Aqueous

4.4
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$50 and over
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American
Aqueous is modern cuisine, enriched by nature. Spectacular views of sweeping fairways and bucolic mountains seamlessly unite with the cultivated innovations of Nemacolin’s master chefs.
An extensive wine collection, small-batch cocktails from extraordinary mixologists, and locally brewed beers are beautifully paired for an experience like none other at Nemacolin’s Forbes Four-Star restaurant.
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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall3food3service5ambience4

The setting is very nice, and the service was also very good but the food disappointed for the price. The squash bisque had an unpleasant after taste and the consistency was a bit too watery. The truffle flavor in the mac and cheese was overpowering. The entrees were solid but would have expected more polish for the prices

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EGPA
Chicago
26 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Delicious food in a comfortable setting with a pretty view

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thomasj
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall1food1service5ambience2

Horrible.
Mealy, clearly frozen shrimp/prawns in their 4 shrimp, $27 shrimp cocktail.
Filet Mignon was 2 thin slices, not a full filet. I ordered medium and 1 piece was essentially uncooked and had to be sent back.
The cost of the 2 slice filet was $52.
Would NEVER go back.

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SamK
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and great service. It was our first visit to Nemacolin and we will definitely be going back.

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely outstanding meal for six of us! This service from the wine sommelier to the table staff.. Amazing!
I highly recommend the crab cake appetizer & shrimp cocktail appetizer! Our meals were absolutely perfect, the fillet, the sea bass and perfectly prepared scallops made our very special Birthday Celebration Perfect!

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vipJohn86
Baltimore
34 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed our evening. Celebrating my Fiancee's birthday. Great food and service. Ambiance was very nice.

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OpenTable Diner
Pittsburgh
2 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing, staff very attentive, no complaints

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Great people on staff and great flavor combinations for the sea bass and scallops. Oysters were tiny but tasty.

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OpenTable Diner
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall3food1service5ambience4

Food wasn’t tasty - very bland. Everything else was good.

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lights85
Washington DC
12 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Aqueous has a lot going for it-- it's a very lovely restaurant and we had a very comfortable booth (corner booth, complete with extra cushions). The servers were helpful and accommodating. Overall, it was a nice night, but a few drawbacks:
- The beef tartare was terrible. It's not very raw/wet. Not at all what we were expecting. And covered in olives that stained everything, including our fingertips.
- There was a very large party in the dining room that was very loud and ruined the atmosphere. I understand it's probably hard for the restaurant to control other tables' volume levels, but it put a damper on the evening.
-The sommelier was not very helpful after he discovered we were "only" interested in wine by the glass. (This was compared with the sommelier at Rockwells, also on Nemacolin's grounds who was amazing and very helpful.)

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Cocoa
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waiters were caring and attentive. I enjoyed the Crab, two ways, and the quinoa salad with kale and cauliflower was excellent! My husband enjoyed the steak, and our friends enjoyed the gnocchi and squash soup. We loved the beautiful view out of the e windows. I will be back again.

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MorningMuse
Pittsburgh
13 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience3

We were disappointed in the double stack. It was a lot of food but the oysters were tiny and all of it was served cold. It was just unexpected and not explained. Then to warm up we ordered soup and that was really disappointing. It was almost gelatinous - we just were disappointed in the food. It was fairly loud which didn’t bother us and the service was good. Just disappointed in the food.

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LauraM
Cleveland
7 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect atmosphere food outstanding

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SLP2020
1 review
Dined on January 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

An exceptional dining experience. The service, the meal and the ambience were all incredible. We could not have picked a better place to celebrate a special birthday.

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JoeW
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, presentation, flavors, service and setting.
All you could ask for in a meal. One of the most enjoyable meals I have had, and I am not easily impressed.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing place. Not one bad thing to say about the experience

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SonyaS
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Set in a mission style decorated dining room we had beautifully cooked sea bass and scallops respectively. The Knowledgeable sommelier and fast kitchen meant the wine pairing was spot on and we got to eat without delay!

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vipjuliab
Toledo
23 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food one bad drink that we were still charged for... probably should have not done that!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and exceptional service!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 13, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience5

The service, food and attention to detail is wonderful. We were disappointed there were not more vegetarian options. We were considering cancelling our reservation, because there wasn’t much to choose from (vegan and gluten free). We stopped by earlier in the day to see if some other dishes could be prepared. It was also restaurant week. The person we spoke to talked to the chef and we were assured they would make something special for us. The evening of our reservation, we mentioned this to our server. He said they would do extra vegetables. However, we were only offered the standard fare, no extra vegetables, etc. To be fair, maybe that is all the chef had to work with. Luckily, my wife and I still occasionally eat seafood, so she had the Chilean bass.I had the gnocchi (she could not because of the gluten). We hope more plant friendly options will be added in the future.

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vipkaline6
Washington DC
64 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Enjoyed clam chowder, oysters, scallops and duck. Preferred sea bass was sold out. Generous cheese tray for dessert.

Too many interruptions from staff “checking” on us. Difficult to have conversation.

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StevenC
Miami
6 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall2food1service5ambience5

Beautiful restaurant..service staff,very professional,attentitive..beautiful setting..clean,spacious..thought the food sub par..portions small for the price..thought the duck I ordered could have been cooked more..side dish not creative or tasty..crab cakes..very sparse..not a fresh flavor..next time I stay at the resort will go with other dining options

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KarenB
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We were sent to the restaurant to try the scallops and were NOT disappointed. Amazing preparation with great texture and flavors. The staff was courteous and very helpful. The only improvement I would have liked was a more extensive dessert menu, but in the end, I was so full from the food I didn't miss not adding additional calories!

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BRIANNA
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Before ordering we were told that they do not have the 8oz filet that was on the menu and only had 6oz for $45 instead of 8oz for $52. When I got my bill 6oz was charged at $48. Other than that was good experience.

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jva24
Pittsburgh
8 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service & food were top notch as you would believe from such a fine restaurant. Although a small menu the choices were good and the expression along with the attention to detail every course received was exceptional. A wonderful holiday dining experience & well worth the drive

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HeatherL
Baltimore
7 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

D’angelos. Was very attentive! Great meal. Highly recommend scallops!

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JarrodB
1 review
Dined on December 20, 2019
Overall3food2service4ambience3

Too much concern for presentation and too much cost for portion size.

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CaseT
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Very excellent service and outstanding food. Expensive, but well worth the experience.

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vipDonnie
Pittsburgh
295 reviews
Dined on December 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a wonderful dinner here again.

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Swmwmn
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on December 11, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Amazing service! Friendly! Wonderful experience. We will return.

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vipDCTraveler
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Creative cuisine! We had a wonderful dinner there after viewing the Christmas lights. The food was very creative and tasted excellent. The cheesecake dessert is not to be missed - its name is somewhat misleading. Lauren, our sever,gave us great advice on what to order.

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MelissaH
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Phenomenal dining experience. The staff were impeccable and the food matched that.

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GARYS
Pittsburgh
3 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first visit to Nemacolin Resort, 50th birthday for her. The hotel was wonderful, the dinner at Aqueous was amazing, scallpos for her and sea bass for me. Both dishes were absolutely delicious with superb presentation. She said that this was exactly the way she wanted to spend her birthday.

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MonicaH
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Seafood was delicious, also the filets were tender & made the way we ordered them. Had a wonderful server & service.

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vipDADA
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent Thanksgiving evening! Only one of us ordered the traditional “turkey” meal, and the chef did an EXCELLENT job elevating feel good flavors to the next level. All of our meals were perfect, and service was hands down superb. Kudos to everyone for making our Thanksgiving so special.

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vipJill
Cleveland
16 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Mediocre food, priced for the resort. Service doesn’t come close to what you’d expect for the price. Very small portions - and I’m not one to complain about that. Plus dessert (coffee cake) was stale. In general you don’t come here for the food.

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ChristinaK
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

The menu was not what the internet portrays, disappointing.

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HaroldM
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service and great atmosphere. A must visit when staying at Nemacolin. HM

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vipJessicaP
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday, amazing meal and service.

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Tapaseverywhere
Pittsburgh
4 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was wonderful- and when my husband mentioned we were going to split the meals (because they were both described so well), the server had the kitchen split our meals so we had our own share. Each taste was delicious- nice wine recommendation as well! No rushing us- and server checked back just the right amount of times! I value meals I won’t usually make at home- achieved!!! Great date!!

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Aqueous is rated 4.4 stars by 101 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.