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Chestnut, Carlsbad, CA
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 17:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

We came here twice last year and again this year. It is always so fresh and so good!! Everything is made from scratch.The family that owns it are so caring and friendly. It is definitely a local favorite. We cannot wait to return.

Thank arizonagalpal
Carlsbad, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

This has been one of my favorite places to eat for years. And it just keeps getting better. You know it is good when the local neighborhood residents are among its loyal customers. The Meat is from Tip Top, so you know its good! Try it, you'll like it.

Thank sandra m
San Diego, California
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Lots of great hole-in-the-walls in north county! Skip them all and go here!! Ambiance is weak but food is amazing. Lola's been here since the 1940's. Nice folks but great authentic food. Never been a tostada guy but tostadas are amazing! Everything I have ordered has been very good. I go every week or 2 cause I just moved to... More 

Thank Peter U
San Diego, California
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

This is probably my favorite Mexican restaurant on the planet. Not just for the amazing food but the amazing people as well. I can't tell you how nice it is to walk in to somewhere and have the people know your name. Great local spot.

Thank TravelingToTheEdge
Carlsbad, California
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015

Home style Mexican food! Wonderful food! The owners and staff are the best! Connie and Ofelia have owned humble store for years! A go to place in our local "Barrio" , that is the safest places in the world.

Thank Thomas R
San Diego, California, United States
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69 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

Lola's is the oldest consecutive business in Carlsbad and you don't stay in business that long without having great food. My favorite is the bean and cheese burrito, yum! The beans come for heaven, they are so smooth.

Thank Cherimarie P
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2013 via mobile

I love Lolas. Everyone is so nice and they have wonderful Mexican Food. Order in or take it to go. Right across from the boys and girls club. Great to take to the beach

Thank mhaider

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chestnut, Carlsbad, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
Decades-old, local haunt.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?