Restaurant Spotlight

Waves on Main: Welcoming the Fall Season with a Weekend of Live Music and Classic Cuisine

Castles in the Sky, featuring Sarah and Christian Brandt, will be making an encore performance at Waves on Main on Saturday, September 30.
From the Waves on Main menu is the New York strip steak and crabmeat-stuffed shrimp entree.
At Waves on Main, cider-glazed salmon combines the tartness of granny smith apples and the sweetness of brown sugar with a tinge of cider vinegar in its preparation.
Waves on Main, the landmark 150-seat restaurant at 1000 Main Street, Belmar, is open Tuesday through Friday for dinner, and Saturday and Sunday, for brunch, lunch and dinner. Credits: Cathy Goetz

BELMAR, NJ — There may be an autumn chill in the air, but it doesn’t mean things are cooling down at Waves on Main, where a music-filled weekend is once again on the menu.

“Bring your favorite bottle of wine or whatever you prefer to drink and we will provide the rest — great food all made to order, entertainment from the area’s most-talented musicians and a comfortable atmosphere where you will never feel rushed,” said Kathy Farese, who owns the landmark restaurant with her husband and chef Lou Farese.

Making an encore appearance will be Castles in the Sky on Saturday, September 30. With Christian Brandt on vocals, piano, guitar and bass, and Sarah Brandt on vocals, guitar, piano and percussion, this husband-and-wife duo blends musical styles and techniques across all genres.

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With entertainment starting at 7 p.m., there’s plenty of time before and after the music begins to make your selections from Waves of Main’s menu of contemporary coastal American cuisine.

From appetizers and salads to small plates and full-course dinners, each dish is specially prepared by chef Lou Farese, using the freshest ingredients and locally sourced whenever possible.

With the season transitioning into the fall, flavors of the harvest will certainly be warming up any specials of the day on a crisp autumn evening.

For dessert, Waves on Main is serving up  the sweet and sumptuous creations of Deescakes of Freehold, including homemade pies, cakes, tarts and its highly acclaimed cheesecake.

Waves on Main is conveniently located at 1000 Main Street, Belmar, right in the heart of the borough’s central shopping district — just blocks from the Belmar train station, marina and beach.

It is open on Thursday from 5 to 9 p.m., on Friday from 5 to 10:30 p.m., on Saturday from noon to 10:30 p.m. and on Sunday from noon to 8 p.m.  On days the restaurant is closed, the Fareses will gladly accommodate anyone who would like to book a party or special gathering.

To confirm hours of operation or make reservations, call 732-503-7137 or visit Waves on Main’s Facebook page for the latest news and menu updates.


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