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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
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (73 reviews)
“nachos” (30 reviews)
“buritto” (4 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
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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1 - 10 of 312 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

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!

Thank Keith N
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

"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 3 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 17 May 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 19 May 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

Reviewed 13 April 2017

We had a very Happening and Enjoyable Tuesday night at La Ola this week. It was our first visit and we will be back! The live music and location offered a great beachin’ atmosphere! Extensive selection of beer and cocktails. I recommend their Margarita! The...More

Thank Carol B
Tom H, Owner at La Ola Surfside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Carol, thank you kindly for this wonderful review and for your visit! It's tough to beat fantastic music, great food, and a beach to look at -- we're glad you enjoyed. It'll be wonderful to serve you another margarita and Ahi Tuna Tower! Best, Tom,...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I Remember when Ola was a buritto stand. -----now, still the best tasty buritto , drinks too. Great quick stop while waiting for the trolley, at times sq. They now have tables and friendly staff that just knows how to make you feel welcome. Great...More

Thank 359danp
Tom H, Owner at La Ola Surfside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thank you so much for your continued support! It's fantastic to hear that you've always been pleased with our burritos and drinks. You're certainly welcome here anytime. All the best, Tom, Owner

Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We are vacationing in Fort Myers for the week and stopped here for lunch. 5 stars hands down. We had Tom as a server and bartender and he was so personable. I work in the service industry and this place was beyond what i was...More

Thank Vanessa K
Tom H, Owner at La Ola Surfside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2017

Thanks for hanging out with us, Vanessa -- it was great to have you! I'm thrilled that you loved everything from the service to your lunch. I hope you'll come by and see us again next time you're in town. All the best, Tom, Owner

Reviewed 4 April 2017

Some friends and I spent the afternoon there a couple weeks ago. Sheena had announced her being on the Voice. She is a great entertainer! Great Nachos and very cold beer!

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

IndianaBeachgoer, we're so happy that you and your friends had a wonderful time with us! Great music, cold beer, and fun entertainment can't be beat! Best, Tom, Owner

Reviewed 3 April 2017

We visited here for the first time the last week of Feb., thoroughly enjoyed it,, great atmosphere,, great food,, if hungry order the platter of Nachos,, trust me,,,the staff were great ,,when its really busy you ll wait a bit,,BUT HEY,,your on Holidays...the music is...More

Thank Ray S
Tom H, Owner at La Ola Surfside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Ray, thanks for coming to see us for a wonderful meal in February! It was our pleasure to serve you, and it's fantstic to read that you loved our nachos, service, and ambiance -- we can't wait to see you again. Best, Tom, Owner

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 02:00
Monday
10:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 02:00
Thursday
10:30 - 02:00
Friday
10:30 - 02:00
Saturday
10:30 - 02:00
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
  • E-mail
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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