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La Ola Rica

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$$ - $$$
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Avenida Tercer Mundo, San Francisco, Mexico
+52 311 258 4123
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Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We are trying to visit every restaurant along the boulevard, so last night it was La Ola Rica. My chicken pizza was very tasty, crust was thin and light and the other toppings came together nicely. Husband enjoyed the pasta primavera sin camarones. Again, it was a light meal, not the typical heavy cream version. The wines were complimentary to... More 

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Covington, OH
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138 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While visiting the town for the day, we ran into an expat we had met on previous visits. He highly recommended this restaurant as the best in town. He said to try the creme of poblano soup (I did!) and the wasabi mahi mahi (hubby did!). His recommendations were spot on! That soup really was to die for! I also... More 

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STONY PLAIN
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has a lot to recommend it. We were greeted by friendly staff, even one of the owners came over and chatted. The bar service was a bit slow, but it was a busy night. The pizza we had was outstanding, crusts were well done in a wood fired oven and there was a good selection of wines. We... More 

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Stockton, CA
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

This past June, my wife Debi and I visited this restaurant after spending a few days in Nuevo Vallarta. We found the service outstanding from the time we entered the establishment until leaving after the very authentic mouth watering dinner. The steak was cooked to perfection and the Shrimp crunchy and tasty as well. Our cocktails were perfectly blended (Margaritas)... More 

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Lo de Marcos, Mexico
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Upon arrival you are welcomed warmly and offer your choice of available seating! The food was unique for San Pancho with ever dish bringing its own sense of taste! One of the dishes was a little to powerful for my taste but my table mates loved it. This is perhaps one of the more expensive restaurants in town but worth... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

My biggest regret upon leaving San Pancho was that I didn't get to eat here again before going home. The shrimp-garlic, butter-was so delicious as was the steak--everything!

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Thank aubreyurban
Victoria, Canada
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

Consistently good and amazing service. The tequila cream offered at the end of every meal is pretty special.

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Thank abks
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8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

We had already had dinner in another place but wanted to change a place for few drinks to enjoy. We stopped at la ola rica for margaritas. Margarita's were a bit too strong for our taste (this rarely happens). The service was good and quick. The place was full of Americans. Nothing wrong with the restaurant but we didn't go... More 

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Thank Juulie N
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

I had a steak one night that was delicious and tender at first, but then strangely a little tough and bland about half way through. I ordered a very good Chilean Cabernet and enjoyed good service throughout. I returned the next night--a solo diner--and received the same good service. This time I ordered a pizza, which was one of the... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Great restaurant. Great vibe at night. Classy spot for dinner in SF. Try the molcahete and the soup. Skip the shrimp app. Solid service.

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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
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, 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?