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Agave Mexican Bistro

50 State St, Newburyport, MA 01950-6610
+1 978-499-0428
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
50 State St, Newburyport, MA 01950-6610
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here after visiting the small local movie theater (also great - see separate review). We had a light (late) dinner and a couple of drinks, and everything was excellent! The waiter was super friendly and helpful, the food fresh and good, and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Dan J
Reviewed 12 November 2018

The fish did not taste fresh at all. My friends pulled chicken tasted like it was made a few days prior Nice wait staff

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bella3814
Dawn M, Owner at Agave Mexican Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the feedback on your visit to Agave Mexican Bistro. We take all of our reviews very seriously. I would like to speak to you directly about your experience. Please call or email and ask for myself or the General Manager.

Reviewed 29 October 2018

Best place for an amazingly fresh Salad! I love the grilled salad but the the Avacado Shrimp is hands down the best Salad in town! I come here often with friends. Yummy chips and Salsa, the Guac is amazing and the cheese/corn chowder is off...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Anke_Schafer
Reviewed 24 October 2018

We had lunch at this lovely spot right downtown. The guac was a huge serving, so fresh and yummy. The salsa is fresh homeade and just spicy enough. the Red Snapper ceviche was truly to DIE for. and the margaritas were super strong and yum....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Cruiser785861
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Very disappointed and treated unfairly by a person we believe was the manager or owner. Yesterday, we sat down at an outside table with our mini Labradoodle. When we arrived there were two other tables where guests had dogs sitting under their table. One table...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Barbara D
Dawn M, Owner at Agave Mexican Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for letting us know about your experience. Agave Mexican Bistro follows Newburyport's Health regulations that include the ADA's rules and regulations for service animals. I'm sorry if the host at the time of your visit did not relay this specifically to you, but...More

Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

I love Mexican food and was really looking forward to finally trying Agave. They had a large margarita menu, and I ordered the El Patron classic margarita. It was good but way too small. We also had tableside guacamole made, not the best I have...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Autumnlover74
Dawn M, Owner at Agave Mexican Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for letting us about your recent visit to Agave, we take our reviews very seriously. Our Margaritas come in a hand blown glass that vary in size due to the custom nature of the glass being created. No two are alike. We use...More

Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

How could someone comment “Doesn’t feel Mexican”? Really? Just dive in and give it a try. Superb margaritas...not your typical run of the mill, but top shelf. Chips and salsa are excellent but DO NOT leave without ordering Agave Nachos. Life altering! This restaurant is...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Randall M
Reviewed 7 September 2018

We enjoyed Agave. I had a margarita that I really enjoyed (and I don't typically drink tequila). Tamales were delicious. Great salsa. Great view onto the street from the second floor table. If you like Mexican, I'd recommend Agave.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Originalonso
Reviewed 29 August 2018

I enjoyed my chili relleno and my soup. They were perfectly fine for lunch and the service was delightful. They've got the world "Almuerzo" spelled wrong on their menu—that means lunch, which I found rather a significant oversight. It's okay, I'm not sure I'd go...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank PhDeviate
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Agave is delicious, I've never had anything I didn't like. Both food and drinks are great and you can normally get seating out on the patio, which is great when the weather is nice.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank acb2199
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 State St, Newburyport, MA 01950-6610
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newburyport
  • Phone Number: +1 978-499-0428
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