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About Cobalt Restaurant and Lounge - Vero Beach Hotel and Spa


American Seafood Grill, the Cobalt Restaurant and Lounge is adjacent to the Vero Beach Hotel and Spa. Located on the 1st floor with a beach front patio and fire pit. Heaton’s Reef is the charming ocean side pool bar and gazebo. Enjoy the sun and the sound of the waves on our patio with one of our signature cocktails or warm up by the fire on a cool evening. Private dining and meeting space are both available

3500 Ocean Drive
Vero Beach, FL 32963
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 11:00 am;
Lunch Daily: 11:00am - 2:00pm;
Daily: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
Brunch Saturday and Sunday: 8:00am - 2:00pm
Bar Sunday-Thursday: 9:00am until 11:00pm
Friday-Saturday: 9:00am until midnight
Happy Hour: 4:30pm-5:30pm

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(772) 469-1060

Website:
http://www.cobaltrestaurant.com/

Entertainment:
Live entertainment on Thursday - Saturday.

Catering:
Please visit our Private Dining page for special details regarding catering, private events, and special occasions.

Parking Details:
Complimentary valet parking

Executive Chef:
Daniel Traimas

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Don't forget about our daily happy hour served everyday from 4:30pm-5:30pm in the Cobalt Lounge. $3 and $4 appetizers and $5 drinks!

Private Dining

Please contact the restaurant for details.

Cobalt Restaurant and Lounge - Vero Beach Hotel and Spa Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.4

ambience

4.5

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

90% would recommend it to a friend

Scenic View (14)
Waterfront (13)
Good for a Date (8)
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Great for Outdoor Dining (7)
Special Occasion (6)
Sunday Lunch (6)
Good for Anniversaries (6)
Good for Birthdays (5)
Quiet Conversation (5)
Romantic (5)
Great for Lunch (5)
Casual (4)
Fit for Foodies (4)
Bar Seating (3)
Great for Brunch (3)
Business Meals (3)
Creative Cuisine (3)
Good for Groups (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Organic (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Neighborhood Gem (2)
Fun (1)
Healthy (1)
Live Music (1)
Worth the Drive (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
People Watching (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Seasonal (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
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vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined 2 days ago

Shrimp and Grits 5 stars !! And the chocolate turtle sundae is crazy good !

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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Food quality was good and view was amazing.

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·Dined on November 6, 2017

We sat outside, it was very pleasant. Great ambiance. Our server was appropriately attentive, professional and friendly. Food was excellent. Overall great experience

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 27, 2017

We ordered hamburgers. We waited an hour and the place was basically empty. As you would expect with 5 people the orders were a little different (well done, medium rare etc.) and they all came out the same - partially overcooked (to the point of crispy edges). I will not be back and I will not recommend.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on October 25, 2017

This our favorite restaurant in Vero hands down and still is. This is why we went their on our anniversary. BUT.... On the open table reservation, I specifically selected "anniversary" and specifically requested, because you asked, that we not be seated near small children. We were, and when reminded of our request, we were told by the hostess that table was preparing to leave. They didn't and half way through the dinner, the baby became very restless and noisy, and did not stop. We asked the manager for our check and explained our situation. She apologized and hurried our check so that we can pay and escape the noise. Not what I had in mind, not what I expect at that price point.

Tags: Waterfront, Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Very unfortunate experience on Tuesday night. When we questioned whether 1 of our salads was dressed, the argumentative response of our waiter was astonishing. It got worse when 2 of our 3 entrees was served cold and we regret that our waiters response to the salad issue intimidated us into not complaining. This dinner was for a 60th birthday celebration which was totally ruined. We have always enjoyed our meals at cobalt over the years - this experience tells us that we will not be back anytime soon.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Loved the style, ambience and food, which made for a great brunch. The service could have been more attentive and it took a while to get seated (looked like they were a bit short-staffed), but the overall experience was very positive and it's a truly great location with excellent sea views.

Tags: Scenic View, Waterfront, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Orlando)·Dined on October 21, 2017

WOW!!! What an amazing experience! Sip happy were found Cobalt on Open Table!! Sat oceanside with the crashing waves and breeze really making it nice and the restaurant is extremely nice. Our server, Kyle, was awesome... Very accommodating for our two kids! The food was incredible. The snapper that Kyle recommended, my wife loved!! Cannot say enough good things about Cobalt! Can't wait to visit Vero Beach again and come here!! Thanks for the experience

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 (Miami)·Dined on October 19, 2017

The restaurant was overall acceptable. The menu was limited but I found something I liked. It was cook nicely though served not quite as warm as I would like. The major flaw was their wine list. It was mediocre and decidedly overpriced, like as if we were in Manhattan. The wine by the glass list had just one noteworthy choice. I suspect that both lists were entirely from one distributor/supplier and composed of what they wanted to move.

Prospective clients, especially those staying in the hotel and assuming they could get a table should reserve in advance because the next night it was closed to the general population because they had sold it out to a private function. Regards,

Tags: Scenic View, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on October 15, 2017

Absolutely amazing. Our first dining experience on our honeymoon and it couldn't have been better.

Tags: Organic, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Romantic
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Food took almost 40 minutes to arrive (eggs and pancakes). :-0

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·Dined on October 10, 2017

Great service, very friendly, excellent food, wonderful ambience and a great view what more could you ask for!

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 (Tampa)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Grouper under seasoned on a bed of small white potatoes - I was very disappointed in my dinner. There was only hanger steak on menu, no ribeye or strip or filet. Our server was attentive, bringing my husband his birthday dessert to go; Very tasty chocolate cake.
Overall, I will not return.

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·Dined on October 3, 2017

Great food and service!

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vip
 (London)·Dined on October 3, 2017

A tad cold both in temperature and ambience but the food was great

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 16, 2017

The red snapper was excellent!

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vip
 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on September 3, 2017

The food was very good. I had a Tuna Tartar Salad my wife the Crab Cake Salad. Both were very tasty and fresh. Our service was good albeit a little slow however that was partially do to the fact we were seated outside and the outside sitting oceanside is wonderful. There are not too many options with good food oceanside in Vero Beach, however for a lunch salad this is a great location to visit.

Tags: Scenic View, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Casual, Quiet Conversation, Organic, Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Happy Hour
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·Dined on August 21, 2017

Excellent service and food. Special touch because we reserved on line was and order of truffle fries. Attentive servers.

Tags: Waterfront, Sunday Lunch, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on August 20, 2017

Was my daughters birthday took her for dinner. Food was good and service was good and pretty fast. Only down for me was that we chose to seat outside and was a little bit dark... but besides that everything was excellent.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Awesome experience!

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 (Orlando)·Dined on August 11, 2017

The food and service were great as always. The restaurant itself needs some work. The rain was coming into the restaurant and dripping on my husband's head and a giant palmetto bug thought he had reservations with the restaurant as well. We got married at the hotel and come to cobalt every year for our anniversary. This year was probably our least favorite overall experience, but of course we will be back next year not to ruin the tradition

Tags: Tasting Menu
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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on July 31, 2017

Cobalt is a dining gem with an ocean view! Lovely food and ambience!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 28, 2017

Best meal out in a while! Fried Green Tomato appetizer was amazingly good, as was the Horseradish Crusted Flounder.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on July 20, 2017

Exceptional service especially with a party of 9. All the orders were taken promptly with perfection. We will continue to bring our friends to enjoy the wonderful food and view.

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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on July 14, 2017

First the server, Tom, was excellent. He anticipated our needs and was available without hovering. He checked in with our table many times.
When one person dropped their knife on the floor, he heard it hit the floor and brought a new one immediately, no request necessary. Clearly a well trained professional waiter.
The food was excellent overall. The breaded flounder and pork chops with beet salad were terrific. My boneless rib-eye was good. The fried corn was fabulous.

Overall a terrific experience.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Kid-friendly, Waterfront, Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Disabled Access
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 12, 2017

Food was delicious. Service was great. Our Waitress Cathy was impeccable. One thing I do need to mention. We have been to this restaurant at least 8 times. Cathy was the first waitress to offer a complimentary Truffle Fries for lunch. She mentioned when booking through the web, they offer this for lunch or Dinner and Fruit for Breakfast. She said the reason for doing this is that Cobalt respects our time for reviewing the place after we eat, this was their thank you. I just wished they all did it. If you book through the web, please mention this. I will be back again in the fall. It's in my top 10 restaurants in Vero Beach

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 (Orlando)·Dined on July 11, 2017

Our waiter was great, Austin! Food was very good yet a little pricey.

Tags: Scenic View, Waterfront
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 (Orlando)·Dined on July 7, 2017

The food was excellent, the servers were very attentive and helpful, we usually go to the Cobalt for the happy hour and an occasional dinner. Elegant classy place.

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion, Romantic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 7, 2017

We were at Cobalt for Dinner , a few nights ago and wanted to try Lunch outside. Place is Gorgeous outside. Food was Delicious. Service was lacking. Either our waiter was too busy inside with other tables, or it was too hot for him to make some trips outside to see how we were. Especially when we saw a waitress constantly going in and and for a few tables. Looked like he did not want to be there. Totally different service from a few days ago

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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on July 5, 2017

We were celebrating our daughters birthday. We go to fine dining a lot and this menu and location for our needs and wants.

The service on the other hand was probably one of the least levels I have seen. Our server was disinterested, annoyed, not available and short with us. The thing that put our family over the edge was how he handled my daughter's birthday. We put on the reservations the day prior that we were celebrating a birthday. The day of, in the afternoon I came by the restaurant to confirm we were celebrating a special birthday and asked what they do for that. They asked for her name and assured me we were going to get a complimentary dessert of her choice with a candle she can blow out and they would write 'happy birthday and her name" on the plate.

After our less than satisfactory dinner service experience, I was most excited about her reaction when she would see her dessert with her candle. My husband ordered the dessert while we stepped away. He once again asked for a candle and the server acknowledged. When we came back the dessert was plopped down in front of her-no candle, no name written- and the server goes to walk away. When we asked him about it. He said "oh there were no candles in the back," brushed us off and walked away. I asked him again a few moments later and once again he said "there is no more candles in the back I don't know who promised you that". No apologies, no care, no compassion. Extremely disappointed.

Food was fantastic service was extremely poor.

If you are looking for a place with wonderful food and horrible service this is the place for you.

Tags: Scenic View, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Business Meals
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 3, 2017

Great Restaurant

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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on July 1, 2017

Excellent service, wonderful view and great food!

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 (Orlando)·Dined on June 24, 2017

Our server was excellent. Food was delicious and scenery was perfect. I will definately come back again. Thanks

Tags: Scenic View, Happy Hour, Good for a Date
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 (Orlando)·Dined on June 10, 2017

Nice atmosphere. Quiet. Food presentation nice. Crab cakes fair go lunch. A little overdone. Everyone in my party like their wraps and lobster roll

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on June 9, 2017

We sat outside at Cobalt last Friday and were treated to a spectacular view of the full moon. The food and service were very good. The mushroom salad was delicious!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Live Music, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Miami)·Dined on June 9, 2017

Im a local and this is my go to when the season slows down to walk in and enjoy the ocean and atmosphere. Great food. My kids love the pancakes with warm syrup. I love everything being a vegetarian they have many many options and it is all fresh and delicious.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Healthy
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 (New England)·Dined on May 29, 2017

Pretty good. Tried many of the dishes. Overall not great but consistent. Nice settings outside on terrace.

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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on May 29, 2017

Great food, excellent service and a wonderful view!

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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on May 28, 2017

Family in town

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on May 26, 2017

Wonderful meal great service one of our favorite restaurants in vero

Tags: Romantic, Fit for Foodies
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