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“Fun place to meet for mexican food”

Las Olas Mexican Restaurant
Ranked #18 of 355 Restaurants in Carlsbad
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed April 17, 2013

Las Olas is a fun place to meet friends for a meal, very festive with a mixture of south of the border and surfer atmosphere. The food is ok, but not great. The service is always friendly but sometimes a little slow (but that could be because we usually go with a large group).

Thank Jer29_11-14
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Reviewed April 16, 2013

I love Los Olas. Environment, decor, staff, food... Indoor/outdoor. Food always fresh. Best carnitas around. The fish and carne asada are excellent as well. The taco plates are big enough to share or take home for tomorrow. Not a big tequila drinker but they also make excellent margaritas.

Thank lovethecroc
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Reviewed April 9, 2013

We had lunched at Las Olas in Cardiff by the Sea and found it to be an outstanding restaurant. Their eatery in Carlsbad is equally good. We had lunch there with another couple and our entrees included shrimp tacos, a beef burrito, and chili rellenos with sides of salad, beans, rice, etc. The margaritas were adequate if not outstanding. The meals were well prepared and presented and very tasty. All in all it was a very enjoyable lunch with some old friends from Georgia. A visit to Las Olas would be well worth your while.

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Thank Gordon C
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Reviewed March 20, 2013

First visit to Carlsbad Village and we took a recommendation to eat at Las Olas. Yummy food & the complimentary nachos & salsa was amazing! We were a bit lost when we entered, though. because a sign said "wait to be seated" but no one was there to greet us. We stood around uncertainly for a few minutes till we were welcomed & asked to sit anywhere we liked. The food was great though and the staff were kind enough to explain the food to us too!

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Thank Luvena R
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Reviewed March 3, 2013

It has been a year since I was there, but the atmosphere was fun and exciting and the food was AWESOME!!! I would definitely eat there again!!!

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Thank sheila1212_12
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