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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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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“paella” (55 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (16 reviews)
“plantains” (14 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Seafood, American, Latin, Cuban, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
3244 Ocean Dr, Vero Beach, FL 32963-1956
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here one night on our vacation. We stayed at the hotel and it was very convenient. Service was outstanding! Food was good. Pretty expensive, but you get what you pay for in an upscale restaurant. Great steak! Again, outstanding service by our waiter.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Checked in Costa d’Este with our elderly parents and when dinner time arrived we walked into The Wave Kitchen & Bar The staff is amazingly professional and friendly Made it easy for us by getting us a comfortable spot (for our special needs) For our...More

Thank Shy E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has a warm and friendly vibe, and a very attentive waitstaff. The food is very well prepared. They do have a happy hour and early bird three - course specials in the “off” Season - just not together. Happy hour is at the...More

Thank aljora
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved it. They make our 20 yrs. anniversary a delicious one! Amazing food and staff are great. Highly recommended.

Thank denisemnegron24
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Our annual girls trip really enjoyed this location. Service was perfect along with having the same table. Each waitress treated us great. We had the endless champagne/Bloody Mary brunch on a Sunday & WOW! The Paella is delicious for dinner & I chose the Cuban...More

Thank Patricia W
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

We had high expectations but were disappointed at the quality-of food & service. Our medium steaks were served on cute boards with individual hibachi grills which over cooked our steaks - Inedible. The tostones cup with ropa vieja was also old and chewy. On a...More

Thank LizzWie
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

The food was underwhelming. We tried several menu items and I would not return based on the food alone. Additionally it took forever to get the food out… our service was excellent but unfortunately the food just lacked.More

Thank Kristin R
CostaGM, General Manager at The Wave Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Dear 'Kristin R', I am sorry to hear that your meal was not enjoyable. At your convenience and to help us improve, please contact ether Ashley Neese, our Food & Beverage Director, at aneese@costadeste.com, or myself to share the specifics of where we fell short....More

Reviewed 30 June 2018

We experienced breakfast and dinner here during our one night stay in the Costa D'Este and if you plan to eat here do yourself a favor and stay at the hotel too. You won't be sorry. The food and the service here are excellent. We...More

Thank HollyA
Reviewed 16 June 2018

We have eaten here many times before and each time is amazing. The staff is attentive, smart, considerate and on point. Dru is a great waiter and knows his stuff. Each meal we order, whether it breakfast, lunch (outside by pool or on beach) is...More

Thank spirocarol
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

We only ate breakfast here, but the very professional, tall, slim middle-aged man who waited on us for breakfast (our only meal here) made our day. It's not easy after a fairly busy holiday weekend for a slow Tuesday morning but he was cheerful to...More

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27 February 2018|
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Response from Michael P | Reviewed this property |
I agree, the Wave is definitely not what you'll want for buffet
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.
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
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
Bar scene, Scenic view, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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
~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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