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Las olas

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Mexican, Southwestern
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1127 Military Cutoff Rd Ste A-2, The forum, Wilmington, NC 28405-3682
+1 910-679-4009
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11:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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USA
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151 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A unique combination of barbecue and Mexican fusion cuisine served in a pleasant ambience. The brisket with mole was not bad. If we had ordered a few margaritas to enjoy with the free chips and salsa, we probably would have enjoyed it more.

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Thank MikeInUSA
Hillsborough, North Carolina
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228 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Casual dining experience. The chips and salsa are super delicious. Las Olas is one of a few owned by the same owner(s). The salsa is the same as Tower 7, K38 Baja Grill and the other locations. We have been to the 3 mentioned in this review. Of the 3 this was our favorite. Waitresses more friendly, super clean, prices,... More 

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Thank NCluvtrav
Davenport, Iowa
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Went on recommendation of local relatives. Street corn was to die for. Santa Fe tacos were good for price. Ambiance inside is super cute with hanging lanterns. Our server clearly didnt want to be there or at least acted as if. We enjoyed the food just didnt feel welcome there by her. I suppose I would go back and give... More 

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Thank cfunk1027
Cape Carteret, North Carolina
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221 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

We stopped in for lunch expecting Ameri/mex food. We found the food, drinks and the wait staff way better than we expected from the location of the café. It is in the strip mall across the street from Mayfair Shopping center. After the first bite, Las Olas became our new go to restaurant in Wilmington. The food was so much... More 

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Thank Harold J
Wilmington, North Carolina
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34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Tried this place for the first time a week or so ago. It must be popular, as we didn't visit at a "peak" time but there was a small wait for tables. They have outside seating as well as indoors - all nicely themed. Even with the wait, we were seated swiftly. We tried out their margaritas - big mistake,... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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418 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

The Las Olas Mexi-Q Grill is part of a family owned chain in Wilmington. While my wife and I usually visit their K-38 Baja Grill location we decided on visiting the Las Olas restaurant which was close to where we were shopping. Inside, the restaurant is decorated to give you a touch of the "Surf Life along the Central American... More 

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Thank pparrothead
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

Great variety in menu! Everything from salads to sandwiches were delicious. Accommodated our large group efficiently!

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Thank carolp157
Wilmington, North Carolina
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160 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

I've been to this restaurant before, located in The Forum, a strip shopping mall, across from Mayfaire, on Military Cutoff. This time I was meeting a group of friends. The restaurant was busy, which is not uncommon. On Tuesday nights they offer $3.00 Margaritas and $2.00 fish tacos. That tends to bring in a crowd because both are very good,... More 

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Thank Matthew W
Wilmington, North Carolina
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

Las Olas is part of a local "chain' of Mexican Restaurants, including Tower 7 and K38. These Restaurants serve the best Margaritas (Cantinaritas) in town. But Las Olas has more to offer than a good drink. The food is excellent. Unlike the K38 side of the the chain, Las Olas is more a taqueria. Everything is really tasty, from the... More 

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Thank Ralph R
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

What a surprise to find authentic mexican food at this location. The service was good, but the food everything fresh and made well. The quantity was plenty to feed two people and delicious. What a delight,I'd actually go out of my way to go back.

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Thank Jim D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1127 Military Cutoff Rd Ste A-2, The forum, Wilmington, NC 28405-3682
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-679-4009
Description
Sister restaurant to baja KM 38

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?