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Agave Mexican Bistro

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50 State St, Newburyport, MA 01950-6610
978-499-0428
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Today
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Bar scene
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 82
    Excellent
  • 66
    Very good
  • 32
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Guacamole around

Gotta get the nachos. Shredded chicken, extra Guac and sour cream. Margarita's are also very good and large.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 13, 2015
Aris K
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Newburyport, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
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205 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Boston
Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

If you are jonesing for Mexican food, same few bucks and go to El Tapatio. Agave is another overpriced Newburyport establishment that think they have the right to overcharge because they are in the town center. Their "signature" margaritas are small, and mostly sour mix. The food is edible but not worth the price.

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Great spot for lunch, dinner or just drinks. Great food, friendly service and love the dinning area both indoors and outside.

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Newburyport, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Agave is a wonderful restaurant in Newburyport that hits all the marks. The food is terrific, the decor is fun with three floors and two bar areas, and the service is spot on. The Carne Asada Nachos are my favorite and the beer is always super cold! We love it here and have never been disappointed.

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Newburyport, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Gotta get the nachos. Shredded chicken, extra Guac and sour cream. Margarita's are also very good and large.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

If your looking for the BEST Tequila around...take a Tequlia fight at Agave! They have a multi page menu of just Tequila! Tequila flights with mix & match of all ranges & smoothness. Full bottle & draft beer menu as well as wine by the glass & bottle. Three floors of Resturaunt in a charming old building. Dining at all... More 

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Boston
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I have dined at Agave MANY times and am always plead with the quality of food, the level of service, the overall decor, and the friendliness of the owner and staff. Aside from signature Mexican fare, their Shrimp & Avocado Salad is incredible - and massive. And the "house" margarita never disappoints.

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burlington, vermont
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49 reviews 49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We frequent Agave when we're in town. The food is good (I particularly like the cheese enchiladas with their homemade mole sauce) and the service efficient and pleasant. The atmosphere is also enjoyable - sort of a mix between friendly and sophisticated. There's a small bar in the front and a larger one to the right on the ground floor... More 

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Newburyport, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is by far the BEST Mexican restaurant around! The tacos are so tasty and the kids love the Casa Dias! You can't go wrong with the delicious Sangria. In the summer it is nice to sit outside and enjoy the people watching while enjoying your meal.

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Don't bother with the food, it's just not worth eating, stick to the drinks and your all set. Oh maybe the chips make the mark

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branford
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This was a wonderful mexican restaurant. The appetizers were great, as well as the homemade chips and salsa. They gave you a great quantity of food and the Margaritas were the best!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 50 State St, Newburyport, MA 01950-6610
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newburyport
  • Phone Number: 978-499-0428

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?