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Agave Maria's

106 S Montgomery St, Ojai, CA 93023 (Formerly Antonio's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina)
+1 805-646-6353
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Ranked #24 of 85 Restaurants in Ojai
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: We have a great outdoor patio shaded with colorful umbrellas, as well as covered patio and indoor seating. Call us to book your next event
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English first
Tinley Park, Illinois
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119 reviews 119 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We chose the restaurant as it was the busiest in town. Items on the menu were marked with a chili pepper if they were spicy, the tamale was not marked so I ordered it. It was much too spicy for my liking, plus it was 3 minute pieces oh pork and the rest was all corn masa. Needless to say... More 

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San Diego, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The food was great and there was an empty booth on the patio right in front of the fireplace! I had the skewered shrimp with red pepper sauce. My friend had the chili verde pork which he thought was pretty good!

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Ojai, California, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I try to take my girls at work to Agave every Friday for a great lunch! The service is great and they are all so friendly. Very animal friendly, too. When this restaraunt was Don Ricardos it was my one week old daugthers first outing and over the years Agave Maria's is the best it has been.

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364 reviews 364 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Good food. Try the queso dip. Great tortilla chips made out of flour tortillas. Nice patio. Very relaxing. Friendly staff and great service.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

While visiting Ojai last week we were looking for Mexican food for lunch. We found Agave Maria's off Trip Advisor and decided to try it. I was traveling with a friend through Southern/Central California and Ojai was one of our stops We got there late afternoon, so we easily got to sit outside on the patio. Margarita's were yummy. We... More 

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Ojai, California
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73 reviews 73 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

I don't know if anyone remembers the commercials where they talked about salsa being made in "New York City!" Well, I suspect this salsa was made in...Minnesota. I have never, ever tasted more bland, tasteless Mexican food. I should have known we were in for trouble when the customary chips and salsa were brought out. The salsa was basically a... More 

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Ojai, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The snapper with mango salsa is really great and the portion size is more than adequate for my 6' 3" better half. There is a roast chicken on the menu that is practically boneless and the flavor is off the charts. Many of the entrees come with lightly sauteed or grilled fresh veggies (asparagus is great) and usually a salad.... More 

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Ojai, California
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171 reviews 171 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This restaurant has been open 2-3 years. I tried it soon after it opened and was not impressed. The new owners spiffied up the menu and the furnishings but it was just average. I recently tried it again and the quality of the food has improved as has the outdoor seating area. Their chips and salsa were very good and... More 

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Virgin, UT
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Four of us went 3 had the chili colorado and we all liked it a lot. I make it at home and now don't like my own nearly as well. Great Maragaritas. The staff was friendly and put up with our more high maintenance guest, which is much appreciated. We will go back every time we return to Ojai!

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Oxnard, California
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145 reviews 145 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I didnt dine here, but had chips, salsa and tequila! They have an extensive selction of tequila. Service is good. Prices are resonable. Atmosphere authentic!

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Additional Information about Agave Maria's

Address: 106 S Montgomery St, Ojai, CA 93023 (Formerly Antonio's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina)
Phone Number: +1 805-646-6353
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ojai
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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