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Acqua Restaurant

8241 N Shore Trl N, Forest Lake, MN 55025-8338
+1 651-464-6130
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good15%
  • Average8%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
8241 N Shore Trl N, Forest Lake, MN 55025-8338
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Aqua in Forest Lake is closing at the end of the month. The one in White Bear Lake will remain open. Absolutely fantastic mussels, fabulous shrimp and scallops and a beautiful view of the lake. Very sad to see them closing. Excellent location for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank L1935YWjulieh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Special place, great food and great service. 2 of us had the walleye and I had the French Dip. We try to go there a couple of times a year. Summer is nice bc of the views and atmosphere. Winter is nice bc of the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank bobkendallMN
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Great food and professional service for our group of 25! It was an excellent event that impressed our guests.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Shannon P
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Everything here on the menu is always good I recommend the petite filet or the scallops however anything I have ever had here has been marvelous

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kristal R
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Fine Food! Unique Menu! Beautiful Dinning experience. Food was delicious, no kids menu options. Everything we ate was SO GOOD Fried Goat Cheese Curds on a salad-WOW

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank BettyMinnesota
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Good atmosphere, service and drinks. For good food I would go somewhere else. For the quality and flavor of the food it was extremely overpriced. If our entrees would have been around the $12 mark it would have justified the portion size, flavor and quality....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Iheattravel
Reviewed 20 August 2018

My wife and I had a nice date night here. Food was very good and the atmosphere was nice for an evening night.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank ppetersenj
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Got the shrimp app and it tasted like frozen shrimp, not fresh. Drinks were weak and overpriced. Pretty view, but we live right next door

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Kim S
Reviewed 2 August 2018

We had a great experience for our anniversary. The service was very quick. Both the Prime Rib and the Walleye were really good. I think the Walleye could use a little more flavor but overall it was very tasty. Our server, Renee, explained all of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Hambone23
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Excellent tasting food. The Live music added to to a wonderful atmosphere, the beautiful weather was also great addition.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Gary L
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7 August 2016|
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Response from MNJimmy2010 | Reviewed this property |
I think you could feel comfortable "dressing up" for SatNight. It is difficult nowadays to know what it means to dress up. I have had people comment on my "dressing up" when I have worn Dockers and a shirt with a collar. I... More
7 August 2016|
Response from RTinAZ | Reviewed this property |
Casual nice, sportcoat not necessary, no tie. Both are on the water so you will experience all modes of attire. Me? Nice pair of shorts or khakis, dressy golf shirt, sandals/tennis shoes. Enjoy! RTinMN
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8241 N Shore Trl N, Forest Lake, MN 55025-8338
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Forest Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 651-464-6130
  • E-mail
Acqua's second restaurant is on the Northern shore of Forest Lake. Our menu is Italian driven and we always strive to source out the highest quality local ingredients. We focus on maintaining a warm, clean and comfortable atmosphere while offering knowledgeable and attentive service that cares.
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