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AquaBlue Bistro and Bar

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Shop E22 d'Albora Marina - Teramby Rd, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
+61 2 4984 9999
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Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a drink and a bite here on Friday night. Service was friendly, even though they forgot to bring out our food for a while the waitress apologised with a smile and we weren't in a hurry so we didn't mind. Good selection of beers and nice location at the marina. They could do with more vegetarian dishes on... More 

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Thank Fer W
Sydney, Australia
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51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch there in the open air area. Service was average and the food also. I had the linguine gambero which was bland just wasn't seasoned and used leftover tomatoes from the bruschetta. My wife had holmini and pumpkin salad also lacking in seasoning. Notice other diners leaving food on their plates Better places in Nelson Bay to eat

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Thank TJH712
Gosford, Australia
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I dined at aqua blue with 3 friends the service while it seemed attentive was certainly lacking concentration. We were asked if we wanted to order drinks and did so and one of our group asked a question about one of the specials which was answered in a round about way then we were again asked if we wanted to... More 

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Thank lis673
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wouldn't usually bother writing a review if I didn't like somewhere but we just had a salad and marinara pasta. haloumi and pumpkin salad with chicken added was so dry and at $30 was unbelievably overpriced for what it was. Marinara was the same for $30 you'd expect a lot More taste and actual seafood- had 2 bits of squid... More 

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Thank Julia M
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely breakie here. We chose to sit outside under a big tree and our table had an umbrella on it so we were doubly shady and could enjoy the sea breeze. Service was friendly and prompt and the coffee was great. The breakfast options were pretty predictable, something for everyone and we found we were able to... More 

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Thank Catherine C
Wodonga, Australia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We went to aquablue for breakfast. It was great food, great coffee and quality service. The staff were responsive to our needs and the food was exquisite. A beautiful outlook to the boats and a fantastic sunny morning :-) Couldn't have wished for a better start to the day!

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Thank Matt_3691
Nelson Bay, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We have been coming here for about 7 years now and the standard of servce and food has remained impressively high. Rodney (our waiter) has a fantastic rapport with his customers and it is a rare talent that enables him to take orders from a large table and not write anything down.

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Thank Mark B
Warrnambool, Australia
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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch as it was on the marina. Being a Monday it wasn't crowded so we could choose our table under the umbrellas with a view of boats and people busily boarding the whale-spotting boat. We were warmly welcomed by staff. Food was delicious. I had a steak roll and my husband had a double burger. Yum.... More 

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Thank Liz D
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We just got off a whale watching cruise and we're looking for somewhere to have an easy meal. I ordered the burger and it was huge with everything on it with salad snd chips. Good food, value for money snd a very large beer to quench a very big thirst

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Thank Geoffrey A
Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Walked in to a busy restaurant. staff was very pleasant. coffee was amazing a small wait on food but our waitress had a lot of time for us very nice young girl with piercings my hat is off too

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Australian
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop E22 d'Albora Marina - Teramby Rd, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Port Stephens  >  Nelson Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4984 9999

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?