Aquaknox
Aquaknox

Aquaknox

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.aquaknox.net/
  • Phone: 7024143772x
  • 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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  • Diners' Choice WinnerSeafood
Aquaknox reviews from OpenTable diners
130 reviews since April 30, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.6
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
91% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (93)fit for foodies (74)romantic (70)notable wine list (37)good for groups (29)hot spot (19)late-night find (11)neighborhood gem (8)vibrant bar scene (7)kid-friendly (5)great for brunch (4)great for lunch (2)great for outdoor dining (1)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Superb!
    VegasFoodie
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    We went for restaurant week but have been here before. Everything was great, from the salads to the dessert. Their lobster bisque is one of the best and does not suffer from too much salt as in many other restaurants. The burrata salad had thin slices of white peach which was a perfect complement. Both the ocean trout and steak entrees were prepared just right. The crispy skin on the trout was very tasty. All in all, a fabulous meal. The service matched the food. Waitstaff were very engaging and knowledgable. We even got a visit from the executive chef to see if everything was good.
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    fit for foodies
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  • A hidden gem
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Went there last year for the restaurant week & was already surprised by how well the food and service were. Came back this year & it was even better. Kept spoiling us by giving us different kinds of complimentary amuses.The best amuse was the oyster.Not your average oysters from the buffet.Excellent service.Food was great.Famous for its seafood like the rich lobster bisque but the prime rib cap we had for the last 2 years was a hidden gem.Its off the menu so you can only have it during the summer restaurant week. Somehow the restaurant had a record of us dining there before so they brought a 'happy anniversary' banana pudding which I liked so much last year.The extra final course of a limoncello shot & white chocolate truffle was so yummy.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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  • Excellent Restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    I have eaten here for the past 5 years - and I always get the crab stuffed lobster. The dish is superb. But this last time was not nearly as good as my previous visits. I found the lobster to be a littel overcooked and dry. I suppose it was possibly the lobster itself, but I never had this issue before. I will still come to this restaurant and order this particular meal - unless I find that my current experience becomes a pattern, rather than the exception.
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    special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • DolciVIP
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    Great service and impressive wine list to go along with a very special and exceptional Dinner.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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  • Aquaknox
    DawnVIP
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Food and service was excellent. John and Luke worked very hard to ensure we had a great experience.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Aquaknox
    WildeVIP
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Exceeded our expectations. Excellent food & service.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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  • LOVE IT!!
    lovetodine3
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Tried Aquaknox for the first time and really LOVED it. The service was outstanding, attention to every detail. The food was beautiful in presentation and the taste of the Halibut was off the charts!! I will make it a point to dine there again!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Seafood and Service
    ParkerWinston
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Seafood and wine list were excellent. Servers struck the perfect balance between being engaging but not overly intrusive. Hostesses were welcoming. Overall, staffing was fantastic as were the dishes we ordered.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Granny2
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Waiters very attentive, professional and willing to go beyond what was expected. Eger to please.
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    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • fantastic food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    The service and food were outstanding. The seafood was fresh and expertly prepared.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Superb Service
    DiningLVVIP
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    I was impressed with the service and the sheer number of wait staff in this restaurant. Even the managers were constantly walking around making sure everyone had everything they needed. Excellent seafood tower. I wanted to try the halibut, but sadly they were out if it. Good steak options available if someone in your party doesn't like seafood. The banana cream pie is a must try for dessert.
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    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fantastic Meal
    rwilson
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Small group of friends celebrating 3 birthdays out of the group. Service was fantastic. Our waiter Chris couldn't have been better. The food was incredible ranging from steaks to seafood to vegetarian. Treated us to deserts due to number of birthdays at the table. Highly recommend this restaurant. We thought it was better than Joe's in the Mirage.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Just great
    MannM
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    We had a party of 7 and not one was disappointed in any way. Everything just as a good dining experience should be. Excellent service, tremendous food, great wine, good atmosphere
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    An amazing experience, my wife and I experienced to us what was an amazing meal here while celebrating our marriage. The atmosphere was serene, romantic and although there were other guests it felt private. Everyone was so polite and knowledgeable of not only the menu but everything offered. Food was amazing as as the presentation. We enjoyed the Tartare and oysters for starters both were outstanding...the wife and I seriously considered ordering a few more Tartares for desert and the oysters were so clean, crisp and fresh tasting. For our main course we each enjoyed surf and turf with a 8oz filet mignon and lobster. The filet honestly melted in our mouths, it was seasoned and cooked to perfection. We will eat here each time we visit.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • xxxxVIP
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Extremely overpriced. Food portions small. With so many other choices, go somewhere else.
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  • Anniversary Dinner
    ScorpioLovesVegas
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    My husband and I were in Las Vegas for our 25th Anniversary. Unfortunately I was run into by children at another property,tripped,and twisted my ankle. I called Aqua Knox regarding our resv. And was told not to worry. They had a quiet booth waiting for us in the back 2 hrs after our resv. The service and food was superb!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, late-night find
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great find!
    Mikevad
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    We found this restaurant on open table and decided to try it. The food was outstanding. After our appetizer the waiter brought wet, warmed hand towels which was such a nice treat! Great food, good service, such a pleasure to have enjoyed it and I would highly recommend it.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great dinner
    john1516VIP
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Thanks to Wilson & Domenick (our servers) we had a great dinner and service was outstanding. Will be back soon
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  • Awesome always
    joycerd
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    The food here is excellent- we had the crab legs And chef surf and turf specials. Both were some if the best meals we have ever had. The owner/chef came out to visit with us. He is very humble, gracious and appreciative of his customers. We always eat at Aquanox when in Las Vegas
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    romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • dree
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    Horrible food, don't waste your time or money. Service was great but the food was a huge disappointment. There are so many better options between the Venetian and Palazzo. Try Carnevino or Cut, both we're excellent.
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  • Aquaknox--Monday night
    gambler
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    Wonderful food, expertly prepared. The wait staff was attentive and friendly. Good place for a special occasion; prices a bit high. All in all a great dining experience.
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    romantic, special occasion
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  • Birthday dinner for wife
    Lexus27587
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    Impeccable service and the food was incredible. Pricey but well worth it. A memorable experience!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Horrible Experience
    OverratedVIP
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Took 3 1/2 hours for the meal...gm said it was due to chef re-firing lobster 3 times. No communication from waiter - appetizers were amazing, main courses terrible. Sent the one taking so long back because the lobster wasn't cracked and the filling was over-cooked. Overall definatley a wasted evening.
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  • very good seafood and fish
    voodoogeek
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    service was excellent, food fresh and very very good. pricey, comparable to Zurich (Switzerland), so nothing unexpected for us. we were a group of 4.
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    special occasion, notable wine list
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  • Outstanding, as always
    FoodDoctor
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    My fourth visit to Aquaknox simply reinforced my opinion--one of the best around! Everything is just as it should be. What more can I say?
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • dinner at aquaknox
    bill
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    The dining experience was one of the best we have ever had. Everything was top notch. Wait staff was really great, even explained the method of cooking the fish (the Halibut was unbelievable). It was a wonderful experience although very costly.
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  • AquaKnox
    BillCVIP
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Not worth the price; way overrated. Drinks were very, very expensive. Food was OK.
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  • disappointed
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    had 2 buckets of steamers great!! Had lobster & filet special it was cold and we were offered dessert by management. should have done right thing and offered to take dinner off bill. We will not go back. would have liked to give them another try. but maybe thats why not so busy.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Hostesses sucked
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    I can't review this restaurant based on food because we never made it that far. Our rez was for 7 and arrived at the hostess stand at 6:42. When I gave our name the hostess told us to make our way to the bar and they will come get us to be seated shortly. We asked to be seated immediately but was told they will find us closer to time time of our rez. I understand this is normal for a restaurant but there was 8 people in the place. We obliged and went to the bar already frustrated. 7 came and went and the hostess never came to seat us. We paid our tab and as we were leaving they told us they were ready to seat us. NO THANKS! We went elsewhere and had a great meal that didn't require first sitting at an empty bar/restaurant.
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  • Great experience.
    Barbi
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    Fantastic restaurant. They went above and beyond to ensure our anniversary was special.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • As good as we hoped
    GeorgeVIP
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    This was our second visit, after dining here a year go. The dishes were amazingly well balanced -- even more so that at other similar-level restaurants, you really want a bit of each ingredient in every bite. We had the scallops and the barramundi. Extra-amazing dessert, too, the Chocolate Take-5. Delightful service by Andrew and Conticchio.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • My Birthday Celebration
    Lynnie
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    My husband and I traveled to Las Vegas from Charlotte NC to celebrate my birthday. One of the main reasons was to go back to the Aquaknox. The food is excellent and the service is second to none. It was especially over the top when my sorbet was place in a bowl on a plate that had Happy Birthday written in chocolate. We can't wait to go back again.
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    romantic, special occasion
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  • A Must Visit
    Simply
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    You can not ask for a more perfect seafood or steak experience. Each and every menu item is delicious and served in a beautiful presentation. Lobster lovers must try the stuffed lobster. I never leave Vegas without visiting Aquaknox.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing taste bud stimulation
    Dhesse7760
    Dined on 7/2/2014
    Our server, Paul Miller, was one of the best waiters we've ever had. His recommendations gave us a taste of some of the best flavor combinations we have experienced in the seafood world. Caprise salad with peaches and arugula - yum. Crab risotto - fantastic. Stuffed lobster and Halibut. As we always order entrees to share we both absolutely loved this combination. Highly recommend you visit and sample the tastes.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • As Good As Seafood Gets
    Robert
    Dined on 6/30/2014
    We were very pleased with Aquaknox. We shared a lobster / filet mignon combination, and the food was wonderful. We also shared a creme brulee fo dessert, and it was one of the best that we have had. Great seafood.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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  • Fantastic!
    MoneyRik
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    Birthday dinner for my sister. We ordered the Tuna Tartar and the Royal Red Shrimp cocktail. Both were excellent, but the Tuna was glorious! Brother in law ordered the Whole Sea Bass. Sister had the Crab Stuffed Main Lobster and I ordered the Scallops. Presentation was exquisite! Taste was even better! YOU MUST ORDER THE LOBSTER! We had the Succotash (OMG!), and the Sautéed Baby Spinach for our sides. No room or time for dessert.
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    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Class and great food
    coruca
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    From the minute we arrived we felt like we were treated like special guests. The bar was delightful and comfortable; the table nicely placed. Our servers were courteous and very efficient. The food was the highlight of the place and we can see why Aquaknox is considered the best seafood restaurant in Vegas. The Aquaknox Plateau platter of seafood was beautiful and delicious, shared by all at our table. I had the Fish Soup and the restaurant kindly left out the clams that would not have agreed with me. Others at the table had the halibut and the Australian Barrimundi, both of whom raved about their fish. Dessert was a great ending; would highly recommend this for a good dining experience.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • CD23
    Dined on 6/26/2014
    Only dined in the evening and always had amazing experiences. What they do with food is incredible. Can't wait to return.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Unparalleled
    JimC
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    It had been about five-years since I had eaten at Aquaknox. I was always satisfied with the cuisine and made it a point to revisit the restaurant on this trip to Vegas. Not only did Aquaknox not disappoint but the food was better than I had remembered. That said, it was the service that set this dining occasion apart from the rest. Jesse, Dominick, et all were fantastic. A pleasant mix of professionalism with an adjustment to fit my personality made the expereince more comfortable and much more enjoyable. If you like seafood and great service...eat here! I am confident it will be a highlight of your trip.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Can't wait to go back!
    Terra
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Mu husband and I were celebrating our anniversary. The entire experience was great. The staff was friendly, the waiters were wonderful...all in all...very nice!
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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