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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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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Seafood, American, Latin, Cuban, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
3244 Ocean Dr, Vero Beach, FL 32963-1956
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ropa Vieja was very good. Fried yucca and black beans were some of the best we ever has. Only disappointment was the roast pork wasn't available which I was looking forward to having. Would definitely return.

Thank Lori G
Reviewed 3 days ago

Friday night at the Wave Kitchen and Bar at Costa d'Este here on the beach in Vero Beach. For those of you who don't know this property is owned by Gloria Estefan and her husband. Paella is a complete meal in a pan. One of...More

Thank Ron C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Gloria Estefan's recipes are the best! Love the many Cuban choices on the menu! Also, the bar is so pretty and has a super bartender!

Thank William C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were visiting Vero Beach and were guests of the excellent Costa D'Este Resort, so naturally we spent some time here at The Wave Kitchen & Bar. Now, we didn't ever dine formally in the restaurant because we had such a blast...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The chef is excellent, if like seafood try the paella for two. DELICIOUS!!!! Love the Steak and eggs breakfast.. Have not had a bad meal in this place ever. The bar is great to just sit for a relaxing drink and snack..

Thank Tony P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at Costa d'Este after finding no power at our home from the hurricane. We stopped for drinks in the bar. John, the bartender was personable and a great conversationalist. We met another couple and ate and drank for several hours. What a great...More

Thank Ajoy2b
Reviewed 3 September 2017

The food in this restaurant is a festival of flavors, the chef and the sub chef of this place are excellent, the dishes are delicate, the way they decorates and the taste spectacular. The waiters and host of the restaurant were very friendly, attentive to...More

1  Thank tanianiurka
CostaGM, General Manager at The Wave Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

tanianiurka Thank you for your review of The Wave Kitchen & Bar. Knowing that your total experience, from food to ambiance and decor to service, exceeded your expectations makes all this hard work worth it. We look forward to your next stay with us! Sincerely,...More

Reviewed 12 August 2017

We had a wonderful dining experience and the food, wine and service were excellent. We might have even seen Gloria Estefan and her husband there and wish we would have approached them. Maybe next time because we will definitely return there. Miriam TMore

1  Thank miriamsergio520
CostaGM, General Manager at The Wave Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

miriamsergio520, Don't we all wish we had Gloria Estefan singing to us over her favorite dishes in one of her favorite places? If only! Until then, we hope you join us again at The Wave Kitchen & Bar for another visit. Sincerely, Chad Olson General...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017

Dinner overlooking the pool and beachfront. Modern decor and menu offers a variety of entrees from the sea and land. Chef specials are offered as well. Children are welcome with a kid friendly menu. A must for dining enjoyment.

Thank Joyce M
CostaGM, General Manager at The Wave Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Joyce M, We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and hope that you are able to join us at Costa d'Este Beach Resort & Spa again soon. We promise to deliver that same great view! Sincerely, Chad Olson General Manager

Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is inside Costa D'este Resort. We had food by the pool when stating at the resort. The food is good and drinks are great as well. Prices are on the high side.

Thank Dena R
CostaGM, General Manager at The Wave Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dena R, Thank you for your review of our poolside service, we look forward to welcoming you back in the future and hope you will come in to the wave for dinner! Sincerely, Chad Olson General Manager

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Questions & Answers
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, 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
View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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