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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

Went on a Monday evening and was almost empty when we got there but not for long. The view of the sunset was superb. Service food and drink all excellent.Probably one of the few restaurants in Frankston with such a high standard. If we visit...More

Thank Maxim3m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Coming from NSW, what we found most interesting about the Mornington Peninsula was the lack of development on pretty much all the beaches - shops & cafes where either across the road or in most cases a few minutes inland. We liked this and the...More

Thank richaus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Watching the sunset as you enjoy a delicious meal is one of life's greatest pleasures. I was stuck on what to have but the waitress was confident to offer her opinion. The eye fillet was excellent and cooked to a perfect medium rare as ordered....More

Thank Annette H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For us it was a cool Monday night. Parking was easy travel from and to Dandenong via Eastlink. The staff was welcoming and food supplied was generous and pleasant . There is a good variety. Don’t expect a cheap eat but do expect to enjoy...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch at Waves on the Beach. It is set right on the Waterfront and, on a pleasant day like today, it was terrific to sit out on the deck, enjoying the very good food, the great service and the views of the bay...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a girls lunch here the restaurant it’s self was fantastic and food if and when you get it was good, but that’s where it ends. The staff were so rude, screwed up our order and when we said this isn’t what we ordered,...More

2  Thank Skip W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Some colleagues brought me here for my leaving lunch and it didn't disappoint. It was an unusually warm Friday afternoon and I couldn't think of a better place to have a lovely lunch with friends, watching the sunshine and people and pups playing in the...More

Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 14 September 2017

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

Thank Pudens
Reviewed 3 September 2017 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 3 September 2017

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
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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
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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