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Agave Maria's

106 S Montgomery St, Ojai, CA 93023 (Formerly Antonio's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina)
(805) 646-6353
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Ranked #22 of 79 restaurants in Ojai
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
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85 reviews from our community

75% Recommend
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Ojai, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Excellent Mexican cuisine and exceptional margaritas. In season, try the tangerine drinks. They'll really light you up with terrific flavor.

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Santa Clarita, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We love Mexican food (prefer it on the mild side) and our hotel host recommended Agave Maria's, so we were excited to try it. It was a little cool outside (they have a huge dining patio), so we chose to eat inside. First impression...not the cleanest eating establishment I've ever been to. We were greeted by our server and drinks... More

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Santa Barbara, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Its my weekly choice! If its just the two of you or a large party they are there to serve you! Great food, great spirits, excellent salmon! Love the salsa!

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Glen Ellyn, IL
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We walked to Agave Maria's from the Emerald Iguana where we were staying. We were in the mood for Mexican food and they fif not dissapoint. We had a nice table outside and the service was fine. Chips and Salsa were great as were the margaritas. I had the Lime and my husband had the Cadillac. Both of us ordered... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014 via mobile

20 min before even receiving a menu at lunch. Walked by us as if we were not even there. Terrible device.

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Fallbrook, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

While on a motorcycle trip up the coast I decided to ride a nice mountain hwy (33) this will take you to Ojai. I decided to have lunch due to the very welcoming patio. Here is a quick overview: Service - acceptable Food - at or above average Chip & Salsa - very good Margaritas - very good as well... More

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Ojai, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014 via mobile

Great food and pleasant outside patio! Will keep going back. Food is fresh & high quality. Service a little slow when busy.

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Loved the pixie margarita. Asked for and received hotter hot sauce and made all the difference because it was a bit bland for us. We love Mexican food and this gave us what is expected. We would definitely go again when in Ojai.

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Phoenix, Arizona
4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

My first visit to Ojai, CA was enhanced by a nice lunch at Agave Maria's! The margaritas are quite tasty! My cousin had Carne Asada salad. She said it was fresh and delicious. I had the Chicken Tortilla soup. I expected it to be watery/thin. Instead it was quite thick and hearty. Which was perfect for a cool day. (note:... More

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Los Angeles
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83 reviews 83 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

First time at this restaurantnt even if we come to Ojai at least a couple of times a year; we tried other Mexican Restaurant before but they had an event and decided to give Agave Maria's a try. We started with the chips and salsa along with some margaritas (the pixie ones are awesome on the rocks) and my friend... More

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