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El Agave

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207 N Samish Way, Bellingham, WA
3606760340
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Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food, good service

We've eaten and taken out and always been pleased with the experience. I think they have the best pico de gallo in Bellingham and we usually get a container to go.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 28, 2015
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

We've eaten and taken out and always been pleased with the experience. I think they have the best pico de gallo in Bellingham and we usually get a container to go.

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Tel-Aviv
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62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

I visited this place on the way from Seattle to Vancouver more than 15 years ago. That time it was our wedding anniversary and we were so impressed that we decided when in Mercer Island visiting relatives and being again our anniversary to drive to Bellingham for lunch. It was really great and I can assure that next time I... More 

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Bedford, New York
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102 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

This place so outshines their rivals that it is not worth going anywhere else in Bellingham for quality authentic Mexican food, served graciously and well. The value is outstanding, and if you go on the internet you can get a discount coupon making tripe meal incredibly reasonable. And the generous sangria ain't bad either.

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Thank AUDEIC
Bellingham, Washington
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Moving up here from Seattle we like to joke that "there are a lot of Mexican restaurants in Bellingham" (there are) - but this former MacDonald's does a great job and has great food at great prices

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Thank dimibirdy
Mount Vernon, Washington
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204 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I was very impressed by the staff of this restaurant and would have rated it higher but the food was a bit bland. El Agave seems clean, pleasant and friendly. The food is probably above average for this area but not great. I asked the waiter for a recommendation and he suggested the carne asada plate. The meat was pretty... More 

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Thank Kenny S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 via mobile

This was the best Mexican food we have had in quite some time, wonderful service,very clean bathrooms the only thing I would change would be the booth seating very tight for us older folks that have a little more around the belly a little more room in that area please!

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Thank Finita C
Seattle
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78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We received excellent customer service and our waitress went above and beyond with suggestions for menu items that could be made gluten free. They do not have a gluten free menu. Our food came promptly. I tried their seafood enchiladas and would not have them again as seafood tasted old and definitely had a strong seafood smell. My husband had... More 

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Thank Pdbrown81
Bellingham, Washington
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

El Agave's other location is in Sudden Valley and as a resident of Sudden Valley, we're thrilled that they are here. Food is consistently good and portions are large. Margaritas are great! Staff are friendly and welcoming and service is fast but never rushed. The setting is beautiful looking out on the golf course. El Agave is in Gate 2... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Just got back from a quiet evening at El Agave. Service was immediate, like lightening. Ordered the Burrito to share, wise choice because it could almost feed a whole family. This is on our top list. Hope they keep up the quality and service in the future. Definitely a culinary destination and will return.

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Thank mike c
Vancouver, Canada
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65 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

Food was great and service was fast. We ordered carne asada their tuesday special and was extremely satisfied. Value for money and place was clean too. Would come back for more! It was right in front of the Coachman Inn and came here based on a tripadvisor review.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 207 N Samish Way, Bellingham, WA
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: 3606760340

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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