Established in 1996, Acqua Ristorante combines classic and innovative Italian cuisine in a lively, elegant atmosphere. Family owned and operated, passion for food is evident in the selection of the finest ingredients and in the careful detail of food preparation. Patrons can enjoy classic pasta dishes such as Linguine Vongole, linguine pasta with baby clams, roasted garlic, extra virgin olive oil and white wine. The more adventurous patron can partake in a trendier selection such as Crispy Seared Red Snapper over a Porcini Mushroom and Spinach Risotto. A versatile wine list features exciting Italian and California wines designed to enhance the dining experience. Wines are carefully chosen to match the chef's cuisine.
Bar patrons enjoy a full, spacious bar with live music Wednesday through Saturday nights. For those in the mood for cocktails and lighter fare Acqua Ristorante provides a bar menu offering appetizers and signature cocktails such as The Mandarin Martini-Absolut Mandarin, Peach Schnapps, splashes of orange and cranberry juices-and The Red Passion Martini-Malibu Coconut and Myers Dark Rums, Apricot Brandy, Peach Schnapps, Cuervo Tequila and splashes of orange and cranberry juices.
Acqua Ristorante offers a private room with a seating capacity of 120 people. The room is perfect for private parties such as communions, baptisms and wedding rehearsal dinners. Event coordinators are available to help plan corporate events such as department meetings, board luncheons and executive dinners.
Best Known For...
Authentic Modern Italian. Live music Thurs-Sun nights.
Reviews and Awards
Very good NY Times 3 1/2 stars, Star Ledger, Zagat Rated Award of Excellence.