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AquaKnox in the Venetian offers diners sophisticated seafood selections in a gorgeous atmosphere. When guests arrive, they are greeted by a visually appealing dining room including an open kitchen and massive wine wall. The restaurant’s aquatic vibe prepares diners for the fresh menu featuring dishes with Mediterranean and Asian influences. From the signature Fish Soup and Maine Lobster Bisque to the Peanut Butter and Jelly Lava Cake every course at AquaKnox is deliciously memorable. Seafood selections such as the Meyer Lemon-Herb Stuffed Grilled Branzino, the Maryland Blue Lump Crab-Stuffed Maine Lobster, and Seared Fennel Pollen Sea Scallops are favorites, but the talented chefs also offer a variety of mesquite char grilled steak and chicken entrees. AquaKnox has received multiple awards from the Forbes Travel Guide (including a 4 Star Award in 2017), Wine Spectator, and has been listed as one of the 10 Freshest Seafood Restaurants in Las Vegas according to USA Today.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Seafood, Steakhouse, Californian
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: All days- 530pm-10pm
Spring Mountian / Las Vegas Blvd
$31 to $50
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Complimentary valet parking as well as self-parking at the Venetian parking garage.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Indoor Smoking Area, Late Night, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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The closest restaurant to the Sands Expo Center. We create amazing culinary experiences for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night up to 700 people!
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Aquaknox Ratings and Reviews
Aquaknox never disappoints. The service, the food and the wine are always above par. This year we stayed on the light side with oysters,; the trio, of lobster, shrimp and crab; king crab leg and grilled octopus. All were super fresh. Fresher than I can have anywhere else. Only disappointment was the octopus that was a little chewy. The wine was fabulous. Name is insignificant as wine list is extensive and has a price range to fit any budget. We chose for dessert the taro cheese cake was out of this world. The sorbet was original and tasty. Service as usual was fabulous. What a restaurant! Never crowded. Wonder why. Thanks guys!
For the price one pays for the food at this location, it should taste better. I ordered the "Bone in Rib-eye" and the brown source that comes with it was very salty, almost uneatable. The bread pudding was very sweet, and then to add melted marshmallows on top, made it even more sweeter. I went there for my Anniversary, and was very disappointed.
Aquaknox was a bit of a letdown for me. I was expecting them to be known for seafood, however when the waiter read us the specials for the day, none of it was seafood unless it was surf n turf. The specials consisted only of steak. Sure enough, I thought it was odd and ordered the halibut with lobster corn succotash. The succotash was good and very flavorful. The halibut was dry and bland. My significant other ordered the scallop entree and it felt more like an appetizer than an entree.
On another note, the lobster bisque is very memorable. Would highly recommend.
I was celebrating my 40th birthday. The food was excellent. I initially wanted just oysters. We ended up sharing appetizers and an entree and the chef gave us separate plates and they both were beautifully plated. I thought that was a special touch rather than having us separate the meal ourselves.
Had a Mother & son(17) weekend in Vega$. Thought a fancy dinner was in order after a day of shopping.Wanted Seafood , found Aquaknox online. It was superb!!! Service was excellent, food to outstanding...company and conversation was the BEST. Cant wait to come back with my husband
As some other reviewers mentioned, the service was hurried. The waiters were pleasant but we were left with the impression that they wanted you in and out as quickly as possible. We even stated we weren’t in a hurry. We had allowed over 2 hours for dinner before our show and we were done in 45 minutes. For the amount of money spent we did not feel the food or the experience was worth it.
Steamed clams were exceptional. Maine Lobster and Lobster bisque was very good. The octopus appetizer was great. The poke appetizer was not good. Fish was poor quality. Tables are very close together. The server pouring water had trouble getting in between. Our waiter was a bit unprofessional. Tried to be buddies with the guys on our table. Forgot the spoon for the lobster bisque. When we asked for the spoon, he joked that he should have just slurped from the bowl. Ambiance is terrible. Feels like eating in a mall with everyone walking by since there is no wall separating the restaurant from the shoppers.
When I saw the menu on open table, it looked like it had a nice selection and it looked like a nice restaurant. While the food was tasty, I was amazed at the size of the portion I received. I ordered the branzino, which was a whole fish. I have had this at may other restaurants, so when I say, this fish was less than 1/2 the size of any other fish I ever ordered, it's being compared to at least 10 other high end restaurants. The cost for the fish and an average portion of mixed vegetable was $47. My estimate for the cost to plate my meal was $6. While the wait staff was friendly and attentive, the restaurant should be ashamed to charge what they did for that meal.
Food and experience was terrific, other than our table was up against a beam and the waiter made a big deal out of making separate checks for our party. A bit of sticker shock when the bill came. Appetizer and daily special were way more expensive than we expected. No pricing was explained when the waiter mentioned the specials and they aren't on the menu.
We have loved this restaurant for years- food consistently good. Only complaint is that halibut was overlooked and therefore a little tough. Otherwise our meal was outstanding. The highlight however was the fish soup- the flavors were absolutely amazing . Would order this dish again and again.
We dined at Aquaknox to celebrate my wife's birthday. We love seafood and Aquaknox did not disappoint us. The menu included selections that should meet the tastes of non seafood lovers as well, but all the items we ordered were prepared very well. They also offer a very good wine / cocktail list and the service team was fantastic. It is very spacious dining room with modern / chic decor. The menu prices are probably beyond what a budget conscious person would expect to spend, but it is very much worth a splurge if you are willing to stretch a bit for a high quality fine dining experience.
Restaurant was nice and the food was good, but be sure and ask for mrk price before you order. I ordered the lobster it was market price . All the other main courses where around $55 so i assumed the lobster would be around $80. I was wrong $130 it was an outrages price.
In short, I would not recommend this restaurant. The service was less than desirable and to a certain extent embarrassing as I had selected the restaurant for a business dinner with new investor partners. On three separate occasions, I had to get up and find a server to take drink orders, entrees, and to get a check. The king crab was very good, the oysters were very good. The entrees left a lot more to be desired, especially at the price point. Very cool restaurant in a great location but could have been a lot better.
3 of us had amazing seafood (the Branzino was the best fish I have had in Las Vegas) and the filet looked anazing! Also has the roasted asparagus (green and white) and it was oustanding...didn't need the bernaise which thankfully was served on the side. High noise level made chatting at a table for 4 difficult but that was the only downside.
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