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Aqua Vino Restaurant

16 Harbor Lock Road East, Utica, NY 13502
315-732-0116
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Ranked #19 of 148 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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English first
Utica, New York, USA
Top Contributor
186 reviews 186 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

We love it here for dinner, but their lunch is excellent too! The Reuben was one of the best I have ever had! Sweet potato fries were great too! I will be coming here more often for lunch!

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Clinton, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We looked for somewhere to spend NY's Eve locally where there was music for dancing and a good meal. We were delighted to find that Aqua Vino was having music and dinner. We were treated very well. There were 22 of us. We had a waitress and waiter who introduced themselves to us and told us that anything we needed... More 

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Utica, New York
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61 reviews 61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Enjoyed New Year's Eve dinner at Aqua Vino with friends. The menu was abbreviated, and the prices inflated to pay for the entertainment. However the service and food was excellent. There was a live band that was very enjoyable. We stayed until midnight and the restaurant staff passed out hats and noisemakers. This restaurant did something similar on the 4th... More 

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Frankfort, New York, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The food is full of flavor as is the atmosphere loaded with friendship. Their menu has plenty of variety and tons of value. If you enjoy dining at a bar there is none better.

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NYC
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This review is for the banquet services. I threw a 50 person party and Trish/Aqua Vino were wonderful. The room looked great and the food was excellent. Everyone was very pleased as sometimes it's a roll of the die with buffets but every single dish we had was delicious. Incredibly kind people and didn't bat an eye when we stayed... More 

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We ate here on a Friday for the first time. The service, food and atmosphere were excellent. I had the chicken saltimbocca which included a salad and one side for $22. It was a large portion and so flavorful for a chicken dish. My wife had the sea bass which she said was fresh and delicious. Great food at great... More 

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Utica, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We have eaten there on several occasions and really love eating outside in appropriate weather. Quite a nice upscale atmosphere. We have not observed or smelled any raw sewage floating along. A dependable good meal, slightly above average for the region, especially if you eat outside. Inside is a bit crowded on a weekend evening. Food very reliable, average value.

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Mirabel, Quebec, Canada
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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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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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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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