Restaurant Spotlight

Waves on Main: Where Music Gets Everyone in the Mood for a Great Meal

Guitarist Joe Barker will make an encore appearance on Waves on Main on Saturday, August 19.
Waves on Main server Alexandra LaMorte chats with Chris Korsak, right, and Betty Ziolkowski, both of Trenton, who are regulars at the restaurant and recently enjoyed lunch on the outdoor patio. Credits: Cathy Goetz
Waves on Main owners Lou and Kathy Farese take a break from dinner preparation outside their landmark restaurant at the corner of 10th Avenue and Main Street, Belmar. Credits: Cathy Goetz
Waves on Main in Belmar is open Tuesday through Friday for lunch and dinner, and Saturday and Sunday, for brunch, lunch and dinner. Credits: Cathy Goetz

BELMAR, NJ — Live entertainment will be front and center this weekend at Waves on Main, the landmark restaurant at the corner of 10th Avenue and Main Street.


Making an encore performance will be guitarist Joe Barker, showcasing his extraordinary talent on Saturday, August 19 begiinning at 7 p.m.

“With awesome entertainment like this, and homemade food served in a relaxing and fun environment, Waves on Main is the place to be this weekend,” said Kathy Farese, who owns the restaurant with her husband and chef Lou Farese. “While Lou and his staff are in the kitchen preparing made-to-order entrees for all our guests, the music will get everyone in the mood for a great meal.”

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Waves on Main’s contemporary coastal American cuisine is a blend of classic seafood, steak and chicken entrees, each specially prepared and served with a house salad or soup.

The appetizer menu is full of choices, including sautéed mussels and clams, marinated beef tenderloin skewers, bacon-wrapped scallops and coconut shrimp.

And don’t forget to check out the specials, which Lou creates everyday using his culinary creativity to offer customers a unique twist on new food trends.

The 150-seat restaurant is conveniently located in Belmar’s central shopping district, nestled among its many shops, in walking distance of the train station, and just blocks from the Belmar marina and beach. During the warm months, guests can be seen enjoying their meals on the outdoor patio topped with a distinctive black canopy and surrounded by greenery.

Waves on Main is open Tuesday through Friday for lunch and dinner, and Saturday and Sunday, for brunch, lunch and dinner.

To verify 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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