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Aqua Restaurant

) #1 of 29 Restaurants in Beaufort ££ - £££ American, Seafood,
114 Middle Ln, Beaufort, NC 28516-2157
+1 252-728-7777
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (53 reviews)
“tomato pie” (20 reviews)
“petite filet” (15 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Wine Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
114 Middle Ln, Beaufort, NC 28516-2157
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

Aqua was wonderful!! The grilled petite filet was melt-in-your-mouth steak, perfectly prepared! Best meal I've probably ever had and I am a very picky eater. The waitress was super nice and very helpful. Though this isn't necessarily the type of restaurant where you bring kids,...More

Thank Cassie K
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Sarah, our server, was a jewel. The shrimp and grits were the best I've ever tasted. Reasonably priced. Friday night is 33 percent off on bottles of wine!

Thank Kathlyn F
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

We had reservations for our family of 6 with middle school kids and had a great meal and excellent service. Aqua is small on a back alley with great decor, ambience, food, and service. The food is creative and everything we had was excellent. A...More

Thank Stuart M
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Absolutely an amazing dinner. The Crab Napoleon was fabulous and so unique. Our server Sara was incredible. She was so kind, very knowledgeable of the menu, and made our evening so fun. I would highly recommend Aqua and ask for Sara... she made the experience...More

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Came here on a fairly busy Thursday evening and were seating straight away and it did take our server 15 minutes to come by as he was taking the order for an 8 top. Once he did come by he was very Thorough took our...More

Thank AHG_777777
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Service and food was Outstanding! The lump crab/pinapple dish was more than expected. Atmosphere was very pleasant and felt quaint even as a busy night.

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a very nice meal and date night at Aqua. I especially liked the pace of the meal. It was much more European-paced where there was time between courses to digest and relax and it felt like the table was ours...More

Thank wkmoon
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Great service and food. Wonderful combination of ingredients and very flavorful. The portions on our tapas meals were very generous. The temperature in the restaurant could have been a little cooler so dress accordingly.

Thank CWilsonChesapeake_VA
Reviewed 1 June 2016

The visit to Aqua was perfect. The service and food quality are top-notch. We loved our meal so much we ate there twice during our stay in Beaufort. Our servers were Ian and Julie. They were both attentive, knowledgeable and professional. The manger Kim does...More

Thank bbqbilly
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Aqua is a really happening place in Beaufort and enjoyed the people watching and the meal. Friday night was 33% off bottle wine which is a great deal. If you are looking for a quite intimate place for dinner this may not be your place...More

Thank Nicholas K
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Angie E
1 October 2016|
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Response from 3missy | Reviewed this property |
casual, I have visited a few times and have dressed causal each time.
17 June 2016|
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Response from JakeJustice | Property representative |
Only if it is a service animal.
24 December 2015|
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Response from James M | Reviewed this property |
I'm not the owner. I was a dinner guest🍷
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$28
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 Middle Ln, Beaufort, NC 28516-2157
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: +1 252-728-7777
Our menu is created to bring you the freshest seasonal items available presented with a creative touch. Aqua’s small plates offer you an exciting array of tastes in ‘just right” portions ideal for passing around the table or enjoying two or three as a full meal. Aqua’s Big Plates feature "North Carolina seafood served stylishly" with the freshest local seafood and Choice Beef Filet, as well as local produce when it’s seasonally available. Aqua prides itself on offering fresh, local products and supporting our local fisherman and farmers.
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