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Waves on the Beach

2/1N Long Island Dr., Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
+61 3 9770 0000
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Mediterranean, Seafood, Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2/1N Long Island Dr., Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly and helpful service, pleasant and cozy surrounds and most important of all - really nice food and great value for money.

Thank Pudens
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have eaten here about 6-7 times and never ever struck a meal that was less than a 9/10. Service is friendly and efficient and the outlook is gorgeous. I was also impressed with the acoustics of the place and the fact that conversation with my...More

Thank johnnoshungry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dropped on a very busy Saturday afternoon for lunch. The staff found us a table when someone cancelled. Meal was exceptional and the service was excellent. Beautiful location on the beach. Highly recommend this place.

Thank GeoffreyGardiner
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right on the beach, great food well presented high class meals, at a very affordable quaint restaurant, with a relaxed atmosphere The vies to die for 180 degrees of the bay, with a deck for the summer days/nights to enjoy a cocktail if not a...More

1  Thank 523travelbug
Reviewed 10 August 2017

It's very popular because it's in the heart of Frankston and right on the beach. The view is really good. But the food, although consistent, is a bit pedestrian.

Thank Janet S
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I have been to Waves a number of times and found it to be very versatile. Whether a full on meal, for both lunch or dinner, or selecting from the lunch specials menu which is very great value. And so far the food has never...More

Thank wendy_lynette
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We (2) only dropped in for a starter, a glass of wine and a dessert with coffee, before the lunch crowds arrived - the service was friendly, the food fresh and the dessert portions were decent, tasty and beautifully presented. This place must be doing...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely dinner with my wife. Great service, great food, extensive menu so there's something for everyone. We had the cazzamaza, arancini and bruschetta for entree. All were pretty awesome! Seafood platter for 2 for mains. Finished everything without wanting more. Great size platter...More

Thank Ravejet
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We visited on a week night for ease of parking, and chose an indoor table near the windows which still gave us a lovely view of the sunset. We decided on one of the house specials for our meal and it was delicious, worth a...More

Thank smwright2017
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Very friendly staff, very attentive and chatty. The entree we had was the garlic loaf, it was much more than we expected and just delicious!! Main meals nice also. Nice ambience with dimmed lights.

Thank Amy G
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Bella S
29 July 2017|
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Response from j0hnty47 | Reviewed this property |
I avoid wheat and found options at this restaurant. The staff were very helpful and attentive to our needs
17 January 2017|
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Response from Nathan J | Property representative |
Hi Liza - thanks for your question. The dress code is casual - the only rule is that you cannot be shoeless and must wear a top i.e. no swimwear, men topless in board shorts etc... Cheers - Nathan
7 January 2015|
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Response from DeniseK1957 | Reviewed this property |
Waves is only a restaurant and is on land not the water
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2/1N Long Island Dr., Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Mornington Peninsula  >  Frankston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9770 0000
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OVERVIEW Hidden away on the beach with stunning views over Port Philip Bay, Waves on the Beach offers an amazingly picturesque dining experience. Built in 2004 on one of the most unique locations in Mornington Peninsula, Waves has won numerous awards and been featured on various travel and lifestyle programs. We were recently voted by Dimmi diners as the Top 100 Regional Restaurants in Australia. There is plenty of parking of parking right outside our door and we are open 7 days, 11am till late (kitchen closes from 3:30pm-5:30pm). OUR VENUE Whether it's a casual meal with friends, a romantic dinner or a group function, everything at Waves has been designed to create a relaxed, casual seaside dining experience. Our interior has an easy, coastal feel with comfortable furniture, letting the ocean take centre stage. On warmer days the outdoor balcony dining area is opened to allow the sea breeze to flow through. OUR MENU Our team of chefs have created a broad selection of flavoursome and satisfying meals that complement the relaxed, coastal feel of the venue. We make sure there is always plenty of variety on our menu, along with a daily specials board, which also showcases our fish of the day. Furthermore, we have lunch specials, dedicated vegetarian and gluten-free menus and sharing options. OUR PRODUCE & WINE Our chefs take great pride in sourcing local, fresh produce, based on seasonality and keeping everything reasonably priced. We are constantly updating our menu - so make sure to keep checking in by clicking on the menu tab. All our wines are hand-picked and blind-tasted by our team, led by our sommelier. We specialise in boutique wineries and also have vegan, organic, biodynamic and sulfite-free wines options.
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