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Rocky's Aqua

34 Riverside Dr, Cedar Island Marina, Clinton, CT 06413-2625
+1 860-664-3788
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (29 reviews)
“fried oysters” (7 reviews)
“ahi tuna” (6 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 11:30 pmAll hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
34 Riverside Dr, Cedar Island Marina, Clinton, CT 06413-2625
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I tried Rocky's Aqua one evening. We asked to be seated on the porch with water views and were given a beeper which would call us when a table was available. We sat at the bar on the porch, and decided to...More

Thank thinair6
Sam G, Owner at Rocky's Aqua, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are excited to read that you and your husband took a leap of faith to try our restaurant! We are even more excited that you both enjoyed yourselves and were able to experience the friendly atmosphere our staff has created! Come back again soon...More

Reviewed 28 October 2017

So even though I'm a local and ventured out on a nice sunny fall day - we definitely were paying for the view. Alot has been done with remodeling this restaurant. I must say its been a few years since I've been there. You can't...More

Thank JoJoAgent
Sam G, Owner at Rocky's Aqua, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

JoJo, Thank you kindly for expressing your thoughts to us regarding the restaurant! We love to read reviews, whether good or bad, as it helps us grow in a positive direction! Being a local, we would love to speak with you in person to allow...More

Reviewed 25 October 2017

This is a great place to take my mother in law to for a good meal. We are from Colorado so we like a waterside restaurant and this fits the bill. Pretty location and never overcrowded. The food is simple but very good-lobster roll, clams,...More

Thank Kathy H
Sam G, Owner at Rocky's Aqua, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Thank you for visiting us when you are in the area! Too bad you don't live closer and have the ability to poke your smiling face in here more often! We hope to see you next time you make a trip to CT! Enjoy Colorado!!

Reviewed 21 October 2017

The first thing I noticed was the friendly greeting we received. Our waitress (Michelle) was terrific, attentive without being overbearing. The food was very good and just as described on the menu. The menu is mostly seafood but with enough non-seafood selections to satisfy most...More

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Sam G, Owner at Rocky's Aqua, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant! Being on the water is a luxury, having a great food product is key, and enjoying an amazing staff is what makes us special!! Michelle is, and will continue to be, a shining star for...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017

My friends were visiting from Hawaii and we decided to take a ride up the CT coast, enjoying the autumn leaves. We stumbled upon Rocky's and stopped in for a drink and some oysters and found so much more! First I met this super nice...More

Thank Lisa F
Sam G, Owner at Rocky's Aqua, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Wow!! Thanks Lisa for your amazing review of the restaurant, and we are especially delighted that you found us! We continue to be one of CT's hidden gems tucked away in the beautiful Cedar Island Marina! The positive environment here at the restaurant starts from...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017

I thought the food and drinks at this restaurant were very average. Great location and fun place to visit on a warm day, but the food is only okay.More

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Sam G, Owner at Rocky's Aqua, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

I'm sorry it seems you left our restaurant displeased with your experience! We'd love to hear a little more about your meal and what, in particular, you didn't find up to your standards! It is always in our best interest to try to improve so...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have always wanted to have dinner at Aqua Turf ever since we looked at a property to buy nearby. We stopped in one night for a quick bite and had a great dinner. Recommend lobster and my wife had salmon, she...More

Thank William A
Sam G, Owner at Rocky's Aqua, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Glad to hear of your positive experience at the restaurant! Luckily, the views are just as beautiful throughout the fall months as they are in the summer! Please come back to enjoy a meal soon as we remain open through December! See you soon!

Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Wow one of the best I've had There clams and oysters are super Nice atmosphere fantastic views Great staff. Always a personal touchMore

Thank celuman
Sam G, Owner at Rocky's Aqua, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thanks for taking time out of your day to provide us with some positive reinforcement! It's nice to know that people understand and appreciate the hard work put in by our staff to ensure everyone enjoys their stay at the restaurant! We hope to see...More

Reviewed 28 September 2017

On a beautiful late September afternoon, our shoreline road trip brought us to Rocky's Aqua in Clinton. With choices of indoor, outdoor or in-between seating, we opted for high tables overlooking the water and the beautiful boats. The server was sweet and efficient, the drinks...More

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Sam G, Owner at Rocky's Aqua, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Dogwriter, The feeling is mutual...we can't wait for your return! Each day our staff continues to surprise us with their positive vibes and overall love for the restaurant and what they do! We hope you come back sooner than later! Thanks for the review!

Reviewed 27 September 2017

Went for lunch with two friends yesterday and I must say it was wonderful. We have been here before and have loved it both times. Very glad we found this place. Will be back often. The waitstaff was very nice and also very helpful with...More

Thank mamafargo
Sam G, Owner at Rocky's Aqua, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

It never gets old reading about new friends discovering us and enjoying their time spent here! Next time you visit please introduce yourself to Rocky, Evan, or Sam! We'd love to meet you! See you soon!

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rcampochap
4 September 2017|
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Response from Sam G | Property representative |
Thanks for inquiring about our restaurant, as we offer an amazing gluten free section! 1. Ahi Tuna Appetizer- sesame encrusted, served cold with wasabi sauce and soy lime glaze 2. Little Neck Clams- steamed with white wine... More
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16 June 2017|
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Response from Sam G | Property representative |
Our prices remain the same for lunch and dinner. As for our PEI Mussels, they are priced at $12
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mlcoppola
22 April 2017|
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Response from Sam G | Property representative |
Thanks for thinking of our reataurant to host your little party! We are currently open 7 days a week serving lunch and dinner starting at 12 noon. Feel free to visit our website online to see pictures and a guided video... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 28
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Riverside Dr, Cedar Island Marina, Clinton, CT 06413-2625
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Clinton
  • Phone Number: +1 860-664-3788
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Description
Rocky's Aqua is located in Cedar Island Marina overlooking Clinton Harbor, Cedar Island and Long Island Sound. Enjoy the never ending activity with the constant boat traffic, the southwesterly trade winds on one of our two beautiful decks.
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