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La Ola Restaurant

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Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Seafood
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Carr. 987 Km. 1.6 | Across Pena Mar Apartments, Fajardo 00738, Puerto Rico
+1 787-556-5545
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13:00 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 13:00 - 21:30
Wed - Thu 13:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 13:00 - 23:00
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice location. Beautiful views of marina and palominito island. Very Good service and staff. Food is just averague, better to have couple of drinks and tapas with friends. Very casual. Restrooms were in bad shape.

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Thank Ricardo G
Oslo, Norway
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When we came the place was full and we had to wait at the bar. That was not negative at all.Had a good Margaritha and nice employees at the bar gave us the menu and started to explain the menu for us. Very helpfull. Got atable after 20 min and had a wonderfull meal. The dish was very big so... More 

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Thank Kjell G
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch and cocktails and left happy! Naomi our server was excellent! She served up great food and mojitos and excellent advice on where to get groceries, which snorkel tour to go on, and other restaurants to visit! Went back 2 more times!

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Thank Nancy K
San Juan, Puerto Rico
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I gave it one, but it should be none. We were a group of 14, and waited for almost to hour to get our food. Which was nothing out or the ordinary. Sadly, my plate never came. And when it was finally arrived, the rest of the group was already finish they're plate. I don't recommended this place to no... More 

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Lincolnville, Maine
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Sat on their dining room deck. Typical fare. Would go back to enjoy a drink and a light snack. The only real treat was sitting on the deck - view of the local marina. Not much else to say.

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Thank FoodLover4849
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice restaurant by the sea. It is located right at the entrance/exit of a large Marina and with a very nice view of Palomino's Island. Food is casual, as well as drinks. Just take into account wind. Don't go there right before any celebration where you've spent lots on hairdresser!! Hahaha!!!

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Thank Shaolin16
Puerto Rico
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

The location is superb! Right on the water next to all the marinas. It can get a little hot because its open. Food is average and expensive for what it is. However the hors d'oeuvre are very good and service was great.

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Thank Daniel A
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

The restaurant has beautiful views of the the Fajardo marina and I can see Las Casitas Village from here. The food was great it was so delicious and tasty. The drinks refreshing natural. And this is my second time visit here I really like it!! I'll come back for more!

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Thank Jun138
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

No complains about food quality and service tough. You can enjoy a good view while lunch or dinner watching the boats passing close by. Nice enviroment and the red snapper went well done and with not greasy. A dinner with 1 mojito was around $45 + tip.

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Thank Bertrand C
New Jersey
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61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Seafood
Meals
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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
13:00 - 21:30
Thursday
13:00 - 21:30
Friday
13:00 - 23:00
Saturday
13:00 - 23:00
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
Description
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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