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La Ola Surfside Restaurant

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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: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Breakfast, 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
  • 41
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
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
very good food

Tried this restaurant for lunch and drinks. The drinks were excellent and the food was very good. They said nothing is friend and everything is freshly made. I had a grilled chicken sandwich and fries. For the fries being oven baked they were crispy and very good, the sandwich was good also. We sat... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
straw71
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Lakeland, Florida
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Bar scene
  • Families with children
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Lakeland, Florida
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Tried this restaurant for lunch and drinks. The drinks were excellent and the food was very good. They said nothing is friend and everything is freshly made. I had a grilled chicken sandwich and fries. For the fries being oven baked they were crispy and very good, the sandwich was good also. We sat outside, they were setting up to... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Came in for some relief from the beach for some lunch. Being on the beach was about all this place had going for it. The kid behind the bar was nice. Food wasn't great and the drinks left something to be desired. Manager had an argument with an IT guy while we were there behind the bar in front of... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

What a lively bar and restaurant. We visited around 9pm. Lots of lights and atmosphere. The singer was really good and several customers were dancing. A lovely, lively place to be. Food was tasty and drinks reasonably priced. A really nice spot to watch the sky go from dusk to dark. Definitely worth another visit.

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Bloomington, Illinois
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109 reviews 109 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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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: Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children

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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?