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“Old Town Visit”
Review of El Agave

El Agave
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Ranked #180 of 4,931 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 20 - USD 50
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighbourhood: Old Town
Cross street: Old Town Ave
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We stopped in for a quick drink and appetizer. The largest selection of Tequila I have ever seen. Great selection of appetizers and excellent service. A little off the beaten path but well worth finding. A must add to your San Diego restaurant bucket list.

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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We were in the mood for Mexican food and found El Agave in Open table. There were only about 4 tables full in a Sunday night. The best way I can describe the restaurant is rustic. They have decorated the restaurant with tequila bottles which were in desperate need of a good dusting. That being said, our waiter was great and recommended drinks and food choices. They brought chips and salsas to the table and my husband tried a tequila flight which was interesting. I ordered the Filete Chipotle which was one of the best steaks I have ever had and was cooked to perfection. If I was rating the food, I would give El Agave a solid 4. I'm giving it a 3 because I feel like it needs to be cleaned up a little bit.

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

This has been my go to place in Old Town for the last many years and I have taken a lot of friends here who have all enjoyed the experience. This is in a lower profile building in Old Town (south part) away from the main tourist strip and above a liquor store. The Tequila collection is great if you want to taste a few different kinds and the food is more oriented towards Mole sauces rather than some of the cheesy tex-mex you can get in california and texas. Great food choices (tasty and well presented) and good service.

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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent tasty octopus tacos also had tequila mule sweet and refreshing. Great service impressive wall of tequila. Highly recommended would definitely go back!

1  Thank Judy H
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

When your Uber driver wants to drop you off in front of a run-liquor store, don't ask him to turn - prepare for an amazing meal.

Absolutely the BEST Mexican Food anywhere.

A huge tequila list with many aged 5, 10 or more.

The food and service is spectacular!

It is on my permanent list anytime I am in San Diego!

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