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Waves Cafe Bar and Restaurant

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Australian, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
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29 Lord Street, Port Campbell, Victoria 3269, Australia
+61 3 5598 6111
08:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stopped for dinner prior to returning to Melbourne after our GOR tour. What a wonderful find in such a small town. The restaurant was clean, service prompt and friendly, meal superb. I had crispy skin chicken breast that was perfectly cooked (not dry as can easily happen) with tasty stir fried veggies finished with a sauce that was just... More 

Thank tom9123456
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Waitress who served us was really nice. Ordered eggs on toast with a side order of bacon. Wow cost me $4.00 for the side of bacon only 1 rash of bacon which was small. Office lady comes out with menu mumbling something about who knows what think she was saying thats the price. Would never recommend this place to anyone... More 

Thank Craig M
Geelong, Australia
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73 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place was clean and staff friendly. Food was basic but good. Prices were reasonable. Had plenty of space.

Thank 5robs91
Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten at this restaurant many times now and each time has been excellent. Good food and generous proportions. The staff are friendly and the price reasonable. Always clean and you can sit at the bar for a pre dinner drink. Value for money good and a huge variety of food to choose from on the menu.

Thank Bruce B
Vancouver, Canada
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We shared the Seafood Platter for 2 for dinner. It was beautiful presented, shrimp cocktail, oyster shooters, lots of very good stuff! Must admit Waves was our only option for dinner, as everything else in town was not serving food after 9pm, but we were very impressed with the meal, and the service.

Thank jellybean360
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41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Both Savoury and sweet pancakes were outstanding both in taste and value. We were so lucky to find Waves. Then sipping a large Flat white to the sound of the surf 50 m away whilst reading the local papers in the sun. Quite Mediterranean, but better. Good friendly service.

Thank Christopher C
Central Victoria
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120 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

We were very happy with our lunch at Waves. Service was quick and friendly. Mussels were fresh and nicely prepared, perhaps lacking a little seasoning, but fine. Dory with Thai salad was very nice. Wine was good, and well priced. Restaurant was not too busy, given it was a Sunday. Overall, a good experience.

Thank Sandals246
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113 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The reviews on here are very mixed so I wasn't sure what to expect. The food was absolutely amazing, great oysters and we both had the barromundi fish as mains which was also delicious. Service was ok, 1 waitress was very friendly, the other not so much but still ok. We didn’t have to wait too long for our food... More 

Thank Andrea v
Camden, Australia
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Port Campbell unfortunately hasn't got much to offer in terms of culinary delights so we decided to try this restaurant thinking it would be reasonably good. After we had already sat down we were told they were only serving Chinese food that night and a couple of specials. It was too late to get up and walk out and the... More 

Thank Elana K
Penrith, Australia
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16 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Reviews showed it to be a good place in town, entered and were seated, upon seating the waitress notified us it was a Chinese New Year menu, a bit late by that time to leave, prices were high, food was forgotten and upon paying it was produced at the counter on a plate as if we were going to eat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$18
Australian, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Lord Street, Port Campbell, Victoria 3269, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Port Campbell
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5598 6111
  • This restaurant is at Waves

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