Welcome to AQUA Restaurant 

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The most beautiful waterfront restaurant in Duck on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, AQUA Restaurant offers fresh regional cuisine in a casual and elegant setting. Our mission is to create delicious culinary masterpieces with locally farmed ingredients, fresh locally caught fish and all natural meats for our guests to enjoy. Our innovative wine list, craft beers and creative cocktails are carefully chosen to complement our Chef’s savory creations. For a tasty lunch or dinner, live music, a beautiful sunset and good times with friends and family, AQUA is the place to be.



Open Daily
Lunch 11:30 am
Dinner 5 pm 
Happy Hour 3 to 6

Reserve Your Table

Book online or call AQUA Restaurant at 252.261.9700, a beautiful waterfront setting on the Outer Banks…

Gift Certificates

While visiting us, give yourself the gift of time by taking advantage of the convenient gift that anyone loves receiving no matter the occasion, AQUA Restaurant gift certificates.

Save the Date

Plan to join us for our next wine dinner on March 14th. Check back for details very soon.

Weekly Happenings

Happy Hour Daily from 3 to 6pm

Stop by and see us for a late lunch, afternoon snack or just to relax for awhile! Enjoy our "Happy Hour" appetizers with a daily drink special and a bar menu that's available all day long.

Monday is “Steak Out for Charity” from 11:30am to 9pm

AQUA and its dedication to the community with be offering a 8 oz flat iron steak special with garlic roasted mashed potatoes for only $12. Specially priced sides and sauces will be offered so you can customize your meal to your individual tastes. For each plate, AQUA will donate $2 to Outer Banks Relief Foundation, which has provided over 800 families on the Outer Banks with over $1.5 million in funds to assist with financial support in times of need. The need is always greater than the resources so show your support by coming out to AQUA on Mondays.
*Additional donations may be made as well

Thursdays feature the return of Mussel Night

This season offers 3 different preparations all on one plate accompanied with crispy pommes frites for only $16. Great for an individual appetizer or to share with others or even as an entrée for the lighter eater.
Thai Mussels
Coconut Curry Broth, Cilantro, Red Peppers and Red Onion
Sicilian Mussels
Marsala, Rosemary, Shallot, Tomato and Butter
Countryside Mussels
Shallot, White Wine, Bacon, Garlic, Parsley and Tomato

Live Music Friday - Saturday

Local musicians playing tunes in the bar from 6pm- 9pm

Back by popular demand, every Sunday is Burger Night!

Sometimes you get a craving for a juicy burger and nothing else will curb the appetite! AQUA appreciates this and in addition to the regular menu, there will be a separate menu with handcrafted burgers made from Angus certified ground beef grilled to perfection.

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