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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
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“paella” (49 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (16 reviews)
“plantains” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, American, Latin, Cuban, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££££
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3244 Ocean Dr, Vero Beach, FL 32963-1956
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Reviewed 17 April 2016

Tropical atmosphere very upscale great bar variety of drinks.The paella is the real thing.Calamari and all fish are delicious.Staff very knowledgable.More

Thank erichard2016
CostaGM, General Manager at The Wave Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2016

erichard2016 Thank you for the review of The Wave Kitchen & Bar. The calamari we have here is one of my personal favorites. Not to mention the delectable paella available every night but made fresh in front of your eyes on Thursdays. Looking forward to...More

Reviewed 17 April 2016

Big hype because of the owners, but nothing spectacular in the restaurant either with the food or service. The bar is the place to be with friendly bartenders.More

Thank Castellammare
CostaGM, General Manager at The Wave Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2016

Castellammare Thank you for the honest review of your time at The Wave Kitchen & Bar. You will be happy to learn that our new Executive Chef will be releasing an entirely new menu soon. Until then, we look forward to seeing you at the...More

Reviewed 16 April 2016

My wife and i went to the Wave for a special evening. The first meal was average, I couldn't eat it. The manager ask me about the meal and I said I didn't like it. They sent me another and I ate part and didn't...More

Thank MikeWebb219
CostaGM, General Manager at The Wave Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2016

MikeWebb219 Thank you for giving us two tries at The Wave Kitchen & Bar. We are sorry to hear that it didn't live up to your expectations. We are creating a new menu which will be released soon. We hope you will visit us again...More

Reviewed 3 April 2016

We had two delicious meals at the The Wave during our stay in Vero Beach last month, including dinner and Easter brunch. It is a gorgeous restaurant and though we mostly stuck with seafood (because we can't get fresh seafood in the midwest where we...More

Thank rachelinsf
CostaGM, General Manager at The Wave Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2016

rachelinsf Thank you so much for the five star review of your time at The Wave Kitchen & Bar. While our seafood is as fresh as it gets and served by an equally impressive staff, we are sure you will love your Cuban dishes created...More

Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

I am sure I've reviewed this place before, and I am sure it was a glowing review in the past... Not so this time. The food was all pretty boring actually. The chips that came with the ceviche were flaccid, the Peruvian and Ahi tuna...More

Thank daytrippermarie
CostaGM, General Manager at The Wave Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2016

daytrippermarie Happy anniversary! Thank you for choosing to celebrate with The Wave Kitchen & Bar. We are thrilled that we were able to join you in the happy night. We are sorry to hear that your expectations were not met. Please reach out to Ashely...More

Reviewed 27 March 2016

We decided to pop in last night for an after dinner cocktail and happen to sit at the bar. Chad was immediatly getting our order with a little bit about him. He was very attentive and made a really good Old Fashioned. Even though it...More

Thank Heather S
CostaGM, General Manager at The Wave Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2016

Heather S We are happy to be your new go-to bar! By now, you know all about the Fire Pit and the amazing hand crafted cocktails. We hope you also join us for Sunday Brunch and Mojito Monday! Sincerely, Chad Olson General Manager

Reviewed 26 March 2016

The chef saved the night with good food. The staff let him down by not paying attention to service. The staff WAS completely pleasant. The night we went our server told us we could buy a bottle of wine at half price. We were pleasantly...More

Thank Gayle V
CostaGM, General Manager at The Wave Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2016

Gayle V Thanks for your honest feedback detailing your experience at The Wave Kitchen & Bar. We have shared your account with our food and beverage director so she could carry the message to her team. I have also let our chef know that you...More

Reviewed 26 March 2016

Good salads, fresh fish and light fare selections. We had breakfast and lunch here while staying at the resort

Thank Steve G
CostaGM, General Manager at The Wave Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2016

Steve G Thanks for the short and sweet review of your time at The Wave Kitchen & Bar. Happy to hear that you enjoyed our menu of delicious selections and Florida fresh fish. Looking forward to next time! Sincerely, Chad Olson General Manager

Reviewed 26 March 2016

The food and service were very good. The room is very, very noisy. Wine list is adequate but not outstanding. The ceviches are very good as well. Great location and the outdoor bar is wonderful, right on the beach.More

Thank Scott B
CostaGM, General Manager at The Wave Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2016

Scott B Thank you for the great review of The Wave Kitchen & Bar. Happy to hear that you were able to take in the sights and tastes at the Cabana Bar. It's by far my favorite facet of this resort (behind the excellent staff,...More

Reviewed 24 March 2016

There aren't a lot of places here in Vero to get Paella. Every Thursday is Paella Night here at the Wave Kitchen and Bar. Start with a cup of that great Cuban Black Bean Soup, then that great Paella. They make it several different ways...More

Thank Ron C
CostaGM, General Manager at The Wave Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2016

Ron C Thanks for the great review of Paella Night at The Wave Kitchen & Bar. On a night when you are really famished and looking to add a little something to your paella, mix it with the black bean soup. Adds a hearty touch...More

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willypickle
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.
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Nicole M
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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
US$10 - US$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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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
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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