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Waldo's at the Driftwood

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
3150 Ocean Dr, Vero Beach, FL 32963-1954
+1 772-231-7091
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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3150 Ocean Dr, Vero Beach, FL 32963-1954
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Waldo’s is on our “must do” list every time we come to Vero! The food is consistently wonderful, the service is top notched and the Driftwood is always enjoyable to walk through. Each of us loved our rum bucket, and we shared the Dolphin Fingers...More

Thank Ann B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've eaten here 3 times. Everything I have eaten gas been excellent. They have a band play almost every night. You can walk right on to the beach and into the ocean. One of my favorite places to hang out in Vero beach.

Thank eric d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is surprising when a restaurant with a long history (dating back to the 1940's) has only average food. It has a quirky rustic bar atmosphere, which is fine, if the food is good. We had the Travelers Shrimp, which has three of their types...More

Thank longtimetravelpro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fish tacos were awful on a hard taco shell. Cajun fish sandwich- fish done to perfection then thrown on a cold sub bun when in fact should be in a toasted bun. Go figure!

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch here. Ask to sit along the rail close to the beach. We had the blackened fish tacos and the peel and eat shrimp. The food was good and the service was quick.

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Please understand my review is based on experience. I know beach atmosphere, I grew up near one. I was staying in the resort for a couple of days and did not feel like going far for dinner. I went downstairs to Waldos and ordered a...More

Thank Radrev
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Wow was this place ever Cool!!!! Service was excellent! Food Outstanding, Value was great. Scenery was just what a beach lover asks for!!! Outdoor dining right on the ocean, the facility is all made out of driftwood and fascinating artifacts found from all over. This...More

Thank paradisekey
Lee O, General Manager at Waldo's at the Driftwood, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the wonderful review and "getting us". It's our goal to have visitors feel like a local. Cheers

Reviewed 13 September 2017

The view of the ocean is great. The menu is very good for large appetites to small appetites. This was for a ladies lunch and every one was happy.

Thank Troy B
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Very cool bar with the best piney coladas! Right on the beach and just a cool little place to visit!

Thank Red3185
Reviewed 4 September 2017

I've visited for lunch five times. The second through fifth lunches were all great experiences, with great food, great service and a table overlooking the ocean. The Pittsburgher is a great choice for those with a hefty appetite ... burger cooked your way, piled high...More

Thank Pamela N
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Questions & Answers
12 April 2017|
Response from Lee O | Property representative |
Yes we open at 9:00 am with our brunch menu and regular menu starts at noon and we remain open till 9:00 pm
13 March 2017|
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Response from Lee O | Property representative |
Thank you for the question regarding the pool. The pool is for the use of registered hotel guest only. But we do have ocean and beach access.
8 March 2017|
Response from Lee O | Property representative |
Yes for parties of 6 or more. Phone is 7722317091
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3150 Ocean Dr, Vero Beach, FL 32963-1954
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Vero Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 772-231-7091
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Waldo's located in th historic Driftwood Resort, inside and ocean front dining. Come find out why we are "THE LAST OF THE GREAT AMERICAN HANG OUTS"
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