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La Ola Rica

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Avenida Tercer Mundo, San Francisco, Mexico
+52 311 258 4123
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I have tried to have dinner at La Ola Rica twice in the past but the restaurant was closed each time. So this year on my birthday, my husband and I were able to enjoy an excellent meal. The Wasabi and the coconut shrimp were worth the extra cost. The service was prompt and attentive. The live music was good.... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just walked down the street and wandered in to La Ola Rica. We had great cocktails and share a macadamia encrusted brie with a reasberry chiptole jam that was to die for. We had past primavera and shrimp la ola, The pasta was cooked perfectly with shrimp and vegetables. The shrimp ola rica was 6 grilled shrimp with red skin... More 

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Pleasant Hill, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We LOVE this restaurant because it not only serves delicious and creative food, but for us, it's a kind of pilgrimage site. We probably feel that way because we always come here several times during our annual two-week visit to San Pancho. We have gotten to know the owners and staff and we appreciate how hard everyone works to make... More 

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Mill Valley, California
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62 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Upscale food in a picturesque corner setting on the main street. The food is excellent as is the ambiance. I will return to sample the rest of the menu over time.

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Stoney Creek, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely meal there - with a yummy birthday dessert. Cool decor and great atmosphere. The poblano soup is amazing!!

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Thank Sue S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything is good! But overpriced! Delicious food, live music is excellent! Fabulous interior! I recommend this place for dinner!

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Thank Julia K
Quebec City, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The 1st time we ate here had the carmalized onion and brie pizza ! It was scrumptous.. On the 2nd visit we dined inside (not in the calle) and enjoyed the atmosphere! This time we went for coconut shrimp which we devoured with the mango sauce which was a delicious mixture of sweet and spicy - cut out the richness... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best restaurant in town for sure!!! We went twice in 5 days and it didn't disappoint. We tried the Molcajete(steak dish) a couple times and it was awesome, the sauce is unreal!! Good vibe and cool little spot close to the beach. Can't wait to go back!!!!!

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Thank Marc S
Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went back to this restaurant because we had a good experience there. The wasabi fish was excellent.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Oh my goodness, It was the single best flank steak I’ve ever had. I’d rank this above half the prime ribs I’ve eaten. It was tender and tasty. Amazing really. Our service was excellent and the drinks were great. Our dinner was so good we went for dessert. Both wife and son went with a triple dessert featuring creme brulet,... More 

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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
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Seafood
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Tercer Mundo, San Francisco, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +52 311 258 4123

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