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1063 Vine St, Healdsburg, CA 95448-4829
10:00 - 21:00
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Healdsburg, CA
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395 reviews
308 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

We live in town and first tried Agave about five years ago. We only been back three times since then because the food is delicious and authentic only most of the time, and the service continues to be spotty and amateurish. This time my wife ordered molcajete (which we've had before con mucho gusto), and I ordered the birria special.... More 

Thank CaliforniaFellow
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229 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Decided on a late lunch on the patio at Agave. Good choice. Freshest, crispiest tortilla chips with an elegant guacamole and a refreshingly icy margarita. Tried something different this time and ordered pork flautas with rice and beans. My server, Marlen, was cordial and efficient. Gracias!

Thank judithsaxs
San Rafael, California
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191 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Had the shrimp taco and 1 fish taco. Pretty good. I have had better, but also have had worse. Definitely would eat there again if in the area and desire for Mexican cuisine!

Thank Gelliott415
Palm Springs, California
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93 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Great lunch for 6. The Chicken Mole Tamales and the veggie Quesadilla were outstanding. Ice cold Dos Equis amber on tap. The chips, salsa and guacamole were also top notch. Good, casual, comfortable ambience and great service! We are from Southern CA, but will return whenever possible.

Thank Bill H
San Luis Obispo, California
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105 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Located in a strip center near the Safeway store. Carnitas is super, the best that I have ever had. My wife's Mole Negro De Oaxaca was darn good too. Guacamole - small - was small and the only item of less value $5.50. Margaritas $9.00 each.

Thank buzkal
Nice, United States
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016

While the food was presented very pleasantly, it was very bland and tasteless for Mexican food. The rice had no flavor at all and the carnitas tasted like a pork roast cooked with no seasonings.

Thank Cheryl L
Petaluma, California
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47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2016

My first exposure to Oxoacan food was a good one. The cuisine is refreshingly different from other Mexican restaurants. The ambience is cozy and the servioce was excellent.

Thank Vasanti J
La Canada, California
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726 reviews
426 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 462 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2015

This place does not serve regular Mexican food...all their dishes are a little "gourmet". E.g., their Mexican pizza has cabbage on it! One entree was "infused" with avocado leaves...whatever that means! Their pre-dinner chips were dry...when I tried to salt them, the salt just slid right off! Margaritas were strong. They tasted like they were made the old fashioned way...with... More 

Thank Rogerdob
Oregon, Wisconsin
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66 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2015

We searched pretty hard when we arrived in Healdsburg to find a restaurant where we could get some authentic Mexican homemade goodness. Oaxaca region was not something we expected to find, so we were pleasantly surprised to say the least. When we pulled into Healdsburg for the night, we spotted a couple places we could have tried, but one was... More 

Thank J J
Healdsburg, California
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283 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015

There are many taquerias in Healdsburg...even Zagat rated believe it or not, but after years of eating here in town I think Agave is clearly the best Mexican restaurant in Healdsburg. The restaurant interior is unique in that it is attractive and comfortable. The colors are nice and the atmosphere is pleasant. But the proof is in the food. Love... More 

Thank mrt1955

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1063 Vine St, Healdsburg, CA 95448-4829
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Healdsburg
  • Phone Number: 707-433-2411

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