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Waves on the Beach

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

Booked about 2 weeks ago mentioned that it was our anniversary and that we would like a table inside at the front. Yes all good I'll make a note of that. On arrival, oh yes here is your table (in the back blocks) I made mention of our phone call only to be told that there are no notes. I... More 

Thank Judals2014
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

What a shame great location absolutely disgusting food, we were unable to eat the food placed before us, how can they feed people with this sort of poor quality food. The bread roll was like a defrosted sponge. Staff agreed.

Thank Margaret C
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner at Waves last night. Staff were very lovely (except for one - a simple smile would have improved that) and the location is great! Our entrees were very yummy - samosas and calamari. And a big mention to the ICE COLD wine and beer. It sure does make a drink so much better when it's super cold!... More 

Thank Kelly H
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined here for an impromptu family dinner as we have had good experiences in the past. Although the food was delicious, the wait for service was quite long as was the delivery of our meals. The pasta servings were small but the 450g rib eye was more than enough. We had the shared dessert platter which was an excellent... More 

Thank SapphireGirl
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great meal on the beach , relaxing and casual.Nice vibrant atmosphere ensures a good day out. genuine old fashioned service really appreciated.

1 Thank Robert12z
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and service are excellent, the prices are very reasonable, Make sure you get a table on the balcony as the view is exceptional. We always enjoy going there.

1 Thank janellelong
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A favourite of ours. Consistently delicious. Great view. Nice atmosphere. friendly staff. Been here a few times.

1 Thank Suz2573
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196 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a lovely lunch at this restaurant. It is a busy restaurant with limited seats. Making a booking would ensure that you get a seat. The food is lovely and the staff were friendly and helpful. There's a good selection of food at reasonable prices. Well worth a visit.

Thank Jewlzcee
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice setting, fantastic service but food lacked flavour. Paella was warm and oysters were cold. Fairly busy but good vibes

Thank David P
Melbourne, Australia
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93 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always get a great meal here and rarely is there not fantastic specials. Service can be a little lax at times. We went for lunch while on xmas hols with a few friends and had a lovely meal. Desert was odd and we couldn't work out the issue until tasting the coulis and it had been mistakenly made with salt... More 

Thank Sharon M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$27
Seafood, Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
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: Ksk 2 1N Long Island Dr, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Mornington Peninsula  >  Frankston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9770 0000
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?