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Lola

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Plaza de Ponce, Calle Union | Esq. Reina y Mendez Vigo, Ponce 00731, Puerto Rico
787-813-5033
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 28
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  • 18
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A Handsome Restaurant with Good Food

Lola is a handsome restaurant, with dark wood and white tablecloths. The food on our visit was very good and reasonably priced. A bonus is that the menu provides for half portions of most entrees, a very practical benefit when you are traveling and have no place for leftovers. We had stopped in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
rarin2go
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Noank, Connecticut
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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291 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Noank, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Lola is a handsome restaurant, with dark wood and white tablecloths. The food on our visit was very good and reasonably priced. A bonus is that the menu provides for half portions of most entrees, a very practical benefit when you are traveling and have no place for leftovers. We had stopped in during an afternoon walk to check it... More 

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Woodstock, New York, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

I've been to San Juan several times, but never went to the other side of the island until this trip. While Ponce was something of a disappointment--the church was closed, the Castillo was closed, the art museum was ... closed--Lola's made the trip worthwhile by itself. Just off the (disappointing) main square, We wandered into Lola, desperate for food and... More 

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Fairfield, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This was one of the best restaurants we have eaten at recently and the best one we visited on a recent trip to Puerto Rico. We dined two nights in a row as it was pretty much the only think open both nights. We loved the food and atmosphere and enjoyed excellent service. You have a choice of seating outside... More 

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White Plains, New York
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81 reviews 81 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We ate lunch and dinner at Lola because not many restaurants are open for business on Tuesday. With all the research I had done, I didn't know or did I find out that most restaurants are closed on Tuesday nor did we find out why? Lola is a lovely place with friendly staff and great food.

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Milwaukee, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Very pretty hotel on a beautiful Plaza. Reminiscent of old New Orleans - a little musty, dark, secretive, but inviting. Good service. Food wasn't to die for, but way above average.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Located in historic Ponce with complimentary parking right next door Lola's has very nice appeal I had the small portion Filet Mignon that was cooked to perfection with shredded carrots and squash in a buttery sauce my husband had Lobster Eggrolls and the Salmon with Puerto Rican Rice and we share the Choco cake Dessert. Definitely the best meal I... More 

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Toronto
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We made reservations here and lucky we did -ours was the only available table when we arrived. People must eat quite early though, as half an hour after we got our drinks the restaurant was practically cleared out! Which was fine with us, as it had been quite noisy. Speaking of which, we were seated in the cozy back Dining... More 

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Boston, MA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Lola or Lola Eclectic Cuisine, is an oasis of tranquility and quiet elegance in the middle of the center of Ponce. Located in the Ponce Plaza Hotel and Casino, which is in an historic building just opposite the Cathedral of Ponce, Lola served a very reasonably priced and elegant lunch. I was visiting Ponce with a friend from San Juan... More 

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High River, Canada
Top Contributor
151 reviews 151 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

My family chose to eat here after having spent the morning touring Ponce. Lola's is on the plaza &.colorfully furnish. We fad a varieties of entrees.fried pork & mofongo, ceviche, roast chicken breast & crillo rice, pan fried fish of the day and the all came with soup of the day. Service was pleasant & efficient and prices were reasonable... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Went here on a girls trip. Great ambience. Service took awhile. My friend had the mofongo and loved it. Recommend the grouper with Puerto Rican- type sauce. Very light and flavorful. The service though was poor. The appetizers came out the same time as the meal and we were not offered any drinks or given a wine menu. I think... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Plaza de Ponce, Calle Union | Esq. Reina y Mendez Vigo, Ponce 00731, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Ponce
  • Phone Number: 787-813-5033

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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