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AGAVA Restaurant

381 Pine Tree Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850
607-319-4366
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Ranked #28 of 243 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
Ithaca, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We truly enjoy this restaurant and have visited all times of the day, with family, as a couple, as a group (Cornell/Ithaca College students love this place!), you name it. It's accommodating to all; the ambiance is Southwestern unique-chic, very updated and clean. All told, Agava is good-good-good! Love the local farm-to-food concept, lovely energy among staff, great bar (if... More 

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Ithaca, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

If you're looking for a perfect Sunday brunch in Ithaca this is the place. One word, Mimosas. There hasn't been one thing on the menu I didn't like. The bar is small but the bartenders are great and the mojitos are to die for. In the nice weather there's really great outside seating.

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Trumansburg, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I dined here in early December with a friend who has celiac disease. I also brought along my 12 year old twin daughters. Who would think I could please everyone at one restaurant?? We split a number of plates-- roasted root vegetables, charbroiled oysters and an order of the Chile Rellenos, along with some great wine. One daughter opted for... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Excellent food and a great variety. Tacos Chicken tinga were amazingly good. Loved the quinoa fritters Nice atmosphere with flatbread oven, small tables and local artwork.

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Syracuse, New York
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134 reviews 134 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 via mobile

We take a customer here almost every time in Ithaca. Their unique sustainable selections please the eye and the mouth. Do not miss the agava honey chili brussel sprouts ( I know but these are not your mothers brussels really!) and try the butternut squash farro out of this world. The free salsa and chips are delicious to start and... More 

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NYC
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

Back in Ithaca on business, I came here to see what had evolved from the previous restaurant(s) that I had known here when in graduate school (~ 20 years ago). At first, I was not impressed by the prospect of another SW style restaurant but took the chance. I am so glad I did. When traveling solo I like to... More 

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Leverett, MA
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237 reviews 237 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
185 helpful votes 185 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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60 reviews 60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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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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