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Las Olitas Cantina & Grill

650 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
+1 831-458-9393
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible3%
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“taco” (20 reviews)
“enchiladas” (15 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin
$$ - $$$
650 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter had been to Olita's before, and assured me I was going to really like the restaurant. And was she right! She called to reserve a table by the window at sunset, and we were seated immediately, and served promptly. Our waitress was very...More

Thank lputts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had lunch with family over the weekend after walking down the boardwalk. Las Olitas was not very busy & there were maybe six tables tops seated in the entire restaurant. We were hoping for a view of the ocean after reading other reviews &...More

Thank Alecia P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were just walking the wharf and wanted Mexican food so this was our pick. Had not read reviews but was very pleased with the food and service. It was a late lunch in the middle of the week so there was no crowd. Great...More

Thank Annette C
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Very friendly place. Staff were polite and charming. Good food selection and quality. Friendly regulars at the bar all praising the place - good bar staff too! Great location on the wharf.

Thank alpaca2016
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We went in for cocktails and got talking to some regulars who recommended our food. It was superb. I loved the food and the bartender, Patrick, great service.

Thank The Happy Gardeners
Reviewed 6 September 2017

It was easy to walk down the wharf and get seated immediately. We were not on the side of the restaurant with the view of the water but had a nice table overlooking the wharf. The staff was friendly although the service was slow. I...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017

If you dont mind busy and loud... the food and drinks were fantastic here on Tuesday night. They offer a $7 taco and margarita that is top notch worth it. with a extra order of salsas and guacamole it was more than enough food.

Thank Shannon M
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

I was very displeased with my last visit. We had 10 people in our party (which I know can be tough for waitstaff) but everything went wrong. It took 20 min for water and bread. The drinks came out at all different times. I ordered...More

Thank rachleff
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Met an old friend here. I had the wild boar, which was excellent, and my wife had the blackened fish tacos - both were excellent. The chips were good and plentiful. The extra sauces are definitely worth the extra money. My friend said that it...More

Thank Brett D
Reviewed 19 August 2017

the food here is giid, there is a huge menu and over looksd the stage on the wharf. i've gobe here dozens of time and never had a bad yime wuth anything. the staff id friendly and helpful/ I'd take my family there anyday

Thank Will S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 650 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-458-9393
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