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Aquarium Lounge

620 Gaston Avenue, Fairmont, WV
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Ranked #8 of 77 Restaurants in Fairmont
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Dec 19, 2013
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Charleston, West Virginia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

Thoroughly enjoyed eating dinner at the well known landmark. Out of the way location, but easy free parking, incredible food and service. Very friendly and comfortable. I ate at a booth in the back, could watch the large TV over the bar, enjoyed some exceptional flavored butters on the bread, a spinach salad which is the best I have ever... More

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Boston
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

The restaurant itself was converted from a house I believe, so it's curb appeal will definitely through you off. Also, the ambiance inside is quite dark. The food though, is incredible. Specifically the Red Pepper Chicken Soup in a bread bowl (which isn't on the menu, but they will make it for you). All of their bread is homemade, and... More

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Fairmont, West Virginia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

I have eaten at this restaurant many times...... the food is awesome on every occasion. The best service around Fairmont hands down!

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Fairmont, West Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

The delmonica steak was the best that I have ever had. Juicy and done to my liking. I would recommned any of the steaks but this cut is my favorite. Bon apetit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013 via mobile

We eat here at least 4 times a month. Filets are awesome w a side dish of mushrooms and of course the hot peppers. Never ever had a problem w the way the filets turned out like we do w Texas Roadhouse who seem to always screw up my steaks !! However, wait staff could b a little better, seem... More

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

Never had a bad experience at this restaurant in Fairmont, WV. The food is by far I have to rate excellent. The service is very good and the atmosphere is great. My opinion you wont go wrong if you pick this place. It is a little pricey but worth it.

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west virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

What a dump. Food is only average and the place is dark, dirty, and dingy. I can not see how anyone could love below average overpriced food. Will never go back.

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Fairmont, West Virginia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

I hesitate to spread the word about the Aquarium Lounge as it is hard enough to get in on a weekend as it is. ;-) The Aquarium has been a Fairmont standard in excellence for many years; at least since my arrival in 1983. It has changed hands a time or two over the years, but the great food keeps... More

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Spokane, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

A very dependable, quality place, from seafood to steaks. The only place in Fairmont for good food...

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012 via mobile

I have been going to the restaurant for years, using it as my first choice for special accessions due to the ambient atmosphere this small eatery employs. The food preparation is above average even if it were situated in a more cosmopolitan area but more detail needs to be applied to table service and usual restaurant etiquette by the staff.... More

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