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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” (53 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (16 reviews)
“plantains” (16 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
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 July 17, 2016 via mobile

A nice small and inviting restaurant inside the Coste D'Este Resort right on Vero Beach. Place has live music and good food. We came as a big party and had to wait for about an hour to be seated but, we found the poolside bar...More

Thank Seramop
CostaGM, General Manager at The Wave Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2016

Seramop Thanks for joining us at The Wave Kitchen & Bar. Glad we were able to accommodate your party. It's always fun when the whole crew comes along. And to start the evening with drinks at the Cabana Bar...even better!! Hope to see you all...More

Reviewed July 12, 2016

Loved this hotel and the restaurant did not disappoint. The food was delicious and the restaurant featured an interesting menu. Nice cocktails, not the usual tiny glasses that many places serve. Fair prices only thing missing was a more appealing atmosphere for dinner, perhaps even...More

Thank 1flyfirstclass
CostaGM, General Manager at The Wave Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2016

1flyfirstclass Thanks for the great review! Funny enough, we just recently decided to remove the table cloths from the dining room during dinner service. It's interesting to hear your reaction to that! We will keep it in mind should we decided to flip it back...More

Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed our dinner. Shell was an exceptional waitress. Reservations for booth and time were meet to our satisfaction !More

Thank Sterling b
CostaGM, General Manager at The Wave Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2016

Sterling B Thanks for your short and sweet review of The Wave Kitchen & Bar. Happy to hear that your romantic evening was just what you were looking for. Hope to pamper you again soon! Sincerely, Chad Olson General Manager Costa d'Este Beach Resort &...More

Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

I am from Miami so hard to objectively review this Miami/Cuban inspired restaurant. I think in Vero Beach, it is a great place to eat. The restaurant probably would not actually survive in Miami. The service and food were good with hiccups. My friend did...More

1  Thank TravelingMom0713
CostaGM, General Manager at The Wave Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2016

TravelingMom0713 We would love to have you back at The Wave Kitchen & Bar next time you visit Vero Beach. We appreciate your group's patience as we rectified the small hiccup. It's kind guests and pleasant interactions that make the hospitality the best industry to...More

Reviewed July 1, 2016

The Wave Bar was a stop on a bar hopping afternoon in Vero. Upon entering,beginning in the parking lot, it is clear that this restaurant and bar caters directly to the affluent crowd who presumably stay at the resort. We just stayed for one drink...More

1  Thank Kara S
CostaGM, General Manager at The Wave Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2016

Kara S Thanks for stopping by the bar at The Wave Kitchen & Bar. Resort guests and non-guests are welcome to enjoy our indoor and outdoor as well as the beach services! We serve a full food and beverage menu to any and everyone! Hope...More

Reviewed June 29, 2016

We are never disappointed dining at The Wave. We especially enjoy the seafood quesadillas and cuban sandwich. Sometimes we prefer to sit beach side and enjoy our meals over looking the ocean. The house mojito is always in order. The out of town family and...More

Thank veroholmgirl
CostaGM, General Manager at The Wave Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2016

veroholmgirl Thanks for being such a true fan of Costa d'Este and The Wave Kitchen & Bar. That poolside Cabana Bar is certainly of perk of living in Vero Beach. We appreciate you being such a big supporter of us and our ownership. Sincerely, Chad...More

Reviewed June 22, 2016

Nice hotel dining. Open, airy atmosphere. They handled a Saturday walk-in very nicely. The food has a definite Cuban influence. I had paella, okay but not perfect. The appetizers were excellent, ceviche and tuna tartare. On a return trip I would get the Cuban entree...More

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

Henry G Happy to hear you an enjoying our new menu at The Wave Kitchen & Bar. We absolutely recommend coming back for the Cuban dishes. Opera does too! Please write another review following your next visit to let us know how we've improved! Sincerely,...More

Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

The food was very good. The fish tacos and the mojitos are really a must have. The shrimp appetizer was superb. The salad with the green goddess dressing was so good. It is nice to have the pool and the ocean to burn off some...More

Thank LeslieFloyd
CostaGM, General Manager at The Wave Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2016

LeslieFloyd Happiest of birthdays! Glad you chose to celebrate with us at The Wave Kitchen & Bar. Glad I just ate lunch because you just listed off all of my favorite. The hazards of the job...all the delicious food!! Hoping to celebrate again next year!...More

Reviewed June 20, 2016

Was really looking forward to eating Paella on its featured night although I was a bit confused why Thursday is Paella night when prices were exactly the same as all other nights but... We ordered the traditional seafood and chorizo dish and ordered drinks expecting...More

1  Thank dorisl740
CostaGM, General Manager at The Wave Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2016

dorisl740 Thank you for the honest review of your experience at The Wave Kitchen & Bar. While these are never fun to read, we do appreciate the opportunity to learn from your remarks. Our chef would like to state that true paella does typically take...More

Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

The Cuban food was good but not great. There were about 20 black beans in each bowl, it was mostly liquid. The red snapper was average without much flavor.More

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

Ken B Thank you for your short but insightful remarks. As we roll out an entirely new menu, we appreciate all feedback to know where we can grow. Looking forward to reading your next review to let us know how we've improved! Sincerely, Chad Olson...More

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willypickle
October 31, 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
July 29, 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
$10 - $30
Meals
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
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Romantic, Scenic view, Business meetings, Bar scene
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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