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Aqua Vino Restaurant

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16 Harbor Lock Road East, Utica, NY 13502
315-732-0116
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice place

My food was excellent (fish), my wife's food was excellent (chicken). My so ordered a steak medium/rear and it was medium/well. When you pay $35 for a steak you should get what you ordered. The waitress was very nice and did an excellent job.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
BSolli
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New Hartford, New York
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Pittsburgh, PA
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Aqua Vino is a stunning destination restaurant located on the banks of the New York State Barge Canal, the successor of the famed Erie Canal. The restaurant revels in the history of the region by posting photographs from Utica's rich legacy throughout the restaurant walls. This rich decor is complemented by the delicious Italian cuisine served impeccably by an able... More 

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Utica, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We came for dinner with family and dined outdoors under the canopy. The special was Eggplant Parmesan and it was soooo tender and delicious. The staff are very friendly. My only complaint is that our server could have been a bit more attentive--they may need to add another server each night because this place is certainly busy.

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Binghamton, New York
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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Aqua Vino's a finer dining restaurant built on the Erie Canal in Utica. It's a great setting for a drink and/or dinner on sunny days. We've eaten inside of course, but when the weather is good, outside is better. They have a varied menu and daily specials that are exceptional. The food is always hot and prepared well. It's an... More 

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Amsterdam, New York
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We brought friends for dinner after a scenic cruise of the Mohawk River. The evening was beautiful and we dined outside, canalside. The menu offers many great items, from great salads, to fish, meat and pasta dishes. Gluten-free friend found most items could be adapted to his allergy. He was delighted to be able to sample the greens, which I... More 

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Edmeston, NY
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Waited 20 minutes to get a drink. Food is good. Long story short: After leaving I noticed the bill seemed incorrect (I should have questioned it at the restaurant). I contacted them via email and their CONTACT page. No response. I sent follow ups today???

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New Hartford, New York
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46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

My food was excellent (fish), my wife's food was excellent (chicken). My so ordered a steak medium/rear and it was medium/well. When you pay $35 for a steak you should get what you ordered. The waitress was very nice and did an excellent job.

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New Hartford, New York
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Aqua Vino is "wine by the water," but it is easily North Utica's best restaurant, situated on the barge canal. They have a wide selection of dishes and wines.

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Syracuse, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

If you enjoy really good authentic Italian, being treated like you're family, and wonderful waterfront dining, ( or the dining room inside, both are beautiful, relaxing and comfortable) Aqua Vino in Utica is a must-try! We live in Syracuse where there are some great Italian restaurants, but will travel to Aqua Vino every chance we get for the combination of... More 

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Greenwich, New York
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

If we had been told that the wait was over and hour, we would have left. If we had been offered a chair for the first 30+ minutes of the wait, we would have been much happier. We were told after 40 minutes that we would be seated within the next five minutes; but that became another 20... Clearly there... More 

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Utica, New York, USA
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212 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The food here is excellent! I just recently tried the penne santorini for the first time and it was fantastic!!!! Love it here!!!

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Additional Information about Aqua Vino Restaurant

Address: 16 Harbor Lock Road East, Utica, NY 13502
Phone Number: 315-732-0116
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Utica
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 16 Harbor Lock Road East, Utica, NY 13502
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Utica
  • Phone Number: 315-732-0116

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?