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$7 - $20
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Mexican, American, Bar
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped for a drink and got their full order of nachos also, which came with a little bit of guacamole which was very good. I will order a larger side of guac next time. Portions are awesome!! There were 7 of us and it...was plenty for all of us. They were awesome as well. We seen some burritos coming out of the kitchen and they looked so yummy. Our waitress was very nice and I was talking to another waitress while waiting for the bathroom and she was super nice also. We have been here before and never had a waitress or waiter be rude. I make this comment due to another reviewers remark, and ya never know maybe that reviewer caught that person in a funk that day or something odd. I can assure you we will definitely be stopping back here!! Oh and for the Margaritas, we tried the peach, mango, and traditional lime on the rocks and they were fabulous. The waitress did say get them on the rocks as the blended isn't the greatest as it comes out of a machine. Just fyi if you go there :)More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed January 29, 2021 via mobile

We stopped in and the band playing was awesome. The two ladies bar tending did a phenomenal job serving us. We already had dinner reservations somewhere else but said we would come back afterwards because we had so much fun. When we came back, we...tried to get a drink and the two male waiters (one with a ponytail) berated us for standing by the waiter section trying to get a drink. They made us pour out our drink from the prior place we were, even though we were just waiting to get a drink from them. We thought we had our drink but they said it wasn’t ours and told us to wait our turn. So we kept waiting (and our drink sat there) and they came back and screamed at us not to stand there. We were so upset that we asked for our card to leave. The woman bartender tried to make it right but it was too late because of the condescending way the male waiters treated us. Be very cautious of who you hire because one individual can easily ruin your reputation.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed January 23, 2021 via mobile

Great atmosphere, drinks and service. Our server, Moe, was wonderful. She is a hard worker and was so efficient. She had everything under control. The nacho appetizer with the chicken was excellent. lemon drop martini was to die for as well as the peach margarita....We were there at around 5p. Band played until 6p, then I believe another band started at 7p. As it got later, the place became crowded with a lot of the twenty something yr olds. Very hard to maintain socially distant, but we sat outside and left before it became too crowded.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed January 11, 2021

Always a great time, sometimes a bit crowded and hard to get a drink, but always live music and right in the middle of all the action by the pier.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed January 3, 2021 via mobile

We are regulars at La Olas and enjoy the music and outdoor atmosphere. Servers are most important and we have come to prefer Eddie as our server...he is attentive and keeps up on our drinks in a timely fashion. Try to request Eddie when you...visit!!!More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed December 29, 2020 via mobile

I ate lunch there Monday after Christmas and Jen the server is a sweetheart and she takes pride in what she does. The $5.95 bloody marys and chicken and salad were delicious.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed December 23, 2020

I should preface this review with saying that I have never complained about service in my entire life. I used to be a server and am very compassionate towards those in the service industry. We sat down at our table and the server (Pat) complained...to us about how the table before us got up and left without paying. We felt horrible for him and explained that we intended to take care of him to make up for it. We shortly realized why the people before us got up and left. He was the worst server I’ve ever had in my entire life. Not only did he completely neglect us, but when we asked to speak to a manager he sat there and threw a complete fit. He told the manager to disregard everything we said. He said to the manager “don’t listen to them, you know I’m the best serve you’ve ever had” if front of us. The owner acted as if we were expecting a discount (which we did not nor would I EVER expect in my life). We just wanted him to listen to the issue. He kicked us out and POURED our drinks on us. Do not go here. This place is absolutely horrible. We stopped into another restaurant next door and they explained that the owner frequently handled issue that way. Honestly the owner acted as if he was on drugs and did not even care about his own business. Absolutely horrible!!!!!!!!!More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed December 23, 2020 via mobile

Stopped by La Ola last night for dinner. Food was delicious and the service was excellent. And the opportunity to enjoy live music was greatly needed. Chasing Denver was really good.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed December 22, 2020

Great band, Eddie (our server) was amazing, and the atmosphere was perfect. Awesome place to grab a drink or some food any time of the day. So much fun!! 10/10.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed November 3, 2020

We have eaten at many places in Fort Myers during our stay. Not only has the food at La Ola been the best, but our server Eddie is what we really want to brag about. By far has taken the best care of us of...anyone on the beach. Has great recommendations and is very attentive unlike most other places around. So it’s a double win at La Ola!!!! Definitely request him if he is there and do yourself a favor and get the crab dip and a margarita to start off! You won’t regret it!More

Date of visit: November 2020
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