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Agave Grill

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$$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian, Pub
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100 Allyn St, Frnt, Hartford, CT 06103-1423
860-882-1557
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11:30 am - 1:30 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thu 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Fri 11:30 am - 1:30 am
Sat 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 75
    Excellent
  • 63
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Pleasant Place

Definitely get the guacamole. It's very good although too much for two people. Chips aren't very good but served as a utensil for the guacamole. I had scallops which were really very nice. I enjoyed them a lot although could have done with a little less blackening sauce. Hubble had chicken... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2015
Judy G
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Springfield, Virginia
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Springfield, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Definitely get the guacamole. It's very good although too much for two people. Chips aren't very good but served as a utensil for the guacamole. I had scallops which were really very nice. I enjoyed them a lot although could have done with a little less blackening sauce. Hubble had chicken enchiladas which were average. The house margarita was lovely... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Good food! We enjoyed all of our drinks, appetizers, chips and salsa and everyone loved their dinner. Great Mexican food with cocktails.

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Ocean Springs, Mississippi, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The restaurant has a pleasant atmosphere with great service. We were in Hartford to visit some sights and looked up restaurants on Trip Advisor. I have to say we have not had a bad meal following their top restaurants. This was no exception. I would not have thought that CT was where we would find wonderful, fresh innovative Mexican food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Agave is definitely the best Mexican in the area. The guacamole is always made fresh table side and is extremely flavorful. The chicken adobo chimichanga's are outstanding, and don't miss the cornbread pudding, which I think could stand tall as a meal of its own. The strawberry margarita's are spectacular. Our server Briana was great too. Highly recommend.

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Bloomington, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

recommended by my hotel and was not disappointed - great food and fresh guacamole, loved it. Close walk from my hotel.

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Clarksdale, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Ok, I was not expecting this great Mexican food, but we gave it shot and it was fantastic. You definitely should try this place. The tortillas tasted so fresh, homemade guacamole made at your table was fun and good. So much food plan on sharing appetizers to your dinner plate. Great atmosphere, great service.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

Stopped in on Monday night. Couldn't believe how dead Hartford was, this was the only place that had customers so I figured it must be ok. Don't take the advice of the waiter on what margarita to get...1/2 the size for double the price. Otherwise, the food was good, the service was friendly and we got some tips on other... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I had never been and ended up going before a show at Hartford Stage. I've seen the cart at Bushnell Park and had heard good things so I was excited to try it out. We had a late breakfast with no real lunch, so we devoured the basket of chips and dip waiting for our friends. The dip had a... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Went in for a few drinks and food before a play at The Bushnell. We were able to take advantage of happy hour. $4 Margaritas! Food was tasty and delicious!

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Middletown
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Went for dinner and it was amazing...the guacamole was worth the trip, made right at the table, and entrees were hot and fresh. I would recommend Agave for all who visit downtown Hartford

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 100 Allyn St, Frnt, Hartford, CT 06103-1423
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hartford
  • Phone Number: 860-882-1557

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:30 am
Friday
11:30 am - 1:30 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:30 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?