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La Ola Surfside Restaurant

1035 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2647
239 765 2222
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Price range: $7 - $20
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
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 Craft Beer, Cocktail or Wine and enjoy a Burger, Flatbreads or our World Famous Nachos.We are PET FRIENDLY!

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221 reviews 221 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

This is a great cafe right off the beach at Fort Myers. It is basically an outdoor cafe. The steak tacos were amazing as was the tuna salad sandwich. We would definitely eat there again.

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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We enjoyed an easy evening meal before sunset at La Ola. A minute stroll and you're either on the beach or on the pier and parking was a breeze at the Lynn Hall Memorial Park (pay and display sorta deal). An easy selection of tasty food that should suit most appetites and arrived fairly quickly. It was a busy night... More

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Gulf Breeze, Florida, United States
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113 reviews 113 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We weren't sure what to get for dinner one night, we had been several places before but wanted something different. Looking through reviews and we decided to try it out. We went with half order of nachos(huge) and the La Ola flatbread pizza. We couldn't have been more satisfied! A great change from seafood and the taste was great! Service... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Yeah, that's right - I got the nachos again - you got a problem with that? There are many other items to choose from on the menu but the nachos are so good I can't bring myself to order anything else. I'm sure everything else on the menu is good too. Friendly, fast service, outdoor seating, and live music under... More

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Coral Springs, Florida
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Had garlic shrimp tapa. Should be in a gourmet restaurant. Delicious! Serrver/barmaid Angel was fantastic. Drinks are stout/strong. You won't be disappointed!

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Telford, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Spent the evening here listening to the guitarist/singer playing, he was excellent. However a special mention to our waiter, Tom, attentive, helpful whilst working the whole terrace on his own, great waiter.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We went to La Ola to listen to music. It was a really good bar with friendly and helpful service. The live music was really good (tuesday night) and the entertainer stayed over the advertised time. The entertainer, Phil Oxford) was REALLY good and is currently there tuesday, thursday and saturdays. The atmosphere was very good, we have been back... More

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Bloomington, Illinois
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93 reviews 93 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Make sure to try the Bubba Gump (shrimp burrito), it's delicious. The outside dining (I think that's all there is) is very nice with good people watching and live entertainment. You'll pay a little more because it's right in Times Square, but we felt it was worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

During a visit to ft myers with my boyfriend, we ate at La Ola twice. The second time around we actually went to a near by place first and received horrible serive, so we paid for our round of drinks and appetizer and went back to la ola. The drinks were excellent, the food was great and both servers we... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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198 reviews 198 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
231 helpful votes 231 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We had drinks here several times during a recent stay in Ft Myers Beach. This bar is a little '80s looking compared to the others nearby but serves a similar drinks/ food and live music combo to its neighbours. It was a fun place with a decent crowd most nights. We ate once and it was ok - much like... More

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