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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%
  • Average19%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible3%
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“taco” (24 reviews)
“enchiladas” (15 reviews)
“lobster” (9 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin
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650 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

On the advice of locals the night before, we gave Las Olitas a shot. Sooo happy! Service was great, view of the bay was to die for, and the food...sooo good. I had the blue corn tamales with seafood - delicious! Try their sangria, too....More

Thank katyscat
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Shortly after arriving in the city we went to the pier for lunch. Olita’s had a good menu so we decided to eat there. From our table we could see surfers, sailboats and sea lions. We all liked what we ordered and the ahi fish...More

Thank Leslie C
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

This restaurant runs a special for Tuesday and Thursday tacos beer or margaritas. Remember when your order nothing extra comes with it so if you want beans and rice it's an extra $4 the place was packed when we went there on Thursday very noisy...More

Thank nazkar14
Reviewed 13 January 2018

If you are looking for seafood Mexican, this is an ok place. It is on the expensive side. The combinations are interesting. We enjoyed good service.

Thank JeriLG
Reviewed 19 December 2017

The food here is absolutely great. We were there on a winter night, mid week, very small crowd. The persimmon salad was absolutely to die for... Fish tacos excellent, lobster a bit messy but pretty good (I would do something less messy). Drinks good, nice...More

Thank Rod N
Reviewed 27 November 2017

We decided to host our wedding rehearsal dinner at Olitas as we were getting married in the area. From first contact through the actual event, the Olitas staff was phenomenal! The gentleman we coordinated with (Pat) to plan the event was so responsive and easy...More

Thank Lauren S
Reviewed 31 October 2017

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 31 October 2017

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 17 October 2017 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, 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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