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1035 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2647
+1 239-765-2222
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9:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Takeout
Description: La Ola is your neighborhood Bar and Restaurant, where everyone is...
La Ola is your neighborhood Bar and Restaurant, where everyone is welcome.Located in Historic Downtown Fort Myers Beach at Times Square, we're the perfect location to enjoy Live Music, people watching, great Food and Fun.We serve the best Cocktails, Sangria, and the COLDEST BEERLa Ola is open Mon-Sun. Drop in for a Ice Cold Cocktail or Wine and enjoy a Burger, Flatbreads or our World Famous Nachos.We are PET FRIENDLY!
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  • 83
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 7
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food, music, and people watching.

La Ola is a sidewalk café/restaurant. They do have bathrooms, but no inside seating. The fish burrito is very tasty and the nachos are HUGE! Very friendly waitstaff and The Flying Hasselhoffs (two piece acoustic band) were great.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
dustyzz75
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Bloomington, Illinois
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Dining on a budget
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Bloomington, Illinois
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

La Ola is a sidewalk café/restaurant. They do have bathrooms, but no inside seating. The fish burrito is very tasty and the nachos are HUGE! Very friendly waitstaff and The Flying Hasselhoffs (two piece acoustic band) were great.

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We did not eat a meal here. We stopped in to listen to the live music and had a drink and chips and salsa. Service was fast and attentive. The prices were fair and the music was good.

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Ohio, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Great location right in Times Square on the beach- most extensive cocktail and drink menu!!! Best piña colada I've ever had! Enjoy the great music while you enjoy a drink or dinner.

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Ottawa, Canada
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66 reviews 66 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We had the Tango, steak burrito and it was very good with lots of meat and a variety of fillings. We also sampled their cocktails-they have an extensive offering. Try their Bahama Mama!

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Ajax, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

What a find....we enjoyed a wonderful evening at La Ola on Wednesday starting with the amazing sunset to the tastey food to the amazing music courtesy of Phil Oxford. From the moment we sat down we were smiling, the location is right in the heart of FMB, the cocktails were fantastic especially when ordered with the additonal floater and the... More 

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

perfect location. Music was terrific. Food and drinks outstanding! Laid back and very comfortable. I believe Angel served us with a great friendly attitude. Hope her neck is doing better.

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Au Train, MI
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56 reviews 56 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We started with Bahama Mamas, chips, and mango salsa and guacamole. Had the Hawaiian skewer shrimp for dinner. The food was all freshly prepared. the shrimp was grilled with a teriyaki glaze. Very delicious. The owners, Renate and Thomas, came by to greet us, were very friendly and chatted about the goings on at the beach. We will definitely visit... More 

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New Brunswick, Canada
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225 reviews 225 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
296 helpful votes 296 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Sitting here now just finishing up their Tango burrito. It was the best I have had in my life! I told my server so. It has yummy steak and a spicy ranch dressing Unreal! Excellent people watching and attentive service. Definitely recommend.

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Saugatuck, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Me and my wife ate here because this is where she wanted to eat. The food and appetizer we ordered was delicious.

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baltimore
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83 reviews 83 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

It was funny because I walked by this place on my way to the beach and thought this place looks great but I dont' think my inlaws would like it. Well after we dipped our toes in the sand, we get a text that they came here! So win-win. We had great cocktails (cuba libre, mojitos, miami vices) and got... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1035 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2647
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 239-765-2222

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 20
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Dining on a budget

Description

La Ola is your neighborhood Bar and Restaurant, where everyone is welcome.Located in Historic Downtown Fort Myers Beach at Times Square, we're the perfect location to enjoy Live Music, people watching, great Food and Fun.We serve the best Cocktails, Sangria, and the COLDEST BEERLa Ola is open Mon-Sun. Drop in for a Ice Cold Cocktail or Wine and enjoy a Burger, Flatbreads or our World Famous Nachos.We are PET FRIENDLY!
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?