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A Mediterranean and seafood restaurant awarded with the AAA Three Diamond Award, is modeled after a fisherman’s boat and perched right on the sea with magnificent views of the sparkling turquoise waters.
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 3 weeks ago

We dined here two times during our weeklong visit - very special food, service, and ambiance. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a wonderful experience! The octopus app is one of the most beautiful presentations I’ve ever gotten Juan Carlos was my server on my birthday and he made it extra special for me and his hospitality made the restaurant even better! I highly recommend La...Yola!More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 12 December 2020

Jorge was our server. He was wonderful. The atmosphere was relaxing and romantic. We definitely recommend Jorge for his attention to detail and great service!

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 7 December 2020

We visited our favorite restaurant twice during our recent trip! The food has gotten more consistent and was delicious. Excellent presentation and you can't beat the service or the setting. We always feel welcomed as family there, even if our visits are very infrequent (due...to distance only!). Can't wait for our next meal there!!More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 26 November 2020

We had an amazing time in La Yola Restaurant, the food was delicious, we had Churrasco (sooo yummy) and Filete de Chillo. So recommended, Jorge was so cool and he did care about all the details. (La Grasa ;))

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 15 March 2020 via mobile

The setting at la Yola is lovely, great ocean front location and open decor. Great location for lunch when you can enjoy the view. My family and I have been coming to la Yola for likely 20 years. The food and service have always been...good. The menu has a great range of offerings. All sorts of seafood and rice and pasta dishes, pretty much something for everyone. I had the shrimp cooked in coconut milk which I enjoyed. We also had an eggplant dish that was very good too. They have a nice wine list. We recommend la Yola, enjoy!More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Puntacana123, Special Services Manager at La Yola Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2020

Dear JamesJoseph, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. To know you have been visiting us for so many years and that you continue coming is of great satisfaction to us. Your recommendation is much appreciated and of great value to La...More

Reviewed 4 March 2020

Finding this is a little tricky. It is in the Marina and just a matter of following signs. It is at the end of a road that currently is a dead end. It is within a secure complex, like all good touristic places and to...gain entry they require you to leave your ID at the gate. Having read this on TA already we gave in a drivers licence rather than a passport. The welcome at the restaurant was very nice and we had a very good table right by the water. It wasn’t very busy. I had the octopus as a starter which was excellent and my partner the Caesar Salad, very good. We then had the red snapper for main. It was good but the red snapper was slightly overcooked. Service was good and friendly. Would certainly recommendMore

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 3 March 2020

Have been to the Westin Resort area of Punta Cana several times. But this was our first time dining at La Yola Restaurant. A wonderful fine dining experience .Our server Moses was excellent. So kind,caring and a true top notch employee of this beautiful restaurant....The setting is gorgeous,restaurant decor is so wonderful..Each course was served and prepared to perfection. And a wonderful surprise: three excellent musicians serenaded each table. This is a must restaurant for everyone visiting this area. Thank you for such a wonderful dining experience.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Puntacana123, Owner at La Yola Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2020

Dear allybrach, We appreciate you taking the time to write your amiable review. It is a pleasure for us you enjoyed your visit. Our staff strives for excellence in service and are committed in making our customer’s visit a memorable one. We hope you visit...More

Reviewed 2 March 2020

I truly recommend La Yola for a long list of reasons. Ill start with the wonderful staff. I was planning a group dinner for 13 people, with varying needs and dietary restrictions. It was a pleasure working with Yoanny and his team. They made the...experience smooth and memorable and it was a great first night for the group. The setting was amazing and the food, phenomenal. Whether you are planning for a bigger group/event or want a small intimate experience, you can't go wrong at La Yola and should not pass up the opportunity to visit while in Punta Cana. Thanks again.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Puntacana123, Owner at La Yola Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2020

Dear luizbertolo, Thank you for taking the time to write your kind review and for recommending us. We are pleased to know we met your expectations and that you enjoyed your experience at La Yola Restaurant at Puntacana Resort & Club. Our staff is committed...More

Reviewed 7 February 2020 via mobile

Amazing experience!! Service is excellent, food is impressive. Everything was delicious!!! We ordered the ceviche, spinach dip, octopus, and tuna tartar and they were all so delicious. And for the main dish we had churrasco, risotto, and linguini. The decor is very Caribbean style, with...a high-end glamour. Overall, an amazing place for dinner with family or friends!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Puntacana123, Owner at La Yola Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2020

Dear A Estevez, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are pleased to know you enjoyed your visit to La Yola and found everything to be "delicious". Our staff is committed to excellence in service and in preparing a variety of...More

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