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Las Olas Mexican Restaurant

2939 Carlsbad Blvd, On the 101, Just North of Carlsbad Village Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2904
+1 760-434-5850
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“cabbage salad” (11 reviews)
“tacos” (21 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2939 Carlsbad Blvd, On the 101, Just North of Carlsbad Village Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2904
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Relaxing atmosphere, we sat at the bar. Service was okay considering the bartender also had tables. Margaritas were okay, the special of the day cost $8.00. Food was okay. Veggie tostada $11.50, no sides. Giant plate, lots of garnish.

Thank ScarlettHippie
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend really wanted to eat Mexican food and my job was to pick the place. After spending much time researching, talking to locals and doing site visits in Carlsbad Village, we decided Las Olas was the spot. We are so glad we did. We...More

Thank DebBAuburn_WA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the lunch special menu because of the low prices. I had a bowl of chicken tortilla soup and a house salad for under $9. The salad dressing that comes with it was delicious! Several beer options available. Outdoor seating was nice and the restaurant...More

Thank Christin A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and adult son spent a lovely , rainy afternoon having lunch there. The waitress was spot on with her recommendations. The shrimp and scallops was incredibly delicious as was the seafood my son had. Good margaritas rounded out our experience. Good chips and...More

Thank PattiAbloom
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The caring and attentive staff were the icing on the cake that was a fantastic lunch!! I highly recommend the flights of margaritas. The prices are reasonable for what you receive. All of our meals were way more than we could eat in one sitting!...More

Thank Benjamin D
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Asked a local where to go, they sent us here. It was very good. We really enjoyed the guacamole and ships. The portion was generous and the margaritas looked good. I wish we had went for dinner.

Thank Binnidm
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I have to make a point to visit Las Olas every trip to San Diego...it seems to embody all that is the Endless Summer of California....the sandy parking lot, the beach crowd, the sandy floors, the bolted down benches, the perfectly wonderful Mexican food and...More

Thank Pbaileyglobal
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We celebrated my husband's birthday while spending a week in Carlsbad. We were looking for great Mexican food by the beach and we found it! Made it in time for the lunch specials, which cannot be beat! Lots of food, great quality, fair price, and...More

Thank Victoria B
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Mehhhh nothing great. Only the location and ambience can mayyybbbeeee bring me back but highly unlikely . The food was blah. Happy hour doesn't really have special prices (fish taco $4; taquitos with guac $7). Skip this place.

Thank OC_M_Lu
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This was recommended to us for breakfast from hotel staff. Breakfast menu was very small, was allright but wouldn't go back for breakfast, maybe for dinner.

Thank antegogo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
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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