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Aqua Vino Restaurant

16 Harbor Lock Rd E, Utica, NY 13502-2531
+1 315-732-0116
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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16 Harbor Lock Rd E, Utica, NY 13502-2531
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I had a rather disappointing experience at this restaurant about 5 years ago, but decided to try it again for their lunch service. Very much improved! The restaurant dining room is very well appointed and makes for a pleasant room to have...More

Thank tapper54
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

I will never go back to this restaurant. Arrived at 5:30 and asked to sit outside and we're told we had to dine indoors. We then watched over five tables stay open outside the entire time we were there. Obviously no real reservations for those...More

Thank Mara R
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We ate dinner here last night and the weather was perfect. Very nice to watch twilight fall over the canal, and enjoy an above average meal. The location of it is slightly awkward to find, but once you know where it is, you will probably...More

Thank Marilyn H
Beverly E, General Manager at Aqua Vino Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a great review! Fall is a beautiful time of year on the canal. We look forward to your next visit and appreciate your business. Have a nice day!

Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Drove by on the way to my hotel and decided to give it a try. Wonderful ambience. Great food. Worth the trip!!

Thank Angie T
Reviewed 26 July 2017

I love the food, and after reading about the history and owner of this place, I cannot see my way to criticize anything having to do with the food. However, ambience is very important to me at the prices they charge, and it is in...More

1  Thank gnildarps
Reviewed 20 July 2017

The restaurant is very clean with a nice view of the water and the food is never disappointing always fresh. The menu has a nice choice but it is a little pricey.I would highly recommend.

Thank sherrirosenburgh
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Had 60 people -everyone told me they would never have a party there after what I experienced- they double booked the room- we had a DJ - the other party had a band. The manager asked our dj to keep it down while the other...More

3  Thank Anne-marie B
Beverly E, Owner at Aqua Vino Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Hi Anne, thank you for bringing this to our attention. While we are glad that you enjoyed the food, we wish that your overall party was enjoyable. I will speak with all staff members working that day, as we always wish to provide the experience...More

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We did not have reservations and it was not a problem. Food was great, portions were big staff was friendly.

Thank TechieGirl44
Reviewed 5 June 2017

A repeat customer to this restaurant and I was just as delighted with this meals as the last time I ate there. Enjoyed wonderful cocktails, appetizers and a terrific main course. All the time enjoying a beautiful evening on the canal.

Thank Digitabulist
Beverly E, Manager at Aqua Vino Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Thank you so much for being a repeat customer and taking the time to write a review. We are looking forward to a beautiful summer on the canal and look forward to your next visit. Till the next time, have a great day!

Reviewed 27 April 2017

I will say first that I don't go here very often because it costs more than I usually like to pay and the food is a bit fancy, I'm a meat and potato kind of girl but if that's okay with you by all means...More

Thank kathleenn253
Beverly E, Manager at Aqua Vino Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thank you so much for the nice review! We work as a team and we strive to make everyones experience memorable. Come and join us again soon. The good news is the season is just beginning! Have a great summer! Beverly Esche

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9 July 2015|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Harbor Lock Rd E, Utica, NY 13502-2531
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Utica
  • Phone Number: +1 315-732-0116
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