A la Vara

The owners make it clear that this is "Your Place" to come and relax in a nice, calm environment that serves up great food and refreshing drinks. Although it caters to locals, tourists are more than welcome to stop by for one of the best meals in town.


Serving authentic Puerto Rican cuisine, guests are known to rave about the roast pork and the lechon. As a bonus, all of the drinks are made with fresh fruit.

A la Vara is a bar and grill where they proudly serve their take on Creole cuisine. As far as the style of dining and food goes, the setting is very casual. This eatery is open for both dinner and lunch, so make time to try it. You could discover flavors you've been missing all your life.


A small, casual restaurant this spot is completely open air and comparable to a roadside eatery where you are sitting on plastic picnic tables under a roof. Stop by on Sundays for live music.


A la Vara is located toward the center of Dorado.

Restaurant visitors will be able to visit a couple active pursuits in the area, for instance, Dorado Del Mar Golf Club and Dorado Beach. The latter option is the closest place to hit the beach, and is just a short distance from the restaurant.

Nearby Restaurants

For guests seeking out another local restaurant with similar kinds of food and/or a similar ambiance, there are quite a few nearby places to consider, including Blue Seahorse Bar & Grill.

Of course, if you're looking for something a little different, this section of Puerto Rico has an excellent list of food and drink venues that will suit the tastes of nearly every type of diner. For instance, you might also consider trying a different kind of fare from a close by area restaurant, like Metropol Dorado, which is a short distance away away.

Hours and Other Info

A a Vara is known for its reasonable pricing.

This restaurant is closed on Monday and Tuesday.

Contact Info

Location: Road 693, Dorado, Puerto Rico

Phone: (787) 796-1313


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