AUGUST 7, 2019 (RANCHO MIRAGE)— Acqua California Bistro at The River is now the perfect mid-valley destination for an afternoon glass of wine and a bountiful buffet of delicious appetizers and hors d’oeuvres. Stop by from 4:30-7:30 pm, Sunday to Friday.

The price is right, too, at just $7.99 for the appetizer buffet and $4.99 for a glass of Acqua’s delightful chardonnay or cabernet wines. The ever-changing Acqua Bar Buffet will include a choice of pizzas from their very own pizza oven, pastas, salads, meatballs, housemade dips, sliced meats and many other small bites that pair perfectly with a glass of wine or a cocktail.

“The new Acqua Bar Buffet offers a delicious array of small bites in the cool and upbeat bar area of Acqua,” said founder Jerry Keller. “It’s a terrific addition to Acqua’s all-day happy hour for which we’re already famous.”

Happy Hour at Acqua is an all-day affair starting at 11 am, with great prices on generous cocktails, wines, and beers along with a special dining menu. The Acqua Bar Buffet promises to be just as special, with the added bonus that everyone is welcome to make return visits! -more-

Whether you make this a light supper or a pre-dinner nosh, the Acqua Bar Buffet is sure to offer a wide selection of savory small bites to be enjoyed by all.


Acqua California Bistro at The River in Rancho Mirage, 71-800 Highway 111. Acqua is open daily from 8 am to 9 pm, with later hours on weekends. Reservations can be made by calling 760-862-9800, or by visiting Acqua’s website: