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Aqua Vino Restaurant

16 Harbor Lock Road East, Utica, NY 13502
315-732-0116
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Ranked #20 of 146 Restaurants in Utica
Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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Mirabel, Quebec, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

If you like the smell of raw decomposing sewage try it! Worst in the region! We went and there was raw sewage floating by in their "canal". Overpriced for mediocre food and the SMELL sealed the deal we will never go back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Waitstaff attentive..Food hot and as ordered. Portion of haddock on haddock oreganato very small. Delicious....

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Bayport, New York
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

You sit on the barge canal, small body of water with a small waterfall, also have patio seating with roll downs and outdoor heaters. Great food and atmosphere. Had to walk thru a bridal shower to get to elevator to restaurant, feeling a little awkward.food was delicious, no children's menu but waiter was very accomodating to get a small meal... More

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Norton, Massachusetts
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Wonderful lunch meal with my wife at Aqua Vino. It was a beautiful day so we ate on their patio outside right on the erie Canal. Lovely Floral hanging plants all around. Italian food (Riggies) was Deelish! We each had a glass of wine and a lovely meal with attentive and friendly service. We were pleased when we received our... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This was our second time at this treasure in Utica. Seated outside looking over a picturesque river, the food is very good and the service very attentive. If you are in the area, this is well worth stopping over for.

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New Hartford, New York
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26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is one of the best restaurants in the Utica area. As someone with celiac, it is often a challenge to find restaurants that understand gluten free cooking. I am told that the chef's wife has celiac so he understands the chalenges of cooking gluten free. They also carry Bard's beer, which is gluten free. None of the GF beers... More

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Lyons Falls, New York
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73 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Such a disappointment. With a name like Aqua VINO - I was expecting them to have a serious wine list, NOT! WInes by the glass were marginal AT BEST! Seriously Sutter Home!! I guess you need to cater to the natives - WOW! The hostess was very sweet and so was our waiter. However, nothing to gush over. I wanted... More

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Gulfport, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We had always wanted to stop at this restaurant, since is on the water, & finally made it. We arrived early for dinner & were asked if we had a reservation. We did not, but were seated outdoors near the water which we wanted. It was nicely decorated with beautiful hanging baskets of petunias along the railings. We were only... More

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Babylon, New York
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Liked the location very much, outdoor dining area was nice. The food was tasty and the amount was satisfying. Members of our party ordered the veal chop and said it was outstanding. The evening we went there was also a catered affair going on. We walked in on the event because the entrance to the main restaurant was not clear... More

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Mohawk, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We are unaware if this place is reservations optional or required because when we walked in on a Wednesday(mind you there was only 4 other tables there total) the manager snarkily asked "Two with a reservation this evening?!" which we did not have. We were sat and she came back declaring she would be waiting on us, as if we... More

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