Acquo 124
Acquo 124

Acquo 124

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://acquolinaweston.com/
  • Phone: 9544542410
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch Daily: 11:00am - 5:00pm; Dinner Nightly: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Italian
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Entertainment, Full Bar, Takeout, Wine
  • Catering: Upon availability. Off site catering such as buffet and prepared food delivery for large groups.
  • Private Party Facilities: 150 person capacity. Most any size party can be accommodated with notice. Certain restrictions apply. Please call with inquiries.
  • Private Party Contact: John 9544542410
  • Entertainment: Live piano player singer most nights of the week. Contemporary hits and the classics too. Great soundtrack accompanies fantastic food.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 100 yds South of Hallandale Blvd West side of U.S.
  • Public Transit: Within a half block of the South side of Hallandale Beach Blvd on the West side of U.S.1 (South Federal Highway)
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complementary valet service
A word from Acquo 124
2010 ZAGAT RATED BEST NEW RESTAURANT IN SOUTH FLORIDA. We have changed our name to Acquo 124 to avoid further confusion with the hotel Acqualina in Sunny Isles.We are an authentic Southern Italian favorite offering Manhattan style dining with a great atmosphere. We feature a wide variety of off the menu specials prepared fresh daily. Our menu is offered family style as well as individual portions. Please visit our website at www.acquolinahallandale.com for a preview of our full menu. Mangia
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeigborhood Gem
Acquo 124 reviews from OpenTable diners
28 reviews since June 3, 2014
Overall Rating3.9
  • Food3.8
    Service4
  • Ambiance3.9
    Noise LevelModerate
64% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (17)special occasion (9)vibrant bar scene (5)good for groups (4)fit for foodies (3)romantic (3)late-night find (2)great for lunch (2)kid-friendly (1)notable wine list (1)great for brunch (1)Show More
  • Great food and service. Very
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 1/1/2014
    Great food and service. Very accommodating. Large portions
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best value !
    PaulSVIP
    Dined on 12/20/2013
    Great pasta ( lasagna very light, gnocchi meat sauce ) both were fantastic & enough to share ! Veggie sides of burnt broccoli & spinach really made the meal delicious. Great service from the moment we arrived & a nice bonus was the live music... Great taste, service & value !!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Feels like home
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 12/20/2013
    Acquo 124 is fantastic. We have been there many times. The food and the service are always superb.They have something for everyone. From a simple plate of al dente pasta with sauce to pulpo in a spicy fra diavlo or other fresh, tempting special. The service is the best around. Attentive, they know their food, but are never pushy or arrogant. The large bar has its cast of regulars, but from our first visit we were welcomed with open arms. We will certainly be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • food for families
    cosmoVIP
    Dined on 12/17/2013
    large family portions give this restaurant a reason yo be. absolutely zero ambience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Not the best for us
    burris
    Dined on 10/23/2013
    We asked for a quiet area so they put us in the back room .. We asked 3-4 times for them to turn up the lights as we couldn't begin to read the menu. It was explained to us that service would be slow as one of the waiters didn't show up. We brought our own wine and although we paid $15 each bottle for corkage, all they did was open it. We poured it ourselves and had to use the same glass although the wines were different. The food was not good. Eggplant Parmesan overcooked, dry and virtually tasteless. Veal Marsala...who knows. and on and on. Portions were huge for those who are into that. Overpriced for the quality of the food and lack of any ambience. Certainly couldn't call this dining. Not for us
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  • Great Dining Experience
    JillyW
    Dined on 10/17/2013
    This was my first time at Acquo124 and it was a wonderful experience. The summer special was a good value ($19.95) for salad, entree, vegetables, and bread. All four of the diners in our party loved the food. I was able to cut my veal marsala with a fork. My girlfriend raved about her fish dish. Spanky and Dino were playing so there wasn't an empty table in the place. Nevertheless, the service was fabulous.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • So impressed
    SharryvVIP
    Dined on 10/11/2013
    The atmosphere of the restaurant was wonderful. There was a female vocalist who was entertaining as background music and the food was superb.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Quiet and quaint
    Sage
    Dined on 10/7/2013
    Really surprised me as to how quiet it was inside. Maybe because it was a Monday night. The food was good. The only complaint was the shrimp in the alfredo.
    Special Features:
    romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love this restaurant. Food
    Jerry
    Dined on 10/4/2013
    Love this restaurant. Food is great and so is the service
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Jerry Raticoff
    Jerry
    Dined on 9/18/2013
    Our favorite restaurant.Food, service and atmosphire are the best
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Very Good Italian Food!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/30/2013
    Every time my wife and I visit Sunny Isles from Long Island, New York we always visit Acquo 124 for a great Italian food! They never disappoint!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • another great meal
    jfs226VIP
    Dined on 8/20/2013
    We love this place. Short sweet and to the point. Charlie, is personable and does a great job running the restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • GREAT EATS IN HALLENDALE
    jfs226VIP
    Dined on 7/24/2013
    IF YOU HAVE NEVER TRIEE ACQUO, NOW IS THE TIME. THE SUMMER MENU IS AVAILABLE, @ 19.99, WIT MANY GREAT ENTREES TO CHOSE FROM. MY FRIENDS AND I HAVE LOVED AND EATEN HERE FOR THE PAST 2 YEARS AND WE ARE NEVER DISAPPOINTED. THE NEW MANAGER CHARLIE IS VERY NICE AND ACCOMINIDATING. WE WILL BE BACK AGAIN VERY SOON. TWO THUMBS UP ALWAYS
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent and affordable
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 7/9/2013
    Excellent food and service. For this level of quality in both categories, the prices were surprisingly moderate.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • My Italian friend said "this
    Diane
    Dined on 6/11/2013
    My Italian friend said "this is really good Italian food." She should know. She's an Italian food maven herself.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Yummy Italian
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 5/25/2013
    Huge portions, even the 1/2 size is too big for one person. Lovely service; well-paced. Will definitely return if I am in the area.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Consistently delicious
    DineOutsideVIP
    Dined on 5/20/2013
    Acquo is often our choice for Italian when we're in the neighborhood. Consistently delicious. This visit was a Monday night and we had a pankering for Italian so off we went. We weren't looking to overindulge so we shared the sausage and peppers appetizer, served in a cast iron skillet. It's a meal in itself and delicious. We also shared a half order of linguini with red clam sauce. The waiter split it up for us and it was not only delicious but more than enough. Add some of their crispy, crusty bread, a glass of red wine, and we were good! Definitely recommend this neighborhood gem. We've been there many times and will always return. Weekends are crowded and have more buzz and music.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent traditional Italian
    Zaney
    Dined on 5/18/2013
    Excellent traditional Italian food. The portions were large. I would definately go back.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent service, food and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 5/18/2013
    Excellent service, food and atmosphere. There is a wonderful piano player singer on weekends also.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We went on a Friday night.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 5/18/2013
    We went on a Friday night. The place was crowded but with our OT reservation we had no wait. The food was very good and the service was very good. Will definitely return. Try the berry desert it is amazing.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Exceptional food and service.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 5/10/2013
    Exceptional food and service. Live music is a little too much, yet good quality. TVs are unnecessary...
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food was great, service was
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 4/25/2013
    Food was great, service was great. The bar was busy with cougars, but no prey.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Ok not got that they lost
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 4/4/2013
    Ok not got that they lost my reservation or just ignored it.
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  • Girls night out was spent
    jfs226VIP
    Dined on 4/3/2013
    Girls night out was spent at Acquo. We all LOVE this place. Eggplant Parm, Shrimp Parm always a hit.I tried the pasta dish with broccoli rab sausage and sun dried tomatoes. Very good. We split a gorganzola salad and everyone was happy. Acquo has the BEST BREAD in all of Florida!!!!! Stop by for HAPPY HOUR, it lasts all night!! Always a wonderful feast no one is ever disappointed.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Volume
    MainiacVIP
    Dined on 4/2/2013
    If you like a lot of food heaped on a plate family style and don't care about the quality this is the place! Unfortunately for us, we like quality so we won't be back. The mussels smelled so strong we had to send back the pasta, which we ordered without mussels!
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent! We were at Gulfstream
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 3/27/2013
    Excellent! We were at Gulfstream Park for the day and found Aquos 124 on google. We were pleasantly surprised by the hospitality and food family style options. Our waiter was superb. Would definitely recommend and visit again when we are in the area.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice place with a good menu,
    Dinning4lifeVIP
    Dined on 3/23/2013
    Nice place with a good menu, the waiters should be more professional. When asked how a dish is prepared the waiter should explain the dish properly and not to try to push the order along. I ordered the sea bass which was covered in sweet sugary sliced almonds. That ruined the dish.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • I have eaten at Acquo 124
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 3/18/2013
    I have eaten at Acquo 124 for several years and have never been disappointed. I look forward to some variety of their "burnt veggies" and other specialty offerings on their menu. Almost all items come in 2 portion sizes, family and 1/2. Both are large.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • As an Italian-American, from
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004
    Dined on 3/8/2013
    As an Italian-American, from NYC, I find the food to be authentically Italian & consistently excellent. The buffet lunch is a steal! We recently had dinner there on a Friday night when a very talented piano man played & sang. I highly recommend Aquo 124.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • I specifically asked to be
    MoonstruckOneVIP
    Dined on 3/4/2013
    I specifically asked to be seated in the small North room, and my request was ignored. That's an example of how they cater to favorites and ignore others. They get you in and out fast.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • We love acquo 124 and just
    Jerry
    Dined on 2/28/2013
    We love acquo 124 and just had a birthday party there and it was superb. John is a great host and and set everything up perfectly. We always refer this restaurant to friends. Lois and Jerry Raticoff
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for lunch
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  • Very disappointing. Service
    Sailrman
    Dined on 2/24/2013
    Very disappointing. Service for a party of 9 was slow and inattenttive. We waited quite a while to place our order when the first course was delivered, The wrong salad was presented and when the correct one was finally delivered (a family size order) no extra plates were provided for serving it out. A request for extra plates took many minutes. By then we had already eaten our salad from our bread plates then we had an extreemely long wait for the main course. When it did arrive,. The Eggplant Parmagian was served barely warm and portions of the eggplant slices were undercooked. We have dined there several times before and this experience was completely different from past experiences which were generally very enjoyable
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  • AS ALWAYS ANOTHER WONDERFUL
    jfs226VIP
    Dined on 2/23/2013
    AS ALWAYS ANOTHER WONDERFUL DINNER. Arrive a bit earlier, since the BAR has a nightly HAPPY HOUR, wines, beer and all sorts of Martini's. I loved my snapper with mixed seafood, my husband his lamb shank. Don't over look the mussles, they are cooked under the salamander so they are roasted, served with a garlic sauce on the side. The mussles are stand alone without the sauce. WE are frequent diners at this fantastic restaurant . Enjoy a great meal at Aqua, anytime.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A Good Italian
    MoonstruckOneVIP
    Dined on 2/23/2013
    They favor the regulars here. On Open Table we specifically asked to be seated in the small room by the door. Our request was ignored and we were seated in the cavernous room which I don't like. That being said, we had an excellent waiter Jeff and good food. The bread & grilled sausage are delicious. The small Caesar is good and big enough for two. The meatballs are mediocre. We had a fair Tuscan red for $36; we just didn't want to pay $49 for their cheapest Chianti Riserva, a wine that retails circa $13. They need some good reds under $40. They turn their tables over; so don't expect a leisurely meal. They have you in and out in an hour. I prefer a more leisurely paced meal. But, the food and service are good; so, we keep returning.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Service and food was excellent.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 2/23/2013
    Service and food was excellent. Would definitely recommend it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delicious!
    STEVENFROMSETAUKETNEWYORKVIP
    Dined on 2/20/2013
    Every time we visit Sunny Isles, we cross the Lehman Causeway bridge to our favorite Italian restaurant where the food is always delicious! Sausage & Pepper appetizer, Linguini in white clam sauce and the veal are our favorites! Always a great experience with friendly people at the bar! Look for Terri .....
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  • great place !!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    Great service it was perfect for our valentines dinner
    Special Features:
    late-night find, romantic, special occasion
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  • Food was very good and the
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    Food was very good and the restaurant was beautiful. They had someone playing live music from italian classics to pop hits which was pretty cool. Our waiter seemed to have a chip on his shoulder especially when we didn't decide what we wanted right away. Other waiters seemed to be in a better mood and were smiling and joking with the other diners so maybe we just got the bad apple. We started out with salmon carpaccio and then I had steak and my girlfriend had fish, everything was delicious and presented nicely. The portions leave you enough to make a second meal. I would definitely come back.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ordered dinner at 7:35 Got
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    Ordered dinner at 7:35 Got appetizer timely At 9:00 we left without entrees having been served No meaningful response from host and hostess No way to treat a regular customer..about 1/12 times per week
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • My wife and I had a very nice,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/10/2013
    My wife and I had a very nice, quiet dinner (granted we dined on the early side). The waiter was attentive and responsive to our special requests. We definitely plan to return.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet