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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%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (39 reviews)
“enchiladas” (13 reviews)
“pulled beef” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 9:30 pm Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
50 State St, Newburyport, MA 01950-6610
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Barbara D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank Autumnlover74
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

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.

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

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.

Thank acb2199
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Consistently great food. Can be busy, but worth the wait. Service usually very strong with the occasional letdown when it is very busy. While it is not as inexpensive as other Mexican Restaurants, the quality of food make it a great value.

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Newburyport has no shortage of restaurants and our cuisine of choice this trip to Newburyport was Mexican and we were told Agave is the place. We arrived and looked at the larger than normal Mexican restaurant menu and didn't mind the $2.95 per table charge...More

Thank JoeKupe
Reviewed 9 August 2018

My family comes to Newburyport once per year and most restaurants will not accommodate 20-30 people. Agave is always available for us. Each year when I call to make a reservation, they are responsive and helpful and even ask if it's a special event. When...More

Thank Kristin1118
Reviewed 1 August 2018

The food and service were quite good. But the restaurant was crowded and you feel it. Everyone is bustling around, its a bit loud. Its a lovely place but don't expect a relaxing environment

Thank bkoko1046
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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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