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Restaurante La Ola

Calle Malecon S/N, Catemaco 95870, Mexico
+52 294 943 0010
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good48%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“snails” (3 reviews)
“main course” (2 reviews)
“party” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Seafood, Latin
$$ - $$$
Calle Malecon S/N, Catemaco 95870, Mexico
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Reviewed July 23, 2018

we were a large group and we were recommended to this restaurant by a friend, an dit was spot on. We had tons of guacamole, lots of fresh appetizers of the regional dishes, warm hand made "picadas" and delicious fresh fried fish. There was a...More

Thank ebird_chirps
Reviewed June 15, 2017

Returning from a boat tour to the Nanciyaga eco reserve, we walked about 40 yards from the landing on the sidewalk to Restaurant La Ola and chose a table on the water edge where we watched a ferocious thunderstorm move across the lake. The orderly...More

Thank QoeLI
Reviewed February 19, 2017

We had dinner - my husband and I shared a wonderful seafood stew that was perfectly prepared. Our friend had a ceviche type of mixed seafood that was not so great. The topotes were stale, but the flan was fabulous. It was off season, and...More

Thank Denese R
Reviewed December 30, 2016

La Ola is the place to experience the real flavors of Catemaco. I have been here so many times, and each time it only gets better. My personal favorites: Mojarra al Chile y limón (Lemon and Chili Crappie), Tegogolos en pico de Gallo (local snail...More

Thank Priscila M
Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

Located on the boardwalk in the small town of Catemaco it is a great spot to enjoy some of the specialty dishes of the region. Several local friends and I had lunch there one afternoon and it was wonderful. The appetizer of small grilled fish...More

Thank realtybaja
Reviewed April 28, 2016

The snails are the local delicacy. However, they were out the night we went. We did enjoy our fish and meat platter. Drinks were also very good.

Thank kentmorrdave
Reviewed December 15, 2014

beautiful place, and really nice waitstaff. We ordered a couple small dishes to share and they let us hang out as long as we wanted.

Thank syamanyc
Reviewed October 17, 2013

This is a great place to enjoy breakfast or a snack while looking out at the lake. Great service, great prices, and great atmosphere. It lost the excellent grade because I was no fan of their margaritas or rellena de mariscos. However, I won't dwell...More

Thank Easylivingtravel
Reviewed February 18, 2012

It s the best place for eat in Catemaco! Just wonderful !

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$8
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Malecon S/N, Catemaco 95870, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Veracruz  >  Catemaco
  • Phone Number: +52 294 943 0010
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The wonderful magic of the town of Catemaco has delighted visitors with its food and culture, with over 50 years of service, La Ola preserves the town's culinary traditions by offering typical dishes of Veracruz that excel in flavor and freshness.La indiscutible magia de la Cd. de Catemaco y su comida, han encantado a muchos de sus visitantes y un lugar que ha conquistado por su sabor es sin duda el Restaurante Bar " La Ola " con su comida típica veracruzana inigualable en sabor y frescura.
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