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AquaBlue Bistro and Bar

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Australian
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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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Wentworth Falls, Australia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a lovely meal last night. The food was delicious, the staff warm and friendly and the location was perfect. They had a jazz guitarist the previous night which created such a wonderful atmosphere.

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Thank Emery W
Bay of Islands, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Partner and I booked into this place for "New Years Eve" I can not speak highly enough of the staff were awesome, and the food a Greek Style BBQ was arranged for the evenings meal was absolutely sumptuous! The position to watch the fireworks could NOT have been any better. Highly recommend this place! 4 star quality!

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Thank Anthony S
Sydney
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86 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a nice bruschetta with scrambled eggs and haloumi for breakfast. Breakfast is in the $15-$20 range, lunch is in the $20-$30 range. Nice location at the marina. Attentive and friendly staff during busy Christmas holiday period. Lacks a bit of atmosphere.

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Thank netmot
Bathurst, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just looking for a beer and couple of entrees to sample. 6 oysters killpatrick with were smothered in bbq sauce left 3 Salt pepper squid not bad but not great. Crumbed Camembert was disgusting full of grease and inedible. Not one to usually complain but honestly have some pride in what you are dishing up.

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Thank Michael B
New South Wales, Australia
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43 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Forget about this place. We went for coffee and eats and a young happy girl took our orders within 10 minutes of seating. Well 40 mins later still nothing and my wife went and asked where was our food and coffee yeah the waitress forgot to place the order. The restaurant was not busy plus we didn't even get offered... More 

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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132 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

wonderful place to kick back and relax with a wine or beer,,,food was fantastic and the staff were excellent and friendly too,,,,,,overlooks the marina and has a great menu to munch on,,,,,,,,

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Thank JondebemPort
Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

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
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

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 27 November 2016

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
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 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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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
View, Groups, Child-friendly
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?