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Las Olas Mexican Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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2939 Carlsbad Blvd, On the 101, Just North of Carlsbad Village Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2904
+1 760-434-5850
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Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
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New York, New York, United States
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167 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

THis restaurant is across from the ocean. I timed my dinner to be seated at the patio so I could watch the sunset. They have a good happy hour with great drinks and appetizers. Service however was not up to speed. I had passed this restaurant many times and finally stopped in. it was perfect! Low key and decent food.

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Thank Kaijk
Steamboat Springs
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was good. No queso dip. The shrimp taco was wonderful! The enchilada sauce was fantastic, steak burrito was just ok. The house margaritas were great!

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Thank Jcopeland11
San Diego, California, United States
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I ordered a beef tostada, cold meat. Big turn off. You would hope the meat could be hot on your plate.

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Thank Dale B
Carlsbad, California
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were craving Mexican food, so we went here as the rating were good. It was very crowded when we went and had to wait for a table. I ordered a vegetarian meal and it was not good. The temperature of the food was lukewarm. Our server, never checked on us and it took a long time to get our... More 

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Lebanon, Oregon
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went with our kids and granddaughters for lunch after a morning on the beach. Relaxed atmosphere was perfect and service was fast and friendly. Good selection of Mexican dishes and the fish tacos I got were delicious. My husband got the beef burrito and I sampled it and it was tasty as well. Good selection of beer on tap... More 

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Thank dc662015
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife & I have eaten at Las Olas a couple of times; once to have dinner with friends who suggested it, and another time because we were looking for Mexican food and a change of scenery. Both times we left thinking, "I've had better". It's not that the food is bad, it's just not all that good and certainly... More 

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Thank Mtrob326
North Richland Hills, TX
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Las Olas has great food and waiters. It's a beautiful open air place and has the BEST Pineapple Jalapeno margaritas EVER!!

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Thank Starfish63
Carlsbad
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

A great place to take the kids for a good time and good food. Servers can handle the kids plus serve the rest of the family as needed. Fun time.

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Thank Janice R
Sacramento, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

Wanted a place to get a quick seat... this was perfect. Our waiter was outstanding, food came quick and was excellent. Had a kids menu which was an added bonus.

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Thank loriann1130
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Great vibe especially at week end. Atmosphere is really good and service is good. Decent food and drinks priced reasonably. Worth a visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2939 Carlsbad Blvd, On the 101, Just North of Carlsbad Village Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2904
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-434-5850

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?