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Agave Roja

) #6 of 55 Restaurants in Corolla $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
807B Ocean Trl, Monterey Plaza, Corolla, NC 27927-9610
+1 252-453-0446
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (47 reviews)
“guacamole” (74 reviews)
“camarones” (16 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
807B Ocean Trl, Monterey Plaza, Corolla, NC 27927-9610
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you are hungry for extra ordinary Hispanic food, then Agave Roja is the restaurant for you. This is not your typical "Mexican" restaurant. Menus items are for more sophisticated pallets, and as such are exquisite in presentation and taste. Reservations are a must, and...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mexican restaurants are located all over the Outer Banks, but this is worth a visit without a doubt. We recently ate at this restaurant and they were able to accommodate our family of 14 (16 years old to 80) with just a little wait time....More

1  Thank Susan I
Reviewed 1 week ago

That is all you need to know unless they have another pork special to choose from. Everything we've had there is excellent and authentic. Great tequila's as well as you would expect. Mexican street corn is outstanding as well.

Thank jjkirby
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate dinner here for the first time last week. The service and food were both excellent. Service was prompt and accommodating. Our waiter went out his way to interact with and make sure our young son was enjoying his visit. Everyone especially loved the salsa...More

Thank Acer82
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went as a large party of 14. Everyone enjoyed their drinks and meals. The food was tasty and servings were large. More expensive than most Mexican restaurants: We had 9 adults and five children (and with dinners and one drink each) the bill was...More

Thank Laurelandbetsy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been going to this restaurant for several years--at least once per visit (usually more) every time we are in the Outer Banks. We love the fish tacos and guacamole. We also tried Mariscos Enchiladas this time and they were excellent. I am deducting one...More

1  Thank Loves2TravelX2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like authentic Mexican, then check this place out! Excellent Mexican food. The Margarita's were super yummy! Our waiter, Patrick, was great! He answered all our questions and helped to make our experience very enjoyable. I strongly recommend calling for a reservation in advance.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not your run of the mill Mexican dishes; this place has excellent Mexican food. We went on a Sunday evening as we had just arrived in the OBX. There were a couple of large families but there were small tables available. Our server was quite...More

Thank WesternPAAndiamo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was a great stop for dinner one night. We love places that have offerings for our vegan daughter and this place was very good. Great service. Would recommend

Thank Rose404
Reviewed 19 June 2017

First night family dinner after arriving to the Outer Banks. This Mexican restaurant is really good; I recommend getting a reservation because it gets busy (and go early). I also recommend getting a table away from the door. Our table had the taquitos, soup, avocado...More

Thank Walter O
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michele c
1 July 2015|
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Response from John M | Property representative |
We do with enough notice. Please call.
michele c
1 July 2015|
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Response from Angel T | Reviewed this property |
They do take out orders but not if they're really busy. I would suggest arranging an early pick up
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 22
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 03:00
11:30 - 03:00
11:30 - 03:00
11:30 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 807B Ocean Trl, Monterey Plaza, Corolla, NC 27927-9610
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Corolla
  • Phone Number: +1 252-453-0446
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We visited the last week of June, 2012 and they told us they had only been open 10 days. They handled a party of 15 as if they were doing if for years. The salsa was unbelievable! The food was light fresh and delicious!!
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