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Aqua Restaurant and Spa - Duck, NC, Duck, NC

Aqua Restaurant and Spa - Duck, NC

4.7
4.7
1302 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
Due to limited capacity for indoor dining, please contact us for reservations.
Outdoor seating is available on a first come basis.

The most beautiful waterfront restaurant in Duck on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, offering fresh regional cuisine in a casual yet elegant setting. Now in our 13th season, we applaud our outstanding staff for their commitment to providing an exceptional experience for every AQUA guest.

Our Chef creates exquisite specialty dishes using locally caught fish and seafood, locally farmed seasonal ingredients, and all-natural meats. Carefully chosen innovative wine, craft beer, and cocktail lists perfectly complement Chef’s savory creations. Our desserts are made in house from the freshest ingredients, so it’s okay to try all of them!

Gorgeous sunsets, live music, and good times with friends and family make AQUA the place where delicious food and beautiful memories happen.

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2 people

11:00 PM


Booked 18 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Contemporary American, Seafood
  • Hours of operation
    Lunch Wed–Sun 11:00 am–2:00 pm Bar Mon, Tue 4:00 pm–8:30 pm Wed–Sun 11:00 am–8:30 pm Dinner Daily 4:30 pm–8:30 pm
  • Phone number
    (252) 261-9700
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive chef
    Cory Bryant
  • Private party facilities
    Overlooking the Currituck Sound, with an amazing view. Sunsets light up the sky every evening. Waterfront decks and bar provide an unforgettable event on the water, in the quaint village of Duck on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Typically, private events are not available April thru October. Please contact for prospective availability.
  • Private party contact
    Event Coordinator: (252) 261-9700
  • Neighborhood
    Duck
  • Cross street
    Route 12 North
  • Parking details
    Parking in front of restaurant and across the street. Overflow allowed at Scarborough Faire Shops.
  • Entertainment
    Live music on our waterfront deck in season performed by local artists in a variety of styles.Select weekends during the off season we bring live music into the bar.
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 1,302 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Coastal North Carolina

    Hot spot

  • Outer Banks

    Most Booked

1,302 Reviews
  1. BethO

    Detroit

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great meal! Great service! One of my favorite spots!!!

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  2. Molly

    Washington DC

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fine dining on the OBX at Aqua. You can’t go wrong. Delicious fish, fresh salad and great wine offerings as well as beer. Highly recommend.

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  3. TamiS

    Richmond

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on April 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The server was great and very helpful in his suggestion of wine and food.

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 29, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wow! The view, the food and the staff went beyond expectations. Fantastic service, knowledgeable about everything on the menu-our server made us feel immediately welcome and comfortable. Delicious seafood and perfectly cooked chicken and beef made everyones night. Couldn’t ask for more!

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    Kansas City

    24 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on March 24, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Best food we had at obx! Great experience and service. Also liked that it was in the water

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  6. TerryD

    Raleigh

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on March 24, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food and service. Entire wait staff very attentive. Beautiful sunset!! Crab cakes very good!

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  7. Kristine

    Richmond

    40 reviews

    5.0

    40 reviews

    Dined on March 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We love Aqua, the food is always excellent and the waterviews lovely. There was a performer in the bar which added a nice touch to the atmosphere.

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  8. RickD

    Vancouver

    7 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on February 25, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great waiter- great view of the sound. Menu is very pricey

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  9. Murph

    Washington DC

    21 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great food and live music - we were well taken care of ! We had a 5 adults and a baby - very co for table seating

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  10. ScottL

    Wilmington

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 2
    Wife’s salmon good enough. My duck sub par. May try others before returning

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FAQs

Aqua Restaurant and Spa - Duck, NC is rated 4.7 stars by 1302 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

11:00 PM


Booked 18 times today
Google Map for Aqua Restaurant and Spa - Duck, NC

1174 Duck Rd, Duck, NC 27949

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Route 12 North
  • Neighborhood
    Duck
  • Hours of operation
    Lunch Wed–Sun 11:00 am–2:00 pm Bar Mon, Tue 4:00 pm–8:30 pm Wed–Sun 11:00 am–8:30 pm Dinner Daily 4:30 pm–8:30 pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Contemporary American, Seafood
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    Parking in front of restaurant and across the street. Overflow allowed at Scarborough Faire Shops.
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Cory Bryant
  • Entertainment
    Live music on our waterfront deck in season performed by local artists in a variety of styles.Select weekends during the off season we bring live music into the bar.
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (252) 261-9700
  • Private party facilities
    Overlooking the Currituck Sound, with an amazing view. Sunsets light up the sky every evening. Waterfront decks and bar provide an unforgettable event on the water, in the quaint village of Duck on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Typically, private events are not available April thru October. Please contact for prospective availability.
  • Private party contact
    Event Coordinator: (252) 261-9700
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