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La Yola Restaurant

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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Excellent food & service!
1. Excellent food & service!
"Staff was very accommodating."
tewils0n
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2. Great meal & service
2. Great meal & service
"My family and I had a wonderful meal at La Yola."
Weareouttahere27
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3. Honeymoon dinner.
3. Honeymoon dinner.
"A lovely romantic place to eat fresh and tasteful food."
Kbatule97
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About
Enjoy AAA Three Diamond Award-winning La Yola Restaurant, serving the freshest Mediterranean cuisine and seafood in an elegant setting. Modeled on a fishing boat, La Yola restaurant perches on the sea at the Puntacana Resort & Club Marina, with magnificent views of the sparkling turquoise waters. Hours Monday through Sunday | 6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Monday | will be closed.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Waterfront
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This restaurant’s construction and location are right out of a classic Caribbean movie. The service is great. The wine is very expensive for what is offered, but this seems to be the case at most Punta Cana establishments. The food was good, not particularly exciting...or impressive for a true “foodie”. For appetizers, ceviche was good. The eggplant parm appetizer missed the mark. It was prepared fine, the flavors just were overly sweet and disappoint those who are true lovers of Italian food. Would recommend the skirt steak as an entree, it was cooked nicely, not overdone at all and we ordered it medium-rare. Some of their more adventurous cocktails were really tasty and packed a punch. Food took way too long though, but the server was really accommodating and personable. The live music left much to be desired.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 4 August 2021

My family and I had a wonderful meal at La Yola. Jean Carlos was our server, and he welcomed us with a huge smile. He had awesome recommendations (get the eggplant app, it was fantastic) and helped make our night enjoyable. We were a group...of 12, so it was difficult I am sure to get all of our attention, but he handled us with perfection. The restaurant has an amazing ambiance, right at the marina, and everyone raved about their meals! I cannot forget about the drinks...they too were delicious.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great Atmosphere, Really Good Food, Definitely a pleasure having Antonio as our server. They had live music which made the atmosphere much better. In addition, the whole restaurant sang my girlfriend happy birthday, the musician even came and played my girlfriend happy bday music and...made her feel super special. Would recommend coming here.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Best trip!! Yoanny is the best waiter in the entire world! He went out of his way to get me the wine I wanted. Service was incredible!!

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jorges was the best server in all Punta Cana! The service was great and the food was excellent. If you come to punta Cana make sur to come to the Yola.

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is always amazing! I am vegan and they go out of their way to make me a special meal. The staff is wonderful and the view is great!! Food is delicious! This restaurant is always a highlight of our trip to Punta Cana

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was delicious. Antonio our waiter was great! Will definitely be back :) just a shame it’s not open for lunch as pictures of restaurant during the day look so beautiful!

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best experience, Jorge was our waiter and he was fantastic. I definitely recommend this place for a nice dinner on the water. I reccomend the octopus for starters, it was excellent! Thank you for a wonderful experience at La Yola!

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service from Jorge, live music, and food were all spectacular!! I had an amazing time at La Yola and will definitley be back.

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jorge did a fantastic job taking care of us. Fun atmosphere with live entertainment. Still a reasonable volume for conversation. Good meals across the board.

Date of visit: January 2022
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Response from charlieo122 | Reviewed this property |
There is no dress code. We had dinner there. We wore casual clothes. I had on shorts and a collared shirt. Great food, service and views.
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10 to 15 min by car according to the staff
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Frequently Asked Questions about La Yola Restaurant

Yes, La Yola Restaurant is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

La Yola Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5