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. The style of the restaurant and its dishes is considered by most to be very casual. This dining option is on the table during both dinner and lunch, so give it a try. You might discover some dishes that you fall in love with.


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 in the heart of Dorado.

Those looking to soak up the sun will be able to find a couple outdoor activities in the vicinity, like Dorado Del Mar Golf Club and Dorado Beach. The latter is the closest spot to access the beach, and is located in the same general vicinity as A la Vara.

Nearby Restaurants

For those trying to find another restaurant with similar types of food or a similar price range, there are lots of nearby options to choose from, including Blue Seahorse Bar & Grill.

In contrast, if you want something a little different, this region of Puerto Rico boasts an impressive selection of restaurants that will be sure to suit the tastes of nearly every kind of diner. For instance, you can try another type of food at a close by stop, like Metropol Dorado, which is a short distance away away.

Hours and Cost

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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