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Aqua Terra Bistro

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$$ - $$$
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55 E Main St, Buford, GA 30518-5712
+1 770-271-8161
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good bar place for bands and entertainment, food average. Space is somewhat cramped and can get noisey, prices average.

Thank 380Anonymous
Flowery Branch, Georgia, United States
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Five of us celebrated a friends birthday on a Friday night. We had a great time together, very good service and excellent food! Look forward to another visit! Great place for a date, a celebration, or just a delicious meal!

Thank Tina K
Buford, Georgia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely love this place. Quick to sit the wife and our twins. Service was outstanding and we never waited for anything. The seared scallops and crap cakes are the best I've ever had from NYC to LA. Cheese cake can't be beat.

Thank Ben F
Branson, Missouri
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary of friends. 6 at the table. The waitress announced a special of prime rib and lobster mashed potatoes. One ordered this and asked for plain mashed potatoes because he did not eat seafood. Two ordered fried chicken boneless breasts. The prime rib arrived with lobster potatoes and two under cooked scallops. The chicken arrived... More 

Thank Kay M
Cumming, Georgia
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to Aqua Terra many times over the years. I went there at lunch last week to celebrate a friend's birthday. The hostess was nice and the food was very good! We arrived at 1:00. After the meal, all of us felt that we were being run out of the restaurant. A waitress came by and interrupted our... More 

Thank 1958Beth1981
Duluth, Georgia
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123 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

Had not been here in a few years, Had a truly great dinner. French country salad and spinach salad were excellent. Unique dipping sauce for bread was nice. Entrees of filet and seared scallops were both excellent. We will for sure return in the near future. Service was attentive and good. Never felt rushed, but whole meal took just a... More 

Thank GaTraveler7011
Buford, United States
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64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

Went to a birthday lunch there for a friend. I will say that the food was good but a little pricey. I had the small steak that was good but I felt was overpriced for the size of the steak. I can say that I have been and I am ok if I don't go back.

Thank Sandra C
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

True. Aqua Terra was the gem of downtown Buford ... many moons ago. The restaurant changed hands. Have attempted it several times afterward but the quality is gone. Just try the previous signature French Country salad. We sat down to order a bottle of wine and dinner. The waitress asked if we would like bread ... if so there would... More 

1 Thank Bryan N
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

The food is great and service is beyond compare. This was the first place my husband took me on our anniversary after we moved to Georgia. Great for intimate dining. Also, strolling historic Buford after dinner was very romantic.

1 Thank Darthy J
Dunwoody, Georgia
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Had pre-theater dinner with another couple here last weekend and we all enjoyed dinner and service! Mad a decent be the glass wine list and full bar- Scotch or Vidka rocks was to the rim. Very generous pour! We had the Country French salad and split the scallops. The salad was delicious though quite large...see if you can split it,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $40
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 E Main St, Buford, GA 30518-5712
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Buford
  • Phone Number: +1 770-271-8161

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