"Certificate of Excellence"
-Trip Advisor, 2012
“Voted a Top 25 Restaurant"
-Jacksonville Magazine, 2002-2012
"Excellence in Customer Satisfaction" 2011,2012
-Talk of the Town Award
"Florida's Best Eateries" Winner, 2011
"Diners' Choice" Winner, OpenTable.com 2011, 2012, 2013
(Best Food, Best Overall, Good for Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion)
"Best of Citysearch" Winner, "Best Seafood in Jacksonville", Citysearch.com, 2010,2012
Ponte Vedra Beach Chamber "Small Business of the Year" 2012
“Aqua Grill... has earned its distinction as a Ponte Vedra staple”
- Jacksonville Magazine, Best of Jacksonville, December 2004
"Seafood a Star at the Aqua Grill"
- Ponte Vedra Recorder, 2008
“It’s an excellent dining experience, well prepared, ambitious food, and an
awful lot of it.”
- Roger Bull, Florida Times Union
Winner of "My Favorite Restaurant Contest"
- Women's Digest Magazine, 2005-20010
“Fine Dining with atmosphere to spare and a fabulous deck. Aqua Grill is the
best place in Ponte Vedra. The breeze off the lake in Sawgrass Village is delightful
even during the heat of the summer months.”
- Ponte Vedra Recorder October 27, 2008
"A Ponte Vedra Institution since 1988", " Warm Welcoming Staff”, “Best Fried Green Tomatoes in the World.”
- First Coast Register
“From atmosphere to food and everything in between Aqua Grill is a great place to a share a fantastic meal with friends and family.”
-Folio Weekly, Jacksonville FL October 2005
“Every single detail is addressed to the max. What a place!”
“The fish specials at Aqua Grill as a symphony of fish would just serve to limit the experience.” -Florida Times Union 1998
“Every dish we ordered from appetizers to salad to entrée was fresh and very flavorful.There are so many appealing and unusual fresh fish items on the menu that it’s difficult to make a choice; Five stars!” –Jacksonville Journal 1997
“Blissful dining adventure that just should not wait any longer to be praised. Unique and memorable."
-Entertaining U Newspaper, November 2007
** This Corporate Award honors a company which has demonstrated outstanding commitment toward helping others through direct volunteer service. Founder of Leukemia Golf Tournament which raised over $250,000 for North Florida Chapter of Leukemia for 7 years. Raised $158,000 in 1st annual Aqua Grill Tournament for Child Cancer Fund in 2002.
- Rotary Club Local Heroes 2007