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AGAVA Restaurant

381 Pine Tree Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850
607-319-4366
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Ranked #29 of 241 Restaurants in Ithaca
Price range: $5 - $25
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Southwestern, Mexican
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: AGAVA is a Southwest-Inspired restaurant featuring a wood-fired oven, farm-to-table cuisine and a seasonal menu. The restaurant also has one of the most unique bars in the region, both in design and drink selection. Agava is located in the old East Ithaca Train Depot in Ithaca, NY.
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English first
Leverett, MA
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235 reviews 235 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Six of us decided to try this for dinner. Two were from out of town, four were locals. It was a Saturday night. An afternoon call revealed that about half of the restaurant was by reservation and the other half was available for walk-in guests. We wanted a reservation for 7 PM, but were told 7:30 would work. OK. Then... More 

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Pennsylvania
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57 reviews 57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This is a great restaurant. It is a bit loud but, the food is delicious. The pizzas and the salads are just great. Desserts are wonderful too.

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longvalley, nj
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

My husband and I went on a thursday night and we sat by the bar area- our waitress wasn't the best since she had two big parties and kept forgetting about us. Someone else cleared our plates. My husbands burger was excellent but my ghostbuster flatbread was horrible. The dough was very tough and there were barely any toppings or... More 

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Orchard Park, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Had the bacon and eggs small plate and their freshly made guacamole to start then added a couple of great flatbread pizzas. Enjoyed the agave mojito and margaritas. Really good. Sat on the back patio area and really enjoyed the entire experience. Look forward to our next visit! Can't wait to try more great food!,

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Connecticut
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My daughter was encouraged to try Agava by one of her college classmates who grew up locally. The food was great and the atmosphere was casual and fun. Great beer list too. I loved my burger and we shared a delicious farro appetizer.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Great service super fresh and wonderful food. Another winner in Ithaca grits were a huge surprise and the filet opened my eyes, every little touch was spot on. Nothing like an upright bass to set the mood for great and interesting food, enjoy!!

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Cortland, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I've now been to Agava four times, all for dinner, and have had an awesome experience each time I've eaten there. The Brussels sprouts are amazing - crunchy, sweet, spicy, and totally unique. The taquitos are also excellent, as are the crab cakes. I like that they offer a variety of small plates as well as large entrees. I love... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed a reasonably priced meal in a lively setting. The food was good but our server had a bit of an attitude about him.The hostess was very accommodating to us in finding a table that was acceptable without a reservation.

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Seoul, Korea
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58 reviews 58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

As this restaurant is far from the Commons where many local restaurants gather, I had to pay attention not to lose. But when I entered this humble restaurant, I felt comfortable at the cosy atmosphere. Pictures of the wall made me relaxed with the big pizza oven at one side. The food was full of southern taste. As I liked... More 

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New York
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69 reviews 69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Enjoyed Brunch at AGAVA. We were celebrating our 29th Wedding Anniversary. Hubby chose a Brunch flatbread with egg, cheese and lots of other yummy stuff that he proclaimed was delicious. It was quite ample to say the lead. I chose one of the Brunch specials - short ribs with cheesy grits and fried eggs. Could have fed a family of... More 

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Additional Information about AGAVA Restaurant

Address: 381 Pine Tree Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone Number: 607-319-4366
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 25
Cuisine: Southwestern, Mexican

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