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24223 Jefferson Ave, Saint Clair Shores, MI 48080-1521
+1 586-773-3840
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (6 reviews)
“house salad” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
24223 Jefferson Ave, Saint Clair Shores, MI 48080-1521
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1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 11 October 2017

..and decided to try it again. The last time I was here I had a Cuban Sandwich which thought was pretty tasty. However this time around it was lacking "something" and wasnt all that flavorful. I was disappointed in my selection but will have to...More

Thank Joe P
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We go here at least once a week for a delicious meal with the whole family. Plan ahead because it always seems the kids food is last to arrive. How long for chicken tenders?? Too long. Do not sit by the bar as the vocabulary...More

Thank Parkers_Momma_48080
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Every time I dine at Waves, it is an enjoyable experience. The old is always good and tasty. I have never had a bad meal there.

1  Thank mikeloyson
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

This is NOT our 1st visit here nor will it be our last. Our waitress Rita was prompt and on top of our every need. The house dressing that she recommended FOR MY salad (Sweet Soy Vinaigrette) was AMAZING. I ordered the Seafood Paella and...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I've been going to this restaurant for years now, and recently they went through a slight remodel of the restaurant with half keeping the tiki theme and the other half utilizing a little more modern decor. I personally miss the tiki theme as it made...More

Thank Brian G
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Every time we take a trip out to St. Clair Shores, Waves is always at the top of our list for eats. Great food and drinks! The Banana Bay chicken is the best. My husband loves the Mahi Mahi. Everything we ever has was great...More

Thank Renee K
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Waves used to be a regular stop for our family. Good fare (especially seafood), including interesting appetizers, all at a reasonable price. Now, who knows why, they've gone Hawaiian with truly horrible decor and greetings of 'Aloha!' ... and every other cliche, possibly even pizza...More

2  Thank William F
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Nothing very remarkable-many regulars hog the bar seats-probably because the bartenders are pretty awesome-especially the new wave tattooed guy-he is a rock star!

1  Thank TCfallcolors
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Don't waste your time going here. The food is not good. The waitress was helpful, but service is very slow. The decor, plastic palm trees and birds of paradise, are tired and dusty!

Thank panakk
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Visited here with a large group of about 12. We had a nice little side room. The decor of the restaurant is all in a tropical theme and beachy...super cute. I had the coconut crusted chicken, which was outstanding, topped with bananas and a really...More

1  Thank Hotelsnobb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 25
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24223 Jefferson Ave, Saint Clair Shores, MI 48080-1521
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Saint Clair Shores
  • Phone Number: +1 586-773-3840
A Nautical Mile Treasure & Established Vacation Spot Since 1997. Featuring some of the Island's favorite dishedin a warm island setting. We hope you enjoy your islandexperience at Waves.
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