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“Great burgers!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of La Ola Surfside Restaurant

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!
Kansas City, MO
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Great burgers!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Very good service. One of the best burgers I've had in a long time, and my husband's fish was great, too. Lots of variety on the menu - something for everyone. It was nice to eat outdoors.

Visited September 2013
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Swansea, Wales.
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Just OK no more and overpriced.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Family evening meal here. The food was OK .... the 'famous nachos' were no better than we had had at many other places and we found the entrees limited in choice and overpriced for what they were. The jerk chicken had no real jerk flavour.

We had a shared half plate nachos , 3 entrees and a pizza with soft drinks and it was almost $120 which I consider poor value for this type of restaurant.

One final thing, in 3 weeks of eating out in Florida on this vacation this was the only restaurant to automatically build in an 18% gratuity for a party of 4.

We will not be back.

Visited August 2013
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Carbondale, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Worth a visit!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Had the fish taco's for lunch. Fast service, cold beer, good food. Priced right. Nice place to catch a quick lunch and have a couple drinks. Lots of good people watching here too!

Visited July 2013
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Tampa, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Pleasant meal”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Tasty citrus chicken wrap. It was big enough to split. Fun atmosphere and good entertainment. Service was just OK.

Visited July 2013
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“Great atmosphere!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

My boyfriend and I came here after lunch around three o'clock and did not leave until 10pm! It was a great time. When we first arrive it was just us and another couple and did not pick up until about 6. We just went for a few drinks but ended up staying for food later in the night. I got a berry mojito and strawberry margarita which were both delicious and priced well! One of the cooks even came and talked to us and was very friendly! Around six a guy came in and started singing and that kept us around, he was even from our hometown. He sang tunes from seger, ccr, oasis, lumineers, phillip phillips. All was great! We stayed here and listened instead of leaving to go see a different band. After drinking for hours we finally got food...and that was awesome! We both got burritos and tried a beef and chicken I think they were called Lucy in the Sky and Bye Bye Birdie. They were AWESOME! My boyfriend cant stop raving about them! The place is all outside and covered by umbrellas. The staff was all so friendly and super helpfull. The cook even wraps the burritos with a little tail that looks like a whale which I thought was cool. This was a good place to spend the whole day, we really had a great time so thank you!!!!

  • Visited July 2013
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    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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