Food and service marginal
Although it was specified in my reservation that we were celebrating our 45th wedding anniversary, no mention or acknowledgment until I brought it up at the end of the meal
Food and bar service took too long to be brought to table.
The food was delicious, the Pallea was outstanding. The down side one of our guests food was served cold & his appetizer was late. They billed our debit card twice & couldn’t do anything about it because their accounting office was closed till Monday. The phone number on their website is incorrect, so we had to drive their to discuss our problem. Not sure if we will return
Lovely server.,Warm and friendly excellent service. Food wonderful.
Excellent food. Even better service. Could get noisy.
Will definitely return.
Our waitress was absolutely divine but the noise level was ridiculous and the food uneatable.
As soon as we sat at our table we felt as if we were in a school cafeteria because of the noise level. Impossible to carry a conversation with people sitting next to us.
The food was extremely salty and over cooked (meat and fish) and it was impossible to identify the flavors beside the salt.
It was not our first time there but definitely the most disappointing one.
The restaurant is so loud we couldn't hear each other talk. To make matters worse - they had a guitar player with a speaker - who thought he was in-concert - vs: background music! All the tables around him moved or left.
In addition - I requested a booth - didn't get it. I said it was a special occasion - Birthday ---- nothing was said or prepared. We all had headaches - so couldn't wait to leave.
On a positive note - the Paella was fantastic - we all had it! So was the avocado salad - superb!
We are locals - and we will never go back again!
The noise level has become intolerable at The Wave. It sounds as though an ongoing riot is in progress, mercilessly pounding down on every table. Even when our table of 6 shouted our conversations to one another, we could not hear. Dinner became an endurance test. And our server pretty much disappeared once our order was taken. We badly needed our water glasses refilled, but no help ever appeared. The food is OK, the prices not moderate, so it's not worth the trouble. Gloria Estefan: buy some carpeting, wall padding, other sound-absorbing textiles to make this place a desirable place to dine & socialize. Right now, it's torture being there.
Very good food, bath very noise
Birthday!!! Had a wonderful time!!
We visit this special restaurant whenever we are in Vero Beach. It's a great place to eat and the waitstaff goes the extra mile!
My wife and I had the Lobster Paella for 2 and it was fantastic. Everything in it, the lobster, mussels, clams, scallops and chorizo were cooked to perfection. Best dish I've had in a long time. It was our 32nd wedding anniversary, and the staff gave us a very special dessert to celebrate the occasion. In my opinion, this is the best seafood restaurant in Vero Beach.
David was a great waiter and made it an awesome experience!
We have been to the Sunday Brunch quite often with all in the party totally satisfied with food and service - but this experience was really off. The primary problem was with service. Our server was MIA and non attentive. We had to ask for everything - the menus were left on the table way too long, and finished plates left on the table too long. After I asked for the check - 20 minutes later, I didn't have it and she was serving a large group, so had to ask Management for help Foodwise, my husband's appetizer of baked oysters served not hot enough - whose fault?? My eggs benedict - looked when served as it had been sitting too long in the kitchen - not good and English muffin burned. - overall - we were served by the B team and food from kitchen so so Normally a Great Experience - Not this time.
Server was amaaaazing!! I can’t recall her name- I think Amal—
But she is gorgeous Lebanese young lady that really made the evening perfect!!
This was Paella Night - so we indulged with the lobster paella - outstanding and so flavorful. For apps we had the tuna tartare - again the combo of flavors were delicious. we shared the burrata w/serrano ham/arugula salad - -it is wonderful choice - . Our server is wonderful - Amal -
Deafening noise level. Understaffed and terrible service, as a result. We waited 30 minutes for wine and a cocktail , and our salads arrived before the beverages did.
Serverers seemed lost Drinks came 30 minutes after they were ordered (and we needed to ask wherr they were to get them. Server had very limited knowledge of the menu also. There was a young lady in charge but she was not watching everything. Probably the type of person who reacts to problems instead of anticipating them.
We dine here frequently and always enjoy the experience. Excellent food and very attentive staff.
I am not sure if our server was having a bad day or was responsible for too many tables. We had to wait, and wait.
The food was terrific, many of us had the special, Pompano, amazing.
We went on 3/15 or lunch, excied to try authentic Cuban food at Gloria Estefan's restaurant, The Wave. Although only about 5 tables were occupied, our server seemed very disinterested in our presence. We had to ask for a drink menu, and she delivered the tab without asking if we wanted dessert - or anything else. I had to walk over to where she seemed fascinated by folding napkins to get her attention. My sister loved the fish tacos and yhe portiio was impressive. However, the wagyu steak house special didnt seem like wagyu I've had, and while tasty it was as tough as a flip flop. Also, I can make a better mojito. The Ocean Grill, on the other hand is just a short walk down the street, where we ate earlier in the week, had prompt, friendly, professional service, delicious food and awesome cocktails. No wonder The Wave was deserted. We felt bad for Gloria.
We have become addicted to the Sunday Brunch here - our server, Amal is wonderful - she takes care of you. The food was again great. My daughter and I had the special raw bar of cooked shrimp and raw oysters as an appetizer - great my husband had the baked oysters, this kitchen's version of a n oysters Rockefeller -for entrees - we had the Cuban Benedict, the traditional Benedict, and a special hamburger w/ mangeo cheese respectively - all cooked perfectly - my granddaughter, 7, had the French toast ala dulce w/bacon she loved it.
Fantastic service and the quality of the food is always right on!
This restaurant is just way too noisy. The food is just OK.
We came for "Steak Night" - which is only on Wednesdays - had a great meal, both for food and service. Our server, Lisa very efficient and attentive - I had the tuna tartare appetizer - delicious flavor combo with top grade ahi tuna. My husband had the misto ceviche which he said was likewise delicious. Our daughter had the steamed mussels which were rich in a garlicky, white wine broth. As part of Steak Night, we all opted for the Wedge Salad - very good. For entrees we all had the Strip Steak served on an extremely hot stone with mashed potatoes, watercress and your choice of sauce - a demi glaze or chimichurra we all three loved our dishes. Our granddaughter, 7, loves the child's plaintain, rice and black bean plate - again it was done perfectly. Steak Night also means 1/2 price on certain bottles of really good wine - Great food and service restaurants - one of the very best in Vero Beach.
All four of us had great meals and everything was served hot all at the same time.
Would definitely recommend to my friends and others. Look forward to going back.
This is a great Sunday Brunch experience - traditional brunch choices such as eggs Benedict or smoked salmon omelet along with those with a Cuban twist, Cuban eggs Benedict. If you are not inclined toward breakfast items; they offer there regular lunch menu. best of all, there is a great add-on - all u want fresh oysters on the half shell and shrimp bar - also Great Bloody Marys!
Way too loud - the food is good but menu does not change. Servers are decent but do not go if you remotely want to have a conversation. It’s ridiculously loud to the point of being uncomfortable. We were with friends visiting from out of town and we could not even have a converasation. Skipped dessert and coffee to have it at home so we could talk there. Very frustrating!
We were able to get a table when most other high end restaurants in town were already booked. We had a wonderful drink in the bar before dinner. Dinner was excellent and the service was great. Will be returning soon.
I have only a single complaint, and I won't lose any sleep over this. When I booked the reservation, I added that this was our anniversary, our 46th. Not a mention was made of this before, during, or after the meal was completed and the check was paid. Otherwise, my wife and I loved the restaurant, the service, and the food.
Dining as a couple. Offered table by the door - distant from the main dining area. Asked for the vacant table ‘in’ the room . “Someone has reserved that.” On way out asked to reserve a table for later in week. “You can’t reserve a table!” Make up your mind Megan. O.K. Will put in a request for near the window. “O.K.” Email confirmation states “not near the bar.” I give up. Cancel and eat at Tides instead.
Dave excellent. Food perfect.
Very loud. Not a place for a romantic dinner but a great place for friends and family to gather.
While the food was good, my first visit here was much better. Our waitress really didn't care about checking back with us until it was time for the bill. There was a "bus person" who took our plates away without asking and one person was far from done with their meal. She was also rather rude when we asked her to wait. But the real problem was that the restaurant is so noisy that we could not even talk at our table. All of the surfaces are hard, people were literally screaming to hear one another so we just looked at one another, didn't order wine, didn't order dessert, just ate our entrees and left as soon as possible. I won't go back.
Food and service good and efficient.Noise level untolable LOULD
We enjoyed the barbecue shrimp and the calamari. The scallops are the best I have tasted!
Have been eating here for few years service is outstanding and food always good
Food was cold for both of us, had to send it back. Cooks not paying attention, dad.
Delicious! We ate at Wave each day during our stay at the hotel. The food was always terrific. The noise level was deafening during dinner and we had to shout at each other to hear but during the day it was much quieter. Overall great.
Good food, friendly service, always good.
We have dined at the wave kitchen many times and were sorely disappointed this time. We went for brunch. My husband and I ordered quiche. When the waitress arrived with our dishes, we were astonished as the quiche was the size of a cookie and cost around $15. Because we were with other guests, we didn’t say anything but had we been alone we would have. Wave kitchen should be ashamed of themselves for serving such a small portion for that amount of money.