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Aqua Terra Bistro

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55 E Main St, Buford, GA 30518-5712
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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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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Sugar Hill GA
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My go to place when folks are in town and we don't feel like driving all the way downtown. Great food; good service; great martini's. I can honestly say that I have never had a bad meal here.

Thank DMR1129
Buford, Georgia
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243 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Aqua Terra Bistro for my wife's birthday dinner. Our server, Karess, was very attentive and helpful! We decided to split the Arugula Salad which was delicious and plentiful, even for two of us. It had almonds and strawberries with a vinaigrette dressing and was tasty! My wife and I each ordered drinks, her a $5 Dirty Martini... More 

Thank Jerry M
Atlanta, Georgia
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

A laid-back yet classy restaurant to cool off for lunch or dinner. I especially love the new summer menu. Wow! I had the Grilled Shrimp Tostada with a spicy corn relish and amazing mole sauce. Over the top! Thanks for bringing back the Arugula Salad. My husband stayed with the great classic of the French Country Salad topped with amazing... More 

Thank guitarzann
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Very good food and atmosphere. Just a little slow service. Please don't misunderstand, I did not dislike anything from my meal. It was very good and I will definitely go back. The waitress spent a little too much time talking to us (we told her it was a special event), and she was just being friendly. I just think they... More 

Thank GREG S
Atlanta, Georgia
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

My husband and I come here for special occasions that warrant a quiet atmosphere with attentive service and delicious food! We had our anniversary dinner here and it was wonderful as always! The waitress was great and the food was delish! My husband had the salmon which is his favorite and it was cooked beautifully. I had the french country... More 

Thank Jane D
Clarkesville, Georgia
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191 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

They seated our party very near the kitchen where it was quite warm. We requested an A/C adjustment which helped some but I remained somewhat less than comfortable. The goat cheese appetizer was very good as was the calamari. The crab stuffed avocado was just ok. The mixed greens with walnuts and pears was outstanding with a light citrus dressing.... More 

Thank MountainMan30523
Cumming, Georgia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

This has been my favorite restaurant for many years -- always delicious food, good service, at a fair price. However, the last few times I have visited, either for lunch or dinner, it's obvious that the prices keep going up for what is dwindling quantity and quality in their entrees. In fact, the menu is extremely limited now. Tonight means... More 

1 Thank lbaggetti
Flowery Branch, Georgia, United States
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Perfect place to celebrate with the girls! One of our friends turned 50 and we took her to dinner at Aqua Terra! The food and service never disappoint! A great place for a special occasion, a date night or just to escape for an evening! We all enjoyed it!

Thank Tina K
Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Many have tried, none have duplicated. To be fair, there Are a couple othe good restaurants in Buford. However, the food quality at Aqua-Terra always seems to be just a cut above. The scallop entre is the star here, and with good reason. Try them and you won't be disappointed. Other rotating dishes and specials are always top notch.

Thank TN-Squire-in-ATL
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162 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

I have been to this restaurant for many years as it has been a go to in an area poorly served by good independent eats. The quality has been deteriorating and last night - well that may be the end. Let's start out by our group of 4 would not be seated until I arrived (I dropped my wife off... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $40
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, 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: 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?