Aquaknox
Aquaknox

Aquaknox

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.aquaknox.net/
  • Phone: (702) 414-3772
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner Sunday-Thursday: 5:30pm-10:00pm Friday and Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm



    Dinner Friday-Saturday: 5:30pm-11:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Californian, Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Steven Aguglia
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Late Night, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (bar only), Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Special Events: The closest restaurant to the Sands Expo Center. We create amazing culinary experiences for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night up to 700 people!

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Spring Mountian / Las Vegas Blvd
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary valet parking as well as self-parking at the Venetian parking garage.
A word from Aquaknox
Since its inception 10 years ago, Aquaknox has been widely considered as one of the absolute best restaurants on the Las Vegas Strip. Specializing in “Global Water Cuisine,” Aquaknox delivers the highest culinary standards using the most pristine fish and seafood flown in fresh, daily from around the world. Signature dishes include Maine Lobster Bisque, Penn Cove Mussels, Mediterranean Sea Bass, Hawaiian Monchong and New Zealand John Dory. Awarded the highly coveted four star ratings in 2013 and 2014 by Forbes Travel Guide, come SEA what everyone is talking about!
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSeafood
Aquaknox reviews from OpenTable diners
148 reviews since July 23, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.4
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
86% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (101)fit for foodies (85)romantic (75)good for groups (42)notable wine list (40)hot spot (22)neighborhood gem (15)late-night find (10)vibrant bar scene (6)kid-friendly (2)great for lunch (2)great for brunch (1)Show More
  • KellyVIP
    Dined on 11/11/2014
    The food is incredible. The service, well it was a little lacking. We had a table of six, so there should not have been a terrible wait. The bill was $700, so be prepared to spend some capital. We had a nice time, but it was mostly the company, not the staff.
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    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious meal
    Blooms
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    We enjoyed a delicious dinner and the service was excellent. We ordered an evening special with lobster stuffed with crab and an amazing steak cooked perfectly. Mashed potatoes and asparagus. Everything was delightful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great seafood
    Cpeg
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    Great dinner, wonderful service. Seafood was fresh and very well prepared. Will definitely be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • long week in vegas
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/6/2014
    It served our purpose after a long week. Somewhat noisy and it took awhile to get waited on once seated. Once the staff enaged it improved. Food was good
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Best seafood in Vegas
    Donald
    Dined on 11/6/2014
    We had a friend tell us about this place so we gave it a try. The crab was fresh and delicious. The surf and turf was one of the best we've ever had. !
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Seafood Restuarant
    Boarder72
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    Great romantic and/or quieter location for great seafood restuarant. Menu is more focused on shellfish dishes but still a wide enough choice. Wine menu is good and in traditional US style, under value New World in comparison to Californian and can find some bargains, otherwise prices are towards high end but not overly so - found meal to be good value; cannot say enough about the service though - superb throughout Define recommendation, and will add to my list of restuarants for next time
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic
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  • Delicious Seafood!
    kandmblair
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    Delicious fresh seafood prepared in ways that just showcase how amazing the fish is. Service is excellent and the portions are good -- even though it is a pricey restaurant. It's amazing how they can take a standard dish (i.e., Lobster Bisque) and bring it to a whole new level!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, romantic, special occasion
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  • Amazing Seafood dishes
    Foodiesvegasstyle
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    The food was absolutely amazing - best seafood dishes for the group. Lobster bisque was outstanding and that Black Forest was a drink worth having! While food was outstanding (again our compliments to the chef) the service started out great but as the reservation waves came in the staff seemed too busy to deal with our group and we almost missed the opening of our show as a result.
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Almost missed the lobster tails!
    VegasD
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    You won't find it easily on the menu b/c it's not under the Ocean or Shellfish sections where you'd expect but under Extras or the like offered as an accompaniment to Steak. But you can order for $34.00 and it's delicious and entree size. Whereas the menu features whole lobster in various places. Had sides of spinach and steak frites which is a mountain of crisp French fries. Enough for four but certainly two people! Great, attentive service, good wine selection and decent by the glass offerings. We skipped dessert but they comped us blueberry scone bites and mini mohitos to end us on a sweet note. Definitely recommend, especially if you're staying at the Venetian but even if you're not!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic
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  • Great Surprise
    slashmitch
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Four of us went on a busy Vegas weekend. The reviews were great so we were surprised to get a 7:30 reservation because we had struck out at most of our usual haunts. We actually got in a half an hour early because the place was so empty (which had us worried). Good drinks and a nice wine list with a good range of prices (for Vegas). Because the writeups made it clear that this was an upscale seafood place, we sort of expected some fairly exotic things and were surprised there weren't. HOWEVER, everything we ordered was spectacular. Fresh, perfectly prepared, just spot on. We had a sampling of raw oysters, barramundi, fish soup (AMAZING), lobster, and Service was great too. Aquaknox goes on our list of Vegas dinner spots.
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    notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great seafood
    AnniversayDiner
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    The restaurant was beautiful in decor but there was very little privacy so was noisy and not romantic. The food was delicious and while pricey well presented. The service was great after they realised that we were there. All in all a four out of five stars
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    All around excellent dining experience. Best of the best.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Unbelievable
    Nite2remember
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    Nice ambiance - fantastic service - waiters very attentive - sea food or steak, beyond delicious! Huge wine list, I am sure you will find your favorite. Cozy for groups or a romantic evening. Surf N Turf dish out of this world. Not the first time dining at Aquaknox and definitely not the last. Reasonable pricing, great tasting, great service, what more can you ask for!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Table Spacing
    MLMSVIP
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    The tables are too close together - the servers cannot move to do their job without bumping into someone. The food was great - everything else was wonderful ...
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • No chef
    Theresa
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    We were there at Easter was awesome. We just went there October 6 worst meal --- experience was so good at Easter that my husband picked this restaurant over the SW at the Wynn.
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  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Our server Andrew was amazing!!! He was polite, had great energy, and very knowledgable and have great suggestions he made our visit
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  • Always a good choice
    Trefoil
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    This wasn't our first time here and it won't be our last. The fish always tastes fresh and it is presented very nicely. There is also a good selection of desserts. The service was friendly and efficient. I can't emphasize enough how fresh the food is and you can definitely taste it.
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    fit for foodies, hot spot, romantic, special occasion
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  • Not close to being worth the cost
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    Average food at gourmet price. Snotty service. They want this review to be 50 characters long so ".............
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  • Great Service
    dianeddVIP
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    Service was excellent. Food was fine. Salmon was overlooked. Excellent food presentation.
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    romantic
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ronski1980
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    I eat out often and Aquaknox was one of the best restaurants! The place is beautiful. The staff is friendly, knowledgable and helpful. The customer service was excellent! The food is amazing!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very pleased
    SteveBVIP
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Food was tops. Service was exceptional and attentive and quick. Thoroughly enjoyed the entire meal.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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  • Great Dinner!!
    2manychoices
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Great Atmosphere. Great Service, very professional and friendly. Food was very Good. One of us, has a lactose intolerance allergy and it was handled wonderfully. WE went there to celebrate our wedding anniversary and they made it very nice.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing Food!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    One of the best meals I've had in years! Great food, great service! Next time I'm in Vegas, I will be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fabulous Seafood
    Julie4
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    It is a peaceful oasis just off the Venetian casino. Great food, wonderful service, and great ambiance!!
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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  • Disappointing
    lulu
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    This restaurant was disappointing. We ordered the seafood platter, average (meaning quality not the best) what can you do to seafood, must rely on quality. Tempora fried suash blosoms were too much batter and frisee salad was good.
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  • Loved Every Bite
    IngBlue
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    My husband and I were very impressed by the food at Aquaknox. From the atomic cocktail sauce with our shrimp, to the incredibly delicious Green Goddess dressing on our Crab Louie salad, the freshness of the Tuna Tartar, the velvety perfection of the lobster bisque and then on to our entries (shrimp in creamed lobster sauce over pearl couscous, seared tuna), we found unusual but wonderful ingredients. We really loved our meal and would go back...tonight, if we weren't already back home. Thank you Aquaknox!
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  • gracie
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    we love seafood...... and the fish lobster,crab legs....all excellent! My husband's martini was perfect!
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding Service
    Bellarose
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    The food was amazing. enjoyed every bite. The staff is fantastic. My husband and I eat out a lot. The whole staff are wonderful people. They got my husband to try oysters, my fav. When we return to Vegas we will be eating here again. Thank you for a memorable evening.
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    hot spot, romantic
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  • Excellent Service
    BirthdayMoma
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    The service was stellar. The food was very good and the chef very accommodating for sensitive palates. Drinks were a little pricey. Overall, good place to eat not so much to drink.
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    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The Perfect Evening
    SillyVia
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    My husband and I stopped in for dinner after a show. We don't often get alone time and boy was this the perfect evening. We started with the seafood plateau, which came with the BEST crab legs you will EVER have. Seriously the best EVER! For entrees my husband ordered the "Surf n Turf" Filet mignon served with a crab stuffed whole main lobster. I had the Scallops which came with a creamy corn polenta. Both of our dishes were fantastic! We didn't do much drinking, however Scott the sommelier did pair the perfect sweet wine for us. Zack was our server, he was outstanding he never missed a beat. Brian the manager stopped by to check on us and also sent out a mid course since we were on"Date Night" Made our evening even more special! Thank you!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Above Expectations
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    We were celebrating our engagement. They seated us in a semi private booth that had a romantic feel. The entire staff down to the wine sommelier were very accommodating and cheerful. The food was beyond expectation and the desert was capped off with a "Congratulations" inscribed in chocolate on the plate. It made the entire experience special.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • wait staff was very attentive
    FirstTime
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    fantastic time, great food!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food. Great service.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    The filet mingion was the best I have ever had. Highly recommend this highly rated restaurant to anybody looking for great food, great service, great great great!!!
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    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion
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  • Too Close
    closeness
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    A rating of 10 for sure. What I would like is not to have the tables so close to each other. You were able to hear many conversations at one time.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • SD Food Lovers
    SDfoodlovers
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Excellent!!! Always excellent!!! We thoroughly enjoy our meal here once again. The barramundi that I ordered was superb and after my husband cleaned his plate, he had the last bite of mine!
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    romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Seafood Gem
    JohnVIP
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    The pawns and especially the atomic sauce are not to be missed. Was disappointed that they no longer have John Dory on the menu. They have substituted Halibut in its place. It was not quite as tastey as the John Dory. Service was very good.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Meh.
    lilos21
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    The service was outstanding. Everyone was very friendly, greeted with a smile, and the table side service was very, very good. Our waiter(s) were incredibly nice and made a good honest effort to make conversation and be genuinely friendly. That was not a bad part of the experience at all. The menu was fine, not super elaborate, yet not at all traditional. The prices were reasonable, but don't expect this to be your average Red Lobster-style pricing. I did think that $97 for Surf and Turf was a bit extreme (even though it was a 10oz filet and a lobster). We ended up getting excited and ordering a "plateau" expecting some good seafood. Well, it was actually served cold (which we were not aware of) and the portion sizes were not as expected.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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  • great first night in Vegas
    lucyj
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Beautiful food and fantastic service. Couldn't have asked for any better.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good but not worth the money
    luvchsVIP
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Had dinner at AquaKnox based on good reviews. The service by our waiter Miller was very good and we enjoyed the food. But with all the outstanding restaurants in Las Vegas, the overall impression was there are several other choices for the same or less money where the experience would be more unique or the food just as good.
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  • Great spot
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Second time here and was not disappointed. Great seafood and their steaks are also excellent. Both times there for my wife's birthday while in Las Vegas, the second time also treated my daughter and son in law for second anniversary. Romantic and intimate dining experience. The food and wine compliment it. The wine steward had excellent knowledge.
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    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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