Interior of Acqua Restaurant

Acqua California Bistro

New American cuisine comes to life in this San Diego restaurant overlooking Mission Bay.

New American cuisine comes to life at Acqua California Bistro, a casual waterfront restaurant overlooking Mission Bay. Offering a creative mix of classic traditional dishes, Acqua brings together innovative flavors combined with a complete social dining experience. Recipient of the prestigious Wine Spectator Award, Acqua’s extensive wine list boasts more than 3,000 bottles from world class wine makers of the old world and the new world. For the beer enthusiast, guests are treated to a selection of rotating award-winning craft beers.

From the elegant Yellowfin Tuna Tartare, to classic comfort foods like our Kobe beef sliders, Acqua California Bistro has something that everyone can enjoy.

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Hours & Menus

Open daily from 6:30am - 10:00pm


Outdoor dining patio at Acqua

Large Party Reservations

Looking for the perfect spot to host your large party? Our elegant Private Dining Room is the ideal location for your party, accommodating from 7 to 28 guests.
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San Diego Small Business Excellence Awards
• San Diego Small Business Excellence Award 2016, 2017

• Certificate of Excellence Award Winner 2015, 2016


• Diners' Choice Winner 2015, 2016

Wine Spectator
• Best of Award of Excellence 2006-2016


• Award 2009-2016

The World of Fine Wine

• World's Best Wine Lists 2015