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Agave Cocina & Cantina

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Contemporary
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17158 Redmond Way, #180, Redmond, WA 98052-4405 (Avondale Way)
+1 425-881-8252
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Vancouver, Canada
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307 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unlike the retail stores surrounding it, you can access Agave from both the front (restaurant) and back (bar) parking lots, which is handy. The Happy Hour menu had a good choice of drinks and food, with chips and salsa etc while waiting. Quesadillas were especially tasty, service was really friendly. Enjoyed the visit.

Thank lomimu
Seattle, Washington
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is always pretty good and the happy hour menu has a good selection (and the portions are good). Drink prices are pretty good overall depending on the time/day of week. Bar area (much better space/look and feel than the rest of the restaurant) has patio in back that isn't too bad when it is nice out. Lots of TVs... More 

Thank Dane T
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149 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

I loved this restaurant. Unlike most Mexican restaurants, this is one where you want to order off the specialty entree section of the menu because they are amazing. The traditional carne asada was amazing. So so so good. The pork carnitas de cerdo was wonderful. I could eat those once a week and be happy. The margaritas and sangria were... More 

Thank ginKetchikan
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316 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

First time here and we were a little disappointed. Had the cocktail of the day, it was delicious. Had one great kids meal, one average one. Main meals were nice, nothing amazing. Service was ok but again nothing special. Overall it was a decent meal but nothing to rave about.

Thank fnqfamily
Seattle, Washington
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

All the expected dishes at a Mexican restaurant in the US. Just enough English in the menu to know what you're ordering. Reasonably attentive service, affordable pricing.

Thank sheriff88
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Love this place, some very interesting flavors, very subtle. The ceviche is the best I've ever had. Only complaint is that they had a big party on Thursday, so service was slow. But they are really nice people.

Thank Jim K
Redmond, Washington
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Have gone numerous times, many times bringing family and friends. My family,who eat Mexican food all the time, is from Arizona and they said the food is very good and very authentic.

Thank ValueTravler3
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Large family friendly restaurant. Very large portions, good margaritas. Traditional Mexican food. Enchilada average, and salsas good but not exceptional. Good place to bring kids, lively and lots of large tables.

Thank Mark S
Oslo, Norway
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59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

We stopped by here just by chance and were really happy we did. The bar has a great Monday margarita deal for $5,50. The Happy Hour menu is pretty darn good, don't miss the jalapeño cheese dip or the nachos. Really tasty. Nice waitstaff and great TVs to watch your favorite sports playoff.

Thank tina o
Deba00, Public Relations Manager at Agave Cocina & Cantina, responded to this review

Thanks, for taking the time to give your feedback. We hope to see you again soon. Julian Ramos owner & Agave Team More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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43 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

Good quality mexican food and reasonably priced. Can recommend the chicken fajitas and the chicken wings!

Thank undercovercarrot1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Television, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17158 Redmond Way, #180, Redmond, WA 98052-4405
    (Avondale Way)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Redmond
  • Phone Number: +1 425-881-8252
Agave Cocina & Cantina serving hand-crafted food that is preservative and lard free, organic whenever possible, delicious and healthy, open in Redmond since 2011. Agave's signature dishes include Chile Rellenos with three cheeses; tamales freshly made in-house topped with mild, pickled red onion and Mexican creme; Prawn, Scallop and Halibut Enchiladas and Agave's sizzling meat, seafood or vegetarian Fajitas, accompanied by sauteed green and red peppers, sweet yellow onions, beer braised black beans, romaine lettuce, jack cheese, sour cream, guacamole and fresh, warm tortillas made in-house. We serve many small plates and full meals, build a meal of your own or order a full sized entree: when hunger strikes. Entree salads, appetizers and desserts round out the menu. Specialty cocktails feature Agave's impressive selection of premium, hard to find and limited production tequilas (over 150+) and highlight scratch Margaritas in traditional lime and fruit combinations. Join restaurateur Julian Ramos, his family and their friendly staff today for a fun, affordable, drink or meal either at Lunch, Happy Hour (early & late) or drop-in for weekend brunch.

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