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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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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (23 reviews)
“ahi tuna” (5 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
34 Riverside Dr, Cedar Island Marina, Clinton, CT 06413-2625
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have gone to Rocky's twice in the last two months. Both times we were impressed. The view is incredible and both times we went we had great seats. It is busy and both times we waited a short time for seats. One time we...More

Thank River332015
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful spot on the water. A nice place to enjoy the scenery in the summer. If only the food matched the ambience. Four of us visited for lunch. Clams Casino were well presented, and quite adequate. It went downhill from there. Gorgonzola Burger...More

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

Thank you EPB for your review of the restaurant. Although it seems as though you had a less than stellar visit at our restaurant, I would like to think that it was an isolated incident. Had you told your server about your distaste for some...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have a beautiful view of the water but there is a long wait on a lovely summer Saturday evening. People on the porch don't want to leave and who can blame them? I had the lobster roll, my husband had the ahi tuna, my...More

1  Thank Allilluu
Sam G, Owner at Rocky's Aqua, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with 5 stars on Tripadvisor! With the weather and sun shining bright, crowds flock to the CT shoreline and we are pleased to hear that we are providing people with a place to have some fun!...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here for seafood on the water with friends for dinner. The location is awesome and the atmosphere is very cute, casual with great views of the boats docked in the harbor. Our waitress Michelle was awesome! It was toward the end of her...More

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

Wannatravelnow, Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant! Whether someone is giving us 5 stars or 1 star, we read each review and take all of their criticism or positive reinforcement to heart! Although, we cannot truly please everyone, we can honestly...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were looking for something new. It's Saturday night in the middle of the summer and we were feeling that waterfront dining is just what we needed. I started my search and found Rocky's Aqua in Clinton just 30 minutes away. Most...More

Thank ray b
Sam G, Owner at Rocky's Aqua, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Ray, First, we truly want to give you a warm and honest "thank you" for writing such kind words about the restaurant! Second, Rocky has been sharing your statement for years..."If you are not happy, tell us, if you are happy, tell everyone!! and we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I decided to meet out for drinks/dinner "somewhere on the water". She suggested Rocky's for the nice view. After a short wait, we were seated on the back area with beautiful views. Our waitress, Kat, was very personable, sweet and attentive. Our...More

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to review the restaurant! Lucky for us, we get to have Kat's amazing smile and warm spirit each time she is working! Please come back soon to see how each and every person at Rocky's Aqua shares...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The weather was so beautiful tonight that we decided to venture out with our 4 year old for dinner. We wanted a place with water views and an ocean feel. I looked up the reviews on trip advisor and we decided to give this place...More

2  Thank LD080801
Sam G, Owner at Rocky's Aqua, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What an excellent review!! Thanks for taking the time to write this and sharing it for others to read! I read it twice already and have a hard time removing the smile from my face! Our staff truly is something quite special. From our hostesses,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love Cedar Island Marina; we are members of the pool. Rocky's Aqua is the Marina's restaurant. The location of this restaurant is terrific with enjoying boats coming in and out; very pretty. But, Rocky's menu is blah; expect so much more with an oceanfront...More

1  Thank elizabetheU6021ZA
Sam G, Owner at Rocky's Aqua, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Elizabeth, We love receiving reviews, both good and bad. When receiving a great review, it is always rewarding knowing that our hard work has paid off, but when we receive an unfortunate review, it allows us to improve on something. Please explain how you would...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister and husband are here from TX and wanted a new england outing. After looking through many reviews of seafood restaurants, as we have many in CT, I came across yours and saw the Sam G, adressed each review good or not so good,...More

2  Thank Barbara R
Sam G, Owner at Rocky's Aqua, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Barbara, We are elated that you and your guests enjoyed your time spent at Rocky's Aqua!! As you noticed, there is a lot of energy used by everyone here on the restaurant! It's easy to see that we all love this place dearly and use...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived early Friday evening. Sat at a high top table overlooking the docks.( our favorite) Arrived before the crowd. No wait. Our server, Kayla was quick, attentive and knowledgeable about the menu. Our meals, fried oysters and mahi-mahi-mahi were delicious and portioned well. We...More

Thank hopeconstancelee
Sam G, Owner at Rocky's Aqua, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We'd love to thank you for reviewing the restaurant and giving us 5 stars!! You touched upon all of the major points that we stress here at Rocky's Aqua: service, atmosphere, and food! There has been such a great emphasis on having unmatched hospitality and...More

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Questions & Answers
15 June 2017|
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
21 April 2017|
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$28
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
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
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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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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