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Taqueria Agave

427 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA 95010-3311
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Ranked #29 of 91 restaurants in Capitola
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Aug 20, 2014
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9 reviews from our community

87% Recommend
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English first
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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76 reviews 76 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Their burritos are great. Beans, rice, cheese, and a meat of your choice for a very reasonable price. THe service is fast and the have good chips and salsa.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The food was Good, not excellent, but pretty good. I ordered a carne asada burrito, However if you have allergies and call to ask what ingredients are in a dish, the staff couldn't tell you, not only was I put on hold several times, but after 15 minutes nobody knew what kind of oil they used or what all was... More

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Capitola, California
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Only a few blocks from the ocean you can find solid real Mexican food without the fanfare or fuu fuu. The folks there know their food and you get good stuff - Carne Asada, Pollo Asado, Carnitas (my fave) and more. Even the peppers and carrots are authentic (and self serve!) The burritos are massive, but my favorite is the... More

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Berkeley, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Great prices..good food. Perfect location..close to beach and shops.. Would definitely dine here again

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Felton, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

The food was tasty, hot and prepared on the spot. Loved the chips and salsa that comes with it. Portions are huge for the burritos and tacos. Recommend the fish taco and the seafood burrito!

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Sonoma County, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

Basic American/Mexican smashed beans and rice fare. Shrimp Diablo was swimming in sauce - couldn't finish half my meal. Other meal was a fish taco which my dining partner enjoyed. NIce homemade salsa for chip dipping. Inexpensive, quick and funky.

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Santa Cruz, California
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148 reviews 148 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

This small and cozy Mexican restaurant has really good food. You order at the counter and they bring it to your table. I had the chicken enchiladas which were very tasty and my friend had the pork casadia. I will definitely eat here again soon.

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Santa Cruz, California, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

We have tried several Mexican eateries around the Santa Cruz area. None have matched the flavor and service we have received at this restaurant. Everything we have tried has been delicious. The location is small and intimate. Parking is across the street in the city lot. Visit Taqueria Agave in Capitola and enjoy some wonderful authentic Mexican food and maybe... More

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2011 via mobile

This restaurant is out of the way, and was empty when we arrived mid afternoon. My husband and I shared the vegetarian nachos and we were pleasantly surprised at how good they were. The atmosphere is lacking but the nachos and salsa were good. And service was very fast.

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