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La Ola

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Playa de la Fontanilla, 29600, Marbella, Spain
+34 661707545
00:00 - 23:00
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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am the sort of person who hates going to the same restaurant every day when I am on holiday. However, when I come to Marbella (about 5 times a year) I cannot help but go to La Ola every day ! The place is run by Belen who is a wonderful host, ably assisted by Diego, Juan, Soffien and... More 

Thank MrIbblybibbly
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called into the premises on the advice of a local Spanish girl. I had a wonderful fish dish one of the best I have tasted. The staff were very helpful and spoke very good English. I would recommend this to anybody as the quality of the food is excellant

Thank colinpatterson59
Mijas, Spain
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Nice location on the beach. Nicely decked out with comfortable seats. Full menu with all the classics expected of a good seaside restauran t in Malaga. Recommended for a pleasant late lunch in a sunny location. Baby green pepper roast was a very copious starter, The seafood paella was good and like the starters very copious. Good service, very good... More 

Thank cmbrooke24
laolam, Propietario at La Ola, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias por su comentario,nos alegra saber que disfruto de un buen almuerzo con nosotros ,esperamos volver a verlos de... More 

Malaga, Spain
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66 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Bought this from Cool deals Spain. Was meant to be a two course meal at 35€ deal was 19€ each. Expected something special. It certainly was not. We choice of the menu and our bill would have been 19€ not what we would have expected for a 35€ Meal. We could have walked straight in and only paid the same.... More 

Thank Lopye
laolam, Propietario at La Ola, responded to this review

Good Morning,if you check the prices of the menu you have diferents choices depend what you choose you will have more or less discounts,all the clients that they come with cooldeals vouchers they are more than happy. i hope you enjoy the meal thank you for the comments . More 

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107 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Visited with a Spanish friend today for lunch. Belèn, the owner was as welcoming as ever, she has an excellent crew working alongside her. I started with my favourite, avocado & prawn salad, my friend had goats cheese with honeyed aubergines, both were excellent & beautifully presented. We both had the sea bass in salt to follow, this was perfectly... More 

Thank Familynortheast
Alhama de Granada, Spain
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183 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Very nice seafood restaurant on the promenade at beach level. We had a fantastic seafood meal, sitting in the sun. great service, great food.

Thank Stephen M
Swindon, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Our go-to chiringuito in Marbella. Lovely setting right on the beach. Always good service, always good fresh seafood. Some lovely salads and decent good value wine. Smaller than some of its neighbours but no less good for that!

Thank spirite
Leuven, Belgium
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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent location on the the beach with good food, drinks and service. Recommended sardinnes on the grill

Thank belviking
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55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We happened along la ola one night as we strolled along browsing the menus and an older gentleman told us to try it out. We took his work and went for it, luckily we nabbed the last available table on the beach and we were literally 20 feet from the breaking waves, moon lit dining. A wide selection of fresh... More 

Thank Michael B
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Best little chiringuito in Marbella fabulous food and lovely staff. Favourite place to eat in Marbella💚

Thank Karen J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, European, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa de la Fontanilla, 29600, Marbella, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Marbella
  • Phone Number: +34 661707545
Mediterranean Beach Restaurant in front of the sea.
Come and enjoy the romantic atmosphere, the sound of the sea and amazing views, which all reflect the taste of Marbella.
Come and fall in love with our fresh products and housespecialities such as seafood dishes and paella.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?