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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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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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07:00 - 22:00 Hours
Seafood, American, Latin, Cuban, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
3244 Ocean Dr, Vero Beach, FL 32963-1956
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Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Eating at the wave on numerous occasions. Found the food to be of good quality and the service to be professional and courteous. However not so much today. Upon being served with our menu we were told that the fish special of the day was...More

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CostaGM, General Manager at The Wave Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Thanks for the feed back from your recent meal at the Wave as well as for being a loyal and regular guest! I am sorry that we ran out of the salmon on the night you were in. Our salmon truly is spectacular and might...More

Reviewed 25 January 2018

nice view, easy parking, the service was excellent, the food not so good, needed better seasoning. Ordered Cuban food and as a Cuban myself it was quite blend, the best was the Flan. David was a great waiter. Thank youMore

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CostaGM, General Manager at The Wave Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Dear Haydee G., I am very sorry to read that your meal was not seasoned to your liking. I hope that we will have the opportunity in the near future to make this right during your next meal with us. David and our house made...More

Reviewed 24 January 2018

My wife and I had never been to the Wave restaurant at the Costa d' Este beach resort owned by Emilio and Gloria Estefan. We thought we would try the Early Bird menu to get a feel for the place. Currently, the Early Bird dinner...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

The music, the hard working friendly and competent staff, no smoking policy, and food was always delicious.

Thank kuliaola
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a bite after our airboat ride not realizing most restaurants close between lunch and dinner in Vero Beach. This was an unexpected surprise. Good food great view.

Thank Doris D
CostaGM, General Manager at The Wave Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Doris D, We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us at The Wave Kitchen & Bar. We hope to see you again in the near future. Sincerely, Chad Olson General Manager

Reviewed 17 January 2018

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 15 January 2018

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

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CostaGM, General Manager at The Wave Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

ajones2153, Thank you for your review. We are starting to believe that chad is a superhero! We hope to welcome you back very soon. Sincerely, Chad Olson General Manager

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Reviewed 15 January 2018 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 18 January 2018

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 9 January 2018

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

Thank Guy C
CostaGM, General Manager at The Wave Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Guy C, Thank you for your comment on our breakfast, we look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Sincerely, Chad Olson General Manager

Reviewed 7 January 2018 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

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CostaGM, General Manager at The Wave Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

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

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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
31 October 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, 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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
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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