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Aqua Vino Restaurant

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Sun, 1/20
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner

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Cup $4.99
Bowl $8.99
Shrimp and Crab Bisque
A delicious bisque made with shrimp and crab meat, sweet corn and scallions served with a crab cake
Cup $2.99
Bowl $2.99
Soup du Jour
Prepared daily from the freshest of ingredients.
French Onion Soup
Homemade, sherried beef broth laced with sweet onions and topped with baguette croutons and melted, imported swiss cheese.
Vino's Chopped Cobb
Fresh,‎ minced romaine lettuce and baby spinach, tomatoes, turkey, bacon, and Cheddar cheese topped with a tangy, Gorgonzola vinaigrette
Chicken $+3.99
Shrimp $+4.99
Fresh Fruit and Mixed Greens
Field greens, orange supremes, red grapes, fresh, sweet strawberries, sun-dried cranberries, candies almonds, Feta cheese topped with a sugared garlic vinaigrette.
Chicken $8.99
Beef $9.99
Greek Chicken or Beef Salad
Fresh Spring greens topped with marinated chicken or beef mixed with roasted peppers, crunchy red onion, Feta cheese, peppercini peppers, Kalamata olives and Greek dressing.
A generous serving of fresh cut romaine lettuce, tomato, onions, olives, tuna, imported cheese and salami. Bellissimo
Homemade chips
Seasoned fries
Reuben Sandwich
Sliced, lean corned beef or turkey layered with sauerkraut, melted Swiss cheese and Thousand Island dressing on fresh marbled rye bread
Buffalo Chicken Wrap
Juicy chicken tenders bathed in a spicy Buffalo sauce, topped with lettuce, tomato, and drizzled with bleu cheese dressing.
Greek Chicken Wrap
Seasoned grilled chicken with the freshest lettuce, tomato, red onions and pepercini peppers topped with Kalamata olives, Feta cheese and Greek dressing.
Mushrooms $+0.75
Homemade chips
Seasoned fries
Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich
Tender, juicy, thinky sliced steak sauteed with peppers and onions with melted cheese on a homemade Italian Hoagie Roll
Harbor Lock Turkey Wrap
Herb wrap loaded with fresh turkey, roasted red peppers, apples, dried cranberries, fresh spinach and cheddar cheese
Portside Chicken Sandwich
Grilled chicken with melted mozzerella, roasted red peppers and portobello mushrooms served on a NY deli kaiser roll with a crunchy kosher spear
Vino Burger
Cabernet soaked ground beef cooked to order dressed with crisp romaine leaves, juicy sliced tomato and a crunchy kosher spear
Grilled Chicken over Aqua Vino's Famous Greens
Grilled chicken over escarole, hot cherry peppers, proscuitto and garlic sauteed with oreganato mix and imported Romano and Parmesan cheeses with roasted peppers.
Aqua Vino Signature Steakhouse Salad
Marinated tenderloin tips, fresh cut romaine lettuce, Feta cheese, cherry tomatoes and onion finished with a balsamic glaze. A favorite of our guests
Haddock Oreganato
Fresh baked haddock fillet topped with oregano, parsley, bread crumbs in a light white wine and lemon sauce
First Mate Pasta Fagoli
Sauteed garlic, proscuitto and cannalini beans, finished in a light plum tomato sauce topped with imported Parmesan cheese.
Aqua Vino Chicken Riggies
Juicy, boneless chicken sauteed with onions and peppers in a light tomato cream sauce over rigatoni pasta.
Turkey Panini
Fresh wheat berry bread, turkey, roasted red peppers, apples, dried cranberries, spinach and cheddar cheese topped with honey-dijon mustard and grilled to perfection.
Vegetarian Panini
Fresh zucchini, summer squash, portobello mushroom, red peppers and red onion and grill them to perfection and then top them with Boursin and Cheddar cheese piled high on a bed of fresh spinach on our fresh Italian panini bread. (seasonal)
Panini Caprese
Sliced beefsteak tomatoes, fresh mozzarella cheese and basil pesto melted on fresh Italian panini bread.
Side Order Sweet Potato Fries
Sweet Potato Fries
With‎ Sandwich
Seasoned Fries
Aqua Vino Greens
Housemade Chips
Onion Rings
Chicken Tenders
Side Salad
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I frequently travel between Albany and Rochester. Utica is a nice 1/2 way spot to stop for a bite to eat at the many good restaurants. Aqua Vino is one of our new favorites. We like the atmosphere and the food is...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank GSAtennis
Beverly E, Manager at Aqua Vino Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here for lunch to celebrate friends' 50th wedding anniversary. The downstairs dining room is very cozy and quiet with a nice view of the falls and the canal. The food was delicious -- baked haddock, fried haddock and chicken riggies were all delicious...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank emeraldisle45
Beverly E, Manager at Aqua Vino Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a nice review. Hopefully you will all be able to join us again. Happy Anniversary! Health and Happiness Always!

Reviewed October 7, 2018

Food is generally good. The sauce is always enjoyable and the outside terrace is pleasant in the summer and offers the only water side venue in Utica. That being said the restaurant is somewhat dated and the overall food and service is average.it's a nice...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank storsbergg
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Went to Aqua Vino Friday night. Great location in Utica. Historic waterfront. It’s a bit of a splurge but not as pricey as we thought it would be. With a bottle of wine and 2 martinis 🍸 the bill was $160 including tax and of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Ellesor826
Reviewed September 6, 2018

Had a very nice dinner at Aqua Vino last night. Table reservation was handled well. Service was generally good , although there appeared to be only one server for the whole outdoor area , so there were times when we had to wait. Everyone was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank EricC56
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Went to this restaurant for a birthday dinner and sat outside on the deck. The deck overlooks a canal and has a nice view. The food was disappointing to me. I ordered fish with spinach and roasted red peppers and I got a piece of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Maggie1424
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

The food was great the service was awesome we had a birthday party and the dance floor was ample enough room picture taking machine was out of the way great service all the way around.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank doloresw521
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Setting and location are wonderful. Our first viait to this place in my hometown. All food was good, but veal dish was very disappointing. The food was swimming in a cup full of grease. The chef may need to visit a true Italian chef to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank musicdrum5
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Three girlfriends enjoying delicious meals at a nice location. We shared some delicious calamari, to begin the evening. Calamari was breaded and fried with a different sauce to dip them into. Shrimp riggies were a featured special and worth every bite. We ordered the mild...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank lobster60
Reviewed August 3, 2018

We have our annual family meal out. There is 13 in our group. Luckily we made reservations about 3 weeks in advance for the terrace. Thank goodness! We were seated promptly and Matt C.our server was hustling the whole time we were there. Drinks were...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Rex-Mr
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Response from chdye89 | Reviewed this property |
Casual Dress (Jacket/NoTie) is more than enough. Many events there are even more casual. Enjoy this great place!
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