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“Taco Tuesday, here we come!”

Las Olas Mexican Restaurant
Cuisines: Mexican, Latin
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Good for: Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Since 1981, Las Olas Mexican Restaurant has served the best authentic fresh Mexican food near the beach!Please join us for margaritas, lunch and dinner specials, full bar and craft beers, Taco Tuesdays, Happy Hour Monday thru Friday till 6 pm, group parties, dog friendly patio dining, great service, and an amazing atmosphere!The menu allows customers a wide variety of options: Build your own seafood, chicken, pork, or carne asada tacos, enjoy delicious favorites like roasted chili relleños stuffed with fall-off-the-bone-tender carnitas, or delight in our seasonal grilled vegetable enchiladas. It's honest food, prepared fresh daily from scratch with wholesome ingredients - never powdered or granulated spice mixes like others tend to use - and their customers appreciate it.Want a Margarita or an ice cold beer? Las Olas Margaritas are famous, and many of our draft beer selections are from San Diego's own incredible breweries. Try the house infused roasted pineapple and jalapeño tequila in a Pineapple n' Chile Margarita some time. It's unique and delicious.Thanks for coming in we really appreciate your business!Visit us online or call any of our three locations for additional information.
Carlsbad, California, United States
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“Taco Tuesday, here we come!”
Reviewed November 23, 2012

The Carlsbad location is located in the Carlsbad Village. It is a very comfortable location, with large window looking out over the street traffic. It has great happy hour specials, and daily dinner specials.

Visited October 2012
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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Great Carnitas!”
Reviewed November 13, 2012

In town on business and wanted some authentic Mexican. Was directed here and was not disapointed! Fish tacos were very good, but true highlight for me were the carnitas (pork tacos) - really some of the best I've ever tasted. Overall, really great atmosphere and experience, would definetely recommend to anyone travelling in the Del Mar area of San Diego.

  • Visited November 2012
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Orange County, CA
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79 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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“Pleasantly Surprised”
Reviewed October 30, 2012

After a wonderful day with my daughter (left the wife at home) at Sea World, my daughter was craving Mexican food. Performed a restaurant search on my navigation system & found Las Olas. It was only a little ways off the freeway so we decided to give it a try. We got there at the perfect time, 6:10 PM... only a few minutes waiting for the patio seating. From the margarita to the chile rellenos, it was an exceptional meal with awesome service (thanks Ariana). This will be my "GO TO" restaurant anytime I'm in the Del Mar area.

  • Visited October 2012
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San Diego, California
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15 restaurant reviews
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“Always a fun experience”
Reviewed October 21, 2012

The food is very good...and what is special about this restaurant is the very fun experience. It has a great location, just across from the ocean...and the energy and decor is very upbeat. I love to take out-of towers here for a good California/Mexican food experience.

Visited August 2012
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Vail, Arizona
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40 reviews
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“Good food and drinks at reasonable prices.”
Reviewed October 20, 2012

Everytime we vacation at San Elijo, we make it a point to visit Las Olas. We were just there and had two combo meals(enchilada and taco) plus two margaritas each and our bill was less than 30 dollars. Food is good and the drinks are stiff. Can't wait for our next visit.

  • Visited October 2012
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