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24223 Jefferson Ave, Saint Clair Shores, MI 48080-1521
+1 586-773-3840
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Boston, MA
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464 reviews
323 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Visited here with a large group of about 12. We had a nice little side room. The decor of the restaurant is all in a tropical theme and beachy...super cute. I had the coconut crusted chicken, which was outstanding, topped with bananas and a really yummy sauce on the side. The mashed sweet potatoes were also good. Some of the... More 

Thank Hotelsnobb
Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Overpriced and noisy. We were given a coupon to come back and order a minimum and get free drink. But the free drinks would cost the same as the minimum. I like to stick with water and lemon and lime.

Thank dethemessenger
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Food not very good here! A complete waste of money here, modest pricing low quality food, service is also marginal.

Thank Anne J
Brighton, Michigan
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71 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Had dinner with some friends and enjoyed the wait staff and the food served. I highly recommend this establishment.

Thank Pappyq4
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

We have gone here quite a few times. I recommend the Chicken Bibb salad or the Mermaid pasta. They are a little pricier but worth it.

Thank Amanda C
Detroit, Michigan
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Great atmosphere, across the street from Lake St. Clair. Extensive menu. Great seafood dishes and also great burgers. The menu offers variety for any person and a nice kids menu.

Thank Ckernen
Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
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45 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Went in there with friends. Hadn't been there in a while. We all ordered fish of some kind. It was really good and the service was good too. A little island feel to the place. Very popular along the Nautical Mile

Thank abby217
Macomb, Michigan
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84 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

This was our first time. Everything from wait staff to food was great except my daughters steak tips were bloody even tho we said well done and the meat had a weird smell to it.

Thank Nevzeta V
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

We havent been back to waves in a while because of our last visit the food and service was terrible, but after trying to get into mikes on the water, after being on the boat all day, we were starving and mikes had an hour wait! So I asked my daughter where she wanted to go, she said: Waves, (because... More 

Thank Dan S
Sterling Heights, Michigan
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186 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

While I cannot say anything bad about this place, it did not stick out in my mind as the best place to eat either. Service was good, food was average, outdoor seating rather tight but great location

Thank teresa5993

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
American, Seafood, Caribbean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24223 Jefferson Ave, Saint Clair Shores, MI 48080-1521
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Saint Clair Shores
  • Phone Number: +1 586-773-3840
A Nautical Mile Treasure & Established Vacation Spot Since 1997. Featuring some of the Island's favorite dishedin a warm island setting. We hope you enjoy your islandexperience at Waves.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?