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La Ola Rica

Avenida Tercer Mundo, San Francisco, Mexico
+52 311 258 4123
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“coconut shrimp” (17 reviews)
“brie” (8 reviews)
“pizza” (22 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Avenida Tercer Mundo, San Francisco, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Everyone in our group enjoyed their food and cocktails. They advertise the carne asada as the best you've ever had. It was quite good but not the best I've had. One of our entrees arrived quite awhile after everything else which was our only complaint....More

Thank Burkeofrock
Reviewed yesterday

La Ola Rica has been in San Pancho for many years. There's a reason for that; the food and service is excellent. It the special restaurant of San Pancho. It only opens for dinner time and it is worth the wait. All the food is...More

Thank ronald t
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is street seating but you need to reserve it. Indoors is a bit dark. The food is good but I would not say exceptional. Service staff is pleasant, prices reasonable.

Thank Susie10644
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have wanted to enjoy a great meal, and had read so many very strong reviews, this place is always busy but it was ‘ok’ Chili Relleno has no batter and was not fried, it was huge and swimming in sauce. Macadamia nut crusted Brie...More

Thank Sunandski1963
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Six of us stopped in for dinner on our last night in San Pancho and were not disappointed. The appies and drinks were delivered prompty (a rarity in Mexico sometimes) and dinner was very good with only one of our friends having a minor complaint....More

1  Thank Allan W
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We love pizzas done in a wood fire oven, so we’ve been here a couple of times. The tortilla soup was outstanding.I had the prawn prima Vera which is their signature dish, very good.

1  Thank James M
Reviewed 4 February 2018

It was so special - great food, amazing service... even the warm hug from the waitress at the end. The best restaurant in town.

1  Thank barwit7
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

A dozen years or so ago we stayed at a B and B in San Pancho and were invited by the owners to join them, along with some local friends, for what turned into a fantastically fun dinner party to La Ola Rica on our...More

Thank Otisbuckaroo
Gloria H, Owner at La Ola Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write about us on trip advisor. Glad you enjoyed yourselves! Gloria

Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Nice size portions and incredibly tasty (Aztec salad, pizza with shrimp, dessert--creme brulee!). Our server Ricardo (?) was attentive and provided the best service. We would highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank excelfever
Gloria H, Owner at La Ola Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

Thank you so much!

Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful dinner at La Ola Rica on our last night in San Pancho. They were so accommodating with our son’s food allergies and the food was delicious. Two words: coconut shrimp!!!! Also the enchiladas and the mojalquete were awesome.

Thank LKG82
Gloria H, Owner at La Ola Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to comment on us.

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Questions & Answers
10 December 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Gloria H | Property representative |
Yes we are having a spcial night. A 4 couse meal with several options. We are printing up the menus and will pist it soon. Cost per person is $650.00 pesos and does not include a tip. Thank you for your inquiry. Gloria
Carol E
17 February 2015|
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Response from kaye896 | Reviewed this property |
There isn't much room for dancing. There is information online.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, 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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