (I believe) with lobster mashed potatoes and green bean almodine. It was delicious and plenty of food (I have leftovers). Others at my... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 7, 2015
Lezmi89
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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96 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • Italian first
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English first
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Dined here with friends from church. We were in a separate space which was very intimate and perfect for us to fellowship. I had one of the specials, sirloin (I believe) with lobster mashed potatoes and green bean almodine. It was delicious and plenty of food (I have leftovers). Others at my table ordered the shrimp and grits special (the... More 

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Flowery Branch, Georgia
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015 via mobile

I come here several times a year sometimes with clients and sometimes with family. I have never been disappointed as the service is impeccable and the chef is generally visible and the menu can change several times throughout the year. Most everything on the menu that I have tried has been fabyastic and they generally have a very good wine... More 

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ATLANTA
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162 reviews 162 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Wonderful place for lunch in old downtown Buford, Ga. The crab cake sandwiches were excellent. You need to try the calamari. We had two different sides, French Fries and potato salad and they were both good. Yes it is a bite of I-85 but you will love it. Excellent service and friendly staff.

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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Great atmosphere, food is fresh, great cocktail selection. Friendly staff. I'll be back as often as I can.

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Atlanta
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We went here as a team of 10 while at a conference at Lake Lanier. The service was really great ($600 bill so the 20% was included and I still added to the tip). I think all of us thought the food was just okay but the drinks were wonderful... (maybe we needed them). I had been bragging that this... More 

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lawyerdaggett
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69 reviews 69 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Had lunch today at Aqua Terra and we were impressed. The lunch menu is more comparable to chains such as Applebee's but there is no comparison with respect to the food. I had a large Country French Salad (Mixed field greens, Gorgonzola cheese, bacon, apples, walnuts, and red onions with a warm apple cider vinaigrette). I added the shrimp which... More 

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Atlanta GA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The menu had a lot of selections to choose from. My daughter was visiting from PA. and loved it. We would definitely go back as the entire experience was very good. Food Great, Service Excellent, Atmosphere nice..

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Top Contributor
148 reviews 148 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This place was awesome! From the service to the food. If I'm ever back in the area I will certainly stop by again. Their menu changes every few weeks (which I think is cool) and the relaxed setting was a perfect place to have a nice dinner.

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Buford, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

We had a going away party for a par friend at this restaurant. From the reservations to the service, everything was excellent. We had a private room to ourselves which was nice because our group was loud. I highly recommend the scallops in truffle sauce. It was delicious!

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Buford, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We've been going to Aqua Terra since it first opened. My husband and I stopped by for lunch, checked out the dinner menu and returned later that week. That has been over 12 years ago, I think. The menu changes constantly and it's always wonderful. I've never had a bad dish there. We've taken friends there and it is one... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 55 E Main St, Buford, GA 30518-5712
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Buford
  • Phone Number: 770-271-8161

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 40
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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