Las Olas serves authentic Mexican food and drinks on Highway 101 in Cardiff, with a view of the Pacific Ocean to the west and San Elijo Lagoon to the south. Open since 1981, Las Olas has a colorful dining room and an outdoor patio to savor the beautiful views. Appetizers run from $4.50 to $13.50, taco platters $13.50 to $16.50, veggie specialties from $8.50 to $9.50, and seafood at market price. Happy hour specials change with the seasons and include discounts on food as well as drinks. Los Olas has another location on Highway 101 in Carlsbad.