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Waves on the Beach

$$ - $$$
Seafood, Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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Ksk 2 1N Long Island Dr, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
+61 3 9770 0000
Today
11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have been here a number of times and have enjoyed the experiences. The food and service is excellent and prices are reasonable. The location is on the beach so lunch on the balcony on a nice day is memorable.Dinner at night is also good and the wine list is quite extensive and well priced.

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Thank Rod L
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The heading says it all. Can be a little noisy but pleasant suroundings . Food adquate and enjoyable.

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Thank Arrowhead11
Melbourne, Australia
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65 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My boyfriend took me here on a nice dinner. We sat inside because it was cold but we were sat by the window to watch the sun set. The view over the beach is stunning, and really special when the sun is going down. I had the seafood chowder and it was divine, we then shared the dessert platter -... More 

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1 Thank Jessica W
Somerville, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had pulled pork sliders, seafood paella, moroccan salad & chips. YUM Great spot & views. I reckon we will be back 😊

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1 Thank Lesley B
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been here for lunch many times and Waves never disappoints. The view is to die for, menu is delicious, staff are really friendly and efficient and the coffees great. The only downside is you have to pay Frankston City Council a few bucks each hour for the parking. We love Waves, they rate a 10/10for me 😊

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1 Thank frappas2
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great night out. Weather allowed us to dine in comfort looking out onto the beach. Food great. Loved the salmon for the main meal and the lemon curd tart for dessert. Husband enjoyed the chicken for main meal and three layered chocolate mousse for dessert. Would go again for a special occasion. Not too pricey.

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1 Thank John R
Melbourne, Australia
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58 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On a sunny Wednesday afternoon a group of 7 friends gathered for a catch-up lunch at Waves. We were given a table outside on the deck overlooking the beach, which was just perfect. We found the service to be efficient, accomodating and friendly and although the restaurant was busy we felt in no way under pressure to leave at the... More 

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1 Thank Jill H
Mt Eliza, Australia
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best dining experience with an awesome view of the ocean and the food is superb. I would suggest booking ahead though. The staff is excellent and accommodating

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1 Thank Barbaratimmermans1
Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have given this restaurant a few chances being locals in the hope that maybe they were having a "bad day" but we are never going back there again! Had a family dinner one night, there was a long hair in my daughters food! She discovered it in the food have way into the meal - yuck. On another occasion... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place, gets better each time i visit. Great service, great food at reasonable prices and great view. Highly recommend and I'll be back. Had dessert tonight - great variety, loved what we had, passionfruit cheesecake and the chocolate walnut cake.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$26
Cuisine
Seafood, Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:30
Monday
11:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ksk 2 1N Long Island Dr, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Mornington Peninsula  >  Frankston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9770 0000
Description
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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