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620 Gaston Avenue, Fairmont, WV
3043661500
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 26
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Better than ever

This had been our first visit since the fire and I was very pleased. Food and Service was the same, excellent and I love that the "bar" is non smoking and now has nice booths. Can't go wrong with the Prime Rib...

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
mjinwv
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Buckhannon, West Virginia
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Buckhannon, West Virginia
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This had been our first visit since the fire and I was very pleased. Food and Service was the same, excellent and I love that the "bar" is non smoking and now has nice booths. Can't go wrong with the Prime Rib...

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WV
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really want to love this place....but upon my last two visits I have been really disappointed. The lack of a consistent chef makes coming here a crapshoot. I can't justify the amount of money I pay out for a meal here. My husband got the Jimmy Special sandwich once during lunch and it was amazing - one of the... More 

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Thank TheWVTravelGirl
On The Road
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144 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

You can't go wrong with the Aquarium Lounge! This tiny little hole in the wall keeps us coming back for their top notch food and excellent friendly service. From the steaks, to the pasta, to the amazing French Onion soup, you can't go wrong! Excellent place for locals for visitors alike!

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Thank admit_it
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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206 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

This is my daughters favorite place to eat in Fairmont. We went last weekend for dinner and it was great. The salads were crisp and fresh and came with dinner. You had a choice of three salads. The appetizers were also great, especially the stuffed mushrooms. Steaks and prime ribs were all done just as we ordered. The delmonico steak... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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130 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

The Aquarium Lounge was highly recommended, buy some of the locals we were meeting with, as one of the best places in town to eat. I am sorry to say, I was not impressed. We were told we would need reservations for our party of 8, but that was far from the truth, I don't think they had 8 others... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

We were driving through after going to a festival and decided to stop based on the reviews. When we got in, we were asked if we had a reservation. We did not have one, but since somebody cancelled we were seated immediately. I ordered the roasted red pepper soup. When I tried it was lukewarm, the waitress took it back,... More 

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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98 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

I had heard a lot about this place which set me up for some disappointment. We tried the spinach dip, not good, served with fried pita which tasted burnt. Entrees were a chicken dish and the stuffed shrimp. Shrimp was dry, overcooked. Chicken as ok. Highlight of the meal was the bread and smashed potatoes. Servers were nice. Dining area... More 

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Thank burgher123
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

Always had the scallops here (which are fabulous!) until our last visit. We splurged and had the Surf and Turf. We were not disappointed! Both the lobster and the filet were prepared to perfection. Service was impeccable. Will be returning and would highly recommend to others.

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Thank wvgal68
Fairmont, West Virginia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Just had lunch at The Aquarium Lounge today. Very, very good food. We had 6 people at my table and everyone had a delicious meal. You can't go wrong when you have lunch here. Last time I would not rate the service as great. But, this time we had excellent service, excellent food and excellent prices.

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1 Thank Brenda W
Dallas, Texas
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Love the Aquarium! Appetizers are amazing! The spinach salad was fabulous! The filet, melted in my mouth! And the desserts, oh my goodness!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 620 Gaston Avenue, Fairmont, WV
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Fairmont
  • Phone Number: 3043661500

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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