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La Ola Surfside Restaurant

1035 Estero Blvd, Unit 3, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2647
+1 239-765-2222
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“burrito” (73 reviews)
“nachos” (30 reviews)
“buritto” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1035 Estero Blvd, Unit 3, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2647
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

Great place for dinner while staying on Fort Myers Beach! The service was amazing, Caitlin was the best waitress! Phil was playing music and he played all of our favorites! Great Pina Colada's and awesome bacon wrapped BBQ shrimp! Will head back for sure!

Thank bubbamac2017
Tom H, Owner at La Ola Surfside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2017

It's great to hear how much you enjoyed your visit here from the drinks and food to the service and music. We appreciate you stopping in and leaving feedback. We'd be happy to have you anytime. Thanks, Tom, Owner

Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

Took a seat and served ice cold beer.listened to the music.watched the world go by.reasonably priced good food and service.

Thank andrewkingsley
Tom H, Owner at La Ola Surfside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2017

Nothing like relaxing with an ice cold beer and listening to some great music, Andrew. We really appreciate the feedback. Stop in again anytime. Thanks, Tom, Owner

Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

This is definitely the place to go ! Food and drinks were awesome. Loved the live music every evening. Tom (the owner) was very welcoming and told us about the area. Skinny was hands down THE BEST bartender ever. Milty was our server the last...More

Thank Girky S
Tom H, Owner at La Ola Surfside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2017

Girky, we're so proud to be one of your go-to spots! It's a real pleasure to see that you're a big fan of our food and drinks -- we can't wait to have you in again for more fun! Best, Tom, Owner

Reviewed June 29, 2017

If your at La Ola for a night or two, you will surely be entertained by one their great musicians. Phil Oxford gets the crowd dancing to the hits of the 60's and 70's. Great fun to be had! They have award winning appetizers and...More

Thank Thomas H
Tom H, Owner at La Ola Surfside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2017

Thomas, thanks so much for the kind words. We're really happy that you were able to come see us for a great meal and music! Best, Tom, Owner

Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in a bit late for dinner and even though we were late the kitchen was happy to accommodate our family. Caitlyn was an awesome server with a great personality. She was great! Jim was at the bar and also great service! We had live...More

Thank Lisa G
Tom H, Owner at La Ola Surfside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2017

Lisa, thank you for coming in and seeing us for a great dinner! It was our pleasure to accommodate you and your family. It'll be our pleasure to have you in again soon! Best, Tom, Owner

Reviewed June 23, 2017

It comes alive at night.Great place for people watching anytime. The meals are always wonderful, prices reasonable, and the staff are all attentive and courteous. you can't go wrong!More

Thank Keith N
Tom H, Owner at La Ola Surfside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2017

It's so great to hear you've been this impressed with the atmosphere, Keith -- it's wonderful you felt right at home with us! I'm glad the food and service were just what you had in mind as well, and we'd love to welcome you back...More

Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

You have got to stop and see Skinny (Timmy) he is the best bartender in Fort Meyers Beach. He has a great personality and is so much fun to be around. The Ola is a hidden bar in Times Square. The singer needs a new...More

Thank Jim S
Tom H, Owner at La Ola Surfside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2017

The best bartender in the city? What a compliment, Jim! I'll be sure to pass the kind words along, and I sure hope we'll see you again soon for another drink. Until then, Tom, Owner

Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

À VERY Nice place to eat, personal is so great and fast to serve and Food is awsome. Restaurant is very near the Beach So go and join

Thank peterolsson
Tom H, Owner at La Ola Surfside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2017

peterolsson, thank you so much for showing your appreciation for our food, service, and more! We can't wait to see you again for another great meal near the beach. Best, Tom, Owner

Reviewed June 1, 2017

"World famous" nachos were excellent - half portion was more than enough for one. Beers were cold and service was very attentive.

Thank Don D
Tom H, Owner at La Ola Surfside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2017

Don, thanks for the visit! We're so glad you loved the nachos. Best, Tom, Owner

Reviewed May 17, 2017

They have live music every night and this helps to create an excellent atmosphere. The food is always good with plenty of it. It is situated on Times Square so is good for people watching . We like the nachos covered in cheese and order...More

Thank peterallen386
Tom H, Owner at La Ola Surfside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 19, 2017

peterallen386, thanks so much for the kind words. We're really pleased to see that you enjoyed our food, atmosphere, and music! We can't wait to see you again for another fun time. Best, Tom, Owner

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$7 - $20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Monday
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Friday
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1035 Estero Blvd, Unit 3, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2647
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 239-765-2222
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Description
Located in historic downtown Fort Myers Beach at Times Square, La Ola Surfside Restaurant is the perfect location to enjoy live music, people watching, great food and overall fun. Our Mexican inspired menu offers something for everyone. Our burritos, tacos, and world famous nachos are popular amongst our guests, we also have some amazing seafood and steaks. Everything from tacos to filet mignon, you can find it here. We cater to gluten free and other food allergies too! Our full bar serves the best cocktails, sangria, and coldest beer in the area. Join us for Happy Hour 3pm-5pm daily. Our pet friendly patio welcomes your furry friend so make sure to bring them by, we're sure they would love the live music. If you are looking to throw back a cold one in a fun and energetic atmosphere, look no further than La Ola Surfside Restaurant. We're one of the best restaurants on Fort Myers Beach!
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