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La Ola Restaurant

Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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Carr. 987 Km. 1.6 | Across Pena Mar Apartments, Fajardo 00738, Puerto Rico
+1 787-556-5545
1:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun 1:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wed - Thu 1:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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New Jersey
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61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stopped there first night in Fajardo, sangria was great, seating on the balcony overlooking the water was nice, but was looking for more seafood than the two selections they offered. Service was good, but all things considered, would probably lean towards one of the other seafood restaurants on the water.

Thank jerseywolf
Madeira Beach, Florida
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Lybelle and her staff know how to do food and service right! We had a party of 10 and everything we ordered was absolutely delicious. The setting is beautiful and relaxing and the service Axel provided was perfect!

Thank yogi0908
Columbus, Ohio
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

We stopped at this restaurant/bar for food and drinks on the way to the bioluminescent bay. The patio overlooks the ocean and the food is amazing!!!

Thank swarner200
Waterloo, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

The food was amazing. A nice place to visit if you have the time to wait for servers to decide taking care of you. --Axel in particular did not have the server's attitude, he had to be asked by colleagues to take care of our table. He was instead smoking right at the bar visiting with other servers and having... More 

Thank lujdo
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Stopped by La Ola as it was 5 minutes from the apartment we were staying in. Really great spot right on the waterfront with live music. Cocktails and food were delicious, very fresh seafood. I would definitely recommend this place for a laid-back/casual lunch or dinner.

Thank Daniel D
Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

We enjoyed dinner at La Ola. The food was excellent and the service was exceptional. Our waiter Bayron not only helped us select our entry he gave us great advice on things to do while in Fajardo. We sat over looking the bay and watched manatee and dolphin swim. Great dinning experience.

Thank cavanahd
Roanoke, Virginia
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

La Ola was our first experience with Puerto Rican cuisine. We sat on the dock by the water, watching the boats and enjoying the breeze. The food was good, but paying almost $83 for four lunches with bottled waters was tough to digest.

Thank smilingcat2016
Lowell, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

The food was amazing! The services was a bit slow, they were very busy , the environment was awesome! Live music and you can see the boats passing by!

Thank Brenda M
Fresno, Texas
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

The location is great as you are sitting right on the water. The service was very good. The food was ok and didn't live up to the hype.

Thank Chuck_S1962
Chicago, Illinois
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

La Ola is tucked away in one of the marinas, it's right on the water and offers a good view of the Ocean while you sip drinks. We had lunch which was good, ceviche and grilled fish - and mofongo of course. I'd recommend checking it out if you're in the area.

Thank Lynn B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $35
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 9:30 pm
1:00 pm - 9:30 pm
1:00 pm - 9:30 pm
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carr. 987 Km. 1.6 | Across Pena Mar Apartments, Fajardo 00738, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Fajardo
  • Phone Number: +1 787-556-5545
Casual outdoor dining. Waterfront with a great view of the small islands like Palomino and Icacos. The menu have a good selection of typical puertorrican food, seafood and meat. Friendly staff. Nice place to enjoy with children, friends and family or for enjoying a romantic evening. BEST VIEW, BEST FOOD, BEST SERVICE!!

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