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Agua Verde

1303 NE Boat St, Seattle, WA 98105-6701 (University District)
(206) 545-8570
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Ranked #553 of 3,447 Restaurants in Seattle
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican, Vegetarian
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating, Scenic view, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch
Neighborhood: University District
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English first
Everett, Washington
Top Contributor
119 reviews 119 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Agua Verde is one of the best Mexican food restaurants in the area. Located near the University of Washington's main campus, on the Mont Lake Cut which provides a great view of people using the water way while you enjoy a very Delicious meal. There menu is well balanced with great choices and even some not so well known dishes... More

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

Agua Verde is one of our favorite restaurants in Seattle. The staff are friendly, the margaritas are great, we love the salsas, and the tacos are delicious. I usually get the sweet potato tacos, and my husband always gets the catfish tacos. Both are wonderful. The view is great any time of year. The only problem is the long wait... More

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Vancouver, Washington, United States
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64 reviews 64 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

My best friend and I visited Agua Verde for lunch one day while I was staying in Seattle and I must say I was not impressed. We were referred here by a few friends and it did not live up to the high standards our friends had given it. The margaritas were weak and the food was okay. It does... More

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Seattle, Washington
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I went with a friend and my tween daughter on a sunny summer weekday for a late lunch (1:00 p.m.). There was a line out the door, which is usually a good sign. After a long wait, we finally arrived at the counter to place our order. I ordered the carnitas (shredded pork) tacos, and my daughter wanted just one... More

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Seattle, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Unique menu (I had sweet potato-based tacos), Excellent Salsa (three kinds, first rate), great chips, hole-in-the-wall ambience. Wonderful tastes, friendly service. I'm a fan for life. I plan on bringing friends and family back over and over...

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Seattle
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

If you're on the University of Washington campus or anywhere nearby, do drop into the Aqua Verde Cafe and Paddle Club overlooking Portage Bay and some of Seattle's famous house boats. Time arrival for lunch not later than 11:30am or after 1pm, to avoid the hordes of university students, staff and faculty members who head for this spot at noon.... More

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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100 reviews 100 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This is a restaurant/bar on the water that also does kayak hire. I hung out in the bar (on the deck) whilst friends were or on the water. The service was slow but polite, the beer tasty but only 2 on draught - and they put lime in my dark beer. Why? I had chips & salsa - the chips... More

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Sebastopol
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

It's a 1.5 hour round-trip kayak to the Arboretum. Get *clear* instructions before you go. The entrance isn't at all obvious.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Had the lemon cod burrito and it was excellent, and quick service. Queue out the door because it was lunch time. Sat outside looking over the water - great atmosphere.

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SEATTLE
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106 reviews 106 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014 via mobile

..... But it was disappointing. Chips just meh, homemade salsas rather sweet, gorditas over-cooked and bland. Drinks, view, and service ok. I will probably give it another try & order something else, but it was not that great.

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