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The Wave Kitchen and Bar

3244 Ocean Dr, Vero Beach, FL 32963-1956
+1 772-410-0100
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
Seafood, American, Latin, Cuban, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
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Food
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LOCATION
3244 Ocean Dr, Vero Beach, FL 32963-1956
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I've got a thing about noise level. I really, really don't enjoy having a meal when I have difficulty communicating with others at your table. The acoustics here are terrible. Our table was as far from the bar as physically possible but the very, very...More

Thank hankbauer
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a fun evening at the bar! The amazing Chad never ceases to amaze us! He makes the yummiest cocktails - perhaps because he is so yummy himself ;) and makes all the guests at the bar feel welcome! Great place for good drinks...More

Thank ajones2153
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We moved to Vero Beach about 4 years ago and stayed at Costa d'Este Beach Resort while closing on our new home. The Wave Kitchen was our go to restaurant for dinner and drinks. We suggested to friends we try The Wave for dinner (Bobby's...More

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CostaGM, General Manager at The Wave Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I am so sorry to read about your recent dining experience at the Wave that you and your friends had. Service is so important to us and it's clear that we had several missed opportunities during your visit. Please reach out to our Food &...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Was staying at the Costa d'Este Beach Resort so dined here two mornings. Good selections, good service and good prices.

Thank Guy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wife and I really enjoyed all aspects of the Wave. Had a drink on pool deck prior to dinner. Great views and they even had a kettle drum player for atmosphere. Dinner was great. Cocktails were tasty, albeit pricey. Our server was very attentive and...More

Thank James C
CostaGM, General Manager at The Wave Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

James C, We are so happy to hear you had a relaxing time at The Wave. The views are an added bonus to a nice night out and a great dinner. We look forward to welcoming you back for another experience at The Wave real...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My office had our Christmas party luncheon here and we were very disappointed with the service and the food. Two of us pointed at what we wanted on the menu as we placed our order but we ended up with a different meal - we...More

Thank she2jul
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a true pleasure to celebrate my husband’s 60th birthday at The Wave. I worked with Ashley to plan the event and her suggestions/ideas were extremely helpful in making the celebration a success. The food was excellent and well presented, and the service was...More

Thank martingo1130
CostaGM, General Manager at The Wave Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

martingo1130, We are honored your husband got to celebrate his 60th Birthday with us at The Wave. Our music is always a relaxing addition to a great dinner. We look forward to welcoming you back real soon. HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Sincerely, Chad Olson General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried the Wave for lunch, it was great, on the side of the pool and food was really great. Unfortunately the waitress who seemed to be on her own most of the time struggled to keep up. We could have done with more drinks...More

Thank Liany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a family dinner at Christmas Eve, as we have had for several years, at The Wave. Food declined in quality, but the prices remained high. Food is not exactly bad, just average (“catch of the day” - mahi-mahi for instance, can’t be caught...More

Thank tastefirst
CostaGM, General Manager at The Wave Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear 'tastefirst', I am very sorry to read about the experience you had at the Christmas Eve dinner.Service as well as the overall guest experience is extremely important to us and if we fell short in any way, we would like the opportunity in making...More

Reviewed 17 December 2017

This is a beautiful restaurant in the Costa d' Este hotel . Six of us enjoyed a very nice dinner here. All the meals were very good. The coffee rubbed Black Angus skirt steak, fresh catch of the day( they offered 4 fish on this...More

Thank Stephen O
CostaGM, General Manager at The Wave Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Stephen O, Well now I'm hungry! That was a great breakdown of our new menu at The Wave Kitchen & Bar. The Cuban dishes you find under the Estefan Kitchen Favorites section are always crowd favorites. And the Estefans read these reviews so they'll be...More

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willypickle
1 November 2016|
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Response from marinedermdoc | Reviewed this property |
I feel that there are better locations for such. If you enjoy good music, good food and a booth that is cozy with candlelight...Maison Martinique upstairs.
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Nicole M
30 July 2015|
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Response from Tony P | Reviewed this property |
It is not Ocean side dinning, however it is poolside view dinning and at night it is beautiful.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3244 Ocean Dr, Vero Beach, FL 32963-1956
    (Bouganvillia Lane)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Vero Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 772-410-0100
  • E-mail
Description
~Simple, Savory, Seaside~ The Wave Kitchen & Bar, offers an ocean-front dining space with amazing views of the Atlantic. The restaurant offers a menu directly sourced from local farmers, fishermen and artisanal purveyors. The Wave concept was designed to offer a dining experience similar to what one would encounter at a hospitable and cozy dinner party at a friend’s home with generous attention to detail. The open kitchen and customizable selections aim to engage guests.The Wave will also feature select Cuban specialties developed by Costa’s owners,Emilio and Gloria Estefan,form their Estefan Kitchen cookbook.
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