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Agave Maria's

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106 S Montgomery St, Ojai, CA 93023 (Formerly Antonio's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina)
+1 805-646-6353
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10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Description: We have a great outdoor patio shaded with colorful umbrellas, as well as...
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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  • 47
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Comfortable Terrace for Lunch

We happened upon Agava Maria's while exploring Ojai and decided to give it a try. It was filled with local people (always a good sign) and the terrace was very dog friendly. The drinks were well assembled and the food servings were ample and tasty. The service was very friendly and sitting outdoors... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
DiverDaveMinneapolis
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Minneapolis
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Minneapolis
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97 reviews 97 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

We happened upon Agava Maria's while exploring Ojai and decided to give it a try. It was filled with local people (always a good sign) and the terrace was very dog friendly. The drinks were well assembled and the food servings were ample and tasty. The service was very friendly and sitting outdoors on the quiet terrace made for a... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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94 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This was our third (and best) trip to Agave Maria's. The wait staff was very attentive and informative. And this time I ordered the beef fajitas. They were sizzling and delicious, served with choice of flour or corn tortillas, rice and the best refried beans ever! The last time I wrote a review, I mentioned that the chips tasted rather... More 

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Kenmore, Washington
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11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

A very nice patio for dining. Food was very good, I had a killer salad. Service was excellent, very attentive without hovering. Just the way it should be. Value was OK. About what you would expect for a

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Sunny Cali
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57 reviews 57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Looking for dog friendly restaurants...and loving Mexican food...we found an adorable restaurant off the main drag with great ambiance. Patio was lush and lit for atmosphere...very relaxing and comfortable. Had excellent service...very attentive to us and our dogs. Menu was very well priced...and the chili relleno was superb!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

My parents and I ride our bikes here along the bike path. Delicious salsa, chips and Mexican food. I ordered the Rellenos. Yummy

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ojai
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I've always loved the atmosphere - especially when it was the old Antonios back in the 80's. But somehow the reputation for great margaritas spilled over to the new Agave; as many times as I've gone with friends, the margaritas are weak and inconsistent. I find it's not authentic mexican and lacks flavor in many dishes. Be aware also -... More 

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Vancouver
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113 reviews 113 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Loved the margaritas here. We nejoyed the ones with Don Julio 92 and the original ones....amazing!!! Food is excellent...huge portions. My girfliend and i shared a salad and polished off 2 baskets of their nachos with super yummy salsa and guacomole. Service is terrible!!! so be prepared. I would reserve as thi place is very popular. Great value for meals... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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72 reviews 72 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We had margaritas all night long, they were so good! Loved watching the busy action from the bar area and getting to know the bartender! I was freakishly addicted to the salsa. I wasn't impressed initially since i thought it was a canned salsa at first. I quickly realized how great green and red onions were in salsa!! I normally... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Have eaten 2 times at Agave Maria's, once for dinner and for lunch. The selection on menu is very good and food is excellent. Tastes very fresh and homemade. Chips and salsa also very good. The best Pixie margarita on the rocks. Pleasant location on side street.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

the title says it. great selection of tequilas, good mexican food. charming patio dining. good prices.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 106 S Montgomery St, Ojai, CA 93023 (Formerly Antonio's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ojai
  • Phone Number: +1 805-646-6353

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?