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La Ola Surfside Restaurant

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1035 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2647
239 765 2222
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
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 Craft Beer, Cocktail or Wine and enjoy a Burger, Flatbreads or our World Famous Nachos.We are PET FRIENDLY!
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Good for:
Families with children
Bar scene
Dining on a budget

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 81
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious burrito

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!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Traveldogs36
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Ottawa, Canada
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
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142 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Ottawa, Canada
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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
Top Contributor
219 reviews 219 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
284 helpful votes 284 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
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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Council Bluffs, Iowa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Were shopping at and enjoying beach , thinking of dinner later when we were attracted by the great music and sound of fun, when we got closer we were invited in and enjoyed the fun and some great food and great service

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Barbados
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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Nachos weren't good. Steak sandwich had uncooked onions. Margarita was good & singer was good! He interacted with audience but sang country western music, not what u expect from Mexican restaurant.

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Taranto, Italia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I have been here with my husband on a weekday. Perfect atmosphere with live music! Food was more than ok too. Deserve a visit!

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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: 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 Craft Beer, Cocktail or Wine and enjoy a Burger, Flatbreads or our World Famous Nachos.We are PET FRIENDLY!
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?