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Salsa & Agave Mexican Grill

#564 of 2,906 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Yaletown & False Creek North
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1223 Pacific Blvd, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2R6, Canada
+1 604-408-4228
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Nelson, Canada
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125 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for lunch, food was good, came quickly & was reasonably priced. They have excellent lunch specials, Sangria, Micheladas and other bevies. We were mid afternoon, so it wasn't busy, but still had a vibrant atmosphere.

Thank Robyn G
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225 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good location close to the Yaletown station but overall pretty much hit and miss. Overpriced for Mexican food and no real passion shown in the presentation. A few chips and a small bowl of salsa to start, but not that you'll want more. Caesar salad is a wilted clump of lettuce for $7. Mains are ok - nothing spectacular and... More 

Thank LongWayAcross
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74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Authentic Mexican food, beer and tequila. Very easy on the budget and a great variety of dishes to try.

Thank Mick K
United Kingdom
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267 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 469 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Visited a few weeks ago for some late lunch. The menu is extensive and there will be something for everyone. I opted for tacos and guacamole; overall it was a nice meal.

1 Thank Lola H
Dundee, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

I wonder if I am missing something here as most of the other reviews being so great! I ordered the chicken enchiladas and they were completely bland, with a very disappointing salsa, tasting like the sauce from canned baked beans. I had high hopes based on the other reviews but was totally disappointed. The staff were lovely, very attentive service,... More 

Thank Faye S
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74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Family run, excellent food choices, tastes just like Mexico. Owner is from Zihuatanejo and majority of staff speak Spanish. Have a nice deck which is licensed.

1 Thank Mick K
Seattle, Washington
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The tortilla soup was amazing and the birria the have on weekends is amazing. Best Micheladas in town and the fresa margarita blended even better than is some places in Mexico. Owner is mexican and he is very nice

1 Thank Jon K
Vancouver, Canada
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Salsa & Agave serves very authentic Mexican food. Their service is very friendly and fast and the atmosphere is fun and casual. They have the best margaritas! Great place to watch soccer.

1 Thank Gail P
Vancouver Island, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Good service. Bland food. Ordered burrito. Dry and tasteless. Salsa is a thin liquid with no taste. Don't ask for extra . They charge. Enchiladas have cubed chicken , no spice. Also tried the rolled beef tacos. The beef inside was dry and chewy. The presentation of the food is great. Looks yummy but does not taste yummy ! Tried... More 

1 Thank 289juergen
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Cheap and cheerful but really not great compared to other Mexican food I've eaten in British Columbia - not recommended

Thank clairem172

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1223 Pacific Blvd, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2R6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Yaletown & False Creek North
  • Neighbourhood: Yaletown & False Creek North
  • Phone Number: +1 604-408-4228

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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